Goodbye Payphones, Hello Progress

Kish Rajan
Chief evangelist of CALinnovates, is a non-partisan coalition of tech companies, founders, funders and non-profits focused on the new economy and economic prosperity.

If Clark Kent wanted to turn into Superman in California today, he’d struggle to find a phone booth. Across the entire state there are only 27,000 payphones left, down 70% from 2007. It’s no big surprise that the payphone is going the way of the dodo bird. According to the Pew Research Center 92% of American adults […]

Read more

An Important Statement by Gov. Brown regarding Goods Movement

Kish Rajan
Chief evangelist of CALinnovates, is a non-partisan coalition of tech companies, founders, funders and non-profits focused on the new economy and economic prosperity.

On Friday, Governor Brown issued Executive Order B-32-15 requiring a balanced, integrated plan to improve the economic competitiveness and the environmental performance of California’s goods movement sector.  This was a welcomed and important statement by the Administration regarding a critical part of the California economy. Goods movement has long been one of California’s largest and […]

Read more