Shares of Altria (NYSE:MO) have surged during the past few months, as the tobacco sector as a whole has got a lift from the Reynolds/Lorillard deal. However, the company has also been given a boost as merger talk once again surrounds SABMiller plc (ADR)(OTCPK:SBMRY).
The Supreme Judicial Court said Monday that Tesla Motors Inc. can continue selling its pricey electric vehicles directly to consumers out of its showroom at the Natick Mall, next to stores that sell clothing, jewelry, and perfume
SABMiller is the FTSE 100's biggest gainer today, after it emerged that the group had made an offer to acquire Heineken. It's widely speculated that this offer was made to fend off an offer from SAB's much larger peer, Anheuser Busch Inbev SA. Indeed, it has emerged within the past few hours, that AB InBev could be talking to banks about arranging roughly £75bn of financing to acquire SAB
A local company thinks its new technology for isolating a room or a portion of it from violent earthquake motion enough to protect priceless ancient statues in a museum could also save tall tanks and stacks of barrels such as those that twisted, toppled and ruptured in the recent south Napa major shaker
Efforts in the California Legislature to provide Napa County residents and government agencies some relief from the Aug. 24 earthquake stalled before the session lapsed Aug. 29, and will have to be brought back in December or January.
Three Sonoma Valley creeks, and two in the counties of Solano and Napa, saw increases in water flow after the quake, according to the local Press Democrat. U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist Tom Holzer said the Survey has received reports of eight streams flowing more than usual.
As the first half of September comes to a close we are likely to be saying goodbye to the extreme heat. Conditions over the past two weeks brought near record temperatures in some locations, especially in the inner valleys of California and Oregon. Many of these areas remain on track for record heat accumulation numbers for 2014. However locations with coastal influences saw marine layers strengthen and temperatures at or near normal over the last couple of weeks. Eastern Washington also saw temperatures closer to normal due to cooler nights.
The 40 semi-finalists are grouped into two categories: the early to growth stage (30 ventures) and the concept and prototype stage (10 ventures). These ventures were assessed and chosen from a record high of 550 entries submitted to the Department's second global startup business plan contest.
Galante Vineyards announces our 20th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, October 11, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Join us as we celebrate 20 incredible years of friends, fun, and especially, fantastic estate wines.
Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) has earned a "BB" credit rating from Morningstar. The agency's "BB" rating indicates that the company is an above-average default risk. They also issued a neutral credit outlook for the company and gave their stock a two star rating.
... you probably haven't heard of Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak. There's a good reason. Not until 2011 were the two mountains that rise from Alexander Valley at the Sonoma-Mendocino County border approved as an AVA