Tracey took this picture of me climbing up to the top of Summitt Rock in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Below at the bottom of this article is a graphical map of San Jose’s Halloween Eve earthquake. The epicenter of the quake is the red star in the center.
It happened a little after 8 p.m. while I was in class in law school (right arrow). The classroom was in a basement of a mid-rise building in downtown San Jose. As first there was a low rumbling… for about 5 seconds
The right to display firearms at gun shows on county fairgrounds is protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, according to a San Francisco federal judge in an order issued this week.
The Sept. 27 ruling was part of the Nordyke v. King, (Case. No.: CV-99-04389) suit brought by gun hobbyists and gun show advocates Russell and Sally Nordyke. The Nordykes and a collection of
After the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) completes its acquisition of Chicago-based electronic trading company, Archipelago Holdings within the next 12 months, the impact will also be felt in San Francisco, California as the future of the 123-year-old Pacific Exchange (PCX) becomes murky.
This stems from a deal struck in January of this year, before the NYSE merger, when Archipelago struck a deal worth $83 million to take over operations of
According to a recent report by the United States Census Bureau, the pecking order of the most populous U.S. cities has changed. The report, issued June 30, shows in 2004 San Jose, with an estimated population of 904,522 is the nation’s 10th-largest city, overtaking Detroit with its smaller population of 900,198.
The U.S. Census traditionally releases population figures for the year previous to the date the figures are made public.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating allegations of wrongdoing in the building of a new $1.5 billion “skyway” portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, according to a report published in the Oakland Tribune. The bridge spans the San Francisco Bay between Oakland and Yerba Buena Island. There are so far no criminal charges filed.
The paper reported that welders for KFM, the company under contract to build the bridge
Bill Miller is CEO of Valchemy, a San Mateo, California company founded in 2001 to provide application software to the M&A industry. Previously, he was an executive with Intel Capital, working with the company’s active equity investment and M&A programs.
Sharon Wienbar is a director at BA Venture Partners, the Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund for Bank of America.
Thanks to Sharon Wienbar, a director of BA Venture Partners, the venture capital arm of Bank of America. Familiar with the ‘Day in the Life…’ format, she forwarded eFinancialCareers this spoof email that has been circulating Silicon Valley’s VC community.
Wienbar says the original author is an anonymous CEO of a venture-backed startup firm; the email has been edited
Madison Avenue is waking up to the limitless new opportunities in digital media.
While digital technology continues to rock the music and film industries, major players in the advertising world are paying close attention and smartening up.
Advertisers are devising innovative ways to target messages to specific audiences by embracing, rather than fleeing, new technologies. They are particularly keen