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2013-12-04 23:03:10

America’s First Woman in Space to Be One of First Two Women to Receive Honor; Fellow 2013 Honorees Include Google Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Kenneth

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2007-05-31 12:00:00

For 44 years, Little Basin, a 534-acre redwood property in the Santa Cruz Mountains, has held a special place in Silicon Valley lore. Today, the HP era ends at Little Basin and a new one begins.

2007-05-25 00:00:00

By Mary Anne OstromStaff Secretary of State Condo

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2005-12-06 16:40:36

Garages are a thing of lore in Silicon Valley. Tucked away down a narrow driveway on a leafy, quiet street here is perhaps the most famous garage in the valley and, arguably, in all of the technology industry.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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