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You can now fit a wind or solar farm into your portfolio, even if your portfolio isn't exactly vast.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Jonathan Fahey Associated Press | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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East Bay director Daniel Krauss discusses his documentary that covered case in which a soldier accused of murder was also the key whistle-blowing in the case.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Credit union and volunteers teach the ins and outs of financial literacy, including check writing, balancing a budget, prioritizing expenses and managing debt
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Hilary Costa For the Contra Costa Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Rob Reiner's new movie, 'And So It Goes,' stars Michael Douglas as a contemptuous real estate agent who falls for lovable Diane Keaton, and it takes place in the kind of setting rarely seen in film nowadays -- a placid, rom-com New England that could...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Christopher Borelli Chicago Tribune | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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OKCupid on Monday became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Mae Anderson Associated Press | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The following excerpts are from the Martinez police log:THURSDAY, JULY 17 VEHICLE THEFT -- It was reported at 8:39 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Country Run Drive and subsequently recovered by Concord police.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Pleasant Hill/Martinez Record | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Also on tap: Shawn Colvin, Mex I Am Fest, Chris O'Connell and the Smartalecks; closing weekend for 'The Great Pretender' at TheatreWorks.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Are you sick of searching through crowd-sourced hotel reviews while trying to figure out if the bed will be good enough? A solution is here.
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What happens when you miss a flight sold by a travel aggregator? It's not a happy outcome.
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This banana split-inspired cheesecake is an easy no-bake summer dessert.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Recipe contributed by Sophie Gluhaich | Friday, August 1, 2014
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Major League Soccer teams can sign stars despite $3.1-million salary cap restrictions because of designated player rule
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Caltrans workers and contractors say they suffered job repercussions when they voice concern about bridge work quality and costs
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Denis CuffContra Costa Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Stocks dropped steeply Thursday, exacerbating a two-day slump that analysts attributed to concerns about instability abroad, worries about Friday's employment data and fears that the Federal Reserve may raise rock-bottom interest rates sooner than expected....
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Tiffany Hsu Los Angeles Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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LinkedIn shares surge after-hours as it joins Facebook and Twitter in posting strong quarterly growth. Also, stock markets take a tumble, and Tesla Motors ramps up production.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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This year's Santa Clara County Fair has added a new kind of "animal" -- robots.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The 30th annual Park Street Art & Wine Faire in Alameda this past weekend featured live music stages, food, crafts, beer, wine, a children's area and more.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: ---- Alameda Journal | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Growing your own hops and adjuncts, ranging from fruits to herbs to vegetables, ensures that the products are as organic, fresh and unique as you desire. Homegrown also is cheaper than store-bought.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Dean FosdickAssociated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Fueled by the booming tech economy and seemingly insatiable demand for housing, the Bay Area set records in the second quarter of this year in the number of homes sold for $1 million or more as well as those costing at least $2 million, according to...
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State regulatory judges will issue a proposal during August or September for the fines and punishments that PG&E should receive in connection with its role in the fatal explosion of a natural gas pipeline in San Bruno nearly four years ago, according...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By George AvalosOakland Tribune | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Paris Jackson wanted the Santa Ynez property as a home for sick children.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Soundtrack for Jennifer Lawrence film will likely work well with the movie’s dystopian plot, if Lorde’s previous work is an indicator.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Got vegans, gluten-free and other dietary-restricted guests coming to your backyard bash? This summery menu has something for everyone.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Elana HorwichFor the Bay Area News Group | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Two people answering a knock at their apartment door in Richmond Thursday morning were shot and are in critical condition, police said.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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GenZe, an electric-powered scooter maker, moved last month from Palo Alto to south Fremont, where Tesla's factory and other cleantech companies have set up shop.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Chris De Benedetti The Argus | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Giants picked up pitcher Jake Peavy last week, but any further deals will be waiver trades in August
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Six people were hurt -- one critically -- when a car drove onto a building Thursday afternoon on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto, according to police.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Mercury News staff report | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Tesla Motors reported Thursday that it delivered 7,579 all-electric Model S sedans in the second quarter and increased its expectations for 2014 deliveries to more than 35,000 cars. The electric-car car maker also said that it had broken ground in Reno,...
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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How do roses help vineyards?
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Jessica YadegaranContra Costa Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Oakland A's will have their own beast mode rotation with Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir, Jeff Samardjiza and now Jon Lester
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Marcus Thompson IIBay Area News Group | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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San Jose Earthquakes beat out Buenos Aires clubs River Plate and Racing for attacking midfielder Matias Perez Garcia
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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In a festive vote, Oakland council members cut ties with Waste Management after more than a century and gave its $1 billion garbage and recycling contract to a homegrown firm.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Long scoffed at as the bad toupee of the landscaping world, today's high-end fake grass is realistic-looking, kid-friendly, nonflammable, nontoxic, recyclable and low-maintenance. Better yet, hosing it off once a week, which is recommended if you have...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Susan HathawayCorrespondent | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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To mark the 80th anniversary of its release, Frank Capra's breezy comedy 'It Happened One Night,' starring Clark Cable and Claudette Colbert, has been digitally restored.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Susan King Los Angeles Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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French telecom company Iliad has made a bid for T-Mobile, the country's fourth-largest cellphone company, according to a published report.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains. Yet for Douglas Hunter and millions...
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American electric car maker Tesla Motors is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Yuri Kageyama Associated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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PG&E shares plunged on Thursday, battered by investors forced to ponder the potential consequences that the utility faces in the wake of a new federal indictment on criminal charges, including obstruction of justice accusations, related to a fatal...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By George AvalosOakland Tribune | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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A judge has ruled against Microsoft, saying U.S. law enforcement can force the company to turn over emails it stores in Ireland.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Boosted by soaring demand, sales of Bay Area homes costing a million-dollars or more hit an all time high last quarter, according to a real-estate information service.
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Singer posted picture of “The Hobbit” actor getting choked up on the red carpet.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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A Rottweiler's barking awakened his owners early Thursday during a one-alarm fire at 28209 Sparrow Road in Hayward.
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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers today seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, "Our city is rising overall."
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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There are few terms in the American cultural lexicon these days more deeply familiar than the term "Grateful Dead." You could probably find someone under the age of 60 who's never heard the term, but it would take you a few days, or weeks.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Wallace Baine, Santa Cruz Sentinel, | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago police say a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself at their office in a downtown high-rise office building.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans moved toward a vote Thursday to address the immigration crisis on the border, after GOP leaders agreed to conservative demands for a separate vote aimed at blocking President Barack Obama from expanding deportation...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Erica Werner Associated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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A group of disgruntled and determined Alviso residents has filed a lawsuit against the city and a developer, saying an approved large-scale manufacturing facility skirts much-needed environmental review.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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San Jose had one nationally known beer and a variety of other suds that met a sturdy local thirst.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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A San Francisco restaurant says it is receiving angry calls and emails from members of the public who have confused it with a Monterey restaurant that recently drew news coverage for its ban on noisy children.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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SCHODACK, N.Y. (AP) -- A tweet prompted prosecutors to halt a court hearing at which a lawyer for '70s heartthrob David Cassidy was supposed to accept a plea deal on the singer's behalf.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 31, 2014
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