Fortune 40 Under 40: On Thursday at Zynga headquarters in The City, some 250 leaders, including many in the tech industry, turned out to acknowledge Fortune’s most influential people under 40 in business. Attendees included Mayor Ed Lee, Mark Pincus of Zynga, Tim Westergren of Pandora and Andrew Serwer of Fortune.
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Taara Hoffman, the executive director of GirlVentures, a San Francisco nonprofit offering diverse outdoor activity programming for girls with a focus on leadership and self-discovery, will hold a breakfast fundraiser Thursday at the Palace Hotel. Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com. Read More
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch will be in town Friday, but the News Corporation CEO won’t be talking about the agenda of Fox News or the phone-hacking scandal that rocked England last summer. Read More
Paula Gilmartin, the president of the Peninsula Family Service Hillsborough Auxiliary, is holding a masked-ball benefit, Venezia Romantica, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on Saturday. The Hillsborough Auxiliary is a group of 75 women that supports education programs that help low-income households. Read More
On Thursday, Vanessa Getty and Samantha Traina hosted a party for the unveiling of the redesigned store on Maiden Lane. The 7,900-square-foot, three-story building was renovated under the direction of New York architect Peter Marino. Designer offerings include ready-to-wear, handbags, costume jewelry, shoes, watches and fragrances. Read More
Workers at the Palace Hotel walked off the job Tuesday morning, taking to the streets with picket signs, drums and whistles.
The action is the second three-day strike at a San Francisco hotel in as many weeks, despite the involvement of Mayor Gavin Newsom, who rushed home from a Hawaiian vacation last week to address the labor dispute.
Approximately 350 workers are participating in Tuesday’s strike, which began at 4 a.m. Read More