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8 incredible hotels in Costa Rica, from no frills cheap stays to villas with private plunge pools

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Stay perched atop the trees at Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel. Tripadvisor Costa Rica means rich coast, which is the perfect way to describe the ecologically diverse country. Costa Rica has so much to offer, from cloud forests and rainforests to beaches and hot springs. We found the best Costa Rica hotels, from family-friendly resorts to surfer hotels and eco getaways. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Co...
Tags: Bali, US, West Virginia, Trends, Vw, Hawaii, Hilton, San Jose, National Theatre, Pacific, Costa Rica, Costa, Caribbean, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Pacific Coast


California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill that bans police from posting mugshots of people accused of non-violent crimes on social media

California Governor Gavin Newsom at a June 2021 press conference. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill preventing police from sharing mugshots on social media of individuals accused of non-violent crimes. The bill's sponsor said he hoped the legislation helps to tackle "unconscious bias," according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Under the law, police can still share photos of individuals they believe are dangerous who those who are a...
Tags: Politics, News, California, San Francisco, Trends, San Jose, Low, Gavin Newsom, Assembly, San Francisco Chronicle, Chronicle, Newsom, Evan Low, Alberto E Rodriguez Getty, Connor Perrett, Bill Scott Low


California family say they were treated like criminals on a Southwest flight because their toddler wouldn't keep his mask on

A Southwest Airlines plane lands at Los Angeles international airport. FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty A Bay Area family left a Southwest Airlines flight over a mask incident. The family said they felt pressured to leave when their toddler could not keep his mask on. They are vowing to never fly on Southwest Airlines again, KRON4 reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. A California family said Southwest Airlines "just wanted them off the plane" when their 3-year-old...
Tags: California, Cdc, Los Angeles, Trends, Austin, San Jose, Las Vegas, Jackson, Denver, Southwest Airlines, Bay Area, Southwest, Michelle, Hansen, Eric Hansen, Bauer Griffin


Jury Awards Nearly $2M to Man Shot by San Jose Police

A man who became paraplegic after San Jose police shot him in 2017 was awarded $1.77 million by a federal civil jury earlier this month.
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California OKs plan to guarantee income for former foster children

By Adam Beam | The Associated Press California lawmakers on Thursday approved the first state-funded guaranteed income plan in the U.S., $35 million for monthly cash payments to qualifying pregnant people and young adults who recently left foster care with no restrictions on how they spend it. The votes — 36-0 in the Senate and 64-0 in the Assembly — showed bipartisan support for an idea that is gaining momentum across the country. Dozens of local programs have sprung up in recent years, includi...
Tags: Business, California, Senate, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Poverty, Soccer, Stockton, New Orleans, San Jose, Gavin Newsom, Nixon, Bakersfield, Vince Fong, Assembly


Abodu raises $20M to build prefabricated backyard homes

The need for more affordable housing has never been more urgent as a shortage in the U.S. housing market persists. Startups attempting to help address the shortage in a variety of ways abound. One such startup, Abodu , has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners. Previous backer Initialized Capital also participated in the financing, along with Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman, former Stockton, California Mayor Michael Tubbs, GGV investor Hans Tung and Paradox...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Real Estate, California, Washington, Funding, Los Angeles, Startup, Tech, United States, Stockton, Venture Capital, San Diego, Urban Planning, San Jose


The 25 best large companies for career growth, according to employees

ZipRecruiter is one of the best companies for career growth, according to employees on Comparably. Courtesy of Comparably Some companies stand out for their career advancement opportunities. Career site Comparably used employee ratings to find the top companies for growing your career. Here's the top 25 large companies for career growth. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Cue Health Courtesy of Comparably Location: San Diego, CaliforniaIndustry: Biotec...
Tags: Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Austin, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle, Career Growth, Atlanta Georgia, Plano, Nashville Tennessee, Costa Mesa, Solana Beach


California Lawmakers To Vote On Guaranteed Income Grants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — T he California Legislature is scheduled to vote Thursday on a bill that would help pay for guaranteed income programs across the state. It would be the first state-funded program of its kind in the country, a major step for supporters whose goal is to take guaranteed income nationally. “The next stop is the federal government,” said former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs. Tubbs is an advisor to Gov. Gavin Newsom and ran a high-profile guaranteed income program wh...
Tags: Politics, California, California News, Los Angeles, Stockton, New Orleans, San Jose, Mayor, Berkeley, Gavin Newsom, Nixon, Oakland California, California Legislature, Sacramento Calif, Tacoma Washington, Skinner


