Any stoners worth their salt have seen Dave Chappelle’s 1998 cult classic, Half Baked, at least a dozen times ... though they might not remember the first 11 viewings. In the film, a trio of best buds sell some killer weed under the brand “Mr. Nice Guy” in an effort to raise enough money to bail their fourth friend out of jail for inadvertently killing a diabetic police horse.
From Silicon Valley CEOs to presidents of powerful nations, 2017 saw more than its fair share of shake-ups in the realm of leadership. And while the stories about today’s head honchos are still being written, lessons learned from other modern movers and shakers are readily accessible in today’s top nonfiction.
With news stories elapsing into each other at a rate of knots, it’s going to be interesting to see how 2017 will be remembered. The gift of hindsight will allow historians to trace patterns and comprehend happenings in a way that we’ll never be able to see. So, while you’re waiting for 2017 to be assessed, why not check out some of the history books that were published this past year?
It’s the most wonderful time of year, and nowhere in North County is celebrating the season more than the luxurious L’Auberge Resort. Sprawling across 5 acres of manicured grounds and overlooking dreamy Del Mar Beach, the Four-Diamond hotel is hosting an impressive roster of Christmastime events fit for the whole family. Here’s a glimpse of their holiday happenings.
Blind daters McKenna and Eli just met for the first time on the field at Valley View Casino Center. Eli, who plays defender for the San Diego Sockers, is about to run through a quick warmup with McKenna before dinner at the Cohn Restaurant Group’s new Draft Republic in Carlsbad.
While turning 21 can be a boozy rite of passage for many, for East County native D.J. Mull, his first legal drink led him to his destiny.
When it comes to leadership, few people are more authoritative on the topic than James Stavridis, the retired 4-star admiral who not only spent more than 30 years commanding combat-ready vessels for the US Navy, but who also served as NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander for Global Operations.
If you think your tushy’s too squishy or your rump’s too plump, one of San Diego’s prominent physicians can help you feel more confident about baring your derrière. And unlike many other modern procedures, his breakthrough technique doesn’t require painful incisions or a prolonged recovery. Instead, Dr. Alex Roher, M.D. employs ice-cold temperatures to give his clients the hot cabooses they crave.
Among the myriad brands of beer lining shelves at supermarkets and liquors store, perhaps none evoke a stronger sense of summer than Corona Extra. Popping the cap from a clear glass bottle on a hot day, then sliding a fresh wedge of lime down its narrow neck is a time-honored tradition Americans have engaged in for generations. Now, the beer synonymous with the season is celebrating this connection with a new, limited-edition "Summer Beach" can that promises to deliver drinkers to a carefree state of mind — no bottle opener needed.
We live at a time when there are more self-help books on the market than any one person could hope to consume in a lifetime. But in today’s world, finding the time to read even one book, let alone a dozen, can still pose quite a challenge.
It’s no coincidence that successful people the world over, from all different types of disciplines, credit their accomplishments to starting their day the right way. (No, this isn’t about cereal).
While in school, most of us never get the money lessons we need to succeed in life, leaving it up to us to complete our education about saving, spending, and the stock market. But with so many great investing books available today, how can anyone find time to read them all?
Fortunately, Blinkist makes it easy to benefit from the insights in today’s top finance books. So if you’d like to see your account balances skyrocket, dive into any of these top-selling titles today.
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