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All Raise, a nonprofit to increase diversity in tech, has a new CEO – TechCrunch

All Raise, a non-profit organization which focuses on increasing diversity within venture capital deals and decision makers, named Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Dixon as the company’s new CEO. The appointment comes five months after Pam Kostka resigned as head of the nonprofit to join the world of startups. Dixon has spent more …

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Bay Area convenience store worker killed in suspected robbery

March 9, 2022Updated: Mar 9, 2022 8:19 a.m. File photo of the headlights of a police car. A Bay Area convenience store employee was fatally shot Tuesday night in a suspected robbery, law enforcement officials say. Jacom Stephens/Getty Image A North Bay convenience store worker was fatally shot Tuesday night …

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The Bay Area has twice as many parking spaces as people – and there’s a hidden toll

With more than 15 million parking spaces, the nine-county Bay Area has twice as many parking spaces as people. Lined up end to end, all of these parking spaces would circumnavigate the earth 2.3 times. These are the main findings of a new census of the region’s parking supply by …

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RPT Ukraine’s tech diaspora rushes to mobilize Silicon Valley in war with Russia

OAKLAND, California, March 2 (Reuters) – Ukrainians working at Western tech companies are banding together to help their beleaguered homeland, in a bid to bring down disinformation websites, embolden Russians to turn against their government and expedite the delivery of medical supplies. They seek, through email campaigns and online petitions, …

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New California Trend: Remind Office Holders

by CalMatters, CalMatters Network February 20, 2022 Geographically, economically, demographically, culturally and ideologically, San Francisco and Shasta County are polar opposites, but their constituents have one thing in common: a willingness to kick out officials they don’t like. A few weeks ago, voters in Shasta County Supervisor Leonard Moty’s district …

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Bay Area native Jon M. Chu, director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ on new food role with Fremont-based ‘Weee’ grocery store

FREMONT, Calif. (KGO) — Bay Area-born Hollywood director Jon M. Chu’s hit films “Crazy Rich Asians” and “In the Heights” both featured a high-profile co-star , the food. But even observant fans who have noticed Chu’s love of food, family, and cultures might be surprised to learn of her brand …

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2 San Francisco Democrats head to runoff for Assembly seat | California News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two Democrats appear to be heading for a runoff election in June in the race to represent part of San Francisco in the state Assembly. Matt Haney, who sits on San Francisco’s board of supervisors, and former supervisor David Campos both garnered the most votes in …

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A Roundup of LA Startup Funding News

Raises is dot.LA’s weekly article that highlights venture capital funding news in the Southern California tech and startup ecosystem. Please send fundraising news to Molly Wright (molly@dot.la). Capital risk San Diego-based biotechnology company Endeavor BioMedicines raised $101 million in Series B funding led by Ally Bridge Group and Avidity Partners. …

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s succession plan gets off to a perfect start

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – August 29: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 and Trey Lance #5 of the San Francisco … [+] The 49ers talk to each other on the sidelines before their preseason game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Levi’s Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by …

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Bay Area fans have already moved on from Jimmy G, now they’re waiting for the 49ers to follow suit

Jimmy Garoppolo is due to a side step.Photo: Getty Images Heading into the playoffs, the elephant in the San Francisco 49ers room was their quarterback status beyond the 2021-22 season. A lot of people felt like Jimmy Garoppolo was done no matter how far the Niners got in the playoffs. …

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Chilean gang rob wealthy Atherton homes – CBS San Francisco

ATHERTON (KPIX) – At least six burglaries of wealthy Atherton homes in January have been linked to Chilean gang members in a crime spree stretching from northern California to San Diego County. “They are particularly targeting affluent communities like Atherton,” Atherton Police Chief Steven McCulley said. READ MORE: COVID: Pfizer …

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Bay Area sports bars gear up for Sunday’s 49ers game

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — With less than 24 hours until the big game, fans and businesses are gearing up to cheer on the 49ers on Sunday afternoon. At San Francisco’s Kezar Pub, owner Cyril Hackett told me he expects his bar to be up most of the day. “Get up …

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Spyke Games Raises Record $55M Social Mobile Gaming Round from Leading Global Gaming Partners VC Griffin Gaming

ISTANBUL & LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spyke Games, a social and mobile casual games company, has closed $55 million in a funding round led by renowned venture capital firm Griffin Gaming Partners (GGP). Spyke Games’ co-founding team has an unparalleled track record of creating some of the world’s best mobile casual games …

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Governor Newsom pledges $4.2 billion to California high-speed rail

Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest budget proposal doubles billions of dollars in contentious funding for the San Joaquin Valley segment of the high-speed rail project and expands the state’s initiative to replace gas-powered vehicles with zero-emission vehicles. Latest figures are part of governor’s $286.4 billion spending proposal released earlier this week …

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San Francisco intensive care admissions explode

Intensive care admissions are increasing in San Francisco: The city has seen a huge spike in hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the past month, with 97 people admitted to acute and intensive care units as of January 2 – up from 27 patients on December 2. As of January 2, there …

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Upfront Ventures raises funds for a new fund

