After decades in thrall to the car, local developers and legislators are beginning to rethink parking and the role it should play in the city.
While reporters and commentators struggled to understand why
73,000 would choose to isolate — and unintentionally strand —
themselves in the desert, Burners lived out the experiment Black
Rock City was built for.
The well-preserved, semi-ghost Placer County town of Dutch Flat, an hour drive east of Sacramento in the Sierra Nevada foothills, has earned the description of being “a step back in time,” as local hotelier Leif Lowery described it.
There is nothing more rewarding than creating and implementing a plan to fix a broken process — before being asked to do so. It changes everything because the leader is using her creative fuel instead of being told what to do. Instead of being asked to fix a broken process, the leader self-evaluates her operation and addresses broken processes of her own volition.
While the leaders of the Lake Tahoe region deal with the impact of millions of visitors each year and the trash they leave behind, the lake itself is currently the clearest it has been since the 1980s.
Some of the 15 million tourists that visit Lake Tahoe each year are threatening its natural beauty, along with some unruly residents. Now, a new plan is being launched to protect this gem.
Nasal and sinus problems can be tricky and costly to diagnose. Based on a hardware prototype developed at Stanford University, Scopi Medical aims to solve both problems with the first AI-enabled portable nasal endoscope for diagnosis at the point of care.
I have a weird problem. We have some jobs that can be done
remotely, and some must be done on-site. Several employees who
can work remotely moved during the pandemic, so they couldn’t
come in without moving back. But the problem is that both the WFH
(work from home) and the WIO (work in office) think they deserve
salary increases because of their working conditions.
The roar of auto engines and the smell of gasoline, hot dogs,
barbecue and beer have marked summer Saturday nights at
the Stockton 99 Speedway since 1947 at the oldest
running racetrack west of the Mississippi.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Stockton was a manufacturing powerhouse, helping to send items to market like America’s first mass-produced tractors. Stockton’s manufacturing sector declined over many decades, though there are now local leaders working to strengthen it again.