Bon Appetech ushers in "good food innovation" movement with food tech conference
 
Posted: 22 Oct 2014, 6:01 pm
Food technology companies have received a lot of attention recently. From innovations like Hampton Creek's egg-alternative products to AgLocal's subscription deliveries of sustainable meat, the crowd of food-meets-technology companies is growing. New media company Bon Appetech is trying to raise the profile of these food innovation companies. To that end, it is launching a "good food innovation" movement, starting with a global food technology conference in San Francisco next spring. The conference,?

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Warriors score with S.F. tip-off crowd
 
Posted: 22 Oct 2014, 5:57 pm
Fresh off a preseason victory and looking toward a new arena in San Francisco's Mission Bay, the Golden State Warriors scored with fans Wednesday at the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce's Tip-Off Lunch. The Oakland NBA team's 2014-15 season officially starts next Wednesday in Sacramento. The first home game at Oracle Arena is Saturday, Nov. 1, against the Los Angeles Lakers. And the focus, players and coaches said Wednesday, is about getting better. Facing a crowd of more than 300, which included?

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Wells Fargo's grim retirement planning reality: some want to 'die early'
 
Posted: 22 Oct 2014, 5:46 pm
Wells Fargo's latest progress report on Americans saving for retirement paints a grim picture. The bank found that people over 50 have actually salted away less for retirement than their younger cohorts. A new survey question revealed that 22 percent of middle-class respondents said they would rather "die early" than not have enough money for a comfortable retirement, according to the fifth annual Wells Fargo Middle Class Retirement study. The median amount of retirement savings in 401(k) plans,?

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Crystal Jade's massive S.F. restaurant to open in November after $14 million build-out
 
Posted: 22 Oct 2014, 5:38 pm
New details are emerging about Singapore-based Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding's huge, 20,000-square-foot restaurant, set to land at Four Embarcadero Center next month. The restaurant, called Crystal Jade Jian Nan, will open to the public on Nov. 18, following a $14 million renovation at the site in the Financial District. The restaurant, with 16,000 square feet of indoor space and an additional 4,000 square feet of outdoor space, will be the company's first restaurant outside of Asia. Crystal?

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