Local News Recommendations
The best general sources for news in Silicon Valley are:
the San Jose Mercury
Silicon Valley Business Journal
. Good Twitter sources are
@408Nate on new
California policies, and
technology. Boom Magazine
is a very good California-based magazine.
In terms of housing, good follows are:
(a VC and former journalist),
(an SF-based lawyer),
(an advocacy org),
(an advocacy org), and
(an advocacy org focused on transit).
For a better understanding of alternative economies in the Bay
is a good follow. The South Bay Labor Council,
also has good information.
To keep up to date on California's health care activism:
For understanding Bay Area water issues:
Stanford's Water in the West program
is a good source of information for local environmental issues.
At the Sacramento Bee,
looks at the Central Valley, which is where much of the Bay Area
water comes from.
For understanding the region's prison problems:
Black & Pink
For LGBTQ resources:
Bay Area Reporter
is a great local resource and is the longest-published LGBTQ
newspaper in the US. San Jose's
Billy DeFrank Center
is Silicon Valley's LGBTQ Community Center.
@PFlag (and its
San Jose chapter)
are also a great source of information.
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