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  • Lawyer defends gender bias probe at Silicon Valley firm

    An attorney hired by one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms to investigate a complaint of gender discrimination defended his efforts on Friday, saying the alleged bias was not substantiated. Stephen Hirschfeld testified for a...
  • Winter shows need for some global warming

    I used to think that global warming/climate change was wrong and never thought I would wish it was true. But after this winter, with February being one of the coldest months, I am hoping they are right and I am wrong. This never-ending snow and cold...
  • Silicon Valley gender bias suit puts spotlight on industry

    A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and Amazon. Their partnership rosters are stacked with some of...
  • Ellen Pao trial: At Kleiner, business talk turned to porn stars, Playboy

    SAN FRANCISCO The investigator Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers hired in late 2011 to investigate claims of its women employees being mistreated at the firm took the stand Thursday in the venture capital firm's high-profile sex discrimination trial....
  • Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China

    A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution. Hosted by former state television reporter...
  • SpaceX blasts satellite into orbit

    SpaceX blasts satellite into orbit
    Entrepreneur Elon Musk's aerospace firm SpaceX blasted a government weather satellite into orbit Wednesday, but the company called off its much-anticipated attempt at landing its booster rocket on an ocean barge. The Falcon 9 rocket carried a...
  • Hillary Clinton is favorite of Florida Democrats

    Hillary Clinton is favorite of Florida Democrats
    In Florida, Democrats have one favorite: Hillary Clinton She's the preferred candidate for the party's 2016 presidential nomination among rank-and-file primary voters, many key political fundraisers, and key elected officials. Money Some of Clinton's...
  • Quiet Northlake Library Board gets 9 candidates, 2 kicked off ballot

    Quiet Northlake Library Board gets 9 candidates, 2 kicked off ballot
    The most unexpectedly competitive race in the west suburbs might be for the Northlake Library board. Nine people originally registered to run for the six open seats on the board: three incumbents and six newcomers. That's highly unusual for a board...
  • SpaceX launches satellite from Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX launches satellite from Cape Canaveral
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Wednesday into a clear sky colored by a setting sun, sending a satellite into space to monitor solar storms that can wreak havoc on Earth's power and communication systems. The 6:03 p.m....
  • DP Buzz: Winter weather

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
  • Global warming debate heats up

    Global warming debate heats up
    Evidence that the global warming debate is a controversial and often hot issue was demonstrated last week by a heated local debate on the subject at a local synagogue that raised more than a few temperatures. The venue was Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor in...