Is sorting recyclables from your trash worthwhile? Does grease or food contaminate a whole bin of recycling? A Stanford science journalist investigates, and the answers might be brighter than you think.
The popular restaurant and business review site Yelp uses a secret algorithm to determine which reviews appear. Many small business owners complain the process should be more transparent.
Sandra Kurtzig and her son Andy – both successful serial entrepreneurs – spoke at Stanford’s entrepreneurship week, giving advice to students with startup dreams.
A vacant gas station stands near downtown Palo Alto, but developers have plans for a multistory building with retail, business and housing. The plans violate city codes, so developers will make their case to city planners tonight.
Silicon Valley may fail to build community because of its lack of investment in the arts, according to a panel of experts who spoke at Friday’s 2012 Silicon Valley Conference.
New report shows Silicon Valley’s unemployment rate decreased in 2011, but most of the growth was in the tech sector. The median income fell in the region, and the public sector continues to struggle.
Facebook’s IPO filing Wednesday earned positive attention, but some Stanford students said they shied away from jobs there because they perceive it as being too large for individual employees to have an impact.
Half Moon Bay’s elite surfing contest, Mavericks, could take place anytime between now and March 31, depending on weather conditions. Event organizers held opening ceremonies yesterday.
Redwood City’s Courthouse Square debuted a new holiday “ice” rink isn’t ice at all. Synthetic rinks, which do not require refrigeration, are gaining popularity in cost-conscious, warm weather communities.