Intel to Build $20 Billion Fabrication Facility in Midwest to Ease Chip ShortageSilicon Valley chipmaker Intel said Friday it will invest $20 billion to build a new factory in Ohio, an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage, signaling the company’s commitment to manufacturing crucial technology products in the U.S.
Wineries, Farms Impacted By Wine Country Wildfires Eligible For Last-Ditch Insurance From StateNapa wineries and others hard-hit by massive wildfires in California's wine country and elsewhere will soon be able to tap into the state's insurance plan of last resort, officials said Friday.
California Jobless Rate Dips To 6.5% In December; Some Bay Area Counties Down To 3% UnemploymentCalifornia's unemployment rate dipped a half-percentage point in December as the most populous state added 50,700 nonfarm jobs, accounting for more than a quarter of the nation’s 199,000 new jobs for the month, according to new data released Friday.
Astronomers Atop Mount Hamilton Join Battle Against Digital Billboards Going Up In San JoseAs San Jose revisits the issue of digital billboards, astronomers at Lick Observatory concerned about light pollution are now weighing in.
A's Stadium Environmental Impact Report Clears Oakland Planning Commission, City Council NextFollowing a recommendation by the Oakland Planning Commission on Wednesday evening, the City Council will consider whether to certify an environmental report for a new Oakland A's ballpark in the city.
Gun Store Shutdowns In California During Early Days Of Pandemic Ruled Illegal By 9th Circuit CourtTwo California counties violated the Constitution's right to keep and bear arms when they shut down gun and ammunition stores in 2020 as nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
McDonald’s to Expand Test of Meatless 'McPlant' Burger in US Cities, Including Bay AreaMcDonald’s is expanding sales of its meatless McPlant burger to hundreds of locations, including the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bay Area Grocery Stores Struggle To Keep Shelves Full Amid Supply Issues, COVID Staffing ShortagesGlobal supply issues, winter weather impacting delivery trucks on the East Coast and record high COVID-19 infections have all come to a head, and are impacting grocery stores in the Bay Area and across the nation.
Unauthorized COVID-19 Testing Sites Popping Up Across San Francisco, Health Officials WarnHealth officials in San Francisco are warning residents about unauthorized COVID-19 testing sites, as demand for tests remains high amid the omicron surge.
New Uses Sought for Fading Mountain View Shopping CenterA prominent shopping plaza in Mountain View may soon have a new tenant after an exodus of large retail stores left the property mostly vacant throughout the holiday season.
New Year Bridge Toll Hikes May Be Tipping Point for Bay Area CommutersBay Area commuters woke up to one unwelcome New Year change: a $1 toll increase at all Bay Area bridges except the Golden Gate.
Tesla Ships 'Jaw-Dropping' Number of EVs in 2021, Up 87 PercentTesla delivered a record 936,000 vehicles last year, up 87% from its 2020 delivery count, the company said.
Air Travelers Greet New Year Stuck in AirportsOn the first day of 2022, airlines across the world canceled thousands of flights, due to a combination of inclement weather and the Omicron variant affecting flight crews.
Post-Christmas Price Slashing Lures Shoppers Back to Bay Area MallsNow that Christmas shopping is technically over, a lot of people are bargain-hunting -- braving cold weather and virus fears -- at Bay Area shopping centers.