August Local Business
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4 hrs ago | via East Bay Express
The federal Chemical Safety Board on Wednesday issued the final installment of its stinging indictment of Chevron for the huge fire on August 6, 2012 at its Richmond refinery. The fireball spread a cloud of toxic smoke over Richmond and prompted 15,000 residents to seek medical treatment. Comment?
Tuesday | via CBS Local
CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO is Southern California's only all-news radio station and the most credible local source for news coverage. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via LA Weekly
Brent's Deli 's skyscraper-high corned beef and pastrami sandwiches have recently brought the establishment notoriety different from the usual caloric kind. We're talking the type that comes from the health department and at least one lawsuit. Comment?
Monday Jan 26 | via Entrepreneur Magazine
Nearly all the entrepreneurs I interview on my Money Talk radio show on KCAA convey a message similar to what Manuel Martinez, of the Success Training Institute in Los Angeles, said last February : "Do something familiar. Don't do what you don't know." Comment?
Monday Jan 26 | via East Bay Express
After a tense dispute with Kaiser Permanente, the California Nurses Association announced today that it has approved a three-year contract that includes the addition of hundreds of new registered nurse positions and a substantial pay increase for workers. For months, nurses at Kaiser - the Oakland-based healthcare giant that runs hospitals across California - have staged protests and strikes demanding better working conditions for nurses and improvements in patient safety. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Entrepreneur Magazine
A California judge ruled that only Massage Envy franchisees - not the corporate franchisor - are responsible for wage violations, in contrast to recent National Labor Relations Board decisions. The best thing about 2014 for McDonald's is that the year from hell is finally over or so it hopes, as it looks to turn over a new leaf in 2015. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Purple pipes at One La Jolla Center indicate the presence of recycled water servicing the new building's restrooms. - Irvine Company One La Jolla Center, Irvine Company's new office tower opening this summer in the UTC area, boasts a world-class architect, prime location and environmental bragging rights: The 15-story building at 4665 Executive Drive will use a dual plumbing system that will enable it to use recycled water in the restrooms and air conditioning cooling towers. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Business Wire
Mirroring the conference theme of "Xroads of Discovery," Ito's body of work and experience has spanned the science, academic, and business worlds. "Known for his willingness to dig deeply to find understanding and to discover unorthodox solutions and connections, Joi Ito is the perfect fit for SIGGRAPH 2015," said Marc J. Barr, SIGGRAPH 2015 Conference Chair. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Wired
The Hyperloop is coming to Texas. That's the word from Elon Musk, who unveiled his idea for the revolutionary transit system 18 months ago, and yesterday tweeted his plans to build a test track for companies and student teams working to make the idea a reality. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via LA Weekly
There could be a piece of metal in your meat, if you recently bought frozen ready-to-eat sukiyaki beef or gingered pork made by Unibright Foods Inc. of Bell Gardens. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service issued an extra-serious Class 1 Recall on January 8 of approximately 48,139 pounds of two of the company's products after an unnamed restaurant in Illinois reportedly found a stainless-steel wire in one of the beef packages and reported it. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Fremont Bulletin
A day after General Motors unveiled a prototype of an affordable, long-range electric vehicle by 2017, Tesla Motors's chief executive, Elon Musk, said it could take until 2020 to put a comparable mass-market EV into full production. Tesla could start selling its Model 3 by 2017, but Musk acknowledged that it could take years to develop the manufacturing capacity to fulfill demand. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via The Salinas Californian
A Houston rapper will take your daughter to the prom - for a price. Riff Raff is asking parents to cough up $28,000 for the pleasure of his company. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Tahoe Daily Tribune
The district made the announcement Wednesday morning, following a special board meeting Tuesday afternoon in Truckee, where Schapper's performance and employment was discussed in closed session. "It was a mutually agreed-upon decision by Bob and all board members, felt to be in the best interest of the health care district," board chair Karen Sessler said in a Wednesday phone interview. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Business Wire
Join thousands of your fellow artists, scientists, and scholars in computer graphics and interactive techniques-including areas pertaining to games, fabrication, visual displays, and immersive digital environments-and submit your work for consideration. Whether you will be a first-time attendee or are a conference veteran, presenting at SIGGRAPH 2015 is an incredible opportunity that will take your career to the next level. Comment?
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