Bay Area gas rises above $6.10 as California hits new high

California’s average gasoline price topped $6 a gallon for the first time on Tuesday, just two months after drivers were stunned to see $5 prices at the pump for the first time. And there are no signs of a decline anytime soon. In San Jose, prices averaged $6.12 on Tuesday, …

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The top seven drivers of consumer installment borrowing with credit cards

DUBLIN, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Installment Loans: Fintechs Gain Ground on Installment Loan Forecasts $212 billion“ report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The report explains the situation of consumer installment loans in United States and how fintechs and financial companies are now overtaking banks and credit …

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Bay Area is last place with rent below pre-pandemic levels

The Bay Area is the last place in the United States with rental prices below pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report from Apartment List. Sounds like a rosy headline – for us tenants at least – but the question remains how long the “depressed” prices will last. New data …

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San Francisco Giants’ Tommy La Stella reinstated from IL, makes season debut at Colorado Rockies

DENVER — San Francisco Giants infielder Tommy La Stella was reinstated Monday from the 10-day injured list and made his season debut at Colorado. In other moves, the Giants moved right-hander Anthony DeSclafani (inflamed right ankle) to the 60-day injured list and moved outfielder Luis González to Triple-A Sacramento. Right-hander …

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Emory University student-run venture capital fund focuses on underrepresented entrepreneurs

Peachtree Minority Venture Fund gives Emory students a hands-on opportunity to learn about … [+] venture capital while providing capital to minority entrepreneurs. Humza Mirza. The venture capital industry is reckoning with its lack of diversity since the 2020 murder of George Floyd. But despite companies’ efforts to hire more …

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The capital is rapidly evolving on its way to becoming Silicon Valley

The capital is rapidly evolving on its way to becoming Silicon Valley Aiming to bring the Silicon Valley model to the capital, the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality broke new ground. The IT department organized the electronic game marathon called “DevJam” in order to encourage young entrepreneurs and ensure the development of …

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Mid-Century Modern Bay Area Home Sells for $1 Million More Than Asked

May 15, 2022Updated: May 15, 2022 08:57 A home in El Cerrito sold for over $1 million in April 2022. Google Street View An El Cerrito home has sold for a million dollars and more on its listing price of $1.295 million. The winning bid was an all-cash offer, KPIX …

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Credit card rates are still set at 2% per month

MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is expected to keep the cap on credit card transactions at 2% per month or 24% per annum in a low interest rate environment as the country continues to recover from the impact of the pandemic. Subject to confirmation by the …

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San Francisco police commissioner pleads for reform, reducing police power in traffic stops

PC: sfgov.org By Mansour Taleb-Ahmed SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — San Francisco Police Commissioner Max Carter-Oberstone introduced a new law here that would ban most traffic stops, to benefit criminal and racial justice and public safety, according to local news and national last week. The commissioner explained: ‘We will never know …

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Gennext in family offices is not afraid of riskier assets

Investment products, from vanilla common stock PMS funds to complicated alternative investment products, long-term debt funds, private equity, venture capital and even peer-to-peer lending are now structured in the context of the “investment commitments” received from the bulging family in parentheses pools of offices. But what makes family offices (FOs) …

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Perry: Addressing homelessness in the June 7 election

More than any other issue, the upcoming June 7 primary election in Santa Clara County revolves around what to do about homelessness. The explosion of this humanitarian crisis in the wealthiest part of the world has made it impossible to ignore, and since the majority of homeless people are people …

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Worldwide Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Cut to “C+” at TheStreet

Worldwide Acceptance (NASDAQ: WRLD – Get a rating) was downgraded by equity analysts TheStreet from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report released Thursday, TheStreetRatingsTable reports. A number of other stock analysts have also recently released reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded World Acceptance from …

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After Tragic Shootings on Bay Area Freeway, Newsom Announces Funding for Cameras

OAKLAND — Following dozens of highway shootings in the Bay Area, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced funding to install cameras. Family members who have lost loved ones say the cameras can’t come fast enough. There have been 48 highway shootings in the Bay Area over the course of a year, all …

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San Francisco woman choked unconscious in brazen attack, thanking speedy neighbors for saving her

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco woman thanks her quick-thinking neighbors who saved her life after she was brazenly strangled and tackled to the ground. These people are now being praised for their actions by community leaders and the police. “I noticed him screaming in the background. That’s when he …

