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  1. Tesla sets record for delivery of vehicles in a quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Tesla delivered a record-setting number of vehicles during its second quarter of 2015 that ended in June, the company disclosed Thursday in a regulatory filing. Palo Alto-based Tesla said it delivered 11,507 vehicles during the April-through-June period, according to an official company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  2. Drought keeps Bay Area beaches cleaner, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Inside Bay Area

    California's drought has a silver lining: Water is cleaner at beaches all over the state because there's little pollution runoff, according to a new report released Wednesday. And Bay Area ocean beaches are even cleaner than the state average, with 41 of 42 of ocean locations in Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties receiving A or B grades.

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  3. Drought keeps Bay Area beaches clean, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Inside Bay Area

    California's drought has a silver lining: Water is cleaner at beaches all over the state because there's little pollution runoff, according to a new report released Wednesday. And Bay Area ocean beaches are even cleaner than the state average, with 41 of 42 of ocean locations in Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties receiving A or B grades.

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  4. California auto dealers lawsuit contends TrueCar violates sales lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The California New Car Dealers Association filed a lawsuit against the fast-growing TrueCar auto sales service, claiming the Santa Monica company violates various laws that govern car sales in the state. In the suit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, the dealer group claimed that TrueCar acts as a dealer and broker in car sales transactions but doesn't have the proper licensing for the business.

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  5. Vaccine exemptions: California Senate overwhelmingly passes SB 277, abolishing most opt-outsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A controversial bill that abolishes "personal belief exemptions" for vaccinations won overwhelming approval in the California Senate on Thursday, bolstering supporters' hopes that it will also clear the Assembly and be signed into law. The measure by Democratic Sens. Richard Pan, of Sacramento, and Ben Allen, of Santa Monica -- introduced after a outbreak of measles in December at Disneyland sickened 136 Californians -- passed 25-10 after the two senators agreed to compromises aimed at easing its passage.

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  6. California Assembly panel rejects soda-tax proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A legislative panel on Tuesday rejected a California soda tax, the latest loss for public health advocates seeking to cut down sugar consumption. The legislation would have added an extra 2-cents-per-ounce charge for sugar-sweetened beverages including soda and certain fruit and energy drinks to pay for public health programs.

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  7. Uber and Lyft face legal testRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Patrick Cotter, who worked for social media titan Facebook, and Tadj Correia, a Santa Monica actor, are prototypical drivers for Uber and Lyft, moonlighting for the ridesharing services to boost their bank accounts. But scratch the surface, and both Cotter and Correia represent something else to a booming sector of the new tech economy -- a dark cloud over the very business model that has propelled a seemingly simple smartphone app service such as Uber into a Silicon Valley colossus now valued at more than $40 billion.

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  8. Mall operator Simon Property raises bid for rival Macerich to $16.8BRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Mall operator Simon Property boosted its hostile bid for rival Macerich by 5 percent to $16.8 billion and said it will be its best and final offer. Simon said Friday that it is now offering to pay $95.50 per share for Macerich, up from its previous offer of $91 per share.

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  9. Mall operator Simon Property raises bid for rival Macerich to $16.8BRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Mall operator Simon Property boosted its hostile bid for rival Macerich by 5 percent to $16.8 billion and said it will be its best and final offer. Simon said Friday that it is now offering to pay $95.50 per share for Macerich, up from its previous offer of $91 per share.

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  10. Harrison Ford plane crash: new details releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    In this March 6, 2015 file photo, firefighters and an aviation official remove the 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR plane that crashed onto a golf course and was piloted by US actor Harrison Ford in Venice, California. Harrison Ford's airplane suffered engine failure shortly after take-off, forcing him to perform a swift U-turn before hitting a tree and crashing onto a golf course, investigators said March 10, 2015.

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  11. L.A. tech conference billboard urges Silicon Valley to take a breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    One of Southern California's biggest tech conferences is telling Silicon Valley to shut down for a couple of days and take a stroll on Silicon Beach. Last week, the Montgomery Summit unveiled a road-sign-like billboard in San Francisco that says Silicon Valley will be closed March 10 and 11 and that travelers should flip around 380 miles south to Santa Monica for the conference those days.

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  12. 'Birdman' scores at Spirit Awards; Michael Keaton wins best actorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A day before it may soar at the Oscars, "Birdman" spread its wings at the 30th Independent Film Spirit Awards, winning best picture, best actor for Michael Keaton and best cinematography. The elegantly stitched together backstage comedy came away the big winner at the annual pre-Oscars afternoon celebration of independent film on Saturday.

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  13. Elon Musk: China 'irrelevant' to Tesla results, Model X to spur 2015 growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    In this Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 photo, shoppers check out the Tesla model S at the Tesla showroom at the the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif. Today: Tesla Motors misses earnings estimates for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014, but promises large strides in 2015 with the introduction of the Model X. Tesla Motors hit the finish line for 2014 far behind expectations, but the Palo Alto electric car maker predicted that the arrival of the Model X will speed its growth this year.

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  14. Biz Break: Tesla misses, but says 2015 will be betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    In this Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 photo, shoppers check out the Tesla model S at the Tesla showroom at the the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif. Today: Tesla Motors misses earnings estimates for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014, but promises large strides in 2015 with the introduction of the Model X. Tesla Motors hit the finish line for 2014 far behind expectations, but the Palo Alto electric car maker predicted that the arrival of the Model X will speed its growth in 2015.

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  15. Drought? That was January; here comes the February floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Craig Anthony cradled two iPhones in the palm of his hand, conspicuously ignoring the weather apps on each one. A few feet away, men wielding high-pressure air hoses pulverized every remaining drop of moisture on his supercharged silver Honda Element at Pacific Car Wash in downtown San Jose on Thursday.

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  16. Startup investment boom may be threatened by wobbly Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Some entrepreneurs looking for startup funding got a wad of money near the end of last year, but there are concerns the boom may not last. Startup iFunding is a beneficiary of the surge.

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  17. Election 2014: Low turnout -- but huge cost -- for last year's ballot measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Last November's election was a sleepy, low-turnout affair, but don't think it wasn't costly: The health and insurance industries spent about $114 million to kill a pair of ballot measures that would have hurt their bottom lines -- and, they say, patients and consumers. Campaign finance reports filed this week show the committees opposing Proposition 45 -- which would have given the state's elected insurance commissioner authority to veto unwarranted health insurance rate hikes -- spent about $56 million against the measure.

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  18. Californians finding their 'waze' to once-hidden streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    When the people whose houses hug the narrow corridor of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year or so ago, they were baffled. When word spread that the explosively popular new smartphone app Waze was sending many of those cars through their neighborhood in a quest to shave five minutes off a daily rush-hour commute, they were angry and ready to fight back.

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  19. AutoNation is shifting to an online storefront with no-haggle pricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    AutoNation, the largest U.S. retailer of new cars, is abandoning old-school haggling in favor of an online storefront and set pricing on new and used cars. The move is the latest sign that consumers, empowered by a torrent of online data, are demanding a simpler, more efficient process for one of their most important purchases -- along with a fair deal.

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  20. Watchdog calls for tighter regulation on foster care prescriber relationships with drug companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Scrutiny of doctors who prescribe psychotropic drugs to California foster children intensified Monday, with growing calls for regulators to consider whether financial relationships with pharmaceutical companies may be driving the excessive use of medication. The outcry came from a leading consumer advocacy group as lawmakers stepped up their efforts to rein in reckless prescribing and the California Medical Board vowed to widen its investigation in response to this newspaper's ongoing series "Drugging Our Kids."

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