OROVILLE, Calif. Californians who were ordered to evacuate due to a threat from the tallest dam in the United States can now return home after state crews working around the clock reinforced a drainage channel that was weakened by heavy rain. | Video
OROVILLE, Calif., Feb 14 Tens of thousands of
Northern California residents remained in shelters on Tuesday as
engineers worked to shore up a crumbling overflow channel and
drain the rain-swollen reservoir at the United States' tallest
dam before new storms sweep the region.
OROVILLE, Calif. Stormwaters receded on Monday behind the nation's tallest dam, in Northern California, as engineers raced to drain the rain-swollen reservoir and shore up a crumbling overflow channel before new storms sweep the region this week. | Video
About a quarter of U.S. workers in the technology sector, which has faced criticism for a lack of diversity, said they felt discrimination at their workplace in a survey released on Tuesday by job site Indeed.com.
OAKLAND, Calif. The wife of the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges she assisted him ahead of the fatal shooting of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida and later misleading authorities.
TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO Yahoo Japan, the country's biggest online auction site, is rebuffing calls to end online ivory trading despite Yahoo Inc CEO Marissa Mayer's misgivings over facilitating a business blamed for the illegal slaughter of African elephants.
SAN FRANCISCO Former Kleiner Perkins Caufield &
Byers partner Ellen Pao, whose 2012 gender discrimination
lawsuit against the venture firm fueled a debate over tech
industry diversity, has joined Oakland-based Kapor Center for
Social Impact as an investor and diversity advocate, Kapor
SAN FRANCISCO Former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Ellen Pao, whose 2012 gender discrimination lawsuit against the venture firm fueled a debate over tech industry diversity, has joined Oakland-based Kapor Center for Social Impact as an investor and diversity advocate, Kapor announced Tuesday.
Mark Zuckerberg on Monday introduced the world to "Jarvis", an artificial intelligence system the Facebook chief created in his spare time, which can choose and play music, turn on lights, and recognize visitors, deciding whether to open the front door.
Virtual assistants are set to pummel virtual reality headsets in the fight for consumer dollars this holiday season, while smartwatches drive wearable sales. Drones may fly under the radar, though.