Another sordid Google affair and this one does not involve discounted fuel given to the company by NASA to fly its fleet of jets around the world, no, this sordid affair involves one Google founder, an alleged mistress and a break up. The UK Daily Mail has all the salacious details of one tech geek Getting’ Jiggy Wit It.
San Jose Inside has two stories the Fetch is sure will be in the Merc’s Internal Affairs someday:
- Sheriff Laurie Smith has both kinds of support for her re-election bid: those that hate Chuck Reed’s political puppet-master Vic Ajlouny and those that really hate Chuck Reed’s political puppet-master Vic Ajlouny. The architect of Reed’s Measure V and B does have some friends though, Metro’s Fly reports that the Deputy Sheriff’s Association and the County Jail Guards have hired Vic to crank up his slime machine to tar Laurie for a couple of months before she wins in June.
- District 1 City Council Candidate Paul Fong finds himself in the cross hairs of JK as the second story about a campaign debt owed to a Sacramento heavyweight lobbyist makes its way to print. Run for your life Paul, run.
How cool would it be to have the domain .sucks? Ummm, pretty cool. But don’t get your hopes up ‘cuz there is an effort in Washington DC to kill the joy. The SV Biz Journal has the story.
The Supreme Court says no to the NRA and its attempt to block enforcement of Sunnyvale’s common-sense gun control law. Justice Anthony Kennedy shot down the NRA’s request to intervene and the gun-loving group will now have to re-load and aim for a different court to put a cap in the ass of the new law.
Austin’s SXSW Music Festival took a tragic turn last night as a drunk driver plowed through barricades outside one venue, killing two and injuring 23. CNN has the story.
The Merc’s IA Blog finally gets around to posting a story about Netflix CEO Reed Hastings calling for democratically elected school boards to disappear.
The Merc’s Salonga and TracEy break new ground in the story of a SJ po-po who is in deep shit# for allegedly assaulting a woman and DNA found on a bulletproof vest. Reminds the Fetch of this sordid episode.
And in more crime news, a gang-related shooting in San Jose yields an arrest by the Santa Clara County Sheriffs’.
KTVU’s Robert Handa reports that lack of rain has put the boating season in Santa Clara County (There was one?) in jeopardy…Unless of course you are in the Kansen Chu Navy, that’s the crew that pretty much just wants to blow crap up in the water.
Telecom Giant Ericsson may be on the move to the new home of the 49ers. The Santa Clara Weekly says the company may lease 440,000 sq. feet of space off of Bowers and 101. The SV Biz Journal first reported on the possible move.