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  1. KaloBios fires embattled pharmaceutical exec Martin ShkreliRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    In barely 24 hours, Martin Shkreli went from an egotistical pharmaceutical boy wonder running two small drug developers and live-streaming his daily activities to unemployed and facing securities fraud charges that could land him in prison for years. South San Francisco-based KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, one of Shkreli's companies, said Monday in a statement that it had terminated Shkreli as its CEO last Thursday and that he resigned from its board of directors then.

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  2. Happy Wanderer: For a holiday treat, try Fairmont's Tonga RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Three tiki huts, two litchi nuts and a lava bowl, the "nectar of the gods." "The 12 Days of Christmas" never sounded so seductive.

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  3. South San Francisco: Motorist dies in crash exiting Highway 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Cupertino Courier

    One person died when a speeding truck exiting Highway 101 collided with fence and a tree then burst into flames, Union Pacific Railroad officials reported. Shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, a Dodge Ram pickup truck going about 100 mph exited the freeway near East Grand Avenue, spokesman Francisco Castillo said.

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  4. Martin Shkreli resigns as Turing CEO after arrest, but not from KaloBiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive arrested Thursday on charges of securities fraud related to a company he previously ran, has resigned as the head of one of the companies he now runs, Turing Pharmaceuticals. He's being replaced on an interim basis by Ron Tilles, who has been chairman of Turing's board of directors since the company was founded late last year.

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  5. FDA approves Genentech drug for advanced lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved an experimental Genetech drug for patients with a certain type of lung cancer who have few other options. Alecensa was approved for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer with a mutation in a gene called ALK who have relapsed after treatment with Pfizer Inc.'s Xalkori or who could not tolerate that drug.

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  6. FDA approves Genentech drug for advanced lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved an experimental Genetech drug for patients with a certain type of lung cancer who have few other options. Alecensa was approved for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer with a mutation in a gene called ALK who have relapsed after treatment with Pfizer Inc.'s Xalkori or who could not tolerate that drug.

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  7. South San Francisco: Police investigate attempted residential burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police in South San Francisco are investigating a Thursday attempted residential burglary after officers came across two suspicious individuals in the driveway of a residence. Officers were conducting surveillance in the Buri Buri and Promenade neighborhoods in response to a rash of residential burglaries in the area.

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  8. New biotech HQ coming to Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Despite the city's planned zoning changes in the bayfront area, the historically industrial section of Menlo Park remains a hub for biotechnology companies. Adicet Bio Inc., a small biotech firm currently operating in South San Francisco, received permission Monday from the Planning Commission to move its headquarters to 200 Constitution Drive, which is part of the M-2 area where new land use rules are being crafted.

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  9. Menlo Park: New biotech HQ coming to bayfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Despite the city's planned zoning changes in the bayfront area, the historically industrial section of Menlo Park remains a hub for biotechnology companies. Adicet Bio Inc., a small biotech firm currently operating in South San Francisco, received permission Monday from the Planning Commission to move its headquarters to 200 Constitution Drive, which is part of the M-2 area where new land use rules are being crafted.

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  10. John Horgan: Rent control? What about help for the buyers/owners?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Over the past year or two, pressure from those who rent places to live on the pricey Peninsula, along with their activist friends, has been growing. There is a popular mantra that cries out for fairness as rental costs soar in a rising property market that shows few signs of abating.

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  11. Former A's radio-TV voice on ballot for Frick AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Al Helfer, who called A's games on radio and television during the team's first two seasons in Oakland, is one of 10 finalists for the broadcasters' wing at the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Helfer, who died in 1975, partnered with longtime A's broadcaster Monte Moore on KNBR radio and KBHK-TV in 1968-69 before being replaced by Harry Caray in 1970.

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  12. AB InBev, Molson Coors defend merger in Senate hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The $107 billion mega-merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller was challenged in a Senate hearing Tuesday morning, as senators and beer industry experts raised concerns about its potential impact on craft brewers and independent wholesalers. AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito and Molson Coors CEO Mark Hunter -- appearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights -- defended the tentative deal as having no negative effect on U.S. beer drinkers, wholesalers or competitors.

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  13. Raiders' Walford takes old-school approach to tight endRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A rookie third-round draft choice from Miami, Walford's view of the position is more along the lines of Mike Ditka and Dave Casper than Shannon Sharpe and Tony Gonzalez. "I feel like that's an insult if someone says I'm a receiving tight end, because I can do both," Walford said Tuesday.

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  14. Auto safety ratings to include collision prevention systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The government on Tuesday announced plans to update its safety rating system for new cars and trucks to include whether the vehicle has technology to avoid crashes, in addition to how well it protects occupants in accidents. The 5-star rating system now uses crash tests to assess how well people inside are shielded from injury or death in front, side and rollover crashes.

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  15. Southwest restoring Oakland-Reno flights, adding St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Starting June 5, Southwest Airlines will introduce nonstop flights from Oakland International Airport to a new destination, St. Louis, and an old favorite, Reno. "Every time I'm in Oakland or Reno I'd hear over and over again, 'please bring back Reno/Oakland service,' " Dave Harley, senior director of strategic planning for Southwest, told the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

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  16. Gilroy Mayor Don Gage, former county supervisor, announces resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Don Gage, a longtime South County elected official whose resume includes two stints as Gilroy mayor and over a decade as a Santa Clara County supervisor, announced his resignation Monday evening. Gage, who has one year left on his current mayoral term, shared the decision at a city council meeting, to the surprise of many in the chambers.

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  17. Steve Kerr helped get Olson's Arizona program off the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Ken Burmeister was an assistant to Arizona coach Lute Olson when he recruited Steve Kerr out of Pacific Palisades more than 30 years ago. Burmeister is not surprised by Kerr's success as coach of the NBA champion Warriors, but doesn't pretend he saw all that potential back then.

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  18. Amazon's Prime customers can buy Showtime, Starz now tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Amazon is beefing up Prime by letting customers of the $99-a-year loyalty service buy access to the premium TV channels Showtime and Starz. Those channels will each cost an additional $9 a month.

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  19. Review: 'Heart of the Sea' a solid return to Moby-Dick legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The director knows as much as anyone alive about telling classically American stories through film. He hung around Andy Griffith and the Disney studios as a child.

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  20. Detractors say opposition to proposed S.F. Warriors arena is growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    While the Golden State Warriors continue to defeat their opponents on the court this season, a new poll commissioned by opponents of the Warriors' proposed stadium in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood shows increasing public opposition to the plan. The new poll released Monday, commissioned by the Mission Bay Coalition and conducted by EDC Research, found that fewer than half of the 540 registered voters polled supported development of the proposed arena and commercial buildings at Third and 16th streets.

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