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The Mercury News
Interior designers give Ronald McDonald House at Stanford expansion a first class makeoverWhen you're designing a home away from home for families with seriously ill chi
Interior designers give Ronald McDonald House at Stanford expansion a first class makeover
The Mercury News / Posted 18 hours ago
When you're designing a home away from home for families with seriously ill children, how do you create an environment that provides an oasis from hospitals and treatment rooms? That was the challenge put to 48 Bay Area designers who worked with the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Council says only about a fifth of proposed tax should go to BART projectPALO ALTO -- City officials have joined other Peninsula cities in asking that o
Council says only about a fifth of proposed tax should go to BART project
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
PALO ALTO -- City officials have joined other Peninsula cities in asking that only 20 percent of the money from a proposed sales tax ballot measure be spent on the extension of BART to San Jose. Palo Alto and other cities in the northern and western... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
San Jose police union forms committee to weigh in on tax proposalsSAN JOSE -- With three voter initiatives floating around to raise taxes -- many
San Jose police union forms committee to weigh in on tax proposals
Oakland Tribune / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE -- With three voter initiatives floating around to raise taxes -- many promising to improve public safety by putting more cops on the street -- the San Jose Police Officers' Association wants a seat at the table. The police union on... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose police union forms committee to weigh in on tax proposalsSAN JOSE -- With three voter initiatives floating around to raise taxes -- many
San Jose police union forms committee to weigh in on tax proposals
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE -- With three voter initiatives floating around to raise taxes -- many promising to improve public safety by putting more cops on the street -- the San Jose Police Officers' Association wants a seat at the table. The police union on... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto backs funding plan for transportation-tax measureIn approving the plan by a unanimous vote, members of the Palo Alto City Counci
Palo Alto backs funding plan for transportation-tax measure
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
In approving the plan by a unanimous vote, members of the Palo Alto City Council acknowledged that the proposal, which was crafted over a series of meeting by mayors from nine West Valley and North County cities (Palo Alto, Mountain View, Campbell,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Margaret Lavin: Santa Clara County Office of Education will be home of California Global Education SummitThe Santa Clara County Office of Education will be the home of the California G
Margaret Lavin: Santa Clara County Office of Education will be home of California Global Education Summit
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
The Santa Clara County Office of Education will be the home of the California Global Education Summit hosted by the California Department of Education on Thursday. "The CDE's choice to host the Global Education Summit at our office is an honor and... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose voters: Get ready for 'El Niño' of tax pitchesSAN JOSE -- One councilman called it the "El Niño of taxes." Another city leade
San Jose voters: Get ready for 'El Niño' of tax pitches
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
SAN JOSE -- One councilman called it the "El Niño of taxes." Another city leader warily cautioned against voter fatigue. As it's shaping up, the 2016 ballots could indeed flood San Jose residents with a monsoon of new tax pitches. San Jose voters... Read more
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The Mercury News
Internal Affairs: Carl Guardino is a true road warriorInterstate 580 is the most-pothole-riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wedne
Internal Affairs: Carl Guardino is a true road warrior
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Interstate 580 is the most-pothole-riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wednesday it claimed another driver -- but not just any motorist. It was Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and member of the California... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Cities join forces to back transportation-funding planWith Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure,
Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan
Mountain View Voice / Posted 5 days ago
With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto, Mountain View and seven other cities in the north county and west valley are rallying behind a new plan for how the $6 billion from the measure would be... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Cities join forces to back transportation-funding planWith Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure,
Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north county and west valley are rallying behind a new plan for how the $6 billion from the measure would be spent. Officials from... Read more
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The Mercury News
Internal Affairs:Road lobbyist with firsthand pothole knowledge Interstate 580 is the most-poth
Internal Affairs:
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
Road lobbyist with firsthand pothole knowledge Interstate 580 is the most-pothole riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wednesday it claimed another driver -- but not just any motorist. Carl Guardino, President and CEO of the Silicon Valley... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
EDITORIAL: San Jose's airport is a winner because of city-business teamFeb. 02--It was fun watching the world champion football team and the runner-up
EDITORIAL: San Jose's airport is a winner because of city-business team
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