The 25 large companies with the best leadership teams, according to employees

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google is one of the companies part of Comparably's best leadership teams ranking. Justin Sullivan: Getty Images Comparably's latest ranking looks at the companies with the best executives and managers. The top companies belong to different industries, from tech to healthcare. Here's the top 25 large companies with the best leadership according to employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. CVS Health Courtesy of Comparab...
Tags: Google, New York, Leadership, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Cambridge, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Clara, Waltham, Dearborn, Provo


Manfred: A’s Fate In Oakland To Be Decided In Coming Months

DENVER (AP) – Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the fate of the Athletics in Oakland will be determined in the next few months. A’s managing partner John Fisher and president David Kavak have proposed a new ballpark in the Howard Terminal area of Oakland, and Manfred said if the stadium project is not approved, the team would move forward with either a move to Las Vegas or a wider relocation search. “John Fisher and Major League Baseball has done everything humanly possible to get a stadium...
Tags: Florida, California, Washington, Sports, San Francisco, Mlb, Oakland Athletics, San Jose, Athletics, Las Vegas, Portland Oregon, Oakland, Montreal, Rays, Major League Baseball, Tampa


3 Stockton Men Arrested In San Jose On Suspicion Of Human Trafficking

SAN JOSE (CBS13) — Three men from Stockton have been arrested in San Jose on human trafficking charges, authorities say. San Jose police say, back on July 9, officers took part in an undercover operation against human trafficking. During the operation, which took place at a San Jose hotel, police say three Stockon men dropped off a young woman to be prostituted. Officers then detained the men. A search of their vehicle uncovered two loaded guns, police say, and the three were arrested. Police ha...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Stockton, Human Trafficking, San Jose, Stockton News, Jarren Meek Markell Shelton, Mark Ramirez


The 25 best CEOs of large companies, ranked by employees of color

Zoom founder Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in New York City. Kena Betancur/Getty Images Comparably's latest CEO ranking looks at the top-rated CEOs according to employees of color. Four non-white CEOs made the top 10 this year. Here's the most highly rated CEOs of large companies according to employees of color. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Aman Bhutani, GoDaddy Aman Bhutani. Courtesy of Comparably ...
Tags: New York, Satya Nadella, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Diversity, Features, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Clara, Scottsdale, Irvine, Vlad, Cambridge Massachusetts, CEOs, Mike Walsh


Cost of fighting COVID in California: $12.3 billion

Fighting COVID-19 in California has cost taxpayers at least $12.3 billion since the start of the pandemic. That’s more than the gross domestic product of 50 nations. More than the value of the Dodgers, Yankees and Giants combined. Almost double General Motors’ profits last year. Enough to give $313 to every single Californian. And that doesn’t include $110 billion from the feds to boost unemployment checks, and billions more in federal stimulus money, rent aid and loans to businesses shuttered f...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Congress, California, La, California News, Los Angeles, General Motors, Usda, Sport, Soccer, United States, Smokey Robinson, CalTrans, Silicon Valley


The 25 best CEOs of large companies, ranked by female employees

Shantanu Narayen, chairman, president, and CEO of Adobe. Jeff Bottari/Invision for Adobe/AP Images Career site Comparably released its latest ranking of the best CEOs according to female employees. The list is based on female ratings over a 12-month period, starting on June 23, 2020. The following are the top 25 CEOs at companies with more than 500 employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe Anne Wojcicki. Courtesy of Comparably L...
Tags: New York, Satya Nadella, Women, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Rob, San Jose, Ranking, Oakland, Santa Clara, Denver, Anne Wojcicki, Nextdoor


Government, Media, and Gun Control Lobby Collaborate Against 2A in CA

“Gun owners in San Jose can only guess at the contours of the oppression that awaits them since there is no actual bill language on which to comment.” IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- By now, many careful observers of Second Amendment issues are aware of the supposedly “groundbreaking” gun control laws the media is celebrating as having been “enacted” in San Jose, CA. As usual, however, the news reports have been both inaccurate and incomplete. The situation in San Jose is complex, and it i...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Valerie Jarrett, Cnn, Cbs, San Jose, Council, Nra, San Jose CA, IMG, NBC Bay Area, San Jose city, Gifford, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


The 25 best CEOs of small and midsize companies ranked, according to female employees

Ellen Kullman is one of the best CEOs for women, according to female employee ratings on Comparably. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Career site Comparably looked at who are the top-rated CEOs according to female employees. This year, five of the top 25 CEOs of the small and midsize ranking are women. Below are the top 25 CEOs at companies with less than 500 employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Jessica DeVlieger, C Space Jessica DeVlieger. Courtesy of Compar...
Tags: Boston, Women, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, San Jose, Ellen, Houston, Ranking, Oakland, Alexandria, Nordic


