Have an idea for a start-up and want to make some local connections?
Next Friday , Cal State Monterey bay will host the start-up investment and community expo at the Embassy Suites in Seaside. It’s an opportunity for emerging companies to connect with regional companies and network about raising money with venture capitalists, angel investors and bankers.
Entrepreneurs can also look forward to panels on investing and obtaining funding and how to make a pitch with investors.
For more info on how to sign up for the start up expo contact CSUMB
In state news… get set for a p-g & e rate hike next month.
The utility company will be upgrading safety measures on nearly 7-thousand miles of gas pipelines in California… and the increase will fund those pipeline upgrades.
The rate hike is expected to cost the average p-g & e customer about one dollar and seventy-three cents more a month on their bill. Look for the increase on October’s bill.
The Salinas police officers involved in the shooting death of a single mother last month acted in self defense.
That’s the announcement today from the Monterey county district attorney’s office regarding the standoff between 20-year-old Brenda Rodriguez Mendoza and Salinas police.
Rodriguez Mendoza was barricaded in her car outside a home on east laurel drive brandishing what turned out to be a bb gun. Body cam video from the march standoff shows the woman raising the weapon as if to open fire on officers. Audio can be heard from a hostage negotiator and police pleading with her to drop the gun.
AN OVERDOSE AT CSUMB OVER THE WEEKEND IS PROMPTING UNIVERSITY POLICE TO WARN STUDENTS ABOUT COUNTERFEIT PILLS THAT MAY CONTAIN FENTANYL.
ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS, THE STUDENT TOOK WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS THE PAIN KILLER “PERCOCET.” FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ABLE TO ADMINISTER A DOES OF “NARCAN” TO REVERSE THE AFFECTS OF THE FAKE PERCOCET PILL AND THE STUDENT SURVIVED.
LAST WEEK, MORGAN HILL POLICE ALERTED CITIZENS ABOUT COUNTERFEIT PILLS LACED WITH FENTANYL THAT THEY BELIEVE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR AN UPTICK IN OVERDOSE DEATHS.