Go figure San Diego — By numbers ...
4,500 — The number of employees that Qualcomm recently announced would be getting laid off. That's about 15 percent of its work force.
50 — The dollar figure, in millions, that Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf, is getting in stock over a five-year period.
26 — That's how many weeks unemployment benefits run.
129 — The number of years the San Diego Daily Transcript has been publishing. It recently announced it would not make it to 130 because of declining revenue.
16,200 — That's how many newspaper reporters have lost their jobs from 2003 to 2012, a trend that continues. Obviously.
1 — The number of daily newspapers left in San Diego.
55,000 — The number of people who have written to the California Coastal Commission to protest Sea World's plan to enlarge the orca tanks at the San Diego park, according to PETA.
46.1 — The number of years orcas live in captivity, according to a recent study done, in part, by Sea World researchers. That's about the same, on average, for those in the wild.
0 — The number of people at PETA who believe that.
1.70 — The amount of rainfall, in inches, that San Diego saw from the recent storms, smashing the previous July record.
0 — Unfortunately, the impact it will have on our record drought.