After her 19-year-old daughter’s death in 2008, Rosanna Marks found strength in The Compassionate Friends, a support group for families who have lost children.
Is Yelp hiding small businesses’ good reviews? Will schools ever see promised funds from redevelopment agencies? What are the lives of “the help” — domestic workers in the Bay Area — like today? Find out on the Peninsula Report podcast.
With the end of redevelopment agencies, schools expected to see more money come their way. But cities must first bay of redevelopment debts, which, in San Jose could take more than 20 years.
Santa Clara County wineries aim to compete with Napa and Sonoma, San Jose residents quarrel with leadership over retail center, and Mavericks surfers may have tight travel time. Listen to the Peninsula Report podcast.
Scott McGaraghan of Nest Labs kicked off Entrepreneurship Week at Stanford by showcasing his company’s “learning” thermostat as well as the new approach to energy savings. “We want people to love their thermostat,” he said.
Many San Jose residents oppose the Almaden Ranch Retail Center development, fearing increased noise, pollution and traffic. But the project won planning commissioners’ approval and heads to the city council.
Tom Saggau represents San Jose city employees who are upset about the city’s proposed ballot initiative to restructure pensions. Saggau agrees reform is needed but disagrees with San Jose’s proposal.
Peninsula Press reporters Jessica Parks, Stephanie Soderborg and David Ruiz headline this week’s Peninsula Report, giving updates on stories they have recently published.
Silicon Valley leaders discussed how to make the region green at today’s State of the Valley Conference. Clean tech investment doubled last year, but experts agree more can be done to create green jobs, clean technologies and change consumer behavior.