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  1. Foster City, Louisiana men accused of smuggling protected turtles to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Raymond Chiu, 72, of Foster City, California, and Eric Cottrell, 44, of Minden, Louisiana, are scheduled for arraignment Tuesday in federal district court in New Orleans, the online court documents show. Judge Ivan Lemelle set Chiu's bond at $300,000 and Cottrell's at $25,000.

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  2. Waze appRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    It's a great traffic app for alerting drivers to everything from a major crash ahead to a guy fixing a flat on the shoulder to road crews trimming weeds. Just punch a destination into your smartphone and a Siri-like voice tells you how to skirt traffic slowdowns.

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  3. Roadshow: Waze detours: Do you love 'em or hate 'em?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    It's a great traffic app for alerting drivers to everything from a major crash ahead to a guy fixing a flat on the shoulder to road crews trimming weeds. Just punch a destination into your smartphone and a Siri-like voice tells you how to skirt traffic slowdowns.

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  4. California legislator pulls bill that sought transparency of high-cost drug pricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    In a surprise move, the Bay Area lawmaker who was preparing to introduce a bill that would increase transparency of the highest prescription drug costs in California pulled his bill off the Assembly Health Committee agenda Tuesday, saying he was short of a majority vote. But Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, promised to be back "because this issue will not go away.

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  5. Stocks crash to correction levels after another day of sellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Specialist Meric Greenbaum works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. U.S. stocks are opening sharply lower as worries intensify about China's economy and dropping oil prices.

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  6. Redwood City: Veteran firefighter promoted to chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The city announced Stan Maupin's promotion Tuesday. He will oversee a joint agency that has provided fire and emergency medical services to Redwood City and San Carlos for the past five years.

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  7. Tech stocks pummeled on Wall Street's worst opening day in 8 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Tech stocks took the worst beating in a grim start to the trading year on Monday, a day of selling that culminated in the worst opening day for Wall Street in eight years. The technology-focused Nasdaq plunged 2.1 percent, the blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 1.6 percent and the broad-based S&P 500 dropped 1.5 percent.

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  8. Bonny Zanardi:Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    "Art Visions: Dynamic and Fanciful" is an exhibition of work by two new members at the Portola Art Gallery: Terry McMahon and Inna Cherneykina. McMahon, who lives in Palo Alto, is retired from teaching art in the Menlo Park school district.

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  9. Man convicted of threats against San Mateo defense attorney he stabbed eight years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    A man with a history of mental health issues was convicted today of making threats against a defense attorney who he stabbed in the back eighteen years ago, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday. Today's conviction is connected to threats Kelleher made in March 2013 against defense attorney Robert Courshon.

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  10. San Mateo: Bridgepointe ice rink supporters notch a victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Advocates of restoring a defunct ice rink have notched another victory against a developer's controversial proposal to tear down the beloved venue and replace it with retail stores, but it remains unclear whether the rink will ever reopen its doors. At the end of a nearly six-hour meeting before more than 200 boisterous rink supporters, the San Mateo Planning Commission lodged strong opposition early Wednesday morning to an application by SPI Holdings to demolish the rink at Bridgepointe Shopping Center on the Foster City border.

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  11. San Mateo: Pivotal hearing on Bridgepointe ice rink approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    One of the Peninsula's most controversial developments is back on the front burner, as the Planning Commission prepares for a Dec. 8 hearing on plans to tear down a popular ice rink and replace it with retail outlets. Advocates of saving the rink are concerned that the city may reverse course and approve the latest proposal.

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  12. Police Blotter: Two canoes reported stolen in Foster CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Officers say he was in possession of stolen property and tools to commit the crime. North Santa Cruz Avenue, 8:10 p.m. Friday A female was arrested for robbery, forgery and stolen property valued at nearly $400.

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  13. Paris attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Los Altos engineer Noah Neiman heard the "boom boom boom" of gunfire, joined frantic people running for their lives and hid in the basement of a restaurant while Paris was under siege by terrorists. Throughout the surreal night of chaos and calm, the 43-year-old father of two sent his wife back home a string of innocuous texts, a mix of domestic drivel and extraordinary understatement.

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  14. Project Runway: TV inspires new generation to take up old-fashioned art of sewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Amid stacks of fabric swatches, bolts of colorful material and racks of clothes, Kate Hayashigatani, 13, carefully clips into a large swath of gray wool, guided by a pattern she's modified herself. Later, she'll stitch a yellow Batman logo onto the back.

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  15. Project Runway: TV inspires new generation to take up old-fashioned art of sewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Amid stacks of fabric swatches, bolts of colorful material and racks of clothes, Kate Hayashigatani, 13, carefully clips into a large swath of gray wool, guided by a pattern she's modified herself. Later, she'll stitch a yellow Batman logo onto the back.

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  16. San Mateo County: Election brings change to city councilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Oakland Tribune

    There will be plenty of new faces on city councils throughout San Mateo County, according to early returns Tuesday night in the county's experiment with conducting elections almost entirely through the mail. Diane Papan, an attorney and daughter of late Assemblyman Lou Papan, was poised to join the San Mateo City Council, leading the field among the first 71,131 ballots to be counted, most of them mail ballots that were received by the county Elections Office by Tuesday.

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  17. Tax measures in South Bay, Peninsula find mixed successRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Peninsula and South Bay voters sent mixed messages on tax measures Tuesday, with early returns showing opposition overwhelmingly sinking a Los Altos proposal to remodel an aging community center and a San Carlos effort to turn a grassy lot into a park instead of homes. But after a failed effort last year, San Mateo-Foster City schools voters were approving a bond measure to build two new schools to relieve overcrowding.

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  18. Police Blotter: Welfare check requested for drunk person who just left an AA meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Casa De Campo, 12:34 a.m. Oct. 23 A purse and cellphone were taken during an armed robbery. The weapon was determined afterward to have been a BB gun.

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  19. Palo Alto: Sidewalk diner 'minimally conscious' more than one year after being struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Paul Khari's life changed the day he sat down for lunch on the sidewalk outside University Cafe in downtown Palo Alto. Khari was one of at least six diners and passersby hit on July 31, 2014, by a car that was parking on the street near 271 University Ave. Dewing, who died in February at age 91, was not cited.

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  20. Bonny Zanardi: Artists explore elements of creationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Main Gallery presents work by its newest artists in the show "Elements," which opens Wednesday. The exhibit is an exploration in a variety of mediums of elements such as line, color, shape and texture.

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