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Drone in Flight

SJPD’s New Drone Program Hovers Closer To Reality As Vote Looms

The San Jose City Council is expected to give the Police Department’s proposed one-year drone pilot program the green light…

08/11/2015

Men participate in the apprenticeship program through the Cypress Mandela Training Center. (CBS)

East Bay Apprenticeship Program Turns 90% Of Enrolled Gang Members Into Employed Ex-Gang Members

A program in Richmond and Oakland worked so well, people in Union City called to ask for the same treatment.

05/25/2015

Larkin Street Youth Services helps bring in teens off the streets. (LarkinStreetYouth.org)

5-Year, $2M Fundraising Effort Boosts Tenderloin Center For SF’s Homeless Youth

San Francisco’s non-profit Larkin Street Youth services, dedicated to helping homeless youth, has opened a new, consolidated service hub in the Tenderloin.

04/22/2015

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Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of Landfills

A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.

03/22/2015

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Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices

The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.

09/12/2014

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Santa Rosa Police Unveil Most Wanted Offenders Program

Santa Rosa police Wednesday unveiled a new Most Wanted Offenders program.

05/07/2014

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What’s On YouTube? ‘YouTube Nation’ Lets You Know

San Bruno-based YouTube brings new, trending & yet-to-be-discovered content online…

01/13/2014

PayPal

PayPal Testing Facial Recognition Program To Verify Mobile Payments

Recently kicking off in London borough Richmond upon Thames, the test includes 12 different merchants set up to accept PayPal payments, according to the company.

08/08/2013

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California Schools Misappropriated Millions Of Dollars Intended For Low-Income Student Meals

State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.

02/06/2013

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HealthWatch: School Lunches To Have More Veggies, Whole Grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings—including the always popular pizza—will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

01/25/2012

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