It’s Getting Harder to Save for a Down Payment, But First-Time Buyers Have New Opportunities in the Great Reshuffling

– Flexible work arrangements and low mortgage rates can help first-time buyers overcome down payment difficulties – First-time buyers today need a year longer to save for a 20% down payment than they did five years ago. – Renters will need to save an additional $369 per month in the coming year just to keep up with the forecasted growth in home values. – Most first-time buyers put down less than 20%, but today’s low mortgage rates mean monthly payments can remain affordable with a small...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Minneapolis, California, Washington, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Chicago, Austin, Radio, United States, Portland, San Diego, Dallas


New York City, San Jose top lists of where the rich live

Some of the world's billionaires are looking to escape earth, but for those who like terra firma, New York City is home to most of the world's richest people. (Photo of lower Manhattan skyline by MusikAnimal via Wikimedia Commons) Richard Branson today proved yet again how different the rich are from you and me. The British billionaire owner of Virgin Galactic and three spaceplane crewmates reached suborbital heights on Sunday, July 11, before gliding back to earth. I was once a child ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Elon Musk, Taxes, China, New York City, United States, Virgin Galactic, Manhattan, Dallas, Richard Branson, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Newark, Jeff Bezos, North America, Irs


Home Prices Rose Twice as Fast in Car-Dependent Neighborhoods as Transit-Accessible Areas During the Pandemic

Home prices in car-dependent areas are up 33% since before the pandemic versus 16% for transit-accessible neighborhoods, reflecting the rise in remote work and the declining importance of proximity to public transportation Seattle, WA – July 9, 2021 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Home prices in car-dependent areas have risen twice as fast as those in transit-accessible areas since the start of the pandemic, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real est...
Tags: Real Estate, News, California, San Francisco, Radio, Canada, San Jose, Central Valley, Redfin, Bay Area, Seattle Wa, Real Estate News, Daryl Fairweather, Steven Majourau


‘Innovative’ San Jose Gun Tax Just Gun Control on the ‘non-ultra Wealthy’

By Matt Manda Gun control cheerleaders and their media allies are heralding a new “innovative” achievement as a shining example city officials in San Jose, Calif., believe is needed to offset the costs of criminal violence. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Nearly 1.2 million law-abiding Californians bought a firearm in 2020 and the ranks of gun-owning Golden Staters has grown even more in 2021. They had good reasons but their purchases may now cost some even more. Gun control cheerlead...
Tags: New York, Maryland, Guns, America, City, Cnn, Connecticut, San Jose, SAN JOSE Calif, John Avlon, NSSF, Jim Grant, San Jose City Council, Liccardo, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF


U.S. men’s roster has new look for CONCACAF Gold Cup

The last time the U.S. men’s national soccer team was together, the end result was winning the CONCACAF Nations League. That roster, consisting predominantly of European-based players, has a different look this time around as the U.S. prepares for another edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Only four players from the Nations League roster – Colorado’s Kellyn Acosta, Boavista’s Reggie Cannon, Galaxy’s Sebastian Lletget and San Jose’s Jackson Yueill – are on the Gold Cup roster and just four players...
Tags: Colorado, Mexico, Sports, Qatar, Sport, Austin, Canada, Soccer, United States, San Jose, El Salvador, Houston, Major League Soccer, Schalke, Haiti, Martinique


Plan Now To Defeat The San Jose Strategy

Below the Radar: Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019 San Jose, California – -(AmmoLand.com)- Many Second Amendment supporters make one big strategic mistake: They fail to understand just how creative our enemies are. Whether it was big city mayors trying to use civil litigation to bludgeon gun manufacturers out of existence, Andrew Cuomo using financial regulations to cripple pro-Second Amendment activism, or even the increasing dehumanization that anti-Second Amendment extremists enga...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, California, Reagan, San Jose, Andrew Cuomo, Gun Rights, Miller, Second Amendment, Trump, Duncan, Sam Liccardo, Harold, The Supreme Court, San Jose California, Firearms Policy Coalition


Realtor.com® Housing Report: New Listings Stage a Comeback in June as Home Prices Hit a New High

