In the United States, 34 million tons of food goes to waste each year. In 2009, only 1 million tons of that was recycled. But many Bay Area restaurants have found ways to waste not.
Peninsula police departments are using smart phones and netbooks to help them quickly respond to calls. Apps help them map and search areas, download photos and videos of suspects, and write reports from the field.
San Jose may build a 400,000-square-foot shopping center on an empty lot just northeast of where Route 85 and the Almaden Expressway intersect. Nearby neighborhoods fear increased noise and traffic.