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Claudia Strasbaugh

Claudia Strasbaugh is a freelance writer who founded Scripps Ranch/Mira Mesa Writer's Guild, was head writer for the weekly TV show "Kill 'EM With Comedy", plus California Bureau Chief for National Lotto World Magazine.

Claudia now runs a non profit called Dinner On A Dollar. Contact her there, or through NewsBlaze.

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Avoid IRS Audit 2013
Listening to the Wall Street In The Morning show prompted me to write this short list of things you might not think about, when you work on your taxes.
14:12 Feb 28, 2013 PST
America Grinding Its Way Into Ever Increasing Debt
Much of the planet is slowly finding its way out of grinding poverty. America is grinding its way into ever increasing debt. Rate of American growth from 1750 until now is going in a poor direction.
14:51 Jan 12, 2013 PST
Is US Weary of Obama?
Who is the most tired of US Administration, them or Us?
11:35 Jan 12, 2013 PST
Starbucks Partnerships On The Move In China and Vietnam
There's no stopping Starbucks from delivering drinks around the globe thanks to its ability to form excellent partnerships.
20:45 Jan 11, 2013 PST
New Hope For Homeless Children
Homeless children without abilities to read or write have no chance to break the poverty cycle they are born into. This school, first of its kind, sets a new standard for a once lost generation of youth. (1st of article's series)
12:07 Oct 24, 2012 PST
So Much For National Security Secrets
Regardless of how many dollars are thrown at the U.S. National Security including its most expensive war weapons, security can be breched for the cost of having a inexpensive lunch.
05:22 Oct 19, 2011 PST
New Study Shows Vitamin K Lowers Risk of Getting Cancer
New Cancer Prevention from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg reported by the American Journal maintains Vitamin K can add to the body's ability to cause cancer cells to self destruct.
15:32 Oct 17, 2011 PST
US Steps Up Campaign to Combat Child Hunger
Childhood hunger is such an important issue to ConAgra Foods because even though we have been working on the problems since 1993, childhood hunger is nearly an invisible issue in the US.
10:34 Oct 17, 2011 PST
Colony Cats (& Dogs) Raise Funds to Save Homeless Pets
Cat Colony raffling off a new home for drawing winner to save lives of homeless pets.
07:12 Apr 25, 2011 PST
12 Tax Tips for Now and Next April
Having never heard back there is no way of knowing if you still want this to market and support the Newsblaze Tax Book? YOu asked for it but today with no response from any communication I don't know what to do.
12:15 Apr 13, 2011 PST
Jay Leno Says Gas Prices are No Problem
Tonight Show Comedian Jay Leno touts his experience with American technology and how we can all beat high gas prices.
16:22 Mar 30, 2011 PST
'Tax Day' is Here Again!
There are a few smart steps you can take to get ahead of the curve and they're easy. Easier if you are self employed. For those who haven't started at least a mom-and-pop business before December 31st there's plenty to time to do it in 2011.
18:29 Feb 27, 2011 PST
U.S. Based Business 'Target' Expand Beyond Borders
Target moves to Canada after unexpected high volume holiday sales numbers that multiply upward.
10:34 Jan 20, 2011 PST
Many Likely to Lose Jobs as Carnival Cruise Lines Leave San Diego
Carnival has big plans for big changes which begin with customizing the shop to fit its new market. Out is the Mexico friendly culture decor which comes in different children's activities and entertainment styles.
12:40 Jan 16, 2011 PST
'Intelligent Plastic' to change Color as Food Freshness Fades
Smart Packaging is reborn. This new generation of wrapping sends a flag up when food is on the wane. Brand new packaging is being developed in Glas.
07:02 Jan 16, 2011 PST
Oldest Retailing Store 'Sainsbury' Goes Green
Sainsbury's said its initally aim was to stop sending all UK food waste to landfill by this summer but has now been fast-tracked with plans for the 28 Scottish stores.
07:19 Jan 10, 2011 PST
Tormenting Floods Ravaged Australia's National Coal Market
If Australia's worst flooding in 50 years wasn't enough problem for Queenland, closing Aussie's coal mining is bound to increase financial pressure on the land of Kola bears. The world already consumes 5% of its meth coal for energy alone.
16:57 Jan 9, 2011 PST
Researcher Develops Amazing Pen to Reduce Stress
Less stress is a desire of many today. Finding methods of relieving it are easier then identifying stress. It's tired to insomnia, bas nerves, high blood pressure, heart disease, even death.
