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Is Your Job Next?

Let’s go back in time a bit when I first started writing this article. About a year ago, I was in line at Starbucks and struck up a great conversation with a first-year college student.  He was attending San Jose City College taking general courses.  He shared with me some of the pain his family went through during the Great Rec..

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Barracuda Launch Cuda Cares Program

The Barracuda raised and donated $235,000 for various local and charitable organizations in 2016-17 The San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud American Hockey League (@TheAHL) affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), have announced the launching of the official charitable arm of the team, Cuda Cares. Over the first t..

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Southwest Airlines to Announce New Nonstop Destinations from Silicon Valley’s Ai..

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo and Southwest Airlines’ Vice President and Controller Leah Koontz will join SJC Interim Director of Aviation John Aitken to share details of new nonstop routes for Mineta San José International Airport (SJC). Southwest, which serves the largest number of passengers at SJC, currently offers up to 76 de..

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The Sharks Foundation is a Power Forward

As busy as the San Jose Sharks are on the ice, the Sharks Foundation is equally as active in the community throughout the season with a variety of fundraisers and programs targeted at impacting youth and families in need in the Bay Area. By the end of the 2015-16 season, the Foundation donated a franchise-record $1.5 million in..

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Five Tips for Women Business Owners

Women are an integral part of the workforce, but they have had to overcome many obstacles along the way. Of course, challenges still remain, but women’s success in the working world is worth commemorating – which will happen on American Business Women’s Day Sept. 22. Are you a woman considering “setting up shop” on your own?  If..

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India: The Golden Triangle Tour

Hello Everyone, I wanted to share some highlights from our recent trip to the exciting country of India.  As we looked at some tour options with timing, it seemed that British Airways would provide us with the best schedule to get there.  It was a no brainer to fly Business Class … total flight time would be around 20 hours.We w..

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Meet Jon Barron, Agent State Farm Insurance

SVL:  What are the benefits of combining auto, home and life insurance?JB:  By combining homeowner’s, auto, and life insurance, you get the multi-line discounts, and you have the benefit of one single company handling all the policies.  In addition, by protecting your mortgage for your loved ones, should you pass away, you are e..

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GeezerAdvice story

In June of 2017, Gonzberg Agency, a small integrated marketing agency in San Francisco, launched a new consulting service called GeezerAdviceTM to help Chief Marketing officers and business owners in the Small-to-Medium Business (SMB) space make integrated marketing easier, without having to sign their professional lives away.Th..

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Space Shuttle Endeavour

Hello Everyone, Thought I would share with you our recent adventure in the Los Angeles area.  For some time, it’s been on our to-do-list to visit the California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion to view the Space Shuttle Endeavour.  After seeing Astronaut Scott Kelly speak recently, we made plans to take the trip. I sugges..

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Denise Bevers

Silicon Valley Local Magazine meets with Denise Bevers SVL: Why/how did you get into the animal health industry? DB: For over 20 years I worked in the human drug development and medical communications industries, managing dozens of products and development programs from Phase I though Phase IV. While I enjoyed what I was doing, ..

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Burke Williams

Diane HibbardVice President of Treatments & DevelopmentBurke WilliamsSVL: What anti-aging technologies are available to consumers?DH: Burke Williams Day Spa is a haven for relaxation and renewal. For anti-aging, our most popular service is the Radiance Facial. This powerful treatment combines products from our exclusive H2V skin..

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Risk Adjustment and Star Improvements

Risk Adjustment and Star Improvements: Potential Solutions to Curtail Soaring Medicare Affordability for Health Plans Healthcare costs in the United States have been soaring for a while and have now reached a point where they are unaffordable for many people. It is estimated that U.S. healthcare spending grew 5.8 percent in 2015..

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Chiropractic

SVL:  Do Chiropractors just treat back and neck pain? SC:  Chiropractors can treat any pain in the body that has a joint. Many people with sports related injuries such as a sprain/strain of the shoulder or ankle and office workers that develop knee, shoulder and wrist pain from prolonged sitting can greatly benefit from chiropra..

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Derek Carr & Valley Children Healthcare - Leaders On & Off The Field

SVL: Let’s start with the most predictable question of what drives you to support this particular cause? DC: When my son, Dallas was born, he needed to be rushed to Valley Children’s Hospital because his intestines were tangled and only surgery would be able to correct the problem. Within four days, Dallas had been operated o..

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Karen Klein

Karen Klein CEO(650) 397.9793www.karenkleinfashion.comSVL: How should I dress to look slimmer?KK: There are many tricks you can use to appear slimmer.  Here are some do's and don'ts that can work for any body type for a thinner look: Too much fabric - You might think covering yourself with large, bulky clothing will make you see..

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