You might remember Issa from his leading role in the Benghazi investigation, or his bankrolling of the campaign to recall former Gov. Gray Davis back in 2003. He also once held the distinction of being the richest member of Congress, with a roughly $250 million fortune made while leading a Vista-based manufacturer of vehicle antitheft devices. (Do you remember the Viper car alarm system with the recorded voice that says “Please step away from the car”? Well, that’s actually Issa’s voice speaking in the recording.) … [Read more...] about Newsletter: Essential California: What’s next for Duncan Hunter’s seat?
Bold and beautiful 6 november 2018
In February 2018, former treasury secretary Robert Rubin told a D.C. meeting at his Hamilton Project that wages rose in the 1990s because there was a shortage of workers. “First in the mid-90s, earlyish, and then rest of the 1990s, as we all know, wages increased at a robust level at all quintiles, and that was in some fair measure, due to tight labor markets, which in turn, at least in my, view, were a function in some fair measure, of good policy.” Rubin’s resume includes 26 years at Goldman Sachs, four years as President Bill Clinton’s Treasury secretary and ten years running the Citigroup banking firm, during a decades-long period when Americans’ wages were mostly flat. … [Read more...] about New York Times Hides $$$ to Smear Donald Trump’s Policies as ‘Anti-Immigrant’
And back in town, Bragg and Armstrong represented the seller in the sale of 576 S. Elizabeth St., a stunning modern home in the Polo Club neighborhood of Denver. This one-of-a-kind property was sold for $8.5 million in April. Set on 3½ acres, the home was artfully designed by Seattle-based architect Jim Olson of Olson Kundig, and its landscape design was inspired by the mountains and plains surrounding Denver. … [Read more...] about LIV Sotheby’s International Realty lists its top five home sales in metro Denver from 2019
It’s a truism that unfortunately appears to transcend industry or geography. Exist in public, and eventually an online mob will nitpick your looks, rate your sexual desirability in relation to your ability to do your job, and probably make threats vague and specific — regardless of whether you’re a female journalist, the founder of an indie game studio or trying to run a small city on the Central Coast of California. … [Read more...] about Newsletter: Facing harassment as a female mayor
But now, as my colleague Metro reporter Hailey Branson-Potts writes about in a new story, the fate of the famed cabin remains very much in the balance. The cabin, which is located in the city of West Hollywood but sits on land owned by the neighboring city of Beverly Hills, has found itself at the center of a property dispute between the two cities, with a potential teardown looming. … [Read more...] about Newsletter: The uncertain fate of West Hollywood’s log cabin