14:01 Jan 9, 2011 PST
SwishZone Offers Easy to Use Alternative Flash Type Animation Tools
For anyone who has struggled with Flash its nice to know there is an easier way to make your holiday and year 2011 website dance, sing, and for sure flash with this whiz-bang nifty joy-toy of choice.
11:42 Jan 9, 2011 PST
New Happiness Study Says 'Think About What You're Doing'
Psychologists determined that people are most content when focused on a job they have at hand. This is so true it takes precident over daydreaming, or the most pleasant of mind meanderings.
07:19 Jan 9, 2011 PST
Feds Surprised At Public Fury
It looks like the spook pranks played on American's third Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is finally starting to rattle her.
06:00 Jan 9, 2011 PST
Indian Software Companies Are Flying High
India is changing the way software companies have been doing business. No longer will companies follow the U.S. pattern of dumping out upgrades that still need to have the bugs worked out, expecting paying customers to beta test products.
13:19 Dec 25, 2010 PST
Japanese Robots to Harvest Ripe Fruits With Super Vision and Efficiency
Robots have been playing an important part in dairy farming as the bots continue to increase in skills. It frees human beings so they can move up to management roles which robots maintain chores of cheap labor, producing healthier more valuable crop
12:08 Dec 20, 2010 PST
8 Ways To Have A Cellphone This Holiday
Shop around again before making that final decision. It pays, trust me. I've had a mobile phone since their 42 pound power pack had to be installed in the trunk of the car. In those bad old days the term was 'car phone.'
05:57 Dec 19, 2010 PST
Hard Rock Cafe Shares a 'Home' for Homeless Women During Thanksgiving
When Hard Rock Cafe San Diego opened its doors to battered homeless women on Thanksgiving it gave much more then a warm meal, it instilled the spark of hope in 75 women that gave them a gift, proof of the promise there is hope for a better life.
04:43 Dec 1, 2010 PST
Pig Out on Thanksgiving Or Shop Till You Drop The Next Day- Your Choice
'Food consumption influences consumer impulsivity,' states Arul Mishra and Himanshu Mishra who show ways that types of food consumed during Thanksgiving can influence buying choices.
18:26 Nov 14, 2010 PST
Hemp Rules Over Marijuana
California may voted Cannabis out in one form while Wisconsin elected to allow it for medical use but no matter how well it survives the electorate on any given year, its here to stay.
05:57 Nov 14, 2010 PST
Our Jack 'O Lantern Is Old
Jack with a lantern made a deal with the Devil, out and about every Hallows Eve.
18:00 Oct 29, 2010 PST
Did Catholic Church Deliberately Withold Priest Sexual Abuse Data?
San Diego Superior Court judge orders San Diego Catholic Diocese to make public 10,000 pages of previously confidential personnel files of 48 priests accused of sexual abuse.
13:13 Oct 28, 2010 PST
World Jousting - A Knight To Remember
Medieval Entertainment reborn, better then ever, World Tournament Jousting in America
05:56 Oct 18, 2010 PST
Government Abducts Newborn Daughter From U.S. Federal Resistors
Couple's newborn baby was taken from them by officials because the father is involved with a group opposed to government suppression.
15:18 Oct 17, 2010 PST
New Wrinkle On Halloween Costumes
With Halloween now the second highest consumer spending day behind Christmas, most people have at least one or more dress-up outfits. Still, given today's shaky economy, many of us aren't ready or sometimes able to spend money unnecessarily.
06:05 Oct 17, 2010 PST
Poway Knows How To Party
Poway Calif has it's own working antique train and loads of well cared for history. It sets a standard as a little big city that others envy.
12:16 Sep 21, 2010 PST
9 Reasons To Pay More Federal Taxes
Paying taxes by the private sector is a shame when so many are living off Federal dollars without paying their income taxes.
08:33 Sep 21, 2010 PST
'Ne-gro-phi-li-a - From Slave Block to Pedestal - America's Racial Obsession'
'Call white people racist and they'll do anything you want them to,' says one UCLA professor.
15:49 Sep 8, 2010 PST
Skyscraperman Wins The Day
Skyscraperman also known as Dan Goodwin or Spiderman unable to convince city Firefighters and Police lives of high-rise workers can be saved, again puts on holiday show for the public, this time in San Francisco.
06:19 Sep 7, 2010 PST
San Diego South Sun Beads Nominated as Best Craft Store
South Sun Beads spread radiance from San Diego across nation to Home Shopping Channels with Deal Of The Day a 'real deal'.
