Due to California’s infamous drought and the effects of climate change, Tahoe is experiencing record low snowpack which has drastically affected the ski experience.Read More
While the actual occurrence of this year’s event is still in the air, the world-renowned surf competition is partnering with the Monterey Bay Aquarium in order to promote conservation of the ocean.Read More
Some of Major League Soccer’s top earners make more money per year as individuals than the combined rosters of 12 teams. The league’s minimum salary was recently increased from $36,500 to $60,000.Read More
San Jose’s new Avaya Stadium is the first soccer-specific stadium in the Bay Area and hosts the Earthquakes’ first home game March 22.Read More
Caltrain’s relationship with biking commuters began in 1992. Since then, train space allocated to bikes has increased and biking commuters hope this expansion continues into the future.Read More
The company’s stock price has doubled over the past year and it has seen increased investor spending in the cybersecurity market, in light of recent high-profile hacks.Read More
Instead of doing costly repairs to update Meyer Library to meet new safety standards, Stanford is taking it down to make way for an open park.Read More
Internet streaming media companies are shaking things up in Hollywood and among the leaders is Netflix, who is pushing into original independent and documentary films.Read More
The specialty pharmaceutical company suffered an almost 40 percent drop in stock price, after an unanticipated FDA request was made right before the company announced its fourth quarter earnings.Read More
Silicon Valley’s tech boom is exacerbating a regional housing deficit that is pushing low-income residents to move out of the region to more affordable cities or stay put in tough living conditions.Read More
Silicon Valley continues to struggle with having sufficient affordable housing options as rental prices skyrocket and mobile home parks disappear.
Experts at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford on Feb. 13 discussed ideas for tackling payment security concerns and moving beyond passwords, while President Obama called for greater private-public sector collaboration on cybersecurity.
Silicon Valley may be #winning, but can it really fix big societal problems?
Profiles of Silicon Valley communities in transition, from transformations in Menlo Park’s Belle Haven neighborhood to the unsheltered homeless in Santa Clara County to North Fair Oaks’ revitalization efforts.
An adaptation of an award-winning print article that tells the story of how major corporate interests turned a blind eye to health risks from leaded gasoline from the 1920s through the 1980s.
Climate change is already happening, and though local governments in the Bay Area have begun to recognize extreme weather events, sea level rise, prolonged heat waves and drought, are they doing enough?