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What Justice Scalia Really Thinks of Hotels

What Justice Scalia Really Thinks of Hotels

Last week, the Supreme Court struck down a Los Angeles ordinance that allowed police to inspect hotel guest registries at any time, without a warrant. In the City of Los Angeles vs. Patel, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold ...

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Philadelphia Legalizes Airbnb, Plans to Tax

Philadelphia Legalizes Airbnb, Plans to Tax

Philadelphia has become the largest city to legalize Airbnb and similar short-term rentals, according to The Associated Press. The city has changed its zoning rules to allow rentals in residential areas, and plans to tax 8.5 percent of hotel tax ...

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Employment Numbers Continue to Rise in June

Employment Numbers Continue to Rise in June

The steady pace of job growth the United States has experienced the last few years continued in June, with job gains of 223,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unemployment has dipped by .2 percent down to 5.3 percent, ...

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Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar Names New Head Chef

Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar Names New Head Chef

TEMECULA, Calif.—Kiyokuni Ikeda, a self-taught sushi chef, has landed the top job at Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar at Pechanga Resort & Casino. After spending nearly 15 years working at sushi restaurants in Philadelphia such as Zama and Morimoto (of ...

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