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A City With Amazon at the Center: California’s Inland Empire

A City With Amazon at the Center

A City With Amazon at the Center: California’s Inland Empire A City With Amazon at the Center: California’s Inland Empire This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. What happens when Amazon becomes a fixture in America’s towns and cities? Erika Hayasaki wrote a recent article for The New York …

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Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Newsom

Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Newsom

Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Newsom Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to Recall Newsom Small businesses across the country have suffered from shutdowns that sometimes seem to flare up as suddenly as surges in the coronavirus itself. Restaurants, gyms, corner stores and spas have closed, some after trying to hang in there for months. …

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Chuck Johnson’s Ode to What’s Been Lost in California’s Fires

Chuck Johnson’s Ode to What’s Been Lost in California’s Fires

Chuck Johnson’s Ode to What’s Been Lost in California’s Fires Chuck Johnson’s Ode to What’s Been Lost in California’s Fires The guitarist Chuck Johnson had already tucked himself into bed at a German hostel when his partner, the multi-instrumentalist Marielle Jakobsons, called from California with news that could not wait until he returned from tour: She had finally found their …

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California’s 40-Year-Old Tax Revolt Survives a Counterattack

California’s 40-Year-Old Tax Revolt Survives a Counterattack

California’s 40-Year-Old Tax Revolt Survives a Counterattack California’s 40-Year-Old Tax Revolt Survives a Counterattack Voters rejected a bid to modify Proposition 13, a landmark 1978 measure, to remove a tax shield from commercial properties. Source link

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Calamities Challenge California’s Economic Foundation

Calamities Challenge California’s Economic Foundation

Calamities Challenge California’s Economic Foundation Calamities Challenge California’s Economic Foundation Companies have long moved sales and customer-service jobs to cheaper cities like Phoenix. But they have been more reluctant to do so in areas like software engineering and management, figuring that proximity to the talent, research universities and venture capital in the tech epicenter outweighed the higher cost of labor. …

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How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires

How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires

How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires How California’s Diablo Winds Could Worsen Wildfires Millions of acres in California have already burned during this year’s California wildfire season. But forecasters say that hot, dry air known as Diablo winds in portions of Northern California could make fires even more destructive. As the Glass Fire consumes more than 50,000 acres in …

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California’s ‘Bear Whisperer’ Is Out of a Job

California’s ‘Bear Whisperer’ Is Out of a Job

California’s ‘Bear Whisperer’ Is Out of a Job California’s ‘Bear Whisperer’ Is Out of a Job “We’re equipped for it,” he said. “They’re trained by Steve.“ Just over 8,000 people live in Mammoth Lakes, an outdoor destination for many of California’s city dwellers, along with about a dozen bears, who nap on its golf greens and turn up near the …

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California’s Plan to Trace Travelers for Virus Faltered When Overwhelmed, Study Finds

California’s Plan to Trace Travelers for Virus Faltered When Overwhelmed, Study Finds

California’s Plan to Trace Travelers for Virus Faltered When Overwhelmed, Study Finds California’s Plan to Trace Travelers for Virus Faltered When Overwhelmed, Study Finds In the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, the United States, like many countries, had a very brief chance to limit the spread of the disease at its borders. Identifying travelers from high-risk countries and tracing …

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