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Rocky Neidhardt July 22, 2014 at 08:00 am
Wish we could recall Penny for her lack of local News
Dawn Hill July 22, 2014 at 09:15 am
Wouldn't if be helpful if they told us during a realistic time frame instead of a week or more afterRead More the fruit has likely been eaten or is no long edible! uugh
Ashley Chelonis July 22, 2014 at 09:50 am
I bought fruit- specifically nectarines- from Trader Joes in Thousand Oaks during that time and wasRead More not ill.
Latinos are less optimistic about the economy than other groups. Patch file photo.
Larry Anderson July 22, 2014 at 12:01 pm
The best thing for them is to get a decent education, at least a high school diploma, then go on toRead More get at the minimum an AA Degree and Bachelors. This business about raising the minimum age isn't going to cut the mustard over the long haul. Those are entry level jobs more suited for high school kids like I did many years ago or college kids working their way through school. If they think raising the minimum is their long term solution, then they will remain at the bottom rung of the economic ladder for a number of years.
MFriedrich July 22, 2014 at 12:12 pm
The problem is that there is no conclusive evidence that demonstrates how raising minimum wageRead More creates more employment opportunities (i.e. "creates more jobs") for a community or for a selected economy. Unless a business or sector is growing substantially, paying employees significantly more results in higher wages, but also reduces profits, capital and almost certainly drives higher prices to make up profit shortfalls. In addition, does anyone else question the purpose of polling 500 individuals across the US? This seems like a woefully insufficient sample size to draw meaningful conclusions about economic outlook. There's no link to the poll data, but if 70% of 500 polled are minimum wage earners then that would affect the results of the poll. Conversely, if 70% were well educated, skilled, talented, gainfully employed, higher earners, results and conclusions would be different. It seems no journalist, including those at LF Patch, questions the value of La Raza asking a group of people who are somehow economically disadvantaged in the US economy whether they believe they believe they are disadvantaged in this economy, or not. In short, rhetorical polls are a worthless endeavor, unless you are buying votes.
school bus ninja July 22, 2014 at 12:24 pm
I'm waiting for our dear leader to fix everything. YES WE CAN!!!
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. Patch file photo.
Steve M July 16, 2014 at 01:35 pm
Since they can afford the fine, money gave them the 'right to be wrong'. They should be sued to theRead More ground to make an example of them for this fraudulent behavior. Ask some fat cat on wall street and he'll say; "it ain't gonna happen, you want the government to have all the wealth?" Mmmm?.....I didn't think so.
don mckinney July 19, 2014 at 08:09 pm
they need to be voted off the island , the four biggest banks pled guilty to illegally foreclosingRead More on thousands of people , paid a 2 plus billion dollar fine s each and pled guilty for money laundering for the mexican drug cartels and paid 2plus billion dollar fines each during the bailout and received 757 billion dollars bailout that has put them 120 percent more wealthy now than before the monetary crisis of the bush/iraq and cheny/afghanastan , shock and awe killing fest that killed 4500 of our children with misplaced war glorification and the military industrial machine, a real president eisenhower , and kennedy warned us about . These foreign banks own and run our country with military and police as their enforcers ,without them the corruption could be ended .meaning state militias and community police that care . if it smells like a duck and quacks like a duck , etc . NO ONE WENT TO JAIL , ASK A MILITARY PERSON WHY HE WORKS FOR GLOBAL BANKERS ? IT is to get off moms couch and earn a living as a mercenary to support baby mama , and the global bankers , and be a hero in the process .SOCIALISM FEELS FUN TO THEM.They continually pat themselves on the back . GOVERNMENT PAY AND WAR GLORIFICATION .WHEN WILL THE CHAIN OF ABUSE BE BROKEN? NEVER IN AMERICA FOR SURE NEVER IN BANNING ,OR BEAUMONT .WHOS SHOPPING NOW? please answer these questions without the usual sound bites from fox nonnews or your drill seargant .smart answers plz
don mckinney July 19, 2014 at 08:16 pm
kamala harris is the bengazie liar . would you kill foreigners on her good word .military peopleRead More hate democrats but will do their killing for the money .I have trouble with that logic .explain this and leave the easter bunny and tooth fairy out of your explanation please . I am asking for discussing the big picture here since no american journalist dares bring up the elephant in the room . namely , why accept such losers for leaders .ask the enforcers .
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Mary July 11, 2014 at 09:11 am
No mention of ORGANIC or LOCAL???? Yes, San Diegans like healthy living, so it's important to go theRead More extra mile.
