Scam Diego Entries for March, 2010

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SD Home Values Rise, Reports S&P

San Diego County home values rose by almost 0.9% in January compared to December, according to Case-Shiller/Standard & Poor's data ...

Dubious Accounting Hides Greater Pension Woes

An article on page 2 of today's (March 29) Wall Street Journal points out that government pension woes, already considered ...

Despite Alleged Conflicts, Bersin Gets Border Post on Interim Basis

San Diegan Alan Bersin is one of 15 appointees that President Obama today (March 27) said would be named to ...

SD Gains Jobs in February; Unemployment Rate Drops

San Diego County gained 900 jobs in February compared with January, the first month-over-month gain since November of last year, ...

Local Lead Indicators Inch Up

The lead indicators of the San Diego economy, published by economist Alan Gin of the University of San Diego, edged ...

Qualcomm Makes Bold Forecast, Stock Zooms

Stock of telecom superstar Qualcomm soared 4.98% today (March 25) as the company forecast better times ahead. Earlier this month, ...

Is City Council Cerebrally Bankrupt?

Sometimes you have to wonder about San Diego's city council and its mainstream media. On Tuesday (March 23) Councilmember Marti ...

Poll: Americans Distrust Wall Street, but Not Sure about Government

The latest Bloomberg National Poll, released today (March 24) indicates Americans overwhelmingly dislike the financial industry, but aren't sure the ...

"Loan Modification" Telemarketer Indicted

The U.S. attorney's office today (March 23) unsealed the indictment of Glenn Steven Rosofsky, charged with running a loan modification ...

SDCERA Loses Amaranth Decision, Will Appeal

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has dismissed a securities fraud lawsuit filed in 2007 by ...

Sempra Gives the Boot to 90 Employees

Sempra Energy announced Monday (March 15) that 90 jobs are being eliminated in a corporate-wide reorganization. The lost jobs include ...

Woman's Business Magazine Sputters, Vows Recovery

"San Diego Business Woman Magazine," which bills itself as a "very high end lifestyle magazine focusing on the needs and ...

Sequenom on Roller Coaster Again

Stock of San Diego biotech Sequenom is back on a roller coaster. Today (March 16) it is down 21.52% to ...

Little Italy Scamsters Offering up to 96% Headed to Prison

Richard Habib and Luis Madrid were sentenced today (March 15) for their role in a scam that promised investors annual ...

Amylin Stock Leaps on FDA Notice

Stock of biotech Amylin soared 16% to $23.50 today (March 15) as the Food and Drug Administration sent the company ...

Fundamentalist Group Wants to Reform Court System

Religious right activists have organized to take control of the court system "across San Diego County and eventually America," according ...

Padres Have Zero Chance to Make Playoffs?

On the back page of the Personal Journal section of Thursday's (March 11) Wall Street Journal is a great big ...

Illumina Sequences Actress Close's DNA

Score a publicity coup for San Diego biotech Illumina. Today (March 11) it revealed that it has sequenced the DNA ...

San Diego Unemployment Rate Leaps to 11%

The unemployment rate for San Diego County in January jumped to 11% from a revised 10.3% in December, according to ...

PSA Test for Prostate Cancer "Disaster," Says Scientist

In today's (March 10) New York Times, Prof. Richard J. Ablin of the University of Arizona College of Medicine declares ...

Questions Abound in City's Planned Refunding of Stadium Bonds

The city council is being asked Tuesday to approve the refunding of $185 million of lease revenue bonds, including the ...

San Diego 9th Most Popular Retirement Location

TopRetirements.com is out with a list of the 100 most popular retirement towns for 2010. San Diego is listed ninth. ...

Work for a Government and Rake in Bucks

State and local employees receive 34% higher wages on average than workers in the private sector, and the government workers' ...

Qualcomm Stock Soars on Higher Forecasts

Stock of telecom superstar Qualcomm is up 6.86% to $38 this afternoon (March 2) as the company at its annual ...

Sequenom Stock Zooming Again

Shares of biotech Sequenom are up 23.12% to $8.52 this morning. The stock has almost doubled in the last month; ...

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