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Contra Costa Times
San Jose: One person stabbed near Lawrence Expressway
One person was stabbed in West San Jose near Lawrence Expressway and Saratoga Avenue Tuesday night, a police spokeswoman said.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Family sues over fatal shooting by deputy in...
The family of a mentally ill, suicidal man who was shot and killed by a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy in Saratoga filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday.
Santa Clara County sheriffs sued over fatal shooting of Sunnyvale man
The family of a Sunnyvale man shot to death by Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies last year after he appeared troubled and agitated outside an office building has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit alleging deputies overreacted and needlessly gunned him down without warning.
San Jose Mercury News
Roadshow: Long waits, near misses on Highway 9 near Saratoga
Q I'm sure you've received plenty of complaints about the construction on Big Basin Way/Highway 9 outside Saratoga.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
'Rabbi to the engineers' retires after 33 years of serving Saratoga
"I was a total humanities major - never balanced a checkbook in my life - so God sent me to be rabbi to the engineers," says Pressman, who retired last month after 33 years as the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth David in Saratoga.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Saratoga: Schiro's plea hearing postponed to Sept. 2--he remains in custody
Don't expect to see Robert Schiro out on the streets any time soon. The Saratoga businessman will remain behind bars through August as attorneys continue to review evidence in his latest DUI case.
Saratoga: Back to School
Some could hardly wait for it--like the four kindergarteners shown above trying to sneak a peek into their new classroom on the first day of school at Foothill Elementary--and others wished they could put it off for a few more weeks ... or even months.
Saratoga: Concern over homeless man hanging out in the Argonaut Center
In cities like San Francisco and San Jose, people hardly give them a thought. But in smaller cities, one could say the homeless stick out like a sore thumb.
St. Andrew's student plants seed with Heritage Oak Initiative
Photograph by George Sakkestad St. Andrews Episcopal School 7th grader Kristoffer Blomquist started the Heritage Oak Initiative, which is teaming up with Embrace to provide low-cost incubators to rural parts of developing countries to combat neonatal hypothermia-related death.
Saratoga Chamber's first Brews and Blues festival coming to Wildwood Park
Who says the fun stops after Labor Day? In Saratoga, it will keep going well until Sept.
Saratoga: Tasha's Minicakes are coming to Saratoga
Saratoga is getting a new bakery in town--make that the only bakery in downtown--and with it, a celebrity chef.
The Campbell Reporter
Los Gatos: Toastmasters say it clearly-- they hope to send speaker to next level
People who are "silver-tongued" are people who have a clever way with words and who can articulate themselves with ease and clarity.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Roku announces pricing, release on initial Roku TV sets
Roku, a maker of streaming devices that send Internet video to TV screens, is now building its service into the TV sets themselves.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Inside Bay Area
In record year for virus, five human West Nile cases found in Santa Clara County
In a record West Nile virus season that has seen infected birds literally dropping out of trees, officials on Friday announced what they said was no surprise: Five human cases have cropped up countywide in recent weeks.
The Campbell Reporter
Pizarro: From seedy to swanky, the Inn at Los Gatos makes a rebound
A decade ago, the Inn of Los Gatos -- then known as the Los Gatos Motor Inn -- was not a place you'd want to be seen checking in.
Paul McCartney, fans, bid farewell to San Francisco's Candlestick Park
Paul McCartney performs during his Out There tour at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on Aug.14.The last time McCartney performed at Candlestick was with the Beatles for their final concert on August 29, 1966.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Saratoga's authors will be featured in special library exhibit
Not everyone might know this, but a large number of writers and photographers call Saratoga home.
Saratoga shorts: The first day of school for students in both the...
It's that time of year when camps start winding down and stores begin promoting back-to-school sales, when kids trade in video game consoles for iPads and pencils.
The Almaden Resident
Dave Koz to bring saxy back to Saratoga's Montalvo Arts Center
In early 2013, musician Dave Koz and three fellow saxophonists--make that two fellows and a sister reed-player--got together to make the album Summer Horns.
Saratoga: Helen Wu creates a little magic on her violin
She'd probably never tell you herself, but Helen Wu is having a better summer than you.