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8point3, the Joint-Venture Yieldco of First Solar and SunPower, Enters into a Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Capital Dynamics

05 02 2018

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Drone Service Provider HAZON Solutions Announces Texas Expansion

05 02 2018

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 5, 2018 -- HAZON Solutions ("HAZON"), the national leader in drone inspection services, announced today the opening of a second office. The newly organized South West Region will be headquartered in Austin, TX, and represents the first outpost for HAZON that will decrease lead times and costs for clients west of the Mississippi River."We are extremely excited about opening our first regional office," said HAZON CEO and co-founder retired U.S. Navy Capt. David A. Culler Jr. "Today represents an enormous milestone for HAZON and for our clients. We've serviced all work out of our Virginia location up till now. This will increase our reach across the country and ensure we're able to better meet our client's needs."This milestone represents a significant movement for HAZON, known for offering critical infrastructure inspections nationwide. In a recently published case study, HAZON articulated a 40% higher detection rate of areas of concern in...

Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure Team to Acquire 8point3 Energy Partners

05 02 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2018 -- Capital Dynamics, an independent global asset manager, today announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) Team has agreed to acquire San Jose, California-based yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners LP (Nasdaq: CAFD). The publicly-traded company is comprised of approximately 710 MWdc of net generation capacity in fully operational, US-based solar assets, and will add to Capital Dynamics' significant global footprint of solar, wind, biomass, combined-cycle gas and waste gas-fueled power generation technology investments. 8point3 was formed in 2015 as a joint venture between First Solar, Inc. and SunPower Corporation, two of the largest developers, manufacturers, owners, operators and service providers of utility- and commercial-scale solar PV projects in the world. 8point3, together with its subsidiaries, acquires, owns and operates solar energy generation projects in the United States – with ownership interests in nine utility-scale solar projects,...

DriveTime Enhances Employee Benefits with New Surgical Benefit, SurgeryPlus

05 02 2018

DALLAS, Feb. 5, 2018 -- DriveTime Automotive Group Inc. ("DriveTime" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the expansion of its member healthcare coverage offering beginning January 2018 through Employer Direct Healthcare's SurgeryPlus®, a supplemental benefit for non-emergent surgeries that provides high quality care, a better experience and lower costs. With operations in over 65 key markets across 27 states and growing, DriveTime is the nation's second largest vehicle retailer focused solely on used vehicles.  As one of the nation's largest used car dealers led by industry disruptors, the Company is continuously looking for ways to innovate the benefits available to their dedicated employees and their families. The partnership with SurgeryPlus will allow for the Company to grow its benefit offering by connecting the Company's employees with a curated national network of elite, high-performing providers at significantly reduced costs. Providers...

Corporate Visions Launches Expanded Virtual Training Format

05 02 2018

San Jose, CA February 05, 2018 - With an eye toward creating behavior change and reinforcing skills training, Corporate Visions has launched the Fluency Coaching™ program, a virtual service that aims to expand observable practice time and provide more opportunities for demonstrated proficiency—two areas where other virtual training formats, like e-learning modules and virtual classroom training, fall short.“Most sales leaders aren’t so naïve as to think that knowledge checks and self-paced online modules are the ticket to sales skills proficiency, but they still stress about taking time out of the field for training,” said Tim Riesterer, Chief Strategy and Research Officer at Corporate Visions. “As a result, they’re turning to virtual classroom events as a replacement for in-person events. What we’re asking is, ‘should they be?’ Or does the virtual classroom actually compound some of the flaws of the in-person classroom?”Some flaws of the in-person event that could...

