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3 hrs ago | XML Journal

Chris Matthieu Named 'Tech Chair' of Internet of @ThingsExpo

Internet of @ThingsExpo has announced today that Chris Matthieu has been named tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2014 Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Obama practically weepy over daughter Malia leaving White House in 2 years to attend college

President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Palo Alto, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Michelle Obama

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBS Local

Santa Clara County Official Looks To Invite Undocumented Immigrant Children To Silicon Valley

While some Southwestern communities have seen protests against undocumented immigrant children being placed in their towns, Santa Clara County officials want to invite some of those children to come to the Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Inside Bay Area

Bike shows at History San Jose

"I consider it an art piece," said Michael Newland, a custom bike builder from Roseville.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Contra Costa Times

Santa Clara County coroner's office identifies two men killed in weekend traffic incidents

Two men who died in separate South Bay traffic incidents this weekend were identified as San Jose residents by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office on Sunday.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, South San Jose (San Jose, CA)

CBS Local

5-Alarm Blaze Near Spartan Stadium In San Jose Under Control

A five-alarm blaze that critically injured one person and damaged five commercial buildings near Spartan Stadium in San Jose was brought under control Saturday afternoon, a fire captain said.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Inside Bay Area

San Jose: Fire near Almaden Quicksilver Park consumes 15 acres

A smoky wildland fire consumed 15 acres of brush and threatened homes around Almaden Quicksilver Park in South San Jose before being contained by firefighters Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Fire, South San Jose (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Mountain View Voice

One injured in carport fire

A two-alarm blaze injured one person and damaged 12 vehicles in a carport in Mountain View this evening, fire officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Mountain View, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Morgan Hill: Man shot in the abdomen

One man was injured after he was shot in the abdomen Saturday after an argument on a residential street, Morgan Hill Police reported.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Safety advocates raising awareness about the dangers of children left in hot cars

Joe Nijmeh stood outside his front door and glanced uneasily at Payne Avenue. It's still difficult for him to look at where the SUV had been parked that day with a 9-month-old child forgotten inside.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, August, CA, Los Gatos, CA

Daily World

Surprise! New health plans' limitations anger enrollees

Nancy Pippenger and Marcia Perez live thousands of miles apart but have the same complaint: Doctors who treated them last year won't take their insurance now, even though they haven't changed insurers.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Healthcare Law, Law

Inside Bay Area

San Jose: Pedestrian hit by CHP officer while crossing Highway 101

A man in his mid-20s suffered major injuries early Saturday after he was hit by a California Highway Patrol car while crossing Highway 101 in San Jose.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Boat Disaster

Inside Bay Area

Gilroy Garlic Festival: A Family Affair

Gene Sakahara and Sam Bozzo, of Gilroy, always greeted each other each year at the Gilroy Garlic Festival with shouts of "Saka!" "Bozzo!" and a chest bump.

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Related Topix: Gilroy, CA, Life, Food, Food Festival, Garlic

Almanac

Worth A Look

Bloody Mary , center, sells a shrunken head to Luther Billis , right, in Foothill Music Theatre's production of "South Pacific."

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Palo Alto, CA, Israel, World News, Middle East

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Concern mounting over Prime Healthcare pursuit of Bay Area hospitals

A controversial Southern California-based hospital chain that buys financially struggling hospitals has surfaced as a bidder for the beleaguered Daughters of Charity Health System, which operates four Bay Area hospitals that serve the poor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Gilroy, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Daly City, CA, Moss Beach, CA

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

California Gym Beats Drought with Green Scheme

At least one gym in California is trying to conserve water during what is called the state's worst drought in nearly four decades using a technology appropriate for its Silicon Valley setting.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Jose, CA, Almaden Valley (San Jose, CA), Health Club, Athletic Club

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Los Gatos police arrest San Jose woman in car burglary

A 28-year-old woman was arrested last Friday in the break-in burglary of a car parked at the Los Gatos Swim and Racquet Club next to state Highway 17, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police said.

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Inside Bay Area

SJSU graduation speaker files excessive-force complaint, seeks more police accountability

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 of the internal investigations that by and large clear officer misconduct.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

The Washington Post

Little sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars

In this July 23, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama walks with senior adviser Valerie Jarrett as he leaves a fundraising event in Los Altos Hills, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Los Altos Hills, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Clara County: Officials proposing total medical pot ban; patients voice access concerns

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 South Bay patients in need of their medicine.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Los Gatos, CA

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