For Tech Companies, the Appeal of Silicon Beach is Growing
If you want to start the next Facebook or Uber, where are you going to do it? The answer is usually the Bay Area. But now, some of the hottest tech companies, like Snapchat and Tinder, are choosing to start, and stay, in Southern California. Silicon Valley is still king, but LA's Silicon Beach is becoming a draw for more and more entrepreneurs.
Mervin Field, a Chronicler of Modern California, Dies at 94
Anyone who has wanted to know what Californians think and why for the past 70 years simply had to ask Mervin Field. The legendary pollster sampled opinions on everything, as part of his survey that became known as the Field Poll. Mervin Field died Monday in Marin County. He was 94.