The alleged incident occurred while devastating fires up and down the West Coast have destroyed neighborhoods, leaving nothing but charred rubble and burned-out cars, forced tens of thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world. … [Read more...] about Portland cops: Man started small brush fire with Molotov cocktail
There are no easy answers to the unprecedented challenges faced by cities. But SMEs owned and commandeered by Baby Boomers, working closely with their local economic development organizations, can help resuscitate urban economies and help pave the way for the economic renewal of America’s cities. Whatever the case, Boomer-owned firms can benefit immeasurably from the indispensable role played by local economic development agencies and chambers of commerce, where they comprise 60 percent or more of membership. … [Read more...] about Baby Boomer-owned small businesses can help resuscitate urban economies
Another thing Palin won’t be able to do with SarahPAC is employ her old Washington cronies. In 2002 HillPAC was already under scrutiny for how much money it spent on legal fees and salaries for old Clinton White House employees. Since the only cronies Palin takes along with her are pals from Wasilla, don’t expect her to spend much political capital maintaining those alliances. But she can solidify her base of support in her home state, the way Hillary did by creating HillPAC-NY to fight for Democratic causes. And, as a bonus, unlike Hillary, the Republican Palin won’t have to spend so much energy targeting one particular testy group of allies: the superdelegates. … [Read more...] about So Sarah Palin Started a Political Action Committee. What Does That Mean?
"It supports tennis, education and mentoring, which I pushed for because I believe kids need mentoring," said Evert, who is chairwoman of the USTA Foundation. "This has been the focus of the charitable part of the USTA, which probably not many people are aware of; they probably think that all the USTA does is make money off the U.S. Open. But by being able to have the U.S. Open, it helps fund programs like this." … [Read more...] about Chris Evert works to jump-start tennis at Grand Slam, grass-roots level in pandemic’s wake
"We are temporarily shutting off power for customers located in the high-risk fire zone near Mt. Hood," Portland General Electric tweeted. "We do this to protect lives and property during these wildfire conditions. We’ll restore power as quickly as safety allows." … [Read more...] about Washington ‘firestorm’ destroys 80% of small town as wildfires rage in Pacific Northwest