Archive for May 2020
Downtown businesses damaged by looting may face ‘long road to recovery’
Sacramento businesses were looted during Saturday night protests tied to the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck.
S.F. credit card for startups unicorn lays off 62 people
Another San Francisco billion-dollar valued startup sheds employees in light of the financial downturn caused by Covid-19.
New measure on November ballot could dramatically impact property taxes
A titanic battle on the November ballot awaits commercial real estate interests and investors, seeking to stop the most dramatic change to their property taxes in more than 40 years.
Food delivery company Trifecta lands deal with fast-growing fitness company
This is the latest in a series of alliances with athletics and training companies for Trifecta.
San Mateo County cautiously lifts more shelter-in-place rules for businesses, reopens beaches
The Peninsula's new shelter-in-place rules, effective Monday, "are being made in attempt to strike a balance," county health officer Dr. Scott Morrow said.
Sacramento Business Journal parent company joins lawsuit seeking PPP data
American City Business Journals and five other news outlets, including ABC and CNN, have joined a lawsuit that seeks detailed information about the $659 billion Paycheck Protection Program.
Pacific Ethanol CEO Koehler to retire
The head of renewable fuel company Pacific Ethanol Inc. announced he will retire at the end of September from the Sacramento region’s largest publicly traded company.
Cal Fit gives window into how its gyms will look when they reopen
Even without a reopening date, California Family Fitness is preparing its members for gyms that will look differently in the future.
Startups ditch their offices, ponder a life away from S.F.
In the wake of Covid, and having been working remotely from home for 2 months, many founders of early-stage startups reconsider the value of being located in the one of most expensive cities in the world.
Lane Partners lays out plans to develop R&D campus in Berkeley
The new development is envisioned to accommodate one or more companies and bring 1,300-1,600 jobs to Berkeley.