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SF housing prices caused by regulation of supply
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 7 minutes ago:
http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/1 California has seen very strong job growth, especially in coastal markets," said Ralph McLaughlin, housing economist at Trulia. Lack of supply in these markets also plays a factor. "The amount of new housing that...

Japan's maglev train sets new speed record
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 8 minutes ago:
HydroCabron says Liberals really hate you, and want to take your cars.

Will CA voters legalize recreational pot next year
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 51 minutes ago:
http://www.mercurynews.com/cal With Californians likely to vote as early as next year on legalizing recreational marijuana, a task force headed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will travel the Golden State in the coming months to help...

Tunnels are not a solution to CA water problems
By tovarichpeter in misc   3 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
HydroCabron says Bellingham Bill says Archaic, but property rights are of course the high-voltage rails of politics. If it gets bad enough, the "desalinization will fix this" cries will be drowned out by "fuck the...

The North End, Boston is electric!
By Blurtman in misc   15 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
Blurtman says SoftShell says the only NorCal place I would like to live in is Carmel Valley Marin.

Solar panels are the Internet of electricity
By tovarichpeter in misc   22 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
HydroCabron says Bellingham Bill says I think so much is rotten in the conservatives' house they have to look for outrage where none exists. Hillary didn't leave a tip at Chipotle.

BART wants a property tax increase
By tovarichpeter in misc   1 comment, latest 1 hour ago:
Bellingham Bill says If having a BART station nearby raises property values, why the hell not, LOL

Low wage workers demand $15/hour
By Quigley in misc   46 comments, latest 1 hour ago:
bgamall4 says Maybe this is starting to go in Mississippi's favor. rents are going berserk in some communities, and I know people who have escaped SF for Las Vegas. accounting people.

Extra wide chair unveiled for overweight airline passengers
By zzyzzx in misc   24 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
iwog says CaptainShuddup says Not to long ago, when Republicans were in charge and common sense ruled the day. We just called them plane seats. You mean back when Iraq had WMDs? When congress attempted...

By Patrick in companies   1 comment, latest 2 hours ago:
Patrick says http://www.usatoday.com/story/ After a monstrous debut on Wall Street, Etsy is stumbling on its second day as a publicly traded company. Let's take a look at the tech stocks to watch Friday: Etsy. Shares...

Restore America and get rid of the activist judges and the celebrity lawmakers
By CaptainShuddup in misc   2 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
lostand confused says CaptainShuddup says Administrators feared the American-flag shirts would enflame the passions of Latino students celebrating the Mexican holiday. We can't wave American flags in America?

State semi-finalizes water cutbacks
By tvgnus in misc   posted 2 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Under the refined rules released Saturday, urban users will have to cut back water use by between 8 percent and 36 percent. The percentages are based on the amount of water used per day...

OPD discipline process completely broken
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
http://www.mercurynews.com/cri Oakland police officers who are fired for misconduct are reinstated at arbitration hearings 75 percent of the time because department officials and the city attorney's office do a poor job of handling the cases,...

Have Large Scale Asset Purchases Increased Bank Profits?
By Blurtman in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
"Our findings are thus consistent with the hypothesis that the Federal Reserve undertook these policies, at least in part, to increase the profitability of their main constituency: the large banks." http://ineteconomics.org/worki http://www.nakedcapitalism.com

Quite Squirming
By Dan8267 in misc   9 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
P N Dr Lo R says Dan8267 says Congratulations, you discovered a typo I don't think it's a typo, just like "roll" wasn't a typo.

By BayAreaObserver in technologies   posted 5 hours ago:
name of technologyMemex description of technology“Memex seeks to develop software that advances online search capabilities far beyond the current state of the art,” wrote Christopher White, DARPA program manager. “The goal is to invent better...

Go big, create wealth and impact the world
By tovarichpeter in misc   2 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
CaptainShuddup says tovarichpeter says The central processor in your laptop today has more horsepower than the largest mainframe computer systems built 30 years ago. Yet the NSA requirements from Google and all of the other...

George Lucas to build affordable housing in Marin
By tovarichpeter in misc   10 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
Blurtman says Moving on up.

Emergency fishing closure on part of Upper Sacramento River
By tvgnus in misc   posted 6 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine To protect winter-run Chinook salmon •  None of us wanted to be in this situation A 5.5 mile portion of the Upper Sacramento River above Redding is being closed to all fishing, the California...

Sierra Pacific still liable for Moonlight Fire damages (1st story)
By tvgnus in misc   posted 6 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine U.S. District Judge William Shubb has issued a detailed, 63-page order denying Sierra Pacific Industries motion to set aside the settlement of the Moonlight Fire case and rejecting every allegation by Sierra Pacifics counsel...

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