It’s 7:40 a.m. and 45º, headed to 67º. Today will be sunny with light winds.
A California Watch analysis shows that at least 1,350 school districts and government agencies across the nation have turned to capital appreciation bonds to finance major projects. The controversial form of borrowing, the Bay Citizen reports, has created billions of dollars in debt for taxpayers.
The U.S. economy added 157,000 new jobs in January, and the Labor Department reports that the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent, reports the LA Times. Read more here.
On Tuesday, Judge Edward Chen denied a preliminary injunction to block San Francisco’s ban on nudity. There will be a protest against the ban at noon today on the steps of City Hall. Expect lots of nudity.