Middle-East violence, local rental rates, Chargers stadium
Friday, July 21, 2006
The editors gather at the roundtable for opinions on the week's news.
Fighting between Israel and Hezbollah
Today is the tenth day of conflict in the Middle East as Israel continues shelling Lebanon in retaliation for the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers by the terrorist Hezbollah group. Hezbollah counters by launching missiles into Israel. Could the crisis escalate into a full-scale, multi-country war? Does anyone or any organization have the ability to calm the situation?
Rental rates on the rise
For folks who have given up or never had the dream of home ownership, there are the rentals. But now that home prices have cooled and condos are sitting empty, why aren't rents following the downward direction?
Charger's stadium in National City?
Everything seems to be on the table for consideration as the Chargers look for a new home. The latest sign of interest comes from National City. What options is National City exploring for a stadium site? What kind of interest have the Chargers shown?
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