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  1. Stanford synchronized swimmers claim 8th national titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | Contra Costa Times

    No more 6 a.m. practices in the pool. No more underwater laps to train her breath control.

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  2. Pricey zip codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 29 | Inside Bay Area

    The 25 priciest ZIP codes in the U.S. are top-heavy with Bay Area addresses: Eight of the most expensive concentrations of residential real estate are on the Peninsula or in the South Bay. Atherton's 94027 code is No.

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  3. Palo Alto, Atherton crack Top 10 priciest zip codes in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 29 | Inside Bay Area

    The 25 priciest ZIP codes in the U.S. are top-heavy with Bay Area addresses: eight of the most expensive concentrations of residential real estate are on the Peninsula or in the South Bay. Atherton's 94027 code is number two on the list, with a median sale price of $5,900,000 for 111 transactions last year.

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  4. Tri-Valley youth sports results: West Coast SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Over the weekend of March 12-13, the defending state and national champion West Coast Wild girls U17 soccer team start off the spring league season and NPL showcase with a bang. West Coast Wild Santa Clara Sporting both knocked each other out of last years prospected cups, but faced off in the championship with the Wild coming securing the title, 5-2.

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  5. Around Pleasanton: Sleep expert addresses Stoneridge Creek seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    "Let your thoughts drift, just like a cloud passing over the landscape," said speaker Sally Reese, a psychotherapist from Fremont, to about 100 Stoneridge Creek residents. She was leading the members of the Sleep Well Club through a meditation exercise as part of her talk, "Stress & Insomnia: Letting Go."

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  6. Mountain View: Juveniles accused of liquor store robbery arrested in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Two juveniles suspected of robbing a liquor and food market were arrested Sunday night after leading officers on a pursuit, and a third suspect remains at large, according to Menlo Park police. The robbery was reported at 10:46 p.m. at the Liquor and Food Mart at 2339 California Street in Mountain View, where multiple suspects armed with a black semi-auto handgun made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police.

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  7. CCS girls basketball playoffs roundup: Tailyn Byrd lifts Piedmont...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    With the season on the line Saturday, Tailyn Byrd made the shot that moved Piedmont Hills into the semifinals of the Central Coast Section Division I girls basketball playoffs. Byrd's layup in the closing seconds gave fifth-seeded Piedmont Hills a 44-43 victory over No.

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  8. 'Telling: Stanford' uses theater to bring vets, civilians togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The Telling Project is a national performing arts non-profit that uses theater to help civilians understand the military experience, and to help veterans in their transitions back to civilian life. "Greater understanding fosters receptivity, easing veterans' transitions back to civil society, and allowing communities to benefit from the skills and experience they bring with them," according to the organization's website.

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  9. Guest commentary: Running the numbers on 50 years of Super BowlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Northern California has played host to the most spectacular sports party on the face of the planet this week. Many who will be caught up in the festivities have no institutional memory that there was a Super Bowl I before there was a Super Bowl L. On the other hand, some were lucky enough to see Joe Montana, Ronnie Lott, Dwight Clark, Roger Craig, Bubba Paris, Wendell Tyler and friends including John Candy take apart Dan Marino and his Miami Aquatic Mammals 38-16 at old Stanford Stadium during Super Bowl XIX.

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  10. Meningitis scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The morning after Santa Clara County public health officials said that a second Santa Clara University student could have contracted the potentially deadly meningococcal meningitis, students Wednesday morning had mixed reactions about the unsettling news. Some sipped coffee and hurried to classes, saying the email updates they received from the university were adequate.

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  11. Santa Clara students fret over potentially deadly outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The morning after Santa Clara County public health officials said that a second student could have contracted the potentially deadly meningococcal meningitis, students Wednesday morning had mixed reactions about the unsettling news. Some sipped coffee and hurried to classes, saying the email updates they received from the university were adequate.

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  12. Campbell: Woman wanted for stealing police car is arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    For the past couple of days, Itse Murillo was one of the most wanted fugitives in the South Bay after allegedly stealing a Campbell police car and injuring an officer who tried to stop her, as well as striking a Los Altos police car in a separate pursuit. Her flight from law enforcement ended at 7:15 p.m. Monday, when she was arrested during a traffic stop on East San Antonio Street near King Road in San Jose, the Campbell Police Department announced Tuesday.

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  13. Neurosurgeon James Doty went 'Into the Magic Shop' and found the link between the brain and the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Dr. James R. Doty was 12 years old when he walked into a magic shop on the outskirts of his hometown, looking to learn some new card tricks. In his new book, "Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart" , Doty recalls meeting a woman named Ruth, who offered to teach him techniques that would overcome his fears and chart his future.

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  14. Roadshow: Waze users (and Mr. Roadshow) come under attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Q Isn't it nice that you got a front-page article on your love for Waze. How joyous for you.

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  15. Los Altos: Cellphone tracking info used to find burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Police said a man on a bicycle, later identified as Juan Carlos Lopez, took the cellphone from an unlocked vehicle in the 100 block of Chester Circle in Los Altos on Jan. 13. The victim provided tracking information for the cellphone to detectives, who used it to find Lopez in downtown San Jose, according to police. While detectives were speaking with Lopez, a second burglary was reported in the 4700 block of El Camino Real in Los Altos.

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  16. Crowd-funding: a new real estate investment modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    In today's real estate culture, a house is no longer just a home. It's viewed as an avenue to wealth.

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  17. Santa Clara County determined to fund psychiatric facility for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Despite a rash of teen suicides and hundreds of children in need of emergency mental health care each year, Northern California's most populous county does not have a single inpatient psychiatric bed for young people. But now, with overwhelmed community agencies and desperate parents seeking crisis care as far away as Concord, Vallejo and even Sacramento, Santa Clara County supervisors have vowed to fund a new psychiatric facility for children by June.

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  18. Los Altos police: Caregiver stole $20,000 from 95-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A 36-year-old San Bruno woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of financial elder abuse and forgery after she allegedly stole about $20,000 from an elderly man in her care. Mahe Puipui worked as an in-home caregiver for the 95-year-old man, a Los Altos resident, according to police.

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  19. Herhold: Steven Marshall's take on the death of his son, BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Dr. Steven Marshall is a painfully honest man, a guy who does not excuse his own errors. For four days a week, he is a dentist in Sunnyvale.

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  20. San Jose bail agent arrested on suspicion of extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The motto of Jake's Bail Bonds -- "Whatever the situtation, I can assist'' -- is exactly the kind of assurance anxious families whose loved ones need to be bailed out of jail long to hear. But prosecutors claim that in at least one case, the only person Jake Peters sought to assist was himself.

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