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Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good

2019-06-09T10:11:59-08:00

By Nellie Bowles Ms. Bowles is a technology reporter for The New York Times. Screens used to be for the elite. Now avoiding them is a status symbol. SAN FRANCISCO — Bill Langlois has a new best friend. She is a cat named Sox. She lives on a tablet, and she makes him so happy [...]

Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good2019-06-09T10:11:59-08:00

CAR: Rise in California housing affordability remains steady

2019-05-17T06:48:47-08:00

By Candyd Mendoza Housing in California has become more affordable in the first quarter due to low mortgage interest rates, higher income levels, and cooler home prices this spring, the California Association of Realtors said. CAR’s Traditional Housing Affordability Index (HAI) showed that 32% of homebuyers could afford to purchase a median-priced, existing single-family home [...]

CAR: Rise in California housing affordability remains steady2019-05-17T06:48:47-08:00