San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley News http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/san-francisco-bay-area-silicon-valley-forum.html hourly 1 1970-01-01T00:00+00:00 Massive fire at recycling plant in Newark, California http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/pc_url_36685499 Several news services covered the massive fire at a recycling plant in Newark, California.  The smoke could clearly be seen in San Francisco across the San Francisco Bay.<div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain">San Jose Mercury News:</div><div class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_30107036/newark-firefighters-battle-2-alarm-fire-at-recycling" class="plain">http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_30107036/newark-firefighters-battle-2-alarm-fire-at-recycling</a><br></div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain">Video and details at ABC7 News:</div><div class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://abc7news.com/news/shelter-in-place-issued-for-newark-fremont-due-to-recycling-center-fire----watch-live/1419553/" class="plain">http://abc7news.com/news/shelter-in-place-issued-for-newark-fremont-due-to-recycling-center-fire----watch-live/1419553/</a><br></div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain"><p class="plain"><font class="plainlarge"><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK27" class="plainlarge"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK23" class="plainlarge"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK8" class="plainlarge"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK7" class="plainlarge"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK36" class="plainlarge"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK35" class="plainlarge"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK33" class="plainlarge"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK32" 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driverless shuttles in U.S. to debut at Bishop Ranch office park near San Francisco, CA http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/pc_url_35762523 <p class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://easymile.com/" class="plain">EasyMile</a>, a French company that provides shared driverless transportation, announced it has signed an exclusive collaborative agreement with <a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://gomentumstation.net/" class="plain">GoMentum Station</a>, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s Concord testing ground for autonomous vehicles.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain">[<a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://gomentumstation.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Press-Release-Easymile-Gomentum-Station-Announce-Exclusive-Agreement-October-5-2015-1.pdf" class="plain">Click here for official press release</a>]<br><br></p><p class="plain">Based on the collaboration, a pilot project is being launched in summer 2016 that will start by bringing two driverless shuttles to Bishop Ranch, the San Francisco Bay Area's largest office park in San Ramon, for prototype testing.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain">The shuttles are designed to take passengers a short distance at low speeds and are meant to compliment already existing public transportation options.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.bishopranch.com/" class="plain">Bishop Ranch</a>, a 585-acre office park featuring big-name businesses such as AT&T, Chevron and General Electric, would become the country’s first place where the vehicles have been deployed, according to EasyMile.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain">Related article: <a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://news24-680.com/2015/10/05/french-made-driverless-buses-steer-for-san-ramons-bishop-ranch/" class="plain">http://news24-680.com/2015/10/05/french-made-driverless-buses-steer-for-san-ramons-bishop-ranch/</a></p><p 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class="plain">By Natalie Neysa Alund Bay Area News GroupPOSTED:   06/10/2015 03:19:33 PM PDT</div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain"><p class="plain">HAYWARD -- Police arrested three men and located thousands of marijuana plants worth more than $15 million in the city's industrial area last week after a lengthy investigation, a police sergeant said Wednesday. </p>The city's police narcotics unit, backed by their SWAT team, served a search warrant at 5:53 a.m. on June 4 at a large warehouse in the 3100 block of Diablo Avenue and busted what detectives called the largest marijuana grow in the history of the Hayward Police Department.  Inside the warehouse, detectives seized 13,000 marijuana plants, Sgt. Ryan Cantrell said. 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That is approximately 30 percentage points higher than Asians’ projected proportion nationally.</p> <p class="plain"> </p> <p class="plain">In the same 25 years, the share of non-Hispanic whites in Silicon Valley is expected to fall to less than 25 percent, down from 33 percent today and 70.5 percent in 1980. The share of Hispanics is predicted to remain largely unchanged at about a quarter of the valley’s total.</p> <p class="plain"> </p> <p class="plain">Click here for <a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.siliconvalleyoneworld.com/community-labor-force-demographics/demographers-asians-now-outnumber-whites-in-silicon-valley/" class="plain">full article with charts and graphs</a></p> <p class="plain"> </p> <p class="plain">************************************************</p> <p class="plain"><span class="heading2"><font class="plain">To search for business parks and industrial parks in the U.S. visit Global Business Parks at:</font><br></span><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/search-usa.html" class="plain"><span class="heading2">Search Business and Industrial Parks in the U.S.