Starbucks is closing 16 stores across Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and other cities due to a high frequency of ‘challenging incidents’ — see the list

by Mary Meisenzahl Starbucks is permanently closing 16 locations around the US by the end of July, The Wall Street Journal first reported.  “After careful consideration, we are closing some stores in locations that have experienced a high volume of challenging incidents that make it unsafe to continue to operate, to open new locations with saferContinue reading “Starbucks is closing 16 stores across Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and other cities due to a high frequency of ‘challenging incidents’ — see the list”

Dispatcher who didn’t send ambulance charged in 2020 death

by Mark Scolforo Associate Press A Pennsylvania 911 operator faces a rare charge of involuntary manslaughter for failing to send an ambulance to the rural home of a woman who died of internal bleeding a day later, despite a plea from the woman’s daughter that without medical help “she’s going to die.” A Greene CountyContinue reading “Dispatcher who didn’t send ambulance charged in 2020 death”

Washington state license plates prices increase July 1

Posted: June 28, 2022 3:20 PM by Associated Press Washington state license plates prices increase July 1 – KXLY SEATTLE (AP) — Motorists will pay more for a Washington license plate starting July 1. It’s likely to be the most noticeable change as parts of a $17 billion bill to pay for transportation projects in the stateContinue reading “Washington state license plates prices increase July 1”

Several new laws take effect in Washington on July 1. Here’s what you need to know

by Erin Robinson with KXLY.comSeveral new laws take effect in Washington on July 1. Here’s what you need to know – KXLY OLYMPIA, Wash. – Several laws – including bans on high-capacity ammunition magazines, ghost guns and the cash sale of catalytic converters – will go into effect in Washington on Friday.  Here is whatContinue reading “Several new laws take effect in Washington on July 1. Here’s what you need to know”