Scam Diego Entries for October, 2009

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Memory -- er, uh -- Lapses at the Union-Tribune

The Union-Tribune should be giving memory classes to its employees. Maybe an honesty class would help, too, but I don't ...

Local Lead Indicators Continue Rising

The lead indicators of the San Diego economy rose 1% in September from August, the seventh straight month of gains. ...

San Diego Home Prices Rose in August; Values Down 38.7% from Peak

San Diego County home values rose 1.6% between July and August, although this was worse than the 2.5% increase from ...

U-T Circulation Drops Sharply, but Many Dailies Do Worse

Union-Tribune daily (Mon.-Fri.) circulation dropped to 242,705 from 269,820 for the six months ended September 2009 compared with the same ...

Fabiani Quote Suggests Chargers L.A. Move May Be Done Deal

If another NFL team occupies a new stadium under consideration in City of Industry in the Los Angeles market, "It ...

Burnham's "Elitist" Remark Hands Victory to Rider

Congratulations to real estate mogul Malin Burnham for inadvertently handing opponents of a $432 million city hall a rallying cry. ...

Beware Buying Biotech on Basis of Ballyhoo

Stock of biotech Aethlon Medical enjoyed a big ride this week on the basis of a news release touting a ...

Moores, Cronies to Pay about $55 Million in Peregrine Settlement

Although all the details are not final, there is an agreement for John Moores and former board members and officers ...

San Diego Unemployment Drops on Seasonal Factors

The San Diego County unemployment rate dropped to 10.2% in September from a revised 10.6% in August, according to the ...

Fabled Borrego Springs Resort, Development May Close Nov. 30

According to today's (Oct. 15) issue of the Borrego Sun, the Borrego Ranch Resort & Spa (formerly Casa del Zorro) ...

Wall Street's Party Depends on Main Street's Misery

Wall Street rejoiced yesterday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average once again went over 10,000. This time, however, there is ...

Ponzi Schemer J. David "Jerry" Dominelli Is Dead

J. David "Jerry" Dominelli, whose multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme rocked San Diego in the 1980s, continuing into the 1990s, has ...

Did Copley Sell Too Soon? Newspaper Stocks Rebound -- but Still Low

Copley Press sold the Union-Tribune last spring for the sharply-discounted value of its real estate. At the time, everything looked ...

Copley Press Trying to Sell 22 Acres Adjoining Fox Hill

Copley Press is selling nearly 22 La Jolla acres with a beautiful view of the sea. The parcel adjoins Fox ...

Copley La Jolla Headquarters, Library for Sale

The La Jolla headquarters of Copley Press at 7776 Ivanhoe is listed for sale for $11.5 million on LoopNet, billed ...

Controversial LRAD Boosts American Technology Sales

American Technology Corp. announced today that its revenues for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30 would be up 39%, making ...

Judge Rules Fraud Case against AIG Can Proceed

Judge Yvette Palazuelos of state court in Los Angeles ruled today (Oct. 8) that a fraud case against American International ...

In San Diego County, Fat Pensions Mean Higher Taxes

The San Diego County Taxpayers Association released a study dated today (Oct. 8) showing that the cities in San Diego ...

Stock of Acadia Soars. Beware.

Stock of San Diego biotech Acadia Pharmaceuticals has zoomed 19.39% this morning (Oct. 6) to $1.97. My advice: stay clear ...

Cock an Eyebrow at September Job Loss Data

The September job loss data reported Friday morning by the federal government was bad, but realistically, it was worse. Jobs ...

Teamsters Write U-T Advertisers Seeking Support

The Graphic Communications Conference of the Teamsters local 432-M wrote Union-Tribune advertisers this week, seeking their support in the union's ...

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