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BizSpotlight: Ballons Above the Valley

Balloons Above the Valley, which operates in one o

Inno Under 25: Brooke VanSant exceeds expectations at Moneta Ventures

Brooke VanSant started as an associate at Folsom-based venture capital firm Moneta Ventures right out of college.

Napa Valley’s Seven Stones Estate and Winery sells for $34 million

The 45-acre Napa Valley property includes a 6,600-square-foot main residence, vineyard and winery. Here are the new plans for the site.

Ginkgo Bioworks offers former West Sac Bayer employees stock options

Boston-based Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings Inc. announced that it’s granted nearly 10 million stock options to 139 former Bayer AG employees who work at the campus and labs in West Sacramento that Ginkgo bought from Bayer.

Residential rents in San Francisco are still below pre-pandemic rates — and a full recovery may be a while out

Zipcode-level data shows there are neighborhoods where rental rates have ticked up since the pandemic’s onset. But areas where rents have declined are missing a key demographic of renters.

Another Voice: How the adoption of digital license plates shows California’s advantage for innovation

Neville Boston is co-founder and chief strategy officer of Granite Bay-based Reviver, which has developed a digital license plate.

Fresenius dialysis clinic, WelbeHealth adult day care center approved for project in Elk Grove

Construction could start around early spring 2023.

Wells Fargo makes more layoffs in its beleaguered mortgage business, Bloomberg reports

This is not the first round of layoffs the bank has instituted this year.

All-you-can-eat Korean barbecue and hot pot restaurant KPOT coming to Florin Towne Centre

A growing restaurant chain that merges traditional Asian hot pot and Korean barbecue flavors is planning its first California location, which will be at Florin Towne Centre.

The Funded: Investors are betting $100M that this San Jose startup’s chips can replace fans in laptops

Frore Systems says that its chip can cool computers more efficiently and more quietly than traditional fans.