Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose's AlteraSan 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.
Oakland Puts Brakes On Plan To Close SchoolsOakland Unified School District officials said they are on better financial footing, but not out of the woods yet.
Oakland Unified Releases List Of Schools Facing ClosureThe 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.
Vallejo Considers Consolidating Police And Fire DepartmentsWith 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.
South Bay Schools Consider Consolidation