Content for Sunday, November 3, 2013

News & Stories

Alejandro Escovedo on writing songs and the substance of big family reunions

Alejandro Escovedo checks in with the Reader from Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he is hunkered down with a wicked case of allergies. "At least, I think that's what it is. It just started this ...

Psychic Intuitive

I watch as he tells a woman that her dead mother is on the other side, happy and safe, and the woman is smiling and teary eyed a little and so so pleased and then ...

Overtime abuse reported at Border Patrol's San Ysidro office

Whisteblowers claim officers routinely add hours to time card

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel is authorized to report violations such as wastes of funds reported by federal government whistleblowers. In a letter to President Obama, on October 31, the office reported six cases ...

Qualcomm may be bidder for ailing BlackBerry

Local chip-maker had $11.5 billion in cash a few months ago

According to a story in the Wall Street Journal that later appeared in the New York Times and on Bloomberg News, a consortium that includes Qualcomm, private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, and BlackBerry's cofounders, ...

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