What to expect in 2017? Most economists see promising signs going into the new year...but few are offering words of caution. NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with two experts. First up... economist Christopher Thornberg, Ph.D. of Beacon Economics. Then, Joel Singer of the California Association of Realtors.
Christopher Thornberg, Ph.D. is the founding partner of Beacon Economics and the Director of the UC Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting. He talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about California's employment boom and housing crisis. What impact will the new administration have in our economic development?
NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with Joel Singer, President of the California Association of Realtors about the 2017 housing market in Southern California. The outlook is not very good. His group is demanding changes. People just can't afford to live here anymore. "The situation is as bad as we have seen it in the last 35 years", he says. Public policy must change, he adds.
News Conference from time to time takes a look at events and stories that have influenced Southern California. Today, we took at the six-mile Rose Parade down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. It’s the Tournament of Roses 128th Parade. Mark Leavens, the Chairman of the Float Entries Committee talks with NBC4’s Conan Nolan about the floats from their inception to construction thru the final decoration.