Two Tesla employees, who had been working at home for nearly two weeks, have tested positive for COVID-19, according to an internal email sent Thursday morning by the company’s head of environme
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is pushing a number of legislative bodies to offer more protections and benefits for gig workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. As gig workers are still out d
Update: The full order, including exceptions, is available here. In a press conference today, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced orders for residents to stay at home amid rising COVID-19
In a press conference this evening, California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered “all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence” to stop the spr
Earlier today, San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced a shelter-in-place order in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. The order legally requires people to stay home as much as possible unle
Alphabet-owned health technology company Verily has launched the COVID-19 screening site that was first misrepresented by President Trump as a broadly focused coronavirus web-based screening and testi
The average American worker hasn’t gotten a meaningful raise in over 40 years, which has been made worse by meager benefits packages, volatile schedules and pay, and barriers to worker voice.
California is in the midst of a serious housing crisis with ramifications that stretch across the state. In the Bay Area, the crisis is often at its most visible due to the presence of tech mega-corps
California legislators have passed a bill that would treat workers at so-called gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft as employees, giving them access to improved wage and benefit protections. T
Will transportation technologies become the industry disruptors many pundits suggested they would?
The fire season is just a few weeks away here in California, and it’s expected to be worse than ever. But there’s a new plan in the works to help catch fires before they get out of control. Xp
It was way easier for candidate Gavin Newsom to endorse single-payer healthcare coverage for everyone than it is now for Gov. Newsom to deliver it.
Should Silicon Valley exercise its moral authority to stop developing this job-killing technology? Andrew McAfee, author of "The Second Machine Age" and the just published "Machine, Platform, Crowd"
Yesterday, the California DMV posted a draft of proposed regulations for self-driving vehicles. Obviously, Google was waiting to see what came down and now that they’ve had some time to look thr
America needs the “systemic change” in which Silicon Valley specializes.
This morning, former San Francisco Mayor and current Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, and Udacity co-founder and CEO Sebastian Thrun took the stage to talk to TechCrunch co-editor Alex
If there is one prominent U.S. politician who has consistently staked his reputation to the digital revolution, it's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/gavin-newsom">Gavin Newso
<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-279411" title="aa" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/aa6.png" alt="" />Last month, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/01/10/founders-den/
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/picture-185.png" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/kakim-chamillionaire-seriki">Chamillionaire</a> admitting his love for Mafia Wars