Industry

Campaign 2014

Staggering Campaign Contributions In Many California Races And Proposals

California may not have the hotly contested, high-profile races for U.S. Senator or governor that some other states do this year, but it’s still attracting some of the biggest campaign spending in the country.

10/21/2014

Darth Vader & George Lucas

George Lucas Suggests Star Wars Would Never Get Green Light In Hollywood Today

George Lucas doesn’t have a lot of faith in the creativity of the executives running major Hollywood studios.

10/20/2014

A sign is posted in front of the Cisco Systems headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Layoffs Reported For San Jose-Based Cisco

Cisco says it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or eight percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring.

08/13/2014

A man tries out Google Glass.

3 San Francisco Firms Among 5 Companies Selected As Certified Google Glass At Work Partners

Google has partnered with a handful of developers to create specialized Google Glass versions for use in daily business functions.

06/17/2014

1. Toyota Corolla (1966 – )

Toyota’s Texas Move Leaves California Headquarters In The Dust

Toyota’s announcement this week that it’s moving 3,000 sales and finance jobs from Southern California to Texas leaves the Torrance headquarters behind in the dust.

04/29/2014

Worker drinks a bottle of water while working outdoors

SF’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban Proposal Puts Industry Against Environmentalists

San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu’s plastic water bottle ban proposal was heard before a Board of Supervisors’ committee Monday and will go before the full board March 4th.

02/25/2014

Technology Business Leaders Address Salesforce Conference

Phil Matier: Height A Factor In Proposed SF Moscone Center Expansion

A proposed expansion of San Francisco’s Moscone Center has some residents in the city’s SoMa District upset over height issues, but with tech and tourism driving local industry, the only way to build just might be up.

02/21/2014

(AP)

KCBS In Depth: UCSF Dr. Stanton Glantz On Smoking And The Tobacco Industry

50 years after the Surgeon General’s report labeled cigarettes as a cause of serious health problems, one UCSF doctor says the problem still persists because the tobacco industry remains politically powerful.

02/17/2014

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Newborn Baby Found In SoCal Recycling Yard

Homicide detectives were investigating the death of a newborn baby found in a waste collection firm’s Southern California recycling yard.

12/11/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56,732 other followers