Zoran Corp. (NASDAQ: ZRAN), a leading producer of integrated circuits and related products used in digital technology showed clear signs of recovery in its fourth fiscal quarter, ended Jan. 2010, as losses decreased by 86 per cent from the same period last year.
A former commercial laundry site that is being cleaned up by the Department of Toxic Substances Control, has been found to be contaminated with more than three times as much perchloroethylene (PCE), as allowed by California health standards.
Menlo Park, home of Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists and million-dollar abodes, was not eligible for the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program – so the city decided in May to fund one of it’s own.
MENLO PARK – Nancy Couperus realized the city was planning to close the street leading to the Sunday Farmers’ market she founded 17 years ago, and build a roofed one to compete with it, when the planning was already well underway.
PALO ALTO – Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson’s committee assignments range from Commerce, Science and Transportation to Foreign Relations, but 22 per cent of the bills he sponsors have more to do with the interests of his top campaign contributor – real estate.
SAN JOSE – Santa Clara County will cut more than $220,000 from Innvision’s Julian Street Inn, San Jose – the only facility in the county that provides emergency shelter to the mentally ill.
The $220,000 represents a 10 percent cut of Innvision’s $10.6 million budget, which the non-profit shelter relies on to serve aproximately 24 thousand homeless people on the Peninsula.
PALO ALTO – Palo Alto voters prefered to play it safe at the polls Nov. 3, electing four candidates with experience in public office or community involvement, and one newcomer with a highly conservative platform.
PALO ALTO – Vicious politician he is, Victor Frost who has run for City Council six times, is a veteran candidate, though he has always remained in the backtail of the races. He has many grudges and has fought off anyone that has gotten in his way. Controversy is his weapon of choice.
PALO ALTO – Fourteen candidates running for five open seats at the City Council, discussed their views on what are the city’s main issues of concern for the Nov. 3 elections, at a Candidates’ Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters on Oct. 7.