Content for Tuesday, August 17, 2010

News & Stories

Isolate, Expose, Avoid

What does it mean when a public lobbying firm says that a key objective is to “isolate and expose extremists”? Public records recently obtained from Southwestern College offer a rare peek into the strategies of ...

System to Be Bucked?

The limitations imposed on U.S. dollar deposits in Mexican banks shall stand, says Ernesto Cordero, secretary of Mexico’s finance ministry. Cordero recently delivered this message to Juan Manuel Hernández Niebla, president of Coparmex, an organization ...

Pig Pit Goes Boom

At about 10:30 p.m. on August 14, the police and fire departments were called to a residence on Noble Street in Casa de Oro after neighbors heard a loud explosion. There was plenty excitement among ...

Thirsty Guy

Sometime after 4 a.m. on August 15, neighbors were awakened by loud voices outside a house on Upas Street that had hosted a party the night before. One man repeatedly told a second man to ...

Nowhere Near Bankruptcy?

Twenty people attended District 3 city councilmember Todd Gloria's latest community coffee klatch on August 14 at Grant's Marketplace in South Park. (Contrary to what the photo suggests, alcoholic beverages were not served.) Gloria spent ...