The City of Mountain View may shut off Google’s free Wi-Fi internet service at the public library, as complaints about slow speeds and reliability mount.
California earthquake monitoring may be taking a hit during the partial federal government shutdown. In Menlo Park doors were locked as all but 43 of 8,600 full-time staffed geologists with the U.S. Geological Survey were furloughed.
The San Jose City Council voted on Tuesday to set an even higher bar for its vending machines by requiring them to be stocked with healthier snacks.
The shutdown of the federal government could slow San Jose’s ongoing efforts to bring the Oakland A’s downtown. The city’s lawsuit against Major League Baseball may be delayed due to court closures.
From the federal building in San Jose to Alcatraz Island, there were obvious signs of the government shutdown’s impact on Bay Area workers, services, and out-of-towners.
Only 3% of NASA employees in highly select positions would be allowed to stay on the job – for example those involved with the International Space Station – or those involved in jobs deemed necessary for safety and security.
The controversy over the Affordable Care Act landed in Silicon Valley Thursday as small businesses questioned a panel of experts about whether they could afford the costs associated with the new health insurance requirements.
An obscure Catholic mystic from the Santa Cruz Mountains who died in 1957 could be California’s first official saint as the Catholic Church started the arduous process on canonization on Tuesday.
The San Jose Downtown Association has proposed a ‘Top 10’ to-do list for the city after some businesses said they were fed up with the level of crime and homelessness in the downtown area.
Santa Clara-based chip-making equipment manufacturer Applied Materials is acquiring Tokyo Electron Ltd., a rival maker of equipment for production of semiconductors, flat panel displays and solar panels.