Capping a lengthy and politically charged search, President Barack Obama will nominate Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve’s vice chair, to be chairman of the nation’s powerful central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke at a pivotal time for the economy and the Fed’s monetary policies.
Just vote, says President Barack Obama. And now, there may be a way to do just that.
Wine: Meiomi Pinot Noir
Mama Mia! Steve Epstein is looking for Mama Mancini’s Meatballs. Fellow readers Ken Wolt and Stephen Salchenberger reported finding them in the frozen section of separate outlets of Whole Foods Market, which has four stores in the valley.
Buddy V’s, from “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro, opened Monday, offering updated versions of Italian-American dishes, including Valastro family favorites.
Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was found not guilty on Tuesday of an assault charge accusing him of punching a woman in the head at a nightclub.
If any football team was to prevent Boise State from winning the Mountain Division, it figured to be Utah State. But probably not anymore.
It wasn’t part of the Obama administration’s shutdown theatrics, but healthcare.gov had to close for the weekend, and it was closed again early Tuesday. The website was taken offline because of myriad glitches that have plagued the national health insurance exchange (and state exchanges across the country) since the Oct. 1 rollout.