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[9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Slowed by time, ‘Tita Nelly’ inspires others to fight for South Bay’s Filipino workers Even in ailing health, Nelly Gonzales is a mainstay of the Pilipino Association for Workers and Immigrants, serving as a role model for younger activists.

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[8 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Bay Area celebrates 20th annual Bike to Work Day Tens of thousands of commuters donned helmets and ditched cars Thursday to commute by bike for the 20th annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.

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[8 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Shutterfly targets mothers with brand marketing strategy A closer look at how the Redwood City-based photo finishing retailer markets itself, particularly to mothers, known as the “chief information officer” of households.

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[6 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Debating the motivations behind institutional philanthropy Institutional philanthropy was recently the center of an onstage conversation between the program director of Stanford’s Ethics in Society Program and the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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[1 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Proposed water rate hike could cost East Palo Alto customers 36 percent more East Palo Alto water users may be required to pay, on average, 36 percent more for water in fiscal year 2014-2015 due to a proposed increase in wholesale water rates. A public hearing for the proposal is June 17.

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[24 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Shutterfly co-founder reflects on photo retailer’s rise Dan Baum is one of the co-founders of Redwood City-based Shutterfly. Baum talks about the transformation of the digital photo retailer over the years and his advice for entrepreneurs.

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[21 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
OpenStreetMap Founder Steve Coast charts new territory at Telenav Steve Coast is the founder of OpenStreetMap, a service that lets anyone map anything in the world for free. He now works as the head of OSM at location-based technology company Telenav, Inc. in Sunnyvale.

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[20 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Prized PEZessions: Burlingame shop a mecca for toy collectors The Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia began as a computer store nearly 20 years ago but is now a mecca for PEZ collectors. It also features banned toys and the world’s largest PEZ dispensing machine.

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[18 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
How is the landscape of commuting changing? Census data shows the national average for commuting is a reasonable 25.5 minutes. But that’s not the case for all. As changing technologies shift the working world, what’s happening to the daily commute?