Hedge Fund Fighting To Keep RadioShack Brand AliveStandard General, which is partnering with Sprint, has upped its bid for the bankrupt chain by $20-million dollars to $165-million, in a bid to keep more than 1,700 stores open, co-branding them between Radio Shack and Sprint, and saving around 7,500 jobs.
Ugly Situation After Skin Care Clinic ClosesA national chain of skin care clinics has reportedly filed for protection from its creditors in bankruptcy court, leaving thousands of customers who paid money up-front for services wondering what to do next.
Delayed Bay Area Bike Share Expansion Could Move Forward With New Push For Funding Supporters of Bay Area Bike Share are hoping to get expansion plans back in the fast lane after financial woes have created delays.
After Emerging From Bankruptcy, Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Is Major Test For VallejoThe quake — although it exacted a greater toll in damage and injuries in Napa Valley — was the latest blow to a hard-luck community that has weathered years of bankruptcy and is now beset by poverty, gangs and crime.
Bay Area Bryman For-Profit Colleges Close With Little Notice To StudentsBryman College Monday closed BioHealth College in San Jose and its other for-profit colleges in Hayward, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose, according to the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education.
Bay Area Bike Share Expanding Despite Bicycle Maker’s BankruptcyThe Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding Wednesday morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.
Phil Matier: Detroit Bankruptcy Case Has Major Implications For CaliforniaCities in California are watching how the bankruptcy case plays out in Michigan, and whether it might affect their own proceedings in California.
SF's Ecotality, Maker Of Electric Car Chargers, Files For BankruptcyEcotality, which makes charging systems for electric vehicles, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and wants to sell its assets in an auction.
Mi Pueblo Grocery Store Chain Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy A Mi Pueblo spokeswoman assures that customers of the grocery chain won't feel the effects of the companies bankruptcy filing. Meanwhile Smart & Final is opening a store in East San Jose.
Calif. Electric Car Maker CODA Files For Chapter 11, Sold Only 100 CarsElectric car maker CODA Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday after selling just 100 cars and said it plans to quit the auto business altogether.
Stockton Becomes Most Populous City In Nation To Enter BankruptcyThe people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.
Singer Warwick Files For Bankruptcy, Owes Millions To Calif. Tax BoardSinger Dionne Warwick claims in a recent bankruptcy filing that she owes nearly $10 million in back taxes and her monthly expenses exceed $20,000.