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A legendary Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into three states, and his proposal just qualified for the November ballot

Frederick M. Brown/Getty A proposal to split California into three states — Northern California, California (new), and Southern California — has qualified to appear on the ballot in November's general election. The measure received more th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

A legendary Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into three states, and his proposal just qualified for the November ballot

Frederick M. Brown/Getty A proposal to split California into three states — Northern California, California (new), and Southern California — has qualified to appear on the ballot in November's general election. The measure received more th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

An eccentric tech investor has spent over $1 million to get Californians to weigh in on splitting the state into 3

Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper is known for having crazy ideas — and for funding them. Now, Draper wants to split California into three separate states. The tech billionaire has spent at least $.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

Cal 3: Proposal to Split Up California Qualifies for November Ballot

More than 600,000 signed the petition to get proposal on the ballot......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2018

Will California Split Into Three? Voters Could Have Their Say In November

A proposal to split the state has enough signatures to go on the ballot......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2018

California investor buys 2 buildings leased by Valley Goodwill stores

Two Valley properties leased by Goodwill were sold in November to a California company for a combined $16 million. Los Angeles-based Cahuenga Lofts LLC purchased the Goodwill store at 8053 E. Raintree Drive in Scottsdale for $10.2 million and the b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2018

Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

The billionaire behind a measure to split California in three said he's giving up on the effort to reimagine the nation's most populous state after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 9th, 2018

"Google tax" headed for November ballot in Silicon Valley city

The hometown of Alphabet Inc. will vote on a new tax in November that would charge large companies a fee per employee, similar to a tax that Seattle recently repealed after a .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2018

Silicon Valley"s Mountain View Approves "Google Tax" for November Ballot

The Mountain View City Council approved a measure for voter consideration of an employee "head tax," a week after neighboring Cupertino, CA decided to delay consideration of a similar referendum for at l.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 27th, 2018

Cupertino Council Decides Against Putting "Apple Tax" on November Ballot

Pictured: Apple headquarters at One Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA. Just a week after Seattle leaders hastily repealed an employee "head tax" on Amazon and other large companies, Apple's Silicon Valley .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 20th, 2018

It would be incredibly difficult for California to split into three states. If it did, here"s how it would work

A proposal to split California into thre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 16th, 2018

Failed California to become 3 States

Failed California to become 3 States A proposal by billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper to split California into three states has gathered enough verified signatures to be put.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 13th, 2018

Tim Draper"s plan to split California 3 ways makes it onto the ballot

Is Congress ready to add four more Senators from California? That's one of the questions that will have to be answered if billionaire venture investor Tim Draper's plan to split the state three ways succeeds. The signature verification to put it .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

​Silicon Valley faces regulatory fight on its home turf

A proposed California ballot measure that would provide consumers with increased data privacy rights is the passion project of an unlikely trio: A finance industry executive, a real estate developer and a former CIA analyst......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Data Sheet—Billionaire Tim Draper’s Kooky Idea to Split California in Three

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Monday, April 16, 2018. Silicon Valley venture capitalists are plagued with a strange affliction. They be.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 16th, 2018

This Tech Billionaire Wants To Break California Into Three States—Here"s Why

The proposal has received enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 13th, 2018

Burned-Out Shack In Silicon Valley Selling For $800k

Silicon Valley, the southern region of San Francisco Bay Area of California, is arguably the most expensive place in the United States to live. At the ep.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 13th, 2018

Silicon Valley company announces investment at Spaceport

Spaceport America has landed another tenant, signing a multi-year lease with a Silicon Valley firm called SpinLaunch. The California company is leasing acreage from the commercial space hub near Truth or Consequences and will build a facility employing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

California is home to the country’s hottest housing market, but data shows southern metros like Dallas are closing in

When it comes to the country’s hottest housing markets, Silicon Valley still holds the top spot, but metros in the south aren’t far behind. A new report from Seattle-based Zillow ranked the top 10 housing markets in 2019 and found that half of the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

U.S. rules on foreign investors chill Silicon Valley

A new law on foreign investment by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is creating havoc in the startup industry. Here’s why......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 7th, 2019

Tesla Adds Larry Ellison, Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to Board to Help Oversee Musk

Musk claimed in August to have had the funding and investor support for a buyout (Bloomberg) — Tesla Inc. added Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to its board, picking a controversial Silicon Valley luminary and a respe.....»»

Category: topSource: timeDec 28th, 2018