Basketball / NBA Aug 7, 2018

Seattle to host first NBA game since Sonics left a decade ago

Seattle will host its first NBA game since the Seattle SuperSonics left town after the 2007-08 season and moved to Oklahoma City, the Golden State Warriors announced on Monday when they released their full preseason schedule. Kevin Durant, who played his rookie season in Seattle, ...

World / Social Issues Jul 23, 2018

As Seattle gentrifies, blacks no longer feel welcome

Not so long ago, few whites wanted to live in Seattle's diverse Central District, so it housed the people who had no choice. Synagogues point to the neighborhood's long-gone Jewish past, an immigrant community that was joined by Japanese-Americans. Their internment in World War II ...

Amazon shortlists 20 cities, including Toronto, for second HQ

Business / Corporate Jan 19, 2018

Amazon shortlists 20 cities, including Toronto, for second HQ

Amazon.com Inc. has short-listed 20 cities and regions, including Toronto, for the construction of a second headquarters that it says will generate 50,000 new, high-paying jobs in a $5 billion investment. Major U.S. centers including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C. also ...