Archive | January, 2012

Water Boarding: Revered Water Director Didn’t Disclose Wife’s Income

Water Boarding: Revered Water Director Didn’t Disclose Wife’s Income

By John Earl
Surf City Voice

John V. Foley, chairman of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, failed to report over $248,000 of income from his wife, Mary Jane Foley, back to 2004, records obtained by the Surf City Voice under the Public Records Act show.

California’s Political Reform Act requires government officials, including employees and consultants, to publicly disclose their relevant economic interests, often including spousal income, within 30 days of assuming office and annually thereafter.

The officials make their disclosures on a Statement of Economic Interests or “700” form with their

Posted in Headlines, MWD, MWDOC, Poseidon, Water, Water Boarding4 Comments

Occupy This Book: ECONOMICS UNMASKED – From power and greed to compassion and common good

Occupy This Book: ECONOMICS UNMASKED – From power and greed to compassion and common good

By Sarah (Steve) Mosko
Special to the Surf City Voice

If you are looking for a passionless primer on modern economics spouting platitudes about how western style capitalism, unregulated markets and globalization are fail proof and good for all, this book is not for you.

If, instead, your guts tell you something is seriously amiss when the gulf between the rich and the poor is ever widening and the health of the planet is on a steady decline, all while politicians bicker over policy nuances that have nothing to do with

Posted in Environment, Headlines, Uncategorized1 Comment

Epigenetics: Resolutionary New Spin on Nature vs. Nurture

Epigenetics: Resolutionary New Spin on Nature vs. Nurture

By Sarah (Steve) Mosko
Special to the Surf City Voice

What if chemicals your great-great grandmother was exposed to, or even her diet, could affect your risk of falling victim to cancers, mental illness or Alzheimer’s disease? Sounds far-fetched perhaps, but what we are learning about the new science of epigenetics says it’s very possible and happens without a change to the DNA you inherited from her.

Epigenetics also explains how it is that your brain and toe are made of cells with identical DNA, but look and function so differently,

Posted in Environment, Headlines1 Comment


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