It was 2:30 on a Saturday afternoon, and Sally McRae had been running for 9 1/2 hours.
A smog-belching, financially struggling coal power plant in northern Alabama is getting a new lease on life next year—as a Google data center that will run completely on renewable energy. The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Widows Creek...Show More Summary
The air in the San Joaquin Valley this late-June is, of course, hot and dry, but also dustier and more full of particulates than usual. This year a strange flu reached epidemic proportions. I say strange, because after the initial viral symptoms subsided, one’s cough still lingered for weeks and even months. Show More Summary
Can students who walk, run, and text coexist? A photo posted by UVU SLWC (@uvusl) on May 14, 2015 at 10:02am PDT This stairway at Utah Valley University has separate lanes marked off for people walking, running, and texting. The school's creative director says this is an art project. Show More Summary
Utah Valley University has a texting problem. In an effort to curb the traffic jams caused by slow moving texters, the university has divided a campus staircase into three lanes: walk, run and text. See also: That '60s show: What American...Show More Summary
From time to time, Conan O’Brien runs a segment on his show called “Clueless Gamer” where he grabs a controller and tries to play whatever video game is hot right now. The results are generally pretty great, with the late night host taking on everything from Call Of Duty to Watch Dogs with guests like Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski. Show More Summary
Like all huge internet companies, LinkedIn invents a lot of software to keep it up and running. And like most Valley companies, it turns around and gives that software away for free, so others can use it and add to it, which helps LinkedIn add new features to it. Show More Summary
LYNCHBURG, Va. — After digging itself an early hole, Loudoun Valley clawed back, convinced the hits were going to start multiplying and the runs were going to start crossing the plate. The Vikings had come back before this season — including...Show More Summary
Mitt Romney is hosting his third annual retreat in Utah, and 2016 candidates are rushing to the Deer Valley Ski Resort today like it's a Pizza Ranch in Iowa. Romney, who is not running, appears to have used his free time to plan an election-themed version of the Romney Olympics,... More »
8tracks, a San Francisco startup that runs a online radio service that allows people to create and listen to playlists, announced today that it has taken on $2.5 million in debt money from Silicon Valley Bank. It’s not about keeping the lights on; 8tracks is profitable. The money will help 8tracks do more to personalize […]
Silicon Valley has come under fire in recent months for its lack of diversity. Now tech companies and investors are beginning to put more money to fix it. Intel Capital, the investment arm of the technology corporation, announced Tuesday...Show More Summary
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich aims to change the face of Silicon Valley and the larger tech landscape.
My mother wanted me to be a lawyer when I grew up. I resisted because I knew Odie Henderson, Attorney at Law would run commercials at 3 a.m. asking if you’d been in an accident. I would not have fit the romanticized notions of the law that Mom obtained from... More »
There is no bigger story in Silicon Valley right now — not Twitter’s Wall Street woes, not Google’s European tango, not even the latest bad behavior by an Uber driver — than the current NBA World Championship run that the Golden State Warriors are on right now. Show More Summary
Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is serving a 39-year prison sentence for numerous assault convictions. In April he became a murder suspect when his cellmate at California’s Kern Valley State Prison wound up dead. Now USA Today has obtained letters Phillips wrote by hand to several former coaches and friends that paint a picture […]
it was the game of the year in the Santa Clarity Valley, and more than 1,000 fans came out to College of the Canyons to watch Foothill League rivals Hart and Saugus play in a Southern Section Division 1 semifinal baseball game.
The handwritten letters have arrived with the same return address: Lawrence Phillips G-31982, Kern Valley State Prison, P.O. Box 5101, (...)
AdStage, a startup that helps businesses run ad campaigns across platforms like Google and Facebook, announced today that it has raised an additional $1.5 million in debt funding. The funding comes from Silicon Valley Bank and follows a $6.25 million equity round last year. Show More Summary
A glen is "a valley, typically one that is long, deep,...with a watercourse running through it." Surfrider worked with an eco-education non-profit to build a mini-glen that prevents polluted runoff and educates students and the surrounding community.
Here is how Fleetwood Hill looks today, June 1, 2015. This view is taken from the Flat Run Valley, to the south of where Lake Troilo once sat. Thank you to all of you who made this view possible–and especially to Bud Hall, the CivilShow More Summary