Alameda shop featured in Christian Science Monitor story

A Christian Science Monitor story, “Good times for repair shops and secondhand stores,” features Alameda’s Watch Hospital:

On a Saturday afternoon in downtown Alameda, Calif., Gabe Morgan waits in a line of customers at The Watch Hospital to get a timepiece fixed. The economic downturn has made him think more about repairing than buying new.

News on budget free fall and its regional impact here, here and here.