– Top markets for new listings growth include: Milwaukee (+44.7%), San Jose (+40.7%), and Cleveland (37.9%) – In June, U.S. new listings increased 10.9% over May and 5.5% year-over-year – The U.S. median listing price increased 12.7% year-over-year to a new all-time high of $385,000 – There were 43.1% fewer homes for sale in June compared to last year, an improvement from a 50.9% year-over-year decline in May – The typical home sold in 37 days, 35 days faster than last year Santa ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Milwaukee, Radio, Miami, Nashville, San Jose, Rochester, Houston, Kansas City, Cleveland, News Corp, Denver, Tampa, Pittsburgh, Raleigh


If you want to see just how badly workers in the US get screwed over, just look at how baseball players are treated

Minor League Baseball conditions are causing players to speak out. Samantha Lee/Insider Earlier this month, minor league baseball players nearly had to sleep in their cars because of low pay and no housing. That's part and parcel for how minor leaguers are treated around the industry. The way baseball treats workers is symptomatic of the way American labor is treated across industries. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Congress, US, Sacramento, America, Trends, United States, Mlb, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, San Jose, Baseball, Jeff Bezos, Major League Baseball, Hamilton, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles


Lightning rout Canadiens, move one win from Stanley Cup repeat

By JOHN WAWROW The Associated Press MONTREAL — Victor Hedman wants nothing to do with talk about how the Tampa Bay Lightning can secure their place in NHL playoff lore by becoming the second team in 22 years to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. Putting last season’s title in the past, Hedman and the Lightning are focused solely on finishing the job this year. “Obviously, what we did in the bubble last year was very special, and you want to relive that moment,” Hedman said, referring to the Lightn...
Tags: Washington, Toronto, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Kings, Lightning, Dallas, San Jose, NHL, Johnson, Montreal, Detroit, Tampa Bay Lightning, Pittsburgh, Montreal Canadiens


Fetch Robotics’ CEO on the company’s acquisition and the future of warehouse robots

Yesterday, enterprise computing corporation Zebra Technologies announced its plan to acquire Fetch Robotics. The San Jose-based startup has been a mainstay in warehouse and fulfillment robotics for a number of years, offering a modular system designed to automate companies behind the scenes. The full deal is valued at $305 million, with Zebra acquiring the remaining 95% of the company for $290 million. It comes as interest in the category is at an all-time high, following widespread labor shorta...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Europe, Ipo, Tech, Walmart, San Jose, Robotics, Hyundai, APAC, Ford Toyota, Vargo, Fetch Robotics, Zebra, Zebra Technologies, Melonee Wise


San Jose to Require Gun Owners to Carry Liability Insurance

San Jose officials have passed a new law that requires gun owners to carry liability insurance and pay a fee to cover taxpayers’ costs associated with gun violence.
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Darien Gap: Love Lost in the Jungle

Panama City, Panama Mind-burst, sans edit (Paraphrasing from memory but I have verbatim transcript.) Just interviewed a man who was in Darien jungle 22 days. He made it to Costa Rica. In San Jose now, trying to get passport and back to Ecuador. His trip to America is over. Name: Nxxx xxxx. (Elided by me.) I asked why his first name sounds Arab and is family name sounds Armenian. He said dad from Armenia but he grew up in Palestine and now has business Ecuador, but the socialist presi...
Tags: Florida, Featured, America, Colombia, Military, United States, Palestine, Armenia, Dallas, San Jose, Ecuador, Biden, Costa Rica, Darien, Michael's Dispatches, Michael Yon


UCLA-bound gymnast Emily Lee takes her shot at Olympics

Emily Lee performs her routine on the balance beam during the 2019 U.S. Classic in Louisville, Ky. The UCLA-bound Lee could make the Olympic team this weekend in St. Louis, given her consistent excellence on her signature event. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) Emily Lee performs her floor routine during the GK US Classic gymnastics meet in Louisville, Ky., in this Saturday, July 20, 2019, file photo. Lee is among the 18 women competing at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials in St. Louis starting on Fri...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Ap, Gymnastics, Soccer, Olympics, San Jose, Honda, Montreal, Kansas City, St Louis, Taylor, Ucla, Louisville, Simone Biles


After raising $10M, Ryte launches ‘Carbon KPI’ to measure the CO2 footprint of web sites

As we become more and more aware of the kind of impact we are having on this planet we call our home, just about everything is having its CO2 impact measured. Who knew, until recently, that streaming Netflix might have a measurable impact on the environment, for instance. But given vast swathes of the internet are populated by websites, as well as streaming services, then they, too, must have some sort of impact. It transpires that a new service has identified how to gauge that, and now it’s rai...
Tags: Google, TC, Europe, London, Time, Tech, Renewable Energy, Ceo, Information Technology, Netflix, Chemistry, Munich, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, San Jose, Carbon Footprint, Carbon Dioxide