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Tyre Nichols’ Death At Hands Of Memphis Police Protested By March In Downtown Los Angeles And Other Cities

deadline.com Protesters confront Los Angeles Police officers wearing riot gear near City Hall after crowds became unruly after a vigil for Tyre Nichols near LAPD on January 27, 2023 in…

A Portland woman said a gas station employee told her 'I don't serve Black people.' 3 years later, a jury awarded her $1 million in damages

businessinsider.com Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Portland, Oregon, woman was awarded $1 million following a racist incident in 2020, KGW reported. Rose Wakefield said a gas…

Housing activists clash with environmentalists over mass timber factory homes in Oregon: ‘We have to do this’

fortune.com Inside a warehouse at the industrial Port of Portland lies what some believe could be the answer to Oregon’s housing crisis — a prototype of an affordable housing unit made…

UPS plants fake packages to catch delivery mistakes

businessinsider.com SALTIing is supposed to be a constant effort to catch simple mistakes and bad behavior, but managers often ramp up in areas struggling with performance, according to former…

7 places to visit and tours to experience Portland's cannabis culture, according to an Oregon local

businessinsider.com Co-owner Troy Moore weighs marijuana at the Oregon's Finest medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola Cannabis has been recreationally legal in…

Tucker Carlson calls fury over Tyre Nichols death a "propaganda campaign"

newsweek.com Tucker Carlson has said the death of Tyre Nichols is being used to "inflame racial hatred in the United States," suggesting on his Friday night show that America's political…

Move over, Nashville hot chicken sandwich. In-N-Out Burger is coming to Tennessee

latimes.com The Baldwin Park-based In-N-Out Burger chain announced plans this week for its most eastward expansion to date, with plans to open restaurants and a corporate hub in…

Identity of man who bought $1.65M 'Goonies' house is revealed, and he's a 'superfan'

foxbusiness.com The buyer of the Oregon home from "The Goonies" has been revealed, now that the property’s sale has closed. Behman Zakeri, a managing partner and chief executive officer…

Oregon pins hopes on mass timber to boost housing, jobs

apnews.com Inside a warehouse at the industrial Port of Portland lies what some believe could be the answer to Oregon's housing crisis — a prototype of an affordable housing unit made…

Memphis releases video showing savage 3-minute police beating of Tyre Nichols that led to his death

fortune.com Memphis authorities released more than an hour of footage Friday of the violent beating of Tyre Nichols in which officers held the Black motorist down and struck him…

Tyre Nichols protests planned in these cities ahead of body cam release

newsweek.com Protests against police brutality are expected to take place across a number of major cities in the U.S. tonight, as the nation braces for the release of the body camera…

Is There Anyone in Washington Who Can Prevent America From Hurtling off a Financial Cliff?

vanityfair.com Senator Joe Manchin, progressive champion? Congressman Chip Roy, voice of sanity? “Yeah, this is a weird one,” a Democratic congressional insider says. “We’re still trying…

Nevada Is State With the Highest Unemployment

247wallst.com The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its STATE EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT — DECEMBER 2022 report. The national jobless rate for the country was 3.5%, which is…

Unemployment is lasting longer for more Americans

cnbc.com As employers hold back on hiring amid recession fears and rising interest rates, unemployed Americans are spending more time looking for jobs. In December, roughly 826,000…

I film skiers doing tricks. Here's how I taught myself to shoot and landed gigs that let me travel the world

businessinsider.com A still from one of the Gavin Rudy's films. Gavin Rudy Gavin Rudy films professional skiers performing tricks. He grew up skiing in Colorado and started out filming his…

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Filibuster

newsweek.com The 118th Congress is underway, but the upper chamber remains as narrowly divided as ever. Democrats (plus the independents who caucus with them) effectively control the…

'I don't serve Black people': Oregon woman awarded $1 million over incident at gas station

fortune.com A jury has awarded an Oregon woman $1 million in damages after finding she was discriminated against by a gas station employee who told her, “I don’t serve Black people.”…

National rent prices drop below $2,000 a month

yahoo.com The median monthly rent in the U.S. dipped below $2,000 last month, a new report found, but remains high compared with just two years ago. The median market rent decreased…

Curaleaf cutting staff as it exits three U.S. states

marketwatch.com This story has been updated to provide correct figures for the number of states Curaleaf operates in; also the number of total employees at the company. Curaleaf said…