Santa Monica-based venture capital firm Upfront Ventures has raised $ 176.5 million for a new fund, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the deposit, at least part of the capital raised for the new fund, called Upfront Continuation Fund I, came from a limited …

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Los Angeles Rams vs San Francisco 49ers NFL Week 18 Odds, Games & Outlook for January 9, 2022

The Los Angeles Rams (12-4) have a five-game winning streak in a Week 18 clash with the San Francisco 49ers (9-7). For more information on betting and fantasy, sign up for the SI Winners Club newsletter. Rams vs 49ers odds On / under insights Los Angeles games this season have …

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Initial summit postponed to March due to Omicron fears

Upfront Summit, the extravagant tech and venture capital conference known for its distinguished attendees from business and entertainment, is now the latest in-person event disrupted by the continued increase in COVID-19 cases. The Upfront Ventures conference organizer informed ticket holders on Tuesday that the annual summit has been postponed for …

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Latham Adds Two Former Prosecutors To Bay Area And Los Angeles Offices |

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Scott Carpenter and Alex wyman joined the firm as partners in the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice and as members of the Litigation & Trial Department. Joiner joins …

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Can a personal loan help build your credit history?

LOS ANGELES – December 30, 2021 – (Newswire.com) iQuanti: If you’ve ever tried borrowing money, like taking out a personal loan, you know that your credit history and credit rating can play a big role. This is because some lenders use your credit history to assess your risk as a …

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Parts of California have white Christmas after snowfall – NBC Bay Area

Parts of California have a White Christmas after all, with snowfall pounding mountains across the state. However, other parts of California experienced a damp and rainy Christmas as storms continue to flood the state, causing flash flooding and evacuations in some areas during the holiday season. At Donner Pass in …

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What can an instant installment loan online be used for?

LOS ANGELES – December 23, 2021 – (Newswire.com) iQuanti: Installment loans are a great way to get funds quickly if you need to cover your expenses. If you are thinking about getting an installment loan, you might be wondering what you can use it for. Fortunately, borrowers can use online …

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Be aware of carpooling – especially when impaired

By Christopher Dolan and Vanessa Deniston Recently I took a ride home after a holiday party I attended at The City. During the party I had several drinks and by the time I was ready to go I was not fit to drive myself. I called a carpooling vehicle to …

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Here’s how much you need to earn to be ‘rich’ in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Being “rich” could be seen as subjective; there may not be a definitive amount of money to be made to be considered rich. Recent data analysis by Go Banking Rates shows how much it takes to be considered “rich” in 50 US cities. Three of the …

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Microchip pioneer helped bring silicon to Silicon Valley

Dr. Last, the son of a metallurgist from Butler, Pa., Started out with a more modest career goal: to get his doctorate. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an interesting job that would allow him to live in California. Graduated from MIT in 1956, he joined the …

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Bay Area traffic to more than double from Thanksgiving

Bay Area pilots looking to beat the Thanksgiving rush this Wednesday will have their work cut out for them. Two main arteries in East Bay – Interstate 580 and Interstate 80 – will see traffic double from last year, picking up around noon and picking up speed until it turns …

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San Francisco Giants reportedly target Alex Cobb

Sep 23, 2021; Anaheim, California, United States; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Alex Cobb (38) reacts after outfielder Phil Gosselin (13) caught a hit against Houston Astros wide receiver Martin Maldonado (15) during the sixth inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Former All-Star Scooter Gennett …

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The card now offers flooded mailboxes; The Catch with Buy Now Pay Later

It’s not just you. Banks are really sending more credit card offers Americans have paid off their credit card debt during the pandemic. Credit card issuers spend a lot in order to be able to borrow again. Lenders spend on direct mail and generous rewards to attract customers and increase …

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Yeezy settles his lawsuit with customers in Bay Area, LA

ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – Ye’s clothing companies pay nearly $ 1 million in legal settlement with four California district attorneys. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office said Yeezy Apparel LLC and Yeezy LLC were ordered to pay $ 950,000 in civil penalties, collateral restitution and investigative costs after a …

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The most expensive postal codes in the country, 2021

Even a global pandemic, ensuing recession, and lately inflation could not bring down the high prices of Silicon Valley homes. The country’s most expensive zip code is in the Silicon Valley suburb of Atherton, California, according to a recent report from the RealtyHop ad site. The median price of the …

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Drive by DraftKings VC fund raises $ 60 million

Drive by DraftKings targeting performance investments; sports and games; media and fan engagement; as well as data analysis and monetization The company’s portfolio currently includes Whoop, Cardless and Just Women’s Sports “All-Star Network” also unveiled to support Drive by DraftKings’ investment strategy Drive by DraftKings, the multi-stage venture capital firm …

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Experts make 2021 World Series predictions for Giants

Whether it’s the over-enthusiastic MLB “First Place in the NL West” Dodgers chart in September, or ESPN’s preseason projection of a 70-game winning season in San Francisco, fans of the Giants have scoured the national media at every turn of the 107-winning season – the biggest in the franchise’s 138-year …

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Where to get a personal loan with bad credit

