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San Diego’s water outlook is improving

Every year the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California hosts several inspection tours of some of its water facilities, including pumping stations and aqueducts. The southern tour, which I just enjoyed, is offered in conjunction with the San Diego County Water Authority.

November 25, 2014

Reversal coming for unjust PUC ruling?

Both the president of the California Public Utilities Commission and one of its commissioners admit to improper, unethical contacts with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. over items including which judges should rule on the utility's cases.

November 25, 2014

What the S+ has to say

Here are sample messages that the S+ delivered:

November 24, 2014

A sleep tracker that lives up to its name

ResMed is a well-regarded San Diego company that makes medical devices to help those with sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea. When I learned the company had developed a sleep monitor for consumer use, it piqued my interest. After all, ResMed probably knows more about sleep disorders than any other products company.

November 24, 2014

Key pension question unanswered in Stockton ruling

Politicians and public employees drawing pensions had high hopes they would get clarity on a key question from the federal bankruptcy judge presiding over the city of Stockton’s ongoing attempt to regain its financial health.

November 24, 2014

Constant connection and living in the ‘now’

If you have been on the planet more than two decades, you have seen tremendous changes in how we live, the boundaries between nations, the climate, our chances of earning a living, the kinds of jobs that exist, the dynamics of politics, our understanding of fundamental physics, our ability to manipulate the process of life, and the list goes on and on.

November 21, 2014

Kids explore careers at craft championships

All parents want their children to be happy and successful in life. That vision usually includes pursuing a fulfilling career that pays a good salary. But we ask our kids to choose a career path with very little information.

November 21, 2014

Do veterans deserve to be ignored?

News coverage about American veterans with post-combat trauma is constant. Mental disorders, drug and alcohol addiction have evolved into suicides, as recently reported about the young Marine who shot himself on a firing range in Oceanside because of despondency.

November 20, 2014
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