Wednesday Digest: Uber’s return-to-office plans; Bay Area Nobel Prize winners

Meanwhile, two big Oakland buildings that were transformed into cannabis cultivation centers have been seized through foreclosure by a lender.

5 things to know, including a new pinball business in Rocklin

Here’s what you need to know today.

Meet the Bay Area’s latest Nobel Prize winner, whose companies have zeroed in on cancer and more

The new Nobel winner in chemistry received her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley, did her post-doctoral work at UCSF and made the move from Berkeley to Stanford in 2015.

Meta Platforms real estate executive says company will ‘recalibrate our space’

Meta Platform Inc.’s top real estate executive says the social media giant is looking to shrink its footprint.

California makes digital license plate pilot program permanent, benefiting Granite Bay’s ReviverMX

The startup moved to Granite Bay from the East Bay in 2020.

New wine bar and bottle shop planned for Southside Park neighborhood

A new place to get lunch, purchase bottles of wine or just stop in for a glass of wine in the evenings is expected to open in the Southside Park neighborhood soon.

Norm Hudson steps down as CEO of fast-growing Inszone Insurance

Norm Hudson, founder of fast-growing Rancho Cordova-based Inszone Insurance Services Inc., is stepping down as CEO.

How $1 billion deal with San Francisco biotech could change how we prep for flu season

The company has been without a product on the market since the FDA withdrew emergency use authorization in April of its Covid 19 treatment as the Covid virus mutated.

Why Poshmark’s $1.2B sale is good news for its Bay Area competitors

All of the companies have been sluggish on Wall Street as shop-from-home mania has worn off.

Prominent fintech investor Adam Nash debuts latest venture’s key expansion

A new fintech wants to help more families pursue charitable giving — and not just wealthy families.