Month: January 2022

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated: $78 million paid for a four-building R&D/office campus in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, January 31, 2022 –JLL Capital Markets today announced the closing of the $78 million sale of the Britannia Business Center, a state-of-the-art R&D/office campus totaling 292,000 square feet in the Bay Area community of Pleasanton, California. JLL represented…

Have you cast your Yakima vote? The schools are waiting for your decision

More than 44,000 ballots were mailed to registered voters in Yakima County in mid-January for the Feb. 8 special election. Your ballot is expected within a week from Tuesday.The Yakima County Auditors Office says so far 6,851 of more than…

University staff responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion show anti-Israel bias

A recent heritage foundation to study found a strong anti-Israel bias in the social media posts of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) officers at colleges and universities across the United States. These officials criticize Israel much more frequently and much…

A seat for everyone to play chess on Telegraph Avenue

Turning the corner of Telegraph Avenue and Haste Street in Berkeley is an exercise in nostalgia. Suddenly, ever-rotating storefronts, eye-catching new housing and shiny electric cars give way to dozens of people crammed into chessboards – phones out of sight…

UC researchers explore the poor conditions faced by workers in the fast food industry

A recent report by UCLA and UC Berkeley researchers analyzed the lack of protection for fast food workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, among other issues. The researchers began the study after Los Angeles County and the Los Angeles County Board…

Pamplin Media Group – Eastmoreland Historic District issue could be resolved by summer

The effort and controversy has been going on for half a decade. Is it possible that the matter will be decided soon? Rumors of establishing more of the Eastmoreland neighborhood as a federally protected “historic district” began as early as…

Tampa Theater’s ‘Black Love’ Film Series Kicks Off Next Weekend | Events and Movies | Tampa

Click to enlarge Motown Productions Diana Ross in “Mahogany”. During February weekends, Tampa’s stately and historic Tampa Theater will screen four classic films focusing on African-American relationships. Each has a different community partner and guest speakers like “Love & Basketball”…

Berkeley hotels have a lot to offer locals

The rooftop terrace of the new hotel, Aiden by Best Western, at the university and in Sacramento, is open to hotel guests and members of the community. Credit: Kelly Sullivan This story is brought to you by the City of…

The Hottest Rental Markets in the Bay Area

Hello, Bay Area. It’s Friday, Jan. 28, and a lawsuit against San Mateo County accuses the justice system of creating a “financial trap” for low-income people. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Looking for a new…

UC Berkeley Museum of Anthropology Returns Remains of 1860 Massacre to Wiyot Tribe – CBS San Francisco

EUREKA (AP) — The most vulnerable members of the Wiyot tribe were sleeping on the morning of February 26, 1860, when a band of white men crept into their northern California villages in the dark and massacred them . Many…

Rosendale’s filings for Montana’s new Eastern District in Congress

This is actually a historic moment. This is the first time since the early 1990s that Montana will have two members in the United States House of Representatives. And when it comes to Montana’s new Eastern District, Montana Congressman Matt…

UC Berkeley professor Paul Groth has died

Paul Groth, a campus professor at the College of Architecture and Design known for his research on low-income housing, died Jan. 16. Groth spent much of his career studying the architecture that organized the lives of low-income and working-class people,…

The remains of slaughtered ancestors are returned to the Wiyot tribe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most vulnerable members of the Wiyot tribe were sleeping on the morning of Feb. 26, 1860, when a band of white men slipped into their northern California villages in the dark and took them down….

MyShake App Now Available in Washington State to Provide Warning Before Earthquakes Start

iPhone screenshots of MyApp. (App Store Pictures) Washington state residents have another way to be alerted to an earthquake and potential tremor with the arrival of the MyShake app, a service that was previously only available in California. and in…

Missing in Pleasantville, NJ, man found in swamp next to strip club

PLEASANTVILLE — After an extensive search by family and law enforcement, the body of a 19-year-old man was found Tuesday morning two days after he went missing. Irving Mayren-Guzman of Pleasantville was last seen walking early Sunday morning near the…

Longtime Oakland Developer Gibb Had “Incredible Vision”

Former Oakland Police Lt. Paul Berlin first met Clyde R. “Buzz” Gibb in the 1980s at the Waterfront Plaza Hotel in Oakland. Gibb, the gregarious and successful property developer who founded Thunderbird Properties and became one of the principal owners…

Making a Difference with a US Masters in Public Health

Early detection of diseases. Epidemic control. Better quality of life. These are just a few of the many ways public health professionals help and save lives. Indeed, health is a fundamental human right – as a public health professional, you…

End Zone for January 25 | Journal-news

Editor’s note: Please note that all announcements are published in the order received. Some entries may be edited depending on available space. All articles must be received by 4 p.m. on Sunday each week and can be submitted by email…

