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CalPERS, CalSTERS urge Bank of America to keep CEO, chairman roles separate

CalPERS, CalSTERS urge Bank of America to keep CEO, chairman roles separate

Two of California’s largest pension funds have notified Bank of America that they will not support a new bylaw change that allows the bank to combine its chairman and CEO roles for current leader Brian Moynihan, [Read entire story]

New SoMa project near the Central Subway wins path to speedy approval

New SoMa project near the Central Subway wins path to speedy approval

San Francisco’s new 988 Harrison project at the corner of Sixth and Harrison has been granted a key exemption from a lengthy environmental review at its hot SoMa location, reports SocketSite. That means that the [Read entire story]

South San Francisco biotech CytomX files for $100 million IPO

South San Francisco biotech CytomX files for $100 million IPO

South San Francisco-based biotech CytomX Theraputics has filed to raise $100 million for an initial public offering, a brief with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows. The South San Francisco biotech led by CEO [Read entire story]

Oakland labor lawyer: Tech companies are next targets for overtime pay cases

Oakland labor lawyer: Tech companies are next targets for overtime pay cases

An Oakland lawyer who just won a $36 million settlement from Bank of America for failing to pay overtime to 365 employees said he expects to see an uptick in overtime-related lawsuits in the Bay Area—particularly for [Read entire story]

Education startups continue land grab as another joins the fray

Education startups continue land grab as another joins the fray

San Francisco education startups are once again snatching up real estate, after private venture The Millennium School said it has signed a lease at 1455 Folsom St in SoMa for its 15,000-square-foot facility in a [Read entire story]

"Hacker hostel" Chez JJ closes its doors as S.F. grapples with share economy

"Hacker hostel" Chez JJ closes its doors as S.F. grapples with share economy

San Francisco’s much-touted “hacker hostels” have taken another blow from housing advocates concerned about rent-gouging amid the share economy, with the Chez JJ chain saying it will shutter entirely, Wired [Read entire story]

S.F. unicorns poach Google’s roster as stocks crash

S.F. unicorns poach Google's roster as stocks crash

San Francisco tech “unicorns” Airbnb and Uber have poached more than 100 Google employees in recent months as the battle for top talent in the Bay intensifies and stocks gyrate wildly, a report in the New York Times [Read entire story]

Ferry authority scrambles to add boats, buses after commuter outcry (Video)

Ferry authority scrambles to add boats, buses after commuter outcry (Video)

A campaign by monthly-pass ferry riders sick of being left behind at the docks during peak commuter hours has resulted in at least one more boat and several buses being added to the service, the San Francisco Bay Ferry [Read entire story]

State’s stem cell agency leaves S.F. for Oakland as rent skyrockets

State's stem cell agency leaves S.F. for Oakland as rent skyrockets

San Francisco has become too pricey for California’s stem cell agency, which will now move across the Bay to Oakland, a spokesman for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine confirmed Tuesday. CIRM will now [Read entire story]

San Francisco grabs nation’s top restaurant prize for Mission favorite

San Francisco grabs nation's top restaurant prize for Mission favorite

San Francisco is once again home to the nation’s top restaurant, after food magazine Bon Appetit named Mission favorite AL’s Place its first choice this week. San Francisco hasn’t held the best restaurant title [Read entire story]

Apple may be eyeing this East Bay site to test self-driving electric cars

Apple may be eyeing this East Bay site to test self-driving electric cars

Apple may be considering a revamped naval station in Concord as the testing site of its rumored automotive product, the Guardian has reported, citing email correspondence obtained under a public records request. Apple [Read entire story]

Hillary Clinton’s slam on "sharing economy" draws fire

Hillary Clinton's slam on "sharing economy" draws fire

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s takedown of the so-called "sharing economy" drew a swift reaction from the blogosphere Monday, with some commenters saying it was clear she’d taken on an issue she [Read entire story]

SmartZip Analytics drives wiser real estate decisions

SmartZip Analytics drives wiser real estate decisions

If there hadn't been a subprime mortgage crisis, SmartZip would never have been founded. The Pleasanton-based predictive marketing platform was started to help consumers, banks and others use smarter analytical tools to [Read entire story]

Cater2.me cooks up marriage made in heaven

Cater2.me cooks up marriage made in heaven

Zach Yungst and Alex Lorton have known each other a long time. But those two freshman at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania never thought that someday they'd be running a nearly $21 million startup, [Read entire story]