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Silicon Valley jolts CA energy game

The sun is shining on private solar energy. Beyond federal and state efforts, California’s tech titans have upped the ante with momentous new investments that promise to revolutionize electricity production. For years, solar power has been touted by advocates as a major future source

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Obama, tech industry speak at Stanford

Speaking today at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University, President Obama and tech industry leaders outlined different visions of the digital future. While the president called for cooperation between government and industry to increase the security of

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AZ not CA nabs giant new Apple center

As noted in my article today, “CA tech juggernaut jumps above rest of state,” the Silicon Valley wizards are doing well — even as manufacturing jobs have been halved since 1990. This is emphasized by a new development: Apple is

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CA tech juggernaut jumps above rest of state

Apple Inc. continues to lead California’s high-tech economy — with no end in sight for now. The earnings it rang up for the last quarter of 2014, a record for any company, were based on selling 74.5 million iPhones worldwide. That’s a

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CA jobless down, but state faces competition

California took pride this week in the staggering news of Apple Inc.’s record quarterly earnings. And the state unemployment rate dropped in December to 7 percent, down from 7.2 percent in November — a vast improvement over the 12 percent of 2010 and 2012.

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DeVore Explains Why He Left for Tex

One of California’s best Assemblyman of recent years was Chuck DeVore, R-Irvine. He especially was good on the state budget. Term-limited, he left office, then left California. As with so many others who splilt, the Golden State became the Pyrite

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