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‘People are suffering alone’: Bay Area county declares loneliness crisis – First in Nation

San Mateo County has become the first in the nation to declare loneliness a public health crisis, according to a county media advisory, through a resolution that its board of supervisors passed Tuesday.

Idahoans concerned about growth, political dynamics, housing and more: annual survey

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Idahoans think the state is growing too fast. The annual survey of Idahoans shows Idahoans think the state is on the wrong track, that it’s growing too fast, and that concerns about the state’s political makeup continue to rise. 

Census projects U.S. population bust by 2080 – Some cities see migrants as a ‘lifeline.’ Policy could follow, experts say

A former top national immigration official recently offered a proposal: Fund basic help for migrants at the border and in destination cities, send them where they’re wanted and can get jobs, and make quick decisions on asylum to discourage mass entry.

Why Tech Workers Are Ditching Big Cities for Boise

Idaho’s capital city is seeing an influx of young people as they apply for tech jobs away from big coastal cities amid massive layoffs and a disillusion with Big Tech.

Best & Worst States to Start a Business (2024)

In this study, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 25 key indicators of startup success to determine the most fertile grounds in which to launch and grow an enterprise.

Thousands of U.S. Cities Could Become Virtual Ghost Towns by 2100

These projected findings about depopulation in U.S. cities are shaped by a multitude of factors, including the decline of industry, lower birth rates and the impacts of climate change

Current best practices for resume writing

So new year, new you, new job? If you’re feeling like it’s time for a professional change, one of the first things you’ll need to do is update your resume. Career coach Cynthia Pong says, you never know when the right job will come along, and you’ll want to send that resume over without delay.

Idaho Greenlights $120 Million For 18 Broadband Projects

The Idaho Broadband Advisory Board (BAB) has greenlit $120 million in broadband grants from the Idaho Capital Projects Fund (CPF) to fund 18 different broadband projects across Idaho, delivering affordable fiber access to 30,000 homes and businesses, many for the first time.

World’s Happiest Country Finland Offered a Master Class on How to Be Happy. These Are the 3 Biggest Takeaways

They are all great, science-backed tips for how to be a bit happier. But some Finns claim the real secret to their happiness is something else entirely.

Cities Need Infill Community, Not Just Infill Housing

Almost a century into the Suburban Experiment, evidence abounds that the patterns of city- and neighborhood-building we’ve embraced has led not only to insufficient housing, but to serious social consequences: increasing loneliness, non-existent social ties, and growing polarization, to name a few. Not just that, but the social expectation of self-sufficiency resigns us to spending growing portions of our time to money-making so we can all buy our own tool sets, lawn mowers, and KitchenAids.