The state treasurer is calling California’s tax break program for clean energy companies a “wise and needed one” despite the failure of its most high-profile recipient—the solar startup Solyndra.
California has halted an alternative energy program following the bankruptcy of Solyndra, a Fremont solar company that received $25 million in state tax breaks.
Several investors in high-tech companies are putting their dollars into campaigns for the San Francisco mayoral race.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is making it clear – she wants technology firms to consider abandoning San Francisco in favor of Oakland.
San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood has added a new tenant to its growing roster of businesses persuaded to relocate to the beleaguered stretch of Market Street: the Burning Man headquarters.
The measure passed by the Board of Supervisors 8-3 on Tuesday exempts the microblogging service from paying payroll tax on new hires if it moves to the city’s neglected Mid-Market area.
A controversial piece of legislation was scheduled to be introduced at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting at San Francisco City Hall.
A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee has voted to extend local tax breaks to Twitter and other companies that would relocate to a blighted section of the city.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined Supervisors David Chiu and Jane Kim proposed tax breaks to Twitter and other companies to relocate to the city’s Mid-Market neighborhood.
San Francisco’s Assessor is urging property owners to come in and ask for a tax break if they think the value of their property is down.