In America’s Richest Town, $500k a Year Is Now Below Average

  By: Shelly Hagan, Wei Lu and Sophie Alexander\ You could easily drive through this leafy Silicon Valley suburb without realizing you were in America’s richest neighborhood. From the road, it’s all high brick walls and opaque gates. It takes Google Maps to get a glimpse of what lies behind. Satellite images of Atherton, CaliforniaContinue reading “In America’s Richest Town, $500k a Year Is Now Below Average”

Puerto Rico By the Numbers

  Home to 3.4 Million Americans Iowa 3.1 Million Americans Utah 3 Million Americans Mississippi 2.9 Million Americans Arkansas 2.9 Million Americans Nevada 2.9 Million Americans Kansas 2.9 Million Americans New Mexico 2.1 Million Americans Nebraska 1.9 Million Americans West Virginia 1.8 Million Americans Idaho 1.7 Million Americans There are more Americans In Puerto RicoContinue reading “Puerto Rico By the Numbers”

Airline Seats who’s Chubby Now?

Airline Travel in one word   (Sucks) There was a time when airline travel epitomizes luxury. The airlines offered champagne, comfortable seats, and offered a choice of beef, chicken or kosher meal included in the price of the ticket  The seats were wide (even for my aunt Katie) and the service was casual passengers wereContinue reading “Airline Seats who’s Chubby Now?”

America’s hidden homeless: Life in the Starlight Motel

A motel in Massachusetts reveals the extent of the US’ hidden homelessness problem. Residents share their stories. Tiffany Drew is 13 weeks pregnant and lives with her partner and daughter at the Starlight Motel in Wareham [Carolyn Bick/Al Jazeera] By: Carolyn Bick/Al Jazzera Massachusetts, United States – It is the fourth time that Tiffany DrewContinue reading “America’s hidden homeless: Life in the Starlight Motel”

Big Man Rides 2015/2016 Volkswagen Passat

One cant mention Volkswagen without mentioning the International Diesel Scandal. Which effects nearly the entire Volkswagen line  including the Passat. There are many questions concerning the future of VW and resale values.  Sales for VW through May 2016 is down 13% Volkswagen is currently the largest automaker in the world, larger than Toyota and GeneralContinue reading “Big Man Rides 2015/2016 Volkswagen Passat”

‘Paris is pricey, but it’s the best city for students’

Every year thousands of students come to France to study and most of them head to Paris. Giving us the lowdown on student life in the capital this week is American Anne Waldrop, who says even on a budget Paris is the place to study.  The famous Paris Sorbonne University and left Anne Waldrop enjoyingContinue reading “‘Paris is pricey, but it’s the best city for students’”

The “middle class” myth: Here’s why wages are really so low today

Want to understand the failures of the “free market” and the key to getting a decent wage? Here’s the real story By:EDWARD MCCLELLAND/Salon Let me tell you the story of an “unskilled” worker in America who lived better than most of today’s college graduates. In the winter of 1965, Rob Stanley graduated from Chicago VocationalContinue reading “The “middle class” myth: Here’s why wages are really so low today”

Dollar Madness on 12 & S

It was coming and long overdue, I had to let go of my blue dustpan.   It was abused over the years ,walked on, sat on,  its been a part of my household for over four years now.(wiping a slow tear) But I had to let Betsy go.. (yes it has a name!) I haveContinue reading “Dollar Madness on 12 & S”

Kevin Johnson Vs S.T.O.P (Round 1?)

By CityFella As the Sacramento County Department of Voter Registration and Election begins to validate signature collected by Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork(STOP) . Sacramento’s Mayor Kevin Johnson started a new round or words saying S.T.O.P and not the city should pay the estimated  $100.000 to validate the signatures. Is the mayor suggesting the city’s dollarsContinue reading “Kevin Johnson Vs S.T.O.P (Round 1?)”

Brian Hounslow didn’t realize he was in the Women’s Restroom at Wal Mart

When you gotta go and go right now, you have certain expectations.  If your 61 year old Beth Davis  your not expecting to see a nude man in the women’s restroom of a Tulsa,Oklahoma Wal Mart at 830 in the morning. According to police documents, the grandmother of eight saw 37 year old Brian Hounslow  amusing hisContinue reading “Brian Hounslow didn’t realize he was in the Women’s Restroom at Wal Mart”