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  1. Party bus operator guilty in death of woman who fellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | SFGate

    The owner of a Santa Cruz party bus was convicted of involuntary manslaughter after two women fell out a faulty door near Los Gatos and one of them died, prosecutors said. Jon Reno St. James, 58, was aware the door needed to be fixed, said Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Matt Braker, because it had opened spontaneously on previous trips.

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  2. Bay Area party bus owner convicted of involuntary manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | SFGate

    A Northern California jury has convicted a party bus owner of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 25-year-old woman who fell out of a faulty bus door that the owner knew about but ignored. Natasha Noland was on one of St. James' buses heading back to Santa Cruz along with a dozen other passengers after a concert in Mountain View in 2012.

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  3. 'Fire on the Mountain' mines gold from labor's miseryRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | SFGate

    Harvy Blanks plays a coal miner who helps drive home the similarities between company-town capitalism and outright slavery in TheatreWorks' "Fire on the Mountain," which is rich in music and history. David M. Lutken leads the en semble in stories and songs of Appalachian mining families in "Fire on the Mountain."

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  4. 18 Major Leaguers who were born in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | SFGate

    It's no surprise that Major League Baseball is full of California talent, but it's usually Southern California that gets the reputation for being a baseball hotbed. Lately, though, NorCal prospects are filling up rosters too.

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  5. Self-driving Audi makes 3,400-mile, coast-to-coast road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | SFGate

    Delphi Corp.'s autonomous Audi Q5 approaches New York City earlier this week in finishing its 15-state coast-to-coast journey. Delphi says it will use what it learned from the trip to improve the systems that will be used in autonomous and driverless cars.

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  6. Amber India flagship in Mountain View relocating to Los AltosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | SFGate

    After 20 years in Mountain View, the flagship location of Indian fine dining chain Amber India will be relocating in the not-too-distant future. However, local devotees of Amber India's signature butter chicken shouldn't be too concerned as the move won't take the restaurant too far from its current digs.

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  7. What people at Books Inc. are readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | SFGate

    Recommendations of recent books from the staffs of a rotating list of Bay Area independent bookstores. This week's list is from Books Inc. Mountain View, 301 Castro St., Mountain View.

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  8. 4 decades later, Def Leppard lives up to 'Rock of Ages' lyricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | SFGate

    Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott understands that the working life of a rock band no longer comes with an expiration date. All that's required is to make great music and stay healthy to endure the rigors of the road.

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  9. Man killed by Caltrain in SunnyvaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | SFGate

    The man, who was not named but was around 20 years old, was on foot when he was hit near North Mary Avenue around 11:40 a.m. by a train with around 100 people on board, Caltrain officials said. No one else was injured in the collision.

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  10. Ingredients for life generated in lab experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | SFGate

    Scientists mimicking the profound cold and airlessness of outer space in a Mountain View lab have for the first time reproduced some of the very chemicals that make up the genetic material of life on Earth. The scientists are seeking to understand how the ingredients of life formed in the universe billions of years ago and, capping a 15-year series of experiments, report they have created three essential constituents of the genes that are today known as the DNA and RNA responsible for human heredity.

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  11. 2 Bay Area parties to celebrate Pi DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | SFGate

    Normally, math mavens and geometry gurus celebrate Pi Day on March 14 because those are the first three digits of the never-ending mathematical constant that charts the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. This year is special because Saturday is 3.14.15 - a date that represents the first five digits of the infinite number.

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  12. Fortunea s best companies to work for in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | SFGate

    The Mountain View-based tech giant earned the top spot for the sixth year in a row on the business magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list . The report noted Google's parental benefits, which include $500 in "Baby Bonding Bucks" and 12 weeks of leave for new parents, regardless of gender.

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  13. Google CFO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | SFGate

    Google Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette plans to retire after helping the Internet search leader find and train his replacement within the next six months. The impending change, disclosed in a regulatory filing Tuesday, is the latest in a flurry of CFO transitions in the technology industry.

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  14. The 15 best places to work in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | SFGate

    Fortune has released its 18th annual " 100 Best Companies to Work For " and Google is once again atop the list. Fortune partnered with the Great Place To Work Institute to distribute an employee satisfaction survey across corporate America asking questions about management, office culture, benefits, and hiring practices.

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  15. A former Google employee claims she was reprimanded for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | SFGate

    A former Google employee says that she was harassed repeatedly by her superiors while working at the Mountain View, California, company and that nothing was done to stop it, San Francisco Weekly reports . The employee's allegation is complicated by the fact that she said on Twitter, " On one hand, this incident is little more than a routine dispute between two individuals that ought not to rise any further than the HR department at Google.

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  16. Photographer's heroic feat: company photo atop skyscraperRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | SFGate

    Don MacAskill, co-founder of SmugMug, portrays Wolverine in a photograph taken atop Market Center, a 40-story skyscraper in San Francisco's Financial District. Kaydin Carlson poses next to his portrait done by Benjamin Von Wong at SmugMug in Mountain View, Calif.

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  17. Judge puts AG's attempt to investigate Google on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | SFGate

    U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate on Monday granted Google's request for a preliminary injunction, preventing Attorney General Jim Hood from going through with a subpoena meant to examine whether Google is facilitating others' illegal activities on its sites. The injunction will also bar Hood from filing civil or criminal charges for now.

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  18. For one week, employees at this cyber security company get to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | SFGate

    For most of the year, employees of leading cyber-security firm Symantec work toward securing and managing their customers' information. Four years ago, Symantec launched its annual CyberWar Games , an internal event that challenges employees to walk in the shoes of an attacker.

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  19. Europa's tantalizing plumes spur NASA mission to search for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Phantom plumes of icy water, spewing from Jupiter's moon Europa, are intriguing space scientists who met in Mountain View last week to plan a new NASA effort to probe the moon's frozen, fractured surface for evidence of life. The giant gas planet Jupiter, nearly 500 million miles from Earth, holds scores of moons, and mysterious Europa, roughly the size of our own moon, is one of the strangest.

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  20. In crash-and-grab, burglars ram van into Palo Alto camera storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | SFGate

    Palo Alto police are searching for two men who apparently backed a van through the front of a photography business early Thursday and made off with camera equipment while causing thousands of dollars in damage, officials said. It was the latest in a series of so-called crash-and-grab heists in the Bay Area in recent months.

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