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Disney is moving thousands of jobs from California to 'business friendly' Florida

Walt Disney World in Florida in 2020. Olga Thompson/Walt Disney World Resort via Getty Images Disney will be relocating 2,000 employees to Florida. The company says the employees all work in the parks, experiences, and products division. About 60,000 employees already work in Florida, which Disney says is more "business-friendly." See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney announced plans Thursday to move 2,000 employees from Southern California to a new campus near Orlando,...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Entertainment, California, Disney, Trends, Walt Disney World, Los Angeles Times, Southern California, Walt Disney Co, Orlando Florida, LA Times, Walt Disney World Resort, Elliot Management, Josh D Amaro

Only Armed Citizen Can Defend Our Constitutional Republic Against The Marxists ~VIDEO

Opinion Social And Political Volatility And Upheaval In America Is Deliberate Only Armed Citizen Can Defend Our Constitutional Republic Against The Marxists iStock-wildpixel New York – -( Perpetrating and perpetuating the myth of “systemic racism” in American society serves the Neo-Marxist and Neoliberal Globalist goal of creating volatility in society and social upheaval. The Harris-Biden Administration at the behest of their Neo-Marxist and Billionaire Globalist handlers, alo...
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Schumer's legalization plan

As the legal cannabis market grows in the US, there are many ways for investors to gain exposure to the industry. Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Most of our time this week was spent covering a sweeping, long-shot bid to legalize cannabis from Sens. Chuck Sch...
Tags: Florida, California, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Cannabis, New Jersey, Arizona, Michigan, Wada, Wyden, Booker, Ron Wyden

A fight broke out at Rep. Katie Porter's California town hall, according to reports

Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif. in 2019. Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call Frustrations over heckling boiled over at a California congressional town hall over the weekend. Democratic Rep. Katie Porter was holding her first in-person town hall since the pandemic began. Injuries "sounded minor," according to the Irvine Police Department. See more stories on Insider's business page. In her first in-person town hall since the pandemic began, Democratic Rep. Katie Porter of California "rushed to the ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, California, Trends, Times, Orange County, Fight, Los Angeles Times, Calif, Porter, LA Times, Town Hall, Irvine, Irvine California, Tom Williams, Katie Porter

How The LA Times Brought Down The Golden Globes

“When we were working on the story, it didn’t occur to us in our wildest dreams that not only would NBC pull the show, but Tom Cruise would return his Golden Globes.” – The Postscript
Tags: Art, Media, Nbc, Tom Cruise, LA Times, 07.06.21

"Hotel on Wheels" #VanLife Firm Cabana Raises $10 Million

Cabana rents custom-built Ford Transit vans that include beds, storage, bathrooms, and Internet access.  Their tagline is "a hotel that travels with you".  They're hoping to tap into the large and growing number of #Vanlifers. These are digital nomads who travel in vehicles that have been converted into roaming residences.  In the digital nomad study we collaborated with MBO Partners on, .  The LA Times article Shower? Check. Flat-screen TV? Check. Try ‘roughing it’ in a tricked-out camper...
Tags: Sales, Digital Nomads, Ford Transit, LA Times, MBO, Cabana, RV Industry Assn

Even liberal LA Times calls Kamala Harris ineffective in her role as vice president

The liberal Los Angeles Times said Vice President Kamala Harris has been ineffective in her role only five months after fawning over her...
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Apple is opening a store in downtown LA’s nearly 100-year-old Tower Theatre

This Thursday, Apple will mark the opening of a new store in downtown Los Angeles. The space occupies the newly renovated Tower Theatre, which opened in DTLA’s Broadway Theater District in 1927. Among other milestones, the 900-seat theater was the first in LA to be wired for the talkies, hosting a premier of “The Jazz Singer” that same year. Not for nothing, it was also the first theater in the city with air conditioning. Apple Tower Theatre is actually the company’s 26th store in greater LA. Ob...
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The incredible life and career of Sean Parker, who got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster, netting billions from Facebook, and becoming a political megadonor

