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Because His AirBnb Guest Had a Heart Attack, Man’s Ingenuity is Now Saving Thousands of Lives

Because His AirBnb Guest Had a Heart Attack, Man’s Ingenuity is Now Saving Thousands of Lives

The world is now your oyster – or, if you need it to be, your dialysis machine. And it’s all thanks to a writer who had a near death experience at a man’s AirBnb. The famous Argentinian penman Hernan Casciari was staying at the home of Javier Artigas through AirBnb in Montevideo, Uruguay when he […]

Airbnb Updates Security

Airbnb Updates Security

By Jennifer Felten Airbnb has been in the news lately, but not for good reasons.  Criminals have started hacking the accounts of highly rated Airbnb users.  They then are able to conduct a short-term lease on properties using someone else’s account.  While they are in the unit, they rob the place.  Other criminals have taken […]

Oxnard holds Short-Term Rental community meeting

Oxnard holds Short-Term Rental community meeting

By George Miller About 140 people showed up at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, 8-16-16 for a community meeting to discuss issues and potential action on the short-term rental situation. It locally impacts beach neighborhoods the most. Kathleen Mallory of the Planning Department and consultant Ken Lee conducted the meeting. In summary, it appears that is no […]

Airbnb, Inc. v. City of San Francisco

Airbnb, Inc. v. City of San Francisco

By Jennifer Felten  Airbnb, Inc. runs an online platform where people can list properties for short term rentals.  Airbnb, Inc. filed lawsuit in the U.S. District court for the Northern District of California on last month seeking to enjoin the recently enacted amendments to the city’s so called “Airbnb law” claiming the law is a […]