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Light Brown Apple Moth Spreading North?

In September 2010, the California Department of Food and Agriculture quarantined a portion of San Diego County when the light brown apple moth was found one mile east of Balboa Park. The pest, native to ...

Pastor Miles McPherson to Take Over for Father Joe Carroll?

According to the Father Joe's Villages website, after 30 years of serving San Diego neighbors in need, "Father Joe Carroll has announced his retirement as CEO of Father Joe's Villages and its partner agencies, effective ...

If You Want to Work for Oceanside, You Have to Be E-Verified

Companies that have contracts with the City of Oceanside are now required to register with the Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify system to assure that none of their employees are in the country illegally. "In ...

San Diego Used to Be Nearly Recession-Proof. What Happened?

One of the most frustrating phases of unemployment these days is waiting for the economy to show signs of recovery from a recession. It’s annoying because no individual or business really can do much about ...

Don’t Just Answer Questions. Ask Them.

You are near the end of a job interview. You have almost completed an hour-long conversation with the “Ultimate Decision-Maker,” the president and chief executive officer, who turns to you and asks, “Now, what questions ...

Sendai, Japan: The Day the Earth Shook

March 11 was a cold, slow-moving Friday afternoon at our home in Sendai. As a freelance writer and translator, I was making a transition, familiar on such idle afternoons. Having finished a bit of urgent ...

Beer-lin, Germany

It is truly easier on the streets of Berlin to buy a bottle of beer than one of water. And no matter what time of day it is, you'll observe someone sipping a cold one, ...

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