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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Search On For Armed Suspect After Hit-And-Run Crash On San Mateo Bridge

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run collision that happened on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Friday morning.

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Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, Hayward, CA, Foster City, CA

1 hr ago | SF Appeal

San Bruno Man Arrested in Connection with July 6 Bayview Murder

Police today announced an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed during a bloody Fourth of July weekend in the city's Bayview District.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, San Bruno, CA, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

5 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

Racism in San Francisco County Jail

In regards to the prison censorship issue, I am just chiming in to let it be known that it isn't a "nudity" thing ; it's a Black-Latino thing, period! Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi talks with prisoners in the seventh floor jail above his office in the Hall of Justice in downtown San Francisco.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Bruno, CA, San Francisco, CA

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

Former FBI Employee, His Wife Plead Guilty To Bank Fraud Charges In San Francisco

A former FBI employee and his wife pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in San Francisco to bank fraud in connection to mortgages they obtained for rental homes in Daly City and San Bruno, according to federal prosecutors.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Daly City, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Woodside: Downed power lines spark fire along Interstate 280

Nearly 8,000 customers were without power after a power line collapsed Thursday afternoon and subsequently caused a brush fire near a busy freeway, according to PG&E.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

California Coastal Commission ratchets up legal pressure on billionaire Vinod Khosla

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla arrives at San Mateo County Superior Courthouse Monday afternoon May 12, 2014, in Redwood City, Calif.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

SiliconValley.com

Visa posts higher 3Q profit, revenue

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.

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Related Topix: Foster City, CA

KRON 4

Missing Palo Alto Man Found On Oakland Bus

An East Palo Alto man with dementia reported missing from Stanford Hospital on Wednesday was located Thursday morning on a bus in Oakland, Palo Alto police said.

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Related Topix: East Palo Alto, CA, Alameda County, CA

SF Appeal

Family of Mission Shooting Victim Raising Money for Funeral

A funeral for a 28-year-old man shot in San Francisco's Mission District last weekend will be held Monday, according to the victim's family.

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Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Daly City, CA

Planning

Santa Cruz County rewriting affordable housing rules

July 24 -- SANTA CRUZ -- Santa Cruz County is weighing the most significant rewrite of affordable housing rules since local voters ushered in an era of slow growth in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Argentina, World News, Foster City, CA

CNN

Americans who fight for Israel

He had family members who had survived the Holocaust and felt compelled to fight back at what he perceived as a growing level of anti-Semitism in America.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Johns Hopkins University, Belmont, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cupertino Courier

Document: Man killed by Sunnyvale police had relationships with four women who died

Bad things tended to happen to Glen Griggs' girlfriends -- things that involved excessive amounts of alcohol and ended in untimely death.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, North Fair Oaks, CA

Wall Street Journal

Sofinnova Ventures Raises $500M as Venture Capital Fundraising Rebounds

Sofinnova surpassed its $425 million goal to reach the fund's hard cap after seeing several companies go public or be acquired recently.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA, Personal Finance, Retirement

Patch.com

Pacifica Resident Murdered in San Francisco

A man killed in a shooting in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Tuesday night has been identified, according to the medical examiner's office.

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Related Topix: Pacifica, CA, SoMa (San Francisco, CA)

The News Tribune

Facebook 2Q profit more than doubles

The Menlo Park, California-based company said earnings rose to $788 million, or 30 cents per share, from $331 million, or 13 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Police: Pair of friends assault ex-boyfriend during Daly City home invasion robbery

Police are searching for a pair of women they say attacked an ex-boyfriend of one of them and then robbed him.

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Related Topix: Daly City, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Independent Women's Forum

Hyperbole Alart: Soda Taxes a Matter of "Life or Death" in San Francisco

San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and public health advocates.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Life, Food, Nutrition, South San Francisco, CA

Business Journal

Icix network helps stop tainted food, unsafe products, severed fingers

Matt Smith is co-founder of Icix, a startup with a software platform that gives retailers and manufacturers visibility into potential supply chain problems.

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Related Topix: South San Francisco, CA, CPU, Science / Technology

InMenlo.com

St. Patrick's Seminary is hidden gem tucked behind open gates in Menlo Park

I have a feeling most Menlo Park residents drive right by St. Patrick's Seminary on Middlefield Road without giving it a second thought.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA

The Republic

Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship

Rosenfeld is among thousands of aging Americans taking part in home-sharing programs around the country that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting some much-needed companionship.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), San Mateo, CA

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