Carl Guardino

Tesla HQ

California Looks At Incentives To Land Tesla Motors $5 Billion ‘Gigafactory’

Tesla Motors has its pick on where to build its brand new battery factory. California lawmakers are trying to win the electric car company over with incentives.

06/06/2014

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No More Half-Days For East San Jose Preschoolers

Fun and games are over for some pre-kindergartners in Silicon Valley with the new Educare program unveiled Tuesday that would put them in school for a full eight-hour day, year round.

09/17/2013

(Department of Commerce)

Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent Office

The federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.

07/10/2013

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Once Red-Hot Silicon Valley Job Market Shows Signs Of Cooling

Silicon Valley’s economic engine may still be humming along, but it does appear to be downshifting into a slightly slower gear.

03/05/2013

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Nissan Is Latest Car Maker Opens R&D Facility in Sunnyvale

Silicon Valley is welcoming a new tenant: Nissan Motors is opening a research and development center in Sunnyvale this week.

02/19/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Legislators Help Pass Fiscal Cliff Deal

Although not everyone was happy about the deal, including lawmakers in the Bay Area, Congress has approved a proposal that staves off the fiscal cliff.

01/02/2013

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Silicon Valley CEO Questions Strength Of Current Boom

Although Google, Facebook, Zynga and many other tech companies have been on hiring sprees lately, at least one executive has questioned how strong Silicon Valley’s latest boom cycle really is.

09/13/2012

A construction crew prepares a Bay Area roadway. (CBS)

New Projects Give A Boost To Silicon Valley’s Struggling Construction Industry

BART trains are expected to start running through Silicon Valley in 2016.

04/06/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown (AP)

Brown Seeks Silicon Valley Allies For Tax Extensions

Governor Brown said that his bid to temporarily extend billions in taxes is imperative to the state’s economic survival.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/11/2011

(AP)

New California Law To Punish People Who Steal Online Identities

Starting in January, impersonating someone online could mean jail time or a hefty fine.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/23/2010

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