Accor will open the first MGallery Hotel & Residences in Mexico in 2024

WHY IT RATES: Mexico’s first MGallery Hotel & Residences is set to be one of Tulum’s top eco-retreats when it opens in 2024.– Lacey Pfalz, Associate Editor, TravelPulse Accor, the world leader in hotels, in partnership with Inmobilia, the leading…

CA Gov. Gavin Newsom launches historic college service program

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday launched a historic statewide college service program, which offers community service opportunities to students in exchange for $10,000 scholarships. The #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program aims to engage students in meaningful service for local community…

Silicon Valley lawmakers advance bill to improve fast food working conditions

By Eli Wolfe, San Jose January 22, 2022 A sweeping change in protections for fast-food workers could upend the franchise framework, and while union rights advocates are happy to see it progress, franchise owners don’t entirely agree. Find out what’s…

Is the Holiday Inn Gateway Center in Flint permanently closing?

It’s been a tough few months for the Holiday Inn Gateway Center in Flint, like many businesses, they’ve battled the ongoing pandemic to get things done. Then in December, the hotel lost its franchise brand with the Intercontinental Hotels group….

Pacific will participate in the University Service Program

Jan. 22 – STOCKTON – The University of the Pacific was one of only four private universities in California selected to participate in Californians For All College Corps, a program that provides community services and also helps students pay for…

Thousands of Bay Area customers lose power as high winds approach 100mph

Thousands of people across the Bay Area lost power ahead of the weekend, thanks to predicted high winds that reached nearly 100 mph in parts of North Bay. Although many households and businesses were restored by midday Saturday, including shops…

Pandemic-era street art shines in ‘The City Canvas,’ a new exhibit at Pier 70

We all remember the early days of the pandemic, in March 2020, when the strange term “shelter in place” became our daily way of life. Suddenly the bustling streets of San Francisco and Oakland and beyond were empty, eerily apocalyptic,…

NJ State Police SUV hits car at red light on Route 130

BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP – A New Jersey State Trooper was injured when a car ran a red light crossing Route 130 on Wednesday. A Volvo C70 sedan crossed Route 130 at Groveville Road around 3:35 p.m. and was struck on the…

The best new hotels to book in 2022

L Let’s be honest, getting away from it all is as much about rest and relaxation as it is collecting fresh content for the gram. And the pandemic doesn’t seem to have slowed the flow of new hotels. From New…

Drug overdose deaths fell in 2021 – but not by much

Hello, Bay Area. It’s Thursday, January 20, and the federal government is sending nearly $3 billion in wildfire relief to protect the most fire-prone areas in California and the West. Here’s what you need to know to start your day….

Colleges are taking advantage of NFTs as a new fundraising mechanism

As NFTs dominate the moment, some colleges are cashing in on the craze. An NFT (short for Non-Fungible Token) is a speculative digital asset that is unique and cannot be replicated or replaced. People often compare NFTs to original works…

What can a mayor do to make a city more livable? –Streetblog San Francisco

“In most cities, mayors don’t have a lot of power,” Emeryville Mayor John Bauters told Streetsblog in a recent interview. He sees himself as part of a team with the city council, which holds most of the decision-making power in…

COVID-19 is back in California. Essential worker protections have not

The omicron variant continues its rapid spread in California, tearing vaccinated and unvaccinated populations apart and driving up hospitalizations. An unprecedented number of essential workers, including doctors and nurses, have been exposed and are falling ill from COVID-19 – more…

Berkeley’s iconic Bette’s Oceanview Diner has closed permanently

Since 1982, Bette’s Oceanview Diner has been a Fourth Street landmark. Credit: Bette’s/Instagram Bette’s Oceanview Diner, the Berkeley institution founded by Bette and Manfred Kroening, has closed for good after nearly four decades in business. The restaurant was well known…

College Corps program aims to help college students pay for college through volunteering – KION546

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KION-TV) — The state, alongside public and private universities, has announced a program that can reward students who serve their communities by helping them pay for their college education. The Californians for All College Corps program will offer…

The end zone for January 18 | Journal-news

Editor’s note: Please note that all announcements are published in the order received. Some entries may be edited depending on available space. All articles must be received by 4 p.m. on Sunday each week and can be submitted by email…

🌱 COVID-19 Antiviral Pills + World Bartending Competition

Good day, people of Charleston! It’s me again, Nicole Fallon-Peek, your Charleston Daily host. First, today’s weather forecast: A lot of sun. High: 51 Low: 36. Here are the top stories in Charleston today: Fetter Health Care Network to participate…

Local lawmaker wants informed Yakima voters

Making sure Washington voters living abroad have the information they need. That’s the goal of a new Senate bill passed Wednesday sponsored by 14th District State Rep. Gina Mosbrucker. She says the bill would help inform Washington voters abroad. Soldiers…

