The fabled “free lunch”? Your Economics 101 professor told you there was no such thing. Your professor may have been wrong. Just ask Dan Shea.
If you have been following health care news, you may have noted that, with some fanfare, the U.S. House of Representatives, in a 392-37 vote, approved House Resolution 173, the so-called “Doc Fix” legislation that addresses physician reimbursement under Medicare. This bill would repeal the sustained growth rate (SGR) formula under which Medicare compensation to physicians has been calculated to date.
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At the end of January, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer appointed a nine-member task force to identify a site and develop a plan to pay for the construction of a new football stadium for San Diego and the Chargers.
Shortly after my arrival in San Diego 15 years ago in my role as a newspaper editor, I was first introduced to what was at the time a smoldering issue: a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers.
This time of year is always crunch time with shopping centers and grocery stores bustling with shoppers.
Where is the Silicon Valley of water?
It is no news that we are in the midst of a drought. However, some observers are calling this a drought of historic proportions, far worse than any we have previously seen.
Confession is said to be good for the soul. Here is mine: I have a drinking problem.
It was an historic moment in which San Diego played a prominent role.
Last week in this column, I offered you 5,000 miles for 5,000 feet. Using the recent visit to San Diego of music icon Paul McCartney as an example, I pointed out that he departed our fair city via a private jet from Gillespie Field in El Cajon, a regional airport with a runway of just over 5,000 feet in length.