Content for Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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Mexican lawmaker urges database to track young border crossers

Over 237,000 adolescents returned by U.S. in 2011

In a December 17 posting on El Sol de Tijuana’s website, it was reported that a member of the PRI political party stated that a reliable database must be created to keep track of children ...

Cambodia's Creepy Crawly Market

A "Bizzare Foods"–like quest in Siem Reap.

While on a recent visit to Siem Reap, Cambodia, to see friends, I got to know my tuk-tuk (taxi) driver rather well and relied on him to take me places most tourists don’t get to ...

Swank in Switzerland

Experience the Alps in first class at Gstaad Palace.

Built in 1913, Switzerland’s Gstaad Palace is an icon of Old World charm. By the ‘50s the posh hotel was attracting an international jet set, playing host to singers like Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. ...

Redevelopment of Fourth Avenue Professional Center in Bankers Hill

Here come some condos

The Fourth Avenue Professional Center in Bankers Hill is no more. Boarded up and overgrown with weeds, the Spanish-style building with a clay-tile roof will soon be remodeled into a condo complex in the Park ...

Don’t mess up a job interview with a shabby appearance

Every employer’s crazy about a sharp-dressed man… … (or woman.)

Wear little or no cologne or perfume. What smells good to you may not smell good to the interviewer.

Life as a professional mediator

There is no greater feeling than the satisfaction you get from helping people resolve a dispute.

Imperial Beach sand project creates seawater pool near homes

Cast-iron pipes at risk?

Some Imperial Beach residents who own beachfront condominiums are worried. They say they have been complaining to city hall for months after high-tide water started pooling in an area of beach that was rebuilt with ...

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