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Cost of Dying: Gayla’s Goodbye

One nurse’s end-of-life choice was surprisingly simple — and liberating.

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Made in the Bay Area: Part 4

Integrated Manufacturing Group in Livermore, Calif. adds jobs here in the U.S. while expanding production in Asia to be close to its customers.

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Cost of Dying: Devoted to the End

Cost of Dying series: At-home caregivers face challenges, sacrifice. Video by Dai Sugano

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Music Therapy at Pacific Autism Center for Education

Wish Book: Music Therapy at Pacific Autism Center for Education. Kevin, a PACE student, sings during his music therapy session.

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Made in the Bay Area: Part 3

White Leaf, USA builds desktop computers right here in Silicon Valley.

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Made in the Bay Area: Part 2

Made in the Bay Area: Part Two, Altierre

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Made in the Bay Area: Part 1

Made in the Bay Area: Part One, Intuitive Surgical

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Cost of Dying: Relief at the Door

Treating the chronically ill in hospitals is expensive and can be painful, but comprehensive in-home care is seen improving lives and easing the cost of dying.

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2012 Bay Area Olympians

2012 Bay Area Olympian profiles by the Mercury News photographers LiPo Ching and Jim Gensheimer.

By Staff
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Loss of Trust

Santa Clara County’s court-appointed personal and estate managers are handing out costly and questionable bills.

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New jellyfish exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Jellies Experience is a new 7,000 square- foot exhibit that incorporates technology, in touch screens, computerized simulations and interactive displays for a richer experience in learning about jellyfish.

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Guitarist Jason Becker, not dead yet

Guitar genius Jason Becker continues to beat the odds living and composing with ALS for more than two decades. He is the subject of an inspiring new documentary by Jesse Vile, “Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet”. Video by Karl Mondon.

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Iraq War veteran known as Abel Gutierrez

Iraq War veteran known as Abel Gutierrez

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Wooden Bicycles

Craftsmen create art you can ride.

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Pot Clean Up

Local law enforcement clean up illegal pot growing sites on public land in Los Gatos, Calif.

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Up From the Ashes

Up From the Ashes