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Elon Musk says Twitter deal on hold pending fake account details

Elon Musk, during an event at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, United States, Thursday, October 10, 2019. Bloomberg/Getty Elon Musk announced Friday that his Twitter deal is on hold until he receives more information about the number of fake accounts on the social media platform. In a follow-up tweet about …

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Site of fatal VTA shooting demolished

VTA has taken another step to try to move forward after last year’s tragic shooting at Guadalupe Light Rail Yard. On May 11, the demolition of Building B began. Work is part of the healing process for VTA employees. Building B housed VTA’s Way Power and Signal (WP&S) teams. Six …

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Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) CEO Sells $409,805.00 in Stock

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) CEO Peter S. Ho sold 5,500 shares of the company in a trade that took place on Tuesday, May 10. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.51, for a total transaction of $409,805.00. Following the completion of …

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2 North Bay men found guilty of kidnapping and raping San Francisco woman sentenced to life in prison

The two men convicted of abducting a woman from the streets of San Francisco, beating her as they drove north and raping her in a Sonoma parking lot were sentenced to prison on Wednesday at life. Fredi Lopez-Flores and Christian Quintero appeared handcuffed in a Sonoma County courtroom for sentencing …

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Ripple valued at over $11 billion after last funding round

May 11 (Reuters) – HR software company Rippling said on Wednesday it was valued at $11.25 billion after a $250 million funding round led by venture capital firms Bedrock and Kleiner Perkins. The San Francisco-based company offers services for businesses to manage their human resources and information technology operations, such …

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San Jose becomes the latest city to ban ghost weapons

San Jose bans ghost guns — untraceable firearms that have increasingly been found at Santa Clara County crime scenes over the past six years. The ban is the latest attempt by city leaders to reduce gun violence in the country’s tenth-largest city. While the federal government and California passed recent …

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HAWTHORN BANCSHARES, INC. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (Form 10-Q)

Forward-looking statements This report contains certain forward-looking statements regarding the financial condition, results of operations, plans, objectives, future performance and activities of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc.and its affiliates (collectively, the Company, we, us or our), including without limitation: •statements that are not historical in nature, and •statements preceded, followed by or …

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The number of office vacancies hits a new high in the San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco commercial real estate vacancy rate hits 24% as companies like Splunk cut staff Data analytics company Splunk isn’t moving its headquarters, but it’s downsizing its offices in downtown San Francisco. The move is part of a larger trend as commercial real estate vacancies have increased and become a …

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Serial burglar convicted of targeting San Francisco businesses gets ‘lenient plea deal’, court documents show

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A known repeat offender with an extensive criminal history of theft from San Francisco businesses has been charged with 16 counts of burglary and robbery, but nearly all of them were fired, according to court documents. Prior to these recent charges, the defendant, Nathan Picco, had …

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Freedom Financial Network named “Best Workplace in the Bay Area” by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal

Leading digital personal finance company earns spot for sixth time SAN MATEO, Calif., May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Financial Network (FFN), a leading digital personal finance company, today announced that it has been appointed to 2022 Best Workplaces in the Bay Areaan annual list presented by the San Francisco …

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Brokers expect Enova International, Inc. (NYSE: ENVA) to post quarterly sales of $405.39 million

Analysts expect Enova International, Inc. (NYSE:ENVA – Get a rating) to announce sales of $405.39 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have released earnings estimates for Enova International. The highest sales estimate is $409.00 million and the lowest is $401.78 million. Enova International recorded …

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California mother-of-two and pilot ‘friend’ killed in San Francisco-Bay area plane crash

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A California mother of two high school students and her pilot friend died Friday in a plane crash near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that two of the people on board the plane had been …

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Raise funds on trust, says Mathilde Collin, CEO of Front – TechCrunch

Startups need capital and often raise funds from investors. It requires a pitch, numbers, stats and a story. And the time must be correct. The key to timing is simple, according to this CEO: fundraise when your confidence is high. Every week on TechCrunch Live, investors and entrepreneurs share lessons …

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Santiago Ernesto Ramos Aguilar (1921 – 2022)