</span></a></p> <p class="plain"><span class="heading2"> </span></p> <p class="plain"><span class="heading2"><font class="plain">To browse additional business and industrial parks in California visit Global Business Parks at:</font></span></p> <p class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/usa-ca/business-parks-and-industrial-parks-in-california.html" class="plain"><span class="heading2">Business Parks and Industrial Parks in California</span></a></p> <p class="plain"><span class="heading2"> </span></p> <p class="plain"><span class="heading2"><font class="plain">For information on other business parks in Silicon Valley visit Global Business Parks at:</font></span></p> <p class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/regions/san-francisco-bay-area-business-parks-and-industrial-parks.html" class="plain"><span class="heading2">San Francisco Bay Area Business Parks and Industrial Parks</span></a></p> <p class="plain"><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK15" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK16" class="plain"></a><a link="" href="javascript:void(null)" class="plain"><br> </a>More news about business parks and industrial parks around the world visit us at:</p> <p class="plain">Website: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/" class="plain">www.GlobalBusinessParks.com</a></p> <p class="plain">Twitter: <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/GlobalBizParks" class="plain">@GlobalBizParks</a></p> <p class="plain">Facebook: <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/GlobalBusinessParks" class="plain">GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p class="plain">News/Blog: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://my.globalbusinessparks.com/" class="plain">my.GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p class="plain">Flickr: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/globalbusinessparks/" class="plain">GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p class="plain"><span class="heading2">************************************************</span></p> Global Business Parks 2015-04-22T16:11:25-07:00 Asians Now Outnumber Whites In Silicon Valley - Article by Sharon Simonson of SiliconValleyOneWorld.com Service Provider Profile: Duyen T. Nguyen - Of Counsel at Weintraub Tobin http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/pc_url_35167659 Occasionally Global Business Parks does a profile of our recommended service providers.  Today's profile is of <span class="plain">Duyen T. Nguyen - Of Counsel at Weintraub Tobin in San Francisco.</span><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain">See her complete firm profile here:</div><div class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://weintraub.com/Attorneys/Duyen_T._Nguyen" class="plain">http://weintraub.com/Attorneys/Duyen_T._Nguyen</a><br></div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain">The GBP microsite for Ms. Nguyen:</div><div class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/business-services/duyen-t-nguyen-at-weintraub.html" class="plain">Duyen T. Nguyen - Of Counsel at Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation</a><br></div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain"><br><div align="center"><font class="heading2"><b>About Duyen Nguyen</b></font></div><br>Duyen Nguyen is Of Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment and Litigation groups, servicing both the Sacramento and San Francisco offices. She is experienced in defending employers in state and federal courts in labor and employment matters involving race, age, gender, and disability discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and breach of contract claims, among others.<br>Duyen also advises clients on labor and employment issues related to the Fair Employment and Housing Act, Family Medical Leave Act/California Family Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VII, the Warn Act, wage and hour laws, discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination claims.<br>In addition to her labor and employment practice, Duyen is experienced in litigating complex business matters ranging from the misappropriation of trade-secret claims to publicity rights, unfair business practices, partnerships, class actions, and real-estate matters. Duyen has also represented health care providers in regulatory, corporate compliance and litigation matters. Duyen is experienced in all phases of litigation up to and including trial.<br><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain"><font class="plainlarge"><br></font></p><font class="plainlarge"><b>Education</b></font><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">J.D., UCLA School of Law, 2002, Women’s Law Journal Articles Editor</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">B.S., U.C. Berkeley, 1999, High Honors and Phi Beta Kappa Distinction</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">U.C. Berkeley, Study Abroad, Paris, France</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain"></p><font class="plainlarge"><b>Bar Admissions</b></font><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">California</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">New York</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">District of Columbia</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain"></p><font