CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 2005 |
Anaheim shouldn't feel it has lost any luster, even with its Angels trying to add "Los Angeles" to the team's name. After all, Anaheim has a prominent place in the new book "The Largest U.S. Cities Named After a Food, and Other Mind-Boggling Geography Lists from Around the World." Listen to this: Anaheim is the sixth most populous city in the nation to have a name that is unduplicated anywhere else in the world, author Brandt Maxwell says.
April 17, 2005 |
Hotels eat up a major chunk of your travel budget. Let's take a look at some of the ways you can lower the cost. Urban hotels usually charge the most. Average room rates in New York City are more than $220 a night. You'll pay comparable amounts in San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D.C. In London and Paris, you'll pay far more. To avoid the high prices, some smart travelers rent spare rooms in occupied private apartments or homes.
April 18, 1990 |
While some U.S. cities will have to scramble to attract workers to fill jobs in the near future, five will continue to be particularly desirable employment targets for those changing jobs or relocating. Atlanta, St. Louis, Chicago, Dallas and Columbus, Ohio, have a special attractiveness for workers that will make these cities some of the most desired working environments of the 1990s.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2013 |
Irvine grew faster than all but seven other large U.S. cities between July 2011 and July 2012, with its population vaulting to nearly 230,000 last year, new census data show. The pace of growth was nearly five times as fast as the Southern California average. The increase continues a pattern for Irvine, where population climbed an average of 4.8% annually between 2000 and 2010. It rose 3.4% the next year and 4.2% last year, according to census data released Thursday. City officials see the numbers as proof that its meticulous planning has worked.
October 8, 2001 |
A newly identified, antibiotic-resistant strain of a common bacterium is contributing to an increase in relatively hard-to-treat bladder infections in women in at least three U.S. cities, according to a study published Thursday. Genetic analysis and other laboratory tests pinpointed the strain of Escherichia coli bacteria as the culprit in a substantial percentage of drug-resistant urinary tract infections among female university students in Berkeley, Minneapolis and Ann Arbor, Mich.
August 29, 2012 |
U.S. home prices are rising sharply, new data indicate, helping to cement a growing consensus that the real estate slump is over. But with jobs and the economy growing at a decidedly sluggish pace, experts caution that the housing market is not likely to sustain a sharp upward trajectory and give a major boost to the overall economy. The closely watched Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index for the nation's 20 largest cities posted its first year-over-year increase, at 0.5%, since 2010, June data released Tuesday showed.