Regional News

Next Gen Consoles: New Interfaces at Play

December 18, 2013 11:04 am

The PS4 and the Xbox One do much more than just play games; that's a given. CNET's Brian Cooley explains how they're now making a play for a broader slice of the living room constituency, and doing so via interfaces beyond the traditional controller.

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Police name doctor killed in Reno hospital attack

December 18, 2013 11:04 am

Reno police on Wednesday identified a doctor killed and one of the two women wounded in the recent shooting attack at the largest hospital in northern Nevada. Dr. Charles G. Gholdoian was killed, and Shawntae Spears was wounded when a suicidal gunman entered the facility Tuesday afternoon and began shooting, police said at a news […]

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Lottery awards $1M to San Jose shop owner

December 18, 2013 11:03 am

The owner of a gift store in East San Jose where a person bought a lottery ticket to split a $648 million Mega Millions jackpot was awarded $1 million by the California State Lottery, a lottery spokeswoman said. The owner of Jenny’s Gift Shop, 37-year-old Thuy Nguyen, couldn’t contain his excitement when he arrived at […]

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Agilent Technologies settles hazmat violations injury suit

December 18, 2013 11:01 am

Agilent Technologies Inc. has settled a civil suit with the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office in connection with a hazardous materials explosion that seriously injured an Agilent employee in 2011. District Attorney Jill Ravitch said Agilent Technologies failed to report two workplace explosions on Sept. 23 and Nov. 8, 2010 that were similar to the […]

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Police recover stolen ATM following I-80 chase

December 18, 2013 10:50 am

Police recovered a stolen ATM machine from a stolen van after pursuing a wrong-way driver on Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco Wednesday morning. At about 3:30 a.m., San Francisco police responded to reports that an ATM machine had been stolen from the 2400 block of Fillmore Street, near Alta Plaza Park. According to police, […]

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Man arrested for allegedly starting deadly Clover Fire

December 18, 2013 10:42 am

A man was arrested on suspicion of arson and murder in a wildfire over the summer that destroyed dozens of homes and left one person dead in rural Shasta County, a fire official confirmed on Wednesday. Zane Wallace Peterson, 29, of Happy Valley, started two fires that turned into the September Clover Fire, state fire Capt. […]

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SF supervisor proposes banning sale of plastic water bottles on city property

December 18, 2013 10:38 am

The sale of plastic water bottles on city property could soon be banned under a proposal introduced by a San Francisco supervisor. The proposal by Board of Supervisors president David Chiu Tuesday would initially apply only to events that have access to adequate on-site water, but by late 2016 would apply to all events on […]

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How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing

December 18, 2013 10:31 am

Taking steps now could prevent big problems later.

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Hogar Chic Tip: Crea Una Entrada Acogedora (Parte 2)

December 18, 2013 10:30 am

Hogar Chic Tip: Crea una entrada acogedora (parte 2)

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Thailand Mall Is Most Photographed on Instagram

December 18, 2013 10:25 am

Thais use social media to make a building in Thailand more popular than Times Square and other international hot spots, two years in a row. (Dec. 17)

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