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  1. Friends of hit-and-run victim start GoFundMe campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Campbell Reporter

    Friends are lending emotional and financial support to 30-year-old San Jose resident Robert Herrera who was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sunday while riding his bicycle on Jacklin Road near Golfland in Milpitas. Friends started a GoFundMe Page to help with his medical expenses.

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  2. Los Gatos: Big party in Los Gatos for law firm celebrating a big anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Campbell Reporter

    What if you held a party and more than 500 people showed up? That's what happened when the law firm of Sweeney, Mason, Wilson and Bosomworth pitched a tent in their parking lot at University and Lark avenues. The firm's biennial shindig was held March 12 and included guests from the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, family, friends and clients.

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  3. Fremont Milestones for the March 27 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Fremont Bulletin

    Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad has named Christopher Okumoto, of Fremont, to the dean's list for the fourth grading period of the 2014-15 school year. Students with a grade point average of 3.8 or higher are named to the dean's list.

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  4. Finding euphoria with EuphorbiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Brian Kemble is curator at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek. His monthly column focus on drought tolerant plants and dry gardens.

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  5. Los Gatos: Baptist church officials say 'no' to multi-family housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Members of the First Baptist Community Church in Monte Sereno were surprised to learn that their property is once again being touted as a place where multi-family housing can be built in the city of single-family homes. Indeed, the approximately 3.5-acre church property is included in Monte Sereno's 2015-2023 Housing Element that has been sent to the state of California for approval.

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  6. Cambrian: Speakers, exhibits highlight STEM Faire at Dartmouth Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Almaden Resident

    STEM education - with a heavy emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math--was center stage when Dartmouth Middle School held a STEM Faire on Feb. 26. The event featured student projects and speakers, including Claudia Galvan, president of the Society of Women Engineers in Silicon Valley, who shared her background, saying she applied to only one university in Mexico and didn't get in because she wanted to study computer science but did not have enough math to qualify. She went to the dean and explained that she could do the work only to find herself way behind in math.

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  7. Mercury News editorial: Bay Bridge bolts--the sequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The latest and perhaps most serious construction problem discovered in the $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge has implications beyond the thousands of Bay Area residents who use the bridge every day. Caltrans, the state agency that oversaw the work, is responsible for infrastructure projects throughout California including roads, tunnels and all kinds of bridges.

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  8. Inglewood celebrates $2 billion stadium plan approval backed by St. Louis Rams owner, awaits NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades. But the approval that really matters -- the NFL's blessing for a team to move into the nation's second-largest media market -- is a major work in progress.

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  9. Sports digest: 2022 Qatar World Cup likely to be played in November-DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Seven years before the 2022 World Cup tournament kicks off in Qatar, FIFA recommended a break with soccer tradition Tuesday -- moving its marquee tournament to November and December instead of the usual June-July slot. A FIFA task force agreed that playing in the cooler months at the end of the year would protect players and fans from 40-degree C heat in Qatar's summer.

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  10. NHL Stadium Series: John Fogerty, Melissa Etheridge to perform in Santa ClaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    SEPTEMBER 02: Singer John Fogerty performs at the South Street Seaport on September 2, 2009 in New York City. The Bay Area classic rock icon, who came to fame as the leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival in the '60s, has been tabbed to perform at the NHL Stadium Series game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Saturday.

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  11. A secret side of daisiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Brian Kemble is curator at the Ruth Bancroft Garden. His monthly column focus on drought-tolerant plants and dry gardens.

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  12. California court rules rent control applies to formerly teen-aged tenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    A San Francisco resident has succeeded -- for now -- in preventing his landlord from nearly doubling his rent because his parents moved out of the apartment where his family had lived since he was a young teenager. The San Francisco Chronicle says a California appeals court upheld a decision by the city's rent board and ruled last week that Brian Govender must be considered an original occupant of the $1,682-a-month apartment even though he was not a signatory to the lease.

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  13. Fake schools in California draw scrutiny of federal investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    From her hometown in India in 2010, Bhanu Challa said she had no reason to doubt that Tri-Valley University was a legitimate American school where she could pursue a master's degree. Its website featured smiling students in caps and gowns and promised a leafy campus in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb.

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  14. Monte Sereno: Mayor Walter Huff sets 2015 prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Photograph by George Sakkestad Monte Sereno Mayor Walter Huff says that in 2015 residents can expect to see some A'movementA* on the issue of a new city hall. "City hall is falling apart," Huff said.

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  15. California debuts nation's strictest rules on pesticideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    California farmers now must abide by the nation's strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely to raise prices on produce. The restrictions announced Wednesday target chloropicrin, a pesticide injected into the ground before planting crops such as strawberries, tomatoes and almond orchards.

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  16. Brian Padilla, owner of Brian'sWelding in San Jose, bends metal into pleasing designsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Almaden Resident

    Brian Padilla, owner of Brian's Welding, with one of the decorative pieces he designed and was fabricated by his staff. Padilla, 53, started welding in his parent's Campbell garage when he was just a teen and now has his work all over the south bay including the historic Town Theatre on The Alameda .

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  17. New state law reflects growing awareness of deadly food allergiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A growing national consciousness on the dangers of food allergies is reflected in a new state law that goes into effect Jan. 1, recommending schools keep vital medication on hand to prevent student deaths. The Emergency Epinephrine Auto-injector Act, which was passed in September, recommends that at least one EpiPen injector is stocked at each public school, and at least one staff member is trained to use it.

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  18. El Torito founder dies; brought mild Mexican food to 1950s U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Larry J. Cano, the founder of the El Torito restaurant chain who helped popularize guacamole, fajitas and margaritas with the U.S. masses, has died at age 90. His former longtime assistant Lee Healy confirmed Cano's death to The Associated Press on Monday. He died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at his home in Corona Del Mar, Healy said.

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  19. El Torito founder dies; brought mild Mexican food to 1950s U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Larry J. Cano, the founder of the El Torito restaurant chain who helped popularize guacamole, fajitas and margaritas with the U.S. masses, has died at age 90. His former longtime assistant Lee Healy confirmed Cano's death to The Associated Press on Monday. He died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at his home in Corona Del Mar, Healy said.

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  20. Virgin Galactic pilot's survival hailed as miracle, but not uniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    As the doomed flight rocketed past the speed of sound some 8 miles high and then shattered seconds later, the odds of survival were slim. Remarkably, as sections of the cockpit, fuselage, a wing and motor rained down over the Mojave Desert and pieces of the lightweight craft tiny enough to travel 35 miles were picked up by the winds, a single parachute was seen in the sky.

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