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[15 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
California’s critical water cycle out of balance for state’s farmers With extreme drought conditions persisting throughout the state, Central California — known as the “Food Basket of the World” — is seeing fallow fields, sinking ground and livelihoods threatened.

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[10 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
A face behind San Francisco’s gentrification problem Benito Santiago, 63, is one of an increasing number of seniors facing rising rents and eviction under the Ellis Act — a state law that enables speculators to buy property hoping to flip it into an easy profit.

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[9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
SPECIAL REPORT – Leaded gas: A toxic tale “Leaded Gas: A Toxic Tale” is an adaptation of an award-winning print article that tells the story of how major corporate interests turned a blind eye to health risks from leaded gasoline from the 1920s through 1980s.

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[9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Slowed by time, ‘Tita Nelly’ inspires others to fight for South Bay’s Filipino workers Even in ailing health, Nelly Gonzales is a mainstay of the Pilipino Association for Workers and Immigrants, serving as a role model for younger activists.

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[8 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Bay Area celebrates 20th annual Bike to Work Day Tens of thousands of commuters donned helmets and ditched cars Thursday to commute by bike for the 20th annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.

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[8 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Shutterfly targets mothers with brand marketing strategy A closer look at how the Redwood City-based photo finishing retailer markets itself, particularly to mothers, known as the “chief information officer” of households.

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[6 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Debating the motivations behind institutional philanthropy Institutional philanthropy was recently the center of an onstage conversation between the program director of Stanford’s Ethics in Society Program and the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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[1 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Proposed water rate hike could cost East Palo Alto customers 36 percent more East Palo Alto water users may be required to pay, on average, 36 percent more for water in fiscal year 2014-2015 due to a proposed increase in wholesale water rates. A public hearing for the proposal is June 17.

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[24 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Shutterfly co-founder reflects on photo retailer’s rise Dan Baum is one of the co-founders of Redwood City-based Shutterfly. Baum talks about the transformation of the digital photo retailer over the years and his advice for entrepreneurs.