Google unveils secret drone project
Google said Thursday that it's working on building unmanned flying drones to deliver packages and supplies.
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New California law allows dogs to dine on restaurant patios
Gov. Jerry Brown -- owner of Sutter, California's 'first dog' and an adorable Welsh corgi to boot -- has signed into law a bill making it perfectly legal to bring your dog out to dinner with you.
Wage gap grows between support staff at tech campuses and high-tech employees
Amid the affluence of Silicon Valley's highly paid technology employees, an 'invisible workforce' of low-paid support staff at the region's tech companies has emerged, making one-fifth the wages of the digital workers, according to a report released Tuesday.
(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Contra Costa Times)
Inbox filled with kitty litter-box tips
Readers offer their suggestions on making the litter box more attractive to cats.
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Joan Rivers stops breathing during throat surgery
Comedian reportedly rushed to New York hospital after going into either cardiac or respiratory arrest.