Trump’s New Communications Director Announces He Deleted His Old Tweets For “Transparency”

President Donald Trump’s new Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, already has people talking — less than a week after being appointed to the job. The Wall Street financier (or “American entrepreneur,” according to his Twitter bio), has been criticized for not having the necessary experience for the role — a fact which caused former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to resign last week. Now, after old tweets of Scaramucci’s surfaced that showed him at-odds with his new boss on issues ranging from climate change, immigration, LGBTQ rights, and gun control, among other things, he’s announced that he’s deleted his old tweets f or “transparency.” Full transparency: I’m deleting old tweets.… Read More

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The fastest-growing pizza chain in America reveals how it lured LeBron James away from McDonald’s

LeBron James left $14 million on the table in 2015 when he ended an endorsement deal with McDonald’s to take on a bigger role at Blaze Pizza, a little-known pizza chain he invested in a few years earlier. Two years later, James’ decision appears to have paid off. Blaze Pizza has rocketed from two to 200 locations across North America — making it the fastest-growing US food chain ever, according to research firm Technomic. Revenue is on track to hit $300 million in 2017. According to Blaze Pizza CEO Jim Mizes, it didn’t take much convincing to get James to leave the Golden Arches. In fact, the basketball legend came… Read More

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These Bay Area homes were built to be affordable and now cost millions

LOS ALTOS — The Los Altos History Museum sits smack in the middle of a red-hot Silicon Valley neighborhood. The median sale price of a single family home in ZIP code 94022 is $3,525,000. How ironic, then, that the museum’s latest exhibition focuses on a time when Santa Clara Valley land could be had for a relative pittance and a developer with a vision could build thousands of affordable, custom-designed homes. We are talking about Joseph Eichler, whose open and airy, light-filled houses sold half a century ago for around $40,000 and are the subject of “Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses,” which runs through Oct. 8. Related Articles East… Read More

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These Bay Area homes were built to be affordable and now cost millions

LOS ALTOS — The Los Altos History Museum sits smack in the middle of a red-hot Silicon Valley neighborhood. The median sale price of a single family home in ZIP code 94022 is $3,525,000. How ironic, then, that the museum’s latest exhibition focuses on a time when Santa Clara Valley land could be had for a relative pittance and a developer with a vision could build thousands of affordable, custom-designed homes. We are talking about Joseph Eichler, whose open and airy, light-filled houses sold half a century ago for around $40,000 and are the subject of “Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses,” which runs through Oct. 8. Related Articles Developer… Read More

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A Gin Cucumber Cocktail For Sipping After Work

There’s nothing like a cool, refreshing gin-filled cucumber cocktail to swing after a long day (read: week…month) of sweltering subway rides and fluorescent-illuminated days in the office. Admit it, you want one right now. Us too! FIG Santa Monica at the iconic Fairmont Miramar makes a mean, super summery cucumber press we always go back for (after work or otherwise) with Hendricks gin (the good stuff!), curacao and cilantro. The Cucumber Press Ingredients: Makes 1 drink2oz hendricks gin1 1/2 oz lime juice3/4 oz curaçao 6 slices of cucumber3 tablespoons cilantro 1oz club soda Directions: 1. In a mixing glass combine cucumber and cilantro. 2. Muddle very well. 3. Add all… Read More

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