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Eighth-ranked Estacadoruns away from Lamesa FROM STAFF REPORTS


Jesse Johns scored 22 points, Christian Bennings supplied 20 and No. 8 Estacado ran past Lamesa 101-65 Friday night in an early battle for the District 2-4A lead at the Estacado gym. Both teams came in undefeated in district play, but Estacado (17-7, 3-0 ...

La Mesa real estate trends: December 2014


La Mesa- 91941, 91942: December 2014 housing data from San Diego Association of Realtors. Trend numbers compared to previous month. La Mesa- 91941, 91942: December 2014 housing data from San Diego Association of Realtors. Trend numbers compared to previous ...

Bruce Earnest


Funeral services for Bruce Carroll Earnest, 80, of Lamesa, will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., at Crestview Baptist Church with Brother Charles Empey and Brother Brian Pinkerton officiating. Interment will follow in Lamesa Memorial ...

Police search for driver who drove into home in La Mesa


LA MESA (CBS 8) – A rude awakening for neighbors Thursday, after a stolen car slammed into a home in La Mesa. The CHP spotted the car near Grossmont Boulevard just before 1 a.m. The driver took off at dangerous speeds, forcing officers to drop the chase.

Police pursuit ends with car crash into La Mesa home


Story Updated: Jan 22, 2015 at 9:56 AM PST LA MESA - Officers are still looking for a driver who crashed into a La Mesa home after a police pursuit. San Diego 6's Renee Kohn is live at the scene with the latest. Previous Article 78-year-old woman forced to ...

JUST LISTED: 11 Lamesa Avenue Eastchester, NY 10709


EASTCHESTER, N.Y. Just Listed — A 4-bedroom single family home at 11 Lamesa Avenue in Eastchester is listed at $629,500. Check out the details of this listing: Visit Better Homes & Gardens, Rand Realty for the complete listing. Better Homes & Gardens ...

Stolen car plows into La Mesa home


LA MESA, Calif. – Police are searching for a driver who stole a car and then crashed it into a home in La Mesa. The California Highway Patrol tried to pull over the stolen Acura TL on Grossmont Boulevard and Bancroft Drive when the driver took off.

La Mesa Walgreens Robbed for Prescription Medication


Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a La Mesa pharmacy Monday. The suspect apparently entered the Walgreens at 8766 Navajo Road and went to the pharmacy inside. Police said he then handed the pharmacist a note claiming he had a gun and ...

‘Stangs begin 2-4A action at Lamesa today


The Sweetwater boys bas-ketball team visits Lamesa for its District 2-4A opener today at 8 p.m., following the Sweetwater girls’ game with Lamesa that tips off at around 6:30 p.m. Read more in Friday's edition in Sports.

La Mesa clinic closes when 5 people arrive with possible measles


A medical clinic in suburban La Mesa was immediately closed Wednesday when five people arrived with symptoms of measles, a clinic spokeswoman said. The Sharp Rees-Stealy urgent-care clinic adjacent to Sharp Grossmont Hospital closed when the five arrived ...




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR LAMES

Filing A Charge of Discrimination on LAMES

If you believe that you have been discriminated against at work because of your race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information, you can file a Charge of Discrimination. All of the laws enforced by EEOC, except for the Equal Pay Act, require you to file a Charge of Discrimination with us before you can file a job discrimination lawsuit against your employer. In addition, an individual, organization, or agency may file a charge on behalf of another person in order to protect the aggrieved person´s identity. There are time limits for filing a charge.

Note: Federal employees and job applicants have similar protections, but a different complaint process.

If you file a charge, you may be asked to try to settle the dispute through mediation. Mediation is an informal and confidential way to resolve disputes with the help of a neutral mediator. If the case is not sent to mediation, or if mediation doesn´t resolve the problem, the charge will be given to an investigator.

If an investigation finds no violation of the law, you will be given a Notice of Right to Sue. This notice gives you permission to file suit in a court of law. If a violation is found, we will attempt to reach a voluntary settlement with the employer. If we cannot reach a settlement, your case will be referred to our legal staff (or the Department of Justice in certain cases), who will decide whether or not the agency should file a lawsuit. If we decide not to file a lawsuit, we will give you a Notice of Right to Sue.

In some cases, if a charge appears to have little chance of success, or if it is something that we don´t have the authority to investigate, we may dismiss the charge without doing an investigation or offering mediation.

Many states and local jurisdictions have their own anti-discrimination laws, and agencies responsible for enforcing those laws (Fair Employment Practices Agencies, or FEPAs). If you file a charge with a FEPA, it will automatically be "dual-filed" with EEOC if federal laws apply. You do not need to file with both agencies.

