2020 COVID Pandemic Killed Many Retail, Restaurant Chains: The Death Toll, Month-by-MonthThe coronavirus pandemic, massive amounts of debt and a shift in shopping as well as dining habits created a lethal cocktail of bankruptcies and closures in 2020.
'Production And Logistics Hell' - Elon Musk Said Tesla Was Close To BankruptcyTesla has become the most valuable and (by some measures) the most profitable automaker in the world. But a short while ago, the Bay Area based manufacturer of electric vehicles nearly toppled into bankruptcy.
High-End French Kitchen Retailer 'Sur La Table' Files For Chapter 11 BankruptcyThe French kitchen goods store that has brought a bit of provence to American cooks, 'Sur La Table' filed for Voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
24 Hour Fitness Files For Bankruptcy, Blames Coronavirus PandemicNational gym chain 24 Hour Fitness, based in San Ramon, has filed for bankruptcy after the Covid-19 pandemic forced its facilities shut for months.
PG&E Leaving San Francisco After 115 Years; Moving Headquarters To OaklandPacific Gas and Electric Corporation announced Monday it is leaving its longtime headquarters in San Francisco, established more than 100 years ago, and moving across the bay to Oakland.
Federal Judge Calls PG&E 'Recalcitrant Criminal,' Delays New Probation RulingA federal judge in San Francisco called PG&E "a recalcitrant criminal" at a hearing on Thursday, but delayed ruling on whether to impose additional strict probation conditions aimed at preventing catastrophic wildfires.
Hertz Car Rental Files For Bankruptcy Due To Coronavirus PandemicHertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company’s business.
JCPenney To Close Nearly 30% Of Its Stores In Bankruptcy PlanJCPenney plans to close nearly 200 stores this year and an additional 50 stores next year.
COVID-19 Pandemic Pushes Troubled Retailer J.C. Penney To BankruptcyThe coronavirus pandemic has pushed the storied but troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major retailer to meet that fate.
PG&E To Use Funds For Wildfire Victims To Pay For Camp Fire CrimesPG&E is warning its elaborate plan for getting out of bankruptcy might collapse if the utility can’t pay for its criminal liability in the deadly Camp Fire by taking money away from a fund set up to compensate victims for their losses.
PG&E Reaches Bankruptcy Deal With Gov. NewsomPacific Gas & Electric and California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a deal Friday for the nation’s largest utility to emerge from bankruptcy triggered by massive liabilities from wildfires.
Court Approves PG&E's $23 Billion Financing Plan To Pay For California's Catastrophic WildfiresPG&E won court approval to raise $23 billion to help pay its bills over destructive California wildfires after Gov. Gavin Newsom dropped his opposition to a financing package designed to help the nation’s largest utility get out of bankruptcy.
Federal Judge Rips PG&E's Wildfire Mitigation Shortfalls, Demands It Hire More Tree TrimmersA federal judge scolded PG&E officials Wednesday, harshly criticizing them for falling short on the utility's wildfire mitigation plan and threatening to withhold their executive bonuses.
Pier 1 Imports Files For Bankruptcy Protection
California Gold-Rush-Era Newspaper Publisher McClatchy Files for BankruptcyMcClatchy, the publisher of the Sacramento Bee, Miami Herald and dozens of other newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection as it struggles to pay off debt while revenue shrinks