The real disgrace is the response of Newsom and his party to the crisis. He has proposed spending $750 million to create a California Access to Housing and Services Fund that would develop affordable housing and increase rental subsidies, along with a multibillion-dollar expansion of Medi-Cal. But this is just a taxpayer-funded Band-Aid that can only increase dependence on state programs. … [Read more...] about Harmeet Dhillon: California Democrats can’t end homeless crisis – they keep pushing failed policies
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Fries was booked into Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of two felony charges of evading police and disregarding safety and driving on the wrong side of the street, plus misdemeanor charges of reckless driving on a highway and resisting arrest, jail records show. … [Read more...] about Police ID Man Arrested After Early Morning Tri-Valley Pursuit
Kit Juckes of Societe Generale explains the phenomenon this way: "The dollar is king because the US economy is out performing all-comers." Data on the health of the services and manufacturing sectors for Germany, France and the United States due Friday is only expected to confirm this trend. … [Read more...] about Is Morgan Stanley paying too much for E*Trade?
Windows were blown out by the gusts, as well, including one on the 41st floor of the Millennium Tower in San Francisco Sunday morning. San Francisco firefighters warned drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area near Fremont and Mission Streets because of the broken glass on the ground. No injuries were reported as a result of that window break. … [Read more...] about Hundreds Still Without Power In Tri-City
He said that based on his experience with young filmmakers who produce the programs he appears in, the younger generation does not pay the TV licence or watch the BBC that it funds because they consume their media via streaming services. This anecdotal evidence is backed up by an Ofcom report released last year revealing that fewer than half of 16- to 24-year-olds consume BBC media even a minimum of once a week. … [Read more...] about Former Tory MP: TV Tax Won’t Survive, BBC Like ‘Polar Bear on a Receding Piece of Ice’