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Milpitas, Tracy Lead Bay Area Population Growth

Milpitas, Tracy Lead Bay Area Population Growth

In a top 20 list dominated by cities in Texas and Arizona, the Bay Area’s Milpitas makes a brave showing at 15th in a new U.S. Census Bureau ranking of the fastest-growing incorporated places in the country with more …

Silicon Valley Home Girl

Silicon Valley Home Girl

By Sharon Simonson Hometown. Homespun. Home run. Home cooking. Homecoming. Homestead. Homebound. Home girl. Phone home. Homeward. Homemade. Mi casa es su casa. Homey. Homeless. Is there home away from home? I’ve …

Pew: Foreign Students Migrate to Bay Area

Pew: Foreign Students Migrate to Bay Area

By Sharon Simonson Not wildfires, mudslides, or monster commutes; not overcrowded and expensive housing, or gender-challenged workplaces. Nothing—so far—can keep them away: foreign students seeking U.S. college …

Rebirth in Silicon Valley

Rebirth in Silicon Valley

By Sharon Simonson If Peter Thiel wants to leave Silicon Valley, I say, “Peter, bon voyage.” If you don’t know who Peter Thiel is, this story is for you. (Peter Thiel is a very rich Hollywood …

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U.S.-Born Son of Refugees Tests San Jose’s Appetite for Next-Gen Viet Leaders

U.S.-Born Son of Refugees Tests San Jose’s Appetite for Next-Gen Viet Leaders

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-166654327-1'); By Sharon Simonson April 6, EAST SAN JOSE — In college, …

Bay Area Professors’ Latin American Cookbook Tops Amazon Sales

Bay Area Professors’ Latin American Cookbook Tops Amazon Sales

San Francisco Bay Area professors Luz Calvo (right) and Catriona Rueda Esquibel want Mexican-Americans to reclaim their ancestral diet before the Spanish conquest.

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