investment

  • GOOGLE’S ONE BILLION DOLLAR AFFORDABLE HOUSING INVESTMENT

    Google just announced this week that $1 billion will be allocated to address the need for ‘20,000 affordable housing units’ in the ‘San Francisco Bay Area, which includes the Greater San José Metropolitan Area (Silicon Valley). This announcement was made using a social media blog entitled, “Google Pledges $1...
  • WHAT IS A FAIR RETURN ON INVESTMENTS?

    An EO reader communicated her belief that making a profits and/or ROI (return on investments made) as being un-ethical nor moral. Her view is that no one should make money when providing health care services. Her view is that, “It’s not right…in fact it’s not moral or ethical to...
  • Teachers Praise CA Pension Fund Divestment from Private Prisons

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Teachers’ groups are praising a decision by their pension fund to eliminate its stock holdings in private prison companies. The California State Teachers Retirement System announced on Thursday that it will divest completely from investments in private prison companies within six...
  • Groups Push for National Park Investment on Infrastructure Week

    Suzanne Potter California News Service YOSEMITE, Calif. – This week is national Infrastructure Week, and a coalition of business, conservation and veterans groups are calling for a dedicated funding stream to address the $11 billion backlog of deferred maintenance at our national parks. The money is needed to repair...
  • Board of Supervisors Approves Unprecedented $1 Million Investment

    Will be Used for First Phase of Santa Clara County’s 2020 Census Effort   ​SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA — On Tuesday March 6th, the County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors approved an unprecedented $1 million to launch the 2018 Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) effort, one of the most...

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