New York, California and other high- cost U.S. states may lose residents as the economy recovers, continuing a trend during the past decade of Americans searching for more affordable regions to settle.
How has the Great Recession reshaped America? Does the decline in New York’s financial sector herald the “demise of the luxury city,” as Joel Kotkin has recently suggested? Or instead has this watershed meant “the death of the fringe suburb,” as Christopher Leinberger speculates?
Billionaire Eli Broad , who has made revitalizing downtown Los Angeles his mission for more than a decade, aims to attract more tourists with a $130 million museum as the city struggles with job losses and a corporate exodus.
California saw higher growth in its inland cities and counties than on the coast and found double- digit increases in its Asian and Hispanic populations over the past decade, according to 2010 Census data released today.
When advertising executive John Gallegos wanted to promote a new package of Spanish-language channels for client Comcast Corp., he put together a spot featuring the fictional Gutierrez clan gathered around television sets in their home.
The number of households headed by gays and lesbians in California grew six times faster than those of opposite-sex spouses between 2000 and 2010, a decade when the state was shaken by battles over same-sex marriage.
The only thing California’s environmentally friendly Democratic legislators prefer to regulating private industry is spending public dollars. So it’s fascinating to watch them struggle with an unfolding dilemma.