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Mass Psychosis in Manhattan. Again

By David Anderson The Moderate Voice NEW YORK — I live in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York, a trendy slice of South Manhattan which defines “gentrification”: expensive wine and cheese stores, fru-fru patisseries, Google and Twitter’s East Coast headquarters on 17th. There’s the High Line, the new Whitney Art Museum, and Chelsea Market, so […]

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If only we had a Torah- observant Jewish king

By Rabbi Michael Berk Times of San Diego SAN DIEGO — As I write these words the presidential campaign, mercifully, is winding down. The ugliest, most unseemly, undignified, and dispiriting campaign in my lifetime is finally laid to rest. David Horovitz, editor of Times of Israel, says we have watched “…a great democracy being battered […]

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Posted in Jewish Religion, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

Laura Galinson roots for Hillary, remembers Murray

  By Ken Stone SAN DIEGO — Laura Galinson leaped to her feet 17 minutes into Hillary Clinton’s speech Thursday — the moment the former secretary of state accepted her party’s nomination for president. She joined 140 other Democrats applauding and cheering at a convention watch party set in a dark, high-ceiling ballroom at the […]

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Posted in San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

Trump money backers face backlash at USD

By Ken Stone SAN DIEGO — Nearing 900 names, a petition calling on the University of San Diego to cut ties to Donald Trump backers continues to roil alumni waters — even spawning a counter petition. Joseph McKellar on July 12 called for USD to remove the names of  Trump backers Doug Manchester and Jenny […]

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Posted in San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, Science, Medicine, Education, USA

Assembly member confers veterans award on her lover

By Hoa Quach Times of San Diego Saluting your significant other’s accomplishments is nothing new, but when Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez opted to give her boyfriend a Veteran of the Year Award it raised eyebrows. The annual honor, in which state Assembly members recognize veterans from their districts, was recently given to Nathan Fletcher, who has […]

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Posted in San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

How Scott Peters Foiled Blackout of House Sit-In

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego SAN DIEGO — Score one for Twitter over Facebook — and for Rep. Scott Peters over a blackout of House history. The San Diego Democrat, who turned 58 on Friday, turned to a pair of twentysomething press aides to be the first and primary broadcaster Wednesday of an unprecedented Democratic […]

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Little Muslim girl hands flowers to Hillary Clinton

  By Ken Stone SAN DIEGO — The flowers came from La Mesa, the girl from Afghanistan. When Hillary Clinton accepted a large bouquet after her 35-minute Trump-bashing national security speech Thursday in Balboa Park, some assumed it was ethnic pandering.“Nice touch Hillary Clinton have a little Mexican give you flowers after your speech in […]

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Posted in International, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

Richard Dreyfuss: Trump rhetoric is ‘public indecency’

By Chris Jennewein  LA JOLLA, California — Academy Award-winner Richard Dreyfuss lamented Thursday the decline of civility in American politics, accusing the Republican front-runner of “public indecency.” “Donald Trump is the icing on the cake that will poison and kill this country,” he said at a press conference. “It’s not about politics. It’s a question of his […]

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Posted in San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, Theatre, Film & TV, USA

Sanders’ supporters say no to Clinton in November

By Ken Stone SAN DIEGO — Dylan Souza wore a Pokémon outfit, including yellow headgear, to the San Diego Convention Center. But his presence Tuesday night at the Bernie Sanders rally wasn’t Comic-Con kid stuff. If the Vermont senator doesn’t win the Democratic nomination, he said, “I’d probably end up voting for Elizabeth Warren” as […]

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Posted in San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

JFS, others call for U.S. to admit Syrian refugees

SAN DIEGO (SDONA)– Local Jewish organizations are joining a national effort to ask President Obama to allow 100,000 more Syrian refugees to settle in the United States. Jewish Family Service of San Diego and the Leichtag Foundation in Encinitas are joining HIAS, the oldest international migration and refugee resettlement agency in the U.S., to petition the government. As over […]

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Posted in Middle East, San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, USA

Rabbi David Singer to head Hillel at UCSD

LA JOLLA, California (SDONA)–Hillel of San Diego announced Sunday the appointment of a new director for its programs for Jewish students at the UC San Diego campus. Rabbi David Singer will begin work in La Jolla in July. He was previously founder and director of Makom, a spiritual community for millennials affiliated with one of Dallas’ largest […]

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Posted in Jewish Religion, San Diego County, San Diego On-Line News Association, Science, Medicine, Education

Rady family donates $100m to UCSD

LA JOLLA, California (SDONA) — UC San Diego announced Tuesday that San Diego businessman and philanthropist Ernest Rady has committted $100 million to help recruit faculty and fund continued growth of the Rady School of Management. “What a magnificent first 10 years — and the school is just getting started,” said Ernest Rady. “Dean Sullivan and other […]

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Jeffrey Glazer endows center at SDSU

SAN DIEGO (SDONA) –An SDSU alumnus and lecturer for the College of Business Administration has endowed the school’s Center for Leadership and Community Service. Jeffrey Glazer,  Class of ’81, was joined by university and student representatives for a naming ceremony on Feb. 26 for the Jeffrey W. Glazer Center for Leadership and Service. “The more […]

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Numbers shrinking of WWII vets, Shoah survivors

  By Dorian De Wind AUSTIN, Texas (SDONA)– We are all painfully aware of how the unrelenting and inexorable process of aging is taking from us hundreds of members of that Greatest Generation each and every day. The latest sad statistic provided by the Veterans Administration is that our World War II veterans are dying […]

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