For people, policy and Colorado politics What’s The Spot? You’re reading an installment of our weekly politics newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered straight in your inbox . Outdoors is hinting at its next iteration with every tree bud, piercing ray of warm sun and small shoot of grass. It’s a time for rebirth and regeneration — rethinking the old as we make way for the new. We’ll be giving The Spot a fresh look in the next few weeks, too, as Colorado rolls into spring. The insights and news won’t go away, it might just look a little different. If you like it, let us know! If you don’t, let us know! And most importantly, if you have a burning question about politics at the federal, state, suburban or Denver levels, ask away before noon Tuesday, March 9 , because next week’s newsletter depends on your curiosity. To support the important journalism we do, you can become a Denver Post subscriber here . Questions? Have a question about Colorado politics? … [Read more...] about The Spot: Counting the days until spring — and this week’s eye-catching political numbers
Supporters of former President Donald Trump were spotted waving flags and holding signs on California Highway 24’s overpass. The group has been meeting there consistently twice a week, even after the election. Photos show dozens of supporters of the former president on the El Curtola Bridge in Lafayette holding signs, waving flags, playing music, and honking bullhorns. The demonstrators met on the bridge before the election and still meet Monday and Friday afternoons. Lafayette Police park nearby to monitor the demonstrations and have arrested two people. Some people are unenthused by the supporters’ rallying cries. Neighbors claim the demonstrations affect the safety of the drivers below the overpass. They turned to the city council for guidance. But the city council wants the state, which owns the bridge, to take over, even though the overpass is under the jurisdiction of the California Highway Patrol. Both the state and the California Highway Patrol have taken a … [Read more...] about Trump Supporters Spotted Waving Flags, Holding Signs on California Highway Overpass
Rents in Denver have fallen during the pandemic, according to a recent market report, but that doesn’t mean apartment developers are any less keen on a city that was a hot spot for rent growth before COVID-19 came calling. In fact, the number of would-be apartments in the planning pipeline for the metro area hit a record 46,000 in December, according to Denver data firm Apartment Insights. The X Company, the Chicago-based developer behind the X Denver apartment tower that is inching toward completion after nearly three years of construction just north of Coors Field at 3100 Inca St., embodies that enthusiasm for the Mile High City even in the face of shifting consumer preferences. X Denver offers traditional studio and one-bedroom apartments inside its 12-story, 455-apartment frame, but the X Company also allows people to rent individual bedrooms with private bathrooms in two-, three- and four-bedroom “co-living” apartments with shared kitchens and common areas. Tenants can … [Read more...] about The X Denver apartment building is all about shared community space. Will it and other new projects succeed in the pandemic?
After years of slowly easing toward remote work arrangements, companies and their employees had to take the plunge fully clothed in March. Instead of drowning, they learned to make it work, saving an untold number of jobs and ushering in profound changes that will carry into a post-pandemic world. “Remote work has been all or nothing in the past,” said Sara Sutton, founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “It doesn’t have to be all or nothing.” FlexJobs connects workers with remote work opportunities, and the Boulder-based company, practicing what it preaches, has operated remotely for 14 years. Despite being well-versed in what many companies were pushed into unwillingly, Sutton said this year has proved to be the hardest in the company’s history. What happened this year doesn’t at all reflect the benefits that remote work can offer, Sutton said. And yet, despite all the limitations, many employees came to prefer it. “It has been far more challenging than what typical remote work is by … [Read more...] about Work-at-home will stay in play long after the pandemic recedes
(CBS) – The peak of entertainment comes to a smart device near you today with the launch of Paramount+ . Formerly CBS All Access, Paramount+ puts over 30,000 episodes, 2,500 movie titles along with over 1,000 live sporting events, plus around-the-clock news coverage at your finger tips. In addition to streaming Paramount+ originals and content from across the ViacomCBS family of properties, Paramount+ will also feature Paramount Studio movies released after short theatrical releases including upcoming films A Quiet Place II , Paw Patrol: The Movie and Mission Impossible 7 . See below for more specifics on Paramount+ originals, returning series, movie releases, live sports and news, as well as pricing. READ MORE: Kidsburgh: Family-Fun Activities In March Paramount+ Original Series Scripted Dramas Criminal Minds – top rated series in broadcast and streaming returns with a new scripted series that brings the team back together to investigate a single, … [Read more...] about LIST: Paramount+ Launches Offering Over 30,000 Episodes And Movies Plus Live News And Sports