Content for Thursday, March 28, 2013

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In the Hopper, Part 2: The Next Best Things

More new local craft breweries I’m excited about

Recent conversations with fellow craft beer fans recently got me to thinking about which of the 30-plus work-in-progress San Diego County breweries I’m most excited to see open. Last week, I tackled the top five. ...

Jaunt up to Northern Ireland

Check off the UK province's must-sees, an easy drive from Dublin.

Ever since the peace accords of 1997, Northern Ireland has enjoyed a bit of a renaissance. Freed from 25 years of conflict, referred to locally as “The Troubles,” Northern Ireland has rebuilt its economy – ...

How hot is your network?

It's hotter than you probably realize

There are many studies that have been compiled for decades on techniques that people use when they are conducting a job search. The one job search method that has consistently ranked at the top for ...

Río Lagartos — The Yucatan's Natural Side

Wildlife-rich wetlands preserve two hours from Cancun.

When you're in Cancun – and are tired of white sand beaches and turquoise water – drive to Río Lagartos, where you have a chance to see bright pink flamingos, sea turtles, rare birds and ...

Garden of Innocence gets another angel

An abandoned-baby cemetery has another angel watching over its little ones at El Camino Memorial Park after a hand-sculpted bronze statue was permanently placed on the grounds March 25. Carole Lee, of Vista, is a ...

A career In fun

San Diego's theme parks employ thousands

San Diego has it all; 300-plus days of sunshine, beautiful sandy beaches, great Mexican food… and theme parks. The world famous San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, Sea World, Legoland, even old-school Belmont Park bring ...

What the sequester means for the border

Mostly bad news

“April is the cruelest month…”, begins the first line of T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Waste Land,” perhaps more aptly retitled “The Wait Land” for the border region. This April, federal budgetary squabbles and sequestration cuts ...

Show up and put a smile on your face

The importance of face-to-face networking

For the second in a six-part series about stepping up your job search or job upgrade process, business coach Kate Hanley explains the importance of networking. Last time, we talked about the importance of the ...

Puppy mill protests continue

A group of about 25 puppy mill protesters waved signs and chanted for two hours on March 16 in front of San Diego Puppy, a puppy shop at 5827 Mission Gorge Road. The next protest ...

The generation gap narrows

An unusual connection between the oldest and youngest workers

The workplace generational gap appears to be shrinking – at least among some of the youngest and oldest workers. A new survey by Randstad, a global provider of human resource services, notes the unusual connections ...

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