Northern California

Northern California is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. The San Francisco Bay Area (which includes the cities of San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose), and Sacramento (the state capital) as well as its metropolitan area are the main population centers. It also contains redwood forests, along with the Sierra Nevada including Yosemite Valley and part of Lake Tahoe, Mount Shasta (the second-highest peak in the Cascade Range after Mount Rainier in Washington), and the northern half of the Central Valley, one of the world's most productive agricultural regions.
Posts about Northern California
  • Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through community service

    … to achieve an equitable outcome for all.” In California, Googlers will be volunteering with the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation as it hosts a full day of festivities including the annual parade/march in San Francisco. Eliana Murillo, who is head of multicultural marketing and will be participating in Monday’s…

    Emily Wood/ The Official Google Blog- 5 readers -
  • Google Adsense Fraud Again?

    … competitors in the online advertising business who do not confiscate their publishers’ accrued earnings and kick them back to the advertiser.” Super Cray is suing for their lost earnings in the Northern California District Court. There is no date for a hearing set at this point. …

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insiderin Google- 13 readers -
  • 10 Top Location-Based Mobile Campaigns of 2014

    … by emphasizing a range of geo-targeting and personalization tools that terrestrial radio can’t match. In its work for Griffin & Reed Eye Care, a laser vision correction and care provider with locations in Northern California, Pandora layered geo- and demographic targeting that drove an 18 percent year-over-year rise in the number of Lasik…

    Street Fightin Display Mobile- 44 readers -
  • Lawsuit Against LinkedIn Claims Reference Search Is Costing Candidates Jobs

    … may run reference searches, or that the “trusted references” generated may have only a distant connection to them. Whatever the outcome of this lawsuit might be it’s important to keep an eye on because it will set a precedent for other social media lawsuits in the future. What do you think? Do the plaintiffs actually have a case? For full details see this writeup by the New York Times. You Might Also Like …

    Matt Southern/ Search Engine Journalin Social- 4 readers -
  • Google Express: more cities, more stores and a new name

    …: Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C. Across all our cities, more than 7 million people can now access our same-day delivery service, and in Northern California almost 12 million can use our next-day service. We’re also adding more merchants: 16 in total over the last couple of months. We’ve added national brands including 1-800-Flowers, Barnes…

    Emily Wood/ The Official Google Blogin Google- 8 readers -
  • Drivers of Facebook Shuttle Buses Eye Teamsters Membership

    … involves their long work days, as they drive during the morning and evening rush hours, with a six-hour gap in between, which is not enough time for many of them to return home between shifts. Rome Aloise, the top Teamsters official for Northern California, said in a letter to Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking his support…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • A Print Magazine Launch? What?!!! California Sunday Is Coming

    … to California Sunday. Ten years later, I taught a course in magazine publishing with Clay Felker, the late publishing legend who retired to Northern California and always dreamt of creating a pan-state publication (he tried, and failed, with New West). Now Chas and Douglas are giving it a go, and I think they have more than a fair shot at making it work. And yes, I’m an investor! California Sunday launches October 15. You can read more about the publication here, and follow its Twitter feed here. …

    John Battelle's Search Blogin Twitter- 3 readers -
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