San Francisco Bay Area

Lumentum Chief Information Officer, Ralph Loura, Receives Leadership Honor at the 2021 Bay Area CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum"), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, announced today that its Senior Vice President of IT and Chief Information Officer (CIO), Ralph Loura, has been recognized as the recipient of the Bay Area CIO of the Year ORBIE award for Leadership.

Key Points: 
  • "We are proud of Ralph's prestigious recognition as a leader in his field," said Lumentum President and CEO, Alan Lowe.
  • Hosted by InspireCIO , the preeminent executive peer leadership network of CIOs, the annual Bay Area CIO of the Year ORBIE awards program honors CIOs who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.
  • "Ralph is an intuitive connector and nurtures relationships and creates community with other leading CIOs," said Founder of InspireCIO, Frank Bell.
  • "Ralph understands that sharing ideas and best practices, what's working, and what to avoid, is a long-term winning strategy."

Harborside Expected to Transition to Domestic Issuer Status in United States

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:12pm

If and when the Transition is completed, the Company will be subject tothe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC")reporting requirements applicable toU.S.domestic companies.

Key Points: 
  • If and when the Transition is completed, the Company will be subject tothe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC")reporting requirements applicable toU.S.domestic companies.
  • The SEC's reporting requirements will require, among other things, Harborside's financial statements and financial data to be presented underU.S.GAAP.
  • This news release contains "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" (collectively, "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of the applicable Canadian and United States securities legislation.
  • Cannabis remains a Schedule I drug under the US Controlled Substances Act, making it illegal under federal law in the United States to, among other things, cultivate, distribute or possess cannabis in the United States.

Mandarin Instruction by Taiwanese Teachers Now Offered in the Bay Area

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:00pm

A second course for in-person instruction only is at the Growing Tree Learning Center in Saratoga ( gtlc-chineselearning.com ).

Key Points: 
  • A second course for in-person instruction only is at the Growing Tree Learning Center in Saratoga ( gtlc-chineselearning.com ).
  • While Mandarin teaching in the U.S. has a long history, its reach has mainly focused on the Taiwanese/Chinese community.
  • More than 1.3 billion people are native speakers of Mandarin, and another 1.12 billion speak Mandarin as a second language.
  • The San Francisco Bay Area has two Mandarin language centers, now expanding their reach beyond the Taiwanese/ Chinese community to the general public.

HUNGRY Closes $21MM Series C Round with "A-List" Backing

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:30pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --HUNGRY, one of the fastest growing food tech startups in the U.S., today announced the close of its $21 million Series C funding.

Key Points: 
  • ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --HUNGRY, one of the fastest growing food tech startups in the U.S., today announced the close of its $21 million Series C funding.
  • HUNGRY will use the new infusion of capital to accelerate its geographic and service-based expansion.
  • "Since the outset of the pandemic, interest in HUNGRY has increased exponentially," said Jeff Grass, CEO of HUNGRY.
  • HUNGRY is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and has rapidly growing operations in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston, New York City, Austin, Dallas and Los Angeles.

New Lawsuit by Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard Alleges USA Swimming’s Quest for Profit Allowed Serial Sexual Predator Andy King to Abuse Young East Bay Swimmer

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:02pm

(Case #: HG21112559)

Key Points: 
  • (Case #: HG21112559)
    In addition to USA Swimming, affiliates Pacific Swimming and San Ramon Valley Aquatics are defendants in the lawsuit.
  • Like other young girls coached by King, A.H. dreamed of becoming an Olympic swimmer when she joined San Ramon Valley Aquatics in the late 1970s.
  • By the early 1980s, when A.H. was around 12 years old, King began grooming her to accept his sexual advances.
  • In 1991, a USA Swimming committee acknowledged the sexual abuse problem and recommended that steps be taken to protect young athletes.

Kilroy Realty, L.P. to Redeem All Outstanding 3.800% Senior Notes Due 2023

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:58pm

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today announced that its operating partnership, Kilroy Realty, L.P., will redeem all $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 3.800% Senior Notes due January 15, 2023 (CUSIP No.

Key Points: 
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today announced that its operating partnership, Kilroy Realty, L.P., will redeem all $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 3.800% Senior Notes due January 15, 2023 (CUSIP No.
  • The redemption date for the Notes will be October 25, 2021 (the Redemption Date).
  • The loss from early extinguishment of debt was not previously reflected in the Companys second quarter guidance estimates for full year 2021.
  • U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee and Paying Agent, is mailing a notice of redemption to all registered holders of the Notes.

Kilroy Realty, L.P. Prices $450.0 Million of 2.650% Senior Notes Due 2033

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:04pm

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) (the Company) today announced that its operating partnership, Kilroy Realty, L.P., has priced an underwritten public offering of $450.0 million aggregate principal amount of 2.650% senior notes due 2033 (the Notes).

Key Points: 
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) (the Company) today announced that its operating partnership, Kilroy Realty, L.P., has priced an underwritten public offering of $450.0 million aggregate principal amount of 2.650% senior notes due 2033 (the Notes).
  • The offering is expected to close on October 7, 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
  • Net proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $445.8 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and the Companys estimated expenses.
  • The Notes are being offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed by Kilroy Realty Corporation and Kilroy Realty, L.P. with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Clark Breaks Ground on UCSF's New Clinical Building in Mission Bay

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Clark Construction Group announced that it has broken ground on the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)'s new clinical facility at its Mission Bay campus in San Francisco.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Clark Construction Group announced that it has broken ground on the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)'s new clinical facility at its Mission Bay campus in San Francisco.
  • The new building is part of UCSF's development of Block 34, a site at the corner of 3rd Street and Mariposa Street.
  • The garage and clinical building are slated to be delivered in summer 2024.
  • Clark Construction Group is one of the nation's most experienced and respected providers of building and civil construction services companies with annual revenues of approximately $5 billion.

Motional Invests in Las Vegas Operations with Expanded Testing, R&D Capabilities

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Motional is now significantly expanding our Las Vegas footprint as we continue to scale up ahead of our 2023 commercial robotaxi deployment.

Key Points: 
  • Motional is now significantly expanding our Las Vegas footprint as we continue to scale up ahead of our 2023 commercial robotaxi deployment.
  • We are tripling the size of our Las Vegas closed-course testing facility, doubling our operations center, and growing our Las Vegas team by over 100 new employees.
  • This represents Motional's largest operations investment in the Las Vegas area to date.
  • Motional is redefining mobility and our expansion in Las Vegas serves as another milepost on that journey.

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMCB) Announces Retirement of Chief Credit Officer

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:00pm

The Chief Credit Officer position will be filled by Jay J. Colombini, one of the Banks two current Executive Vice President and Wholesale Banking Division Managers.

Key Points: 
  • The Chief Credit Officer position will be filled by Jay J. Colombini, one of the Banks two current Executive Vice President and Wholesale Banking Division Managers.
  • Jay Colombini brings to this new position 36 years of industry credit administration experience, including 28 years at Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, traded on the OTCQX under the symbol FMCB, is the parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California, also known as F&M Bank.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bancorp has paid dividends for 86 consecutive years and we have increased dividends for 56 consecutive years.