California

SK hynix Invests in AI

CALIFORNIA – Chipmaker SK hynix is investing US$55 million in an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions company Gauss Labs that will…

Business leaders can’t wait for new California border crossing

SAN DIEGO – It’s still more than three years away, but business leaders already recognize the possibilities and opportunities surrounding…

California ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

CALIFORNIA – California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom…

Southern California’s ports experience continuing rebound in volumes

CALIFORNIA – Southern California’s ports are continuing to report a strong rebound in container traffic as shippers and businesses seek…

California leads state drive for zero-emission fleet transport

CALIFORNIA – This summer, California announced a plan that could significantly reshape all levels of the transportation industry from manufacturing…

California ranks sixth in U.S. States’ Foreign Direct Investment from India

CALIFORNIA – California is surpassed only by Texas, New York and New Jersey in the number of Indian companies with…

Rural California border crossing expands pedestrian capacity

TECATE – Twice as many pedestrians will be able to cross into the U.S. at the newly-expanded Tecate Port of…

Apple allocates more than US$400 million in California

CALIFORNIA – Apple is allocating more than US$400 million toward affordable housing projects and homeowner assistance programs in California this…

California prune industry remains strong during pandemic

CALIFORNIA – The prune industry in California appears to be weathering the market disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic fairly…

California added 558,000 Jobs in June

SACRAMENTO – California added a record 558,000 jobs in June as many more businesses reopened but the gains are expected…

Supreme Court declines to hear border wall challenge

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that rejected environmental groups’ challenge to sections of wall…

San Diego creates new marijuana business regulatory agency

SAN DIEGO – San Diego has joined cities like Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Francisco in creating a cannabis-specific agency…

California agriculture industry could lose US$8.6 billion due to coronavirus pandemic

CALIFORNIA – California’s agriculture industry, the nation’s largest, has already lost $2 billion due to the coronavirus pandemic and stands…

California’s Otay Mesa Port of Entry returns to normal 24/7 schedule

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are announcing that the Otay Mesa port of entry in San…

California allows most counties to reopen hair salons and barbershops

CALIFORNIA – California Gov. Gavin Newsom said that the state’s counties will be allowed to reopen hair salons and barber…