Colorado To Consider Its Own Gun Ban

zerohedge.com Colorado To Consider Its Own Gun Ban Authored by Michael Clements via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Colorado appears ready to join other states in clamping down on Second…

Colorado lawmakers look to AI to detect wildfires earlier

go.com DENVER -- A year after the most destructive wildfire in the state's history scorched nearly 1,100 homes, Colorado lawmakers are considering joining other Western states by…

Sens. Warren and Wyden criticize PCAOB over its handling of crypto audits

theblock.co Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Ron Wyden of Oregon are raising concerns over a government audit-overseer's credibility following the fallout from…

FTX Bankruptcy Lawyers Pursue SBF Family in the Hunt For More Assets

beincrypto.com FTX’s bankruptcy lawyers have asked Judge John Dorsey for permission to subpoena family members of Sam Bankman-Fried to testify under oath regarding any financial benefits…

Lance Kerwin, ‘James at 15’ and ‘Salem’s Lot’ Star, Dies at 62

nytimes.com Lance Kerwin in 1978, when he was the star of the NBC drama “James at 15.” “James at 15,” which followed the adventures of a sandy-haired teenager who moved with his family…

Jury: $1M to Oregon woman told 'I don't serve Black people'

apnews.com A jury has awarded an Oregon woman $1 million in damages after finding she was discriminated against by a gas station employee who told her, “I don’t serve Black people.”…

Column: The FTC is pushing new rights for workers. Big business is pitching a fit, of course

latimes.com Whenever a government agency proposes a regulation that might help workers by reining in an employer abuse, you can count on some heavy breathing from the big business…

Colorado wants to use AI to fight wildfires before they blaze out of control

fortune.com A year after the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history scorched nearly 1,100 homes, Colorado lawmakers are considering joining other Western states by adopting…

Lam Research, one of Oregon’s largest manufacturers, will lay off 7% of staff

oregonlive.com Lam Research, one of Oregon’s largest manufacturers, will lay off 7% of staff OregonLive Lam Research announces layoffs at earnings - Silicon Valley Business Journal Silicon…

We retired early and split our lives between Mexico, California and a van -- and never looked back

marketwatch.com In 1999, back before Zoom ZM, , Airbnb ABNB, , Skype, or Facebook META, , my husband Barry and I, both consultants in Silicon Valley, decided to go on a self-designed…

Meet the Latest Housing-Crisis Scapegoat

theatlantic.com In reporting on the housing crisis, I often hear some version of a simple story purporting to explain why so many Americans struggle to afford a place to live. The story…

Medill News Service: Debt-limit standoff: Here are the Washington players you need to know about

marketwatch.com The debate over raising the U.S. debt limit is poised to be one of the hottest fights to hit Washington this year, and will feature a cast of characters both widely and…

The U.S. probation system has become a quagmire

reason.com Shortly after becoming a mother in summer 2013, Jennifer Schroeder was arrested for a drug charge. Schroeder, who lives outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, pleaded guilty and…

Links 1/26/2023

nakedcapitalism.com But: Australia Day: Why young Aussies are shunning their national holiday BBC. I trust Down Under readers will opine. New bill in Oregon aims to ban ‘unconscionable’ import…

This drinks festival doesn't have alcohol. That's why hundreds of people came

npr.org This drinks festival doesn't have alcohol. That's why hundreds of people came One of the hottest tickets in Washington, D.C., last weekend was to a festival that was all…

Classified docs system 'truly broken': Ron Wyden

foxbusiness.com Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden weighs in on the classified documents scandal and his proposal to probe a mass surveillance tool used by U.S. law enforcement on 'Kennedy.'

Teen volunteers staff crisis support line to help peers facing mental health challenges

pbs.org Oregon ranks among the worst states for youth mental illness and access to care. William Brangham went there and found a system facing heavy burdens, but one searching for…

The Solution To The Taylor Kinney Problem On Chicago Fire Is Obvious

looper.com Learn More The Solution To The Taylor Kinney Problem On Chicago Fire Is Obvious "Chicago Fire" has been a prime component of NBC's programming for the better part of a…

Lance Kerwin, Star of ‘James at 15,’ ‘Salem’s Lot,’ Dies at 62

variety.com Actor Lance Kerwin, who starred in TV series “James at 15” and as Mark Petrie, the teen who becomes a vampire hunter in Stephen King mini-series “Salem’s Lot,” died Tuesday…

