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Matt Bigler

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2016 Bay Area Super Bowl Organizers Already Working On Big Game Plans

In two years, the Bay Area will play host to Super Bowl L. Organizers are already hard at work for the 2016 contest and hope to incorporate lessons learned from this year’s festivities.

02/03/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Marks 10th Birthday, Will It Last Another Decade?

Facebook will mark 10 years since its creation Tuesday, and despite an estimated 1.2 billion friends and $153 billion market cap there are plenty of folks eager to predict the end for the social giant.

02/03/2014

Space Shuttle Columbia Final Launch 1/16/2003 (Credit: NASA)

NASA Ames Observes ‘Day Of Remembrance’ For Astronauts’ Sacrifices

Flags flew at half-staff on Friday at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View as the space agency honored the astronauts who have made the ultimate sacrifice. It is an annual “Day of Remembrance.”

01/31/2014

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's office is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a copper wire theft that occurred early Thursday morning at a San Jose VTA station. (Santa Clara Sheriff/VTA)

Sheriff Hoping Social Media Helps Catch VTA Copper Thieves

Copper thieves have struck once again in the Bay Area, this time ripping out copper wiring from a VTA light rail train station in San Jose, but this time authorities have taken to social media to try and catch the thief.

01/31/2014

A fire burns at the Sims recycling plant in Redwood City on December 17, 2013. (CBS)

Redwood City Scrap Metal Fire Appears To Be Work Of Arsonist

Although the investigation is ongoing, police said it appears the fire at Sims Metal Management in December was intentionally set.

01/30/2014

Water levels are low at the San Luis Reservoir, near Los Banos, California on March 11, 2009. (Robyn Beck / Getty Images)

17 California Communities In Danger Of Running Out Of Water In 4 Months

As the drought in California continues, 17 communities throughout the state could run out of water within 60 to 120 days, state officials said.

01/29/2014

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Lack Of Rainfall A Life And Death Matter For Wildlife Creeping Into Backyards

The state-wide drought is not just impacting humans. Wildlife Emergency Services in Moss Landing says they’re getting some out of the ordinary phone calls about wild animals venturing into urban areas in a desperate search for food and water.

01/27/2014

A screen image of the Candy Crush Saga game. (King)

Maker Of Candy Crush Saga App Trademarks The Word ‘Candy’

The maker of Candy Crush Saga, one of the most popular apps across Facebook and on mobile devices, has obtained a trademark from the European Union for the word “Candy.”

01/22/2014

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Santa Cruz Man Arrested On Child Porn Charge

Police in Santa Cruz arrested a man Monday on suspicion of possessing child pornography after finding many images in his home of children as young as toddler age engaged in sexual activity.

01/22/2014

Passengers board the MLK Jr. 'Freedom Train' at San Jose Diridon train station, January 20, 2014. (CBS)

Bay Area MLK Freedom Train Will Ride At Least One More Year

The “Freedom Train” from San Jose to San Francisco commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a civil rights march will ride again next year as enough people came forward at the last minute to purchase tickets.

01/20/2014

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