Fire In Substation Causes Massive Power Outage In San Francisco

Fire In Substation Causes Massive Power Outage In San Francisco

San Francisco, CA….San Francisco is gradually coming back online as a fire in a substation disrupted life in the City by the Bay. Some BART services and other services were interrupted earlier as PG&E works to get their grid back up and running. The outage is causing massive disruptions city at this time. The map […]

Edward Jones Partners With SixThirty To Support Financial Technology Startups

Edward Jones Partners With SixThirty To Support Financial Technology Startups

St. Louis, MO….Financial services firm Edward Jones today announced a multi-year partnership with SixThirty, a St. Louis-based venture fund that invests in financial technology (FinTech) startup companies. Backed by the St. Louis Regional Chamber, SixThirty was founded in 2013 and to date has funded more than 25 startups across the globe. Edward Jones Chief Information […]

Eighteen Year Netflix Veteran Neil Hunt Retiring Mid-Year, Greg Peters to Become Netflix Chief Product Officer

Eighteen Year Netflix Veteran Neil Hunt Retiring Mid-Year, Greg Peters to Become Netflix Chief Product Officer

Los Gatos, CA…Netflix Inc. announced yesterday that Greg Peters will become Chief Product Officer in July, assuming the role from Neil Hunt, who for the last eighteen years has led the product team which designs, builds, and delivers the Netflix experience. Peters most recently has led international development efforts from the Netflix office in Tokyo […]

Tahoe Chamber’s 2017 Business EXPO Welcomes Over 1,300 Attendees

Tahoe Chamber’s 2017 Business EXPO Welcomes Over 1,300 Attendees

South Lake Tahoe,CA/NV…The GO Local: Business EXPO returned to the South Shore with huge success thanks to attendees, vendors, volunteers, and sponsors! Over 1,300 locals and visitors gathered inside the Harvey’s convention center, Friday, March 31, as Tahoe Chamber Member businesses showcased their latest programs, products, and services. The night was highlighted with live entertainment […]

Private Sector Employment Increased by 263,000 Jobs in March According To ADP

Private Sector Employment Increased by 263,000 Jobs in March According To ADP

Roseland, NJ…Private sector employment increased by 263,000 jobs from February to March according to the March ADP National Employment Report®. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute® in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The report, which is derived from ADP’s actual […]

Governor Brown, Senate President pro Tempore and Assembly Speaker Announce New Taxes To Pay For Road Repairs and Transportation Investments

Governor Brown, Senate President pro Tempore and Assembly Speaker Announce New Taxes To Pay For Road Repairs and Transportation Investments

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon today joined labor, business and local leaders to announce a landmark transportation investment to fix our roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and put more dollars toward transit and safety. The $5 billion-a-year program will […]

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 29: Mom and Pop Businesses

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 29: Mom and Pop Businesses

Washington, DC…Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: Profile America — Wednesday, March 29th. While shoppers and communities often welcome the opening of a major department store or a branch of a big-box chain, they are also the cause of some concern. Small local businesses face greater competition, yet those […]

Majority of U.S. Counties See Uninsured Rate for the Under Age 65 Population Drop From 2014 to 2015.

Majority of U.S. Counties See Uninsured Rate for the Under Age 65 Population Drop From 2014 to 2015.

Washington, DC…The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: The estimated uninsured rate for adults under age 65 decreased in 71.3 percent of the nation’s counties (2,239 counties) from 2014 to 2015, according to new statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau. Uninsured rates decrease for most counties from 2014 […]

Consumer Confidence Index Increased Sharply in March, Index Now at 27-Year High.

Consumer Confidence Index Increased Sharply in March, Index Now at 27-Year High.

New York, NY…The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had increased in February, improved sharply in March. The Index now stands at 125.6 (1985=100), up from 116.1 in February. The Present Situation Index rose from 134.4 to 143.1 and the Expectations Index increased from 103.9 last month to 113.8. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey®, based […]

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