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  1. Roadshow: What to do when stranded on the freewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Contra Costa Times

    Q Recently there was another tragedy in which a woman was struck and killed as she stood alongside an onramp on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek. I know you have covered this topic before, but perhaps it's time to tell people again what to do in such situations.

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  2. Six South Bay, Peninsula schools win national honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Contra Costa Times

    The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday named six area elementary and middle schools as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools. The schools are among 24 in California winning the award.

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  3. Silicon Valley Tour de Coop spreads enthusiasm for urban chicken farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    It's hard to know what was the most exhilarating to witness on Sunday's Silicon Valley Tour de Coop: the ingenuity in urban backyard chicken farms, the subtle shades of fresh eggs or the beauty of a Lavender Orpington hen. In perfect Bay Area weather on the cusp of the fall equinox, hundreds of bicyclists toured 29 mini-ranches showcasing black Australorps, silver-spangled Hamburgs, golden sex-link and other breeds, as well as gardens and beehives.

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  4. Silicon Valley Tour de Coop spreads enthusiasm for urban chicken farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    It's hard to know what was the most exhilarating to witness on Sunday's Silicon Valley Tour de Coop: the ingenuity in urban backyard chicken farms, the subtle shades of fresh eggs or the beauty of a Lavender Orpington hen. In perfect Bay Area weather on the cusp of the fall equinox, hundreds of bicyclists toured 29 mini-ranches showcasing black Australorps, silver-spangled Hamburgs, golden sex-link and other breeds, as well as gardens and beehives.

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  5. My workout: Squash and core workouts keep Los Altos man in shape for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    My favorite workout: Playing squash at Stanford with colleagues for 60 to 90 minutes, combined with a 1- to 2-mile run before or after the matches. It's an incredible cardio push with 10 to 12 games during a single squash match and constant running and core strength are essential.

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  6. Box leases Redwood City office complex where it could move 1,700 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Box has leased 334,000 square feet in Redwood City, allowing for an expansion of the company's operations in the Bay Area in a location that could contain about 1,700 employees, realty officials said Tuesday. The online storage company has signed a deal to rent a two-building complex located in downtown Redwood City at the corner of Middlefield Road and Jefferson Avenue.

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  7. Sunnyvale: Man killed in scooter accident identified as Los Altos residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A 50-year-old scooter rider who died after being hit by two cars was identified Sunday as Los Altos resident Brian David Lazara, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner's Office. According to Sunnyvale police, Lazara was riding a motorized scooter when he was hit shortly before 9 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Mary Avenue and Central Expressway.

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  8. Sunnyvale: Man killed in scooter accident identified as Los Altos residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A 50-year-old scooter rider who was killed by two cars was identified Sunday as Los Altos resident Brian David Lazara, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner's Office. According to Sunnyvale police, Lazara was riding a motorized scooter when he was hit around shortly before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Mary Avenue and Central Expressway.

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  9. Alibaba IPO to heat up market for Box, Lending ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    When Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba goes public as expected later this month, the oversized IPO will be a litmus test of the stock market's appetite for tech stocks and influence how Silicon Valley companies such as Box and Lending Club make their own public debuts. Alibaba announced Friday that it will price its IPO in the range of $60 to $66 a share -- potentially raising a world record of $24.3 billion, if underwriters exercise their rights to the maximum allotment of shares.

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  10. California Drought: Bay Area loses billions of gallons to leaky pipesRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    As Bay Area residents struggle to save water during a historic drought, the region's water providers have been losing about 23 billion gallons a year, a new analysis of state records reveals. 2 comments

  11. Box, Dropbox rethink future in midst of price warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Los Altos-based Box.com, listens during a keynote presentation at the annual BoxWorks user conference Monday September 16, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

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  12. Open space tax placed on November Silicon Valley ballotRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Saying more funding is needed to save wild areas in Silicon Valley amid steady development pressure, the board of the Santa Clara County Open Space Authority has placed a parcel tax on the November ballot.

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  13. North stars rout South in Charlie Wedemeyer all-star gameRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The North took the field Wednesday night for the 40th Charlie Wedemeyer high school all-star game looking like a team determined for victory, a squad that had spent more than just a few weeks together.

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  14. High school football: Wedemeyer all-star game celebrates 40th yearRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Forty years ago, the Rotarians of Almaden Valley wanted to put on an all-star high school football game but weren't quite sure how to do it.

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  15. Roadshow: Why there are bottlenecks on I-280Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q I really appreciate the articles you publish that go into the history and technical reasoning behind why our roads were designed the way they are.

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  16. Obama arriving Tuesday for Dem fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The president -- arriving late in the day from Seattle after raising money there for the Democratic National Committee -- will spend the night in the Bay Area before headlining a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising luncheon Wednesday at the Los Altos home of real estate mogul George Marcus.

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  17. Los Altos: Bullis Charter, school district reach tentative truceRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Signaling a possible end to years of acrimony and multimillion-dollar court battles, Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District tentatively have agreed to abandon lawsuits and peaceably locate the charter school on two shared campuses.

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  18. Brandon Belt makes good on home run promise for cancer survivorRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Brandon Belt really did tell the 12-year-old cancer survivor that he would hit a home run for her at the San Jose Giants game.

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  19. GoPro shares soar at market openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    JUNE 26: Nick Woodman , founder and CEO of GoPro takes a selfie with coworkers during the company's initial public offering at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City.

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  20. Audrie Pott case: Judge tentatively rules against man seeking to join suit as biological fatherRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court today tentatively ruled against a man's attempt to be included in a lawsuit as the biological father of teen suicide victim Audrie Pott.

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