Ten years ago, when the first building at the UC San Francisco Medical Center in Mission Bay opened, the area was largely undeveloped. Now the neighborhood has become a hub for biotech science.
State and local officials gathered at Genentech Hall in Mission Bay — the first building to open on the campus — to celebrate how far the medical center has come and the buildings, including a new children’s hospital, that are planned to open in the next few years. Read More
San Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge Katherine Feinstein has announced that she is retiring from the bench.
Feinstein, 55, the daughter of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, has served as a judge with the court for more than 12 years, and for the past two she has served as presiding judge. Her retirement is effective Feb. 1, court officials said. Read More
The former director of the California Department of Transportation was hired Tuesday to lead the state’s $68 billion high-speed rail project. Jeff Morales will join the California High-Speed Rail Authority after the agency’s board of directors unanimously approved his hiring. He replaces Roelof Van Ark, who stepped down March 2 after less than two years on the job. Read More
The striking headline: DOW 28,000,000.
Today’s Wall Street Journal looks behind the faces of California’s six-figure retirees and finds numbers that should really freak you out. Read More
The Obama Democrats' stealth strategy for increasing the size and scope of the federal government is well under way, despite huge voter backlash. Federal spending has been increased from a 30-year average of 21 percent of gross domestic product to 25 percent, and a bipartisan commission tasked with reducing the deficit may recommend tax increases. Read More
Sacramento has never been a prime location for sequels of any kind, which is why the recall effort against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger by the state prison guards union seems like one of those ideas that should never have been greenlighted. Read More