Tickets Available Now for Monterey Museum of Art's March Artist Studio Tours Series Featuring Four Local Artists

05 02 2018

Salinas, CA February 05, 2018 - Muro kicks off the March series, held from 1-2 p.m. each Monday, on March 5 at CSU Monterey Bay; followed by Manchester on March 12 in Monterey; Endo on March 19 in Seaside; and Campbell on March 26 in Carmel. Exact studio locations will be provided upon ticket purchase or reservation.Admission is free for Museum members, but they must call (831) 372-5477 ext. 110 or email membership ( @ ) montereyart dot org to reserve a spot dot Non-members are $15 per person, available at montereyart dot org dotAngelica Muro:Muro holds a master of fine arts degree from Mills College and a bachelor’s degree in photography from San Jose State University. Recent exhibitions include Glamorgeddon at SOMarts, San Francisco; Photo ID, Santa Cruz Museum of Art; “Chico & Chang: A Look at the Impact of Latino and Asian Cultures on California's Visual Landscape,” Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco; “ChicaChic: La Nueva Onda/The New Wave of Chicana Art,” California...

Carole J. Buckner, Partner and General Counsel, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch, LLP to Speak at TKG's Event

05 02 2018

February 05, 2018 - This event is scheduled for February 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET).For further details, please visit:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/ethics-and-data-securityAbout Carole J. BucknerCarole serves as a Partner and General Counsel to Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch, LLP, and a member of the firm’s risk management team. Her law practice focuses on legal ethics, professional responsibility, and the law of lawyering, including advising lawyers and rendering opinions as an expert witness. Carole has an extensive background in business litigation and also served as a former federal prosecutor in the Central District of California. She has written and spoken on many aspects of legal ethics, and serves on legal ethics committees. Carole graduated with her J.D. degree from the University of California Hastings College of Law and holds a B.A. with Honors from the University of California-Berkeley. She is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney.About Procopio,...

The Monterey Museum of Art Announces Year of the Woman 2018 Exhibition and Events Schedule

05 02 2018

Salinas, CA February 05, 2018 - Why is the very idea of artistic greatness rarely extended to women? The MMA puts the question center stage in a series of exhibitions showing groundbreaking work of California women artists spanning 100 years plus of style, medium, and perspective.“We have some amazing work by women,” said Stuart Chase, the Museum’s Executive Director, “but their work only makes up about twenty percent of our entire collection. By recognizing the work and wisdom of women artists past and present, we hope to help articulate an inclusive vision for the future.”From E. Charlton Fortune, a bold and free-spirited early 20th century impressionist, to Kim Campbell, an abstract expressionist, women artists exhibited this year are not only “as good as the men,” some of them have blazed new trails where no man has gone before.Please note: the MMA on Pacific Street will be closed February 5 through March 14, 2018 for gallery renovations.Exhibitions slated to open in 2018...

Results from Phase I Study of CB-839 in Combination with Everolimus or Cabozantinib in Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma to be Presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancer Symposium

05 02 2018

-Overall response rate of 40% and 100% disease control rate in advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma patients treated with CB-839 plus Cabozantinib-Randomized placebo controlled CANTATA Phase 2 trial of CB-839 in combination with Cabozantinib to begin 2Q18SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 05, 2018 -- Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:CALA), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel cancer therapeutics, announced today that clinical data from its lead product candidate CB-839, a first-in-class glutaminase inhibitor, will be presented at the 2018 Genitourinary Cancer Symposium, February 8-10, 2018 in San Francisco, California.  This is the first disclosure of clinical experience evaluating CB-839 in combination with cabozantinib, an oral receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor.  Preliminary results show the combination demonstrated a 40% overall response rate in advanced clear cell RCC patients, and 100% disease control, with the safety profile of...

Advance Notice of Fourth-Quarter Financial Results for Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.

05 02 2018

Houston, Feb. 05, 2018 -- Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) will host a conference call on Tuesday, February 27th at 9:00am CT to discuss 2017 fourth-quarter financial results.Shell Midstream Partners’ participants will be John Hollowell, president and chief executive officer, Shawn Carsten, chief financial officer, and Kevin Nichols, vice president commercial.Interested parties may listen to the conference call on the partnership's website at www.shellmidstreampartners.com by clicking on the "2017 Fourth-Quarter Financial Results" link in the "Events & Conference" section. Financial information, including the earnings release and other investor-related material, will also be available online. A replay of the webcast will be posted on the partnership’s website following the event.###About Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.Shell Midstream Partners, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a fee-based, growth-oriented midstream master limited partnership formed by...

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