San Jose Seeks San Francisco Tech Firms Amid Protests Against TechiesAs protests heat up in San Francisco over so-called “Google buses” and tax breaks for tech companies, San Jose officials are hoping to lure companies with a friendlier business climate.
SF Mayor Disputes Link Between Soaring Tech Sector, Rising RentsSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has come to the defense of the city’s technology industry, saying the job growth in the tech sector should not be blamed for skyrocketing rents in the city.
Phil Matier: Twitter IPO Heralding New Tech Boom, Or Bust?This, of course, is not the Bay Area's first tech boom. But one of the differences this time around is that it comes after a recession.
San Francisco's Mayor Touts Mid-Market Revitalization Ahead Of Twitter IPOIn anticipation of Twitter’s initial public offering this week, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee took a stroll down Market Street on Monday to check out and assess the rapidly changing Mid-Market area.
Phil Matier: A Mayoral Tale Of Two Cities While low approval ratings plague Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, it doesn't appear she'll be going anywhere. Meanwhile, San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee is leading his city in a period of rapid expansion.
Many Left Behind As Silicon Valley ReboundsWhile the ultra-rich are getting even richer, record numbers of Silicon Valley residents are slipping into poverty.
Silicon Valley Tech Boom Sparks Huge Real Estate SaleAccording to a recent regulatory filing, long-time real estate investor and developer Carl Berg is selling about 100 commercial properties in Santa Clara County and Fremont.