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Guest Editorial: 4 steps toward planning your path to a new, rewarding career in the new year

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Dolan Williams, Esq.

Like the ball dropping in Times Square, few things are as predictable as making a New Year’s resolution of pursuing a new career — and giving up on it five minutes later. The resolutions themselves are not problematic; the problem is a lack of a clear plan and follow through. Anyone who has ever followed through on a resolution to upgrade their career knows that they become a happier professional. I am proud to say I have done this.

Print Downtown Calendar – January 2018

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, Jan. 5
Comedian Drew Michael

With an album that hit No. 1 on the iTunes comedy charts, his own Comedy Central half-hour special and a sweet gig as a writer on “Saturday Night Live,” Drew Michaels is filling a comedy bucket list at a record pace. According to Time Out Chicago, his show is “smart, funny and unabashedly crass,” with takes on everything from ex-girlfriends and religion to bestiality and Hitler. Show starts at 8 p.m. at the American Comedy Company, 818 B Sixth Ave. No cover.

Downtown Calendar – December 2017

Posted: December 1st, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

FRIDAY, Dec. 1 ‘Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play’ The heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940’s era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way to the Supreme Court. Performances through Dec. 24. 8 p.m. […]

Downtown Briefs: December 2017

Posted: December 1st, 2017 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

DEADLINE TODAY TO DEDICATE A POINSETTIA

Each year, Friends of Balboa Park, in collaboration with the San Diego Park & Recreation Department, seek donations of poinsettia plants and other financial support for the annual holiday poinsettia display inside the Botanical Building in Balboa Park.

Guest Editorial: Meet a farmer. Eat a tomato. Help your community.

Posted: November 3rd, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Catt Fields White

Sometimes it seems tough to make a difference nowadays, so you’ll be glad to know that you can make a positive change with this one simple and tasty decision each week.

If you’ve cracked a few eggs for your morning omelet and discovered yolks that are deep orange; cut a mottled tomato into thick slices and made a sandwich on grainy just-baked bread; or let the juice of a perfectly ripe peach drip down your chin; you already know you win the flavor jackpot with food from your local farmers market.

Guest Editorial: You can continue to count on Covered California

Posted: October 6th, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Covered California Staff

With everything going on at the national level, it would not be surprising if some are a little confused about what’s happening with Covered California — the only place to get financial help to pay for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

Here’s the bottom line: The ACA is still the law of the land. Open enrollment in California begins Nov. 1 and runs through Jan. 31, 2018.

Downtown Calendar: Oct. 2017

Posted: October 6th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, Oct. 6

Live theater – ‘The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey’: This Trevor Project fundraiser will be a one-man show at The Old Globe. James Lecesne, co-founder of The Trevor Project, is the playwright and solo performer of the play. Tickets start at $100 and include play admission, a donation to The Trevor Project, and a post-show reception with refreshments, where you can meet Lecesne. 8–11 p.m. at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Visit bit.ly/2xcRPsH or bit.ly/2xsZiUQ.