Ethan Baron, East Bay Times

Ethan Baron

East Bay Times

United States

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • ChicoER
  • Pasadena Star News
  • Times-Standard
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • SGV Tribune
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • Whittier Daily News
  • Daily Bulletin
  • and more…

Recent articles by Ethan:

San Jose post office passport fair ‘overwhelmed’ by demand, hundreds wait for hours in the heat

“It was really a grueling day for everyone,” Evelina Ramirez, a postal service spokesperson said. → Read More

Homicide victim found at San Mateo bus stop, police say

Investigators are seeking video that may show what happened to the victim, 48. → Read More

Bay to Breakers: Colorful footrace set for Sunday in San Francisco after COVID hiatus

BART and Caltrain are putting on extra service for the race. → Read More

Tesla claims it hired liar who stole trade secrets, tried to cover tracks with ‘dummy’ laptop

Elon Musk’s electric car company claims an employee, when confronted, handed over a ‘dummy’ laptop in a bid to cover his tracks. → Read More

Mountain View’s Intuit to pay 370,000 Californians charged for ‘free’ TurboTax filing

Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams said the settlement holds Intuit to account for ‘intentionally misleading’ the public. → Read More

Apple claims Mountain View ‘stealth mode’ startup poached engineers who took chip secrets

Apple claims the allegedly misappropriated data is some of its most sensitive and valuable. → Read More

Google: You can now ask to have your address, phone number removed from search results

The Mountain View search giant has just broadened the scope of personal information people can request to have removed. → Read More

San Jose former eBay exec pleads guilty in stalking campaign involving pig fetus, maggots, spiders, cockroaches

Harassment campaign also included Craigslist ads inviting people for booze and bondage at Massachusetts couple’s house. → Read More

Tesla in Fremont: ‘Welcome to the slave house,’ was manager’s greeting, Black employee claims in lawsuit

The legal action follows a host of other lawsuits, including by California’s civil rights regulator, alleging racism at Tesla. → Read More

Carmel company launches cat food with mouse meat in it

The four versions of Mouser are Field Hunter, with chicken leading the ingredients; Forest Hunter, with turkey leading; Pond Hunter, with duck leading; and Brush Hunter, with rabbit leading. → Read More

Silicon Valley’s COVID windfall raises alarms about region’s economy

The economic pie is growing, but ‘the vast majority of people are getting a smaller and smaller slice,’ researcher warns. → Read More

Tesla CEO Musk’s Twitter bid: trolling or true?

Musk appears to have inserted a weed joke in his bid, with a seeming reference to the notorious annual pot-smoking day April 20. → Read More

H-1B visa: Cupertino pair charged over dozens of alleged visa frauds

Man and woman are accused of gaining unfair advantage through fraudulent applications for hard-to-get visa. → Read More

‘Puppy scams’ exploit COVID pandemic and ‘the joy of pet adoption,’ Google says in lawsuit

Fraudster ‘will continue to perpetrate fraud and abuse Google’s services unless stopped,’ the suit said. → Read More

‘Puppy scams’ exploit COVID pandemic and ‘the joy of pet adoption,’ Google says in lawsuit

Fraudster ‘will continue to perpetrate fraud and abuse Google’s services unless stopped,’ the suit said. → Read More

Elon Musk’s missed Twitter deadline made him millions, experts say

Of his battles with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Tesla CEO has said, ‘I didn’t start the fight, but I will finish it.’ → Read More

Uber broke federal law by providing ‘as little information as possible’ to police and courts, lawsuit claims

Soha Malik claimed she was also told not to help any law enforcement agencies. → Read More

Twitter says no plans to bring Trump back with ‘free-speech’ advocate Elon Musk coming aboard

Musk should not get unusual power on Twitter’s board, but he may be a special case, corporate governance expert says. → Read More

Tesla: Will Big Auto eat pioneering electric car maker’s lunch?

Legacy automakers are hurling themselves aggressively into an electric vehicle market Tesla dominates. → Read More

Tesla Model 3s for those without $47,000 to spend, but there’s a catch

A pandemic-driven spike in car prices could help Kyte, but likely will not last, economist says. → Read More