SAN DIEGO–San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) honored eight organizations and two individuals for their efforts to reduce traffic congestion in the San Diego region at the eighth annual Diamond Awards ceremony last Friday. “These organizations are stepping up to the plate to help their employees – as well as to help our community and […]
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WASHINGTON–The U.S. Department of Labor Wednesday announced 2010 allotments to states and outlying areas under the Workforce Investment Act and Wagner-Peyser Act. The nearly $4 billion in funds will be used to help Americans get back to work through high quality employment and training services, which are delivered largely through the department’s national network of One-Stop […]
WASHINGTON–The United States has filed a lawsuit against Kellogg Brown & Root Services (KBR) alleging that the defense contractor violated the False Claims Act, the Justice Department announced today. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, alleges that KBR knowingly included impermissible costs for private armed security in billings to the Army under […]
TORRANCE–(PRNewswire)–Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported March sales results of 186,863 units, an increase of 35.3 percent over the same period last year, on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. On a raw volume basis, unadjusted for 26 selling days in March 2010, compared to 25 selling days in March 2009, TMS sales […]
By Henry DeVries LA JOLLA–SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter will speak on “Plan and Prospects for Financial Reform” at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23 at the University of California San Diego Faculty Club. The $50.00 per person cost to attend the Economics Roundtable includes continental breakfast and parking. Walter was appointed by President George W. Bush […]
(Newswise)–More than one in four elderly Americans lacked the capacity to make their own medical care decisions at the end of life, according to a study of 3,746 people to be published April 1 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Those who had advance directives – including living wills or durable powers of attorney […]
(Newswise)–A self-administered test to screen for early dementia could help speed the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of memory disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. It could also provide health care providers and caregivers an earlier indication of life-changing events that could lie ahead. The handwritten self-assessment, which can take less than 15 minutes to complete, is a […]
Local wine growers said a proposal in California to tax wine $5 a bottle will kill their business, and the California economy along with it.
It’s a day to salute thousands of American soldiers who fought in Vietnam.