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Notorious South Bay Highway Set For Facelift

One of the worst roads in the Bay Area is, at long last, about to get some attention. And, it won’t be your “traditional” paving project. A 2-mile stretch of the south San Jose roadway known as the Monterey Highway is about to get some much needed attention.


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California Offers Drivers Limited Amnesty For Unpaid Tickets

California drivers are being offered a discount on unpaid traffic tickets in a program designed to help both drivers and the cash-strapped judicial system


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PG&E Plans to Replace 1,200 Miles Of Notoriously Leaky Plastic Pipes

There was no early indication regarding cost, but it was expected that the company would seek a rate increase to cover it.


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Treacherous Oakland Hills Roads Hinder Firefighters

There have been many firefighting improvements since a deadly firestorm ripped through the hills of Berkeley and Oakland 20 years ago next week. But, firefighters can’t do much about the hills themselves, forcing them to navigate dangerous roads whenever flames break out.


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New Bill Would Force CPUC To Follow Pipeline Safety Guidelines

The California Public Utilities Commission could soon be under more pressure to address pipeline safety issues in the wake of a number of natural gas explosions. A new bill introduced by Assemblymen Paul Fong and Jerry Hill would require mandatory implementation of NTSB safety recommendations.


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San Jose Hosts Weeklong Online Security Summit

How cyber-safe is your family or small business? That’s one of the questions that Internet security experts addressed at a Cyber Security Summit at San Jose City Hall.


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Tech Report: Kickstarter Marks Millionth Backer

Only a year after it was created, the online crowd funding source Kickstarter has signed up its millionth member. This is astronomical growth for a new company.


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Californias’ Support Of Initiative Process Slips

A new California Field Poll shows that while ballot propositions are declining in popularity, most voters still don’t want to turn their initiative power over to politicians.


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Tech Report: Bugs Haunt Apple New iOS 5 Users

Users of Apple Inc.’s new iOS5 operating system are reporting a number of problems with the new system, which became available Wednesday as a free update for the iPhone 4 and 3GS, both iPad models and later versions of the iPod Touch.



Power Plant Construction Brings Jobs To Hayward

Construction on the Bay Area’s newest natural gas power plant is underway in Hayward, and a celebration was held on Wednesday to honor those who have been working on the project.


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