Tri-Valley could become hub for medical technology, forum panelists say
Lawrence Livermore and Sandia/California lab officials, medical professionals, investors and entrepreneurs met in Pleasanton at the Sixth Annual Innovation Tri-Valley Forum to discuss partnering on health care startups.
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Wolverton: Pay-as-you-go plans harder to find in smartphone era
In the feature phone era, pay-as-you-go wireless service was popular with seniors and low-income consumers; but with smartphones becoming more popular, such plans are harder to find, pushing such customers into more costly monthly plans.
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Bay Area home prices largely recover pre-crash peaks
Prices are up, but sales are still lagging across much of the Bay Area
Searchable database: 2013 compensation of Bay Area's top CEOs
Searchable database of what the Bay Area's highest-paid CEOs made in compensation in 2013.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
Flora Grubb: What makes a landscape award-worthy
Flora Grubb of the chic San Francisco nursery Flora Grubb Gardens was tapped to help choose the five Best Professional Landscape finalists in this year's national online Considered Design Awards competition, presented by Remodelista.com (for interiors) and by Gardenista.com (for outdoor designs). Here Grubb shares ideas on winning landscapes, and we meet this category's three Bay Area competition finalists.