class="plainlarge"><b>Court Admissions</b></font><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">U.S. District Court, Northern District of California</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">U.S. District Court, Central District of California</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">U.S. District Court, Southern District of California</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain"></p><font class="plainlarge"><b>Affiliations</b></font><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California, Board Member</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">State Bar of California, Labor; Employment Section, Member</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, Young Lawyer Division Liaison</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">Asian Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">Bar Association of San Francisco</p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">State Bar of California Conference of Delegates</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain"></p><font class="plainlarge"><b>Languages</b></font><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">Vietnamese</p><br><p class="plain"></p></div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain"><br></div> Global Business Parks 2015-04-21T10:22:13-07:00 Service Provider Profile: Duyen T. Nguyen - Of Counsel at Weintraub Tobin Vietnam Business Opportunities: Breakfast Briefing - April 10, 2015 in San Francisco http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/pc_url_34954291 <div class="plain"><b><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://us9.campaign-archive2.com/?u=2354f1e3ac75ef109c5a433b7&id=ebf7e3e2fc&e=%5BUNIQID%5D" class="plain">Vietnam Business Opportunities: Breakfast Briefing</a></b><br> </div><div class="plain"><u>When</u>: Friday, April 10, 2015 | 8 AM to 10:30 AM <br>(One on one meetings following by pre request - details on registration form)<br><u>Where</u>: Squire Patton Boggs, 275 Battery St., 26th Floor, San Francisco<br><b><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://vietnam-opportunities.eventbrite.com/" class="plain">Registration</a> (</b>$5 for members; $10 for non-members.) No drop ins; advance registration required. Register by April 7, 2015. </div><p class="plain">Please join experts and business representatives from Vietnam to learn more about opportunities for trade and investment in Vietnam.<br><br>The briefing will focus specifically on</p><ul><li class="plain">Manufacturing</li><li class="plain">Supply chains, including packaging, components, and spare parts</li><li class="plain">Medical devices, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and related industries</li><li class="plain">Electronic and telecommunication equipment, lT, gaming technology, software development</li><li class="plain">Food and agro-business, including machinery, processing technology, and animal feed supply</li><li class="plain">Property developers: shopping centers, luxury retail, condos, hotels, hospitals & sports centers</li><li class="plain">Investment funds and banking</li></ul><p class="plain">Speakers (list in formation)</p><ul><li class="plain">Lieu Van Tran, Chairman, Vietnam Binh Duong Industry Authority</li><li class="plain">Dien Son  Vo (Steve Vo), Advisory & Marketing Director, Becamex IDC Vietnam Corporation</li><li class="plain">Herb Cochran, Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) HCMC</li><li class="plain">Alexander Feldman, President & CEO, US - Asean Business Council </li><li class="plain">Banh Cuu, President, PMAS USA</li><li class="plain">Bill Dao, North America Representative, Becamex IDC Vietnam Corporation</li><li class="plain">Representatives from the Consulate General of Vietnam, US Commercial Service, Squire Patton Boggs</li></ul><b>Sponsored by</b><span class="plain"> California-Asia Business Council (Cal-Asia)</span><br><b>Corporate Sponsor:</b><span class="plain"> Becamex IDC</span><br><b>Partner organizations:</b><span class="plain">  US-ASEAN Business Council, American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (HCMC), SF-HCMC Sister City Committee, Consulate General of Vietnam, US Commercial Service</span><br><span class="plain"> </span><div class="plain"><img width="70" align="none" daid="15955393" src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/00f/029/0e5/b74e0147-9d5e-4939-992a-7abde3db8af2.gif' style="float: none" height="70">          <img width="103" align="none" daid="15955394" src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/067/272/170/df57d27d-97d8-4484-b4f3-2aaba6824671.png' style="float: none" height="70"><br><br><img width="94" align="none" daid="15955395" src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/2ab/238/28b/31ba37d5-9ab2-438e-ba04-0bf9e2a292d6.jpg' style="float: none" height="70"> <img width="70" align="none" daid="15955396" src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/372/118/3bf/72cb93c4-6e73-4507-93d0-1fec86725f29.png' style="float: none" height="70"> <img width="80" align="none" daid="15955397" src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/09f/002/012/3a1389f3-2153-44f2-b030-553a0023b76f.jpg' style="float: none" height="70"> <img width="68" align="none" daid="15955398" src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/2ab/238/28b/bac4faec-7ed4-4891-ad72-e6050ee5c971.png' style="float: none" height="70"> <img width="83" align="none" daid="15955399" src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/3bc/06d/07b/d255e888-8a29-4d9c-b47b-47c6ebc6b9cd.png' style="float: none" height="70"></div> Global Business Parks 2015-03-16T12:36:58-07:00 Vietnam Business Opportunities: Breakfast Briefing - April 10, 2015 in San Francisco Companies in Alameda, California's Harbor Bay Business Park to add 180,000 square feet of commercial space http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/pc_url_34569402 <div class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.action-alameda-news.com/2014/12/18/harbor-bay-business-park-companies-grow/" class="heading2">Harbor Bay Business Park Companies Grow</a></div><div class="plain">December 18th, 2014</div><div class="plain">Action Alameda News</div><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain"><p class="plain">Three Harbor Bay Business Park businesses have added, or been approved to add, space in recent weeks, totaling and additional 180,000 additional square feet of commercial space.