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BeBop Sensor in a skull cap. (CBS)

Berkeley Company Unveils Top-Secret Fabric That Makes Smart Technology Wearable

Wearable smart technology can transform ordinary clothes into the kind of attire fit for a James Bond movie. Berkeley-based BeBop Sensors unveiled a new fabric Monday, that is so intelligent, they kept it top-secret.

10/28/2014

will.i.am unveils his smartwatch in San Francisco. (CBS)

Performer will.i.am Unveils Smartwatch At San Francisco Dreamforce Conference

Performer will.i.am unveiled a wearable device that can make calls, email, text, and stream music at the Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Walnut Creek Parking Meters

Walnut Creek Parking Meter Glitch Fixed After Malfunction Produced Unwarranted Tickets

A glitch found in some new downtown Walnut Creek parking meters that left at least 100 drivers with unwarranted parking tickets has been fixed.

09/12/2014

A rare chimera redwood tree sits next to railroad tracks in Cotati. (CBS)

Rare Chimera Redwood Tree Finds New Home In Cotati

The fate of a rare redwood tree in Cotati has been decided after the SMART agency agreed on a new location near the city’s new rail station.

06/25/2014

A smart hearing aid. (CBS)

Hearing Aids Getting Smaller, Smarter With New Technology

As baby boomers age, smartphone technology is making way for smarter hearing aids.

06/04/2014

Sergey Brin (C), co-founder of Google appears at the keynote with the Google Glass. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

Google Holding Contest For Right To Buy New Internet Glasses

Google is giving a few more people a chance to pay $1,500 for a pair of the Internet-connected glasses that the company is touting as the next breakthrough in mobile computing.

02/20/2013

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

Contract Awarded For 1st Phase Of North Bay SMART Train

The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District board unanimously approved a $103 million contract Monday for the construction of the rail project between Santa Rosa and San Rafael.

01/09/2012

powerlines

Bay Area To Lead The Way In Smart Electrical Grid Technology

Making our electricity grid smarter was the subject of a meeting at San Jose City Hall Wednesday. Experts say the Bay Area is poised to take the lead when it comes to smart grid technologies.

10/26/2011

Charles McGlashan, Marin County Supervisor

Marin County Supervisor Charles McGlashan Dies Of Heart Attack

Marin County Supervisor Charles McGlashan died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while on a ski trip in Lake Tahoe, Marin County Administrator Matthew Hymel announced today.

CBS San Francisco–03/28/2011

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