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[25 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
‘Nerd Nite’ events present intellectual talks in humorous way In early June, the third local event of the international nonprofit Nerd Nite was held in Palo Alto. The event is an example of lifelong learning, according to one of its founders.

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[17 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
San Francisco photographer showcases women standing tall against domestic violence A photographer and fashionista, Amy Martin-Friedman has used her art since 2009 to raise about $300,000 for women’s shelters seeking to break the cycle of domestic or spousal violence.

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[16 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Bay Area drone lovers are part of a growing community, as regulations remain unclear While drone regulations continue to be unclear, the Bay Area is still seeing a growing group of drone hobbyists who spend free time building and flying small, remote-controlled helicopters and airplanes.

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[12 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Seeing history through a jazz perspective This special multimedia report — “The Life and Times of Mr. Frank Fisher” — examines the historic context in which Frank Fisher lived and the musical moments he remembers most.

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[11 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Despite drop in crime, East Palo Alto has mixed record of loosening the grip of gangs Overall crime has dropped in East Palo Alto as gentrification continues, but one problem persists — the city has struggled to lose its unwanted reputation as a center for gang activity in San Mateo County.

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[10 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The Crucible celebrates 15 years of industrial arts education in Oakland This Oakland nonprofit industrial arts education center is celebrating its 15th anniversary. It serves approximately 5,000 students per year and offers classes in 16 unique fields.

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[9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
SPECIAL REPORT – Leaded gas: A toxic tale “Leaded Gas: A Toxic Tale” is an adaptation of an award-winning print article that tells the story of how major corporate interests turned a blind eye to health risks from leaded gasoline from the 1920s through 1980s.

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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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[6 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
His inner 13-year-old propels Stanford graduate up the publishing ladder Teddy Steinkellner’s second novel, to be published in July, follows the success of his debut book about the awkward life of middle schoolers.