Bitcoin price passes $60,000 for first time since April amid October bull run

Bitcoin has risen over $60,000 for the first time since April after increasing in price fairly steadily throughout October so far. The world’s largest cryptocurrency rose to a high of $60,316 on Friday and has remained around the $60,000 mark throughout the morning, CoinMarketCap data shows. As of 10:10 a.m. Bitcoin was worth $60,045, taking … Read more

Suzy Welch Buys $23M Mansion on Upper East Side

Suzy Welch, Author, Television Commentator, Business Journalist & Public Speaker (CNBC, Compass) Suzy Welch, the widow of former General Electric CEO Jack Welch, bought an Upper East Side mansion for just over $22.7 million. Welch — who works as an author, journalist and television commentator — bought the property at 160 East 81st Street from … Read more

Man Hit, Killed By Ice Cream Truck In Brockton Identified As Joao Fernandes

BROCKTON (CBS) — A man was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in Brockton on Thursday night. The victim was identified as 54-year-old Joao Fernandes, of Brockton, by the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office. It happened at the intersection of North Main Street and Huntington Street around 6:45 p.m. READ MORE: 2 Workers … Read more

Uber and Lyft target surprising market: Taxi rooftops

The companies are staking a claim to part of an out-of-home advertising market that will attract $7.2 billion in brand spending by end of year, according to forecasts from media investment company Magna. The market for such digital outdoor advertising—which can be geographically targeted and updated in real time—took a hit when Covid-19 kept people … Read more

More Than 90 Snakes Found Under Santa Rosa Home

Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes getting ready to hibernate. Wolf, director of Sonoma County Reptile Rescue, said he crawled … Read more

AG’s Brutal Put-Down of White Businessman’s Discrimination Claim

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit submitted on behalf of Alma-based entrepreneur Stephen Collins, who claims that a law authorizing millions in COVID-19 relief payments to minority businesses discriminates against him because he’s white. Weiser’s response, filed after a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on October … Read more

State Coastal Commission’s newest member joins with focus on environmental justice

IMPERIAL BEACH —  Imperial Beach Councilmember Paloma Aguirre was sworn in last week to join the California Coastal Commission. She was appointed by state Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon to serve as an alternate to Steve Padilla, who is the board’s chairman and a Chula Vista council member. “Having gone for many years to give comment and … Read more