Consolidation

A sign is posted at the Intel company headquarters on July 20, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. Intel will report their quarterly earnings today after the market closes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose’s Altera

San Jose-based Altera specializes in programmable chips for all sorts of things like cars, industrial uses and communications applications, and its been making solid inroads into data centers, an area of strength for Intel as the world’s biggest chipmaker looks to expand beyond the weakening PC business and also make inroads into mobile, where it lost $4-billion last year, and is forecasting another $3-billion dollar loss this year.

06/01/2015

Melrose Elementary School in Oakland (School website)

Oakland Puts Brakes On Plan To Close Schools

Oakland Unified School District officials said they are on better financial footing, but not out of the woods yet.

03/11/2012

(CBS)

Oakland Unified Releases List Of Schools Facing Closure

The Oakland Unified School District released a list of schools they would like to close in the first step toward a multi-million dollar consolidation plan.

09/24/2011

Vallejo Fire truck

Vallejo Considers Consolidating Police And Fire Departments

With fewer police and firefighters in Vallejo, a city councilwoman has raised the possibility that public safety services be consolidated with other cities or the county.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/27/2011

South Bay Schools Consider Consolidation

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- Last week, the Santa Clara County Grand Jury proposed mass consolidation of many South Bay school districts. But at least one congressman is not thrilled with that proposal.

07/10/2010