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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.

Letters to the Editor: December 2017

Posted: December 1st, 2017 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | No Comments

Support for local farmers [Ref: “Guest editorial: Meet a farmer. Eat a tomato. Help your community.,” Vol. 18, Issue 11, or online at bit.ly/2Bi0loX.]  I saw your article on “Meet a farmer. Eat a tomato. Help your community.” I would like to introduce myself. I am the proud, hardworking owner of a new fast-healthy-food restaurant […]

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.

Guest Editorial: Delivery services are the answer to San Diego’s cannabis problems

Posted: September 1st, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Elizabeth Wilhelm

Looking around our city, you would hardly know that marijuana will be legally sold here starting in January.

Due to delays and inaction by city government, San Diego could be the California city least prepared for legal cannabis retail. This is mainly because there are still around 300 unregulated cannabis delivery services active within the city. Most of them pay regular business taxes, and some do not. None will have a chance at legitimization unless the City Council acts soon.