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  1. Obama heads to Walmart to praise energy efficiencyRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Flanked by patio lights for $4.47 and women's tops for $14.44, President Barack Obama spoke Friday at a Walmart in the heart of Silicon Valley and rolled out his plan for energy reform, an ambitious effort to convert more businesses, homes and government buildings to solar power.

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  2. Box wins General Electric as customer for cloud-sharing programRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Box, the cloud-storage company that delayed an initial public offering earlier this month, said General Electric chose its software to be the standard program for employees to share files and work together.

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  3. Obama arrives in Silicon Valley for fundraisers and energy speechRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    President Barack Obama arrives Thursday afternoon for a Silicon Valley visit, including two fundraisers and a speech on energy efficiency.

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  4. Obama in Mountain ViewRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    President Barack Obama will visit a Walmart store in Mountain View on Friday to talk about the importance of energy efficiency, a White House official said Tuesday.

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  5. Cupertino schools parcel tax passes overwhelminglyRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Measure A, which assesses $250 annually per parcel, received 78.8 percent of the vote, easily hurdling the two-thirds required for parcel taxes.

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  6. Obama to speak Friday at Mountain View WalmartRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    President Barack Obama will visit a Walmart store in Mountain View on Friday to talk about the importance of energy efficiency, a White House official said Tuesday.

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  7. Box's trading delay a sign of valley cool downRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The wild ride of hundred-million-dollar investments and soaring initial public offerings that opened the year for the technology industry has stalled thanks to the recent gyrations on Wall Street, forcing big-name software companies, most recently cloud storage startup Box, to rethink their market debuts.

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  8. Cupertino district seeks parcel taxRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Cupertino Union School District officials are counting on voters Tuesday to extend a parcel tax that will help keep a lid on class sizes and cover campus maintenance, libraries and other programs.

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  9. Audrie Pott case: Man says he's her father, wants to be included in wrongful-death suitRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A man filed a lawsuit today in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose declaring that he is the biological father of teen suicide victim Audrie Pott and should be included in a wrongful death lawsuit as a legal heir.

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  10. President Obama visiting Los Altos, Palo Alto in MayRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area next month for a fundraising trip, Democratic National Committee officials said.

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  11. Tolls will soon increase on Golden Gate BridgeRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q So tolls are going up on the Golden Gate Bridge. Are there plans to raise tolls our other bridges? A Not right away.

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  12. Stanford's cowbell kid enjoying his fameRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Whisked into the spotlight by circumstance, the world's second-most famous cowbell player plopped into the hotel couch and thought about the randomness that changed his life.

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  13. Biz Break: Los Altos hotshot Box files for $250 million IPORead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Aaron Levie's high-flying Los Altos cloud storage startup, Box, officially filed for an initial public offering Monday, announcing preliminary plans to raise $250 million.

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  14. Mountain View police warn of new psychedelic drug after teen overdosesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Police are warning students and their parents about a new psychedelic street drug after a high school student overdosed and was found unresponsive Tuesday on the Stevens Creek Trail.

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  15. Internal Affairs: How did the Santa Clara County Office of Education keep tax penalties a secret?Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    So IA wonders: How did the Santa Clara County Office of Education keep secret for so long the nearly $200,000 in penalties it paid to the IRS for late payroll taxes? It appears that outgoing Superintendent Xavier De La Torre and his finance staff didn't let the bosses know until Feb. 5, or 2 1 2 months after the IRS sent the first notice of 11 ... (more)

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  16. Former Peninsula Symphony director jailed on embezzlement chargesRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The executive director of the Los Altos nonprofit had just reported the group was in excellent financial shape, ready to embark on its 65th concert season.

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  17. In the Bay Area, million-dollar homes are torn down to start freshRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    That's what's happening in some upscale Bay Area communities as homeowners and wealthy buyers have no interest in upgrading aging houses but instead want to start from scratch and build all-new custom homes stocked with the latest features.

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  18. Former Peninsula Symphony director jailed on embezzlement chargesRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The executive director of the Los Altos nonprofit had just reported the group was in excellent financial shape, ready to embark on its 65th concert season.

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  19. Bay Area's used bookstores: A dog-eared guideRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    It was a dark and stormy afternoon on a wet Wednesday past, the sky bruised and battered like the sorry loser in a barroom brawl.

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  20. Pizarro: Los Altos student artists on display at Santa Clara County Office of EducationRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The second floor landing of Santa Clara County's Office of Education in San Jose has been transformed into a colorful gallery of student work to help launch the "Artspiration" initiative and celebrate Arts Education Month in March.

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