Redwood City

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.<p>ARMO Biosciences - Redwood City, Calif., 6.7 million shares, priced $14-$16, managed by Jefferies/Leerink Partners. Proposed Nasdaq …

San Mateo County

What a Waste

I hate waste. For instance, I recycle and compost as much as I can, minimizing what goes into my black trash can. Although it has taken a while, I’m …

San Mateo County

Tax Overhaul Is a Blow to Affordable-Housing Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO — The last time that Congress approved a sweeping overhaul of the federal tax code, in 1986, it created a tax credit meant to encourage the private sector to invest in affordable housing. It has grown into a $9 billion-a-year social program that has funded the construction of some …

Housing

100 Million Dead Trees Prompt Fears of Giant Wildfires

<i>Good morning.</i><p><i>(Want to get California Today by email?</i> <i>Here’s the sign-up</i><i>.)</i><p>The more than 100 million trees that died in California after being weakened by drought and insect infestations have transformed large swaths of the Sierra Nevada into browned-out tree cemeteries. In some areas more than 90 …

California

Redwood City: Minimum wage may hit $15/hour in 2019

Redwood City is looking to become one of the first Bay Area cities to mandate a local minimum wage of $15 per hour at the start of 2019.<p>But by then, …

San Mateo County

Bay Area housing: And you thought you were already depressed

Happy New Year. The perfect real estate storm is upon us.<p>Just consider the latest predictions and pronouncements about the Bay Area market. If you …

Real Estate

Buses carrying tech workers targeted outside San Francisco

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Six shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had windows broken with unknown objects while traveling on a highway south of San Francisco, authorities said Thursday.<p>Four Apple charter buses and one Google bus were attacked Tuesday during the morning and …

Business

How to Get the Limited-Edition Adidas Futurecraft 4D Sneakers Today

The future is here — the Adidas Futurecraft 4D, that is.<p>The first-of-their-kind sneakers, which were named as one of 2017’s best inventions by <i>Time</i>, …

Sneakers

Someone is attacking Google and Apple’s shuttle buses

Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are under attack.<p>Charter buses shuttling Google and Apple employees to and from work over the past week have been …

Business

Top 10 Family-Friendly Hikes in the U.S. Parks

Finding the right hike for children can be tricky: The trail needs to be safe and not too strenuous, yet interesting enough to keep the young folks’ …

National Parks

First Element Fuel Awarded $7.7M in Grants by the California Energy Commission to build hydrogen fueling stations

Under the Light-Duty Vehicle Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure Bill, the California Energy Commission yesterday awarded First Element Fuel almost $8 …

Energy

ARMO BioSciences Proposes Terms For $100 U.S. IPO

ARMO BioSciences intends to raise $100 million in a U.S. IPO.<p>The firm is developing a promising pipeline of immuno-based treatments for some of the …

Business

Term Sheet -- Thursday, January 18

BREAKING TRADITION<p>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.<p>Omni, a San Francisco-based storage startup, raised $25 million in venture funding on Tuesday. But …

Venture Capital

Apple and Google Employee Buses Are Being Rerouted After Series of Alleged Highway Attacks

Six buses operated by Silicon Valley tech companies to shuttle employees to their offices have been attacked on the highway over the past week. The …

Silicon Valley

9 companies 20 somethings are dying to work for, according to LinkedIn

<b>• It's time for college seniors to start figuring out their plans for next year.</b><p><b>• LinkedIn compiled a list of the companies that grads tend to flock to in 2017.</b><p><b>• Some big name companies like Amazon, Oracle, and EY made the list.</b><p>It's that time of year again.<p>Most college seniors have embarked on …

Business

What Is Hybrid Cloud Computing And Why You Should be Using It

Hybrid cloud is an enterprise IT environment where the organization mixes and matches private cloud and public cloud infrastructure. This allows them …

Multiple charter buses carrying Apple employees targeted on Highway 280

- Multiple charter buses have been targeted on Highway 280, according to Officer Art with CHP Redwood City.<p>There were five reports of charter buses …

San Mateo County

Longtime Cisco Systems chief John Chambers launches Palo Alto-based VC firm JC2 Ventures - Silicon Valley Business Journal

By Cromwell Schubarth <br>– TechFlash Editor, Silicon Valley Business Journal<p>Jan 17, 2018, 6:44am PST<p>John Chambers, who led networking giant Cisco …

Cisco Systems

Delphix Improves Data Masking Inside DataOps Platform

Delphix, celebrating its 10th year in business in 2018, has put all its chips on something called DataOps to carve out its niche. The company uses …

Enterprise Tech

As flu cases surge, Bay Area hospitals work overtime

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Late last week, Nikki Camarena began to feel inklings of discomfort that, by Monday, had become the full-blown flu, with a …

Public Health

Anomali raises $40 mln

<b>Anomali</b> said Jan. 17 that it raised $40 million in a Series D round led by <b>Lumia Capital</b>. <b>Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners</b> (DTCP), <b>Telstra</b> and<b> Sozo</b> …

Venture Capital

Gartner Names Digital Experience Platform Leaders, eZ's New CEO, More News

Gartner named IBM, Adobe, Sitecore and Liferay as the leading vendors in its first Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms (fee charged), …

Andreessen Horowitz

Top 10 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Make it a priority to attend at least one of these great events.<p>A new year provides 365 days of new opportunities to become the people we want to be and achieve the success we want to experience. I made a focused effort in 2017 to attend more conferences, and I'm so glad I did. Opportunity and …

Networking

KQED

Over the past several decades public education has shifted to focus on literacy and math learning, largely due to high stakes tests measuring those …

Education

Oracle issues security patches for chip flaws

(Reuters) - Oracle Corp said on Tuesday it issued a critical patch that provides fixes for certain of its products for Intel Corp chip flaws.<p>The critical patch contains 237 new security fixes across several Oracle products, the company said on its website. http://bit.ly/2mM8rRD<p>Separately, …

Security

1967 Porsche 912 Coupe 5-Speed

This 1967 Porsche 912 Coupe remained with the original owner in Redwood City, California until she sold it to the second owner in Saratoga Springs, …

Classic Cars

Disneyland Resort Update – Pixar with a “P”

You’ve got a friend in me . . . and I’m going to take you with me to the Disneyland Resort this week. Today finds us at Disney California Adventure …

Walt Disney Company

Review this! Travelers fed up with solicitations

Is it my imagination, or are travel companies getting pushier?<p>The come-ons include repeated invitations to return to a hotel or restaurant, …

Riviera Maya

New parking reservations for Muir Woods start Tuesday

(MILL VALLEY)- The National Park Service today announced that parking and shuttle reservations at Muir Woods National Monument will begin on January …

San Mateo County

Muir Woods visit by car or bus to require making reservation, paying fee - SFGate

Starting Tuesday, for the first time in its 110 years as a national monument, reservations will be required for nearly all public access to Muir Woods.<p>This means visitors arriving by private car or public shuttle bus will need to have made a reservation in advance. The new system will affect more …

National Parks