Content for Saturday, February 7, 2015

News & Stories

Edison screws its employees, too

Tech press and politicians complain of H-1B abuses

Southern California Edison, whose electricity rates are consistently among the highest in the nation, isn't satisfied just to screw ratepayers. Now, politicians in both houses of Congress, along with technology publications and academics, are strongly ...

Zapf’s left turn into O.B.

Councilwoman seems to be enjoying a honeymoon with the town’s citizenry

San Diego City Councilmember Lorie Zapf is a Clairemont Republican, but she can get her O.B. on with the best of them. She enjoys Ocean Beach eateries and taking family and pets to Dog Beach, ...

Acoustic fusion with Rez Abbasi at Dizzy's

...and other jazz happenings around San Diego February 9-15

Monday 9 Start off the jazz week with a free, noon-time concert by Allison Adams Tucker, with pianist Irving Flores and drummer Richard Sellers at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (1008 Wall Street)… the ...

Poor Radio Shack

Corp. files Chapter 11, issues list of planned closures

The RadioShack Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will result in store closings across the U.S. The company has posted a “potential store closure list” that includes nine stores in San Diego and the surrounding metro area. ...

General Dynamics develops new combat drone to shoot down smuggler drones

The War on Drugs escalates elevates

Statement from General Dynamics Drone Program Director Otto Pylotte: "Naturally, as the country's foremost producer of military-grade drone technology, we here at General Dynamics were horrified to learn that drones were being employed in ways ...