For generations of Boyle Heights residents, Sears was a place to buy the mundane necessities — khaki pants, refrigerators. It was there for families as they grew, from baby clothes to prom dresses to business casual outfits for first jobs. It was a window-shopping mecca, a place to gaze at […]

CLOSE Gov. Doug Ducey created a video in response to the Phoenix City Council closing public parks for Easter weekend and urges residents to celebrate outside. USA TODAY Handout Gov. Doug Ducey has demanded that Phoenix open public park amenities for the Easter weekend after the Phoenix City Council voted last […]

Despite the stock market doing fairly well in the last 12 months, the same cannot be said for the general economy. Several industries such as airlines, auto parts and equipment, recreation facilities, oil and gas drilling, and restaurants have taken brutal hits. However, there are also several safe stocks out […]

A colorful array of kayaks brightens up a foggy day along Tomales Bay, the site of Nick’s Cove, a cozy new complex that stretches alongside Highway 1 just north of the town of Point Reyes, Calif. Genaro Molina Los Angeles Times It’s nearly midnight as icy water rocks my kayak, […]

Bloomberg A Crypto Kid Had a $23,000-a-Month Condo. Then the Feds Came (Bloomberg) — Stefan Qin was just 19 when he claimed to have the secret to cryptocurrency trading.Buoyed with youthful confidence, Qin, a self-proclaimed math prodigy from Australia, dropped out of college in 2016 to start a hedge fund […]

Dating app Bumble (BMBL) shares closed at $70.31 or 63% higher than their IPO price of $43 each. The stock opened at $76 during their public debut and soared more than 80% during the first minutes of trading. Bumble had sold 50 million shares, raising $2.15 billion. The Bumble app […]

The City of Apopka is trying to save the beloved Camp Wewa. According to the YMCA of Central Florida that runs the camp, the COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on the camp’s finances and have forced the nonprofit to look into selling it. Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson said the YMCA […]

Debenhams shoppers Fashion retailer Boohoo has bought the Debenhams brand and website for £55m. However, it will not take on any of the firm’s remaining 118 High Street stores or its workforce. Boohoo said it was a “transformational deal” and a “huge step”. But the deal means that up to […]

Washington – For Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., the COVID-19 pandemic has showed the value – and vulnerability – of regions such as Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District: a 14-county expanse of rural farmland, forests and recreation areas dotted with a major land grant university, energy production and manufacturing. Thompson, entering his […]

The UK government is placing London into its strictest coronavirus lockdown tier from Wednesday (December 16), meaning businesses including cinemas will need to close again, after a spike in positive cases across the capital city. A four-week nationwide lockdown was lifted at the beginning of this month and replaced by […]

The planned Sunday implosion of a former Holiday Inn building in Rosslyn, Virginia, will alter the skyline and make way for a new multiple-use development. The planned Sunday morning implosion of a former Holiday Inn building in Rosslyn, Virginia, will alter the skyline and make way for a new multiple-use […]

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Thursday after more evidence that the pandemic is tightening its grip on the economy while Congress remains in a stalemate over how to do something about it. The S&P 500 slipped 0.13% after flipping between gains and losses in the early going. The index […]

CHARLESTON, S.C. Homeowners in Charleston may see property taxes go up as the city considers using sales tax money to make up an $18 million budget shortfall. The Post and Courier reports Charleston City Council members are debating a budget proposal that would increase taxes on a $300,000 owner-occupied home […]

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Gould and Grandview schools in North Caldwell will close for two weeks starting Monday and switch to all-online classes amid an outbreak of the coronavirus in the region, officials announced. Part of the reason for the shutdown is that parents and guardians in the district aren’t […]