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3 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Bryman College owner with San Jose, Hayward schools files for bankruptcy

The owner of California's Bryman College chain -- with campuses in San Jose, Hayward, San Francisco and Los Angeles -- is in financial trouble and could close.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, California, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Jose, CA

7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

In New Ad, Samsung Takes Aim at Apple 'Screen Envy'

If so, it's not letting on. In its latest advertisement, the South Korean technology giant turns the table on Apple's boosters, many of whom are on the outside looking in amid Samsung's runaway success selling oversized smartphone-tablet hybrids to consumers.


Related Topix: YouTube, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Cupertino, CA

11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Fatal shooting by San Jose cop: City poised to pay $900,000 in excessive-force lawsuit

The City Council is poised to pay $900,000 to settle an excessive force lawsuit stemming from an officer-involved fatal shooting of an alleged gang member who police say pointed a handgun directly at them.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA

16 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Santa Clara: Newly built Levi's Stadium tallies first arrest when wanted man nabbed for trespassing

Before they could even cut the opening ribbon, the first infraction was whistled at a finished Levi's Stadium, only this penalty was called by the Santa Clara Police Department.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Watsonville, CA, San Mateo County, CA

20 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Passenger killed in suspected DUI on northbound Highway 101 ID'd

A woman killed in a suspected DUI crash on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Sunnyvale last Friday was 30-year-old Vanessa Danilloff, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.


Related Topix: Sunnyvale, CA, San Jose, CA

Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

California was hotter than ever during the first half of 2014

It was another balmy, breezy summer day Monday, with a high in San Jose of 79 degrees, far below the record temperature of 97. Oakland was even cooler at 74, and as usual, San Francisco's high of 70 was cool enough to bring out jackets.


Related Topix: California, San Jose, CA, Rose Garden (San Jose, CA)

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Obama back to California for Democratic campaigns

The president is scheduled to arrive Tuesday at San Francisco International Airport and spend the night in the Bay Area, where he and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are slated to attend a fundraiser Wednesday at the home of real estate developer and major Democratic donor George Marcus.


Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Los Altos Hills, CA

Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs

Hispanic Business

Retaliation From Supervisors Rife at VA

A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California.


Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Guardian

Netflix's 2nd-quarter earnings more than double as video service hits 50 million subscribers

Netflix's second-quarter earnings more than doubled as new episodes from one of its hit series helped the Internet video service surpass 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.


Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA

Sys-Con Media

Identity Management and WebRTC

We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC and real systems using this technology have begun to appear.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Santa Clara, CA


Long Beach landmarks: Houghton Park is a 90-year testament to one of Californiaa s early leaders

LONG BEACH >> Houghton Park was a hive of activity on a recent Wednesday afternoon, with families gathering for picnics, children buzzing on the playground and neighborhood groups meeting in its community center.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Gas prices will finally take a summer plunge

Q I understood that gas prices were going to fall about 50 cents a gallon this summer.


Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, San Jose, CA, Meridian (San Jose, CA), San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Video, police dog aid Palo Alto police in car burglary arrest

Alex Guevara of Mountain View was arrested Saturday, July 19, for allegedly breaking into multiple cars in Palo Alto.


Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Mountain View, CA

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Santa Clara County hires new schools chief for $295,000

The Santa Clara County Board of Education officially hired its new superintendent, Jon Gundry from Southern California, who will begin work Aug. 1. He will earn a base salary of $295,000.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Los Angeles County, CA

ATM builder seeks transformation of money transfer business with bitcoin

Hami Oerner and Itzik Lerner, right, learn how to use a new bitcoin ATM machine at Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, Calif., in April.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Mountain View, CA, University of Nevada-Reno

KTVU Oakland

Solo injury crash blocks lane of Hwy 17 in Los Gatos

A one-car crash Sunday morning has left one lane of state Highway 17 in Los Gatos blocked and one person with reported injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.


Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA

National Public Radio

R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict

The company has vowed to appeal a $23 billion judgement. Camel cigarettes, an R.J. Reynolds brand, are seen on display at JJ&F Market in in Palo Alto, Calif.


Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Palo Alto, CA, Health, Lung Cancer, Smoking, Medicine

The San Diego Union-Tribune

NorCal Daybook

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

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Education Digest, July 20, 2014: Soquel elementary school district...

The Soquel Union Elementary School District office, 620 Monterey Ave., is registering students all summer long for the upcoming 2014-15 school year.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Soquel, CA, Opal Cliffs, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Los Gatos, CA, Scotts Valley, CA