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A contact lens with embedded circuitry designed to monitor glucose levels of diabetes patients. (Google)

Google Teams Up With Swiss Firm To Develop Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics, Visually Impaired

Google takes a giant step forward in bringing its smart contact lens technology to the masses by partnering with a Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans to use the lens to improve vision and monitor health conditions.

07/15/2014

Crews working on the Interstate Highway 280 retrofit Memorial Day weekend. (CBS SF)

Crews Finish I-280 Construction Project Ahead Of Schedule

A portion of Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reopened Sunday evening after being closed for construction during the holiday weekend, Caltrans officials said.

07/06/2014

Golden Gate Bridge (Credit, Meghan Ross)

$76 Million Golden Gate Bridge Suicide-Barrier Net Will Likely Be Approved Friday

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District board votes Friday on a $76 million project to install a safety net on both sides of the bridge to prevent suicides.

06/23/2014

Jamie Foxx of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in Mountain View for "Hands On Bay Area" Habitat Rehabilitation (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Cast of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Saves Bay Area Wildlife From Extinction

Along with a group of volunteers, the movie’s cast helped rescue Bay Area wildlife…

04/22/2014

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California Sues Everyone Over Funding Of High-Speed Rail

The State of California has filed a civil case against anyone willing to challenge $8.6 Billion in voter-approved bonds for the high-speed rail project.

03/28/2013

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Menlo Park Planning Commission Backs Facebook’s Expansion Plans

The new office park would be on the west side of the Bayfront Expressway, and linked to Facebook’s main campus by a tunnel. An estimated 2,900 employees would work at the new location.

02/26/2013

CA high speed rail

Melissa Griffin: California High-Speed Rail Funding Approved

On Friday the State Senate endorsed an $8 billion dollar package for high speed rail. Not everyone is excited about it.

07/09/2012

A truck at the construction site at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on Bascom Ave. in San Jose. (CBS)

South Bay Medical Center Gets Permission To Move Recently Found Graves

A judge has given Santa Clara County permission to remove around 100 bodies from a forgotten cemetery discovered during construction at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, county officials said Friday.

05/18/2012

The SMART Train would provide service between Larkspur and Cloverdale. (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit)

Bay Area Companies Selected For Construction Of SMART System

The project is expected to create a thousand local jobs.

02/11/2012

A crane begins hoisting the final section of the new Bay Bridge suspension span, October 28, 2011. (CBS)

New Bay Bridge Span Expected To Open Labor Day 2013

Cars will start rolling across the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge during Labor Day weekend in 2013, Caltrans officials said Wednesday.

02/09/2012

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