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John Hutchinson July 3, 2014 at 06:55 pm
Four Buck/gal gas is now the norm? I used to fill up the '56 Vette with 100 Octane/high lead withRead More pocket change & get a free set of glasses and a tiger tale.Eliminate the EPA's ethenol blend,Drill for the abundant oil available in the USA,Build more refineries,Become eneregy independent....& I could top off the ZR-1 Vette for my JACKSON & get change back from EXXON!! (don't need TWO tiger tails)
usmcboi July 4, 2014 at 11:49 am
belch, if the people wernt such sheeps
Samora Musa July 5, 2014 at 04:22 am
Dear beloved, I am Samora Musa, i have about $5 million dollar for investment and i hope you willRead More be reliable to entrust this fund with.I am handicap with disability in hearing and have no trusted personaround me and every body wants me dead so they can have my inheritance.If you are reliable please get back to me./samoramusa020@gmail.com Sincerely, Samora Musa.
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barbara segal June 27, 2014 at 04:13 pm
there's always a "reason"
usmcboi June 27, 2014 at 05:03 pm
greed
glenn bernard June 28, 2014 at 05:33 pm
Complainers are encouraged to go to City Hall, and ask the Electeds what they have done to encourageRead More and promote Solar Energy. (forewarning in Carlsbad…the Electeds like it when trees do these two things, (1) block views, but not from Mayor Hall's home…and (2) block the sun from reaching the roof of at least one neighbor)
Whole Foods Santa Monica. Patch file photos.
friend2K9z June 25, 2014 at 09:25 am
So who gets the $800,000.00? And Matt, you are wise. They have a few things that I can't findRead More anywhere else, and that is all I buy there. I saw a container of fruit chunks for $9.99 and a jar of tahini sauce for 16.99., a bottle of beer for $16.99. What!!??
Sylvia Lazo June 25, 2014 at 02:12 pm
New Leaf.........my choice over WF or any where else...
Captain Liberty June 26, 2014 at 08:23 am
My reason for avoiding Whole Foods it that the guy who runs the company is a right wing a**hole andRead More not afraid to make that public. Shocking, right? Play to the left and work for the right. I avoid financially supporting those who would do damage to the country.
A defibrillator. Patch file photo.
Mary June 25, 2014 at 01:31 pm
A retail store should not have to be an emergency room, and you can't really expect clerks who areRead More paid the minimum wage to be CPR experts.
Ken Briggs June 25, 2014 at 04:28 pm
Mary you are right, after all a lot of ifs in this , and what if something went wrong ? you came toRead More store to shop not to do what ? sorry but you can not sue for being ill at the store .
Eileen G. June 26, 2014 at 08:33 am
@Jennifer - I understand exactly what they do. My husband has one implanted in his chest. IF forRead More some reason lets say it was to go off in a store, someone thought he was having a heart attack used one of the store provided AED's and killed him because the one implanted in his chest already did that and knocked him on his ass. That person using and following instructions on how to use the device does not know he already has something. I'd be suing... they should have just called 911. Because a Paramedic would know what an implanted defibrillator/pacemaker looks like.
Donald Snyder June 11, 2014 at 08:35 am
What would you expect from a Commander In Chief who doesn't care about our military and only usesRead More them for his war. Remember when you elected him and he said we'd be out of Iraq and Afghanistan by the end of the year? Yet another broken promise by King Obama. I hope you voters are happy.
Jay Berman June 11, 2014 at 09:17 am
I have a service related disability and use the San Diego VA System for about the last 20 years. IRead More use the Oceanside clinic as well as the La Jolla hospital. Sure, you have to wait for non emergency care ... if you have an urgent issue, contact your doctor, they will squeeze you in ... I had major back surgery last year with perfect results, I am grateful for the VA ... They are short handed and need more facilities. I AM NO FAN OF expansive government, I think a voucher type system would work better and be cheaper. I feel sorry for you suckers who are forced into Obamacare ...
Surfing Siren May 22, 2014 at 08:28 am
get rid of the passports or I will never go back! Nothing like paying hundreds of dollars to go intoRead More a hot overcrowded pit that nobody can enjoy! Greed is disgusting.
Happy
Desert Rat May 24, 2014 at 05:24 pm
Man, I'm stuffed on a couple of Canadian bacon McGriddles. Maybe tomorrow I'll try on of theirRead More salads. Or maybe not....