Feb. 02--It was fun watching the world champion football team and the runner-up (note, not hinting which is which) arrive Sunday at Signature Flight Support's sparkling new private jet facility at Mineta San Jose International Airport. It was a... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose's airport is a winner because of city-business teamIt was fun watching the world champion football team and the runner-up (note, n
San Jose's airport is a winner because of city-business team
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
It was fun watching the world champion football team and the runner-up (note, not hinting which is which) arrive Sunday at Signature Flight Support's sparkling new private jet facility at Mineta San Jose International Airport. It was a symbol of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Super Bowl teams flying into swanky private facility at Mineta San Jose AirportSignature Flight Support went all out Monday for the grand opening of its new s
Super Bowl teams flying into swanky private facility at Mineta San Jose Airport
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
Signature Flight Support went all out Monday for the grand opening of its new seven-hangar facility on the western edge of Mineta San Jose International Airport. The spiffy haven for corporate planes and private jets has been officially open for... Read more
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The Daily Review
San Jose back in the running for early high-speed rail linkCalifornia high-speed rail officials are considering junking a 2012 decision to
San Jose back in the running for early high-speed rail link
The Daily Review / Posted 18 days ago
California high-speed rail officials are considering junking a 2012 decision to build the first segment from Burbank north into the Central Valley -- and are now seriously studying the possibility of bringing the first stretch of track north to San... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
San Jose back in the running for early high-speed rail linkCalifornia high-speed rail officials are considering junking a 2012 decision to
San Jose back in the running for early high-speed rail link
Inside Bay Area / Posted 18 days ago
California high-speed rail officials are considering junking a 2012 decision to build the first segment from Burbank north into the Central Valley -- and are now seriously studying the possibility of bringing the first stretch of track north to San... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Jose back in the running for early high-speed rail linkCalifornia high-speed rail officials are considering junking a 2012 decision to
San Jose back in the running for early high-speed rail link
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 18 days ago
California high-speed rail officials are considering junking a 2012 decision to build the first segment from Burbank north into the Central Valley -- and are now seriously studying the possibility of bringing the first stretch of track north to San... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Vall
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?
Inside Bay Area / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Valley companies that are transforming the state's economy. Technology entrepreneurs move fast and see rewards for disrupting the status quo. In Sacramento, however, decisions... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Vall
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Valley companies that are transforming the state's economy. Technology entrepreneurs move fast and see rewards for disrupting the status quo. In Sacramento, however, decisions... Read more
3 related stories
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Inside Bay Area
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Vall
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?
Inside Bay Area / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Valley companies that are transforming the state's economy. Technology entrepreneurs move fast and see rewards for disrupting the status quo. In Sacramento, however, decisions... Read more
3 related stories
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Vall
Can Sacramento insider build bridges for Uber?
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- A culture clash separates the state Capitol from the Silicon Valley companies that are transforming the state's economy. Technology entrepreneurs move fast and see rewards for disrupting the status quo. In Sacramento, however, decisions... Read more
3 related stories
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The Daily Review
Legislature must fix California's roadsEvery year California lawmakers waste arguing over a fix to the state's deterio
Legislature must fix California's roads
The Daily Review / Posted 28 days ago
Every year California lawmakers waste arguing over a fix to the state's deteriorating roads costs each individual driver about $1,200 in additional repairs, increased gas use and tire wear. It makes a mockery of legislators' six-month debate over... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Bay Area-wide tax aims to protect against rising sea levelsOAKLAND -- Bay Area voters will be asked in June to approve a $12 annual parcel
Bay Area-wide tax aims to protect against rising sea levels
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
OAKLAND -- Bay Area voters will be asked in June to approve a $12 annual parcel tax to protect and restore the San Francisco Bay shoreline and wetlands from rising sea levels due to climate change. The proposed tax is believed to be the first to go... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area countiesIn a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions abo
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area counties
Inside Bay Area / Posted 30 days ago
In a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions about who should pay to protect property from rising seas caused by climate change, a low-profile government agency Wednesday is expected to place a $12 annual parcel tax on... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area countiesIn a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions abo
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area counties
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 30 days ago
In a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions about who should pay to protect property from rising seas caused by climate change, a low-profile government agency Wednesday is expected to place a $12 annual parcel tax on... Read more
5 related stories

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