Rio Tinto (RIO), a person with the world’s greatest mining organizations, announced on Sunday it appointed industry-veteran Simon Thompson as chairman. Thompson joined the company’s board as non-executive director in 2014 and may start his tenure from the placement on March five, 2018. He will replace Jan du Plessis, who'll...
(Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Overall health Corp. (CVS) reported on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. health insurance company Aetna Inc. (AET) for $69 billion, trying to find to tackle soaring health care paying out by lower-cost healthcare services in pharmacies. This year's biggest corporate acquisition...
SAN JOSE - For months, the San Jose couple who obtained notoriety by snatching possession of the non-public road within an exceptional San Francisco community for $90,100 in an online auction are portrayed as money-grubbing opportunists preying on the hapless millionaires who dwell within the gated confines of Presidio...
SAN JOSE - When 94-year-old Emma Magnuson moved into her space at an assisted dwelling facility this calendar year, she figured she would stay there for the relaxation of her everyday living. In its place, with all the vacations rapidly approaching, Magnuson and the 80 other seniors who are now...
N/ SAN BRUNO - 3 Bay Area officials urged on Friday that the state Lawyer Normal file costs from the state Public Utilities Commission in reference to allegations of corruption, obstruction and comfortable ties among the effective agency and big electric power businesses this sort of as PG&E. State Senator...
Concord - Full Meals Market’s latest retailer is getting form in Concord and set to open Wednesday. The shop, which will open at 9 a.m., is definitely the 1st on the grocery retailer’s 365 outlets - a smaller-format thought than its standard Whole Meals Market shops - to open while...
FREMONT - Facebook, embarking on the important enlargement of its Bay Area operations and its first foray into Fremont, has leased two big business office buildings in Fremont’s Ardenwood district with place plenty of for countless personnel. The tech titan has leased a total of 190,000 square ft inside the...
Exactly how much will you pay out in your up coming apartment? With Rentberry, that each one relies upon - on how much you’re willing to bid. The brand new true estate website is shaking up the Bay Area’s housing industry by encouraging likely renters to bid on homes the...
Sudhir Kulkarni of Cupertino was up and about dazzling and early Friday, expending $5,000 for any MacBook Air, a soundbar and also a range of other solutions in the San Jose Ideal Buy across from Valley Reasonable Mall. He could have just as very easily purchased the products with the...
Pending property sales declined across the state in September, but they tumbled while in the Bay Area given that the region’s super-tight home supply and climbing prices seemingly proved a turnoff to some possible buyers. Down two.6 p.c statewide from a yr before, pending sales fell 10.5 p.c inside the...
SAN FRANCISCO - The notoriously extended system to construct teacher housing together with other sponsored homes could get shortened in San Francisco under a whole new ballot initiative launched this 7 days. The neighborhood initiative would make the acceptance of this kind of projects an “over the counter” approach not...
The Swedish household furniture giant Ikea has refunded only a fraction in the millions of pieces of furnishings recalled soon after toddlers were being killed, it declared Tuesday. Greater than a year right after its initial remember announcement, the corporation disclosed that it experienced refunded or supplied service to secure...
SAN JOSE - A plan to build quite a few dozen household units in downtown San Jose is a component of wide-ranging attempts to remodel some blighted blocks, decaying buildings and vacant lots in the city’s urban heart right into a lively group. “Ultimately this is often likely to be...
This Thanksgiving, feast your eyes on this heartburn-inducing factoid - a month’s rent in San Francisco is equal to a whopping 38 turkey dinners with all the trimmings. Which is in accordance to Apartment List’s annual Turkey Index, which delivers a festive solution to exhibit just simply how much of...
Here’s yet one more doubtful difference for San Jose and San Francisco: The 2 metro locations are the runaway countrywide leaders during the amount of household income needed to buy a house. In accordance to your analyze from the HSH.com mortgage data website, a $216,181 household wage is required to...
MARTINEZ - Employees and labor activists are contacting on Walmart to give employees a higher wage for shifts that drop on vacations, one thing firms across a slew of industries now observe. As aspect of creating Adjust at Walmart, a campaign from the United Foodstuff and Professional Staff international labor...
Fast and successful property sales by short-term homeowners in the Bay Area could face steep new taxes underneath the Republican federal tax overhaul. House owners selling a household in just 5 years during the location, one of several nation’s most expensive property markets, would be punished by new funds gains...
SACRAMENTO - They snicker at it now - the discussion that established in motion their shift to some metropolis that neither of them had at any time viewed. “What about Sacramento?” Cat Perez questioned her wife, Aja Blue. “What about Sacramento?” Blue responded. After a decade of leasing in San Francisco...
The quantity of homes available for sale statewide - and specifically inside the Bay Region - continues to be stubbornly very low, in accordance to a new report in the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) In Oct, all nine Bay Place counties noticed double-digit declines while in the quantity...
SUNNYVALE - A big office advanced in Sunnyvale that Apple leases has long been bought, but it is likely ownership of your campus will change hands again for the duration of the subsequent numerous weeks, and will be bought to some Silicon Valley tech business. In 2012, Apple leased the...