Primarily, this city tolerance of open heroin addiction, and open sale of heroin and meth, generally within the state of California as a whole, but also along most of the West Coast, seems to me to be a reaction to the previous generation over prosecution of marijuana. Rather than understand that marijuana and other perfectly reasonable drugs are fundamentally different from opiate addiction (as most doctors will happily tell you), it seems the culture here simply saw the problem with the executive branch of government in general. Now we have a huge heroin market in the city (all those people selling random clothes and junk near 16th and Valencia.
Legacy fire management, climate change, stand migration, drought, and encroachment have all combined to create an absolute clusterfuck with no easy solution. That doesn even get into the issue of managing noxious weeds in the early successional phase. Most land managers I worked with understand the scope of the problem and know ways to address it, they just lack the resources..
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe report “Women Give 2010” draws its data from the Center for Philanthropy Panel Study, the largest database on philanthropic giving in the United States.Researchers controlled for factors such as income, race, education and number of children in 8,000 households to allow a direct comparison between the charitable practices of single men and single women.Married couples are by far the most generous when it comes to giving, but the researchers said it’s important to understand the charitable patterns of single people.Read moreWhat are your donation patterns? Let us know, and participate in our survey. It is based on readers’ responses).Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
In 1988, Nike’s earnings and market value were smaller than Reebok’s. Both companies made athletic shoes; Reebok had the better known brand. Yet, Reebok’s profits have grown only 10 percent in the past 10 years, and its market value is roughly one eighth the size of Nike’s.
Discovering your company’s core brand values is a challengingprocess. One way to go about this is to make a list of traits that are important to you. But this should go beyond listing down nice sounding adjectives like “trusted” or “reliable.” You have to dig deeper and look beyond your idealized vision of a perfect company..