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  1. Longtime union activist helps organize Facebook shuttle driversRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Teamsters organizer Rodney Smith, organizer of drivers for tech commuter buses, visits the Loop Transportation yard in Belmont, Calif., Wednesday morning, April 8, 2015. Raised on the mean streets of Watts and East Oakland, Rodney Smith learned early on to stand up for himself.

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  2. Bay Area homes sales and prices jump, againRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... over a year ago, while the median price rose from $701,500 to $763,750, an increase of 8.9 percent. In San Mateo County, 570 homes sold, a 4 percent dip from the year before, while prices increased 7.3 percent from $827,000 to $887,500. In the East ...

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  3. CrossChx founders had choice of Silicon Valley investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Not that it was easy, but Sean Lane was more shopper than supplicant in closing a $15 million Series B funding round for a national expansion of CrossChx Inc., a young medical identity software business. New investor Khosla Ventures of Menlo Park, California, joined founding investor Drive Capital LLC in the round, adding to $5 million that Columbus-based Drive invested two years ago.

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  4. CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Catholic Voice

    Renowned mezzo-soprano Fredericka von Stade will emcee a fundraiser for St. Martin de Porres Regional School in Oakland from 2 to 5 p.m. April 26 at Scott's at Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland. The auctioneer will be Devon Bell.

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  5. Ten Accused of Elaborate a Blank Checka Company FraudRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | CFO

    In the scheme, the SEC charges, the accused created as many as 22 blank check companies and passed them off as legitimate business enterprises. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused 10 people of taking part in an elaborate scheme to pass off "blank check" companies as legitimate business enterprises when they actually had no other purpose than to be sold as public vehicles.

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  6. Gyrocopter pilot who landed in nation's Capitol has Santa Cruz rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... up along the shores of Santa Cruz beaches as the son of a prominent Santa Cruz political figure. Born in San Mateo County, Hughes was one of seven children -- five boys and two girls. The family lived on the 900 block of Walnut Avenue on the ...

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  7. WWII aircraft carrier that survived atomic blast tests in remarkably good shape at bottom of PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier that survived a Japanese torpedo strike and was a massive guinea pig for two atomic bomb blasts looks remarkably intact at the bottom of the Pacific, according to federal researchers who surveyed the wreck last month with an underwater drone. The USS Independence was scuttled in January 1951 during weapons testing near California's Farallon Islands.

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  8. South Florida men are two of 10 charged for inter-state penny stock fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two South Florida men and eight others for a scheme involving the offering and sale of penny stock in undisclosed "blank check companies." A blank check company typically has no value other than its status as a registered entity.

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  9. Re: asking help for my startup biz.Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Menlo Park City Council

    Hi Jim: what phone should I call to talk with you? I really need your help at this moment! thanks Jay On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 6:12 PM, Cogan, Jim C Jay > > > > Thank you for your email. I am happy to give you a call to see if I might > be able to assist you.

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  10. Two Percent for Art in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Menlo Park City Council

    Honorable Mayor and Council Members: During the recent discussions about PUBLIC BENEFITS, the speaker discussed the option of a sustained, organized source of funding for certain earmarked activities. In that spirit, I'd like to request serious consideration for using TWO PERCENT of funds set aside for Public Benefits to be available in a city fund for use as a cultural enhancement.

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  11. Re: Street Tree Trimming in Menlo Park: Bad TimingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Menlo Park City Council

    Hello, Here is the response from Brian Henry a few minutes ago. Hi All, We contacted the trimming crew and will delay the work in this area.

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  12. bike lanes on El CaminoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Menlo Park City Council

    Dear Council Members: I just read Dana Hendrickson's op-ed "Should we encourage bicyclists to ride on El Camino Real?" in the Almanac. I long for better biking paths through and across Menlo Park.

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  13. The best places in San Diego to take Mom for Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Spring is in full swing and what better way to celebrate the season, and Mom, than on Mother's Day? Here are some great choices to celebrate the holiday, from brunches and Bloody Mary's to sweet gifts and family-friendly activities. You can start the day with shopping or spoiling Mom with a wide array of day spas, brunches and unique gifts, Carlsbad Village has what any mom would love.

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  14. Bring Your Spring Cleaning to the Palo Alto Senior CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    On May 2nd and 3rd, bring clothing, shoes, jewelry and more to the East Palo Alto Senior Center to support the Vikings Basketball Program.

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  15. Power district converting coal plant unit to use hydrogenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Nebraska Public Power District says it will be converting a unit at one of its coal-fired power plants to burn cleaner-burning hydrogen instead. The district announced at a news conference Friday at its Sheldon Station near Hallam in southeast Nebraska that the hydrogen would be acquired from a new carbon black plant planned for construction nearby.

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  16. Bloomberg blames 'internal network issue' for global outageRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Bloomberg LP's trading terminals, which are used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, went down for a few hours Friday due to apparent technical problems, a crash that prompted the British government to postpone a planned 3 billion-pound debt issue. Users said the outage started as trading was about to get in full swing around 8 a.m. in London, which along with New York is one of the world's largest financial centers, particularly in foreign exchange and bond markets.

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  17. San Mateo: Woman alleges man exposed his genitals to her on jogging pathRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Police are asking for help finding a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman Wednesday in San Mateo, police said Thursday. The victim, a 51-year-old woman, was jogging alone on a path between buildings around 6 p.m. in the 2000 block of East Third Avenue when a man allegedly called out to her, according to police.

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  18. This company doubled its Foster City office investment in 4 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    TA bought a 108,000-square-foot Foster City building for $28 million in 2011 and then got Gilead Sciences Inc., led by President John Milligan, to lease up the whole building last year. What happens when you lure a pharmaceutical giant to rent your entire building amid a red-hot real estate market? You double your money.

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  19. NPPD Converting Coal Plant Near Hallam to Use HydrogenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KHGI

    Nebraska Public Power District says it will be converting a unit at one of its coal-fired power plants to burn cleaner-burning hydrogen instead. The district announced at a news conference Friday at its Sheldon Station near Hallam in southeast Nebraska that the hydrogen would be acquired from a new carbon black plant planned for construction nearby.

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  20. Scientists find radioactive WWII aircraft carrier off San Francisco coastRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    The U.S.S. Independence, a WWII-era aircraft carrier, has been discovered beneath 2,600 feet of water off the coast of the Farallon Islands. This image from NOAA depicts the Independence as it appeared during its wartime service and a sonar image of the ship at rest at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, upright and mostly intact.

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