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[10 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
SPECIAL REPORT: On Silicon Valley’s coast, cows unite ranchers and open space groups “Cattle Drive”: A multimedia report which explores the ways agriculture and open space groups are working together to keep the farming and ranching industries viable on Silicon Valley’s coast.

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[7 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Posting, spraying and praying in Silicon Valley’s talent wars As recruiters vie for top talent, they are engaged in trench warfare to find the “best fit.” It demands a new generation of recruiters who focus on and excel at speed, relationship building and even artistry.

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[4 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Your car might know you better than you do Companies might soon predict where and when you want to go, activities you want to do and what food you want to eat — an effort by in-car tech providers to make sure drivers get the most out of travel time.

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[3 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Sacred and scarce: An exploration of the Bay Area’s tap water Off Interstate 280, the Pulgas Water Temple serves as a reminder of the Herculean scale of the Hetch Hetchy System that started bringing a reliable water supply to the Bay Area more than 80 years ago.

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[2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Music therapy program aims to help stimulate memories Musicologist John Lehman’s mission is to enhance the lives of adults who are 65 and older by stimulating their memories with music and helping those suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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[1 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
A closer look at solar industry giants SunPower and SolarCity Movers and shakers in solar are reestablishing their presence in an industry that’s seen some turmoil in recent years. Our animated video overviews San Jose-based SunPower and San Mateo-based SolarCity.

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[27 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Mountain View bids farewell to Styrofoam containers First went plastic bags. Now, California cities are increasingly banning that constant companion to hot lunches and coffee: polystyrene, a type of plastic better known by its household name Styrofoam.

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[26 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Virtual reality is coming to life in research labs and beyond Facebook is acquiring virtual reality tech company Oculus VR. But long before Tuesday, people have been looking at virtual reality to study human behavior and social interactions, and to explore VR’s practical use.

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[20 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County officials push for more HIV, STD testing The county has beefed up its efforts to increase and encourage testing by offering free at-home HIV test kits and by refunding a county-funded health center in San Jose.