Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Energy & Environment Log In Log In Today’s Paper Energy & Environment | As PG&E Is Remade, Will Wildfire Victims Be Left Behind? Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByIvan Penn and Lauren Hepler Oct. 6, 2019, 2:03 p.m. ET SAN FRANCISCO — After a succession of devastating wildfires in the last four years, tens of thousands of Californians — many with broken spirits, many homeless — may now lose out on compensation from the company that was to blame. A deadline for victims to file claims is less than three weeks away. About 30,000 have done so with the help of lawyers, along with 1,500 acting on their own. But the deadline could pass without claims from as many as 70,000 others eligible for compensation. They include Steve Kane, who fears he would take away money from those needing it more, and Kelly … [Read more...] about As PG&E Is Remade, Will Wildfire Victims Be Left Behind?
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provided by Published 9:00 am CDT, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 MoneyTips Few things are more frightening than opening your mailbox and finding a letter from the Internal Revenue Service. You may wrack your brain wondering what you've done to receive an IRS notice. But there’s no need to pretend it didn't arrive or go on the lam. Relax. The IRS sends out millions of letters each year for a variety of reasons. An IRS letter does not necessarily carry bad news – and if it does, ignoring it is not going to make the situation any better. Take a deep breath, resist the urge to panic, and follow these tips to help you get past your initial shock. 1. Read the Letter Promptly – Putting off opening the letter won't help you, and delaying can even cause you harm. In many cases, the IRS is simply seeking more information or clarification of some aspect of your tax return, which makes it time-sensitive by definition. 2. Check for Incorrect Information – … [Read more...] about 6 Tips For When An IRS Letter Arrives In The Mail
By Katie Dowd and Alix Martichoux, SFGATE, and Michael Rosen Updated 2:19 pm PDT, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 FILE — Co-Founder and CEO of the Rise Fund and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth Bill McGlashan speaks onstage during Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 3, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. McGlashan, a Mill Valley resident, was indicted as part of a college admissions scandal. less FILE — Co-Founder and CEO of the Rise Fund and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth Bill McGlashan speaks onstage during Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Wallis Annenberg Center for the ... more Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Image 1 of / 25 Caption Close … [Read more...] about What we know about the Bay Area residents implicated in the college cheating scandal
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By Antonia Noori Farzan The Washington Post Fri., Jan. 18, 2019 It happens like clockwork: U.S. President Donald Trump logs on to his favourite social media site and starts tweeting. Immediately, Twitter co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey is flooded with responses begging him to deactivate Trump’s account — a request that has been echoed by at least one high-ranking Democratic politician and countless opinion columnists. But would anything that Trump posts on Twitter ever actually get him — or one of his tweets — removed from the site? Dorsey dodged the question in a Thursday interview with HuffPost, refusing to even clarify whether a call to murder journalists would hypothetically get Trump kicked off the platform. The extensive conversation between Dorsey and HuffPost’s Ashley Feinberg covered topics ranging from the site’s ongoing problems with hate speech and harassment to the persistent rumour that he had the rapper … [Read more...] about Would calling for murder get Trump banned from Twitter? CEO Jack Dorsey won’t say