San Jose

San Jose City Workers Forced to Mask Up Again

Officials are forcing city workers in San Jose, California, to mask up on the job yet again out of an “abundance of caution” as the country as a whole continues to move in the direction of pre-pandemic normalcy. 

A man wearing an American flag mask directs traffic at a construction site in Chelsea on August 17, 2020 in New York. - Since the start official restart of construction in New York City workers have access to increased worksite hygiene as well as enhanced health screening requirements. (Photo by …

San Jose School Board Reaffirms Relationship with Police Despite Protests

The San Jose Unified School District announced this week that it has reaffirmed its relationship with local police despite mounting pressure from locals to cut ties. A group of activists urged the school district to remove police officers from the schools, with one school board official saying that protesters rallied outside of her home prior to the board’s decision.

Protesters rally Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Phoenix, demanding that the Phoenix City Council defund the Phoenix Police Department. The protest is a result of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Matt York) defund the …

San Jose Police Use Fitbit Data to Solve Murder

A new report by Wired dives deep into the case of a 90-year-old alleged murderer from California that was captured based on data from his victim’s Fitbit fitness tracking device. Tony Aiello died last week still awaiting his murder trial.

Woman wearing a Fitbit

Google Would Love to Be Your Landlord

Tech giant Google is being criticized for what many are calling an attempt to create a modern company town, where Google itself owns the majority of houses and businesses.

Google train