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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Apple's next iPad nears the size of a sheet of notebook paper

Apple Inc.'s suppliers are readying facilities to push out the largest iPad ever, as Apple looks to boost sales of its second-biggest product by revenue, Bloomberg report The new tablet's screen would measure 12.9 inches diagonally, which is slightly smaller than the size of a sheet of notebook paper, and 3.2 inches bigger than its current iPad - ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Cupertino, CA

5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Alert: Mexican president's visit stirs up controversy over jailed U.S. Marine

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto wraps up his two-day tour of California in Sacramento today, where he'll attend a noon luncheon at the Stanford Mansion hosted by Gov. Jerry Brown and address a joint session of the Legislature at 2:45 p.m. in the Assembly chamber.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Stanford, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Family sues over fatal shooting by deputy in...

The family of a mentally ill, suicidal man who was shot and killed by a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy in Saratoga filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday.


Related Topix: Saratoga, CA

Mtn. View Concert Shooting Update: 'Young Jeezy' & 5 Others Charged With Possessing Assault Rifle

Following a fatal shooting at a tour stop in Mountain View last weekend, the Orange County District Attorney's Office today filed charges against hip-hop singer Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins and five others for allegedly possessing an illegal assault weapon at a concert venue in Irvine, a spokeswoman said.


Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Orange County, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Santa Clara County explores fireworks 'social host' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday decided to crack down harder on illegal fireworks by holding property owners responsible for the growing problem.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Today's Music Picks: Soundgarden, Nine Inch Nails set lists from Mountain View

Here are the set lists for Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden on Aug. 24 at Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View, based on my notes and information from


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Industrial, Nine Inch Nails, Mountain View, CA

Silicon Alley Insider

Hewlett-Packard Recalls 6 Million Power Cords Over Fire Hazard

The recalled item, the LS-15 AC power cord, was distributed with Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers and with AC adapter-powered accessories such as docking stations, the commission said in a statement.


Related Topix: Product Recalls, Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard, Computers, Palo Alto, CA

NBC Los Angeles

Quakes, Aftershocks Strike South Napa Region

Two days after the biggest earthquake in 25 years hit the Bay Area, four more smaller quakes and aftershocks rumbled through wine country.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Mountain View, CA, Vallejo, CA, Geology, Science

The Campbell Reporter

Herhold: A donnybrook of a fight for the Santa Clara Valley Water District board

In a generally quiet political year, the hottest race in the valley might just be for a job that has grown in importance during the drought -- the north county seat on the board of the Golden Spigot, also known as the Santa Clara Valley Water District.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Palo Alto, CA, Mountain View, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Medical News

Study sheds new light on sleep drunkenness disorder

A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness". The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Palo Alto, CA

KWQC-TV Davenport

Rapper arrested for firearms in shooting probe

A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.


Related Topix: University of Phoenix, Mountain View, CA

Palo Alto Weekly

Six arrested in fatal Shoreline Ampitheatre shooting

A 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show at Shoreline Amphitheatre.


Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Mountain View, CA, Orinda, CA


Mountain View Police Arrest Young Jeezy, 5 Others in Firearms Probe After Deadly Concert Shooting

A hip-hop singer who performed at a concert Friday in Mountain View where a man was shot to death was among six people arrested Sunday on suspicion of illegal firearms possession at a theater in Irvine, Mountain View police said Monday.


Related Topix: Mountain View, CA, Irvine, CA

Young Jeezy Arrested -- Assault Rifle Found During Wiz Khalifa Concert Shooting Investigation

Young Jeezy is currently behind bars for possession of an assault rifle ... and TMZ has learned the weapon turned up during the investigation into the deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa 's concert Friday night.


Related Topix: Mountain View, CA

Java Developer's Journal

@HarbingerSys To Exhibit At @CloudExpo Silicon Valley

A , which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Los Gatos: One person dead in accident near Lexington Reservoir

One person died early Monday morning in a suspected drunk driving collision just south of Los Gatos, according to the California Highway Patrol.


Related Topix: Los Gatos, CA


Concerto 2200: Dedupe, Compression

Customers will normally experience deduplication rates between 6:1 and 10:1, according to the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company said.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Related Topix: Sunnyvale, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

News of our past: Railroad tracks removed from downtown Chico

Courtesy of Chico Museum Bidwell Mansion was photographed by E.A. Kusal in 1868, just after it was built.


Related Topix: Chico, CA, Stanford, CA, Butte County, CA, Paradise, CA

KTVU Oakland

Damage photos: Large earthquake shakes Northern California

Thousands of marchers attended a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.


Related Topix: August, CA, Santa Clara, CA