Susan Leigh Taylor
Facebook says it has 843 million monthly active users, but getting a read on how many people actually visit Facebook’s site every day is considerably more complicated. Ultimately, some experts have said that that could mean the company is over-valued.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is in the Bay Area Thursday and planned to tour an electric vehicle company. It’s an industry that has really benefited from the auto-bailout and the stimulus package because a big chunk of that money went to making batteries for electric cars.
Tony Bennett will be back in town next month to sign “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.”
A Vallejo city official, dismayed that thieves stole donations at a holiday fundraising concert for Benjamin Franklin Middle School, said Thursday he would personally replace all the money that had been taken.
Apple is shifting the production of its iPhone and iPad displays to Sharp Corporation marking a big change in the way Apple does business, and one more step towards taking total control of the manufacturing process.
Athletes and coaches are turning to technology to help them with growing concern over head injuries, and Stanford’s football team is the first in the nation to use a special mouthpiece that measures the force of head movement.
A private school in El Cerrito needs to raise nearly $1 million to avoid a bank seizure.
Berkeley has moved another step closer to adopting a Yellow Pages program that would make it easy for locals to decline delivery. The goal is to eliminate the estimated 50,000 Berkeley phone books that go from the front porch, straight into the recycling bin.
The water level in Lake Tahoe is the highest it’s been in years. While this summer had many folks at Lake Tahoe searching for a dry beach to lay down a towel, this is great news for downstream water users in the coming year.
Before the credits roll on San Francisco’s iconic Red Vic Movie House, the theater planned to host two final sold-out shows Monday evening.