By Emily Rasmussen | [email protected] | Long Beach Press-TelegramPUBLISHED: July 26, 2019 at 8:32 pm | UPDATED: July 26, 2019 at 8:40 pm Long Beach’s new Civic Center, which opens Monday, July 29, is the city’s newest crown jewel — quite literally. On bright days, the panes of glass that cover the soon-to-debut City Hall, part of the Civic Center project, reflect the varying shades of blue from cloudless skies. It certainly seems, from a distance, like a pricey gem. The new Civic Center — which includes City Hall, Civic Chambers (where the City Council will meet),the Port Administration Building and, eventually, a library and plaza — cost $533 million. The City Council first approved the project, and plans to tear down the old City Hall, five years ago. But while the finished product is sleek, simple in design and, officials say, efficient, the financial dealings that made it possible were anything but: In the end, worried about the cost of seismically … [Read more...] about This is how Long Beach will pay for its new City Hall digs
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Associated Press This Aug. 2, 2018 file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. Related Links NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug to treat breast cancer SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday the approval of the first drug specifically designed to treat postpartum depression in new mothers. The drug could save the lives of mothers and children, according to the FDA, but it's expensive, averaging $34,000 per patient before discounts, and requires a stay in a hospital, according to Sage Therapeutics, the drug's manufacturer. Brexanolone, which will be marketed as Zulresso, is administered via intravenous infusion over 2½ days, according to the FDA's press release. It works within 48 hours, much faster than other antidepressants, the New York Times reported. "This brings up a … [Read more...] about The FDA has approved the first drug to treat postpartum depression. Here’s how much it costs
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | The Dollar Is Still King. How (in the World) Did That Happen? Supported by ByPeter S. Goodman Feb. 22, 2019 LONDON — A cursory assessment might find the United States a less than ideal candidate for the job of managing the planet’s ultimate form of money. Its public debt is enormous — $22 trillion, and growing. Its politics recently delivered the longest government shutdown in American history. Its banking system is only a decade removed from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Its proudly nationalist president provokes complaints from allies and foes alike that he breaches the norms of international relations, setting off talk that the American dollar has lost its aura as the indomitable safe haven. But money tells a different story. The dollar has in recent years … [Read more...] about The Dollar Is Still King. How (in the World) Did That Happen?
Jason Guerrasio, provided by Published 9:03 am CDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” (Available November 1). Francis Ford Coppola delivers one of the most lush stories about the prince of darkness you’ll ever see. “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” (Available November 1). Francis Ford Coppola delivers one of the most lush stories about the prince of darkness you’ll ever see. Photo: Columbia Pictures “Cape Fear” (November 1). After Steven Spielberg bowed out of making a remake of the 1962 thriller, Martin Scorsese teamed with Robert De Niro to tell a more chilling looks at former inmate Max Cady tormenting the lawyer who defended him and his family. less “Cape Fear” (November 1). After Steven Spielberg bowed out of making a remake of the 1962 thriller, Martin Scorsese teamed with Robert De Niro to tell a more chilling looks at … [Read more...] about The 8 movies coming to Netflix in November that are worth watching
MONEY 08/27/2018 04:39 pm ET Let's stop overselling the benefits of a traditional college education to a generation that can't afford it. By Casey Bond Graduate from high school. Go to college. Earn a degree. Get a good job. Live happily ever after. The conventional path to success in the U.S. has looked the same for many generations. There’s a good chance your parents expected you to pursue a traditional, four-year education to land a respectable career ― and if you have a child nearing adulthood, you probably expect the same. But considering that Americans now collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, it’s time for families to take a step back and seriously rethink whether that’s the best option. Is college worth it? If you examine whether college is worth it from a purely statistical standpoint, the answer is yes. A 2015 study by Georgetown University found that on average, workers with a bachelor’s degree earn … [Read more...] about Dear Parents: It’s Time To Reconsider Whether College Is Worth It