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Atention: "Every time you see someone promises you will lose weight without exercise, you know that the only thing you lose is your money"

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that at least four manufacturers -LeanSpa fashion formulas, L´Occitane, HCG Diet Direct and have engaged in misleading sensationalist propaganda. Companies, meanwhile, agreed to pay a combined $ 30 million to settle the matter.

The fine is not much for a business that moves each year between 60,000 million and 70,000 million dollars in a country where two thirds of the population are obese or overweight.

The FTC not only expects to collect that money to reimburse consumers who bought the fraudulent products but also called on newspapers, magazines, television stations and other media that suppress false or misleading propaganda.

"Every time you see someone promises you will lose weight without exercise, you know that the only thing you lose is your money," said a statement from the FTC. "Weight loss requires wise choices about the food."

About 100 million people "dieters" in the United States, easy and miraculous formulas have become even more popular since the years of the Great Recession.

Total spending on EE diets. UU. stagnated during the crisis and, in fact, it has not grown much since. Total revenues of the companies diets rose about 1.2% in 2012 and 2.6% in 2013, according to research firm MarketData markets.

What has changed is that more people are turning to the "fashionable formula"-usually a hodgepodge, fruit, grain or seed exótica- systems use less structured and more costly diets, the results are tested as WeightWatchers.

Over a year ago it became fashionable to extract green coffee beans, hailed as a miracle supplement for weight loss.

The investigation of the American Chemical Society on chlorogenic acid, the main ingredient in supplements of green coffee beans that soon went on sale in the "health food stores" showed that not contribute to weight loss and instead can make fatty deposits build up in the liver.

Another recent example of how quickly the exotic products gain public attention, and pay millions of dollars to doctors and dietitians who are promoted on popular television programs is Garcinia cambogia.

The extract of this fruit from Southeast Asia is promoted as a quick fix for excess weight, with no clinical studies to prove, without much time to use to determine their effects on people with certain health conditions.

On the other hand still has little popularity that the universal formula for losing excess weight, and to maintain healthy, remains a varied and moderate diet, along with an appropriate level of physical exercise. Ie consumption and expenditure necessary than consumed.

"It´s easy to make the resolution to lose weight and keep it is difficult," said Jessica Rich, director of the Office of Consumer Protection at the FTC. "And the odds of success just sprinkle something in the food, running a creamy thighs or using a ´supplement´ are between few and none."

Currently the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given approval for only three compounds for weight loss, and these are suitable only for certain adults Belviq, Qsymia and Orilstat (sold without prescription under the name Alli) .

For Sensa is a powder which contains maltodextrin, tricalcium phosphate and siliceous as well as natural and artificial flavors, and that users spread on your meals.

The manufacturers claim in their propaganda that has been tested clinically an average weight loss of almost 14 pounds in six months, without dieting or exercise.

The FTC charged that Sensa Products, Inc. Sensa, Sensa´s chief executive, Adam Goldberg, and the creator of the formula, the doctor Alan Hirsch, making claims that are not supported by the evidence.

The FTC closed in December 2011 companies LeanSpa weight loss indicating that made false promises in its promotion of acai fruit and products for colon cleansing.

L´Occitane appeared on the market with a different approach: skin creams with names like Beautiful Shape and Almond Delight Almond Shaping the application, according to the propaganda, slim down the fats in about three inches in just four weeks.

HDG Diet Direct, meanwhile, sells a liquid form of chorionic gonadotropin produced by the human placenta, and as the propaganda has to be taken with a diet of less than 800 calories daily.

But "a very low calorie diet should only be used under proper medical supervision," the government notice.

In that warning the government argued that "HDG products sold without prescription have not proven to aid in weight loss and can be dangerous, even if administered according to the instructions.

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Found Unclaimed Money in LAMES

What Is Unclaimed Money?

If the government owes you money and you do not collect it, then it’s unclaimed. This can also happen with banks, credit unions, pensions, and other sources.

Beware of unclaimed money scams. There are people who pretend to be the government and offer to send you unclaimed money for a fee. Government agencies will not call you about unclaimed money or assets. Learn how to spot these types of scams.

Currently, the government does not have one website for finding unclaimed money by name, Social Security number, or state. To find it, you’ll need to visit each site separately and perform a search.

States’ Unclaimed Money

  • Search by State  – Search your state’s listing of unclaimed funds and property.

Retirement

Taxes

Banking, Investments, and Currency

  • Bank Failures  – Search the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for unclaimed funds from failed financial institutions.
  • Credit Union Failures  – Find unclaimed deposits from credit unions.
  • SEC Claims Funds  – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lists enforcement cases where a company or person owes investors money.
  • Damaged Money  – The Treasury Department will exchange mutilated or damaged U.S. currency.

Mortgages

  • FHA-Insurance Refunds  – If you had an FHA-insured mortgage, you may be eligible for a refund from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Savings Bonds

International

  • Foreign Claims  – U.S. nationals can find money owed to them from foreign governments after loss of property.

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