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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.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Governor Brown Stresses Jobs, Economy In Visit To Silicon Valley

California Governor Jerry Brown paid a visit to Silicon Valley on Tuesday as he and business leaders talked jobs, the economy and continued optimism for the future of the region.


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.


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San Jose To Introduce Free Downtown Wi-Fi Network

San Jose officials claim they’ll introduce America’s fastest, free outdoor Wi-Fi network this summer through a new partnership with Ruckus Wireless and SmartWAVE Technologies.


Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Polls Gauge Reaction To Proposed Sales Tax Increase

Would you pay a higher sales tax to keep Caltrain from running off the rails? That is the question that some Bay Area residents are being asked by pollsters, even as the agency plans for record spending.


Governor Brown Touts Optimism Of Budget Deal To Silicon Valley CEO’s

Governor Brown shares his optimism that a budget deal will soon be reached with Silicon Valley tech CEO’s, but they have concerns about education funding and the future work force.


AMGEN Tour of California on February 22, 2009 near Escondido, California.

Private Donations Flood In To Save San Jose Amgen Stop

In the past, the city has been able to pay for the cyclists to end one leg of the race within San Jose, drawing thousands of spectators, but this year money was too tight. With the city in dire financial straits, the private sector is coming to the rescue.


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Silicon Valley CEOs Predict Better News in 2011

The expectation is that 2011 is not only going to be a new year, it’s going to be a successful year.