Community health centers in desperate need of being re-funded

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 large’… Read More Community health centers in desperate need of being re-funded

Businesses struggle to hire young people for skilled-worker jobs

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 people… Read More Businesses struggle to hire young people for skilled-worker jobs

San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing acquired by Sapporo

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 said… Read More 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

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

Californians are recycling bottles less and less. Here’s what’s going on

By: Annie Sciacca and Rachel Spacek In a state that prides itself as a global leader in protecting the environment, recycling rates for beverage containers have dropped to their lowest point in almost a decade amid the continued closure of centers that pay for bottles and cans and the fallout from changes to California’s recycling program.… Read More Californians are recycling bottles less and less. Here’s what’s going on