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Survey finds that the reported exodus of tech companies from San Francisco's Bay Area is 'greatly exaggerated'

JOSH EDELSON / Contributor/Getty Images A survey from Telstra Ventures shows that the majority of startups stayed in San Francisco in 2020. Though some startups moved to Austin, Denver saw the highest percentage growth of startups.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A new survey throws cold water on a popular pandemic storyline about a mass exodus from Silicon Valley. Telstra Ventures tracked venture capital investment in major and emerging tech hubs across America, ...
Tags: Elon Musk, New York, Texas, News, America, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Austin, Venture Capital, Dallas, Telstra, Fort Worth, San Francisco Bay, Bay Area, Denver Colorado


California Lawmakers OK $6.6 Billion Plan Aimed At Returning Students To The Classroom

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Tags: Health, News, California, Senate, Sacramento, San Francisco, Ap, San Diego, Associated Press, Gavin Newsom, Distance Learning, Legislature, California Legislature, WILK, Newsom, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez


Single Women See Twice as Much Growth in Home Purchases as Single Men

Single women purchased 9% more homes in the fourth quarter of 2020 than a year ago, compared with a 4.5% uptick for single men Seattle, WA – March 3, 2021 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Despite the fact that the coronavirus-driven recession disproportionately impacted women in 2020, single women purchased 8.7% more homes in the fourth quarter than a year earlier, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That’s a larger increase than ...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, News, California, Boston, America, San Francisco, Atlanta, Radio, Canada, United States, San Jose, Philadelphia, Oakland, Cleveland, Detroit


She's bringing a Caribbean twist to French Champagne

A region in the north of France roughly twice the size of San Francisco is the birthplace of a revered sparkling wine synonymous with wealth, luxury and exclusivity.
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Biden condemns Texas and Mississippi for ending mask mandates, calling it 'a big mistake' and 'Neanderthal thinking'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden said Texas and Mississippi lifting their mask mandates was "a big mistake" and a result of "Neanderthal thinking."  Federal health officials are urging Americans to continue wearing masks in public, social distancing, and washing their hands.  The Republican governors of Iowa, Montana, and North Dakota all ended their sta...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mississippi, Nbc News, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, North Dakota, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Face Mask, Eliza Relman, Iowa Montana, Coronavirus, COVID-19


You could soon charge an electric car in the time it takes to fill a tank of gas thanks to a startup partnering with Uber

Founders Khaled Hassounah and John de Souza stand in front of a battery swapping station. Ample Ample launched a charging network for Uber's fleet in San Francisco. The startup uses battery swapping technology to charge electric cars faster. The company plans to deploy the network in multiple cities for consumers within the next few years. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Ample, a startup based out of San Francisco, has launched a charging network that can recharge a...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, California, China, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Startup, Tesla, Customers, Batteries, Electric, Charging, Electric Cars, Musk


Buying Is Cheaper Than Renting in a Growing Number of Cities, New Realtor.com® Analysis Finds

Home shoppers who want to take advantage of trend may need to act sooner rather than later – Buying a home was equal to or more affordable than renting in 15 of the 50 largest metros in the U.S.; nine other markets were within 5% of flipping in favor of buying – Monthly cost to purchase a median priced home in the 50 largest metros was $1,988, compared to the median monthly rent of $1,727 – Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Riverside, Calif. and Miami among cities where it’s cheaper to bu...
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California healthcare company One Medical barred from COVID vaccine distribution in some California counties after giving it to ineligible people

Getty/David Greedy Dozens of ineligible young people got the coronavirus vaccine ahead of older, more susceptible groups in California. Staffers at One Medical, a healthcare company, gave the vaccine to people who didn't meet the 65-or-older threshold for receiving one. Staffers who administered the vaccine to ineligible young people have been fired, ABC News reported. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A healthcare provider in California has been barred from distribu...
Tags: News, California, Medical, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Pennsylvania, United States, Tennessee, Who, Npr, Vaccine, Abc News, Forbes, Alameda, San Mateo


Pressure Behind The Wheel: Sacramento Mover Drove Historic Victorian Mansion Through San Francisco

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Healthcare provider One Medical barred from COVID vaccine distribution in some California counties after giving it to ineligible people

Getty/David Greedy Dozens of ineligible young people got the coronavirus vaccine ahead of older, more susceptible groups in California. Staffers at One Medical, a healthcare company, gave the vaccine to people who didn't meet the 65-or-older threshold for receiving one. Staffers who administered the vaccine to ineligible young people have been fired, ABC News reported. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A healthcare provider in California has been barred from distribu...
Tags: News, California, Medical, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Pennsylvania, United States, Tennessee, Who, Npr, Vaccine, Abc News, Forbes, Alameda, San Mateo


