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  1. Can internet-beaming balloons outmaneuver shifting winds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | SFGate

    In doing so, the 4-year-old "Project Loon" says it will be able to bring remote parts of the world online more quickly with a smaller fleet of the balloons than it previously thought. Engineers involved in the eccentric project, a part of the X Lab owned by Google's corporate parent Alphabet Inc., say they have come up with algorithms that enable the high-flying balloons to do a better job anticipating shifting wind conditions so they hover above masses of land for several months instead of orbiting the earth.

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  2. Video shows self-driving car navigate in the pouring rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | SFGate

    This video released by autonomous driving company Drive.ai shows its vehicle driving through Mountain View, Calif. in the rain.

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  3. FILE - In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's self-driving Lexus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | SFGate

    In this Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo, the autonomous vehicle company created by Google's parent company, Alphabet, introduces a Chrysler Pacifica hybrid outfitted with Waymo's own suite of sensors and radar, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. At the show, Waymo reiterated that it doesn't plan to make its own cars, but wants to partner with established auto companies and others.

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  4. Cops make biggest opium poppy pod bust in Mountain View historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | SFGate

    About 4,000 pounds of opium poppy pods were discovered in a drug operation organized by a husband and wife in Mountain View, police said. About 4,000 pounds of opium poppy pods were discovered in a drug operation organized by a husband and wife in Mountain View, police said.

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  5. Suspects nabbed in armed robbery at Sunnyvale cell phone storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | SFGate

    Tramel McClough, 45, and John Bivins, 46, both of East Palo Alto, were arrested on suspicion of committing an armed robbery Thursday night at a Verizon store in Sunnyvale. Tramel McClough, 45, and John Bivins, 46, both of East Palo Alto, were arrested on suspicion of committing an armed robbery Thursday night at a Verizon store in Sunnyvale.

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  6. Metal objects in some cans prompt Skoal tobacco recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | SFGate

    In this Oct. 23, 2008, file photo, Skoal smokeless tobacco is seen on display at a Costco store in Mountain View, Calif. It was announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Jan. 31, 2017, that some varieties of Skoal, Copenhagen, Cope and Husky brand smokeless tobacco are being voluntarily recalled by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company's amid complaints of metal objects, some of them sharp, being spotted in cans.

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  7. 600 Google employees evacuated from 2 buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | SFGate

    Some 600 Google employees were evacuated from two buildings at the company's headquarters in Mountain View this morning when a gas line broke, fire officials said. A contractor using a backhoe to clear a blocked drain line accidentally pierced the 2-inch gas line, causing a strong smell of gas in the area.

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  8. Google launches fund that could donate $4M to ACLU, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | SFGate

    This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google confirmed a USA Today report on Jan. 29, 2017, that said the company has created a crisis fund that could raise $4 million potentially for four immigrant rights organizations.

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  9. Walter Cohen, planner and adviser for Bay Area cities, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Walter Cohen was a city planner who knew how to plan and a municipal adviser whose advice was always sound. For three decades, he helped the cities of Mountain View, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose get things done.

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  10. Neil Young to induct Pearl Jam into Rock HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | SFGate

    In this Oct. 24, 2010, file photo, Eddie Vedder, left of Pearl Jam performs with Neil Young, right, during the Bridge School Benefit concert in Mountain View, Calif. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Jan. 27, 2017, that Young will induct Pearl Jam into the Hall on April 7, 2017.

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  11. Alphabet posts 4Q profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | SFGate

    On a per-share basis, the Mountain View, California-based company said it had net income of $7.56. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense, came to $9.36 per share.

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  12. Alphabet misses 4Q profit forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | SFGate

    On a per-share basis, the Mountain View, California-based company said it had profit of $7.56. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense, were $9.36 per share.

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  13. South Bay youth counselor suspected of having sex with teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | SFGate

    A 28-year-old counselor accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl he met at a Redwood City youth home was arrested in San Jose last week, authorities said Thursday. Francis Caceres of Mountain View was arrested Jan. 12 at another youth home in San Jose where he works on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a child.

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  14. Google quietly stopped publishing monthly accident reports for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | SFGate

    But while the car group unveiled a shiny new logo and brand to the world, it quietly washed away another, less-flattering bit of information from its public identity. The company removed the page of monthly reports detailing traffic collisions and other accidents on public roads that involve its self-driving vehicles.

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  15. From left: Evan Kokkila Schumacher and Mary Price Moore in Pear Theatre's "Uncanny Valley."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | SFGate

    Mountain View's Pear Theatre, formerly known as Pear Avenue Theatre , has done a fabulous job this season programming contemporary plays and classics that relate directly to the concerns of Silicon Valley, tackling immigration, philanthropy and, on a more serious note, the zombie apocalypse. With its latest, "Uncanny Valley," the 15-year-old company addresses the issue of consciousness - specifically, whether Claire , a neuroscientist, can make the robot Julian conscious as well as able to talk and behave as a human.

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  16. Ugly' and funny female characters at TheatreWorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | SFGate

    "She was known all over Copiah County as cheap Christmas trash, and that was the least of it," says Chick early in "Crimes of the Heart," now at TheatreWorks , of her cousin Meg . The three Magrath sisters in Beth Henley 's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, written in 1978, suffer from a long-standing tendency to maim, both literally and metaphorically.

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  17. Saturday roundup: St. Ignatius boys end St. Francis 16-game...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | SFGate

    Darrion Trammell scored 25 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, as 16th-ranked St. Ignatius beat an injury-riddled St. Francis team 77-72 night in Mountain View. The loss snapped a 16-game home win streak and an 18-game WCAL win streak for fourth-ranked St. Francis.

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  18. Lily Janiak's theater pick, Jan. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | SFGate

    Ofra Daniel was drawn to the Hebrew text "The Song of Songs," she says in a statement, because it "expresses perhaps the strongest female voice" of any biblical text. But she was motivated to turn it into "Love Sick," which is part theatrical work, part concert, because "the poems always seemed somehow too perfect for me.

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  19. Mozart for the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | SFGate

    Mozart's music is both a cause for celebration and a balm for the inexorable passage of time - which means it's the perfect musical accompaniment for the New Year's weekend. The San Francisco Chamber Orchestra , led by Music Director Benjamin Simon , has assembled a free all-Mozart program in memory of the orchestra's founder, Edgar Braun .

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  20. Google's self-driving car fleet may soon include Honda carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | SFGate

    Waymo is in discussions with Honda about integrating its self-driving car tech into Honda cars, Honda wrote in a press release on Wednesday. As part of the collaboration, Honda may provide Waymo with vehicles for its test fleet.

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