Some restaurant owners hate it, others are indifferent. Either way, Postmates, a 24/7 delivery app and website, plans to continue planting roots in Sacramento. While many customers have expressed satisfaction via social media since its August launch, some restaurants fear the service’s long-term effects. Many said they have asked to be removed from its listings, requests which Postmates declined. But some eatery owners are waiting to see whether the service will undermine or bolster sales.
Uber and other upstart ride-share companies have been gobbling up an increasingly large slice of the taxi market in Sacramento over the past two years by offering rides at the touch of a smartphone app.
The U.S. economy likely gained more momentum in the spring than the government previously estimated. The question now is whether shrunken global stock markets and a sharp slowdown in China will weaken the economy in coming months.
A few inches above the floor, a man is suspended from a swing-like apparatus pretending he's flying over a mountain. Around the corner, a woman is defending herself against a horde of zombies with a make-believe gun. Several feet away, two guys are seemingly racing in cars over 100 mph while both sit still.
Colorado's Public Utility Commission has ruled that no changes are needed to the state's net metering process, which means that homeowners with solar installations will continue to receive retail rates for energy they produce.