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  1. California's Ebola scare and 4 other key health care events in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Business Journal

    The Bay Area's health care industry rode a wave of news, including a tide of hospital construction. Here are five key events: California topped the charts, with 1.2 million ACA enrollees, but spent a fortune doing so and had issues with narrow networks and technical snafus.

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  2. California's Ebola scare and 4 other key health care events in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Business Journal

    The Bay Area's health care industry rode a wave of news, including a tide of hospital construction. Here are five key events: California topped the charts, with 1.2 million ACA enrollees, but spent a fortune doing so and had issues with narrow networks and technical snafus.

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  3. S.F. leaders to make Olympics pitch in Redwood City tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Business Journal

    Larry Baer waves to the crowds while making his way in the San Francisco Giants World Series parade through downtown San Francisco. Baer is leading a team making a bid for San Francisco and the Bay Area to host the 2024 Olympics.

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  4. Novartis leads $34 million round for Stanford spinout Annexon BioscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Business Journal

    Ben Barres' lab at Stanford University found that a protein called C1q accumulates at nerve junctions in the brain and could lead to Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's or other Fresh perspective on a protein that could gum up the brain and lead to Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative and autoimmune disorders won a $34 million investment for a Stanford University spinout. Annexon Bioscience Inc., founded by Stanford neurobiology professor Ben Barres and Rinat Neuroscience co-founder Arnon Rosenthal , said Monday that the Series A-1 round was led by the venture arm of drug-development giant Novartis AG, Novartis Venture Funds.

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  5. Bay Area assesses damage after massive storm soaks regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    Water collects on the ground as much of the Embarcadero is closed off due to flooding during stormy weather on Thursday. Most Bay Area residents could flip the lights on this morning, after PG&E said it had restored power to more than 400,000 California customers who were left in the dark when a massive storm slammed into the West Coast .

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  6. Equity Office sale could mean tax windfall for local governmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Business Journal

    When a big real estate deal goes down in San Mateo County, Jim Irizarry usually gets a call from city officials. Deals mean transfer taxes - a kind of sales tax on real estate.

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  7. Shutterfly's Shakopee facility hits its first holiday crushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business Journal

    Shutterfly Inc., which opened its first Minnesota facility over the summer, has entered its annual crunch time, with hundreds of extra workers pulling 12-hour shifts. The Pioneer Press has a feature on the company's first-ever Christmas crunch at its Shakopee factory .

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  8. Flywheel gets $12 million, new CEO to take taxi smartphone app nationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Business Journal

    Serial entrepreneur Rakesh Mathur, who founded and sold Junglee to Amazon in 1998 for $240 million, is the new CEO for Flywheel, the taxi dispatching smartphone app. Flywheel, the maker of a smartphone application for ordering, tracking and paying for vetted taxis, has raised another $12 million and hired Rakesh Mathur , a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur with major exits under his belt to lead a national expansion as it fights "ridesharing" upstarts like Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar for the hearts and wallets of urban travelers.

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  9. Flywheel gets $12 million, new CEO to take taxi smartphone app nationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Business Journal

    Serial entrepreneur Rakesh Mathur, who founded and sold Junglee to Amazon in 1998 for $240 million, is the new CEO for Flywheel, the taxi dispatching smartphone app. Flywheel, the maker of a smartphone application for ordering, tracking and paying for vetted taxis, has raised another $12 million and hired Rakesh Mathur , a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur with major exits under his belt to lead a national expansion as it fights "ridesharing" upstarts like Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar for the hearts and wallets of urban travelers.

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  10. $325M Xtime sale to Cox looks like a score for Jurvetson, others on Sand Hill RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    Redwood City-based auto dealer service network provider Xtime was sold for $325 million this week after raising about $32.1 million in venture funds since it launched in 1999. Shown here is CEO Neal East.

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  11. Silicon Valley claims 4 of 5 priciest U.S. housing marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Silicon Valley cities of Los Altos, Saratoga, Redwood City and Los Gatos all rank among the top five most expensive U.S. housing markets, according to a new report. Coldwell Banker Real Estate studied 51,000 four-bedroom, two-bathroom homes in 2,000 cities across the country, which pinpointed a total of seven Bay Area cities among the 10 priciest markets nationwide.

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  12. Jaguar Animal Health decides time isn't right for IPORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Business Journal

    Jaguar Animal Health, which at one time hoped to raise up to $70 million in an IPO, postponed its plans on Wednesday. Jaguar Animal Health, a startup working on a treatment for gastrointestinal problems in animals, put off its planned IPO on Wednesday.

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  13. Will Amazon start using taxi cabs to deliver packages in California?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    First it was drones. Now taxis. Amazon is getting creative in its quest to get you that package you ordered as quickly as possible.

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  14. Two more buildings sell at Pacific Shores, but not to GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Business Journal

    Three owners control the 10 buildings at Pacific Shores. Google owns six, Informatica owns two and DivcoWest now owns two.

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  15. PubMatic inks deals with 11 publishers, expands NY officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    Rajeev Goel, co-founder and chief executive officer of PubMatic Inc., which renders online ad monetization and management technology services. PubMatic, a programmatic advertising platform for publishers, has added 11 new publishers, including the titles of Bonnier Corp., publisher of Popular Science, Outdoor Life and Saveur.

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  16. Q3 VC update: Who did the most deals, got the most money in Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp raised the biggest funding round among Bay Area comanies in the third quarter, according to a report from CB Insights. New Enterprise Associates was the busiest venture firm in Silicon Valley and the country in the third quarter, according to a report from database research firm CB Insights on Tuesday.

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  17. Sutter Memorial gets short seismic safety reprieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Business Journal

    A bill signed by the governor allows Sutter Memorial Hospital to operate until Sept. 1, 2015 without meeting state earthquake safety rules.

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  18. Cignifi gets Series B funding from Omidyar Network, American ExpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    Cambridge-based Cignifi Inc. , a startup that's developed a way for financial institutions to assess credit risk in emerging countries based on mobile phone usage, recently raised an undisclosed amount of Series B funding. The latest round of funding was led by Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm based in Redwood City, Calif.

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  19. High-powered Silicon Valley VC lawyer pays $3.8 million for Broadview mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    Noted Silicon Valley lawyer Robert V. Gunderson paid $3.8 million for this Seattle house in the Highlands. The sale closed in September 2014, according to public records.

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  20. With Box headed north, what's next for Los Altos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    Box Inc.'s big lease this week in Redwood City is fantastic news for the Peninsula city, which has been aiming to boost its downtown with new tech tenants. Box is believed to be the largest private employer in the upscale city of roughly 30,000.

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