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Newsom’s budget will make California’s problems worse

Newsom’s budget will make California’s problems worse With the political maelstroms in Washington D.C., it’s easy to overlook California’s own pressing problems. Recently, Gov. Gavin Newsom submitted his 2021-22 State Budget proposal, which would make California’s troubles go from bad to worse. The $ 227.2 billion fiscal blueprint increases government unions’ power and wealth, pouring […]

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Politics as usual can’t solve America’s problems: Richard Boddie

Politics as usual can’t solve America’s problems: Richard Boddie Hi, I’m Richard Benjamin Boddie. “I was born a highly privileged white lad” on Oct. 19, 1938 in Elmira, New York, the son of Mary Lavinia Johnson Boddie and Rev. Charles Emerson Boddie. OK, not quite. The parents, the location and date are true. But didn’t […]

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New Disney+ streaming service makes debut — but not without problems

New Disney+ streaming service makes debut — but not without problems BURBANK — The Walt Disney Co. assured subscribers it is working to resolve technical problems keeping thousands from watching Disney+, its streaming service, which began operating Tuesday. “The consumer demand for Disney+ has exceeded our high expectations,” a Disney+ spokesperson told City News Service. […]

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Sustainable by design: Irvine-based LPA works to solve problems rather than chase fashion

Sustainable by design: Irvine-based LPA works to solve problems rather than chase fashion Erik Ring, a LEED fellow and principal at LPA, was the first engineer to join the company in 2007. “Our firm has for a long time been interested in perusing sustainable design and green projects, and sustaining water has been important to […]

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More Money, More Problems: When a Big Down Payment Could Spell Trouble

More Money, More Problems: When a Big Down Payment Could Spell Trouble ByJamie Wiebe 6:00 am ETAugust 6, 2015August 5, 2015 frentusha/iStock; Feverpitched/iStock Hey, there’s nothing wrong with making a sizable down payment—if you’ve got the money to support it. Financial experts advocate putting at least 10% or 20% down, and we’ve got to agree: The more you can […]

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