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As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

April 10, 2014 | 7:00 am

As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

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Profusion of new devices lets law enforcement gather data about personal lives of law-abiding citizens.

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Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2014 | 5:00 am

Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

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Big Tech is fourth now, right behind Big Health, Big Insurance, and Big Oil and Gas.

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Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

March 19, 2014 | 4:10 pm

Drought Impacts Central Valley School Enrollment While Debate Over Relief Continues

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Partisan divide persists over how to find extra water as valley starts to see social impact of crisis.

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Ron Unz: Minimum-Wage Measure Unlikely to Make Ballot

March 17, 2014 | 3:19 pm

Ron Unz: Minimum-Wage Measure Unlikely to Make Ballot

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Conservative activist says he didn’t find enough money to qualify $12-an-hour proposal for November vote.

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New Film on Cesar Chavez Evokes Memories in Delano for Original Farmworkers

March 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm

New Film on Cesar Chavez Evokes Memories in Delano for Original Farmworkers

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Kern County town offers few hints of one of the most important struggles in U.S. labor history.

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Senate Republicans Again Block Long-Term Unemployment Benefits

February 6, 2014 | 2:02 pm

Senate Republicans Again Block Long-Term Unemployment Benefits

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The failed measure called for 3-month renewal of an expired program providing up to 47 weeks of benefits.

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News Pix: The Best Images of 2013

December 27, 2013 | 11:30 am

News Pix: The Best Images of 2013

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Exquisite images of news around the Bay Area in 2013.

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Ruling Says San Jose Cannot Cut Employee Pensions

December 23, 2013 | 5:34 pm

Ruling Says San Jose Cannot Cut Employee Pensions

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Judge rules on controversial Measure B, says city can cut workers’ salaries to save taxpayer funds.

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AC Transit, Unions Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

December 20, 2013 | 4:52 pm

AC Transit, Unions Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

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Labor contract to be presented to bus drivers and mechanics’ union in coming days.

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BART Board Member Wants Public Vote on Transit Strikes

December 19, 2013 | 11:08 am

BART Board Member Wants Public Vote on Transit Strikes

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Amid rising public frustration, BART may hold referendum on whether walkouts should be banned.

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