SAN DIEGO–The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to receive a $20.2 million grant to help fund a State Route 905 to Interstate 805 interchange, completing a freeway connection between the Otay Mesa Port of Entry (POE) and the rest of the highway system. “Thanks go out to the Department […]
Archives for February 2010
SACRAMENTO–The California State Assembly passed AB 510, a bill to raise the cap on a key solar policy called “net metering.” Net metering is a simple billing arrangement that allows solar customers to get fair retail credit for the excess electricity their systems generate during daytime hours. Having passed the Senate last week, the bill […]
PASADENA–(Businesswire)–OneWest Bank, FSB entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for the acquisition of all of the deposits and certain assets of La Jolla Bank, FSB. Under the terms of the transaction, OneWest today acquired $3.6 billion in assets, including $3.3 billion in loans, and $2.8 billion in […]
The San Diego Science Festival kicks off its event March 20-27 with a week of free science activities, events, and exploration throughout San Diego County. A science expo will be held at PETCO Park on March 27. For more information, call Judy Piercey, UCSD Communications, (858) 534-6128.
POWAY–Do you know your numbers? Take advantage of free blood pressure screening opportunities offered regularly by Palomar Pomerado Health. Walk-ins welcome, no registration required. The free screenings will be held at Pomerado Hospital lobby, noon to 2 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month at 15615 Pomerado Rd., Poway. High blood pressure has no symptoms. […]
(PRNewswire)–As generations continue to mix in the workplace, many older workers are reporting to younger bosses. A new CareerBuilder survey finds that 43 percent of workers ages 35 and older said they currently work for someone younger than them. Breaking down age groups, more than half (53 percent) of workers ages 45 and up said […]
ALABAMA–Former military contractor Terry Hall, 43, of Snellville, Ga., pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to pay more than $3 million in bribes to U.S. Army contracting officials stationed at Camp Arifjan, an Army base in Kuwait, and to money laundering conspiracy, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division. Terry Hall was […]
(Newswise)–The American Diabetes Association reports that there are a staggering 57 million people in the United States living with pre-diabetes, a condition that often has no symptoms, but if left untreated has the potential to cause type 2 diabetes and other severe consequences. “Type 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed later in life, but due to […]
Prior to hearings next week on the company’s many problems, two San Diego congressmen stopped in at Toyota Carlsbad.
Before you consider throwing your hat into the political arena, you might want to get a lawyer.