Sean Parker. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Sean Parker got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster in 1999. He joined Facebook in its early days, becoming the founding president of the site at 24. Now, the 41-year-old billionaire funds philanthropic causes and donates to political candidates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sean Parker found massive success at an incredibly young age.At 19, he cofounded Napster, a file-sharing service that would change how th...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Obama, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Features, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, Peter Thiel, PAC

Golden Globes: two members resign from ‘toxic’ Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Wenting Xu and Diederik van Hoogstraten cite resistance to change, watered down diversity rules and a culture of fearTwo members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the body that organises the Golden Globes, have resigned, denouncing the organisation as “toxic” in a letter obtained by the LA Times.In their letter, Wenting Xu and Diederik van Hoogstraten said that “staying inside the association is no longer tenable for us”. They list a number of reasons, including that “the majori...
Tags: Film, World news, US news, Culture, Awards and prizes, Golden Globes, Hfpa, LA Times, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Hollywood Foreign Press Association HFPA, Diederik van Hoogstraten, Wenting Xu

Amazon's Ring recruited LAPD officers as brand ambassadors to help sell its products through influencer marketing

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers wear facial covering while monitoring an "Open California" rally in downtown Los Angeles, on April 22, 2020. - Over the past week there have been scattered protests in several US states against confinement measures, from New Hampshire, Maryland and Pennsylvania to Texas and California. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Amazon-owned Ring enlisted LAPD officers to help promote its products, the LA Times reported. Ring gave the officers free ...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, California, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Pennsylvania, Times, Lapd, Los Angeles Times, Ring, LA Times, Frederic J Brown, Los Angeles Police Department LAPD, New Hampshire Maryland, GETTY IMAGES Amazon

The LA Times is Still Denying the Second Amendment

Careful, LA Times, your bias is showing. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( The Los Angeles Times editorial page is less a journalistic enterprise than it is a partisan grievance noticeboard. The editorial board’s descent into trivial activist messaging was on full display in a pair of recent pieces lamenting the federal judiciary’s recognition of the Second Amendment. In both, the editorial board denied the core rulings in the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinions in District of Columbia v. Heller a...
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Progressive PAC says Fox News refused to air its ad about how law enforcement were treated by rioters on January 6

Fox News headquarters on Sixth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Fox News reportedly refused to air an advertisement that detailed how law enforcement officers were treated by rioters at the Capitol on January 6. The advertisement was created by the progressive PAC Meidas Touch, which said it previously ran ads on Fox News without issue. The advertisement criticized Republican lawmakers for their downplaying of the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Gop, PAC, Fox News, Jordan, Republican, Trump, Capitol, Brett, LA Times, Fox News Fox News

A woman with HIV had the coronavirus for 216 days. The virus mutated at least 30 times inside her.

A woman, who is not related to this story, receiving a coronavirus vaccine in Johannesburg, South Africa. Matthew Martin Brink/Xinhua via Getty A woman living with HIV was found to carry the novel coronavirus for seven months, a new study said. Scientist detected 32 mutations to the virus, including some seen in variants of concern. It suggests HIV could contribute to variant evolution, but probably in exceptional cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 36-year-old woman...
Tags: UK, Science, Africa, Hiv, Trends, South Africa, News UK, Getty, Durban, LA Times, University of KwaZulu Natal, University of Barcelona, Oliveira, Coronavirus, COVID, Coronavirus variant

‘Waiting to happen’: the California region where masks are taboo - and cases are rising

Rural northern California has been forceful in its pushback against masks, business restrictions and vaccine mandatesRural northern California is seeing a troubling rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, an alarming trend that comes as residents and businesses continue to protest against safety measures and vaccinations – with one Mendocino cafe threatening to charge customers $5 for wearing a mask.While the region makes up a small proportion of the state’s population, the growth in its ca...
Tags: California, US news, Mendocino, LA Times, Siskiyou County, Coronavirus, Los Angeles Times Tehama

