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San Francisco Public Library Increases Connection Speed to 10 Gbps

Jun 29, 2015

The San Francisco Public Library accesses city-owned fiber for the connections, which is a 10 gigabit connection to its main library at 100 Larkin Street and 1 gigabit at seven branch libraries, with plans to connect all 27 branch libraries at this spe...

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UC Merced Touts STEM Education for Teachers, Students

Jun 29, 2015

A science, technology, engineering and math event brought more than 300 local children to UC Merced, where they dissected pig hearts, played video games with bananas as remotes and discussed hydraulics.

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Emergency Responders Busy at Annual ‘Rage on the River’

Jun 28, 2015
Emergency Responders Busy at Annual ‘Rage on the River’

Organized on social media every year for the past five, this year’s ‘Rage on the River’ sees its number of incidents decrease, but the seriousness may have hit a new level.

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Body Found in Vacant Field in Dixon

Jun 28, 2015
Body Found in Vacant Field in Dixon

DIXON — A body was found in Dixon earlier today in a field on the 8300 block of Pitt School Road. Solano County Sheriffs received a call at 1 p.m. from a passerby who thought they saw a body in a field. Deputies located the body of a male whose identification is not immediately...

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California Railroad Museum Unveiling STEM Exhibit

Jun 26, 2015

Funded by a National Science Foundation grant, the exhibit highlights “simple electric circuits in a setting designed to evoke the period of transition from steam to diesel-electric power for U.S. railroads, generally from 1947 to 1955.”

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Santa Cruz Partners with Local Internet Provider for Next-Gen Network

Jun 26, 2015

The new public-private partnership, dubbed The Santa Cruz Fiber Project, envisions improving Internet speed by an average 50-fold to start, primarily by replacing aging copper lines with new fiber optic lines.

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Police App Helps Palm Springs, Calif., Cut Red Tape, Save Cash

Jun 26, 2015

Officials are leveraging a new mobile app that expedites and automates police reporting with officials estimating sizable savings.

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Amid Drought and Flooding, States and Localities Look to Harness the Rain

Drought, flooding and polluted runoff are forcing states and localities to reassess how they manage stormwater.

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West Sacramento STEM Program Wins Grant at U.S. Conference of Mayors Meeting in S.F.

Jun 22, 2015

A U.S. Conference Mayors judging panel awarded West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon a $150,000 grant on behalf of the West Sacramento Foundation in support of the FutureReady program, which connects students studying STEM to work-based learning i...

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Wildland Firefighters Use Satellites, Infrared to Track Smoke, Lightning Strikes

Jun 22, 2015

MODIS is a cutting-edge instrument wildland firefighters use in their attack plan.

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