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Paying it forward with courtesy

I don’t remember where I was when I first heard the phrase “someone is always watching.” Most likely it was at church-related youth fellowship meeting I sometimes attended as a teenager.

July 29, 2014

Is vaccination order linked to pertussis epidemic?

For almost seven months, California parents have been free to claim without offering any proof that their religion forbids getting their children vaccinated against once-dreaded and disabling diseases such as polio, mumps, pertussis and smallpox.

July 29, 2014

Fantastical calendar app adds flexible functions

Over the course of a business day I spend lots of time using iCal, Apple’s default calendar program. I use it to plan, to keep track of my schedule, create alerts for appointments and import my travel schedule from TripIt.

July 28, 2014

Callaway Golf Co. performance under par for investors

I have heard many people say “Invest in what you know and what you love.” While I think that may be a good place to start, it may not be the best overall investment strategy.

July 25, 2014

Why wealth becomes concentrated

“The rich get richer and the poor get poorer,” says the porch philosopher. “It takes money to make money.”

July 25, 2014

What’s ahead for San Diego’s multifamily market?

Whether you’re a landlord or tenant, you’ve likely noticed some pretty powerful dynamics in San Diego’s multifamily market right now. The primary trend drivers fall into four categories: jobs, the overall housing market, baby boomers and cap rates.

July 25, 2014

Workplace reality hits the class of 2014

Thousands of young Americans and their proud family members and friends celebrated their graduation from colleges and universities last month. For many, especially those who are the first to graduate from college in their family, it is one of life’s milestones.

July 25, 2014

A pork chop around every neck

The classic “ugly” joke goes: "I was so ugly as a child they hung a pork chop around my neck so the dog would play with me." Who knew that would become a sound municipal governing principle?

July 24, 2014

A nation of immigrants faces reality

The immigration reform legislation before Congress has become the favorite kickball of this session. Despite a reasonable effort passed by the Senate with a bipartisan majority a year ago, the House of Representatives has shelved immigration legislation. Reasonable folk believe it must be addressed to stop the gridlock at the Mexican border.

July 24, 2014
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