09:48 Sep 2, 2010 PST
Battle Begins For CA Congressional Seat
Democratic Party Kicks Off Campaign Season in San Diego pitting its own popular Ray Lutz against D. Hunter
08:19 Sep 2, 2010 PST
San Diego Nonprofit Food Distributors Face Increasing Demand
Feeding America - 'Not only is there an increased demand from those who are hungry, but the face of hunger is changing,' Ney said. 'It used to be a different demographic. Now it's working adults who don't have the means.'
15:21 Sep 1, 2010 PST
Elin Has Tiger In The Tank
Tiger Woods wife dumps him, finally. Is this a sign his sex-addiction classes failed?
11:22 Aug 24, 2010 PST
Rupert Murdoch Goes Blue
When 'Freedom Week' supported Americans rather then Republican Party, Fox Business television channel that Murdoch had put big money into as a tool to reinstate Bushites' control of Washington,failed, and 'Freedom Watch' ended up a casualty.
10:34 Aug 24, 2010 PST
Fish Dangerous To Diets
Proteins necessary to life should be attained through a variety of foods without focus on frequent meals of fish.
13:35 Jul 30, 2010 PST
Seeds, Beads, and Needs, Never Change
20,000 to 40,000 years ago, depending on who you are talking with, trinkets were attached to a band and worn by humans. Some sources say beads began as seeds during the period of the Great Apes.
05:57 Jul 22, 2010 PST
Happy Birthday To Us
America's July 4th demands hot dogs, hot dogs, and more but not a bore. We want creative tasty holiday food fare and here it is.
04:11 Jul 3, 2010 PST
New Sport Ride & Tie - Next Reality TV Show?
Finally finding it's own race pace the sport known as Tide & Tie is more attractive then ever, and fun to take part in.
15:22 Jun 26, 2010 PST
Illegal Immigration Disaster- New Neighborhood?
How Illegal uncontrolled immigration destroyed Arizona and will the rest of America if not stopped.
09:35 Jun 26, 2010 PST
Aussies Feature 'Pet Sounds' First Musical Concert for Dogs
Australia Opera House features Pet Sounds, first concert for dogs.
11:26 Jun 14, 2010 PST
Arizona Doing Good But Clash With ACLU Clash Over Illegals
With money saved from serving criminal inmates Sheriff Joe Arpaio buys buses to fight illegal alients and helps homeless abandoned abused Maricopa County pets.
18:09 Jun 3, 2010 PST
10 Year Cooking Class
When a community works together anything is possible. When a community continues to cooperate everything is possible
06:32 May 28, 2010 PST
Poison Spider Bites Most Likely Now
This is Poison Spider Season, a time of year to die for if we are not careful.
13:14 May 26, 2010 PST
Can Lady Gaga Save Television?
TV viewership is drying up, what could revive it today and will Google Television be a winner?
04:48 May 21, 2010 PST
Our Government At Work - Gulf Oil Disaster Mystery
Gulf Oil Disaster should be no mystery if it weren't for our federal government hiding the fact Halliburton was in charge, of cementing a cap that brought on the initial platform explosion.
09:29 May 5, 2010 PST
Snake Bite Safety 2010
Avoiding Snake Bites, Snake Bite First Aid, New 2010 anti-snake poison meds, how anti-poison is created, new complete snake bite information website
05:15 May 5, 2010 PST
Fast Foods - Fat People - Weight Loss
Restaurant chains are finally doing an American service by offering us meals to fit our lifestyles, helping with weight loss.
17:40 May 4, 2010 PST
Goldman Sachs 'Rose' Doesn't Smell Sweet
Charlie Rose hits Gold getting a interview with Goldman Sachs. It is Fools Gold, just a pair of fools, or would that fools be us?
04:20 May 3, 2010 PST
Sam The Cooking Guy - Boils Along
Without breaking stride Sam kept his future goals intact by offering what ever he could to San Diego citizens if they'd let him come to their home and film a show of him cooking there.
05:52 May 1, 2010 PST
American Indians Feast On Non-Profit
Native American Indian 25th Anniversary convention based on non-profit, spirituality, and the fancy casino foods.
08:43 Apr 15, 2010 PST
Battle Of The Polar Bear
After suffering a number of life challenging set backs, Kurt the polar bear now has another hurdle to surmount, if he can. It's his lady love Giovanna.
