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  • Study: High-Tech Job Growth Overwhelmingly Benefits Three California Cities

    12/09/2019 1:05:11 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/09/2109 | David Ng
    High-tech sector job growth is overwhelmingly benefiting three California cities, plus Seattle and Boston, while the rest of the U.S. has been left behind in the dust, according to a new study. The findings published Monday by The Brookings Institution offer yet another a sign that economic disparities continue to negatively impact middle America. High-tech sector job growth is overwhelmingly benefiting three California cities, plus Seattle and Boston, while the rest of the U.S. has been left behind in the dust, according to a new study. The findings published Monday by The Brookings Institution offer yet another a sign that...
  • China No Longer Needs US Parts in its Phones

    12/02/2019 2:15:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Mish Talk, Global Economic Trend Analysis ^ | 12/02/2019 | Mike Shedlock
    China was once very dependent on US chips for its phones. The latest Chinese phones have no US parts. The Wall Street Journal reports Huawei Manages to Make Smartphones Without American Chips. American tech companies are getting the go-ahead to resume business with Chinese smartphone giant Huawei Technologies Co., but it may be too late: It is now building smartphones without U.S. chips. Huawei’s latest phone, which it unveiled in September—the Mate 30 with a curved display and wide-angle cameras that competes with Apple Inc.’s iPhone 11—contained no U.S. parts, according to an analysis by UBS and Fomalhaut Techno Solutions,...
  • Is It a Crime to Encourage Unauthorized Immigration? The Supreme Court Will Decide

    11/11/2019 7:37:18 PM PST · by Theoria · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 11 Nov 2019 | Adam Liptak
    A 1986 federal law makes it a crime to encourage unauthorized immigrants to come to or stay in the United States. The statute potentially criminalizes the simple words spoken to a son, a wife, a parent, a friend, a neighbor, a co-worker, a student, a client I encourage you to stay here, Judge A. Wallace Tashima wrote last year for a unanimous panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, in striking down the law. The law applies to a grandmother urging a grandchild to overstay a visa or a lawyer...
  • San Jose thieves steal duffel bag, apparently unaware it's full of snakes

    10/07/2019 4:46:56 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 29 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 10/7/19 | By Mike Moffitt
    Reptile breeder Brian Gundy had just given a talk and animal presentation Saturday at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in downtown San Jose. While going to get his car parked on the second level of the Fourth and San Fernando Street garage about 4:30 p.m., he left his his snakes and lizards in boxes and a bag in a no-parking zone. When he returned for his critters, he made a grim discovery. "As I was loading up my gear, I realized the bag that had my four pythons and blue skink lizard inside was gone and they were...
  • Another California City Bans Natural Gas In New Construction Projects

    09/19/2019 8:21:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/19/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Despite the fact that natural gas is the cleanest of the fossil fuels hands down (and now the cheapest), liberals continue to oppose it. The “keep it in the ground” folks scored another victory this week when the city of San Jose California voted to ban natural gas lines and appliances in all new construction projects going forward. This is allegedly part of the state-mandated goal of going 100% “carbon-free” by 2045. Of course, as with all things, the devil is in the details. (CBS San Francisco) San Jose became the biggest U.S. city to ban natural gas in...
  • Poisonous chemicals kill one, injure nine at Fairmont Hotel in San Jose [CA]

    09/01/2019 7:35:43 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    KTVU ^ | 08/31/2019 | By Duncan Sinfield
    The San Jose Fire Department says the incident began around 10 a.m. Saturday when hotel staff called 9-1-1 to report an apparent suicide involving chemicals, according to San Jose Fire Dept. Captain Mitch Matlow. At a media briefing early Sunday evening, Matlow indicated that the chemicals involved in the incident were identified, however could not reveal what those chemicals were due to an investigation by the San Jose Police Department. A chemical odor, described as a rotten egg smell, would remain detectable by guests. "The chemicals that caused the problem will not create an issue for guests when they first...
  • A California mayor wants to require all gun owners to have liability insurance

