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Check out the condor cam in Central Cal

A solar-powered “condor cam” in the hills of Big Sur on the Central California coast allows the public to view North America’s largest birds from the comfort of home. The live-streaming camera has already captured […]

10/22/2013

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Officials in Cupertino endorse Apple campus plan

  CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s plans for a massive new campus in Silicon Valley that former CEO Steve Jobs likened to a spaceship are moving forward. The San Jose Mercury News reports that the […]

10/03/2013

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Reports: Small plane lands on San Jose street

  SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A small plane has landed safely on a city street in the heart of the Silicon Valley. The plane reportedly made the emergency landing on San Jose’s Capitol Expressway […]

10/03/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Facebook to subsidize Menlo Park apartments

  MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will subsidize 15 units in an upscale 400-unit apartment complex in Menlo Park so they can be rented at below-market rates. The San Jose Mercury News reports the […]

10/01/2013

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100 arrested at Northern California rave concert

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – More than 100 people were arrested at weekend rave in Northern California, mostly for drug offenses and drunkenness. Mountain View Police Lieutenant Chris Hsiung says most of those arrested at […]

09/30/2013

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Silicon Valley engineer gets life for 3 murders

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) – A Silicon Valley engineer will spend the rest of his life behind bars for fatally shooting three of his co-workers after he was fired nearly five years ago. The San […]

08/03/2013

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2.5 million Californians exposed in data breaches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A state report reveals 2.5 million Californians have had Social Security numbers, credit card and bank accounts and other sensitive information exposed in 131 data breaches dating back to 2010. The […]

07/03/2013

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Pelosi’s defense of NSA surveillance draws boos

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has disappointed some of her liberal base with her defense of the Obama administration’s classified surveillance of U.S. residents’ phone and Internet records. Some of […]

06/23/2013

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Public picks up $221M government pension tab

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Nearly 64,000 state and local government workers at public agencies in the San Francisco Bay area had some or all of their pension contributions covered at taxpayer expense last year, […]

06/23/2013

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Canada trying to lure Silicon Valley tech workers

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Canadian government is trying to lure Silicon Valley tech workers who are frustrated by U.S. visa policies, just as Congress wrestles with a long-sought overhaul of America’s immigration system. […]

05/18/2013

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