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Art Levinson’s Calico spots more space as it pounces on diseases of aging

Calico continues to expand its network of aging-related projects, and its growth has led it to sublease more space in South San Francisco. [Read entire story]

Gilead Sciences CFO named ‘Financial Woman of the Year’

The Financial Women of San Francisco selected Gilead Sciences Chief Financial Officer Robin Washington as its 2017 Financial Woman of the Year. Washington was also recognized this week as the recipient of the lifetime [Read entire story]

Sprig is Bay Area’s latest meal deliverer to bite the dust

Sprig was one of many fighting in the "Hunger Games"-style competitive world of meal delivery, but the San Francisco company is now the latest casualty, saying Friday it will shutter all its operations, effective [Read entire story]

Nancy Daum of Pereira & O’Dell, Finalist – Non-Public Company

Agility is key in multifaceted finance job It’s not every day that you find an upstart company looking to buy out its financial backers after just a few years in business. Still, that was the deal Nancy Daum helped [Read entire story]

Sobrato follows Cisco with $5 million investment in Bay Area affordable housing

The contribution gets the Housing Trust a little closer to its $50 million goal that would help create 10,000 affordable homes in the region over the next decade. [Read entire story]

Sergey Brin is building the world’s largest aircraft in the South Bay

Google cofounder Sergey Brin is secretly building an airship in Mountain View that will be the largest aircraft on the planet once it’s complete, the Guardian reports, citing unnamed sources. The airship under [Read entire story]

La Boulangerie baker Pascal Rigo has moved from working with Starbucks to Costco

Two years after leaving Starbucks Corp. and re-opening his french bakery concept, Pascal Rigo is now working with Costco Wholesale in the hopes of making affordable, sustainable baked goods available to the masses. Rigo [Read entire story]

Judge orders Uber to give due diligence report it conducted on Otto to Waymo

A judge has ordered Uber to turn over the full, unredacted term sheet it made with self-driving car startup Otto over to Google's Waymo, because it might contain information that shows Uber had knowledge of the alleged [Read entire story]

From the Executive Director of Larkin Street Youth Services: Strategic financial leadership in a connected world

Strategy unites leaders across sectors. In business, as in the non-profit world, a defined vision around which every member of an organization can rally ensures that no one gets lost in tactical decision-making. As the [Read entire story]

From the publisher of the San Francisco Business Times: CFOs step up to the challenge

Congratulations to our outstanding CFOs and to Larkin Street for the continued success of the Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards. This program shines a spotlight on the importance of the CFO role, and what it takes to [Read entire story]

The auto-CFO

If Stuart West needs a new tech solution to help run the back office of Automattic, he doesn’t go shopping for a new software suite. Instead, the company’s senior vice president and CFO helps code a new system [Read entire story]

How Larkin Street is working to end youth homelessness

Now in its 12th year, The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards event is a partnership between the San Francisco Business Times and Larkin Street Youth Services recognizing outstanding CFOs in the Bay Area. The event has [Read entire story]

Robin L. Washington of Gilead Sciences, Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Long-range thinking to guide biotech innovator’s growth When it comes to the way companies spend money, Robin Washington has seen both ends of the spectrum in her career bridging high tech and biotech. Before the [Read entire story]

Stephen Robb of The Clorox Company, Winner – Public Company – Large

Employees engaged as participants in company well-being Clorox isn’t nearly the same company it was when Steve Robb joined the corporate development program in 1989 fresh out of San Jose State University. Best known [Read entire story]

Robert Eulau of Sanmina Corporation, Finalist – Public Company – Large

At the reins of galloping growth Preparing a new product for takeoff — and then watching it scale at warp speed — is nothing new for Robert Eulau. He joined Hewlett-Packard in 1985, for instance, just as personal [Read entire story]

Brian Magstadt of Simpson Strong-Tie, Finalist – Public Company Large

Building ties by knowing core business Simpson Strong-Tie might not be a consumer household name, but it’s hard to build a house without encountering the company’s myriad offerings. “All our products are [Read entire story]

Robbers Snatch MacBooks at Walnut Creek Apple Store

An Apple Store in Walnut Creek was hit Thursday by robbers who made off with several laptops.Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse

Shares of Best Buy surged more than 20 percent Thursday after the company posted unexpected sales growth in same store locations.Best Buy is a retail anomaly because it's an enjoyable place to shop, CNBC...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse

How Best Buy Escaped the Retail Apocalypse

Shares of Best Buy surged more than 20 percent Thursday after the company posted unexpected sales growth in same store locations.Best Buy is a retail anomaly because it's an enjoyable place to shop, CNBC reported. [Read entire story]

Lights out! Eclipse to cut solar power in California

California now relies so much on solar power that on Thursday, state officials urged residents to turn off unneeded lights and unplug appliances during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. Even though the sun will be only [Read entire story]