Drag Queens host a telethon to save beloved nightclub

The Oasis in San Francisco is not your garden variety watering hole. In addition to regular club nights, the South of Market queer nightclub is host to epic pop culture drag productions including Star Trek, Golden Girls, Sex and the City, and more. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, San Francisco, Queens, Telethon, Drag Queens, Drag Star Trek, Ru Paul& 039, s Drag Race, SF Oasis


Amendment Would Ban ‘Servitude’ By California Prison Inmates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California relies on thousands of inmates to fight massive wildfires, churn out vehicle license plates, mop prison floors and myriad other tasks — all for wages that rarely top a few dollars a day. Opponents want to end what they call a visage of slavery. They propose to amend the state Constitution’s ban on indentured servitude to remove an exemption for people who are being punished for crimes. Prison labor predominantly impacts Black and Latino people who make ...
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Coinbase warns the entire crypto market could be destabilized if bitcoin's anonymous creator is ever revealed or sells $30 their billion stake

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong sits for a portrait in their San Francisco headquarters. Christie Hemm Klok/Getty Images Coinbase revealed its documents to go public through a direct listing on Thursday. In the filing, the trading platform cites Satoshi Nakamoto's identity as a potential risk factor. The creator's cache of bitcoins could wreak havoc on the market if Nakamoto sold his collection. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Coinbase revealed documents to go public o...
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Finance, Wall Street, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Janet Yellen, US Treasury, Nasdaq, Coinbase, Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright, Armstrong


Coinbase warns the entire crypto market could be destabilized if bitcoin's anonymous creator is ever revealed or sells their $30 billion stake

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong sits for a portrait in their San Francisco headquarters. Christie Hemm Klok/Getty Images Coinbase revealed its documents to go public through a direct listing on Thursday. In the filing, the trading platform cites Satoshi Nakamoto's identity as a potential risk factor. The creator's cache of bitcoins could wreak havoc on the market if Nakamoto sold his collection. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Coinbase revealed documents to go public o...
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Finance, Wall Street, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Janet Yellen, US Treasury, Nasdaq, Coinbase, Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright, Armstrong


Wildfire Victims Sue PG&E’s Former Management For Neglect

SAN RAMON (AP) — A trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric’s rickety electrical grid is suing nearly two dozen of the utility’s former executives and board members for alleged dereliction of their duty to ensure the equipment wouldn’t kill people. The complaint filed Wednesday in San Francisco Superior Court is an offshoot of a $13.5 billion settlement that PG&E reached with the wildfire victims while the utility was mired in bankruptcy...
Tags: News, California, California News, San Francisco, Ap, Michigan, Associated Press, Electric, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco Bay Area, The Associated Press, Feb, San Ramon, Trotter, Superior Court


Experts say the US has turned a major corner in its coronavirus outbreak, with cases at their lowest point in 4 months

People wear protective face masks while shopping at the Union Square Greenmarket on September 19, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images Daily US coronavirus cases have fallen roughly 74%, on average, in the last six weeks. Experts are hopeful that the US outbreak has turned a corner. Economist Ian Shepherdson predicted the "effective end of the US COVID crisis" before May. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As coronavirus vaccinations ramped up in the US at th...
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McKinsey's partners have reportedly voted out Kevin Sneader, its global managing partner, after he served just one term

Kevin Sneader Samir Hussein/Getty Images for The Business of Fashion Kevin Sneader was voted out as McKinsey's global managing partner, The Financial Times reported. The consultancy firm holds a leadership election every three years. Either Bob Sternfels or Sven Smit will take over Sneader's role, the FT reported. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Kevin Sneader, McKinsey's global managing partner, has been voted out of the position during the firm's leadership electio...
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Take a look at the confusing bank interface behind Citigroup's $500 million mistake

FILE PHOTO: Traders work in the Citigroup booth on the floor of the NYSE in New York Reuters A federal judge ruled last week that Citigroup would not be able to recoup $500 million. The bank accidentally paid out nearly $1 billion to Revlon creditors. The botched transaction was the result of a subcontractor failing to check two extra boxes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In what a federal judge called "one of the biggest blunders in banking history," confusion reg...
Tags: News, Finance, Wall Street, India, San Francisco, Trends, Banking, Citigroup, Citibank, Oracle, Nyse, Citi, Clay, NEW YORK Reuters, Revlon, Facebook Google


S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Reports 10.4% Annual Home Price Gain To End 2020

New York, NY – Feb. 23, 2021 (PRNewswire) S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) today releases the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for December 2020 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S. More than 27 years of history are available for the data series, and can be accessed in full by going to https://www.spglobal.com/spdji/. Please note that transaction records for October 2020 and No...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Nsa, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Radio, United States, Portland, San Diego, Dallas, Miami


