Content for Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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Captivating Casablanca

This culturally rich North African destination beckons.

Many tourists visiting Morocco overlook the sprawling oceanfront city of Casablanca and instead head for more exotic cities such as Marrakech. Morocco has retained its reputation of being the most stable country in North Africa, ...

Survey polls San Diego County residents on I-5 widening

Last week, North County coastal residents started receiving live telephone survey calls from the San Diego County Association of Governments (SANDAG) regarding questions on the upcoming I-5 expansion. Officially known as the North Coast Corridor ...

Tijuana fútbol fans flip over victory

The Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles (or "Xolos”) made history on Sunday, December 2, by beating the favored Toluca Red Devils in Toluca, 2-0. The Xolos, only three seasons into the first division of Mexican soccer, became the ...

Do You Say We, or They?

How you talk about your employer says a lot about how you like your work.

Surinam: Outpost for the Scottish Diaspora

The gravedigger noticed me looking a bit lost among the weeds and snakes of the old cemetery. He shouted to me. "Bakra, over there." I looked up. "More further," he said, wiping the sweat away ...

Tiny Talkeetna, Alaska

A welcome stop on the Alaska visitor's itinerary.

A short jaunt north of Anchorage, Alaska, is the quaint town of Talkeetna, considered the jumping-off point for climbers looking to tackle Mt. McKinley. Talkeetna suddenly swells in size starting in April through July. That's ...