Shades of green in business education rankings

There is no shortage of advocates for “softer and greener” MBAs these days. Many activists now criticize business school rankings for focusing on graduate salaries rather than the tools and values ​​needed for a more responsible form of capitalism. But,…

Toms River home deemed ‘unsafe’ after Jackson man crashed there

TOMS RIVER — A Jackson man who was driving without a license is seriously injured after crashing into a house late Friday night, according to township police. Toms River Police responded to an accident around 11.30pm on Cox Cro Road…

Bay Area zero-waste stores thrive after pandemic pollution wave

When Shanti Jourdan received her first bike delivery of laundry detergent, Epsom salt and olive oil from Re-Up Refill Shop in Oakland, she thought she had found the Holy Grail. “I’ve been really into the idea of ​​zero waste and…

Fifty years after its dedication: the Pearl Chase Garden at UCSB

By Cheri Rae Education was everything to Pearl Chase, who graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1909, Santa Barbara Normal School in 1912, taught Santa Barbara High School, and received an honorary doctorate from the Mills College in…

My memories of Joan Didion before she became famous – Press Enterprise

I knew Joan Didion before she became, well, Jeanne Didion. That is, the literary icon Joan Didion. Carlos Cortés, professor emeritus of history at UC Riverside, remembers his friendship with the late Joan Didion. (File photo by David Bauman, The…

Question to the Fed: has it waited too long to fight inflation? | News, Sports, Jobs

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell listens during his renominations hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. With inflation high and the economy strengthening, the Fed has warned…

Ed Schoenfeld, Chinese food impresario, dies at 72

Mr. Schoenfeld became obsessed with Chinese cuisine early on. “I must have been 11 or 12 when I first went to The Great Shanghai on Broadway and 102nd Street,” he told the Serious Eats website in 2018. “I remember having…

Did Harvard just signal the end of the era of testing it started

In the 1920s, Harvard’s adoption of the SAT for admission energized a nascent movement of standardized admissions testing in elite enclaves. In the 1960s, when the University of California (UC) system did the same, it made the admissions testing trend…

Quiroz-Carter sworn in as new Watsonville councilwoman

Vanessa Quiroz-Carter was sworn in as Watsonville City Council’s new 2nd district representative during Tuesday night’s virtual meeting. Quiroz-Carter, a Watsonville native who recently served on the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission, said she was excited to continue former councilman…

Gay Gourmet’s Top 22 for 2022 – San Francisco Bay Times

By David Landis– 2021 has been a zinger, especially for the restaurant community, so let’s hope 2022 is better. To start the year off right, The Gay Gourmet celebrates my crush 22 of the Bay Area’s Best Restaurants (many of…

Claude Bosi back in Mayfair this summer with a restaurant inspired by the French Riviera

Called Socca Bistro, the new Franco-Mediterranean bistro will pay homage to coastal towns and the flavors of the Côte d’Azur and will open this summer at 41 South Audley Street on the former Richoux site. Rumors have swirled about Bosi…

Native American inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist Narinder Kapany left an indelible mark

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS): He is considered the “father of fiber optics”, one of the seven “unsung heroes of the 20th century” for his Nobel Prize-winning breakthrough that spawned the internet and is responsible for devices ranging from endoscopes…

Medahuman Founder Adam Feldheim on What To Drink When You Choose Not To Drink – Drinks International

As modern as the term may sound, functional drinks are nothing new. Energy drinks, isotonic sports drinks, and probiotic yogurt are familiar to most people, and how long have people been drinking coffee and tea? In recent years, in the…

Chicago businesses team up to build suburban communities

CHICAGO – Core Spaces, a Chicago-based residential real estate developer, and Harrison Street, an investment management firm focused exclusively on alternative real estate assets, said they have formed a joint venture that will invest up to $ 1.5 billion for…

Oakland’s iconic restaurant, Brown Sugar Kitchen, closes for good

Chef Tanya Holland on the opening day of Brown Sugar Kitchen in Uptown Oakland. Credit: Sarah Han After nearly 15 years in business, Tanya Holland’s revolutionary restaurant, Brown Sugar Kitchen, has permanently closed its last location. The news will disappoint…

Newsom expands its offer to clean up camps – CalMatters

In summary In his budget proposal, Gov. Gavin Newsom underscored his support for cities to end homeless settlements, but acknowledged it was only a bridge to permanent housing. In his January budget proposal to the state legislature, Gov. Gavin Newsom…

Did he wait too long to fight inflation?

WASHINGTON – With soaring inflation, falling unemployment and rising wages, some economists are warning that the Federal Reserve may have waited too long to reverse its ultra-low rate policies – a delay that could expose the economy at increased risk….