Gov. Newsom Says Deal To Reopen Schools Is Close

SAN FRANCISCO (AP/CBS13) — As the vast majority of California students approach one year of distance learning, Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed Tuesday that classrooms will reopen “very, very shortly.” But his forecast was called into question by Los Angeles teachers who continue to insist that the state’s largest school district won’t open without more vaccinations. “The pressure building to return to schools is political. It is not science,” the United Teachers Los Angeles said in a statement. The unio...
Tags: News, Education, California, California News, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Ap, San Diego, Cbs, Berkeley, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Los Angeles County, Vacaville, Los Angeles Unified School District


Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poet Who Helped Launch the Beat Movement, Dies at 101

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet and political activist who helped launch the Beat movement, died from interstitial lung disease at his home in San Francisco on Monday, his daughter Julie Sasse told the Associated Press. He was 101. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., in 1919, Ferlinghetti was best known for his first collection of poetry titled “A […]
Tags: News, San Francisco, Associated Press, Yonkers, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ferlinghetti, A Coney Island of the Mind, Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder, Julie Sasse


An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 328 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend. Even if the engine failure had occurred over water while en route to Hawaii, the aircraft likely could have landed safely.  Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 777 are rated to fly for more than five hours on a single engine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A United Airlines flight from Denver...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Canada, Atlantic, Hawaii, Aircraft


Beat poet and City Lights Books founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti dead at 101

An icon of the Beat era, Lawrence Ferlinghetti passed away yesterday at the age of 101. Ferlinghetti was a poet, an artist, a cultural ambassador, and the founder of City Lights Bookstore and Publishing. He retained a sharp mind and continued to rabble rouse and offer thoughtful critiques on social issues and the changing landscape of San Francisco well into his 90s. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, San Francisco, City Lights, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Beatnik, Ferlinghetti, City Lights Books, Beat Poet


Intense Demand and Low Mortgage Rates Drive Home Values to Record Highs

– Home values continue to rise at a historic monthly pace, growing 1.1% from December to January – Zillow economists predict 7 million home sales this year, nearly 25% more than in 2020 – Phoenix is booming, recording the highest annual growth in both home values (17.1%) and typical rent (8.4%) among the nation’s largest metros – Home values rose 9.1% from a year ago, the fastest pace of annual appreciation since 2006 Seattle, WA – February 19, 2021 (PRNewswire) Extreme demand driven...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, News, Sacramento, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Chicago, Austin, Radio, United States, Washington Dc, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Houston


Housing Market Stayed Hot in January as Home Prices Rose 14% and Sales Surged 20%

Supply couldn’t keep up with demand as new listings of homes for sale fell 6% from a year earlier and the number of homes on the market was down 24% to an all-time low Seattle, WA – Feb. 19, 2021 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — The national median home-sale price rose 14% year over year to $330,500 in January, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This marks an annual gain just shy of the largest increase seen since 2013, which was...
Tags: Real Estate, News, New York City, San Francisco, Radio, Canada, United States, Camden, Salt Lake City, Detroit, Denver, Redfin, Seattle Wa, San Jose CA, Bridgeport, ALLENTOWN Pa


Behold "the muff bag": Prisoners' Inventions is back in print

Prisoners' Inventions is the result of a decades-long pen pal friendship between the Chicago-based art collective Temporary Services (Marc Fisher, Brett Bloom, and formerly Salem Collo-Julin) and an artist named Angelo who was incarcerated in California. I first experienced this book as a gallery installation in San Francisco in 2003 and it greatly expanded my perspective on prison life, which had heretofore been informed by television and pervy mail sent to my P.O. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, California, San Francisco, Chicago, Angelo, Prisoners Rights, Prisoners Inventions, Prison Art, Marc Fisher Brett Bloom, Salem Collo Julin


Tech startup SparkCharge to roll out an on-demand EV charging service

Tthe portable Roadie charging system Courtesy of SparkCharge The service will be available in 12 US cities this month and reach a total of 25 cities by the end of the year. BoostEV is launched in partnership with AllState Roadside and HONK Technologies, among others. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. SparkCharge, the creator of the portable electric vehicle charging system the Roadie, is partnering with Allstate Roadside, Spiffy, HONK Technologies, and Mark Cuban to l...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, News, Abc, China, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, United States, Royal Dutch Shell, Shell, Charging Station, Shark Tank, McKinsey Company


San Francisco Unified School District Board pauses its plan to rename 44 of its schools to focus on reopening

The head of San Francisco's public school system said the plan to rename dozens of its schools after controversial public figures will be pushed to the backburner as the district focuses solely on school reopening.
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Watch this time lapse video of a Victorian house cruising through San Francisco

San Franciscans arose at sunrise and gathered along Franklin Street to watch an unusual grand procession. An 1880 Victorian house was being moved from 807 Franklin Street to its new home at 635 Fulton St, traveling on a hydraulic dolly operated by remote control. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, San Francisco, Victorian, Franklin Street, San Franciscans, Fulton St, 807 Franklin


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric



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