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The Conundrum of Desert Farming

Swaying in a hammock strung beneath palm trees on a cliff side high above Rainbow Valley, a tiny village just east of the unincorporated town of Fallbrook, I look out fifteen some odd miles over ...

Southeast Alaska: Craig and Klawock

You arrive at the Ketchikan Airport and quickly transfer to the Island Air Express counter. You excitedly secure your seatbelt and headphones inside the tiny nine-passenger aircraft. Within five minutes you’re soaring with the eagles ...

Interview with a Utility Box Painter

I came upon an artist on June 5 who was painting a utility box in Ocean Beach. Alicia Garcia, a 33-year-old student of art history, said it usually takes three to four days to complete ...

Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico

Carlsbad Cavern National Park lies within the limestone Guadalupe Mountain range – the world’s best-preserved Permian-age fossil reef – in what was once a shallow inland sea some 240-plus million years ago. I talked my ...

Sweetwater Union High School District Money Trail Gets Longer

In a recent interview, Bertha Lopez voiced a strong opinion about Sweetwater Union High School District attorney Bonifacio Garcia. Lopez, who has been a Sweetwater boardmember since 2008 and served as a Chula Vista boardmember ...

Big Job Creation By Small Business

Politicians talk about it. Business executives talk about it. The unemployed and underemployed certainly talk about it. What is it? It is job creation. And job creation typically comes from small, profitable companies. According to ...

Bad Communication Equals Failure

Is there any employee who hasn’t witnessed his or her employer about to make a big mistake before it is made? Probably not. Companies make mistakes because they rush a product to market, fail to ...

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