The resistance, then and now

Posted: February 9th, 2018 | Features, Top Stories | No Comments

Long before Sen. Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist from Vermont, electrified millions of voters during the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries, labor-union leader and reformer Eugene Victor Debs was the pioneer of liberal populism who railed against income inequality because the wealthy 2 percent owned the bulk of the wealth in the United States.

Giving the gift of literacy

Posted: February 9th, 2018 | Features, Top Stories | No Comments

Helping children open their minds to the wonders of imagination and knowledge found in books is one of the greatest gifts older generations can pass on to the next. Unfortunately, not every child has access to the help they need to learn reading. But a local program seeks to even the playing field of liter

Taking a loop in a Tesla

Posted: February 9th, 2018 | Features, Top Stories | No Comments

I’m a daily user of public transportation, I make great use of the Lyft app on my phone and I take Amtrak north to Los Angeles on a regular basis.
So when I recently became aware through Facebook of a new long-distance ride-sharing service made available to San Diegans called Tesloop, I was intrigued.

Rocks of ages

Posted: January 19th, 2018 | Arts & Entertainment, Books, Features, Top Stories | No Comments

When Dr. Patrick L. Abbott hikes in Mission Trails Regional Park, he is reading between the lines — of the rocks, that is. A Professor Emeritus of Geology at SDSU, Abbott’s passion for the language of rocks compelled him to write a book about this favorite park of his.

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Posted: December 15th, 2017 | Features, Top Stories | No Comments

By Jeff Clemetson | Editor

Dec. 7, 2017, marked the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor — so this story is a year too late to be part of the big 75th anniversary recognized last year. But being a bit late to tell it makes perfect sense for Allied Gardens resident and WWII Navy veteran Arthur Roemmich and his particular Pearl Harbor story.

Steering students toward entrepreneurship

Posted: December 15th, 2017 | Features, News, Top Stories | No Comments

By Jeff Clemetson | Editor

Patrick Henry High School teacher Adria Van Loan-Polselli’s Engineering Design & Development class is a year-long capstone course where students come up with an invention of some kind, build it, and then market it with a business plan. In essence, they are learning to become, not only engineers, but entrepreneurs.

November was National Entrepreneurship Month and throughout San Diego County, Grantville-based Junior Achievement (JA) of San Diego began a program putting local entrepreneurs into classes to inspire students toward entrepreneurship.

Mission Times Courier Holiday Guide

Posted: December 15th, 2017 | Featured, Features | No Comments

Barbie’s Nails and Tails Pet Grooming 6628 Mission Gorge Rd., Suite A San Diego 92120 619-806-3056 When visiting Barbie’s Nails and Tails Pet Grooming, one can expect a friendly greeting and an abundance of pet lovers! Each member of their staff has a little fur baby of their own, so you can expect them […]