Much of the concern over the loophole that allows a site-based charter school to locate outside of the geographic area of its authorizing district relates to oversight: How can a district provide adequate oversight if the school isn’t located in its own backyard?
Ever since the Golden Spike was driven into the ground, 150 years ago this month, trains have played a critical role in Sacramento’s growth and identity.
Many of us can easily identify the corporate brands of companies we’re familiar with even if we aren’t loyal consumers of their products. The fruit-shaped Apple and swoosh Nike logos are so well-recognized they’ve become iconic. Businesses know the importance of establishing a clear brand identity to set themselves apart in the marketplace.
How to cut labor cost during tough times.
When HealthCare.gov — the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchange website — went live in 2013, it was slow, buggy and hard to navigate — a digital mess. Two weeks later, three programmers in the Bay Area launched HealthSherpa.com, an alternative website to help online shoppers understand their options under the ACA and see plans and prices quickly.
Bitcoin’s value in the real world derives in part from the fact that it runs on a blockchain, a distributed and transparent online accounting register
My wife loves Zillow, which she sometimes apologizes to me for — she worries that her love for the website somehow disrespects me as an appraiser. Truth be told, I like Zillow too. But I do question whether consumers trust it and other similar sites too much, and in doing so, make pricing mistakes.
Cash is king in the cannabis world, and no one likes it that way. Because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level, only a handful of banks will do business with those in the industry in states where cannabis is legal.
California is now the fifth-largest economy in the world. As a global leader, we have some of the best minds tracking our budget and finances, but there are few third-party groups that focus on objective analysis of our state’s finances.
Sacramento is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the country, and the metropolitan area’s dining scene is just as varied, due to local chefs and restaurateurs who recognize the connective power of the table.