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Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that he and his wife, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to improve Bay Area schools. The money will go to Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund, which he set up back in 2010 …

School Sorry About Black History Month Lunch Menu School Sorry About Black History Month Lunch Menu
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Fried chicken, watermelon, and cornbread – what’s not to love for the lunch menu of Black History Month at an all-girls Catholic school? Well, when you’re Principal Nancy Libby of Carondelet High School for Girls in Concord, California, you’ll wind …

Watch Eddy Cue’s Speech at Steve Jobs’ Bay Area Business Hall of Fame Induction Watch Eddy Cue’s Speech at Steve Jobs’ Bay Area Business Hall of Fame Induction

Last Thursday, the Bay Area Council held their 68th annual dinner which also serves as the induction ceremony to the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame. At the event, the council inducted Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and the late Steve …

BART Strike Over; Full Service Expected In Afternoon BART Strike Over; Full Service Expected In Afternoon

The Wall Street Journal and KTVU local news both report that the BART transit strike that has frustrated California for four days is finally over. California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom said “This has gotta be the last time this happens. …

BART Strike:  Last-Second Proposals Could Avert Friday Morning Shutdown BART Strike: Last-Second Proposals Could Avert Friday Morning Shutdown
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The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has until midnight Thursday to arrive at an agreement with its labor unions. Negotiators offered a last second contract proposal Thursday afternoon in an effort to avoid a Friday morning shutdown that will affect …

Google Shopping Express Expanded To More Customers Google Shopping Express Expanded To More Customers
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Google launched Google Shopping Express in March with a small test in San Francisco. Today, the company announced that it is being expanded to everyone in the Bay Area. Google Shopping Express is a local delivery service that allows shoppers …

The Pig Invasion of San Ramon, California The Pig Invasion of San Ramon, California

“It looks like a tornado has hopped from yard to yard,” Carrie Spurlock said to NBC Bay Area. “We’ve tried to deter them, but they keep coming back.” The piggy invasion has begun; hordes are arriving in the suburbs of …

Mount Diablo Fire in the San Francisco Bay Area Mount Diablo Fire in the San Francisco Bay Area
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(image) (Credit: Andrew Zhou) On Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, a wildfire broke out near Mount Diablo State Park, igniting more than 800 acres of vegetation, and leading to the evacuation of 75 homes nearby. “I could just …

Bay Bridge Troll: The Fate of the Icon Bay Bridge Troll: The Fate of the Icon
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As the Bay Bridge gets ready for some remodeling and replacing of some sections, people all over the world wonder what will happen to the whimsical troll that, from his perch, single-handedly keeps the bridge from collapsing? Will he (guessing …

Pay Pal Co-Founder Funds A Floating City…For Science Pay Pal Co-Founder Funds A Floating City…For Science
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Blueseed co-founder and CEO Max Marty has a dream. In his dream there is a floating city of sorts 12 miles off shore from Silicon Valley in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. The project, named Blueseed, is an …