Archive for March 1st, 2014

The PE: HOUSING: ‘Precipitous’ drop in institutional investors

Institutional Investors

February 28, 2014; 11:42 AM

Investors bowed out of the Inland Southern California and national homebuying scene in January in bigger numbers, a new report from a real estate information service notes.

To read story by Debra Gruszecki in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Covered California

By Christopher Cadelago
Published: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 – 11:04 pm
Last Modified: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 – 11:54 pm

Computer problems that darkened Covered California’s website last week will force as many as 14,500 customers with partially completed applications to either resubmit the changes or begin a new request, officials at the health exchange said Friday.

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Will Kane
Updated 7:34 am, Saturday, March 1, 2014

Jerry Brown, who is running for a fourth term as California’s governor, said Friday he’d also like to be Mayor Brown – again.

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SacBee: Rupert Murdoch among latest donors to Neel Kashkari

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
February 28, 2014

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is among the latest donors to Republican Neel Kashkari’s gubernatorial campaign, according to financial disclosures reported Friday.

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LATimes: U.S. economic growth revised sharply downward


By Jim Puzzanghera
February 28, 2014, 4:36 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The recovery appeared to be reaching escape velocity at the end of December, but it turns out the economy wasn’t expanding quite as fast as initially thought — and that doesn’t bode well for hopes of a breakout this year.

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Hillary Clinton - 1995

Bebeto Matthews/AP – Hillary Rodham Clinton blows out the candle on the 48th birthday cake presented to her by CBS host Paula Zahn, center, and Patricia Duff, president of the Revlon Foundation, in 1995.

By Philip Rucker
Saturday, March 1, 2014

In July 1999, Hillary Rodham Clinton trekked to Upstate New York to join retiring Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan at his farm and officially launch her campaign to replace him. On the eve of the big kickoff, adviser Mandy Grunwald wrote the first lady a memo offering her “a few style pointers.”

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