Business in Chinatown - Oakland, CA

Olga Bushkova est ce que l'on appelle une «Spoogler» en Suisse : elle est la femme d'un ingénieur Google. En 2011, son mari s'est vu offrir un poste chez le géant de l'informatique, à Zurich. Ni lui ni elle n'avaient jamais quitté la Russie. Avec sa série «A Google Wife», elle nous décrit le quotidien, assez répétitif et routinier, de la femme Google qu'elle est devenue. En filigrane, elle interroge le rôle à jouer des grandes entreprises sur le rapport entre travail et…

For more than a half-century, a select group of California prisoners has worked shoulder-to-shoulder with wildland firefighters battling the state’s deadliest blazes. More than 3,000 inmate volunteer firefighters are performing the back-straining labor, according to Cal Fire. They’re clearing brush and digging lines for the Ferguson, Carr and Mendocino Complex fires, which have torched a combined 577,000 acres of California land in another historic season. It’s…

As negotiations continue over Australia's embattled energy policy, our political leaders must be under no illusion as to how Australia's backwardness on climate change is perceived by our Pacific island neighbours.

Potential homebuyers trying to break into the Bay Area real estate market without a high-paying tech job or financial help from family may find the American Dream of home ownership slipping right out the window
A California Association of Realtors study released last week showed that -- with Bay Area median home prices soaring over $1 million and median incomes insufficient to carry such loans -- fewer than one in five Bay Area residents can afford to buy into the local market.
Many…

Oakland’s newest sports bar also just happens to host some of the East Bay’s best barbecue. Erika Dailey’s 2nd Half Sports Lounge (4307 Telegraph Ave.)...

A 39-year-old day laborer with a record of domestic violence shot and killed three of his young children and wounded a fourth before killing himself early Sunday in the driveway of his home in Clearlake (Lake County), police said
Officers from the Clearklake Police Department found Ricardo Lopez dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and the bodies of three children - ages 4, 2 and 9 months - dead inside a parked SUV. A fourth child, age 5, had a gunshot wound…

The city has been working with the company to open the park for "a number of years," Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum said in a press release. Construction is finally due to begin on the massive project later this year.

The Turkish lira plunged as much as 11 percent against the dollar, hitting a record low, before recovering some of its losses in volatile trading.

Chemistry between Oakland players and coaches, as well as between the franchise and East Bay fans, has been a big part of the recipe for the A’s’ resurgence.

There's a report of police activity on Market Street between McAllister and 6th. Police in the area are warning of delays and possible re-routes of Muni Service in the area. At this point, additional details have not been released.

Elsa Hosk shared this stunning snap with her 4.5 million Instagram followers on Sunday (August 12). Proving that models are never really off duty, Elsa was looking photo shoot ready in her Dannijo 'Mossy' (named after Kate Moss) slip dress from the Fall 2018 Slip Collection. This is a classic piece in a fun fuchsia

Rate of growth slows modestly from first quarter, but top-dollar homes selling faster than ever, fueling bidding wars

Police rushed to evacuate more than 60 animals from a Solano SPCA that appeared to be in the direct path of a growing wildfire.

Burt’s Bees® today announced its clinical data supporting the efficacy of Burt’s Bees nature-based sensitive skin has been published in JDD.

Naaam Real Estate's Prabhjit Singh and Engel & Völkers' Christine Smith share their expertise at ICSF 18

Caminos Flamenco and Walnut Creek restaurant Telefèric Barcelona team up to give patrons the flamenco experience.

Weather in Luzon may improve by Thursday or Friday if the low pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine territory will not develop into a tropical depression, according to the PAGASA.

A grounded fishing boat in Santa Cruz released about 200 gallons of diesel into the water this morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Mike DelPrete will teach University of Colorado Boulder course on iBuyers, Zillow, new construction methods and more

Tennessee-based real estate startup will give agents a long leash — along with some tech tools and other support

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A non-governmental advocacy group lobbying for the legalization of marijuana for medical use was …

The revitalization effort signals a cultural renaissance, with arts, music, and food spaces planned for the historic building.

Gemma Chan made a guest appearance on 'The IMDb Show' on Tuesday (August 7) in Studio City, California, which is set to air on August 17. After the glamour of the 'Crazy Rich Asians' LA premiere, this ADEAM Resort 2019 striped trench dress was very much a carefree, effortless choice. Light, airy and neutral, my

Worker-Owner Workbook – Now Available to Buy
Initially unveiled at the 3rd Union Co-op Symposium, CUCI is excited to announce the completion and release of the Worker-Owner Workbook. After 5 years of development, this workbook was designed to help union co-op teams develop their worker-ownership culture. The workbook contains the essentials of the co-op movement, labor movement, and the Mondragon cooperative network of Spain. It teaches…

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Cape Town is running out of their most needed and precious resource, water. While the day when the city officially runs out of water, Day Zero, has been push...

It’s been more than a month since the Supreme Court’s landmark Janus decision making financial support for unions completely voluntary for teachers and other public-sector workers. In education, there are plenty of predictions that this threat will, at last, force some moderation and cooperation from teachers unions. Much of this comes from Democratic education reformers […]