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  1. High school sports highlight reel: Top performances from last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Skylar Burris, Palo Alto basketball: She led the way with 20 points as Palo Alto beat Notre Dame-Belmont 58-43 in the final of the Notre Dame tournament. Jake Burriss, Fremont basketball: The 6-foot-5 forward averaged 19 points over three games at the Monta Vista tournament, including a game-high 20 in a win over Alvarez.

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  2. Cho's Dim Sum to reopen; Marrow owner turns to pizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Score one for the little guy: Palo Alto's loss is Los Altos' gain. Cho and Daisy Yu, who ran a beloved hole-in-the-wall dim sum shop in Palo Alto for 35 years -- until they were told their California Avenue lease wasn't being renewed -- are making a comeback.

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  3. Bonny Zanardi: New gallery exhibit is "Warped"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    One of the artists in the show is ceramist Susan Wolf, who takes the idea of the show to mean "bent out of its original or intended shape; a little weird, and certainly unexpected." But she also sees it could relate to something more metaphorical, which she has translated into "odd sets of cups."

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  4. All-Mercury News girls volleyball: Los Altos' Carmen Annevelink is player of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Carmen Annevelink arrived at Los Altos High four seasons ago as a raw volleyball talent, but it was obvious to coach Peter Kim that she could be something special. "She would ask to come in early to work on hitting, passing, whatever," Kim recalled.

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  5. All-Mercury News girls volleyball: First team, second team, honorable mentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Valley Christian High School's Ronika Stone spikes the ball during a scrimmage against Woodside High School at Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif. on Tuesday, Sept.

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  6. All-Mercury News girls water polo: Sacred Heart Prep's Malaika Koshy is player of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Sacred Heart Prep's Michael Swart and Malaika Koshy are the Mercury News water polo players of the year. Malaika Koshy came up big in the most important games of the season for the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team.

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  7. High school basketball: Half Moon Bay wins Burlingame Lions TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Half Moon Bay was a Central Coast Section Open Division playoff team last season, a solid half-court team with good size that played exceptional defense. Half Moon Bay won their second tournament championship of the young season with a 61-49 victory Friday over Los Altos in the final of the Burlingame Lions Tournament.

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  8. Santa Clara County courts get three new judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday continued his makeover of Santa Clara County Superior Court, naming three new judges to the South Bay bench. Among the picks for the 79-member court, the governor appointed prominent Silicon Valley lawyer and former county Bar President Roberta Hayashi to a judgeship.

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  9. Labyrinths: Walking in circles for a sense of directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Meredith Phillips, left, of Palo Alto, and Carolyn Barnes, of Los Altos, walk around the outdoor labyrinth at Stanford University adjacent to the Windhover building, 370 Santa Teresa St., on Dec. 4, 2014. A maze has walls, blind alleys and dead ends -- and you can get frustrated and confused and lost and end up frozen in the snow like Jack Nicholson in "The Shining."

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  10. Archbishop Mitty, Los Altos advance to Central Coast Section Division II girls volleyball finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Los Altos will get its chance to avenge a heartbreaking loss to Archbishop Mitty in last season's Central Coast Section Division II girls volleyball final. Both teams advanced Wednesday night to the title match, with second-seeded Los Altos holding off Presentation in four tight sets in the first semifinal at Santa Clara High and top-seeded Archbishop Mitty ousting Los Gatos 25-20, 25-16, 25-18 in the second.

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  11. Elections: Handful of votes separates winners and losers in Silicon Valley school board racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    If Election 2014 has been exasperating for Silicon Valley citizens waiting for results, it's been stomach-wrenching for school board candidates in races hinging on a few votes. The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters' plodding vote count -- beginning on Election Night when it took hours to post an update after the initial release of mail-in ballot totals -- fueled the drama that neared its end Monday with almost all of the outstanding ballots finally counted.

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  12. Bay Area home sales below average, price growth slowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Single-family home sales across the nine-county Bay Area remained below a 26-year average in October while prices plateaued, according to a report released Thursday by CoreLogic DataQuick. Contra Costa County was an exception, returning to its quarter-century average and scoring a 14 percent gain in sales from the previous year and a 16.5 percent gain in the median price.

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  13. Spa trend: Does salt therapy relieve allergies, asthma and skin conditions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Several mornings a week, Mercedes Costa sinks back in a chair, closes her eyes and breathes in the cool salt air. A thick layer of salt crystals lines the walls, and the coarse-ground mineral carpets the floor like sand.

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  14. New spa trend: Salt therapy claims to relieve symptoms of allergies, asthma and skin conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Several mornings a week, Mercedes Costa sinks back in a chair, closes her eyes and breathes in the cool salt air. A thick layer of salt crystals lines the walls, and the coarse-ground mineral carpets the floor like sand.

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  15. Online used car purchases get a new peer-to-peer approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Rowyn McDonald takes delivery of a used 2011 Honda Fit from Beepi's Diego Hernandez outside her workplace in Mountain View, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. McDonald purchased the car online via Beepi, a new startup that is disrupting the used car sales market.

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  16. No dealerships or stranger danger: New online used-car marketplaces never make buyers, sellers meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    First, he went on Autotrader.com and found a private seller in Marin County. But when he went to Marin to kick the tires, the guy seemed dodgy -- and the car had roughly 6,000 more miles on it then the seller had advertised.

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  17. Review: Museum exhibition explores Silicon Valley's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A comparison of the East Coast and West Coast corporate culture is a subject of a display at the "Silicon Valley: The Lure & the Legends" exhibit at the Los Altos History Museum in Los Altos, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Is it Palo Alto, with its serious tech cred, thanks to being the home of Stanford University and the Hewlett-Packard garage? Or Cupertino, home to Apple, the world's most valuable tech company? Maybe Mountain View, birthplace of the semiconductor revolution? Santa Clara, which hosts Intel's headquarters? San Jose, which Adobe and Cisco call home? How about Los Altos? Yes, Los Altos -- a spot that wouldn't have been on my list until recently.

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  18. Elections: South Bay, Peninsula schools seek bonds, parcel taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Faced with overflowing classrooms amid an economy finally out of the doldrums, 13 school districts in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties hope voters will tax themselves to pay for such things as new schools, technology and teachers' salaries. South Bay and Peninsula voters historically have done so, even during the Great Recession, passing tax measures with the required supermajorities -- 55 percent for bonds and two-thirds for parcel taxes.

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  19. Email scam netted thousands in stolen funds from Bay Area residents, investment firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Two people have been indicted on charges of stealing some $500,000 in a scam that involved hacking victims' email accounts and sending messages on their behalf authorizing large transfers of cash, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. The victims include a Redwood City couple who lost $312,000 after the suspects sent an email that appeared to be from Yahoo, asking users to log in and verify their username and password information.

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  20. Oakley identifies more sites for housing developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    In its quest to adopt a state-mandated housing element for the 2014-22 cycle, the city identified a dozen sites for potential housing development, and honed in on seven of them, but officials were quick to point out that the sites would not necessarily be developed, and that they were only looking for sites because the state was forcing them to do so. At the end of the work session, the City Council seemed like it was mainly interested in 16.11 acres located in three areas: A triangle of five sites near the train tracks by Cypress Road and Main Street, a smaller site near the intersection of Cypress Road and Sellers Avenue, and a larger site on the intersection of Carpenter Road and Empire Avenue, on the eastern side of Carpenter Road.

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