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  1. Highway 17 traffic collisions skyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Traffic crashes on Highway 17 rose a staggering 34 percent last year to the highest level in at least 13 years, prompting the CHP to step up patrols on the scenic but treacherous road that serves as the primary link for thousands of commuters between Santa Cruz and the South Bay. The 983 collisions in 2016 came during a winter of heavy rains and reduced enforcement, producing the highest tally since an intensive safety campaign kicked off in 2003 and the California Highway Patrol started tracking annual crashes, injuries and fatalities.

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  2. Council avoids precedent, upholds fines for illegal demolitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Photograph by George Sakkestad Dieter Schmidt was fined more than $80,000 in 2010 when contractors he hired to remodel his historic home at 130 Massol Avenue demolished walls in what the city claimed was a violation of its historic structures ordinance. Schmidt disputed the fine saying the city was aware of what the contractor planned to do, and that its flawed procedures were to blame.

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  3. Gato the orphaned bobcat is free to roamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Photograph by George Sakkestad Once the top of Gato's carrier was removed, he sat for a few minutes taking in his surroundings. Finally, he took a cautious step to freedom before disappearing deep into the woods of Sanborn Park in Saratoga.

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  4. Traffic decision means expanded town eventsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Los Gatos has launched plans to make the town a festive hotspot for locals, while detouring cut-through traffic away from downtown. Starting on Memorial Day, the town will close South Santa Cruz Avenue at Wood Road, effectively stopping beach-bound drivers from using downtown Los Gatos as a cut-through to southbound Highway 17. The Saturday, Sunday and holiday closures continue through Labor Day weekend.

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  5. Los Gatos news briefs for April 14Read the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters has mailed more than 18,000 ballots to eligible voters for the May 2 Los Gatos Union School District parcel tax election. Measure A on the all-mail ballot would increase property taxes by $290 per parcel annually.

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  6. Saratoga Around Town news briefs for April 14Read the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Eshoo is accepting submissions from students who live in the 18th District, which includes Los Gatos, the Lexington Hills, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Campbell and Cambrian Park. The winning artist's work will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for one year, and winners also attend an unveiling reception in Washington, D.C. Ready to meet Cyril Elwell, Lee DeForest, Bill Eitel, Charles Litton, Fred Terman, David Packard and Bill Hewlett? Saratoga's Paul Wesling presents "The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened Here" on Wednesday, April 19, at 5 p.m. on the Stanford campus.

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  7. Los Gatos: Around Town briefs April 14Read the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The annual "Hippity Hop 'til You Drop" egg hunt is April 15 at 10 a.m. at the Oak Meadow Park Bandstand, 233 Blossom Hill Road. The Easter Bunny will be on hand, helping kids collect 5,000 plastic eggs that have been stuffed with candy and toys.

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  8. Los Gatos: Cancer shop seeks volunteersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | Inside Bay Area

    April is cancer awareness month and if you're looking for a way to give back, to honor a loved one currently battling treatment or remember someone you've lost to the illness, the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop Los Gatos is looking for you. The longstanding store is in need of volunteers for help with the sorting, pricing, presentation and selling of gently used donated merchandise.

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  9. University Women host English tea and silent auctionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | Contra Costa Times

    Local women supporting local causes invokes a sense of unprecedented community and companionship. The American Association of University Women honors that notion, and its Los Gatos-Saratoga branch is hosting its annual English Tea and Silent Auction on April 8, 2-4 p.m., at the Joan Pisani Community Center.

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  10. Los Gatos News Briefs for April 7Read the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | Contra Costa Times

    The proposal to expand the office park at 401-409 Alberto Way is expected to return to the planning commission April 12. Planners sent the developer back to the drawing board after an Aug. 24 public hearing, where they expressed concerns over safety, increased traffic and the size of the proposed complex. Since then, developer Randy Lamb has modified the proposed development, with the changes posted online at .

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  11. Fashion fundraiser for Live Oak senior nutrition centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Contra Costa Times

    Photograph by George Sakkestad Sherrie Vail owner of US Studio in the Opera House will provide fashions for the upcoming 'Hats Off to Fashion' show at the Los Gatos History Club. Proceeds from the event benefit the nonprofit Live Oak Senior Nutrition and Service Center that provides meals and services to Los Gatos seniors.

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  12. Works by Santa Clara County student-artists are on exhibit at the New Museum Los Gatos.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Contra Costa Times

    Photograph by George Sakkestad Saratoga High School student Annie Xu and her sister Beverely Xu check out Annie's photo thats was included in this years Student Art Show at the NUMU gallery in Los Gatos. Sixty student paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, videos and prints are on display at the New Museum Los Gatos, curated from 970 submissions to the Santa Clara county-wide juried high school student art competition known as "Art Now."

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  13. Los Gatos: Quakes host Los Gatos Neighborhood Night at AvayaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 30 | Inside Bay Area

    It may be a bit of a stretch to consider the new Avaya Stadium in San Jose as a Los Gatos neighbor. After all, the new home of the San Jose Earthquakes is located down near the San Jose International Airport on Coleman Avenue, some 12 miles away from downtown Los Gatos.

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  14. Last year's sandwich orders resulted in a $29,000 donation.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Inside Bay Area

    All Jersey Mike's in the Bay Area will donate 100 percent of sandwich profits March 29 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Head to one of the 10 Jersey Mike's sandwich shops in the Bay Area on Wednesday, March 29, and the profits from your sub order will benefit Make-A-Wish.

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  15. Sen. Beall honors women of Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Photograph by Jasmine Leyva Senator Jim Beall honors six Silicon Valley women at the annual District 15 Women of the Year event on March 16 held at the district office in Campbell. From left to right: Montserrat Ayala, Courtney Cooper, Sen. Jim Beall, Hermelinda Sapien, Sylvia and Serena Alvarez, and Helen Hayashi.

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  16. Edna Ray Chinese closing after 54 years in San Jose, Los GatosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The South Bay's venerable Edna Ray, a Chinese restaurant in business for 54 years, is shutting down, and will be replaced by Sushi Arashi. No closing date has been announced.

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  17. Home Plates: A Meyer lemon baking quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    I needed just a squeeze of juice, but it seemed a shame to waste the two beautiful halves of the lemon picked just minutes earlier. Preparing to pucker up, I picked up a half and tentatively sneaked a taste.

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  18. San Jose: Harker School teacher cleared of sexual assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    David Scott Graham, 65, of Los Gatos, was charged with four counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14 and three counts of oral copulation with a minor. "We decided we could not go forward because we could not prove the charges beyond a reasonable doubt in court," said Carlos Vega, a Santa Clara County deputy district attorney.

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  19. Editorial: Stop hiding doctors' egregious behavior from patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    There is no state requirement that former Piedmont family practice doctor Lindsay Agolia advise her Yuba City patients that she's on probation after having a sexual relationship with one patient and inappropriately prescribing narcotics for another. Felix Vergara's bio on the Kaiser Permanente website makes no mention that the Antioch-based internist is on probation because of inadequate record keeping and negligent care of a patient who subsequently died .

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  20. California Wine and Beer Events for Feb. 26 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    From barrel tastings to a wine dinner pop-up, here's what's happening in the wine and beer world. Wine Tasting: Taste a selection of current wines during a winemaker-led tasting experience.

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