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SD housing: Know the risks before selecting a roommate
One of the best ways for renters to find a good deal in San Diego is to share an apartment or house with roommates instead of living alone. Whereas a typical one-bedroom apartment may cost $1,050, ...
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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THE RETIREMENT CONCIERGE: Family affairs: Save your heirs the embarrassment!
Dear SharonAnn, My family came for Christmas, and I am happy about that, but I am struggling with the idea of sharing information I’ve always kept private, namely: When I go, they will all be fairl...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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University Community library chief drives a new Buick
Are you familiar with the Buick TV commercial where the millennial gal whispers "My grandpa used to have a Buick"? Her friend looks at the young hunk getting out of the car and says, “That's not yo...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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David Bowie: Sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and the price of all three
I never had the pleasure of meeting David Bowie, but I did get to know his official photographer (after a fashion) when I began working at San Diego Community Newspaper Group. The year was 2005, an...
Jan 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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SDUSD climate change plan hailed
I was heartened to read the article in the Aug. 14 edition describing San Diego Unified School District's new climate change initiative. Hopefully, this initiative will result in ending the extreme...
Jan 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reminiscing on the Holidays
We look forward to them, and we breathe a sign of relief when they’re over. I’m talking about the holidays. We grumble about the commercialism, guests that come in droves, children home from school...
Dec 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planning association called culpable in Shores mixed-use development plan
(Editor's note: Author Bob Whitney is one of the central figures in a development dispute over a proposal to build a mixed-use facility in La Jolla Shores.) Your website states that “The San Diego ...
Dec 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little-known Vaccine Court says a lot about the flu shot
I'm probably beginning to sound like a broken record from 1934, but at least I play it only once a year. I actually prefer it that way, because this is the time of the season it means the most, esp...
Dec 01, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merci for the story on the French Red Cross benefit
Dear editor, Thank you so much for the article on the benefit for the French Red Cross [Nov. 20, page 2] at the Cheese Store on Nov. 22. Had it not been for your article, I would never have known a...
Nov 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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THE RETIREMENT CONCIERGE: Choosing a distant trustee may invite family and administrative woes
Dear SharonAnn Hamilton: My wife and I set up our family trust several years ago. We have two grown children and named them as successor co-trustees should we be unable to act. Some friends of ours...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Power to the people, energy maven George Odero says
University City's George Odero, engineering manager at California Center for Sustainable Energy, is a walking encyclopedia of all things energy efficient. And he didn't get that way by staying arou...
Nov 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOING IT BETTER: The Twin Study, NYC -- 1960s
Reading some recent studies about identical twins triggered memories of a study led by Dr. Peter Neubauer in the 1950s and '60s while I was working as his assistant at the Child Development Center ...
Oct 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest Opinion: San Diego’s hunger outlook not that positive
September is Hunger Action Month, serving as a timely reminder of the progress that’s been made to help individuals struggling with hunger here in San Diego. Last year, Feeding America San Diego se...
Sep 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOING IT BETTER: Learning to Cope with Bad News
Thousands buried under rubble after an earthquake, countless migrants drowning in the Mediterranean trying to get away from wars to a safer shore, hordes of people in refugee camps with food and wa...
Sep 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest Opinion: Short-term rentals bring many tangible benefits
The City Council will soon be addressing the issue of short-term rentals (STR) in our city, and their decision could have wide-ranging impacts. Short-term rentals bring many tangible benefits to ho...
Sep 23, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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