Month: June 2024

California

Home Insurance at $10,000 a Year Shows California Buyers’ Pain

California’s lofty home prices and scarce inventory already amounted to one of the most nightmarish housing markets in the US. Now, challenges securing and affording home insurance in the wildfire-prone state are making it even worse. Under the pressure of a looming closing date, prospective buyers are enduring lengthy, complex searches — and a fair […]

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City Council

Mantras to start California’s Corning City Council Meet – 1st time in 116 years | #citycouncil

India Post News Service CHICAGO: Hindu invocation (opening-prayer) is scheduled to be read on June 25 2024 in Corning City Council meet. Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures in Corning City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation Zed, is the President of Universal Society of Hinduism, […]

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Mayor

Group urges Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao to resign following FBI raid

Former Oakland mayoral candidate Seneca Scott speaks during a press conference outside of City Hall calling for Mayor Sheng Thao to resign in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, June 23, 2024. To the right is Patricia Wright Newton, minister of defense for the Black Panther Party. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) A small group of about […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas CEOs Feel Economy On Track, but Labor Costs and Hiring Pose Challenges

Clockwise from top left: Entergy Arkansas CEO Laura Landreaux; Flyway Brewing co-owner and co-founder Matt Foster; Baptist Health CEO Troy Wells; Legacy Capital Wealth Partners President Matt Jones; Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders During the past year, Arkansas Business has surveyed our subscribers who are CEOs and executives about their thoughts on current business conditions […]

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California

Shocker! Palm Springs Has The KGAY-est Radio Station In All Of California

Keep up with LAist. If you’re enjoying this article, you’ll love our daily morning newsletter, How To LA. Every weekday, you’ll get fresh, community-driven stories that catch you up with our independent local news. Talk about on brand. Some people have entrance music. The city of Palm Springs has its very own radio station that […]

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City Council

City Council to consider naming street after Champaign music legend | #citycouncil

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — A local music icon will be a point of discussion at Tuesday’s Champaign City Council meeting. Mark Rubel was instrumental in the Champaign-Urbana music scene until his death earlier this year. Now, he’s been nominated for a special honor. Several community members have requested Rubel have a street named after him. […]

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Mayor

Protesters call on Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao to resign after FBI raid

A small but vocal group of Oakland residents called on Mayor Sheng Thao to resign during a protest on the steps of City Hall on Sunday evening, three days after federal agents raided her home in a probe connected to a politically influential family.  “If we clean out City Hall, we clean out Oakland,” said Patricia […]

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Arkansas

Motive unclear in Fordyce shooting that killed 4, police say

One of the four people killed in Friday morning’s mass shooting at the Mad Butcher grocery store in Fordyce was shot while attempting to render aid to another victim, Col. Mike Hagar of the Arkansas State Police said at a press conference Sunday. Callie Weems, 23, was a nurse and the mother of a 10-month-old […]

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City Council

CROOKSTON CITY COUNCIL TO MEET MONDAY, JUNE 24 | #citycouncil

The Crookston City Council will meet on Monday, June 24, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.  The consent agenda includes the approval of the proposed City Council Minutes from June 10 and a resolution to approve City of Crookston Bills and Disbursements for $1,055,308.71, The regular agenda includes resolutions declaring a […]

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Mayor

Mayor decides to preserve tsunami-wrecked town building

Minamisanriku, Miyagi Pref. – Jin Sato, mayor of Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, believed it was his responsibility to decide whether to preserve or demolish a town building ravaged by the March 2011 tsunami. “Because I felt guilty for surviving the disaster, I thought I had to be the one who decides,” Sato said in a recent […]

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