Autos helped push up overall consumer durable goods output for January, for a rise of 1.2 percent. But outside of autos, this category is showing signs of softness. Home electronics production slumped 1.1 percent, the third consecutive decline. Appliances, furniture, and carpeting fell 2.8 percent after rising in December and November. … [Read more...] about Boeing Dragged Down Manufacturing Output in January
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“When you’re an adult,” he explained, “there are more serious goals than earning Eagle Scout: Fighting for your country or raising your own family or helping people who just aren’t as lucky as the rest of us. The decisions when you’re an adult get to be much more complex. There’s oftentimes no right or wrong answer and ascertaining the facts is a real problem in decision making (a motto at Bloomberg Philanthropies is 'In God we trust; everyone else bring data'). When you are at the age of Boy Scouts, the facts are clear. Later on, they’re not.” Making those easy decisions prepared him for much more complex challenges. … [Read more...] about Alvin Townley: Could Bloomberg’s Eagle Scout creds be his key to clinching the Dem presidential nomination?
There’s no simple correlation between age and being for or against multiunit buildings. But it has been a factor in recent Berkeley housing debates, including the push for dense housing at the North Berkeley BART Station. That station is surrounded by one- and two-family homes, yet neighbors raising the specter of intense growth were outnumbered by pro-housing neighbors as well as proponents of transit-oriented development. … [Read more...] about Berkeley tries on a new movement: the quest to create housing
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"It's amazing when you think about the amount of fiber that's in the ground," says Buddy Rizer, executive director of economic development for Loudoun County. "Both sides of the road pretty much have fiber troughs in them. And now we're putting some fiber in the middle of the roads as well. We want to continue to build on that fiber network." … [Read more...] about Here’s Where the Internet Actually Lives