U.S. campuses angered by Covid restrictions

U.S. colleges and universities are starting the spring semester with growing rebellions against the ongoing lockdowns, as staff and students increasingly question the value of the strong restrictions in person. The semester arrives with American higher education perhaps experiencing its…

Rise in COVID cases causing delays, distance education at Bay Area universities

Rise in COVID cases causing delays, distance education at Bay Area universities The spike in COVID cases is forcing some Bay Area universities to return to distance education or delay their return from winter vacation. BERKELEY, Calif. – Cal has…

Hagerstown Parks and Recreation opens registration for 2022 Hub City 100 Miler – WDVM25 & DCW50

Rivera speaks loudly on DT Daron Payne Sports / 13 hours ago Video Washington secures left tackle position, Leno Jr. signs 3-year, $ 37.5 million extension Sports / 17 hours ago Video In Diamond Miller’s first season start, Maryland crushes…

Berkeley’s Landmark Micro-Bond Program Offers New Quick Funding

Berkeley City Hall, November 6, 2020. Photo: Pete Rosos Ericka Xanthe W., a freelance pastry chef with a booming business in Berkeley, wants to expand her house to physical space, but can’t afford a $ 3,000 rent for the roughly…

Covid-19 tracker: the pace continues

Hello, Mission, and welcome to Virus Village, your (somewhat regular) Covid-19 data dump. Regardless of the measure – infections, hospitalizations, positivity rates and R-numbers – San Francisco seems to be still in the heart of the omicron woods. First the…

MGM Resorts (MGM) reinvents its loyalty program and strengthens its offers

To strengthen its loyalty program offers for player and non-player customers, MGM Resorts International MGM recently announced the rollout of its redesigned loyalty rewards program – MGM Rewards – effective February 1, 2022. Following the news, the company’s shares rose…

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone: Clark County, Nevada Partners with NTT to Implement Smart Park Initiatives

Las Vegas – January 6, 2022 – Clark County, Nevada and NTT (NTT Corporation, NTT Ltd., NTT DATA Services) have agreed to deploy NTT Smart Solutions for smart park initiatives. The deal will begin with a pilot at Sunset Park…

Lottery fever? These were the Flint Area spots to win tickets

If you’re like me, you woke up realizing you still had to go to work this morning and you weren’t a millionaire overnight. Two lucky lotto players are mega-rich after hitting the $ 632.6 million jackpot in Wednesday night’s draw….

Take a weekend to explore the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia

Posted in West Virginia 06 January 2022 by Cristy What better way to spend a weekend than drinking and dining in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle? We can’t think of one! This region is a treasure trove of shops, restaurants, museums,…

Colleges Resume In-Person Classes Amid Omicron

Colleges across the country that are turning to distance education and delaying the start of the spring semester may have grabbed the headlines, but they are in the minority. The vast majority of institutions are returning to in-person learning as…

Does Private Browser on iPhone Help Find Cheaper Flights?

Normally when I see something on social media I don’t even think about trying it because I feel like all these posts on TikTok and Instagram are just fake ads. I’m sure you’ve noticed on TikTok that there is a…

More snow to come Thursday evening

The bottom line This is my second update from the morning weather blog – phew! We are grappling with widespread icing issues Wednesday morning as patchy freezing rain sweeps through New Jersey. For more details on this element of the…

UCLA Study Shows Fast Food Restaurant Workers At High Risk For COVID-19 – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

The Nicker-Crenshaw McDonalds received a modernized seating and service upgrade. Fast-food restaurant workers are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 in addition to facing difficult working conditions during the pandemic, a new study from the UCLA Labor Center released today…

Reviews | Mental health on college campuses amid Covid

For the publisher: Re “The fast-spreading variant has campuses fearing a mental health crisis” (news article, December 23): I am the parent of a sophomore at Dartmouth where three freshmen committed suicide in the 2020-21 school year. I totally agree…

New high-end restaurants to book in 2022

Secretly in every way, two Michelin-starred chef Brett Graham’s Notting Hill restaurant closed in June 2020, with the chef saying he couldn’t reopen with social distancing in place. Now the dining room has been gutted and is currently undergoing a…

Mark Patton: After a lifetime of assists, Kelly Barsky ready to lead UCSB athletics | Sports

Lake Winnipesaukee was Kelly Barsky’s childhood playground. She grew up near Alton Bay, the sword-shaped cove that stabs four miles beyond the southeast edge of New Hampshire’s largest body of water. However, she did not know anything about the place…

Racial Inequality in California: What Can the State Do with $ 31 Billion? | State and regional

California is a state of contrasts. On the one hand, it has a budget surplus of $ 31 billion from the earnings of the rich, allowing it to spend record amounts on schools and health care. On the other hand,…