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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

SFGate

The Gold Mirror offers a compelling reflection...

If you talk to many San Franciscans, they know that places such as Buena Vista, Tadich and Sam's are classic eateries, but few will have heard of the Gold Mirror.

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Related Topix: South San Francisco, CA, Drink, Cocktails, Wine

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola gets proposal to sell City Hall

CAPITOLA >> A local development group has approached city officials with a proposal to buy 420 Capitola Ave., the property in Capitola Village where City Hall and the police station is located.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Moss Beach, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

Family of man shot dead by San Bruno police files suit

Ryan Salonga, 25, of San Francisco was shot and killed by Officer Andrew Harper on Oct. 22 after Salonga allegedly drove a stolen car in the officer's direction.

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Related Topix: San Bruno, CA

Sunherald.com

Man dies in California after beach hole collapses

This Monday, July 21, 2014, photo released by the Half Moon Bay Review shows emergency crew workers and volunteers working to rescue a man at Francis State Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

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Related Topix: Half Moon Bay, CA

KIMA

Man dies in California after beach hole collapses

A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.

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

Pacifica Tribune

Elderly Pacifica man charged with trying to kill wife

Photo courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff Tony Lee, 84, was arrested July 13 on suspicion of stabbing his wife repeatedly in their Pacifica home.

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Related Topix: Pacifica, CA

Pacifica Tribune

Carol Schultz passes away

Carol Beth Schultz passed away peacefully in her home in Martinez, California on June 3, 2014, with her sister Marla Rescino and her husband Bob Rescino by her side.

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Related Topix: Martinez, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, Pacifica, CA

Patch.com

Authorities Seeking Two Women 'Screened' by Banking Exec at SFO

Posted by Alexander Nguyen More details were released Tuesday about a man arrested last week on suspicion of public intoxication after allegedly impersonating a security officer and privately "screening" two women at San Francisco International Airport, San Mateo County sheriff's officials said.

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

JD Supra

Citizens for a Green San Mateo v. San Mateo County Community College District

Why it matters: The 30 day statute of limitations for CEQA challenges was upheld to bar litigation alleging that a project, as constructed, was different from how that project was described in the CEQA document.

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KTVU Oakland

Man dies in collapsed tunnel accident at Half Moon Bay beach

A man is dead after being trapped by sand in a collapsed tunnel at Francis State Beach in Half Moon Bay.

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Related Topix: Half Moon Bay, CA

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