The competition for talent among Silicon Valley tech firms has led to companies recruiting high school students to become handsomely-paid interns.
News that highly-touted defensive end Solomon Thomas announced plans to attend Stanford has pushed the Cardinal to the of the class in the Pac-12 on college football signing day, according to CBS Sports partner 247 Sports.
Looking for the right combination of brawn and brains, Stanford signed 12 players to national letters of intent Wednesday. That’s a considerably smaller—and less heralded—group than a year ago, when the Cardinal coach hauled in 22 players in what the program called the best class in its history.
This comes as the city is expected to lay off up to 40 employees later this month.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is making it clear – she wants technology firms to consider abandoning San Francisco in favor of Oakland.
The NCAA has placed the California men’s basketball program on two years probation for making more than 300 impermissible recruiting phone calls.
California followed up its first losing season under coach Jeff Tedford with a surprisingly strong recruiting class.
The financially strapped University of California is actively recruiting more out-of-state and international students to bolster budgets.