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  1. Man gets prison time for $100 million scheme involving metro Atlanta propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Business Journal

    Eric Campbell was sentenced Tuesday to four years and nine months in prison for operating a $100 million surety bond fraud scheme that involved properties in metro Atlanta. According to Acting U.S. Attorney John Horn , the charges and other information presented in court: From August 2012 until July 2013, Campbell, of Orange Park, Fla., used several corporations to sell fraudulent surety bonds on construction projects.

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  2. Palo Alto moves toward office cap - with a big exceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Business Journal

    On Monday, the Palo Alto City Council directed staff to study a cap on new office development of 50,000 square feet annually - but only in the University Avenue , California Avenue and El Camino Real districts. Here, shoppers stroll along California Avenue.

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  3. This startup will help you find parking, get around traffic in Los GatosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Business Journal

    Left to right: Anthony Laskovski, co-founder and vice president of engineering operations at VIMOC Technologies; Jake Loewenheim, vice president of business development; and Tarik Hammadou, co-founder and CEO. They're showing off the company's sensors, which they're installing in Los Gatos.

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  4. Medtronic invests in diabetes-management tech startup GlookoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Business Journal

    Medical-device maker Medtronic has joined in a $16.5 million round of financing for Glooko, a startup that makes a mobile app and hardware for diabetes management. Palo Alto, Calif.-based Glooko developed a cable that can extract data from glucose meters and transfer it to an app, which then sorts, analyzes and graphs information.

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  5. Groupon expands its top executive roster in two key areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Business Journal

    As Groupon continues to grow its vast array on online deals, so too does the Chicago-based company continue to expand its executive ranks. Groupon added two new senior executives this week - Carol Campagnolo as senior vice president of human resources and Jay Sullivan as senior vice president of consumer product.

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  6. Blue Bottle Coffee expands into PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Business Journal

    The Oakland-based coffee chain enjoys a cult following in the Bay Area. Its newest store is opening this week in Palo Alto, inside HanaHause at the historic Varsity Theater on University Ave. HanaHaus is a cafe and community workspace founded by software company SAP Chairman and founder Hasso Plattner .

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  7. Tibco sells Stanford Research Park campus for $330 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Business Journal

    When Vista Equity Partners bought Tibco Software Inc. last fall , it acquired not only a data-crunching tech powerhouse. It also bought some of the most valuable real estate in Silicon Valley: Four buildings on 16 acres in Palo Alto's red-hot Stanford Research Park.

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  8. Tibco sells Stanford Research Park campus for $330 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Business Journal

    When Vista Equity Partners bought Tibco Software Inc. last fall , it acquired not only a data-crunching tech powerhouse. It also bought some of the most valuable real estate in Silicon Valley: Four buildings on 16 acres in Palo Alto's red-hot Stanford Research Park.

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  9. Santa Clara County, East Bay enjoy strong growth in jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Business Journal

    Santa Clara County and the whole Bay Area have seen huge improvements in the job market, according to new numbers from California's Employment Development Department . "This was a blowout report," Stephen Levy , director of the Palo Alto-based Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy, told the San Jose Mercury News in a Wednesday article .

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  10. Varian Medical Systems adding 100 jobs in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Business Journal

    The Palo Alto, Calif.-based maker of medical devices and software for treating cancer and supplier of X-ray imaging components expects the expansion at 3290 Northside Parkway will be ready for occupancy in November. It also plans to use the center as its East Coast hub.

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  11. Bridge Bank sold to Western Alliance Bancorp for $425 million amid Bay Area boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Business Journal

    Bridge Bank CEO Dan Myers said Monday that his bank has agreed to be sold to Western Alliance Bancorporation in a $425 million stock-and-cash deal. The deal's timing reflects striking while the iron is hot.

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  12. Tesla charges into market with Independence locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Business Journal

    The high-end electric carmaker has been issued several building permits for the location at 9140 E. Independence Blvd., a former Mercury and Lincoln car dealership, according to Mecklenburg County filings. The 26,000-square-foot building received a temporary certificate of occupancy last week.

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  13. Home of the Day: Desirable Lane Woods Home on Extra-Large LotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Business Journal

    Home of the Day is presented by the Silicon Valley Business Journal with Pacific Union and Christie's International Real Estate. This is your invitation to view some of San Jose's most-luxurious properties.

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  14. Burlingame Point office site sells to Asian investment group for $48MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Business Journal

    The deal sets the stage for nearly 800,000 square feet of office space to rise on the edge of the San Francisco Bay. In a deal that will bring new international companies to the north Peninsula, an Asia-focused investment group has closed on Burlingame Point - one of the largest approved office development sites in the region.

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  15. Essex snaps up San Mateo's Station Park Green for $67MRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Business Journal

    It's a shuttered Kmart for now, but Essex Property Trust's purchase of the Station Park Green development site means a whole new community will soon spring up. Essex Property Trust isn't wasting any time after acquiring one of the largest apartment development sites on the Peninsula: Station Park Green in San Mateo.

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  16. Tesla Motors to open Charlotte sales and service centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Business Journal

    The high-end electric carmaker has been issued several building permits for the location at 9140 E. Independence Blvd., a former Mercury and Lincoln car dealership, according to Mecklenburg County filings. The 26,000-square-foot building received a temporary certificate of occupancy last week.

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  17. Technology will be the star of the show at One Spark 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Business Journal

    With 127 projects registered under the technology heading, the category will be among the most competitive at this year's One Spark. Registration for the third incarnation of the Jacksonville innovation festival, April 7-12, has closed, with 555 projects in six areas of focus, the One Spark organization announced today.

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  18. Ex-partner sues Houston law firm, alleges discrimination, soliciting prostitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    John Carey, a former partner at the Palo Alto office of Houston-based Patterson & Sheridan LLP, one of Houston's top-five intellectual property firms, has filed a lawsuit against the Houston firm claiming disability discrimination, among other unlawful behavior. A former partner in the Palo Alto, California, office of Houston-based intellectual property law firm Patterson & Sheridan LLP has filed a lawsuit against the entire firm, claiming disability discrimination, as well as other allegations, including soliciting prostitutes at the Palo Alto office during business hours.

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  19. LinkedIn co-founder joins Rallypoint board as military social network surpasses 500K membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    RallyPoint , a military social network based in Watertown, said Tuesday that it added one of the co-founders of business social networking site LinkedIn to its board of directors. The startup said LinkedIn co-founder Konstantin Guericke joined the board recently.

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  20. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings pledges $2 million to Rocketship EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Reed Hastings, chief executive officer of Netflix, has pledged to give $2 million to support Rocketship Education's Bay Area Growth. Netflix Inc. CEO Reed Hastings is giving $2 million to the Palo Alto-based nonprofit Rocketship Education to support its Bay Area growth, he announced today.

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