<br></p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain">In November the City of Alameda Planning Board approved <a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.vfc.com/brands" class="plain">VF Outdoor’s</a> plans to build a new 55,288 square foot “Innovation, Warranty, and Digital Lab” building at their existing corporate campus at 2701 Harbor Bay Parkway. Construction of the new building is expected to be complete in early 2016.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.penumbrainc.com/" class="plain">Penumbra</a>, a bio-technology company, recently executed a lease for an additional 78,000 square feet of space; the company’s Alameda footprint now totals 176,000 square feet, and headcount has grown from 16 in 2004 to 700. Penumbra expects to fully occupy its new space by March 2015.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain">The nation’s largest distributor of soft contact lenses, <a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.abbconcise.com/" class="plain">ABB Optical Group</a>, has nearly doubled the size of its west coast manufacturing and distribution center, adding 45,000 square feet of leased space for a total of 95,000 square feet.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain">Like Penumbra, ABB Optical Group expects to occupy it’s additional space by March of next year.</p><p class="plain"><br></p><p class="plain"></p><p class="plain">****************************************</p> <p class="plain">For information on other business parks in Silicon Valley visit Global Business Parks at:<br> <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/regions/san-francisco-bay-area-business-parks-and-industrial-parks.html" class="plain">San Francisco Bay Area Business Parks and Industrial Parks</a></p> <p class="plain"> </p> <p class="plain">To browse additional business and industrial parks in California visit Global Business Parks at:<br> <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/usa-ca/business-parks-and-industrial-parks-in-california.html" class="plain">Business Parks and Industrial Parks in California</a></p> <p class="plain"> </p> <p class="plain">To search for business parks and industrial parks in the U.S. visit:<br> <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/search-usa.html" class="plain">Search Business and Industrial Parks in the U.S.</a> </p> <p class="plain"> </p> <p class="plain">More news about business parks and industrial parks around the world visit us at:</p> <p class="plain">Website: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/" class="plain">www.GlobalBusinessParks.com</a></p> <p class="plain">Twitter: <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/GlobalBizParks" class="plain">@GlobalBizParks</a></p> <p class="plain">Facebook: <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/GlobalBusinessParks" class="plain">GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p class="plain">News/Blog: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://my.globalbusinessparks.com/" class="plain">my.GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p class="plain">Flickr: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/globalbusinessparks/" class="plain">GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p class="plain">************************************************</p><br><p class="plain"></p><br></div> Global Business Parks 2014-12-18T10:12:23-08:00 Companies in Alameda, California's Harbor Bay Business Park to add 180,000 square feet of commercial space Information any industrial real estate tenant needs to know about leasing http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/pc_url_33997082 <font style="" class="plain">Information any industrial real estate tenant needs to know.  Free articles and resources from Miller Industrial Properties<br><font style="" class="heading2"><br></font></font><font style="" class="heading2"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.millerindustrialblog.com/attention-industrial-real-estate-tenants/" class="heading2">Attention Industrial Real Estate Tenants!</a></font><p style="" class="plain"><i>Posted by Thomas Miller, CCIM</i></p><p style="" class="plain"><i>Sep 3rd, 2014</i></p><p style="" class="plain"><i><br></i></p><div style="" class="plain"><p style="" class="plain">Years of experience have given Miller Industrial Properties an edge when it comes to understanding the needs of industrial tenants. Time and time again, <b>we find that the most successful tenants are also the most knowledgeable about the leasing process. </b>That’s why we offer valuable information at no cost to you, no matter which brokerage you choose for representation. <b>We’re launching a dedicated tenant helpline,</b> but in the meantime, take advantage of our tenant-focused blog posts, all of which are designed to improve your understanding of the leasing process and what you can do (or not do) to help your agent secure the best possible real estate solution for you.