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Creating on-trend outfits is a whole different animal for pet fashion designers, whose work is becoming mainstream as animal lovers look to further pamper their pets. For some owners, it's a statement; for others, it's a way to match man's best friend;...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sue ManningAssociated Press | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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A day after 148 people died in one of the most violent attacks in Pakistan's history, the nation surveyed the damage from a nine-hour slaughter at an army-run school near the Afghan border.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Kamran HaiderBloomberg News | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Vlasic, Couture reject idea that Sharks needed to put more distance between events of summer, though McLellan says that was something team had to work through
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Oakland A's reportedly trade another All-Star, this time Derek Norris going to the Padres
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Middle linebacker Richie Peralta is the main cog in unit that helped school reach the state championship.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, December 19, 2014
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2024 Olympic plans calls for major sports in San Francisco with South Bay getting indoor volleyball and soccer and East Bay basketball and rowing.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The 49ers employ an NFL-high 12 offensive assistants, and one player thinks that can cause the message to become convoluted
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Less than two weeks after the ride-hailing app Uber launched in Portland without officials' approval, the company said it is suspending operations for three months to work out its differences with the city.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By GOSIA WOZNIACKA Associated Press | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Unilever said Thursday that it decided to withdraw the lawsuit so that San Francsico-based Hampton Creek can address its label directly with industry groups and regulatory authorities.
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Five life insurance brokers have been indicted on a charge of running an operation to submit fake applications in exchange for more than $2.5 million in commissions, according to federal prosecutors.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Karina IoffeeBay Area News Group | Friday, December 19, 2014
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A parolee was arrested early Wednesday in the middle of a horrific attack where police allege he intruded a West San Jose apartment and raped two women.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> </p | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Bay Area writers' topics range from Cold War to Syria
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Georgia RoweCorrespondent | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Oakland Raiders rookie left guard Gabe Jackson joins defensive lineman Khalil Mack and quarterback Derek Carr as plug-in-and-play rookies who should be cornerstones of the organization long after much of the 2014 team has been broken up.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, December 19, 2014
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San Jose State associate head coach Chris Brazelton is placed on paid administrative leave for undisclosed reason.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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On Thursday, federal scientists issued a seasonal forecast that said there is a 75 percent probability of average or above-average precipitation between January and the end of March for California -- the first time in five years that such a wet outlook...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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About 3,300 low-income families began receiving 70-pound food boxes Thursday morning, marking the start of Sacred Heart Community Service's 50th annual Holiday Food and Toy Program.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Today: Oracle reaches its highest stock price since 2000 as Wall Street enjoys its best day of the year to bounce back from brutal start to December.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The hunt for two teen suspects in a West San Jose neighborhood briefly forced the closure of two elementary schools before they were caught following a yard-to-yard search Thursday afternoon.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> </p | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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TechShop, which relocated its original Menlo Park location to San Carlos last year, is searching for another new site on the Peninsula before its current building is demolished.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Seth Rogen and James Franco film unlikely to remain in a vault after costing $44 million.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Ming's, a Palo Alto institution for 58 years, will close its doors at the end of business Sunday, Dec. 28, to make way for a four-story hotel project.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight said Thursday that their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Marcia DunnAssociated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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PHOENIX (AP) -- A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Company's first 'State-of-TV Report' offers insights into viewing habits
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Chuck BarneyContra Costa Times | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Sharks coach Todd McLellan believes players would like to see diving eliminated from the NHL, as Nashville Predator forward James Neal was fined $2,000 as the first target of the NHL's campaign to crackdown on diving for a play involving Barclay Goodrow...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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A TV blackout was avoided for all eight Raiders home games
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference between Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and several Republicans...
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After Sony Pictures cancelled "The Interview" over terrorist threats, Paramount has told theaters to not show "Team America: World Police."
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Donovan Farnham Mercury News Digital Staff | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely after undergoing platelet-rich plasma therapy on his right knee.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Buffalo Bills at Oakland Raiders on Sunday
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers on Saturday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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In addition to a lunchtime rally, public defenders in San Jose also had a large electronic sign installed in their lobby, signaling their partnership with the local social-justice group Silicon Valley De-Bug.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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State Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey presided over his final PUC meeting on Thursday, receiving praise for his environmental stewardship -- as well as criticism for close ties to PG&E and his role in scandals linked to a fatal...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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MONTEREY - Rock Scully, a longtime Monterey Peninsula resident best known as the manager of the iconic band, The Grateful Dead, died Tuesday at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula after a long battle with lung cancer.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Dennis Taylor, Monterey County Herald | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The couple officially end their marriage with minimal fuss.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jay ReevesAssociated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Amazon says it is offering one-hour delivery of thousands of basic products to its Prime customers in Manhattan.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sarah Skidmore SellAssociated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery. On Thursday, SpaceX announced it was delaying this week's planned launch of an unmanned supply capsule until January.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Marcia DunnAssociated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Notoriously private Apple has taken yet one more small step to keeping its secrets in house. The Cupertino company came before the planning commission Dec. 9 to request that an easement near its employee-only cafeteria be removed.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Tensions ran high Tuesday over the fate of the San Francisco Flower Mart after a major developer announced that it would redesign the flower market, thought of by many as a historical landmark that fosters one of the remaining working class industries...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Former Cal quarterback Zach Kline is transferring from Butte College to Indiana State.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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In one last testy political battle before the outgoing City Council leaves office, San Jose leaders are set to tap a former politician to join their ranks in what would be the first council appointment in two decades.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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A cadre of South Bay civil-rights groups are planning a march to San Jose police headquarters Thursday to demand the firing of an officer ensnared in a scandal over his anti-protest tweets, and call attention to what they allege to be other local cases...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> </p | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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A San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty to two felony charges on Tuesday, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed late Tuesday night in a single-vehicle car crash on Yerba Buena Road as Stepan Shtogrin, 22, of Antelope.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Vowing never to let the West defang his proud nation, President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover.
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“Black Swan” star says playing Padme Amidala made directors think she was 'horrible.’
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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If the U.S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen's latest comedy, no one can say they weren't warned. The movie, 'The Interview,' pushed all of North Korea's...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Eric TalmadgeAssociated Press | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Scott Rudin told Amy Pascal the “Unbroken” director was “seriously out of her mind.”
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Two dozen Filipino caregivers who worked more than 40 hours a week but were paid far below minimum wage by their Bay Area employers will get more than $600,000 thanks to a federal investigation, according to the U.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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