Archive for August 2019
Design team presents ideas for Old Sacramento improvement projects
Big plans for Old Sacramento are moving ahead, as the team tasked with designing three major projects aimed at reinventing the area presented its ideas Thursday night.
Folsom prison land among possibilities for new housing
Here’s another sign of how bereft California is for places to live: one possibility is new housing on Folsom State Prison land.
Sunworks stays on Nasdaq with reverse stock split
Roseville-based solar photovoltaic installer Sunworks Inc. did a one-for-seven reverse stock split Friday to retain its listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Rare Ernest Coxhead home in Pacific Heights offered off-market
One of 15 remaining residential homes in San Francisco designed by Coxhead goes up for sale for $4.5 million.
13 major Bay Area layoffs in 2019
More than 5,000 employees received pink slips this year from Bay Area companies laying off 200 or more workers.
How San Francisco compares on cost of living with biggest U.S. cities
A recent analysis breaks down cost of living for the 75 largest U.S. cities in the U.S.
In quest to save independent docs, Blue Shield spinout focuses on tech
Independent doctor practices are struggling to keep pace with the technology of a value-based health care system. This Blue Shield of California spinout — and its first deal — is designed to help those doctors.
Another Voice: Lawmakers should engage with business to address recycling challenge
Recycling and plastic use is a hot topic in California, from recycling centers closing all over the state to China no longer accepting a majority of our plastic waste stocks.
Bill to limit independent contractor status passes final committee
Legislation that would make employees out of most independent contractors passed the California Senate Appropriations Committee Friday and will now head to a final vote before the full State Senate.
Millbrae wrangles with rising interest for ‘granny flats’
The Peninsula city is crafting guidelines for increasingly popular granny flats.