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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 -- 7:29 AM

Council Members Call For More Openness in San Jose's Permit Process

By Peter Jon Shuler

Two San Jose council members say their city makes it too tough on small business owners who want to open shop or expand.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 -- 5:47 PM

Oakland Mayor and Police Chief Defend City's Reaction to Protests

By KQED News Staff and Wires

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Interim Police Chief Sean Whent are defending Oakland's performance during the recent protests over the Zimmerman trial.

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 -- 5:51 PM

New Map Shows Where Nature Protects Communities

By KQED News Staff and Wires

A national map published Monday shows where coastal reefs and wetlands are keeping communities safe, and which areas may need more preservation.

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 -- 7:51 AM

Salinas Start-Up Accelerator To Merge Ag and Tech

By Aarti Shahani

Salinas, the nation's salad bowl, is getting a start-up accelerator to bring technology into the agriculture industry.

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 -- 5:48 PM

Gay Men Protest Ban on Donating Blood

By KQED News Staff and Wires

Gay men across the nation have been going to blood centers and offering to donate today -- even though they know they'll be turned away.

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 -- 5:03 PM

CPUC to File Revised PG&E Penalty

By Peter Jon Shuler

The California Public Utilities Commission is set to file a revised penalty proposal Monday for PG&E?s part in the fatal San Bruno gas line explosion.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 -- 5:45 PM

'Fruitvale Station' Opens in Theaters Nationwide Friday

By KQED News Staff and Wires

The film "Fruitvale Station" opens in theaters nationwide Friday, and nowhere will it hit closer to home than in East Oakland.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 -- 7:53 AM

Board of Education Delays Approving Science Standards

By Ana Tintocalis

Board members say they put off adopting the new science standards in order to hear more from educators and families, who are now on summer break.

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 -- 7:46 AM

Officials Balk at Quick Fix for Bay Bridge

By Peter Jon Shuler

Transportation officials say a temporary fix to the new Bay Bridge would have to be thoroughly vetted before it could move forward.

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 -- 5:55 PM

State Fails to Protect Disabled Patients, Report Finds

By KQED News Staff and Wires

The California State Auditor released a scathing report on the state's failure to protect developmentally disabled patients housed in state facilities

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