It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide.
Since the state legislature eliminated local redevelopment agencies a couple of years ago, cities up and down the California coast have grappled with means to boost job growth without the dollars that redevelopment agencies used to provide.
Within hours of Brooklyn losing game seven to Chicago, the Nets fired interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.
Mayor Of New York State? New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has had it. Speaking to a joint legislative panel in Albany, Bloomberg said the school districts that submitted teacher evaluation plans that expire in a year have committed "fraud," reports the Buffalo News. Bloomberg also said that the holdup over NYC's evaluations -- the so-called "sunset" provisions -- surprised him. Ernest Logan, who heads the Council of School Supervisors & Administrators, is miffed, to say the least. "The mayor turned the truth upside-down," he wrote in a Monday letter to his membership that was forwarded to HuffPost. "We can't comprehend how he can claim surprise when the issue was on the table throughout both unions' negotiations and was approved ... for virtually every other district statewide."
During a recent sojourn to San Jose, we stumbled upon several spooky reasons why the Capital of Silicon Valley is the place to celebrate Halloween this year.
The Ground Control Opera performance by Nelly Ben Hayoun presented the International Space Orchestra, 50 local technicians and scientists, playing in the city of San Jose at the Zero1 Biennial 2012. The opera reenacts the first minutes of Neil Armstrong's landing on the Moon.
The motto of the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose is Seeking Silicon Valley. The 2012 ZERO1 Biennial features an extensive program of exhibitions, publ...
Delaying the citywide ban on Styrofoam is an act of urban cowardice. It is not only a betrayal of the environment, but of the people as well.
No public official should have to stop and think about pay equity. It's the right thing to do. And it's the smart thing to do. When women do not get paid fairly, we all suffer.
The 2012 Intel Science Talent Search -- the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition -- is underway and already tells us much about o...
My crystal ball is never as crystal-clear as I'd like, but I do think that we can expect a gradual economic recovery to move the housing market a few steps back toward normal in 2012.
During my last four days in San José it was constantly raining, but today suddenly there was a little sun out so I took my camera and ran out to see what was happening.
Cutting-edge Bay Area workplaces are creating a new worker's paradise that is becoming increasingly set apart from any other labor market in the country and the world.
For many families, the extension of middle-class tax cuts will go out the door to their landlord. Economic recovery could be stopped in its tracks by sudden rent shock.
Two life-altering events that took place nearly seven decades ago receive little attention and are primarily observed by members of the two groups who experienced them.
While architects across the nation suffer the brunt of this recession, one southeastern design firm is thriving. Clearscapes succeeds because for a substantial portion of its practice has been based on what some call a necessity of life: art.