Santiago Ernesto Ramos Aguilar, affectionately known by his wife and close friends as Chanty, was born in Apulo, Ilopango, El Salvador was born on December 1, 1921, son of Francisco Aguilar and Sebastiana Ramos who died at the age of 100 years old at his home in Sunnyvale, Calif., on …

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Regional management (NYSE:RM) releases quarterly results and beats expectations of $0.76 per EPS

Regional Directorate (NYSE:RM – Get a rating) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The credit service provider reported EPS of $2.67 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.91 by $0.76, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Regional Management generated a net margin of 19.92% and a return on equity of …

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5 Bay Area homeowners sue Alameda Co. claiming COVID eviction moratorium ‘unlawful’

ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) – Five Bay Area landlords are suing Alameda County “alleging that its eviction moratorium violates the constitutional rights of rental housing providers and violates state law” . Rakesh and Tripti Jain are among the owners suing the county. The Jain family rented their house in Fremont …

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The San Francisco restaurant that took people around the world reaches its final destination

After a 25-year run, Pomelo is closing – and the giant green fruit hanging over its front door will be gone for good. Marcia Gagliardi, also known as Tablehopper, first reported that the citrus-named restaurant at 92 Judah Street last closed on April 30. It opened in October 1997. In …

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How Brett Gibson went from making pizza to starting Capital VC

Initialized Capital’s Brett Gibson quit his job as a pizza maker to learn to code. He became a serial startup founder, then met his future colleague Garry Tan at Y Combinator. Tan then brought Gibson to work with him in his startup, Posterous, then Initialized. After earning a philosophy degree …

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San Jose kicks off tourism return after COVID travel collapse

SAN JOSE — Business leaders launched a quest Thursday to recoup the mammoth amounts of travel and leisure business that San Jose has lost due to coronavirus-related economic shutdowns. “San Jose is open for business,” said Derrick Seaver, general manager of the San Jose Chamber of Commerce. Still, San Jose’s …

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Bancorp, Inc. Clients to Post Fiscal 2022 Earnings of $7.75 Per Share, According to DA Davidson Forecast (NYSE: CUBI)

Bancorp, Inc. Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) – DA Davidson analysts raised their earnings per share estimate for fiscal year 2022 for Customers Bancorp in a report released Tuesday, May 3. DA Davidson analyst R. Gunther now expects the bank to post earnings of $7.75 per share for …

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LGBTQ+ youth are on the front lines of massive setbacks for equality

A joint report by News is Out member publications: Bay Area Reporter, Dallas Voice, Philadelphia Gay News, Q Voice News, Tagg Magazine, Washington Blade and Windy City Times. The LGBTQ+ community faces wide-ranging attacks from state governments, with most proposed and passed laws focusing on LGBTQ+ youth. News is Out …

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San Francisco will face the Cardinals in Mexico City

As part of the NFL’s International Series, the 49ers will travel to Mexico City on Monday Night Football this season to take on the Cardinals. There was some anticipation that the San Francisco 49ers would be one of the teams the NFL would send outside the United States this season …

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Fractional home equity lender Point raises $115 million

Fintech and Fractional Home Equity Lender Indicate raised an additional $115 million through a Series C fundraising round led by a venture capital firm West Cape. The capital will be used to accelerate Point’s growth in the $25 trillion real estate market, according to company co-founder and CEO Eddie Lim. …

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Apply and Win a $1 Million Investment Prize

SAN JOSE, CA., May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Startup World Cup is back in Silicon Valley! The Silicon Valley regional competition is scheduled for June 2, 2022 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The Startup World Cup is looking for the best and brightest startups to …

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C&F Financial Co. (NASDAQ:CFFI) Short Interest Up 20.0% in April

C&F Financial Co. (NASDAQ: CFFI – Get a rating) recorded a significant increase in short-term interest in April. As of April 15, there was short interest totaling 3,000 shares, an increase of 20.0% from the March 31 total of 2,500 shares. Currently, 0.1% of the company’s shares are sold short. …

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San Marcos High School principal to leave for Bay Area job opportunity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — San Marcos High School principal Dr. Kip Glazer will step down as high school principal for another major Bay Area gig, according to the Santa Barbara Unified School District. District spokesman Nick Masuda confirmed Glazer told her staff she would be leaving Monday afternoon. Glazer sent …

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Warriors fans flock to Chase Center in San Francisco to witness Game 1 win – CBS San Francisco

