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  • Jamba Juice Announces That It Will Move To Texas

    05/06/2016 5:21:55 AM PDT · by DFG · 66 replies
    SFGate ^ | 05/05/2016 | Bay City News Service
    The owner of Jamba Juice, which makes specialty beverage and food items including fruit smoothies, will move its headquarters from Emeryville to a Dallas suburb over the next six months, the company announced. Jamba Inc. chief executive David Pace said in a press release and a regulatory filing that the high cost of doing business in the Bay Area is a large reason why the company is moving to Frisco, Texas.
  • CALIFORNIA: $15 MINIMUM WAGE, $30 PER PIZZA, MASSIVE FAIL

    08/18/2015 1:34:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 93 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/17 | William Bigelow
    Small businesses are already struggling to survive the spate of minimum wage increases to $15 per hour in parts of California. Last month, the small Bay Area town of Emeryville, California, (population 10,000) decided to act as flag-bearer for raising the minimum wage in California, hiking its minimum wage to $14.44 per hour. Even though businesses with less than 56 workers are exempt from the $14.44 rate and do not have to raise their wages to $15 until 2018, Vic Gumper, who owns Lanesplitter Pizza, with outlets in Berkeley, Oakland, Albany and Emeryville, decided not only to bite the bullet...
  • [CA] #BlackLivesMatter Activists Shut Down [...] Home Depot; Demand Surveillance Tapes [shortened]

    02/21/2015 6:15:48 PM PST · by Lonely Bull · 11 replies
    CBS SF Bay Area ^ | February 21, 2015
    #BlackLivesMatter Activists Shut Down Emeryville Home Depot; Demand Surveillance Tapes Of Fatal Police Shooting EMERYVILLE (CBS SF/KCBS) — Dozens of #BlackLivesMatter protesters forced Home Depot in Emeryville to close its doors for several hours Saturday. The group was demanding answers about the February 3 shooting death of Yuvette Henderson, an Oakland woman shot and killed outside Home Depot by two Emeryville officers. Henderson was accused of shoplifting and trying to carjack motorists. Police said Henderson pointed a gun at them, but protesters don’t believe that. They want the store to release security tapes of the incident.
  • The Criminal Mind and The Concept Of Control

    02/16/2013 4:40:16 PM PST · by Starman417 · 20 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-16-13 | Skookum
    Emeryville, CA top cop Police Chief Ken James expresses his personal attitude toward weapons; oddly enough, it is remarkably similar to that of the criminal mind and to one of the most ruthless homicidal maniacs of history. http://youtu.be/kdqWI8HCNf8Police Chief Ken James, Police Chief Association’s Firearms Committee Chairman revealed his anti-Second Amendment philosophy at a conference with California lawmakers and Police Chiefs. He maintains that the concept of weapons being used for defense is a “myth”. He also expressed concern over the number of weapons owned by American citizens. “One issue that always boggles my mind is that the idea that...
  • Truck Hits Sacramento-Bound Amtrak Train; 2 Dead

    06/25/2011 12:02:28 AM PDT · by red flanker · 78 replies
    KCRA ^ | June 24, 2011
    CHURCHILL COUNTY, Nev. -- At least two people were killed and about 20 others were injured in a fiery collision between a Sacramento-bound Amtrak train and a semitrailer on a rural northern Nevada highway. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez said the truck driver and one person on the train were killed in the 11:25 a.m. Friday accident about 70 miles east of Reno. He says an unknown number of other people on the train were injured and are being taken by ambulances to the hospital.