09:14 Mar 8, 2010 PST
Business Writing for Cash in a Bad Economy
Making a living today means moving into a whole new way of thinking.
13:05 Mar 7, 2010 PST
Fiery Finger Sticks It To Pelosi Crowd
Not everybody fits in with today's Washington D. C. tax-and-spend policy, and aren't we glad.
10:14 Mar 2, 2010 PST
Family Battle For Mom's Frozen Head
When 71 year old Ms. Robbins died of cervical cancer recently, she had no idea she would end up lying in pieces.
14:40 Feb 26, 2010 PST
Charity Establishes 'Pay It Forward'
New slant on startup charity, get a grant, give a grant.
15:01 Feb 9, 2010 PST
You Can Turn Back Time
For the first time in civilization, human science can turn back time, as well as speed it up 300%. If you care to really move time and space, your home base is India.
09:26 Feb 1, 2010 PST
Killer Trees in The Back Yard
One tree creates enough oxygen for 600 people but a tree can kill you, and wreck your home.
15:51 Jan 25, 2010 PST
Best Coffee Last Year Review
Best Coffee to come to the market in the past year.
15:39 Jan 18, 2010 PST
99 Cents Only Stores vs Dollar Tree
Anybody unaware of how far a buck can go hasn't shopped the deep discount kings of the land. Neither of them are spelled W-a-l-m-a-r-t. Both beat the big 'W' prices.
15:18 Dec 4, 2009 PST
Kindle vs the Nook
Kindle and Kindle II eBook readers from now share the limelight with the Nook from Barnes & Noble. Both Kindle and the Nook are excellent so the big question is which do you want most?
06:17 Nov 14, 2009 PST
H1N1 vs Seasonal Flu vs Common Cold
The common cold, Seasonal Flu and H1N1 are all infections. H1N1 and Seasonal Flu are different strains of influenza, and may be fatal, while the common cold itself is a rarely fatal infection.
11:00 Nov 12, 2009 PST
Today's Financial News
We're looking to maximize readers potential to emerge from this market with substantial gains. With this kind of volatility in the market, that means less long-term 'investing' and more short-term trades.
07:34 Sep 25, 2009 PST
Murdered By Lexus?
As they drove, the car began to pick up speed in spite of Saylor removing his foot from the accelerator to apply both to the brake pedal. No matter, the car sped on, faster and faster.
05:29 Sep 23, 2009 PST
First Significant Powder River Basin Horizontal Oil Discovery
The Wagonhound 23-1H well is the first significant horizontal producer in the Powder River Basin Frontier formation.
15:54 Sep 22, 2009 PST
July Christmas Is Green, In San Diego
For those of us who have a tough time figuring out what to give for Christmas, I'm going with the gift that keeps on giving- Xmas cards of Grow-Paper, the path to Green Fields.
15:54 Jul 25, 2009 PST
Pets Born Under Aries Sign
An Aries creature is a born explorer. One who particularly enjoys sniffing around home territory, be it inside or out. An Aries feels most in it's own element when on open ground where it can run with you to it's heart's content.
09:14 Apr 27, 2009 PST
The 12 Zodiac Signs
The twelve signs of the zodiac are everywhere, but not everyone knows what they are or what they mean, so here is a short explanation of each one.
06:02 Apr 10, 2009 PST
Pets Born Under the Taurus Sign
Oh, my, our Taurus pets too often get a bad rap, that of being a tad lazy.
19:07 Apr 8, 2009 PST
Horoscope Introduction - You are The Star in Your Life
As you learn more about yourself, you become better able to use wisely not just a few, but all the opportunities and energies in your life.
12:11 Apr 4, 2009 PST
How Angry is Mexico?
'Mexico is not prepared for this, for the tremendous problems it will face as more and more Mexicans working in Arizona quit sending money to their families when they return to Sonora without jobs,' Americans have only been preparing them for
10:57 Mar 22, 2009 PST
Deadly Spider Bites Crippled Man - Miracle Cure
A double whammy to being chair confined occurred recently when Dave was bitten by the frighteningly fatal 'Brown Recluse' spider whose bite begins a flesh rotting process that ends in death.
13:29 Mar 16, 2009 PST
India's Christmas Present to The World
Biodiversity is an amazing thing. While we often think that because of our advanced technology, there is nothing new to learn, every year, previously unknown species are found around the world.
