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Californians are sick of the 'malaise that's plagued' the state, says CEO who plans to build new city in the Bay Area—and he's submitted 20,000 signatures to prove it

The Silicon Valley-backed campaign to build a green city in the San Francisco Bay Area has submitted what it says are enough signatures to qualify...

01.05.2024 10

Fortune

Janie Har

Oakland International Airport is thinking about adding ‘San Francisco’ to its name

Oakland airport officials say travelers unfamiliar with the region fly into San Francisco's airport even if their destination is closer to the East...

11.04.2024 10

Fortune

Janie Har

The Silicon Valley billionaires' astroturf city being built from scratch is running headlong into a NIMBY backlash

Former Goldman Sachs trader Jan Sramek unveiled his ballot initiative for "California Forever" in January but it's not on the ballot yet.

29.02.2024 10

Fortune

Janie Har

Civil rights advocates want reparations. San Francisco says how about an apology

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the resolution apologizing to African Americans and their descendants.

27.02.2024 20

Fortune

Janie Har

Silicon Valley billionaires behind secretive new California city pitch voters after stealthily buying $800m of farmland

Jan Sramek, a former Goldman Sachs trader spearheading the ambitious city-building effort, offered the first detailed look Wednesday at his proposal...

18.01.2024 30

Fortune

Janie Har

Silicon Valley billionaires behind secretive new California city reveal proposed development map

California Forever stealthily snapped up more than $800 million of Solano County land in recent years.

17.01.2024 10

Fortune

Janie Har

Biden and Xi meeting will take place at a historic country estate outside San Francisco featured in Jennifer Lopez’s 'The Wedding Planner'

The estate includes a Georgian revival-style mansion and a formal, English Renaissance-style garden.

15.11.2023 20

Fortune

Janie Har

Soaring insurance is forcing people to (literally) leave Paradise, as California's wildfire rebuild comes with 5-figure premiums

The Robinsons are only paying $4,500 through an insurer of last resort. “It’s a beautiful home, but it really makes you think about staying in the...

07.11.2023 6

Fortune

Janie Har

'Birthplace of the waterbed. And the summer of love': San Francisco is launching a $4 million ad campaign to convince people it's not failing

Business leaders behind “It All Starts Here” plan to blanket the city with billboards, which take some liberties about the martini and the mai...

19.10.2023 8

Fortune

Janie Har

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