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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

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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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Yahoo buys social Web browser maker Rockmelt

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has acquired Rockmelt, a Silicon Valley startup that built a Web browser tied to Facebook’s social network. Terms of the deal announced Friday weren’t disclosed. It’s the 20th acquisition that […]

08/02/2013

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Robots to revolutionize farming, ease labor woes

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — On a windy morning in California’s Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, refrigerator-sized contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on […]

07/14/2013

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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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Mariam Naficy on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Mariam Naficy, the co-founder of Eve.com, which she sold to Idealab for over $100 million. Named one of the 2010 Fortune Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, her latest company, Minted is crowd-sourcing design.

05/16/2013

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OC crime lab with international recognition

There’s a new crime lab in Orange County and it’s gotten international attention. Supervisor Special Agent Jason Weiss of the FBI tells Maggie and Michael about this highly touted crime lab in Southern California.

04/23/2013

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Kamala Harris won’t comment on president’s compliment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Kamala Harris is declining to address comments this month by President Barack Obama that sparked a national discussion over whether compliments paid to a woman detract from her accomplishments.

04/15/2013

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CNN interview: Getting to know Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris talks to CNN’s Candy Crowley about childhood, her love of art and her greatest accomplishment.

04/05/2013

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Kamala Harris unbothered by Obama comment about looks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she remains a friend and steadfast supporter of President Barack Obama, a day after the president raised eyebrows by calling attention to her looks.

04/05/2013

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