LOS ANGELES – October 5, 2021 – (Newswire.com) iQuanti: If you need the cash but your credit rating is bad or fair, you might not know that getting a personal loan is an option. Fortunately, there are many personal loans that do not require you to have good credit. These …

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Apple Introduces Advanced 3D Maps for Bay Area, NY, LA

Apple updated its Maps software in iOS 15 with a new city experience that offers rich details, driving directions with better navigation, immersive walking routes displayed in augmented reality, and much more. The update, which spans the new map that Apple has spent years building from scratch, is now available …

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Families and industry insiders say unlicensed autopsis are producing spurious death reports – NBC Bay Area

Whether it’s medical malpractice, police shootings, or COVID-19, a person’s cause of death can have serious legal and public health ramifications. Forensic pathologists undergo years of specialized training to develop the medical expertise required to examine a person’s body and discover all of the factors that contributed to their death. …

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Zest AI Doubles Credit Union Market for AI Underwriting

LOS ANGELES, September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Zest AI, a leader in AI-based underwriting software, today announced a series of measures that underscore its commitment to the credit union industry. Zest has received registered status as a Credit Union Service Organization or CUSO; received an equity investment from …

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Vaccines required for all eligible Bay Area students

Bay Area health workers should follow the lead of Contra Costa County Public Health Officer Dr Chris Farnitano and recommend to school districts mandatory vaccinations for all eligible students. It’s the safest way to keep Bay Area classrooms open for the rest of the school year. Farnitano on Friday recommended …

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78% of the Bay Area voted ‘no’ as a reminder

A large majority of Bay Area residents voted against the recall on Tuesday, and we cast 27% of the total “No” votes in the state, and it counts. According to SFist’s tally, just over 2 million Bay Area residents voted on the recall, at the last tally, and 1.6 million …

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Bay Area nonprofit gives free money to homeless people

Kevin Adler never thought that $ 500 a month would be enough to get someone out of roaming in the notoriously expensive Bay Area. He launched his six-month “basic income” experiment to help homeless participants pay for things like food and unexpected bills. But for 64-year-old Elizabeth Softky, it has …

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PI opens Silicon Valley Tech Center

PI (Physik Instrumente), a German expert in motion control, piezo technology and nano-positioning systems, has opened a new technical center in Silicon Valley, its most recent expansion in the United States, to better support and meet customer needs new and existing. The Tech Center houses the It’s Possible Lab as …

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CoreSite Improves Connectivity in Silicon Valley with Dedicated Google Cloud Interconnect

CoreSite Realty announced support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect, a Google Cloud service that allows customers to connect to Google Cloud worldwide, as well as direct internet peering available natively on its campus Silicon Valley data center. Added connectivity options and high-performance interoperability for customers deployed on the CoreSite Silicon …

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CA Launches Largest Free School Lunch Program in US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – When classrooms in California reopen for the fall term, 6.2 million public school students will have the opportunity to eat free school meals, regardless of their family’s income . The company, made possible by an unexpected budget surplus, will be the largest free student meal program …

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Old Jerusalem restaurant will reopen on June 15

June 12, 2021 Old Jerusalem on Mission Street, photographed by Clara-Sophia Daly. Old Jerusalem, the Palestinian restaurant on Mission Street near 26th Street, will reopen on June 15 after closing nearly a year ago when water from firefighters who put out a rooftop fire damaged the ceiling and the walls …

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San Francisco Giants place Scott Kazmir on shortlist

May 29, 2021; Los Angeles, California, United States; San Francisco Giants backup pitcher Scott Kazmir (16) throws a pitch in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports Scott Kazmir’s return is on hold for now, with the San Francisco Giants …

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San Francisco Giants Mock Drafts

Hello and have a good Tuesday. We’re quickly approaching the 2021 MLB Draft, which will be the third in Farhan Zaidi’s tenure as president of baseball operations for the San Francisco Giants, and the second in Scott Harris’ tenure as general manager of the San Francisco Giants. team. The draft …

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Los Angeles Dodgers to visit San Francisco Giants

Los Angeles Dodgers (27-18, third in NL West) vs San Francisco Giants (28-17, second in NL West) San Francisco; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT LIKELY TO PIT: Dodgers: Walker Buehler (2-0, 2.98 ERA, 0.88 WHIP, 54 strikeouts) Giants: TBD BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco and Los Angeles will play on Saturday. The …

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Capsida Biotherapeutics debuts with $ 140 million in capital

THOUSAND OAK, California, April 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Versant Ventures and Westlake Village BioPartners today announced the emergence of stealth mode from Capsida Biotherapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company using an adeno-associated virus (AAV) engineering and development platform of cargo to develop tissue-targeted gene therapies for several types of …

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Interview with Joe Bayen, Grow Credit

Story of Benjamin F. Kuo For today’s interview, we spoke with Joe bayen, CEO and founder of the Los Angeles-based company Increase credit (www.growcredit.com), which runs a fintech startup that allows you to pay for your subscriptions via a free Mastercard, in order to increase your credit score. The company’s …

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