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  1. Foo Fighters travel 'Sonic Highways' to ShorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The Foo Fighters are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a massive North American tour, which touches down Sept. 16 at Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View.

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  2. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - very real, highly disturbing medical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    "There is physical evidence that something is going on," said Carol Drake, 56, a Fremont patient and participant in a Sunday support group at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Mountain View. "When you tell people you have cancer, they take it more seriously.

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  3. Roadshow: It's illegal to cross double white linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q Why does Caltrans use double white lines to separate carpool lanes from regular lanes in Northern California, and double yellow lines in Southern California? It seems to make more sense not to cross a double yellow? White clearly isn't working. A This will be changing, but not the way you hope.

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  4. For Google's self-driving cars, learning to deal with the bizarre is essentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    In 700,000 miles of navigating Bay Area and other roads, Google's self-driving cars have encountered just about everything -- including an elderly woman in a motorized wheelchair flailing a broom at a duck she was chasing around the street. Through extensive testing covering nearly every street in Mountain View, the company's 20 or so autonomous vehicles have developed an abiding sense of caution.

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  5. List of 28 chronically underperforming schools in Silicon Valley stirs up stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A Silicon Valley advocacy group on Wednesday released its latest list of the 28 chronically worst-performing schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties that, not surprisingly, serve largely poor and Latino children. Intended to lend urgency to the mission of improving education for those students, Wednesday's release intensifies the clash over reform and charter schools and sparked resentment among school officials.

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  6. Dougherty Valley shines at NorCal golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Dougherty Valley High junior Yoonhee Kim shot a 2-under 70 and won the individual title in Monday's NCGA/CIF Girls Golf Championship at The Club at Crazy Horse Ranch. Kim and Sabrina Iqbal of Pioneer-San Jose tied for the medalist score, but Kim prevailed in a sudden-death playoff with a par on the first extra hole.

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  7. Ozzy Osbourne has new frog species named for himRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    It's a tree frog and it lives in the Brazilian Amazon, according to National Geographic. It's official name is Dendropsophus ozzyi, or "bat frog."

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  8. Google could hire 30,000 in Bay Area based on tech titan's development spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Google has been on an astonishing real estate spree in the last several years, buying or leasing dozens of buildings across a wide swath of the South Bay. What's even more astonishing: It's been adding new space even though it has not yet filled buildings it already has, giving the company the flexibility to expand its already large Bay Area workforce by nearly 30,000 more workers.

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  9. San Jose mayor's race: Vote gap between Liccardo and Cortese narrows slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The vote gap between City Councilman Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese in the San Jose mayor's race narrowed slightly Saturday with the release of new tallies by the county registrar's office. Nearly 15,000 more votes were counted, bringing Liccardo's share of the vote down roughly a tenth of a percentage point to 51.16 percent.

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  10. Live updates: 49ers vs. Saints, Sunday at 10 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Saints game on Sunday at 10 a.m. from New Orleans. SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers enters the field before the game against the St. Louis Rams at Levi's Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.

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  11. San Jose mayor: Cortese not conceding Friday; Liccardo continues to hold slim leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    In the wake of problems counting the ballots from Tuesday's election, the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters announced late Friday that it would ask for an independent investigation by state officials into its procedures. That development came as County Supervisor Dave Cortese said he would wait until next week before making a decision about the mayor's race, in which he continues to trail City Councilman Sam Liccardo.

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  12. San Ramon Valley 21, Monte Vista 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    San Ramon Valley 21, Monte Vista 7: Quarterback Zack Baker threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and the visiting Wolves overcame a sluggish first half to finish in sole possession of third place in the East Bay Athletic League. Baker's final scoring toss was a 45-yard floater to Christian Fuca with just under 6 minutes left in the final quarter.

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  13. Kaiser nurses plan two-day strike beginning Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Kaiser Permanente's 18,000 nurses throughout Northern California will walk out on a two-day strike beginning Tuesday morning. The strike by California Nurses Association affects 21 Kaiser hospitals and about 35 clinics, said Katy Roemer, a nurse at Kaiser Oakland and union negotiator.

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  14. Symantec layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Today: Symantec confirms plans to reduce its workforce by about 2,000 employees as it splits its business in half. Also: Tesla gains after earnings report.

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  15. Biz Break: Symantec plots layoffs while splitting company in halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Today: Symantec confirms plans to reduce its workforce by about 2,000 employees as it splits its business in half. Also: Tesla gains after earnings report.

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  16. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean to perform first Levi's Stadium concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Kenny Chesney performs at the CMA Music Festival at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, June 14, 2009. The two multiplatinum cowboys will visit the new home of the San Francisco 49ers on May 2, as part of 10-date co-headlining stadium tour.

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  17. Internet of Things will transform life, but experts fear for privacy and personal dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Tom Coates has outfitted his San Francisco, Calif. home with 13 different types of internet-connected gadgets as he showed off Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, 2014, including his smartphone connected video security camera.

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  18. Internet of Things will transform life, but experts fear for privacy and personal dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Tom Coates has outfitted his San Francisco, Calif. home with 13 different types of internet-connected gadgets as he showed off Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, 2014, including his smartphone connected video security camera.

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  19. Internet of Things will transform life, but experts fear for privacy and personal dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    It will help you avoid traffic jams as you travel from work to that hot new spot you've been dying to try out, tell you on the way about the bar's half-price coupons and let you check your home video monitors while knocking back a few to see if your cat is clawing the couch again. But it also might alert your insurer if your car is weaving when you head home and report your frequent drinking to your boss.

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  20. Biz Break: Wall Street roars to record highs as LinkedIn, GoPro soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Today: The Dow Jones and S&P indexes hit all-time highs and the Nasdaq reaches its highest point since 2000 as LinkedIn and GoPro experience big post-earnings bounces. The two most-watched Wall Street stock indexes closed at record highs Friday, as stocks rebounded from stark declines at the beginning of October with help from big post-earnings gains by Silicon Valley tech companies.

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