Content for Thursday, September 12, 2013

News & Stories

San Diego sheriffs choose 9/11 to conduct parolee check

“They could have picked a different day,” says angry parent

Arriving parents and the students they were dropping off in front of the San Dieguito High School Academy may have been concerned on the morning of September 11. From out in front of the campus ...

The cure

I finally cure plantar fasciitis.

Here we go, I’m about to cure plantar fasciitis. Well, at least help prevent it. There is no agreement as to what causes plantar fasciitis but the only way to fix it is rest. If ...

Back to the Border.

Teatro Mascara Magica’s Detained in the Desert runs through this weekend. The compelling play is about undocumented immigrants, a subject so vital they say the only way to see it fully is to be there. ...

Sediment to be trucked out of Border Field State Park

State legislature flows money to project

Starting today, September 12, the sediment piled up in Goat Canyon's enormous basins will be removed, thanks to a $1 million state-budget award in June for Border Field State Park. The three-year project calls for ...

When finding a job is your job

Five keys to a successful search

For the final in a six-part series, Kate Kerr (nee Hanley) reviews the five main practices necessary to ensuring success with your job search or accelerating your career path. Let’s review. We’ve talked separately about ...

Old dog? Learn new tricks

For the last eight months, Jan Browning, 54 of San Diego, searched the Internet, networked diligently, and used all the social networking tools available to find a job. After 347 applications and 45 interviews she ...

Fathom Bistro beer dinners packin' 'em in

If you’d have told me you could squeeze two dozen people into the wooden box at the end of the Shelter Island pier, I’d have called you a liar. I’m still not sure it’s advised, ...

Go team

The importance of good workplace chemistry

For more than a decade, I was a player/manager of a men’s baseball team, a collection of former minor leaguers, college players and a few former high school benchwarmers. It was a pretty serious endeavor ...

Ocean Beach Woman’s Club, at 89, struggling

Modern women don't have as much time for civic clubs

The Ocean Beach Woman’s Club is celebrating its 89th birthday this year. But it's uncertain whether or not the club will be around next year. The organization began serving the community in 1924, helping to ...