    08/22/2019 8:53:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 50 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 8/12/2019 | Sarah Moon
    (CNN)In the wake of mass shootings around the country, the mayor of one California city wants to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons -- or pay a fee to help shoulder the public costs of gun violence. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo proposed the local ordinance on Monday, and if passed by the city council, it could become the nation's first such requirement. Similar state legislation is also being considered in Massachusetts and New York. The proposal comes just two weeks after a shooting left three people dead and injured more than 12 in Gilroy,...
  • Bay Area police unions call for removal of painting depicting cops as pig-like creatures

    01/05/2017 7:18:00 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | January 5, 2017 | Jason Green
    The San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco police unions are calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to remove a student painting from the U.S. Capitol Complex that depicts officers as pig-like creatures. Last spring, Untitled #1 by then-high school senior David Pulphus was selected as the winner of Missouri Democrat William Lacy Clays 16th annual Congressional Art Competition.
  • Border Patrol disinvited from San Jose college's job fair, immigration rally still planned

    04/30/2019 10:51:57 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | April 30, 2019 | By Elisha Fieldstadt
    The U.S. Border Patrol was disinvited from a job fair at a local college in San Jose, California, after a group of activists protested its planned presence and planned a rally at the fair. San Jose City College's partner in putting on the job fair, Work2Future, asked the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which encompasses the Border Patrol, not to attend at the request of the school administration, a spokesman for the college, Ryan Brown, told NBC News on Tuesday. For many at the diverse college, "the presence of U.S. Customs and Border Protection representatives on campus - regardless of...
  • San Jose City Council Unanimously Votes to Fly LGBT Flags Outside of New Chick-fil-A Location

    04/16/2019 8:42:50 AM PDT · by detective · 89 replies
    Christian Headlines ^ | April 12, 2019 | Amanda Casanova
    The city of San Jose, California will fly rainbow flags near a new Chick-fil-A that is slated to open at the citys airport. The city council voted 11-0 this week to display a rainbow flag and a transgender rights pink, blue and white flag near the San Jose International Airport. "I made the suggestion to put the flags next to the restaurant, and council members liked that idea but also said that maybe put flags elsewhere, too, like outside," Ken Yeager, the first openly gay elected official in Santa Clara County, told NBC News.
  • San Jose to hang rainbow flags at airport Chick-fil-A in support of LGBTQ rights

    04/11/2019 3:42:22 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 56 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11th April 2019 | Janelle Griffith
    A California city that last year approved the addition of a Chick-fil-A at its local airport now wants to send a message of support to LGBTQ people as the opening date for the fast-food restaurant nears. The San Jose City Council voted 11-0 on Tuesday to hang rainbow flags in support of LGBTQ people and pink, blue and white flags for transgender rights at or near a Chick-fil-A due to open in May at San Jose International Airport. Rosemary Barnes, a spokeswoman for the airport, said it will decide where to place the flags. The council's vote comes as two...
  • Treasure Hunters Wanted: to Retrieve Sunken Gold From 18thC Spanish Galleon

    07/24/2017 9:49:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    The Local ^ | 14 July 2017
    Colombia on Friday opens bidding for investors willing to retrieve billions of dollars in gold and silver from an 18th century ship wreck off the country's Caribbean coast. The Spanish galleon "San Jose" was the main ship in a fleet carrying gold and silver -- likely extracted from Spanish colonial mines in Peru and Bolivia -- and other valuables back to King Philip V. It sank in June 1708 during combat with British warships attempting to take its cargo, as part of the War of Spanish Succession. Only a handful of the ship's crew of 600 survived. President Juan Manuel...
  • Communities struggle to cope after killings that authorities have linked to illegal immigrants

    03/24/2019 4:58:11 PM PDT · by SJackson · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3*24*19 | Louis Casiano
    Emotions ran high at a San Jose, Calif. community meeting this week where residents questioned local officials about the brutal stabbing death of Bambi Larson, who was allegedly killed by an undocumented immigrant wanted by federal immigration officials for deportation. Authorities said Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza a native of El Salvador with a long criminal history and admitted gang ties -- stalked Larson, 59, before the February attack in her home. A Message from accenture.com Sponsored Video Watch to learn more He had a crime record, San Jose resident Connie Schneider told the Bay Area's FOX 2. He shouldn't...
  • California Dems Bill Would Outlaw High School Animal Dissections [semi-satire]

