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Share prices of online real estate websites Zillow and Trulia soared Thursday on a report that Zillow was making a $2 billion bid to buy its competitor, Trulia. Neither company would comment.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Lawrence Livermore and Sandia/California lab officials, medical professionals, investors and entrepreneurs met in Pleasanton at the Sixth Annual Innovation Tri-Valley Forum to discuss partnering on health care startups.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The Santa Clara County District Attorney's office rewarded three teen artists Thursday for their posters depicting 'Teen Dating Violence,' in an effort to make high school students aware of the problem.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> <br / | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Regulators have voted by a narrow margin to end a longtime staple of the investment industry -- the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds -- at least for some money funds used by big investors.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Has Google's YouTube division closed the deal to buy Twitch, the live video-game streaming service? VentureBeat's Dean Takahashi is reporting that he's confirmed it with his sources, who say the deal is worth $1 billion.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Brandon Bailey | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Spanish soccer rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid to appear this weekend in Bay Area, including final game at Candlestick Park.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The university said Thursday the collections given to the Cantor Arts Center include Andy Warhol's archive of photo contact sheets, notebook sketches by Richard Diebenkorn and works of art by Jacob Lawrence.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The death of Bijan Madjlessi, the Mill Valley real estate developer mired in criminal fraud investigations and civil litigation, was accidental, authorities confirmed Thursday.
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I don't know what future PC and tablet sales will be but I do see a role for both -- and apparently so does Apple, which last quarter took in almost as much revenue for its Macs than it did for its iPads.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Larry Magidfor the Mercury News | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Pot may be legal in some states -- but the neighbors don't have to like it.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 25, 2014
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San Francisco-based on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Five people were hospitalized, including one with life-threatening injuries, after a late-night brawl in a neighborhood behind Overfelt High School in East San Jose on Thursday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> </p | Friday, July 25, 2014
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California teachers earned an average of about $85,000 per year in salary and benefits last year, while 100 superintendents made more than $250,000 each, according to data provided by hundreds of school districts statewide.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 25, 2014
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‚SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Plus, Zack Snyder teases Superman and Star Wars crossover.
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Authorities in Northern California are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a fourth suspect in connection with a bank robbery that spun into a police chase and deadly shootout.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 25, 2014
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A gunman opened fire on an auto repossession agent Friday morning who was towing a car away near the 900 block of 7th Street in West Oakland.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a sometimes criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stopped traffic by driving between lanes.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, July 25, 2014
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What director Brett Ratner has turned out here is a myth with all the mythology stripped from it.
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The California Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run collision that happened on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge this morning.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Amazon’s new smartphone offers the basics, plus unique feature, but needs some polish — and more apps.
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The Terminator is back again, and this time scenes for Arnold's fifth movie will be shot inside the Oracle headquarters in Redwood Shores -- starting next week.
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Jesse Schlicker, 26, was charged Thursday with committing a lewd act on a child under 14 while he was working as a speed and strength coach in the soccer camp program at Cabernet Indoor Sports in Livermore.
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The resignation of East Palo Alto's new rent-control administrator less than two weeks after he started work has left some city officials scratching their heads.
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The competition for three open seats on the Mountain View City Council got a little more crowded.
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An effort to keep the Page Mill YMCA in Palo Alto open kicked into high gear Thursday night. More than 50 people gathered at the Cubberley Community Center for the first meeting of Save the Page Mill YMCA, a grassroots group formed in response to last...
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Heald, WyoTech and other Corinthian-owned colleges have continued to recruit students as the company prepares to sell and close its campuses.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The Stanford men's basketball team will host defending national champion Connecticut in January.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Staff and wire services | Friday, July 25, 2014
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As Santa Clara County officials prepare to recommend a total ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas, cannabis advocates said at a public hearing Thursday that in the wake of San Jose's restrictions it could mean more hardship for...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Jeff Samardjiza, acquired from Chicago Cubs in recent trade, gets backing from Brandon Moss's third grand slam of season as A's retain best record in Major League Baseball
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice gets two-game suspension for domestic violence incident.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Seattle Times | Friday, July 25, 2014
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In a scathing email to 1,500 active-duty and retired officers, the president of San Jose's police union took the unusual step of publicly casting off one of its traditional crime-fighting allies -- District Attorney Jeff Rosen -- saying the group will...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Nearly 8,000 customers were without power after a power line collapsed Thursday afternoon and subsequently caused a brush fire near Interstate 280 in Woodside, according to PG&E.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Officials say a former 32-year employee of the FBI and his wife admitted to lying to their banks about their income in order to buy rental properties in Daly City and San Bruno.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Facebook's one-day stock surge also added about $1.6 billion to the personal wealth of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose company holdings are now worth more than $33 billion.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Decision to allow Koroknai to stay alive after he mistakenly mucked his hand in World Series of Poker may have changed poker history
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Redshirt junior Evan Crower is Stanford's clear-cut back to starting quarterback Kevin Hogan
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, July 25, 2014
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A San Rafael man abandoned his mother on the side of the freeway while she was being investigated for drunken driving, only to be chased down and arrested on suspicion of DUI himself, police said Thursday.
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A keynote speaker at a San Jose State University graduation ceremony has filed an excessive-force complaint against the San Jose Police Department and hopes his case can be a lightning rod for heavier scrutiny on the internal investigations that by and...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> </p | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Jeremy Lin will wear No. 17 with Los Angeles Lakers, going back to number he used for Linsanity run
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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San Mateo resident Mitchell Garcia, 58, was arrested in San Francisco's Mission Terrace district on suspicion of robbing a Burlingame Bank of America branch on two occasions.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Bash Brothers rift continues between A's legends Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Martin's Beach access fight at center of battle between environmentalists and tech mogul.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Today: Internet radio company Pandora Media falls fast in late trading after earnings report shows slowing growth in revenues, listening hours. Also: More than a dozen other Silicon Valley tech companies release earnings, along with Amazon.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved 'biosimilar' drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Visa said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided by solid growth in payments volume, service revenue and transactions.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Editor's note: This is Troy's first take on the Amazon Fire smartphone. Check back Friday for the full review.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Shares of Amazon fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a deeper-than-expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Pandora Media, the biggest Internet radio service, posted second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates and raised its forecast for the year.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sonali Basak Bloomberg News | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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San Francisco-based Uber says service starts Thursday in Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing. Uber is already available in Ann Arbor and the Detroit area.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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