Please Note: Letters to the Editor are limited to 250 words. “Thank you” letters are limited to thanking no more than six organizations/businesses/people in total. More than that requires a paid ad to be placed. Photographs are not allowed with Letters to the Editor. The writer’s name, address, and phone number are required for verification; only the name will be printed with the letter. Anonymous letters are not accepted. The deadline is Friday at 4 p.m. for the following week’s paper. As always, placement is dependent on the amount of space available in the paper each week. Items can also be faxed to (760) 723-7319, or brought to 1588 S. Mission Rd. Suite 200. For more information, call (760) 723-7319.