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ASK THE RETIREMENT CONCIERGE: Words can hurt you!
ASK THE RETIREMENT CONCIERGE: Words can hurt you! Dear ASK: A longtime friend seems plagued with ailments. She calls and tells me all about the latest personal health problem, the appointments, the...
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOING IT BETTER: Feeling lonely in a crowd
There are people everywhere, at the supermarket, in the streets, in restaurants and movie houses, people standing in line and rushing about. One bumps into people nonstop. And yet, one may feel alo...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The post-holiday blues
On Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m., I entered the La Jolla Post Office on Wall Street to discover 12 people ahead of me in line, waiting for only one clerk to wait on all of us. I asked the supervisor ...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report shows necessity of mandatory water conservation measures, Coastkeeper says
San Diego Coastkeeper, which protects drinkable waters in San Diego County, says a county-specific report released Feb. 17 shows why mandatory water-use restrictions should be the new normal and th...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Layton's 30 years fuel Educational Enrichment Systems
With the blessing of two local philanthropists, Robin Layton is celebrating 30 years as president and CEO of San Diego’s Educational Enrichment Systems, which offers low-income working families the...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scofflaw jaywalker learns his lesson on the streets
*** Editor's note: Dave Schwab is the reporter at San Diego Community Newspaper Group, publisher of La Jolla Village News. *** I went to a Padres game at Petco Park last May for a free T-shirt give...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOING IT BETTER: The benefits of gratitude
We often are told that we should count our blessings every day. I never bothered until I read the study by Dr. Robert A. Emmons, professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis. In r...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASK THE RETIREMENT CONCIERGE: Thoughts on self-inflicted catastrophe
Dear ASK: I am a reasonably fit 68 year-old. I eat healthful food, drink moderately, exercise daily and think I am doing all the right things. Yet my sister, two years younger, has many health prob...
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairest plan for funding Chargers stadium is also illegal
My dethroned Seattle Seahawks are licking their wounds over the dumbest call in the history of the Super Bowl universe, one that ended in an interception with 20 seconds left as we were driving for...
Feb 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scientists need a heavy dose of swagger, Alan Alda tells UCSD parley
We’ve all seen them. The senior scientist with his back turned away from the audience, trying to explain a data-filled slide to a puzzled group of nonscientists that has long ago tuned him out. Or ...
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merchants group sets meetings for a better La Jolla
(Sheila Fortune is executive director of La Jolla Village Merchants Association.) When you open up your business every morning, what do you see? Clean sidewalks? Beautiful buildings? Smiling patron...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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SD needs to get itself together on medical marijuana
Aaron Mannis is a political science major at San Diego State University. The legalization of marijuana has been one of the most controversial issues in America during recent election cycles. With t...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swannson pool deficiencies hobble team efforts at UC High School
Swanson Memorial Pool, built in 1975, sits on a small part of the 21.75 acres that make up Standley Park on Governor Drive in University City. Swanson is almost 40 years old, and, like a lot of 40-...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flu shots: No, thanks -- better safe than sorry
Last November, little Marysue Grivna reportedly survived the prospect of a rare disease long enough to play a game of tag. Four days later, the 10-year-old Tampa girl fell ill with Acute Disseminat...
Nov 03, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free service may save elderly drivers', others' lives
Natasha Josefowitz writes the column 'Doing It Better' for the San Diego Community Newspaper Group. I was surprised last week when I renewed my driver’s license after five years that I was not aske...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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