Palo Alto California

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars. The National Highway Traffic Administration says fires broke out in two of the […]

11/19/2013

Spanish royal couple to visit Calif. tech firms

  PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — The heir to the Spanish throne and his wife are in Northern California, where they will be promoting Spanish businesses to Silicon Valley investors and visiting technology companies. Spain’s […]

11/14/2013

College credit recommended for free online courses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Students may soon be able to receive college credit for the free online classes that are reshaping higher education. The American Council on Education says it’s recommending degree credit for five courses offered by Coursera.

02/07/2013

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s CEO holding fundraiser for Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Facebook’s CEO has friended New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie again. Christie’s campaign says Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for Christie next month at his home in Palo Alto, Calif.

01/24/2013

Rose Bowl Game 2013

Madison, Palo Alto mayors make Rose Bowl wager

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Mayors in Wisconsin and California are making a friendly wager on the Rose Bowl. Stanford Cardinal, which call Palo Alto home, and the Wisconsin Badgers will compete in the Rose Bowl Jan. 1.

12/27/2012

Off-duty Facebook guard arrested for laptop thefts

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) – An off-duty Facebook security guard and another man have been arrested for stealing 49 laptop computers at the company’s former California headquarters. Palo Alto police say 20-year-old Brandon Simon and […]

09/26/2012

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