Warriors fans flock to Chase Center in San Francisco to witness Game 1 winThere were nervous moments as hundreds of fans flocked to watch the Warriors Game 1 playoff win in Memphis 45 minutes ago First weather alert for Monday morningTemperatures will rise this week 3 hours ago PIX NowMonday …

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A third hospitality model that major brands have all but ignored

Skift grip Investment manager LaSalle is betting on Numa, a hotel start-up. The deal suggests that some institutional investors are attracted to a market segment that has little appeal to big brands. Sean O’Neill Hotel owners have long been faced with two choices: manage independently or become franchisees. But a …

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Indian-born Nand Mulchandani is the CIA’s first intelligence chief

Nand Mulchandani, an Indian-American computer expert from Silicon Valley who studied at a school in Delhi, has been named the first-ever Chief Technology Officer of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). CECENTRt’s announcement for the coveted position was made by director William J Burns on social media. According …

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Income, debt, examples of ordinary Americans

The typical middle-class American earns between about $30,000 and $90,000 A single American earning between $30,000 and $90,000 a year is an average income, according to Pew. A two-person household would need to earn between $42,000 and $127,000 to qualify. Just over half of Americans surveyed by Mutuelle du Nord-Ouest …

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Bay Area Bike Champions Named – The Vacaville Reporter

It’s Bike Month and Bay Area Bike to Wherever Days organizers have named the winners of the 2022 Bike Champion of the Year awards, one of which is from Solano County. The honor goes to runners from all nine Bay Area counties for their commitment tothe bicycle as the main …

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San Francisco 49ers scout picks Brock Purdy

Ever since what happened that October 2018 afternoon in Stillwater, Oklahoma – everyone knew Brock Purdy was destined for Iowa state greatness. But headed to the San Francisco 49ers as the final pick in the NFL Draft? “It’s everyone’s dream to hear your name called on draft day,” Purdy said. …

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The CURO Group (CURO) will publish its results on Monday

CURO Group (NYSE: CURO – Get a rating) is expected to release its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, May 2. Analysts expect the company to report earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter. CURO Group (NYSE: CURO – Get a rating) last reported its quarterly …

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Get ready for the annual “Give Local Bay” giving campaign and help area nonprofits

BAY CITY, MI — An annual push to provide area nonprofits with a major fundraiser returns for another year. The annual “Give Local Bay” fundraiser is set to return in May 2022. This fundraiser is led by the Bay Area Community Foundation in coordination with LiUNA Local 1098. The fundraiser …

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Young Women’s Choral Projects of San Francisco Announces Appointment of Interim Artistic Director and Chief of Staff

San Francisco Young Women’s Choral Projects announcement that Dr. Martin Welcome will be be the Temp worker Artistic director and Chief of Staff for the 2022-2023 season. dr. Welcome been born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and won a doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Direction from Boston University, a AMF …

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Google selects 11 startups for climate change accelerator

Google announced 11 companies for the second Google Startup Accelerator: Climate Change cohort. This ten-week program consists of intensive workshops and expert mentorship designed to help growth-stage startups focused on sustainability learn technical, product and leadership best practices. here are the 11 startups selected using technology to improve our planet: …

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Does requesting a credit limit increase affect your credit score?

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. To increase your credit limit, simply call customer service or submit …

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East Bay union challenges AC Transit’s voluntary masking rule

(KRON) – The East Bay Transit Riders Union has called on the AC Transit board to reinstate a mask mandate on their buses. The union, according to its website, is an East Bay transit organization dedicated to the expansion and survival of transit in the East Bay area. The decision …

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The debate over SF’s quadruplex housing is getting more heated

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors hopes that three plus two will eventually total four. On Monday, an already deep debate about legalizing fourplexes in the city’s single-family neighborhoods grew even wider, as three competing proposals rose two to five. But the debate is in much the same shape as …

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Atlanta beauty brand receives $1.2 million investment to grow business and create jobs

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Herb’N Eden, a natural baths and beauty company, has received $1.2 million in funding to go toward business development. The Douglasville-based, black-owned company closed the deal with Mercantile Venture Capital and The Core Venture Studio in April. Husband and wife team Quinton and Terran Lewis founded …

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Palo Alto bets on business tax for housing and transportation projects | News

