Browsing All posts tagged under »Silicon Valley«

Across the nation, new jobs

January 7, 2010 by

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We’re all living through it. Pinching pennies, watching families walk or crowding onto bikes, and eating veggies instead of meat. The economy has been grim for months. Thousands are out of work in the Bay Area. Silicon Valley has an  unemployment rate of almost 12%, the state is over 12%. Yesterday’s State of the State from […]

Going green – in style…

December 30, 2009 by

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If you’re planning to hit the roadways, airports or trains to celebrate the end of a gloomy 2009 and usher a hopeful 2010 – how about a few tips on travelling green. Keeping your green-tude safe while sleeping doesn’t have to be a chore. Resources for finding eco-friendly trips and pillow pads are available online […]

Adapt, move or go extinct…

December 24, 2009 by

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That’s the advice for plants and animals in a study released yesterday by the California Academy of Sciences. Some, like the flat ecosystems of California’s deserts, mangrove forests and grasslands will be packing their bags and are expected to move as much as 4 miles a year to find hospitable habitats. The study, paid for […]

Briefs…

December 21, 2009 by

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We’ll be posting infrequently through the remaining part of the year. Getting ready for more activity, news and information in 2010. Look forward to interviews with Silicon Valley green all-stars in the coming months! Updates: Eating challenge, being part of the 100 Mile Diet experience is proving to be very challenging. Broke down and went […]

I love Tuesdays

December 14, 2009 by

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That’s the day I pick up my CSA produce from Full Circle Farm in Sunnyvale. This 11-acre farm sits in the middle of Silicon Valley on property owned by Peterson Middle School. Coincidentally, the site where scrumptious produce is now grown was also the site upon which my significant other’s and my relationship also grew—on […]