</p><p style="" class="plain">From choosing the right agent to negotiation tips to Q&As specific to the leasing process, this is information any industrial real estate tenant needs to know:</p></div><span style="" class="plain"><br>Click here for list of blog titles and resources:<br></span><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.millerindustrialblog.com/attention-industrial-real-estate-tenants/" class="plain">http://www.millerindustrialblog.com/attention-industrial-real-estate-tenants/</a><font style="" class="plain"><br></font> Global Business Parks 2014-09-04T11:05:48-07:00 Information any industrial real estate tenant needs to know about leasing Tesla Motors, of Fremont, CA selects Tahoe Reno Industrial Center as location for $5B electric car battery factory http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/pc_url_33996819 <a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/news/12880966-113/tesla-nevada-industrial-session" class="heading2">Tesla Motors selects Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, sources say</a><br>September 4, 2014<br>Tahoe Daily Tribune<br><br><p style="" class="plain">CARSON CITY, Nev. — Gov. Brian Sandoval will be joined by officials from Tesla Thursday afternoon for a “major economic development announcement,” the governor said Wednesday.</p><p style="" class="plain">All signs point to <a rel="" link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.teslamotors.com" class="plain">Tesla Motors</a> choosing the<a rel="" link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.tahoereno.com/" class="plain"> Tahoe Reno Industrial Center</a> as the site for a massive, $5 billion factory that will pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.</p><p style="" class="plain">The story was first reported by CNBC but then later confirmed by The Associated Press.</p><p style="" class="plain">Carson City Mayor Robert Crowell told the Nevada Appeal he would be at Gov. Brian Sandoval’s press conference today.</p><p style="" class="plain">“This is apparently true,” Crowell said about Tesla coming to Northern Nevada. He said it’s, “the biggest thing that’s hit this state in the last century.”</p><p style="" class="plain">The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity to the AP because no official announcement had been made, said work would soon resume at an industrial park.</p><p style="" class="plain">Four other states — California, Texas, Arizona and New Mexico — have been vying for the project and the estimated 6,500 jobs it brings.</p><p style="" class="plain">The one potential road-block is a tax incentive package for the Palo Alto, Calif., based company.</p><p style="" class="plain">Asked whether he was calling a special session of the Legislature to implement a package of tax breaks for Tesla, Sandoval said he was talking with legislative leadership. Sources said the governor will call a special session next week.</p><p style="" class="plain"><br></p><p style="" class="plain">Click here for <a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/news/12880966-113/tesla-nevada-industrial-session" class="plain">full article and photo in the Tahoe Daily Tribune</a></p><p style="" class="plain"><br></p><p style="" class="plain"> </p><p style="" class="plain"><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK22" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK21" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK20" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK19" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK17" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK10" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK9" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" 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Industrial Parks</a></p> <p style="" class="plain"><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK16" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK15" class="plain"><br> </a>More news about business parks and industrial parks around the world visit us at:</p> <p style="" class="plain">Website: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/" class="plain">www.GlobalBusinessParks.com</a></p> <p style="" class="plain">Twitter: <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/GlobalBizParks" class="plain">@GlobalBizParks</a><u></u></p> <p style="" class="plain">Facebook: <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/GlobalBusinessParks" class="plain">GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p style="" class="plain">News/Blog: <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://my.globalbusinessparks.com/" class="plain">my.GlobalBusinessParks</a></p> <p style="" class="plain">Flickr: <a link="" target="_blank" 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eligible are service areas of Antioch, Bay Point, Martinez, Oakley, Pittsburg, and parts of Brentwood.</font><font style="" class="plain"><br><br>More information at: </font><a rel="" link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.ccwater.com/smart_timer/commercial.asp" class="plain">http://www.ccwater.com/smart_timer/commercial.asp</a><font style="" class="plain"> <br><br> </font><p style="" class="plain"><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK27" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK23" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK8" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK7" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK36" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK35" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK33" class="plain"></a><a link="_EXT_" target="_blank" href="" name="OLE_LINK32" 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