    03/06/2019 9:53:52 AM PST · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 March 2019 | John Semmens
    California Assemblyman Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) has introduced a bill that would ban high school biology classes from dissecting animals as part of their learning about anatomy. Kalra says that the current law allowing students with moral objections to opt out of the dissection lesson is unsatisfactory. For one, it still allows the callous exploitation of animals to go forward. Second, it allows students without moral scruples to receive a more complete education than their morally superior peers. The whole premise of these dissections is founded on an unwarranted notion that humans are more important than other creatures, Kalra observed....
  • Fake DEA Agent Discovered After Attempting Traffic Stop On Real Federal Agent

    03/07/2019 12:08:27 PM PST · by lowbridge · 14 replies
    A San Jose man has been arrested for impersonating a federal agent following an investigation which began when the suspect pulled over someone who was actually a federal agent, authorities said. The Drug Enforcement Administration said Tuesday that Alex Taylor, 49, was arrested March 2 outside his home in San Jose, with agents seizing a Volkswagen Jetta with police-type lighting, two firearms, an imitation DEA badge and concealed weapons badge, handcuffs and a small amount of methamphetamine. In a press release, DEA Special Agent in Charge Chris Nielsen said the investigation began in December 2018 when Taylor allegedly conducted a...
  • San Jose hostage situation involving UPS truck ends, suspect shot, killed

    02/15/2019 9:22:26 AM PST · by NohSpinZone · 7 replies
    KGO ^ | 2/15/19 | By Amanda del Castillo
    The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office says the suspect who was in a standoff in a UPS truck was shot and killed after attempting to run from the truck. Santa Clara County Sheriff deputies and San Jose police were in a standoff with the suspect at North First Street and West Trimble Road after a slow speed chase. Deputies surrounded a UPS truck in San Jose following a chase on Thursday evening. Friends have identified the suspect as Mark Morasky. They said they were on the phone with him during the standoff and talked him into surrendering, claiming he was...
  • San Jose moves forward with shipping container housing plan for homeless

    01/17/2019 3:36:16 PM PST · by lowbridge · 56 replies
    ktvu.com ^ | January 10, 2019 | Azenith Smith
    The City of San Jose is moving forward with a plan to use shipping containers to house some of its homeless population. The project will sit on city-owned property southeast of Willow Glen. The project was to initially put temporary manufactured home on Evans Lane. After pushback from neighbors, it's now evolved into permanent shipping container-sized apartments for the homeless. Its the City of San Joses latest answer to help get its 4,000 homeless people off the streets, converting recycled shipping containers-into studio apartments. This is a type of modular construction that is an emerging market right now, said Rachel...
  • Tesla worker from San Jose charged with embezzling more than $9 million from the company

    11/10/2018 10:09:00 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 18 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | November 9, 2018 | Ethan Baron
    A former Tesla global supply manager was indicted Thursday by federal prosecutors alleging he embezzled more than $9 million from the Palo Alto electric car maker. Salil Parulekar, 32, is charged with felony wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
  • Sharks Evander Kane sued by woman over abortion claims

    11/01/2018 10:47:36 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | November 1, 2018 | Jon Becker
    Evander Kane of the Sharks is the target of a $6 million dollar lawsuit filed by a woman who claims the 27-year-old star reneged on a promise to compensate her for having an abortion. The unidentified woman said Kane got her pregnant and he finally coerced her into having an abortion last June by offering her $3 million, TMZ first reported. She claimed it was the second time Kane forced her to have an abortion and that he has refused to pay her.
  • Nurse discovers 28-year-old colleague was premature baby she cared for

    09/05/2018 10:25:02 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    Vilma Wong, who had been working at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital Stanford for more than 32 years, met Brandon Seminatore, 28, in August. Seminatore, a second-year pediatric resident completing a child neurology residency at Stanford University, had joined Wongs team, according to the statement from Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital. I asked who he was and his name, and last name sounded very familiar, Wong said in the statement. I kept asking where he was from, and he told me that he was from San Jose, California, and that, as a matter of fact, he was a premature baby born at...