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Matt Bigler

U.S. Marine veteran Reese Levasseur at a job fair at NASA Ames in Mountain View, May 29, 2014. (CBS)

NASA Ames Job Fair Helps Wounded Warriors Find High-Tech Work

Hundreds of veterans turned out at a major job fair in Silicon Valley on Thursday, where many high-tech employers were looking to hire former military members.

05/29/2014

The mystery cash dropper tweets his first hint in San Jose Wednesday morning. (@HiddenCash/Twitter)

First San Jose Winner Finds Money Left By Mystery ‘Hidden Cash’ Dropper

The anonymous cash dropper has been leaving envelopes filled with cash across the Bay Area over the last week, what he calls a social experiment for good.

05/28/2014

Salinas riots turn violent after man is fatally shot and an officer is hit in the head.

Man Shot And Killed In Salinas During Protest Of Previous Officer-Involved Shooting, Feds To Investigate

A 23-year-old Salinas man was shot to death late Wednesday during a demonstration where people threw bottles and other objects at police and emergency staff, injuring an officer trying to save the man, police said Thursday.

05/22/2014

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Santa Cruz First County In State To Ban Fracking

Santa Cruz is the first county in California to pass an anti-fracking ordinance that prohibits the controversial oil-drilling method.

05/21/2014

(photo courtesy Bryman College's website)

School’s Out For San Jose Medical School After Being Served Eviction Notice

There were no classes Tuesday at a Bryman College in San Jose after the medical school was served with an eviction notice. Students who paid hefty tuition appear to have been left in the lurch by the sudden development.

05/20/2014

Zanker Road landfill (photo credit: Matt Bigler)

Limited Access To Water, High Winds Hampered San Jose Fire Crews At Landfill Fire

Fire officials are investigating the cause of three-alarm fire on Sunday that broke out at the Zanker Road Landfill where large amount of burning wood chips sent up plumes of brown and white smoke that could be seen for miles.

05/12/2014

First Feeding for Clara the falcon's first two eyasses or baby falcons on top of San Jose City Hall. (Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group)

Falcon Watching Goes High-Tech Atop San Jose City Hall

Bird watching is going high-tech this year in San Jose. Bird expert Glen Stewart wore a mini GoPro cam on his helmet as he rappelled down the side of city hall for the annual banding of four peregrine falcon chicks.

05/02/2014

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Santa Clara County Supervisors Consider Restaurant Report Cards

Restaurants in Santa Clara County could soon be required to display color-coded scorecards showing patrons their history of health violations.

04/29/2014

An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower on August 27, 2012 after a US court fined the South Korean firm 1.05 billion USD for breaching Apple's patents. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Closing Arguments In Apple-Samsung Patent Infringement Case Delayed

A federal court in Silicon Valley has delayed closing arguments in the Apple vs. Samsung trial, but the case involving patent infringement claims is expected to end this week.

04/28/2014

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3D Printed Housing Units For Homeless Discussed At Silicon Valley Innovation Forum

San Jose City Hall was bursting with big ideas Friday as dozens gathered for a social innovation forum, where micro, 3D-printed housing units for homeless people gained some traction as a potential solution.

04/25/2014

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