Tech reporter covering Apple for the San Jose Mercury News. Past lives: legal journalist, 1st grade teacher. Not jaded just yet. jmlove@mercurynews.com.

Teamsters win vote to unionize more tech shuttle bus drivers in Silicon Valley

chicoer.com — Shuttle bus drivers for five major tech companies voted to unionize Friday, an outcome that could inspire more low-paid service workers in booming Silicon Valley to band together for better pay and benefits. Drivers for workers at Yahoo, Apple, Genentech, eBay and Zynga voted 104 to 38 to join the Teamsters union in an election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.

Teamsters win vote to unionize more tech shuttle bus drivers in Silicon Valley

contracostatimes.com — By Julia Love jmlove@mercurynews.com Posted: 02/27/2015 05:44:36 PM PST Updated: 02/27/2015 06:00:09 PM PST Shuttle bus drivers for five major tech companies voted to unionize Friday, an outcome that could inspire more low-paid service workers in booming Silicon Valley to band together for better pay and benefits.

Teamsters win vote to unionize more tech shuttle bus drivers in Silicon Valley

mercurynews.com — Posted: 02/27/2015 05:44:28 PM PST Updated: 02/27/2015 05:44:28 PM PST Shuttle bus drivers for five prominent tech companies voted to unionize Friday, an outcome that could inspire more low-paid service workers in booming Silicon Valley to band together for better pay and benefits.

Eyeing shuttle bus drivers, union tries to grab more territory in Silicon Valley

mercurynews.com — Posted: 02/25/2015 10:32:04 AM PST Updated: 02/25/2015 10:37:03 AM PST Shuttle bus drivers for five prominent tech companies will decide whether to unionize on Friday in a vote that has the potential to dramatically expand organized labor's territory in Silicon Valley and embolden others in the tech industry's burgeoning class of service workers to demand better working conditions.

Women in tech, politics and media hash out workplace equality

mercurynews.com — Posted: 02/24/2015 03:41:35 PM PST SANTA CLARA -- Leading women in politics, fashion, media and technology gathered in Silicon Valley Tuesday to discuss how to drive equality for women in the workplace, descending on what has become a key front in the global gender debate.

Apple shines the spotlight on high school filmmakers

mercurynews.com — Posted: 02/22/2015 12:21:33 PM PST Updated: 02/22/2015 12:22:31 PM PST As red carpet regulars preen on Hollywood's biggest night, a group of up-and-coming filmmakers from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts will get a taste of the spotlight too.

Q&A: Lisa Lee, Pandora's diversity program manager

mercurynews.com — Posted: 02/20/2015 02:20:51 PM PST Updated: 02/20/2015 02:24:25 PM PST Lisa Lee wound up in Silicon Valley almost by accident. Although she had envisioned a career in the arts, Lee applied to work at Facebook after stumbling upon a job opening. There, she found her calling by helping the social networking site diversify its ranks.

With smart mirror, shopping trips become solo fashion shows

santacruzsentinel.com — SAN FRANCISCO >> Standing before a full-length mirror in Neiman Marcus, I see double. When I glance to the left, I find myself in a lipstick-red evening gown, with bolts of flowing silk cinched at my waist. I flick my eyes to the right and I am all business, wearing a simple black dress topped with a patterned blazer.

With smart mirror, shopping trips become solo fashion shows

insidebayarea.com — The MemoryMirror device is not a mirror at all, but a screen projecting images captured by an overhead camera. The contraption, a recent addition to Bay Area Neiman Marcus stores, does much more than just show your reflection. It saves each outfit you try on, allowing you to compare different styles side by side to figure out which looks best.

With smart mirror, shopping trips become solo fashion shows

mercurynews.com — The MemoryMirror device is not a mirror at all, but a screen projecting images captured by an overhead camera. The contraption, a recent addition to Bay Area Neiman Marcus stores, does much more than just show your reflection. It saves each outfit you try on, allowing you to compare different styles side by side to figure out which looks best.
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Feb 27, 2015

RT @MSchwanhausser: Leonard Nimoy's last tweet: “@TheRealNimoy: A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP”

Feb 27, 2015

RT @News_Kat: Teamsters get a win as tech shuttle bus drivers vote to join union. Read story @mercnews from @byJuliaLove

Feb 27, 2015

Pao attorney Exelrod returns for one last dance with @kpcb's Schlein. #kleinerperkins

Feb 27, 2015

RT @MarisaKendall: Schlein says he's met "maybe 10" female VCs outside #KleinerPerkins. Ever.

Feb 27, 2015

RT @MarisaKendall: Schlein says he was "shocked and outraged" over claim a male #KleinerPerkins partner showed up at a female partner's hotel room in a robe.

Feb 27, 2015

Schlein testifies even if Pao hadn't been terminated, she would have lost her job due to downsizing @kpcb did soon after. #kleinerperkins

Feb 27, 2015

.@kpcb says Pao kept thousands of pages of firm documents after she left. #KleinerPerkins

Feb 27, 2015

Schlein says Pao posted on Quora that she had been fired. #KleinerPerkins

Feb 27, 2015

RT @MarisaKendall: Schlein says there was no truth to the hookers claim. #EllenPao v. #KleinerPerkins

Feb 27, 2015

Review of one of Pao's fellow partners at @kpcb: "He will be a legend someday; we just have to get him better clothes.” #kleinerperkins

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