Making a massive return to the West Coast, a smattering of famous females showed up at LAX International Airport on Tuesday (May 5). “Come and Get It” songstress Selena Gomez carried her MacBook Pro and listened to Beats headphones as...Show More Summary
Last night’s Dance Moms was the second part of the Abby Lee Miller’s swan song in Pittsburgh before heading out to Los Angeles to open the West Coast ALDC studio. Of course, it wouldn’t be a finale if it wasn’t coming on the heels of...Show More Summary
I must be fully on West Coast time, because these morning reads are coming out later and later each day: • Test drive of a petrol car (Tesla Club Sweden) • Bernanke Inc.: Lucrative Life of a Former Fed Chairman (Bloomberg) • Why words are the new numbers (Chicago Booth School of Business) • The Amazon Web Services IPO (Stratechery) •...Read More
As Vuitton roles into town, these are the up-and-coming LA designers who are pushing the west coast onto fashion’s front line.
Local Breakdance Crew Them Team Celebrates 10 Years of Preserving Northwest B-boy Culture by Todd Hamm "M ash Hall love family thicker than blood." MC Ronnie Voice laid down those words 20 years ago on "Straight Outta West Coast," the first song created by the hiphop group that would come to be known as Mash Hall. Show More Summary
Will Tuesday's live telecasts of "Undateable" cost NBC more money than usual? The sitcom created by Adam Szytkiel and Bill Lawrence, now in its second season, is doing one-hour live shows for both the east and west coast telecasts. This is especially daring because this particular cast is comprised of [...]
There’s a plague currently afflicting starfish along the North American West Coast. Called sea star wasting disease, it’s a terrifying affliction that causes echinoderms to tear themselves apart. Now, for the first time ever, the disease has been spotted in northern waters—a possible consequence of global warming. Read more...
Dotted Porcelain Hurricanes • From $6 - On Sale Now • West Elm Post Currently Under Construction! As the warm weather hits the East Coast for the first time since the cold and snow descended last fall, my mind is drifting to lazy late summer night dinners out of doors. Show More Summary
The U.S. trade deficit widened last month to its largest gap since 2008 after a surge of imports flooded into the country after being delayed by the West Coast ports dispute.
Happy Cinco de Mayo day. Here are our West Coast derived, not so early morning reads: • The 2015 Rich List: The Highest Earning Hedge Fund Managers of the Past Year (Institutional Investors Alpha) • The Merger Boom Is Far From Over: Regulators scotched two major acquisitions, but that doesn’t mean corporate deal-making will slow. The key driver:...Read More
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit surged to its highest level in nearly 6-1/2 years in March as imports rebounded strongly after being held down by a labor dispute at key West Coast ports, suggesting growth contracted in the first quarter. Show More Summary
The US trade deficit exploded in March to $51.4 billion, a six-year high. This was much more than the $41.7 billion economists had expected, according to Bloomberg. The nine-month slowdown at West Coast ports due to a labor contract dispute caused a backlog of cargo which is now being cleared. Show More Summary
Note: West Coast port traffic increased sharply in March following the resolution of the labor issue in February. The workers were catching up with all the ships anchored in the harbor (now gone). This graph is monthly for inbound and...Show More Summary
Co-authored with Nicholas Drake Photo Credit: Vittal Iyer "So I said okay, this is outrageous this is a small, startup car company on the West Coast [Tesla Motors], obviously very confident about lithium ion batteries and is going to...Show More Summary
Along the West Coast, signs that sea stars from Alaska to Baja are fighting back from a devastating disease
While I am traveling on the West Coast, I have pulled some items that have not been published here previously. Marco Nappolini did this with me on June 26th 2013. ~~~ In this series we aim to shed light on the motivations, inspirations and writing processes of some of the leading financial bloggers. Here, Barry Ritholtz...Read More
Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast had not spared this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island. Only...
Several May Day protests turned violent throughout West Coast cities as protestors damaged property, set fires, and hurled objects at police who responded with stun grenades and pepper spray.
Following two weeks week of growing anger over the death of Freddie Gray which led to violent riots in Baltimore, and peaceful protests from New York and Philadelphia all the way to the West Coast, yesterday the state's Attorney Marilyn J. Show More Summary
SEATTLE/OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Crowds clashed with police during May Day marches in several U.S. West Coast cities late on Friday, as officers responded with stun grenades and pepper spray, police and media said. Anti-capitalist protesters hurled wrenches and rocks at officers in Seattle, police said. Show More Summary