If Palo Alto voters approve a new business tax in November, improving affordable housing and transportation will likely eat up much of the revenue the city collects, the city council agreed Monday. The council is still fine-tuning the tax measure, which members have been discussing for years and which continues …

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Recent Research Analyst Ratings Updates for Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 04/19/2022 – Synchrony Financial has had its price target raised by BMO Capital Markets analysts from $49.00 to $52.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the title. 04/19/2022 – Synchrony Financial has had its …

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49ers 2022 draft pick: When does San Francisco pick? Full List of NFL Draft Picks

San Francisco finds itself in a strange situation heading into the 2022 NFL Draft. While they don’t have a ton of holes in the roster, the 49ers don’t have a pick until No. 61 overall, and the Jimmy Garoppolo’s impending situation makes the team’s quarterback prospects for next year uncertain, …

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App-based GR bike repair startup among Michigan VC’s latest investments

AThe Grand Rapids startup seeks to do for biking what Uber and Lyft did for transportation or DoorDash, Instacart and similar companies did for food delivery and retail. Bike Inc. plans to launch next week, offering consumers what founders David Hopson and Jared Lebel consider a much more convenient way …

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Big Tech hiring cements Canada’s status as Silicon Valley North – but there’s a catch

Recent moves by US tech giants Meta, Google and Amazon to significantly boost their presence and staffing levels in Canada have cemented the country’s status as a growing hub for tech talent. While Canada’s tech boom may be good news for those who dream of working for these tech giants, …

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Bank First (NASDAQ:BFC) vs. Citigroup (NYSE:C) Financial Review

Citigroup (NYSE:C – Get a rating) and Bank First (NASDAQ: BFC – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk. Dividends Citigroup pays an …

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For Ukrainian babies, the Bay Area group sends portable incubators

Two hundred portable incubators, made using technology co-invented by a Stanford MBA more than 10 years ago, are on track to provide life-saving warmth to babies born prematurely in bomb shelters and hospitals in Ukraine. Sleeping bags like incubators, which do not require a constant source of electricity, are being …

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San Francisco 2022 performance review: Matthias Goerne and Seong-Jin Cho in recital

On Saturday, April 9, 2022, San Francisco Performances presented acclaimed German baritone Matthias Goerne and remarkable young, award-winning Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho in an extraordinary concert. The performance was like being in a mountain retreat on a distant planet, drinking distilled ambrosia while listening to rare melodies in an exotic …

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South Africa’s most active venture capital firm.

Endeavor South Africa doubled its initial target of Harvest Fund II with R190 million raised at the fund’s final close. The fund has already invested in 10 companies over the past year, the first being flexible club and the most recent being supported by Sequoia Clickatellmaking him South Africa’s most …

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Driving innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley

On this week’s episode of the Priorities podcast, in San Jose, Calif., Chief Innovation Officer Clay Garner talks about how he’s trying to address digital equity and emerging technologies in the heart of Silicon Valley. Garner, who took office in January, said his top priorities were bridging the digital divide, …

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Fiverr International Inc (NYSE:FVRR) vs. Bread Financial Inc (NYSE:BFH) Head to Head Contrast

Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH – Get a rating) and Fiverr International (NYSE: FVRR – Get a rating) are both mid-sized business services companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, and analyst recommendations. Benefits and evaluation …

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Tampa Bay-area couple paid for grill in full, then got charged again months later

Credit score has dropped even though their documents show they don’t owe the debt ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (WFLA) — Sandra and Bill Wiseman are thrifty. They say if they can’t afford it, they don’t buy it. In October, just after leaving New York for Florida, they bought a grill from Home …

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A pea-sized to marble hail is possible in the San Francisco Bay Area this week

A storm system threatening the San Francisco Bay Area is expected to bring moderate rainfall, isolated thunderstorms and the possibility of pea-sized to marble-sized hail Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. The light rain showers that drenched the region earlier this week will be followed by a stronger storm …

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VC ‘bottom feeders’, valuation calculator, think like an investor – TechCrunch

Farmers are not bothered when the price of maize drops; likewise, there’s no reason for startup founders to lose their joy because publicly traded tech stocks are undercutting their valuations. If making as much money as possible is your main goal, prepare to be disappointed. Accepting a down round or …

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Elon Musk thinks Twitter’s algorithm should be public. Here’s what it could mean