Porsche’s Project 2708 At Indy

(Editor’s note: This weekend the world celebrates the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500. Years ago we ran three features on major Porsche efforts at Indianapolis, and we’re re-running them today. While Porsche has had varying degrees of success at The Speedway in years gone by, we remain hopeful that one day the company will again expand its efforts into the greatest spectacle in motor racing. For now, please enjoy The First Porsche At Indianapolis, Politics Prevent Porsche Participation At ...
Tags: Indianapolis, Racing, Porsche, Turbo, Autos, Mclaren, Honda, Detroit, Ayrton Senna, Phoenix, Foster, Miami Florida, Walker, McLaren Formula, Penske, LA Times

Frito-Lay is embroiled in drama amid explosive revelations that the origin story of Flamin' Hot Cheetos - which is the subject of an upcoming film - is false

PepsiCo and Frito-Lay have made conflicting statements regarding the origin of Flamin' Hot Cheetos. John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service/Getty Images Frito-Lay has made conflicting statements about the origins of Flamin' Hot Cheetos. Parent company PepsiCo credits former exec Richard Montañez as one of the people involved. But Frito-Lay told the LA Times they cannot find evidence of Montañez's work. See more stories on Insider's business page. The humble origins...
Tags: News, California, US, America, Trends, Retail, Npr, Houston, Pepsico, Richard, Los Angeles Times, Cnbc, Variety, LA Times, Gonzalez, Frito-Lay

LA Times Has The Wild Story Of A City Facing Rebellion Over COVID Rules 

A right-wing effort to oust several county supervisors in Shasta County, California has devolved into threats, fist fights, and… overly sentimental documentary filmmaking?  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, California, Redding, LA Times, Matt Shuham, Shasta County California, COVID-19

Tesla 'under review' by California DMV over whether it misleads consumers with 'full self-driving' claims

Maja Hitij/Getty Images California's DMV is probing whether Tesla's "self-driving" claims broke state law, the LA Times first reported. Tesla calls its $10,000 driver-assistance software "full self-driving" - it is not. Amid a number of Tesla crashes, the technology is coming under increasing scrutiny. See more stories on Insider's business page. The California Department of Motor Vehicles is looking into whether Tesla illegally misleads consumers with its claims about its "fu...
Tags: Elon Musk, California, Trends, Tesla, DMV, California Dmv, LA Times, FSD, California Department of Motor Vehicles, Tyler Sonnemaker, Maja Hitij Getty

LA Times: The janitor who invented Flamin' Hot Cheetos actually didn't

Richard Montañez claims he invented Flamin' Hot Cheetos 30 years ago while he was a janitor at Frito-Lay, eventually rising through the ranks to become a top marketing executive there. He now gets paid between $10k and $50k to give a speech about his story. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, LA Times, Frito Lay, Cheetos, Richard Montanez, Disappointing Origin Stories

What Happened To AT&T’s Big Warner Media Plans?

They evaporated in the span of three years. One of those was an extremely weird year, to be sure, but three years. “AT&T found itself stretched financially as it simultaneously tried to build a nationwide 5G telephone network while ramping up spending for its year-old streaming service, HBO Max. The proposed deal with Discovery comes just three months after AT&T spun off another troubled asset, El Segundo-based DirecTV.” (But, says the LA Times, the deal will “reshape Hollywood,” again.) – Los ...
Tags: Art, Hbo, Hollywood, Uncategorized, AT T, LA Times, DirecTV, 05.16.21, Big Warner Media Plans

Caitlyn Jenner says she skipped the 2020 election to play golf and has never voted for Trump

Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the 4th annual Women's March LA: Women Rising at Pershing Square on January 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Image Caitlyn Jenner says she's never voted for former President Donald Trump. Jenner told CNN in a recent interview that she skipped the 2020 election to play golf. Jenner said her experience in business, including selling exercise equipment on TV, makes her qualified to be governor. See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Trends, Cnn, Kylie Jenner, Republican, Donald Trump, UC Berkeley, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Gavin Newsom, Kim Kardashian West, Trump, LA Times, Pershing Square

Netflix cuts ties with Hollywood Foreign Press Association as co-CEO Ted Sarandos blasts group over diversity and inclusion

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has faced recent criticism over its lack of progress on diversity and inclusion. VALERIE MACON/Getty Images Netflix is cutting ties with the HFPA until it makes more progress on diversity and inclusion, Deadline reported. The HFPA, which runs the Golden Globe Awards, has faced mounting pressure and boycotts over the issue. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos told the HFPA that its recent proposal doesn't go far enough or fast enough. See more stories on ...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Ted Sarandos, Golden Globe Awards, Sar, Hfpa, Golden Globe, LA Times, Macon, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Sarandos, Deadline Netflix

Muhammad Ali Explains Why He Refused to Fight in Vietnam: “My Conscience Won’t Let Me Go Shoot My Brother… for Big Powerful America” (1970)

In April of 1967, Muhammad Ali arrived at the U.S. Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station in Houston, Texas. “Standing beside twenty-five other nerve-racked young men called to the draft,” writes David Remnick at The New Yorker, Ali “refused to respond to the call of ‘Cassius Clay!’” Offered the choice of going to Vietnam or to jail, he chose the latter “and was sentenced to five years in prison and released on bail.” Ali lost his title, his boxing license, his passport, and — as fa...
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Galpin Motors’ longtime first lady Jane Boeckmann dies at 90

Jane Boeckmann, the first lady of Galpin Motors and matriarch of the Southern California auto-dealership family, has died at age 90, according to family members. Her life story — which included piloting planes and driving race cars, as well as myriad honors for both business and humanitarian endeavors — was surely worthy of a movie. She died April 28 of pancreatic cancer, according to her family. Working with her husband, Bert Boeckmann, she helped to turn Galpin Motors into one of the most prom...
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For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around the corner

Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back. Facebook’s Oversight Board, an external Supreme Court-like policy decision making group, will either restore Trump’s Facebook privileges or banish him forever on Wednesday. Whatever happens, it’s a huge moment for Facebook’s nascent experiment in outsourcing hard content moderation calls to an elite group of global thinkers, academics and political f...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Supreme Court, Social Networks, Minneapolis, Stanford, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Nick Clegg, President, Computing

Meet the self-made entrepreneur and investor who has long backed progressive legislation - and now wants a wealth tax

Joe Sanberg. Larry French/Getty Images for Jefferson Awards Foundation Wealth taxes have been a hot topic since the 2020 campaign, and since Biden took office. Joe Sanberg is a self-made entrepreneur and investor advocating for a wealth tax in California. Insider spoke to the founding investor in Blue Apron about his support for it and other progressive policies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tax credits for low-income workers and direct payments to parents. An increased...
Tags: California, Senate, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Harvard, Blue Apron, Biden, Blackstone, Bernie Sanders, LA Times, EITC, Earned Income Tax Credit EITC, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Sanberg

California Gov. Gavin Newsom to face a recall election after GOP-led effort collects enough signatures

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images CA Gov. Gavin Newsom will face a recall election after the GOP-led effort reached its signature goal. Recall organizers met the minimum threshold to force a special recall election with more than 1.6 million verified voter signatures. News of the recall election comes after Caitlyn Jenner announced her gubernatorial campaign last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. California Gov. Gavin Newsom will face a reca...
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What to do if you didn't get into graduate school

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider The pandemic led to record-breaking college applications, including graduate school. Rejection can be hard to cope with, even if you've decided against going to grad school. We outlined what to do if you want to apply again, find a different career path, or take a break. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The pandemic saw a record-breaking number of college applications. With ...
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