AlwaysPO'd May 25, 2014 at 10:27 am
Capitalism will dictate if Happy survives, not the liberal agenda.
Joe Duane June 8, 2014 at 06:51 am
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desertpatriot May 31, 2014 at 04:25 am
@ken and denny: you two are delusional. muslims are the true terrorists of the world today. if we doRead More not keep them in check they will continue to kill the infidels (non-believers) and spread their hate-filled cult beliefs
ChrisG May 31, 2014 at 05:55 am
@ken, I was in agreement until your rant on racism and terrorism. Please come back to reality. TheRead More vast majority of terrorist acts are caused by Muslim fundamentalists. It is not racists to assert that. Also, calling Rumsfeld a terrorist destroys your credibility. Now we know you're nothing but a partisan and that diminishes the weight of your comment by at least 40%.
Phillip Evans June 2, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Who can afford it? Taxes and fees and fees and taxes. Compulsory insurance. Price of gas. MoneyRead More devaluation. QE Infinitiy.
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barbara segal April 30, 2014 at 03:49 pm
but meanwhile, they put up this giant 24 hr. fitness, making it 3 giant gyms within less than a mileRead More of each other….is that really necessary? How come Caruso hasn't bought THAT one too?
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Steven Oathkeeper April 23, 2014 at 06:02 pm
whoopps
glenn bernard April 24, 2014 at 08:01 am
"Golf in Carlsbad." As everybody knows, most golfers earn less than the minimum wageRead More (tongue firmly in cheek). Thus, we should all be thankful that it was just ten years ago that Carlsbad City Hall decided to take business away from the families who privately own the 3 pre-existing golf courses within Carlsbad City Limits. Lewis, Kulchin, Patchett, Hall et al required Taxpayers to subsidize the hobby with $100,000 of new expense/debt for a 4th golf course, but the ONLY COURSE OWNED AND OPERATED BY GOVERNMENT. So this Callaway news item reminds us that the impoverished golfers of America are also paying too much for their golf clubs. It is so obvious that Carlsbad City Hall should now purchase an empty building so as to manufacture golf clubs at Taxpayer expense. We need to have more pity (and subsidies) for our friends and neighbors who enjoy this fine outdoor activity.
glenn bernard April 24, 2014 at 09:27 am
"Golf in Carlsbad." As everybody knows, (humor) most golfers earn less than the minimumRead More wage, and can barely afford their hobby. Thus we should all be thankful that Carlsbad City Hall recently decided to take business away from the "greedy" families who privately operate the 3 pre-existing golf courses….and created a $100 million Taxpayer obligation to build an "affordable" golf course for America's impoverished golfers. No golf course is worth a darn unless it's owned by Government! The Callaway article reminds us of the high cost of golf clubs, so let's urger Carlsbad City Hall to either purchase or "annex" an empty building so that their tools of the trade (golf clubs) could also be manufactured and subsidized at Taxpayer expense. In case you forget, the following names are on display at Government Golf: Patchett, Hall, Lewis, Kulcin, Packard, et al.
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Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:34 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actually few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:41 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment for infractions justly employed have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime is the goal if you THINK.
Scott Peterson April 21, 2014 at 09:44 pm
Security is a deterrent not a preventative measure. There is no way to be secure from everyRead More possibility because it is impossible to even conceive of every possibility. Instead we try to secure against the threats we know of through experience and those we may anticipate through inference extrapolated from those experiences. The businesses are naturally and rightly profit driven and things that do not directly and or immediately hurt the bottom line do not get priority funding. Thieves too are profit driven though they are less regulated than business and in general face more personal risk than businesses typically do toward realizing their bottom line. Due to the actual few distinctions between the thief and business the thief must be the more resourceful of the two and thus more innovative. Security is always going to be a reactionary means of preventing theft. The proactive means to prevent theft are to accept there is no absolute security and otherwise either too expensive, too harsh, too time consuming or some combination of those. Considering how long humanity seems to have dealt with the issue, one might think we would have tried all of the available variables and figured it out sometime during the last 5000 years through trial and error. Oh wait, we have. Communities where the moral code is instilled in the population from cradle to grave coupled with punishment, justly applied, for infractions have almost zero crime and it costs them almost zero dollars. Face it folks, we're all hippy freaks living in/on a commune we call Earth. Continually spending good money over top of bad as our orthodox approach has required over the centuries has only produced more crime and or prisons. This implies more crime/prisons is the goal if you THINK.
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