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South Bay Politician Wants To Consider Desalinating Water Despite Environmental Concerns

Despite environmental concerns, the president of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors says cities and counties should seriously consider using desalination technology to supply desperately needed drinking water.

04/06/2015

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San Francisco CEO Advises Tech Students To Gravitate To Great Projects

Bret Taylor, Co-Founder and CEO of San Francisco start-up Quip, was formerly CTO of Facebook and co-creator of Google Maps and Google Maps API.

04/06/2015

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Director Of Nursing Program Encourages Graduate Education In San Francisco

Like the tech boom, there’s also a hospital building boom in San Francisco. The latest example is the expansion of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

04/06/2015

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Bay Area Rapper ‘Luzion’ Arrested On Human Trafficking Charges After San Rafael Traffic Stop

A Bay Area rap artist has been arrested on human trafficking charges.

04/05/2015

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5 Foot Races In The Bay Area To Take On

If your feet are itching to run, you just may be in the best place on earth to satisfy the urge. Whether you want a marathon, fun run, trail, an obstacle course or even a triathlon, they all are here in the Bay Area.

04/02/2015

A flat tire on a Mercury Villager van. (Wikimedia Commons)

Unemployed, Single Mom Having A Terrible Day Posts Thank You Letter Hoping Kind Stranger Who Fixed Her Tire Sees It

I’m a single Mother with two kids and I just recently moved to Cali to pursue a new job opportunity, I was in the Bay Area for a job interview and on the way back home I had a blow out but luckily I was able to pull off the road, I was on the verge of tears…

04/01/2015

Tomatoes at the Harvest Festival. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Should I Change What I Plant In The Garden This Year Because Of The Drought?

Hands down, tomatoes are absolutely the most popular home-grown vegetable. And for me, tomatoes can also be the most frustrating, especially the past two years!

04/01/2015

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Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Hits East Bay Near San Pablo

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.7 earthquake has struck in the East Bay.

04/01/2015

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of April 5th-April 12th

Poetry slam, best spots for wildflowers, baseball is back, and kites are just some of the (often free) things you can do in the Bay Area this week!

03/31/2015

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40 MPH Wind Gusts Possible For Bay Area As Cold Front Approaches

So hold onto your hat and/or use an extra pump of hairspray. It’s going to be a windy Tuesday.

03/30/2015

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