Billionaires Back Lab-Grown Diamonds to Disrupt Industry

Diamond Foundry, a Peninsula-based startup with A-list investors, puts a Silicon Valley spin on high-end, lab-made diamonds.

Council to Talk Corporate Taxes, Graffiti

One of the first actions of Tuesday’s City Council meeting will be a commendation honoring Santana Row’s 10th anniversary. Another will note the heroism of Robert Sotelo, who saved a woman from a burning house. From there, the topics touch on a host of city issues, from deferring a tax break for San Jose’s biggest companies and an updated report on graffiti to a government program to retrain people laid off from Solyndra.