Commentary

State CEQA exemptions sully governor’s green reputation

Gov. Jerry Brown has never professed to be the model of political or ideological consistency. In fact, he’s a decades-long advocate of the “canoe theory” of politics, which goes like this: You paddle a little to the left and you paddle a little to the right, and you keep going straight down the middle of the steam.

August 28, 2015

OK, bye

Writing a column about my last column in this newspaper is a bit presumptuous. I’m not a known writer beyond the relatively small pond of San Diego’s business community, and the San Diego Daily Transcript is not the Financial Times or Wall Street Journal.

August 28, 2015

Anti-Semitism issue again confronts UC Regents

Back in June, the president of the University of California promised on national radio that the UC Board of Regents would vote in its next meeting — in July — on whether to adopt the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism.

August 26, 2015

This is what Tourette Syndrome looks like

"Are you sure?" I asked my daughter before writing this column.

August 26, 2015

Uncovering your own secret of selling

Think about the last few things you purchased. They hold the secrets to increasing your sales.

August 26, 2015

About editing DNA, editing newspaper columns

If you want a window to your future put “crispr cas9” in the search bar and read the first dozen items out of the half million hits that Google returns. Or you can read the article about DNA editing in the July issue of Wired magazine.

August 25, 2015

Gay rights and religious rights

Recently the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that marriage between individuals of the same sex is protected by our constitution. That now seems to be settled law, though one never really knows anymore.

August 25, 2015

International conference inspires business owner

The editor of CREW Corner recently sat down with Jill Winchell, CEO of Jill Winchell Design, a San Diego-based commercial real estate interior design firm. Winchell has more than 25 years of design expertise and works with clients in biotech, technology, corporate, mixed use and health care. She is also an adjunct professor at SDSU.

August 24, 2015

Prop. 47 looks like a well-intentioned blunder

The more time goes by since last fall’s passage of the high-minded Proposition 47, the more it begins to look like a well-intentioned mistake.

August 24, 2015

Another look at Chevy Volt, Apple Watch

Here are updates on products I’ve reviewed before: the Chevy Volt and Apple Watch.

August 24, 2015
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