By Rachel Metz | CNN Business On March 24, a few weeks before he offered to buy TwitterElon Musk published a poll on the social media platform“Twitter’s algorithm should be open source,” he wrote, with options for users to vote “yes” or “no.” Some of Twitter’s technology is already open …

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Short-term interest for Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: CUBI) customers rises 26.7%

Bancorp, Inc. Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) was the target of a surge in short-term interest in March. As of March 31, there was short interest totaling 1,470,000 shares, an increase of 26.7% from the March 15 total of 1,160,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of …

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Why are so many Bay Area school board recall efforts failing during the pandemic? – Times Herald

After a year of recall fever that propelled California into the national spotlight with attempts to impeach Governor Gavin Newsom and other elected leaders, a similar trend is sweeping school boards across the state. Although most attempts have failed at a much higher rate than before the pandemic, state lawmakers …

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School segregation harms the health and well-being of black children

According to a UC San Francisco study published in Pediatrics. Black girls were more likely than black boys to drink alcohol in response to increased school segregation. The research provides some of the first evidence of the relationship between recent increases in racial segregation in school and the well-being of …

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Chinese company aims to circumvent US sanctions: expert

CONCERTED EFFORT: A planned venture capital fund will likely serve as a platform to boost competition and acquire technology from the United States, an expert said. A plan by a group of Chinese military and business institutions to invest $471 million in the creation of a venture capital fund aims …

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Twingate secures $42 million from BOND

THE TOWN OF REDWOOD — Twingate, a cybersecurity company implementing Zero Trust security, secured $42 million in Series B funding. The round was led by BOND, with participation from existing investors WndrCo, 8VC and SignalFire. The latest investment brings Twingate’s total funding to $67 million. With this new funding, Twingate …

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$1.55 per share earnings expected for Enova International, Inc. (NYSE: ENVA) this quarter

The brokerages expect Enova International, Inc. (NYSE: ENVA – Get a rating) to report earnings per share of $1.55 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made earnings estimates for Enova International. The highest EPS estimate is $1.57 and the lowest is $1.52. Enova International reported …

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Should mask mandates return? Why Bay Area Doctors Say We’re Better With Recommendations, For Now

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — It will be a busy weekend with people from across the Bay Area celebrating Easter and Passover. For many, this will be the first unrestricted gathering in years. But doctors want to remind everyone that COVID-19 is still a dangerous threat. “The recommendations really haven’t changed,” …

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San Francisco newspaper says Feinstein should quit if mentally unfit

The editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday called on Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) to resign, arguing that her reporting shows she is mentally unfit to take on the job. The editorial was published following a newspaper article that raised concerns about Feinstein’s mental health and memory abilities …

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Could the California economy handle a real estate crash? – Silicon Valley

“bubble watch” explores trends that may indicate upcoming economic and/or housing market problems. Buzz: The California economy is at modest risk of seeing its business growth held back by severe real estate weakness relative to other states. Source: My trusty spreadsheet analyzed state-by-state gross domestic product data for 2021 from …

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Nearly half of Americans are ‘financially stressed’

Inflation stresses people out. New research shows nearly half of American workers are “financially stressed.” Twenty percent regularly run out of money between paychecks. “In general, people have to spend more to get the same things,” said Dan Macklin, CEO of Financing of salaries, who authored the study. “Although salaries …

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Grenada, Stampede Champion, New #1

Bay Area News Group Top 20 (Mercury News & East Bay Time) N°1 GRENADA (16-1) Previous ranking: 3 What’s happened since last standings: Won the Livermore Stampede Championship with a 6-3 victory over Sheldon-Sacramento in the championship game. Earlier in the tournament, the Matadors beat Dublin 8-0, lost to Benicia …

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Alyssa Nakken, 31, makes major league history as the first woman to coach on the court in a regular season game for the San Francisco Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Alyssa Nakken made major league history as the first woman to coach on the field in a regular season game when she took over for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night against San Diego. . Nakken came on to coach first base for the Giants in …

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Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, Bessemer Venture Partners, First Round Capital – Blackswan Real Estate

The latest competent intelligence report released by WMR with the title “Rising Demand and Opportunities for Global Venture Capital Funding Market 2022“Provides a sorted picture of the Venture Capital Funding industry through the analysis of research and information gathered from various sources which has the ability to help the decision …