04:36 Dec 28, 2008 PST
Holiday Make-Up Is A Deal - Don't Buy
According to leading brand Reps, this year's Gift packages are more than a deal, some are a steal, 195 cosmetic items valued at $300 for only $42.
14:33 Dec 8, 2008 PST
Sexy Top 10 Halloween Heavenly-Horrors of 2008
Halloween is for everyone, makes it easy to understand why we come to love the big 'H' more with each new October 31st.
06:54 Oct 14, 2008 PST
David Letterman Attacks National Hero
In a fury, livid David Letterman attacked National Hero John McCain for his age this week.
07:35 Sep 26, 2008 PST
Happiest Place On Earth
So far, the data reveals that national happiness doesn't predictably track average income, type of government - democracy versus dictatorship - or even warm climate.
08:17 Sep 23, 2008 PST
'Breakthrough' Bestseller Book Review
There are books on every aspect of 'better life'. There are new books, used books, old books, available on any subject from making a bomb to making grass grow.
11:55 Sep 12, 2008 PST
Johnnie Sure Surprised Us
I am happy to made the mistaken guess big Mc would choose Carly or Meg as his running mates.
08:26 Aug 29, 2008 PST
Poor Martha's Not Poor No More
TV publisher media star Stewart's shine has dimmed ever since her federal prison cell decoration days when she once more uttered her famous closing, 'It's a good thing.'
04:16 Aug 22, 2008 PST
Can You Mind Your Hot Dog Manners In Spite of the... Hot Dog WARS
So no matter the lack of civility between leading Hot Dog makers, it is every bit as important to Eat Your Hot Dog Correctly, Please.
10:06 Jun 16, 2008 PST
Shoot The Moon
'Shoot The Moon,' says Norman Christian Hoffman, wishing to be known as 'The man who saved the planet Earth!' Hoffman has a unique view of global warming, or global-nonwarming.
05:12 Nov 5, 2007 PST
10 Essential Pet Items For Holiday Pet Travel
Furry friends can use a little travel plan of their own, so says the Travel Industry Association of America who maintain 29 million of us who take our buddies along.
03:58 Sep 28, 2007 PST
Working Moms Strap Up
Ever popular alligator embossed spike-heels, slick patent-leather Mary Janes, almond-shaped toe metalics, chunky-heeled ankle boots, we-want-them-all, and a pair of those new wedges too...
13:10 Sep 25, 2007 PST
Become The Best Boss You Ever Had
Working moms too often feel overwhelmed at the end of a long day. Sometimes at the end of a long week. What if you suffer such malady at the end of a very long month? Might be time to reconsider your options
12:04 Sep 19, 2007 PST
Bizy Moms Find Trophy Dad
Yes, High Noon, ladies. How can we tell? I was certain when I drove into my own neighborhood recently and there they were - He and She Average Parents.
07:53 Sep 18, 2007 PST
BBC Documentaries Under Attack, in Danger of Extinction
Once World Class, British documentaries set the bar for the rest of the world with their critically acclaimed documentary winners.
04:28 Sep 11, 2007 PST
Score One For the Environment
The latest awards jury voted for Jane as a result of her 'Careful reporting, smart organization and clear, confident voice.'
04:09 Sep 10, 2007 PST
Pregnant Women Need To Manage Their Own Weight
Pregnant women are far more likely to bear children with larger amounts of body fat before they reach the first decade of life - this was revealed today by researchers.
04:34 Sep 9, 2007 PST
Warning: If You See That First Gray Hair, Buy a TV
A discovery by the Association of Public Television Stations substantiate what networks have been suspecting, the television broadcast industry is losing audience by pandering to younger viewers.
12:10 Sep 8, 2007 PST
Should Canada Fear America Becoming the New Mexico?
5 Reasons To Move To Canada: Citizens fleeing America faster in 2006 than in over three decades.
06:08 Aug 16, 2007 PST
Golf For the Disabled Gets a Shot in the Arm
Okay, you switch the wide-screen to Law & Order only to discover your favorite detectives are stumped, their victim shot dead by a golf ball.
03:01 Aug 13, 2007 PST
Sun Shines on 10,000 Desktops
Sun has conjured up a sci-fi expert's fantasy though. Since it's something most would like to have, there will be many outstanding uses for it.
04:34 Aug 7, 2007 PST
More Space for MySpace: Murdoch Puts a Stake in the Heart of Broadcast TV
MySpace drives another nail into the coffin of aging medium, broadcast television.
04:41 Jul 21, 2007 PST
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