All Things Considered 2009-03-17

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

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  • Boarding Houses: A Growing Trend
    Faced with shrinking incomes and home values, more people are opening up their houses to strangers. We're talking about the modern boarding house, where homeowners rent out bedrooms in order to keep making the mortgage payment.
    Monday, March 16, 2009
  • New Businesses Opening Despite Bad Economy
    The number of new businesses popping up in the Sacramento area is down as the recession plods on. Still, it’s not that unusual to see the occasional new shop or restaurant open up.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • St. Pats Block Party Debuts, with High Security
    Two downtown Sacramento businesses, an Irish Pub and a night club, are throwing a big block party Tuesday. It’s the city’s first St. Patrick’s Day party of its size, and so big that an entire block of L Street will be closed between 15th and 16th.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • Mower Trade-In Starts Wednesday
    If you want to trade-in your gas-powered lawn mower for a new electric cordless one, your chance to save money on the swap happens Wednesday, March 18th at 11AM.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • Sacramento State, UC Davis Get Stem Cell Grant
    Sacramento State is getting $1.3 million to conduct stem cell research over the next three years. The money will fund a graduate program for 30 students.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • Union Organization Battle
    Hundreds of union members and supporters rallied at the state Capitol today. They’re lobbying for federal legislation that they say will make it easier to organize.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009
  • State's Top Financial Officials Hold Public Hearing On Deficit
    State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and Finance Director Mike Genest heard public testimony on how the state might avoid spending cuts and tax hikes if federal deficit relief is applied.
    Tuesday, March 17, 2009