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US Representative Ro Khanna discusses Big Tech at the Harvard IOP Forum | News

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (D-California) spoke about the role of technology in the future of the U.S. economy while discussing his new book at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday evening. Harvard professors Michael J. Sandel and Amartya K. Sen joined Khanna at the event, which was moderated …

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Synchrony Financial – Consensus indicates 45.4% upside potential

Synchrony Financial with ticker code (SYF) now have 18 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Buy”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 65 and 40, with the middle target price at 51.83. Together with the stock’s previous close at …

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Benicia Port fire is under control, but damage could impact gas prices in the Bay Area, city official says

BENICIA, Calif. (KGO) — Fierce flames swept across a pier in Benicia Harbor sending up thick black smoke. The four-alarm fire started on Saturday afternoon near a silo filled with petroleum coke, a byproduct of fuel refining. It then extended to a long wooden dock, topped with concrete. Putting out …

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Ramos shines on debut, Giants edge Marlins 3-2

SAN FRANCISCO — – Heliot Ramos had two hits and scored a run in his major league debut, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Sunday. Mauricio Dubón added an RBI brace for the Giants, who scored the deciding run in the third inning after a …

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Tesla opens huge factory in Texas with the “Cyber ​​Rodeo”

Austin, TX— Tesla welcomed throngs of electric car enthusiasts to Texas on Thursday for a huge party dubbed a “cyber rodeo” to inaugurate a manufacturing plant the size of 100 football fields. Photos and videos flooded Twitter as guests explored the cavernous factory decked out in a distinctive nightclub look. …

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40% to 60% chance of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area

After sweltering weather during the work week, the San Francisco Bay Area is expected to experience cooler temperatures and windy conditions through the weekend and a chance of rain Monday, the National Weather Service said. The ridge of high pressure that hung over California and raised temperatures has collapsed, allowing …

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StockNews.com downgrades regional (NYSE:RM) leadership to buy

Regional Management (NYSE: RM – Get a rating) was downgraded by StockNews.com from a “strong buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note released Friday to investors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded regional management from a “strong buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a Wednesday, Feb. 2 …

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San Francisco election panel rejects removal of its redistricting appointees

After pressing its three appointees to the city’s redistricting task force on how they approached their work to redraw the city’s 11 supervisory districts, the San Francisco Election Commission on Friday rejected calls to withdraw the trio. It came less than 24 hours before the new political map was released …

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How venture capital is creating an inclusive and sustainable future for Southeast Asia

A recent Bloomberg Intelligence report pegged investments in sustainability funds at $53 trillion by 2025, a 40% increase from $37.8 trillion in 2021. While only 11% of respondents in Bain & Co’s 2022 Global M&A Report said they regularly assess ESG today, 65% expect their company is focusing more on …

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Roelof Botha: Sequoia’s pick of leader shows shift in balance of power

When news broke this week that Roelof Botha was in the top job at Sequoia Capital, it was accompanied by the low-key inevitability that has become the hallmark of what is considered by many to be the leading capital firm – Silicon Valley risk. That the 48-year-old South African, who …

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Planning body backs zoning fix for SF gay bathhouses

San Francisco planners have thrown their support behind a proposed zoning change that will allow gay bathhouses and other adult sex venues to open in the city’s historic LGBTQ neighborhoods. City leaders’ goal is to finalize the code update by Pride Month in June. Following the recommendation of city planners, …

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In Case You Missed It: See and Be Seen – San Francisco Bay Times

By Joanie Juster– One of the first lessons I learned as a budding activist so many years ago was the importance of visibility. In the late 1980s, a colleague saw me participate in the annual Harvey Milk and George Moscone Candlelight Walk. The next day he told me how moved …

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Uber gave ‘as little information as possible’ to cops, court: lawsuit

A recently filed lawsuit claims Uber violated federal law by providing “the least amount of information possible” to police and courts in response to subpoenas, search warrants and court orders. San Francisco‘s Soha Malik alleged in her lawsuit that she was fired for raising concerns about the Bay Area ride-hailing …

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First Hawaiian – Consensus indicates upside potential of 8.6%

First Hawaiian with ticker code (FHB) now have 7 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a ‘Hold’ rating. The target price ranges between 34 and 28, with the average target price standing at 30.64. Together with the stock’s previous close at 28.21, this now indicates that there is …

