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  1. National firm cites Roseville as top back office destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    A national consulting firm for corporate site selection has identified Roseville as a top choice for a company seeking a new back-office spot. Costs in Roseville are significantly lower than many other suburban California cities, particularly those favored by office users in Silicon Valley.

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  2. a In pending launch of cancer test, Exosome learns from Foundation Medicine's exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    We first heard the story of the potential for new diagnostics companies in 2013, when Foundation Medicine went public in a wave of investor optimism with a test that promised to advance the use of precision medicine in the treatment of cancers. But the Cambridge-based company hit roadblocks in the past two years, as it struggled to get insurers to pay for its tests.

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  3. SurveyMonkey deal points to Peninsula land-use jittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Business Journal

    When Palo Alto officials started discussions about a citywide office cap last year, several companies objected. One of them was SurveyMonkey, which - along with fellow downtown tech tenant Palantir - presented the city council with a study of its employees' economic benefits to surrounding businesses.

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  4. DreamWorks Animation losses widen amid restructuringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Business Journal

    DreamWorks Animation is glad to be "Home." The 'toon about a young girl and her purple alien friend helped generate $170.8 million in revenue for the studio in the fiscal second quarter ended June 30. That's a surge of 40 percent compared to the same time frame a year before, when the company was still suffering from the box-office disappointment of "Mr. Peabody & Sherman."

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  5. a Silicon Valley 40 Under 40 2015: Mila ZelkhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Business Journal

    Mila Zelkha is a housing advocate and social entrepreneur whose ventures have combined architectural design, strategic partnerships and socially responsible investing to help Bay Area communities. Recently, she was the director of real estate and facilities for InnVision Shelter Network, a provider of shelter/housing and supportive services across Silicon Valley serving thousands of homeless clients annually through its "Beyond the Bed" services.

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  6. California call center company to move HQ to Cedar Park, hire 155Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    LiveOps , a cloud-based customer call center company, has announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters to Cedar Park, Texas, from its current home in Redwood City, California. The company is moving into a new 25,000-square-foot facility and expects to hire 155 people in the next three years.

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  7. Investors bet big on Peninsula spec office near GroPro and Solar CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    When a partnership of Embarcadero Capital Partners and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management acquired San Mateo's Clearview Business Park a little over a year ago, the property came with something of a bonus: approvals for a 107,700-square-foot building, practically shovel ready. "We had anticipated building right away, but there's always a healthy debate," said John Hamilton , a co-founder and principal of Embarcadero Capital.

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  8. Embarcadero, Deutsche bet on San Mateo officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    When a partnership of Embarcadero Capital Partners and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management acquired San Mateo's Clearview Business Park a little over a year ago, the property came with something of a bonus: approvals for a 107,700-square-foot building, practically shovel ready. "We had anticipated building right away, but there's always a healthy debate," said John Hamilton , a co-founder and principal of Embarcadero Capital.

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  9. San Antonio-area utility investing in smart grid technologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Redwood City, Calif.-based company will install its Dynamic Metering infrastructure program to support both electricity and water services in New Braunfels. The smart grid networking platform should help New Braunfels Utilities control costs, improve outage response, enhance customer communications and offer expanded energy and water services to customers.

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  10. Why a big general contractor bought Campbell's Fernandes & SonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    Despite being one of the nation's top 100 general contractors, Layton Construction isn't exactly a household name in Silicon Valley. But you'll likely see the Layton name around a lot more now following the company's acquisition this spring of longtime Campbell general contractor Fernandes & Sons.

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  11. Evicted Redwood City tenants rally to stay in complex as calls grow for renter protectionsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Business Journal

    Hours before an eviction deadline, tenants at an 18-unit Redwood City apartment complex rallied on Tuesday, calling for more time to find a new place to live in the Bay Area's hyper-competitive rental market. "They have nowhere else to go," said 14-year-old Gabriel Banuelos , a ninth grader who has lived in the complex for 10 years.

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  12. NetSuite, GoPro go big in San MateoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    Two of San Mateo's biggest employers signed lease expansions this month to grow by nearly 50,000 square feet each to stay in the city. Software giant NetSuite and wearable camera maker GoPro will each expand by about 49,000 square feet in buildings next door to each other - 2955 Campus Drive and 2855 Campus Drive, respectively.

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  13. SyWest reviving plans for Redwood City homes, health clubRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Business Journal

    Plans to revive the long-defunct Century 12 off Highway 101 in Redwood City are coming back - and this time with potentially hundreds of new housing units. SyWest Development, the San Rafael company that owns a 14-acre parcel at 557 East Bayshore Road, has turned in a new conceptual proposal for the land, some of the highest-profile real estate in the region's most trafficked road.

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  14. TechFlash\back: Kleiner partner on diversity; Andreessen, SyFy star turns and VisionariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    Less than five minutes of Randy Komisar 's appearance at the Startup Conference in Redwood City on Thursday touched on the recent Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers sexism trial. But since the firm has been relatively tight-lipped about its month on the hot seat, the Kleiner partner's comments were noteworthy.

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  15. Kleiner partner Komisar: We won Pao trial on facts but tech culture must changeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Business Journal

    Randy Komisar of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers spoke in a public appearance of his feelings about the recent sexism trial his firm won and the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley. Randy Komisar , one of the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partners in the middle of the firm's recent sexism trial, said on Thursday that he was "saddened and disturbed" by the way it was perceived.

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  16. Highest-rated high school in Silicon Valley region found in ... Santa Cruz?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Business Journal

    Maryland and California are the states with the most schools in the U.S. News & World Report's list of top-performing high schools in the country. Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz outperformed the hyper-competitive high schools in Silicon Valley to land a top spot in a national ranking of high schools.

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  17. Evernote perks: Barista training, health device check-ups and treadmill desksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Business Journal

    We spent about an hour-and-a-half touring the startup's 87,774 square foot 305 Walnut St. five-story headquarters Monday - that includes a lot of wood paneling, its elephant logo, endless snack drawers, mid-century modern furniture and whiteboards for taking notes and slashes of color - in the growing Redwood City tech hub where Box Inc. has plans to move into soon. Also available at the company that creates note-taking apps are training programs like Evernote Academy, which allows employees to take courses in management, cool courses like sausage- or Bloody Mary-making and even English courses.

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  18. Former NASCAR mechanic's social media app raises $100MRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Business Journal

    Banjo, a Redwood City, California, company that lets companies analyze social media based on time and location, has joined the parade of young tech companies disclosing mega-rounds of venture capital financing with a $100 million funding. The Series C round was led by SoftBank, alongside BlueRun Ventures.

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  19. Green-energy company moves back to Sacramento, setting up shop on R StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Propel Fuels will occupy about 4,000 square feet at 1815 19th St. The space most recently was used by the performance venue Witch Room. Before that it was the retail and restaurant space Bows and Arrows.

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  20. Sobrato to build major office project in East Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    The corner at Donahoe Street and University Avenue is a gateway intersection in East Palo Alto and leads to Facebook in Menlo Park. The Bay Area's current commercial development boom has so far left out East Palo Alto, historically the region's least prosperous city.

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