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Shaped from clay

By Margie M. Palmer… [more]

Shaped from clay Shaped from clay

Taking a community to raise a youth

By Cynthia Robertson… [more]

Taking a community to raise a youth Taking a community to raise a youth

Football star to family business man

By Doug Curlee | Editor at Large… [more]

Football star to family business man Football star to family business man

Construction to begin on Friars/163 project

By Doug Curlee | Editor at Large… [more]

Construction to begin on Friars/163 project Construction to begin on Friars/163 project

A league of their own

By Jess Winans… [more]

A league of their own A league of their own

Opinion & News

Guest Editorial: Taming Big Pharma

Posted: August 18th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

By James D. Veltmeyer, M.D.

Millions of people were outraged in 2015 when Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price of a 62-year-old drug considered the gold standard in the treatment of a life-threatening parasitic infection from $13.50 to $750 overnight — a 5,000-plus percent increase. Likewise, the cost of the drug cycloserine, used to treat multidrug resistant tuberculosis, jumped from $500 for 30 pills to $10,800 after its acquisition by Rodelis Therapeutics. Read More

News Briefs — Aug. 18, 2017

Posted: August 18th, 2017 | Briefs, Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, News | No Comments

Apply to be a Junior Achievement student ambassador

Junior Achievement of San Diego in Grantville is looking for high school students to participate in their student ambassador program from September 2017-June 2018.

The program aims to teach its ambassadors leadership skills and the inner-workings of a nonprofit association by focusing on professionalism, networking, financial responsibility, empathy, future planning and personal development. Read More

Calendar: Aug. 18­ – Sept. 14, 2017

Posted: August 18th, 2017 | Calendar, Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs | No Comments

FEATURED EVENTS

Allied Gardens Sunday Market
Sundays; Aug. 20, Aug. 27, Sept. 3, Sept. 10

Come out to Patrick Henry High School every Sunday for the Allied Gardens farmers market! The event features more than 100 vendors, which are all locally-sourced businesses. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at 6702 Wandermere Drive, San Carlos. Contact agsundaymarket@gmail.com or visit bit.ly/2w7qNTz. Read More