Google, and 12 other Silicon Valley companies, will not provide the U.S. Department of Labor with data on their hiring practices, drawing public anger from Bay Area minorities, who feel they’re underrepresented.
As Stanford and other elite engineering programs around the country see the number of female students decline, Google and other tech giants are under fire for not hiring more women and minorities.
Experts from Stanford University urge locals to steer clear of coastal elevations 100 feet above sea level for up to 10 hours following a tsunami alert.
Could it happen here? Stanford University expert says Bay Area earthquakes are unlikely to trigger deadly tsunamis. A quake along the San Andreas fault would cause a different type of motion than the Japan quake.
Following the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that struck last night off the eastern coast of Japan, locals gathered at Half Moon Bay beaches, hoping to catch glimpses of the expected tidal surge.
After meeting families in Burma who depended upon kerosene lanterns to light their daily tasks, Stanford student Erica Estrada recreated their living conditions in Palo Alto and developed safe, affordable lighting.
It was a bittersweet end to an exciting few months for would-be Mountain View City Council member and Google employee, Aaron Jabbari.