The North County Transit District (NCTD) is scheduled to vote this month on a proposal to ban all alcoholic beverages from Coaster trains.
Farm to School programs appeared in the ‘90s with a three-way focus: fresh, local foods in schools; agriculture and nutrition education in classrooms; and purchases that support local family farms. Years since have seen these programs grow to include 40,000 schools and 23 million students.
Many people find themselves at the year’s end having sold assets or stocks, real estate and find themselves with major financial gains, which carry major tax consequences.
Shoppers beware! Land mines are lurking out there in some of our Encinitas parking lots, where you wouldn’t expect them to be, and the out-of-town owners are stubbornly negligent about removing or properly identifying these bumper-high chunks of concrete. I call them “lunkers.”
Are bars to blame for drunk driving? In short: no. Drinkers are responsible for their own actions. But research collected by the County of San Diego shows roughly one-third to one-half of all drunk drivers are coming from bars and restaurants. These licensed establishments have the potential to play a key role in preventing irresponsible […]
A strong spotlight shines these days on the state Public Utilities Commission as it gets set to rule on how much the state’s biggest utilities will have to pay for their sometimes fatal blunders and how much consumers will be soaked for the negligence of utility executives.