San Francisco Investing $100M For Pre-Fab Homes To Address Housing Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced plans to invest $100 million in funds toward purchasing modular homes that would be constructed at a proposed factory within the city and help address its housing crisis. According to the mayor, the construction of modular homes, also known as pre-fabricated homes, would help…

via San Francisco Investing $100M For Pre-Fab Homes To Address Housing Crisis — CBS San Francisco

History and Birthplace of “Silicon Valley”

We didn’t know before they started construction. Nobody used to pay attention to San Antonio shopping mall. It was just a residential place more than the shopping mall.
We used to go for the pumpkin patch or Christmas tree lot.
It was the huge empty parking lot with the side street had a sign “Silicon Valley”.
When construction people started building something. Everybody was guessing what it will be.
We knew what it will be but, exactly what kind of office, hotel, cinema.
The scientists and engineers who worked at 391 San Antonio Road in Mountain View, California, laid the technological and cultural foundations for today’s Silicon Valley.

 

http://www.computerhistory.org/events/upcoming/#celebrating-birthplace-silicon-valley

 

 

 

Silicone Valley Bay Area company Apple Becomes the World’s First U.S. Trilion-Dollar Company

According to the Wiki, ” Apple is a Silicone Valley Bay Area company Apple Becomes the World’s First U.S. Trillion-Dollar Company. Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services”.

https://www.apple.com/

Google launches college stats

Google launched a new feature today that’ll let users view all the information they might want about a college directly in Search. Prospective students typically have to scour a college’s website to figure out student body demographics, tuition costs, and aid possibilities. Now, Google pulls all that data to provide stats on the average cost…

via Google launches college stat search box for prospective students — The Verge – All Posts

DMV Opening Several Offices On Select Saturdays — CBS Sacramento

We used to have many DMV and several of them were open on Saturdays. One day I called for renewal of drivers license. They told me DMV closed for Saturday’s.:)

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Dozens of DMV field offices across California will soon be open on Saturdays. The offices are being opened to try and ease wait times. We’re offering Saturday service in June. 40 offices will be open Saturday, June 16 and 23. Starting in July, the offices will open the first and third Saturday…

via DMV Opening Several Offices On Select Saturdays — CBS Sacramento

iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts

Earlier this month, Google announced that Android P is being developed with a focus on “digital wellbeing.” It will include a new user-facing Dashboard meant to give people an easy way to see how much time they’re spending on a device and inside individual apps. It’ll even show how many times they’ve unlocked their smartphone…

via iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts

Last Video Rental Store In Berkeley To Close — CBS San Francisco

The Blockbuster video rental and Rasputin closed more than decades. Now they’re closing Berkeley video rental.

We used to get videos and always have curiosity to watch and wait for next video.

I think being curious is good.:)

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) – Despite surviving numerous changes in the way people watch movies, the last video rental store in Berkeley is getting ready to close its doors after nearly four decades. Andy Katz has owned Five Star Video Rental in Berkeley for more than 30 years. And though it has become a favorite hangout…

via Last Video Rental Store In Berkeley To Close — CBS San Francisco