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Zillow: Homes near Starbucks rise in value more quickly

Zillow's number-crunchers release survey that shows home values rise more quickly when the house is close to a Starbucks. 
Electronic Arts is shutting down¬†the Emeryville¬†studio of Maxis, the developer behind such hit games as 'The Sims' and 'SimCity.'  
 
 
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Wolverton: Lyve promises to solve photo storage issues

Cupertino startup Lyve’s devices and software collect and back up your pictures, but the service has some shortcomings. 
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Ferry Building-type market at Jack London Square?

Will San Francisco Ferry Building Marketplace and Napa Valley’s Oxbow Public Market developer Steve Carlin prove to be a marketplace savior for Oakland’s Jack London Square? 
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Wearable tech goes to the dogs

We have a 10-year-old Beagle named Lucy test-drive some of the latest innovations from the world of wearable tech for dogs 
 
 
 
 

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03/06/2015 12:55 PM PST - California's employment picture was far more robust during 2014 than initially estimated, according to a report released Friday, a surge of strength that bodes well for the job market in the Bay Area and state labor officials reported that California employers added 320,300 jobs in 2014, which was 216,800 more jobs added in California than first calculated.  
 
03/06/2015 11:53 AM PST - A diverse coalition of global businesses operating in California launched a campaign Thursday to seek and support solutions to the state's water supply crunch.  
 
 
 
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Dad bloggers rewrite rules of fatherhood

Men blogging about newborn care, toddler tantrums and playground politics have become a force in changing the national conversation about what it means to be a man and a father in contemporary society.  
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Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after plane crash

The “Star Wars” actor broke his arm and pelvis Thursday when he crash-landed his small plane on a golf course near the Santa Monica Airport.