Artist Interview: Boris Pelcer

nftculture.com Boris, Thank you so much for taking the time to chat with us. We are so excited about your upcoming drop and to learn a bit more about you. Where are you from? I lived on…

Gas prices are rising fastest in these five states

newsweek.com Gas prices are rising in a vast majority of the United States, with five seeing the steepest increases from a month ago. Despite an expected fall in gas prices, a mixture of…

Hawley Introduces 'PELOSI Act' To Stop Insider Trading In Congress

zerohedge.com Hawley Introduces 'PELOSI Act' To Stop Insider Trading In Congress Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at preventing insider trading by members…

Portland’s next creative hot spot? An abandoned DMV in a mostly empty mall

adage.com Working from home got you down? Eager to hang with some likeminded creative souls? Just curious what the hell is going on inside the mostly empty Portland, Oregon, shopping…

U.S. Energy Information Administration

eia.gov On December 21, 2022, daily natural gas spot prices at three major trading hubs in the western United States (Pacific Gas & Electric [PG&E] Citygate, Northwest Sumas on the…

Tennessee Law Barring Adults Under 21 From Carrying Guns Shot Down

zerohedge.com Tennessee Law Barring Adults Under 21 From Carrying Guns Shot Down Chalk up yet another legal victory for gun rights advocates: On Monday, the government of Tennessee…

Vacasa lays off 1,300: ‘We need to reduce our costs’

oregonlive.com Vacation rental management company Vacasa laid off 1,300 employees Tuesday, a dramatic step aimed at stabilizing the faltering Portland company. The layoff includes 240 in…

LeBron James ‘Damn Proud’ Of Bronny For McDonald’s All-American Game Selection

forbes.com Twenty years after LeBron James was named MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game, his son Bronny will participate in this year’s game. “Congratulations Son! So damn proud…

Ending In The Green: Climate Friendly End Of Life Options

forbes.com More and more people are interested in aligning their finances with their values. There are myriad ways to do that, from choosing investments that focus on environmental,…

Ex-Google employees bemoan the way they were notified of layoff

cbsnews.com Jeremy Joslin spent two decades as a software engineer for Google only to be laid off last week along with thousands of his co-workers. The way the company notified him was…

U.S. Approves First Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Design

gizmodo.com The U.S. has just given the green light to its first-ever small modular nuclear design, a promising step forward for a power source that remains controversial among some…

Ann Garcia: How to Pay for College

simplecast.com Our guest on the podcast today is Ann Garcia. She is a certified financial planner and the author of the book How to Pay for College. Garcia is the managing partner of…

Nike takes aim at Texas hemp farmer's 'Just Hemp It'

adage.com Athletic gear giant Nike, whose trademark phrase is “Just Do It,” filed a challenge against a Texas hemp farmer’s application to trademark the phrase “Just Hemp It.” The…

Be Aware Now: Here’s Where SECURE 2.0 May Hand You Unexpected Benefits

forbes.com Has SECURE 2.0 been over-hyped? Or will it prove to be a game-changer? Financial professionals are split on the issue. But there’s one thing for sure: there are a few things…

US business openings reach all-time high in 2022

foxbusiness.com U.S. business openings notched an all-time high in 2022 despite the onslaught of macroeconomic challenges, according to a new report from Yelp. Over 637,000 new businesses…

School lunch goes farm-to-table for some California students

pbs.org As the fine-dining chef at her high school served samples of his newest recipes, Anahi Nava Flores gave her critique of a baguette sandwich with Toscano salami, organic…

What’s a Noncompete Clause and Why Does the FTC Want to Ban Them?

washingtonpost.com Contractual clauses barring workers from competing with their former employers have existed for centuries, with the first known legal challenge to one going back to 1414…

Pet owner forced to put child lock on microwave as cat keeps napping inside

newsweek.com A pet owner has been forced to install a child lock on the microwave oven after her cat kept opening it to go inside for naps. Bentley the cat's owner told Newsweek that her…

The hottest new restaurant in town might be in the school cafeteria

fortune.com As the fine-dining chef at her high school served samples of his newest recipes, Anahi Nava Flores gave her critique of a baguette sandwich with Toscano salami, organic…

US Certifies First Small Modular Nuclear Reactor

extremetech.com The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has certified the design for the country’s first-ever small modular nuclear reactor. In the Federal Register on Thursday, the NRC…

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