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SAN FRANCISCO  | California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

SAN FRANCISCO  — California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The July 6 decision by the Trump EPA was illegal and could put thousands of additional highly polluting trucks on the roads, the states and the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO  | California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

SAN FRANCISCO | Helicopter mishap turns Army medical drill into real deal

SAN FRANCISCO — A medical evacuation drill at a California military base turned into a real emergency when two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters participating in the exercise blew down four large tents and injured 22 Army Reserve soldiers, officials said Thursday. No one was seriously injured in the mishap Wednesday night at Fort Hunter Liggett, … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Helicopter mishap turns Army medical drill into real deal

SAN FRANCISCO | Investigators examine why Army helicopters blew down tents

SAN FRANCISCO — Investigators were trying to determine Thursday why two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters were flying so close to four large nylon tents that blew down during a training exercise at a California military base, injuring 22 Army Reserve soldiers.Blackhawk, The injuries from the accident on Wednesday night were not considered serious. Col. David … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Investigators examine why Army helicopters blew down tents

Intersolar and ees North America Feature Innovations from Across the Clean Energy Sector

SAN FRANCISCO/ July 19, 2018 (STL.News) — Intersolar and ees North America, the premier solar and energy storage events in North America, featured riveting discussions between industry pioneers in San Francisco during its eleventh annual event. The co-located exhibitions, including SEMICON West, attracted more than 14,000 attendees from around 60 countries and 433 exhibitors, and … Continue reading Intersolar and ees North America Feature Innovations from Across the Clean Energy Sector

SAN FRANCISCO | States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

SAN FRANCISCO — California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded. The assessment came in a court filing late Monday in which the states asked U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria to put their lawsuit on hold. The states … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

SAN FRANCISCO | Why is Facebook keen on robots? It’s just the future of AI

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like ways. The hires raise a big question — why is Facebook interested in robots, anyway? It’s not as though the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Why is Facebook keen on robots? It’s just the future of AI

Apartments.com Reveals the Top Five Cities for Rooftop Deck Spaces with Impeccable Views

ATLANTA/ July 17, 2018 (STL.News) — With temperatures rising and summer in the air, it is the perfect time to enjoy fresh air and vast views from a rooftop deck. From grills to gardens, pools to dog parks, outdoor decks are often a sought-after amenity by renters, providing a space for get togethers, relaxation, fun … Continue reading Apartments.com Reveals the Top Five Cities for Rooftop Deck Spaces with Impeccable Views

Dialpad Raises $50M in Series D Funding to Reinvent the Phone Call

SAN FRANCISCO/ July 17, 2018 (STL.News)– Dialpad, the pure-cloud business communications provider, today announced it has raised $50 million in Series D funding. ICONIQ Capital led the round, with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Amasia, Scale Venture Partners, Section 32 and Work-Bench, bringing Dialpad’s total funding to $120 million. The new capital will accelerate … Continue reading Dialpad Raises $50M in Series D Funding to Reinvent the Phone Call