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Ideas to Cope with the Equifax Data Breach

By   /  September 24, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

  No doubt you heard about the equifax data breach recently where personal data of 143 million was seen by hackers. Please see new links at the bottom of this e-mail including a special 401(k) event coming in October. What to Do Next – 401(k) Are you responsible for overseeing your company’s 401(k) plan and […]

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The Baron of Boom

By   /  September 23, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  13 Comments

The Phenom Thomas Calabrese ….  The crack of the bat as it made contact, the pop of the baseball as it hit the cowhide glove, the roar of the crowd and then the collective hush of suspense as the batter stepped up to the plate in the ninth inning of a tie game.  Freshly cut grass […]

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Health Advocates Urge Governor to Veto 5G Cell Tower Bill

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

SACRAMENTO, CA. – A bill that would lead to the proliferation of refrigerator-sized 5G cell tower boxes across the state is now on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk – and health advocates are pressing for a veto. SB 649 would allow telecom companies to install 5G and other wireless cell equipment on poles and on the ground every […]

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The Pisces Project PT II

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  17 Comments

– Primary Inhalator Self Contained Emergency Survival Thomas Calabrese…..Mike saw the concerned look on his friend’s face, “Something wrong?” “They got Jenny,” Kyle whispered. “Who are they?” Mike asked. “My guess is that it’s the same people who killed Christian Greising,” Kyle responded as he held his emotions in check. Jenny was being held in […]

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CA Health Centers Assist Hurricane Victims Despite Threat to Funding

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – California community health centers are sending teams and equipment to aid hurricane victims, even though the centers are staring down a funding cliff – at risk of losing 70 percent of their federal funding unless Congress takes action by the end of the month.  Clinica Sierra Vista in Bakersfield, for example, sent two […]

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The Pisces Project Part I

By   /  September 9, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  17 Comments

Primary Inhalator Self Contained Emergency Survival Thomas Calabrese….. It was zero nine hundred hours and a group of high ranking military officials were in a conference room in a secure area of the Pentagon. Admiral Robert Kelly got up from his chair and walked over to a large map of the United States. “Gentleman, it is […]

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Sombrero Wearing Avocado is a Great Place for Food!

By   /  September 4, 2017  /  Health News, The Back Page  /  No Comments

Sombrero Wearing Avocado is a Great Place for Food! Unknown Eater…   They say signage gets attention, the new Mexican restaurant that I tried definitely knows how to be creative. Aguacates is the name here but what most surprised me was the avocado wearing a sombrero; you can’t miss it! I arrived seeing the menu […]

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Memoir of a Boring Day

By   /  September 2, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  14 Comments

At least it started out that way   Thomas Calabrese …. Joe Donaldson was browsing through the San Diego Union Tribune on Thursday morning when he came across the announcement in the local section for the monthly meeting of the Veterans Writing Group of North County. It was being held at the Veterans Resource Building located […]

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Advocates Press Congress to Renew Community Health Center Funding

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

SAN DIEGO, CA. – If Congress doesn’t act by September 30 – the nation’s nearly 1,300 community health centers will lose 70 percent of their funding. This issue will be front and center for thousands of patients, providers and advocates at the annual Community Health Institute and Expo, which starts today in San Diego. New data show that […]

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Point Lenana – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  August 26, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  17 Comments

The Dangerous Side of the Mountain Thomas Calabrese …My friend Bill Noonan was working in Milan, Italy as a male model and fitness instructor and I was living in Oceanside when he contacted me. He was thinking about signing up for an expedition that would cross the continent of Africa and asked if I wanted […]

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Want to Go to San Clemente? It’s a “Breeze” with NCTD!

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  1 Comment

  Alex Hughes …August  2017 . I sat looking at the hundreds of cars stuck on the 5 going northbound realizing how dependent on cars we are in California. Each day, these people simmer in traffic as their anger starts to rise trying to get to their destination. Maybe that is work or a day off, it […]

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Back to School Safety Tips

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

August is designated as Back-to-School Safety Month, and with summer ending and the school year just around the corner here are some tips to help keep kids safe as they walk, bike or drive to school. Take advantage of the following resources to strengthen your traffic safety knowledge. Then teach and reinforce your children’s pedestrian, […]

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The Plumber – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  16 Comments

(Leaks Fixed…Work Guaranteed) Thomas Calabrese…  The two stage KN-17 Intercontinental ballistic missile was positioned on the Tonghae portable launching pad in North Korea. Kim Jong-un, the delusional leader of this rogue country had his rotund body positioned directly behind the engineers operating the controls while focusing his attention on the giant television screen on the wall. […]

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Third Annual GI Film Festival San Diego

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

All Access Passes now on sale; West Coast premiere of ‘The 2 Sides Project’ opens the 2017 festival; Family Movie Night is scheduled aboard the USS Midway Museum   SAN DIEGO, CA – Aug.  2017 – Now in its third year, the GI Film Festival San Diego will once again bring the untold stories of […]

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Prospect Boulevard – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  August 12, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  19 Comments

Sanctuary Harbor Thomas Calabrese… The coordinates were 6.9214 North, 122.0790 East, Destination, Zamboanga City, Philippines, time, zero three hundred hours. Two C-23A Sherpa turbo prop transport aircrafts were cruising at an altitude of 25,000 feet and the forty person force was equally divided with twenty personnel in each aircraft.  The men went through their standard pre […]

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NEW FEATURE – “The Unknown Eater”

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

A Refreshing Taste of the Mediterranean at Pita Guys! Unknown Eater … I had just finished a stint of walking in San Marcos when I decided to try a location that I had written down on my “Places to Go” list. Pita Guys located on 133 N Twin Oaks Valley Rd. is a small eatery […]

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B.O.M -The Marine Who Cried Wolf -Thomas Calabrese

By   /  August 5, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  16 Comments

  The Marine Who Cried Wolf Thomas Calabrese ….. The morning skies were clear and the breeze was gentle as the sun slowly lifted its head over the horizon and stretched its crimson rays over the landscape and gradually illuminated the beach and ocean on this picture perfect postcard Southern California summer morning in Oceanside, California. […]

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Interesting Pictures of Years Past

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

A 10 x 15 foot wooden shed where the “Harley-Davidson Motor Company” started out in 1903 Testing football helmets in 1912 A bar in New York City, the night before prohibition began, 1920 Mount Rushmore Before Carving, 1920’s Traffic jam in New York, 1923 A quiet little job at a crocodile farm in St. Augustine, […]

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  Allersberg Express Lightning Strikes – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  July 29, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  15 Comments

Lightning Strikes  Thomas Calabrese … The smell of human waste, mold and decay was stifling in the barely lit warehouse that had been turned into a makeshift prison and detention center. A young man was chained by his wrists to the wall as one guard tortured him with an electric cattle prod then waited while […]

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As Congress Ponders Reform, Health Centers Address Root Causes of Illness

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  The Back Page  /  No Comments

Petaluma, Calif. — As Congress struggles to make the health care system more cost-effective, local Community Health Centers are already doing their part, with a focus on prevention instead of treatment of illness. Studies show that close to half of people’s health status is directly related to behavior – diet, exercise, smoking and stress management – […]

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