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30-year undocumented resident of Reno deported

RENO — David Chavez-Macias has lived in the United States for 30 years, where he has worked as a day laborer and raised a family of four, receiving work permits, a Social Security card and a driver’s license along the way. But after months of working with local advocacy groups and attorneys, Chavez-Macias was deported,… Continue reading 30-year undocumented resident of Reno deported

Community health centers in desperate need of being re-funded

CARSON CITY—Mark Marlow is one of the many Carson City residents who relies on Sierra Nevada Health Center and said he doesn't know what he would do without its services. "To lose this, it would be like taking a small infection and saying 'I am just going to deal with it until it becomes something… Continue reading Community health centers in desperate need of being re-funded

Businesses struggle to hire young people for skilled-worker jobs

CARSON CITY—With the unemployment rate in Nevada at the lowest it has ever been, it may come as a surprise that the skilled labor work force in Northern Nevada is facing a shortage of approximately 10,000 workers. Aaron West, CEO of Nevada Builders Alliance, said the shortage is partially because of the lack of young… Continue reading Businesses struggle to hire young people for skilled-worker jobs

San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing acquired by Sapporo

SAN FRANCISCO—Anchor Brewing has been a San Francisco staple since 1896, surviving earthquakes, prohibition and tech booms and busts. But on Thursday, the brewer announced it will be a San Francisco company no longer after a sale to Japan’s Sapporo Holdings Ltd. Exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a spokesman for Sapporo… Continue reading San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing acquired by Sapporo

In solar eclipse’s ‘path of totality,’ rooms go for $1,000 and vendors sell every trinket under the sun

LOS ANGELES—Hotels have been sold out for years. Eclipse viewing glasses are back-ordered on Amazon. People are charging thousands for a one-night stay in their homes. There are T-shirts, mugs, posters, books, iPhone cases, pillows and leggings. The Great Solar Eclipse is coming, and there’s money to be made. With more than 12 million people… Continue reading In solar eclipse’s ‘path of totality,’ rooms go for $1,000 and vendors sell every trinket under the sun

Google steps up fight against extremists and inflammatory videos

  Months after some advertisers fled Google over concerns about ads appearing alongside YouTube videos that promote hate and extremism, the Internet giant has announced new steps aimed at tackling such content. “There should be no place for terrorist content on our services,” Google said in a Sunday blog post outlining ways it will identify… Continue reading Google steps up fight against extremists and inflammatory videos

New L.A. car-sharing service aims to serve low-income neighborhoods

  A new car-sharing service is launching in Los Angeles that is aimed at lower-income families who can’t afford eco-friendly cars. The BlueLA Electric Car Sharing Program, announced by Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday, will bring 100 electric cars and 200 electric vehicle charging stations to Westlake, Pico-Union, Koreatown, Echo Park and downtown Los Angeles… Continue reading New L.A. car-sharing service aims to serve low-income neighborhoods