Monday, December 16, 2013
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A terminal at Mineta San Jose International Airport has been shut down after it was flooded with several inches of water when a pipe burst early this morning. An airport spokeswoman says there is standing water in the "skybridge" section, which connects the parking garage to the security area. All airlines that operate out of the terminal are impacted.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The San Juan Unified School District faces $17 million in harassment claims, with ten lawsuits accusing Superintendent Glynn Thompson of creating a hostile workplace. The Sacramento Bee reports ten women, past and present employees, have sued the district, claiming they were subject to Thompson's unprovoked, angry and violent outbursts.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A former power line worker for Pacific Gas & Electric has been awarded more than $1 million in a wrongful termination suit that claimed he was fired after making safety complaints. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports Matthew Niswonger filed the complaint after being told by a supervisor to replace a broken electrical pole without shutting down power. He says he was fired via a voicemail message last year.
NEW YORK (AP) — The chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd. is buying San Jose-based LSI Corp. for $6.6 billion to help strengthen its position in the enterprise storage market and broaden its offerings. Avago is based in Singapore. LSI shareholders will receive $11.15 per share, a 40 percent premium to the company's Friday closing price.