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  1. Palo Alto House Fire Sparked By OvenRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | KRON 4

    Two occupants of a home in Palo Alto were able to make it out of their house safely after their oven caught fire today, fire officials said. Fire crews responded to a one-alarm fire at a single-family home at 2906 Cowper St. in Palo Alto at 3:53 p.m., said Palo Alto Fire Department Battalion Chief Bobby Davis.

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  2. $50 Price Cut On iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus And 50 Percent Discount...Read the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | International Business Times

    The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are shown during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. According to GSMArena , the Galaxy Note 4 is now available with a price tag of $149 with Verizon.

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  3. Palo Alto's Cowper St. Fire Originated In OvenRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Patch.com

    Two occupants of a home in Palo Alto were able to make it out of their house safely after their oven caught fire today, fire officials said. Fire crews responded to a one-alarm fire at a single-family home at 2906 Cowper St. in Palo Alto at 3:53 p.m., said Palo Alto Fire Department Battalion Chief Bobby Davis.

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  4. Not Too Late For Toy Drive at PA Fire; Monday Is Last DayRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Patch.com

    It's not too late! You can drop off unwrapped toys to any one of the Palo Alto Fire stations through Monday, December 22, 2014.

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  5. California puzzles over safety of driverless carsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 13 2014, file photo, a Google self-driving car goes on a test drive near the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they'll know whether "driverless" vehicles are safe.

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  6. Sunnyvale: WWII vet re-enacts parachute jump that almost killed him 70 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Seventy years after he was shot down by the Germans and bailed out of a B-24 bomber on his 19th birthday, World War II veteran Thomas Boyd of Sunnyvale jumped out of another plane -- this time on his own terms. On his 89th birthday Saturday, Boyd went sky diving over eastern Contra Costa County to commemorate the terrifying ordeal when the handle of his ripcord broke off and he limped under cover of night for days to safety.

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  7. Tree topples on elderly San Jose manRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFBay

    A 76-year-old man was injured when a tree he was cutting on his gazebo fell on him at his San Jose home this afternoon, a fire captain said. Firefighters responded to a report of a tree that fell on a person at a home near Cropley Avenue and Conifer Lane around 1:10 p.m., San Jose fire Capt.

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  8. Brace yourselves for a nasty flu season Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Nurses, Jessica Sotelo, and Ginny To, check in patients at the Kaiser Permanente flu clinic in Redwood City, Calif., on Thursday Dec. 18, 2014. Kaiser has already administered over one million flu shots in their Northern California facilities.

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  9. Coca-Cola Torture Test: Apple iPhone 6 Hard-Boiled In Coke [Watch Video]Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | International Business Times

    The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are shown during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. 6 got released, many torture tests proved the handset to be worthy and effective.

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  10. Stanford 'lizard brains' create gecko-like paws that allow humans to scale glass wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Eric Eason, Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab, Stanford University -- The surface of the 'gecko gloves' developed by Stanford doctoral student Elliot Hawkes and his team of researchers in the Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab at Stanford University. The 'gloves' are really a set of paddles which mimic the adhesive characteristics of the the feet of a gecko, allowing the wearer to scale sheer, vertical surfaces.

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  11. Each stacked layer is still individually priced the same as planar or more.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EETimes

    RRAMs so close to logic-dies would definitely increase the performance of these Systems-on-Stacks. By sandwiching RRAM between two logic layers, there will be considerable reduction in hot-spot effects too.

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  12. Against Stanford, Terps set to take 'another step' in successful seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    The question was about recruiting, asked during a conference call in early December after Maryland secured oral commitments from two top local prospects. Maryland coach Randy Edsall 's answer, however, sounded true about more than just that one area: "The buzz around here locally is as high as it's ever been since I've been here."

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  13. Eight reasons why you should not join the Internet of ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    "The Internet of Things is such a hot topic today, with so much interest and money flowing into startups and enterprise IoT efforts alike, that it's easy to forget that this market is still quite fragmented, and much of it is still on the drawing board. It's important for anyone interested in the opportunities in this burgeoning new market to understand the risks and challenges as well."

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  14. Elderly San Jose Man Injured After Tree He Was Trimming Falls On HimRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SAN JOSE - A 76-year-old man was injured when a tree he was cutting on his gazebo fell on him at his San Jose home Sunday afternoon, a fire captain said. Firefighters responded to a report of a tree that fell on a person at a home near Cropley Avenue and Conifer Lane around 1:10 p.m., San Jose fire Capt.

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  15. Resiliency and Innovation: Anticipating DisruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Faster, better, cheaper: this is the mantra so often heard in organizations pressed to create efficient systems. With pressure from citizens and councils to do more with less, local governments are certainly not immune to the pressure.

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  16. SJSU Women's Basketball Gives Back with Free Game Mon., Dec. 22 at 2 pm at SJSURead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    As a holiday thank you to the San Jose and Silicon Valley community for their support, the San Jose State University Spartans Women's Basketball team is offering free admission to Game 11 against Sacramento State on Monday, December 22 at 2:00 pm at the SJSU Event Center. Seeking to take a winning record in Mountain West Conference play, the San Jose State women's basketball team wraps up non-conference play by hosting the Sacramento State Hornets on Monday, December 22. While tickets for San Jose State women's basketball home games are free for all SJSU students with a valid student ID, normal adult tickets are $5.00 and $3.00 for youth .

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  17. Crossbar's Resistive RAM Technology Reaching Commercialisation StageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AnandTech

    While the first 3D NAND chips have just found their way to the market and most NAND manufacturers are still developing their designs, there are already a handful of next generation memory technologies in development that are slated to supersede NAND in the next decade or so. One of the most promising technologies is Resistive Random Access Memory, which is more commonly referred to as Resistive RAM or just RRAM.

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  18. Amazon debuts Prime Now service, promises delivery in hour or lessRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    An Amazon.com package is prepared for shipment by a United Parcel Service driver in Palo Alto, Calif. (Paul Sakuma Ever wish you could get that awesome pair of boots right away from Amazon.com? With the online marketplace's new delivery service, you may be able to get them in an hour or less.

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  19. San Jose: Overwhelmed pumps led to Alviso flooding; residents say it's a 'wake-up call'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Saratoga News

    When the last big December storm was at its peak, overflowing storm drains and flash-flooding streets gave San Jose's bayside community of Alviso an all-too-real reminder that if not for the levees and pumps, they'd be underwater. Longtime residents have compared their hamlet to a micro-New Orleans, a diked-in village of 2,100 that's been dodging disaster for decades.

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  20. Drought cuts vendorsa profits at California Avenue...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    Bob Blanchard, owner and operator of the Cayucos, Calif.-based Old Creek Ranch, founded by his father in 1949, is faced with the increasingly daunting task of making ends meet during a historic three-year drought. The ongoing drought is cutting into profits for Blanchard, along with many farmers in the Central Valley and Central Coastal Regions of the state, putting their livelihoods in jeopardy.

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