“They always say, ‘We’re in favor of housing, but put it somewhere else’” Chappie Jones joined the San Jose City Council in 2014, representing a neighborhood that borders Cupertino, Santa Clara, and other hot spots for tech companies. Lawmakers...Show More Summary
The 10-mile, $2.3 billion Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension project is on track to be completed by December, according to Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.
Palo Alto plans to expand its free shuttle system to fill gaps in bus service looming from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's proposed service cutbacks -- and city officials want the agency to pick up the tab.
My morning train reads: • The education of Donald Trump (Politico) • Ten Year Futures (Benedict Evans) • Life Is Serendipity (Santa Clara Magazine) see also Luck looms larger in success than most of us think (Cornell Chronicle) • IsShow More Summary
Three Sunnyvale police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man armed with a knife two years ago were justified in their use of lethal force, the Santa Clara County district attorney has found. A report released Thursday by the district attorney’s office said the officers responding to an alleged sexual assault Nov. Show More Summary
President Trump’s Twitter barrage directed at a federal judge who blocked his attempt to cut off funding to immigrant-protective sanctuary cities drew a sharp response Wednesday from officials in San Francisco and Santa Clara County,...Show More Summary
San Francisco and Santa Clara County argued that it threatened billions of dollars in federal funding
Welcome to the first day of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017, and the first set of Percona Live keynotes! It’s a beautiful day in Santa Clara, but we don’t know because we’re inside the Hyatt Regency Convention Center listening to various rock stars in the open source database community talk about open […]
Following up on my previous posts: Stephen Diamond (Santa Clara), Whittier's Decision To Close Its Law School Violates AAUP Tenure Protections, Harms Diversity, And Ignores The Rebounding Legal Employment Market (Apr. 23, 2017) Robert Anderson (Pepperdine), Whittier Law School Closing Is Another Sad Story Of Generational Wealth Shifting, With Millennial...
Following up on my previous posts (links below): TaxProf Blog op-ed: Whittier’s Big Mistake, by Stephen Diamond (Santa Clara): Inevitably law school critics are crowing over the recently announced closure by Whittier College of its 50 year old ABA accredited law school. The news shocked and angered students who appeared...
A Silicon Valley man who ran an Al Qaeda communications hub from his Santa Clara apartment has had his U.S. citizenship revoked by a federal judge. Khaled Abu Dahab, 57, an Egyptian-born naturalized U.S. citizen and former Silicon Valley car salesman, was arrested in 1998 on terrorism charges in...
After yesterday-- who are we kidding? After 2017-- we’re all about ready for some signs of life in Silicon Valley’s soul right? How is this for comparatively glowing: “Silicon Valley is actually fairly generous” when it comes to philanthropy...Show More Summary
The widow of an 86-year-old man shot and killed by Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the county. KNTV reports (http://bit.ly/2nZ88FP) the lawsuit filed … Click to Continue »
A deal had already been struck, and the judge had left for vacation, before the victim had her say in the same Santa Clara courthouse where Brock Turner was given six months for sexual assault.
A Santa Clara County judge has dismissed a rape charge against former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald after prosecutors said the woman who made the allegation refused to testify. Judge … Click to Continue »
CUBA Presentation Angel Castellanos will discuss traveling to Cuba on your own and his top stops — Havana, colonial Trinidad, Santa Clara, historic Remedios and Topes de Collantes National Park and more. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info:...
A mother and daughter believed to be leaving a Roman Catholic church service during Holy Week were killed by a drunken driver in Santa Clara, authorities said. The women were struck by Vinod Kumar Naidu Bonthu, 26, of Sunnyvale, said...Show More Summary
A Trump administration lawyer told an apparently skeptical federal judge Friday that President Trump’s executive order against so-called sanctuary cities, such as San Francisco, doesn’t deprive them of federal funding — at least not yet — but merely encourages them to follow immigration laws. [...]Show More Summary
A federal judge heard arguments in San Francisco on Friday in the first legal challenges to President Donald Trump's executive order cracking down on so-called "sanctuary" cities. Lawyers representing San Francisco and Santa Clara County...Show More Summary
Dates: May 16-18, 2017 | Book here (a startup? Get $100 off) Prices: starting from USD 895,- Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley, The United States Internet of Things World 2017 Internet of Things World 2017 is the...Show More Summary