As Short-Terms Rentals Boom, Regulation an Issue

BY: - June 6, 2013

Popular short-term rental websites like Airbnb, FlipKey and HomeAway are making it easier for property owners to rent out their homes to travelers looking for a place to crash. Those three companies now have more than a million listings for everything from spare bedrooms to luxurious oceanfront villas. But thesurging popularity of these casual short-term […]

Budget Cuts Close California Governor’s Mansion

BY: - May 16, 2011

The historic Sacramento mansion thathoused Ronald Reagan, Earl Warren and a host of other California governorshas become a victim of state budget cuts, The New York Times reports. California officials announced Friday (May 13) that 70 state parks will close to the public as a result of some $11 billion in budget cuts enacted by […]

Nevada Fastest-Growing State, Census Data Shows

BY: - December 29, 1999

The five largest states in the country now are California, Texas, New York, Florida and Illinois. Overall, the West grew faster last year than the other three-quarters of the country, the South, Midwest and Northeast. Led by Nevada, which grew by 3.8 percent last year, the population of the Western states jumped 1.5 percent. Nationally, […]