Gov. Jerry Brown has unveiled a $1.5 billion investment partnership between an Oakland-based developer and a China-based investor which will create 10,000 jobs in the state, according to the governor’s press office.
As Gov. Jerry Brown makes his first trip out of the country as governor, the man who might someday seek to replace him has a temporary chance to oversee the affairs of the nation’s most populous state.
Gov. Jerry Brown started a week-long trade mission to China on Monday, along with several California business leaders, to seek investments that will benefit the state.
Gov. Jerry Brown will be eyeing China’s massive high-speed rail system as he tries to lure billions of dollars in investments to California during his trip to the country next week.
The NBA is going overseas for eight pre-season games in October, with stops in Europe, Asia and South America. In China, the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers will play each other on Oct. 15 in Beijing and then again three days later in Shanghai.
Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.
California tourism officials are already upbeat about the number of visitors who head for the Golden State. As it stands, California has the world’s tenth largest travel economy.
It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.
China’s new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.
An international trade dispute over wire hangers is being felt by Bay Area dry cleaners, and customers could end up paying for it.