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34 min ago | Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Riskified Raises $4M to Fight...

Riskified has raised another $4 million from insiders for its e-commerce fraud-fighting software, Deborah Gage reports for VentureWire.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, RSA Security, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Marketing, Stanford, CA, Widevine Technologies, Opinion

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

4 hrs ago | Milpitas Post

Santa Clara County grand jury indicts for 2012 cave-in death in Milpitas

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury returned an indictment for involuntary manslaughter against a Fremont-based construction company, its owner, and project manager, for causing the 2012 cave-in death of an employee.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Alameda County: Number relying on food bank grows

One in five Alameda County residents relies on food bank assistance, which is more than the one in seven nationally, according to a new survey released Monday by Feeding America, a network of food banks.

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Related Topix: Alameda County, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Solano County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Inside Bay Area

Santa Clara: Escape attempt on hotel rooftop near Levi's Stadium...

A man trying a daring hotel-rooftop escape from police last week got stuck in a tree and needed rescue from the same authorities he was trying to elude, according to Santa Clara police.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

Inside Bay Area

Son fulfills mom's dying wish

JJ Puaauli, 12, and his sister, Leilani Puaauli, 16, take care of their pet rabbit, Butterscotch, at their home in San Jose, Calif.

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

The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Driver who caused fiery multi-car wreck arrested after release from hospital

The driver suspected of drunkenly racing down a street and causing a fiery eight-car wreck that injured 10 people was arrested after his release from the hospital, the San Jose Police Department said.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Abandoned mobile home destroyed in fire on Mt. Umunhum

An abandoned mobile home caught on fire this morning on Mount Umunhum south of the Almaden area outside South San Jose, a Cal Fire dispatcher said.

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Related Topix: South San Jose (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, 10-20

Contra Costa Times

Mountain View man tried to kiss teen at martial arts studio, police say

A Mountain View man turned himself in to police after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with a sexual battery at a Palo Alto martial arts studio in May. Jorge Alberto Tejada was arrested on suspicion of trying to kiss a 17-year-old student and employee at Hiruko Wellness, located at 2741 Middlefield Road, according to Palo Alto ... (more)

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

Inside Bay Area

San Jose cop was justified when he shot and killed knife wielding man, DA says

A San Jose police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed a knife-wielding man on Thanksgiving last year, the Santa Clara County District Attorney concluded in a report issued Monday morning.

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Inside Bay Area

San Jose: Man suffers major injuries in hit-and-run collision on Senter Road

Less than 24 hours after a man was killed by a hit-and-run driver near Los Lagos Golf Course, a second man sustained life-threatening injuries along the same road resulting from a hit-and-run collision, police said.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

CA Supreme Court: Prosecutor did not engage in "pervasive pattern'' of misconduct

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that the second-most powerful prosecutor in Santa Clara County did not engage in a "pervasive pattern'' of misconduct that justified overturning a jury's decision to commit a convicted child molester to a state mental hospital.

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Contra Costa Times

Placerville: San Jose man killed, brother injured in small-plane crash near airport

A San Jose man was killed and his brother seriously injured when their single-engine plane crashed while trying to land at a small El Dorado County airport Saturday, authorities said.

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Related Topix: South San Jose (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, Air Accidents, Placerville, CA, El Dorado County, CA

Inside Bay Area

'Wicked' follows the Yellow Brick Road to San Jose

Since there's no place like home, "Wicked" is flying back in to the Bay Area next week, and following the yellow brick road to San Jose for the highly anticipated South Bay debut of this blockbuster.

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Related Topix: Theater, Wicked, San Jose, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Arts

Inside Bay Area

San Jose: Suspected DUI driver causes massive wreck at Capitol Expressway

A suspected drunk driver smashed his car into a busy intersection in East San Jose on Sunday night, hitting or rolling into other cars and causing a battery of injuries, and even tried to run away, according to the San Jose Police Department.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Fire

Contra Costa Times

Silicon Valley Pride festival is small but feisty

Thaddeus Campbell, interim president of Silicon Valley Pride, happily pointed out that Sunday's one-day festival in San Jose is the first Pride festival to have its own app.

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Related Topix: Campbell, CA, San Jose, CA, Gay/Lesbian

The Columbus Dispatch

Apple bans use of two chemicals in assembly of its iPhones, iPads

Apple is banning the use of two hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.

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Related Topix: Cupertino, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Behind theTesla-Toyota culture clash

A Tesla Model S outside the California factory. Dealing with Toyota engineers made for a troubled relationship with the Japanese car making giant.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Palo Alto, CA

Java Developer's Journal

@ThingsExpo | Wiring the Internet of Things (#IoT) with Node-RED

The Internet of Things is not a single choice of technology, approach or philosophy.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA

The Modesto Bee

Bay Area loses billons of water to leaky pipes

The San Jose Mercury News reports that Bay Area water agencies have lost from 3 to 16 percent of their treated water due to damaged underground pipes.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Benicia, CA, Los Altos, CA, Hayward, CA

Contra Costa Times

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed endorses Ro Khanna for Congress

Reed, a Democrat who's term-limited out of office at the end of this year, said Friday that he's been thinking about the future challenges that Silicon Valley will face.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, San Jose, CA, Barack Obama

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