February 4, 2019
With a few more days of wet and cold weather expected in Southern California, keep those umbrellas and galoshes nearby. Another storm is moving through the region, the first part of the week.
OC Register: Nuclear waste burial fund grows to $43 billion, but DOE has not buried an ounce of spent fuel
The Department of Energy piggy bank, dubbed the Nuclear Waste Fund, is invested in securities and earmarked for permanent disposal of spent fuel generated by commercial reactors such as San Onofre and Diablo Canyon.
The 2-acre site, located at 1455 South Salvation Place, features an open-air campus with 10 dormitories, a dining building, administrative spaces, a laundry room, bathrooms with showers, a dog run and an outdoor recreational area..
Daily Pilot: Huntington Beach duels over local control as it files legal complaints against state housing laws
The city of Huntington Beach is dueling with the state over housing laws and local control through two legal complaints, the latest of which was filed Friday in the California Supreme Court.
The 2019 report, prepared by Beacon Economics, shows that creative industries throughout the state support 2.6 million jobs, $227.8 billion in labor income and $604.9 billion in annual economic output.
Capital & Main: The housing affordability crisis has happened in tandem with Wall Street’s home buying spree.
The analysis from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve found that after the collapse of the housing market a decade ago, investors such as Blackstone, Cerberus Capital and Golden Tree seized on the opportunity to buy up homes and convert them into rental units.
Publication Date: February 4, 2019