Starbucks: The New Homeless & Addict Campground?

“I’ve definitely done it. So I don’t see a problem with it,” said Nicole McDonald. “I think it should have always been that way, especially because of the way racism is you know,” said Desiree Mollere. But some customers have other concerns. “If you go into a business and you just sit there and youContinue reading “Starbucks: The New Homeless & Addict Campground?”

Starbucks in White Center aims to be launchpad for youth job skills

Starbucks manager Tim Webb, back to camera, watches as employee Loni Stubblefield operates an espresso machine at the White Center Starbucks, opening on Friday. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times) By Janet I. Tu The coffeeshop Starbucks is opening Friday in White Center looks in many ways like any other Starbucks store. But to one side ofContinue reading “Starbucks in White Center aims to be launchpad for youth job skills”

Seattle Sees Job Growth, But Not in Real Estate Sectors

It’s been a while since we had a look at local job growth data, and now is as good a time as any to take a look at the latest data. First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors:

The Great Recession’s toll: Tallying the impact in the Northwest

For most of us, Washington’s economy has never been this bad. Since the mortgage bubble popped we’ve lost more jobs faster, and recovered more slowly, than at any time since the Second World War…. Source: http://www.seattletimes.com