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In Silicon Valley, Immigrants Toast Their Way To The Top
Public speaking can be nerve-wracking whatever your native tongue. It can be especially difficult for immigrants who speak English as a second language.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
CA: Appeals Court Denies Petition, Clears Way for HSR Trial
April 17--A state appeals court rejected a petition by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, potentially clearing the tracks for a trial over whether the agency's controversial and ambitious bullet-train plan can comply with state law.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Albany Times Union
Take the Super Quiz
Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Voices of south Stockton Part 2
Jie "Betty" Wong, 54, co-owner of Golden Rice Bowl, 536 E. Hazelton Ave., who came to the United States 26 years ago from Quanzhou, Canton, China: "Ahhhhh.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Oakland: Officer injured in car crash while on the job Saturday
A police officer responding to a call for back-up was injured in a car crash Saturday afternoon, according to police.
Contra Costa Times
Outkast reunite on Coachella stage
Outkast reunited onstage after a near decadelong hiatus with a jam-packed set at the Coachella music festival, their first of many performances planned this year.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Tamara's Thursday Forecast 4.3
AT LAKE TAHOE, 24. 24. A FEW CLOUDS MOVING BY. RIGHT NOW WE JUST HAVE HIGH, THIN CLOUDS, BUT THEY WILL BE THICKENING UP AS WE MOVE INTO THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
TruAmerica Nears $1B Portfolio Goal
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Wed Apr 02, 2014
Mon Mar 31, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
San Jose: Residents step up campaign to flush out serial lawn vandal
All along serene Moreland Way -- where some residents have lived since the West San Jose neighborhood sprang up in the early 1970s -- someone has been scarring their lawns with an unknown chemical that turns whatever it touches into barren blight.
Shades of 'Fatal Attraction'
In a few days, my new Persol sunglasses will arrive. They are merely obscenely expensive -- as opposed to immorally expensive -- because I shopped for them very hard.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
The Fresno Bee
AM Alert: What happens now to Leland Yee?
The Legislature is off Monday in observance of Cesar Chavez Day, so what should have been a quiet per diem session today will instead become the latest chapter in the bombshell saga of state Sen. Leland Yee , who was arrested by the FBI on corruption charges this week.
Party Pick of the Week: Alice in Wonderland Costume Tea Party
It's time once more for Monsterpalooza: The Art of Monsters, a richly ritualistic orgy of deliciously lurid monster worship.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Fleetwood Mac 2014 tour dates: Christine McVie reunites with band after 16 years apart
The classic rock group appeared on the " Today " show Thursday to announce their 2014 reunion tour, featuring Christine McVie officially back in the lineup for the first time in 16 years.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
'Lawn Tagging' Vandals Poison Lawns In San Jose Neighborhood
SAN JOSE - Lawns in a San Jose neighborhood aren't brown because of California's drought.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Rescued chickens adopted out in Vacaville
They were not the menacing crows in Hitchcock's film "The Birds," or the eerie raven in Poe's poem "The Raven."
Fri Mar 21, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Central City Park going to the dogs
If you don’t get your fill of pink pancakes at Central City Park this morning and you still have a hollow leg, you can always stick around for the Nu-Way Hot Dog Eating Contest at 11:30 a.m. If you’re one of those folks whose stomach can make the transition from pink pancakes to red hot dogs in less than three hours, this is your kind of ... (more)