Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.
A commuter shuttle and SUV collided on San Francisco’s Divisadero Street Friday morning, blocking traffic on the thoroughfare, police and Municipal Railway officials said.
Hundreds of high-paying jobs with excellent benefits are up for grabs in the Bay Area, if you know where to look. ConsumerWatch has identified several firms seeking qualified career-seekers.
Genentech expects to fill nearly 600 new positions this year, many at their South San Francisco headquarters. The Bay Area biotech giant consistently lands on Fortune Magazine’s list of top companies to work for.
Genentech is studying whether intervention can stop Alzheimer’s from developing in people genetically predisposed to the disease.
Cupertino-based Apple Inc. has named board member Arthur Levinson as its chairman. He fills a vacancy left open when Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died last month.
Governor Jerry Brown wants California to adopt the same corporate tax policy that’s worked in Texas, Massachusetts and most of the states, but Republicans have denounced the proposal as just another tax increase that will hurt businesses.
Rents in San Francisco are on the rise, up 13 percent from a year ago. Supply is short, partially because so many people are looking to live in the city but work elsewhere as corporate commuter shuttles make it easier for workers.
Included in the cuts are 200 jobs at Genentech’s South San Francisco headquarters and 100 jobs at Genentech’s Vacaville research facility, officials told CBS 5 on Thursday.
Genentech Inc. spent just over $1.2 million lobbying the federal government in the third quarter, according to a recent disclosure form.