Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Del Monte cuts 63 jobs at Crystal City plant

Del Monte Foods Inc. is cutting 63 jobs at its canning plant about 120 miles southwest of San Antonio following a decision to skip the plant's fall and winter packing seasons. The California-based company recently filed a worker adjustment and retrain...

By | 2018-10-22T23:23:10+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Medtronic co-founder Earl Bakken, 94, dies at Hawaii home

Earl Bakken, the electrical engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist who invented the first wearable heart pacemaker, has died at his Hawaii home. He was 94. Bakken co-founded Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) in 1949 in Minneapolis along with his brother-in-la...

By | 2018-10-22T23:22:12+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Technology|

Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent to earn $252,000 annually

The new superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools will earn a salary of $252,000 annually during his initial two-year contract.  Keith Posley became the district’s interim superintendent in May. The School Board unanimously decided on Oct. 9 to drop ...

By | 2018-10-22T22:10:05+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Education|

Gateway Technical College breaks ground on iMET Center expansion

Gateway Technical College broke ground Monday on the expansion of its Sturtevant campus.  The college is expanding the SC Johnson iMET Center by about 35,000 square feet to support the needs of employers associated with Foxconn Technology Group’s deve...

By | 2018-10-22T21:57:19+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Education|

Fandango dances onto 5,000 more screens in Latin America

By inking multiyear deals with several international exhibitors, Fandango has added more than 5,000 new screens to its movie ticketing network in more than 15 Latin American countries. The Beverly Hills, California-based company has signed pacts with ...

By | 2018-10-22T21:33:36+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Media|

These were the 10 biggest VC-backed exits from the Bay Area in Q3

Most of the biggest exits for venture-backed companies in the Bay Area in the third quarter came from IPOs. That's probably no surprise in a year when the number of companies going public from the region has already more than doubled last year's total...

By | 2018-10-22T20:52:19+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Healthcare|

‘We listened,’ prospective Crew SC owner Pete Edwards tells #SaveTheCrew party (slideshow)

Hundreds of Columbus Crew SC fans met up at Land-Grant Brewing Co. on Sunday to celebrate #SaveTheCrew's one-year anniversary – and the movement's apparent success in keeping the team in town. They were joined by one very important fan – Dr. Pete Edwa...

By | 2018-10-22T16:33:21+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Sports|

Photos: Texans on four-game winning streak after beating Jaguars

The Houston Texans are on a four-game winning streak after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars Oct. 21 in Florida 20-7. The Texans started the season 0-3 and now are No. 1 in the AFC South division. The team also recently defeated Indianapolis, Dallas...

By | 2018-10-22T15:55:30+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Sports|