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Bay Area doctor returns from Ukraine, calls experience ‘life-changing’

Bay Area doctor returns from Ukraine, calls experience ‘life-changing’ A family doctor is back home in San Francisco after traveling to Ukraine to offer help. He said he faced a week of air raids, dangerous conditions and described the experience as life changing. SAN FRANCISCO – A family doctor is …

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Oakland-San Francisco Races

Athletics second. Stephen Piscotty reaches on error to deep right center field, advances to 2nd. Field Error by Steven Duggar. Sheldon Neuse goes from single to shortstop. Stephen Piscotty third. Kevin Smith reaches a fielder’s pick to a shallow infield, passes to 2nd. Sheldon Neuse third. Stephen Piscotty at home. …

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Base10 Becomes First Black-Led Venture Capital Firm To Cross $1 Billion In Assets Under Management With New Fund

Base10 Partners was founded by (left to right) TJ Nahigian – former VC at Accel and Coatue, then co-founder and CEO of Jobr (acquired by Monster) – and Adeyemi Ajao, who co-founded two companies and helped launch the arm of Venture Capital from Workday. Base10 Partners At the end of …

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[Funding alert] Silicon Valley-based fintech co Vested Finance raises $12M in Series A

California-based online investment platform Funding acquired said he lifted $12 million in a Series A funding round led by Ayon Capital. Investors such as 9Unicorns, Ankur Warikoo, Dhruvil Sanghvi and Saumil Parekh participated in the round, alongside existing investors such as Tenoneten, Ovo Fund, Wedbush Ventures, IPV and Upscale. The …

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Here’s a wealthy Bay Area couple to watch — Inside Philanthropy

Real estate magnate Charles B. Kushner is the founder of Kushner Companies, which has a multi-regional portfolio valued at over $15 billion. In 2016, Forbes estimated the family’s net worth at $1.8 billion. But when President Donald Trump came to power, the Kushner family made headlines for other reasons: Charles …

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Manhunt continues for 2 shooters who killed 6, injured 12 in Sacramento – CBS San Francisco

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF/AP) — The usual crowds filled the streets as bars and nightclubs closed in Sacramento when the sound of rapid gunfire sent people running in terror. Within seconds, the last American shooting had left six dead and 12 injured. Sacramento police said they were looking for at least …

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PE-VC investments fall 20% QoQ

Chennai: Private Equity – Venture Capital (PE-VC) investments paused during the January-March 2022 period, dropping on a sequential basis from the October-December 2021 quarter. PE-VC firms invested more than $15.1 billion (across 346 deals) in Indian companies in the first three months of 2022, according to data from research firm …

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The best comedies on HBO Max, according to Ranker

HBO Max is quickly becoming one of the leading streaming platforms, thanks to the presence of iconic HBO originals. Many of them are sitcoms with loyal followings, including the likes of Veep and Calm your enthusiasm. At the same time, comedy lovers can also stream non-HBO shows such as BBC …

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Flight cancellations and delays disrupt travelers at SFO and other Bay Area airports

April 2, 2022Updated: April 2, 2022 3:34 p.m. An Alaska Airlines plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport on March 7, 2022. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A series of flight cancellations and delays from two major airlines on Saturday ruined the travel plans of passengers departing from the Bay Area‘s …

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Waymo demonstrates self-driving technology in San Francisco

Waymo has been operating its driverless vehicles in San Francisco since the summer of 2021, but until recently they all had a safety driver behind the wheel. Now the company has announced that one of its specially equipped self-driving Jaguar I-Pace robot taxi for the first time drove in San …

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100X.VC plans to invest Rs 125 crore in 100 start-ups this year

Venture capital firm 100X.VC said on Saturday it plans to invest 125 crore rupees (over $16.5 million) in 100 early-stage start-ups over the next 12 months. The company said in a statement that it plans to invest the future 15% stake amount in each startup using iSAFE Notes. He added …

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Silicon Valley Plug and Play hopes to accelerate 100 Saudi startups in 2022

RIYADH: Binance, the largest crypto exchange by trading volume, is recruiting over 100 positions in the UAE and helping to shape Dubai’s new virtual asset regulations, its regional head has said. The announcement comes after being cleared by Dubai’s new virtual assets regulator this month. Binance’s ties with the Gulf …

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