Close Virginia Beach House of Delegates race called for Republicans after recount, giving GOP majority

Close Virginia Beach House of Delegates race called for Republicans after recount, giving GOP majority

“Republicans in the House are excited to start working for the people of Virginia,” Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah), who has been elected by the GOP’s caucus to chair the House when the General Assembly begins Jan. 12, said in a prepared opinion. “Now that the majority is official, we can move forward with a timely … Read more

Mayor Garcetti’s major corporate tax cuts have cost Angelenos billions

Mayor Garcetti’s major corporate tax cuts have cost Angelenos billions

Eric Garcetti (center) poses with the two former mayors, Antonio Villaraigosa (right) and James Hahn (left), at his inauguration in 2013. (Credit: Eric Garcetti | Flickr) “Our economy is shrinking and we’re losing jobs, and it’s because of this job-killing tax,” Councilman Eric Garcetti proclaimed. The mayoral race in 2013 was getting hotter, and Garcetti … Read more

The Drop List: New Releases from Friends NYC x Janie Korn, The Last Line, Aesop and Wiggle Room

Welcome to another issue of Drop List, where we – self-proclaimed shopping obsessors – let you know about the most anticipated releases and exciting launches from the last few weeks. We hope you will think of this as a one-stop-shop to discover your new favorite brand, a new designer or a fun collaboration right out … Read more

Joni Mitchell, the Kennedy Center honoree, and the album that changed my life

But by the time she settled in the Laurel Canyon home in Los Angeles she had just purchased with Graham Nash (yes, the very, very, very fine “Our House”), Mitchell broadened her intellectual horizons. She was immersed in Herman Hesse, the visionary German-Swiss author of “Steppenwolf” and “Siddhartha.” Her favorite poet was her Canadian colleague … Read more

UX Manager in New York, NY – Money Diary

Employment: UX / UI ManagerIndustry: TechnologyAge: 31Location: New York, NYPay: $ 160,000Net worth: ~ $ 479,000 ($ 137,000 in retirement accounts; $ 184,000 in investments; $ 110,000 in various checking and savings accounts; $ 48,243 equity in one-bedroom condo.)Debt: $ 203,757 left on my mortgageSalary amount (every other week): $ 3,438 + (varying $ 1,000- … Read more