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  1. Theater: Sensory-sensitive show of 'Around the World in 80 Days' setRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Tristan Cunningham as Passepartout pops up from the orchestra pit for a cup of tea during the TheatreWorks Silicon Valley production of "Around the World in 80 Days" at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. She will probably still do that during a special sensory sensitive performance on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.

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  2. Music and art: Combining singing, painting to center herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Painting and music, Cohn said from her Berkeley art studio, "They're both full of spirit and heart. The more I do both, the more I feel authentically myself.

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  3. Community: City plans to further squeeze too-small Lucie Stern parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    The pathway through Oak Grove at the Lucie Stern Center on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Most theater-goers avoid this path, which has no lighting, and instead walk to the parking lot on the driveway, or on the uneven but historic cobble-stone path next to the center.

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  4. Steffens selected as Sunnyvale's new city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Kent Steffens, center, has been selected as the city of Sunnyvale's new City Manager. He has been the Interim City Manager since October, following the departure of Deanna Santana who took Santa Clara's City Manager job.

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  5. Menlo Park: Benchmark downtown project hits snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    A rendering shows a planned mixed-use redevelopment at 706-716 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park. The project was sent back to staff for further review by the Planning Commission on Dec. 11, 2017, due to concerns over how it will impact commercial tenants of an adjacent building.

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  6. Menlo Park: Developer plans up to 48 new affordable unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Officials talk with attendees about a plan to bring in as many as 48 new affordable housing units to the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park during a community meeting Dec. 6, 2017. A local housing developer is seeking community feedback on its plan to build as many as 48 below-market housing units in Menlo Park.

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  7. Plus: You can get a permit to move an unregistered vehicle if you do it in advance, a reader says.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | The Campbell Reporter

    Think Express Lanes cost too much here in the Bay Area. Try $40 tolls on the Interstate 66 Express Lanes feeding into Washington, D.C. A: I most certainly did and what an eye-opener.

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  8. Culture shlock: Seasons BleatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | San Jose Mercury News

    As a musical artist, whether you're a rising talent, a perennial hitmaker or even a faded star who, frankly, most people thought had died decades ago, there's no better way to grab the listening public's attention at this time of year than by releasing a Christmas album. This season we've seen Christmas album releases from artists ranging form Gwen Stefani and Sia to Hanson and Cheap Trick, not to mention re-releases of old Christmas albums from Reba McIntyre, Josh Groban and enough others to overfill even the most devoted holiday music fan's stocking.

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  9. Menlo Park: City tries to keep 101 work traffic from spilling onto streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | San Jose Mercury News

    A staff rendering shows where a partial curb extension will be installed at Woodland Avenue and Middlefield Road in The Willows neighborhood as a means to slow down vehicular traffic and make the intersection safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. Menlo Park this week implemented a series of traffic modifications along Willow Road to stem a recent influx of cars that have spilled onto residential streets from the ongoing reconfiguration of the Highway 101 connection.

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  10. Facebook is beefing up its efforts to hire locally, but will they be effective?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | San Jose Mercury News

    Facebook held a job fair on September 30, 2017, at its headquarters in Menlo Park. The company is starting a new program called Access to hire local residents.

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  11. Council Member John McAlister changes his mind about allowing historic structure to be movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Campbell Reporter

    Mountain View City Council Member John McAlister, at the council's Nov. 28, 2017, meeting at City Hall. At that meeting, he said he supported moving the Weilheimer House to another location.

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  12. Paying the bills: City Council exploring options for increased revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Pacifica Tribune

    Mountain View City Manager Dan Rich at a meeting of the City Council on Nov. 28, 2017, at City Hall. If Mountain View is going to realize its ambitious dreams for new transportation systems and such capital projects as street grade separations, it's going to need money - a lot of it.

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  13. Dance: Moving 'Nutcracker' 200 years into a hip hop futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | San Jose Mercury News

    On the afternoons of Dec. 16 and 17, at Redwood City's Fox Theatre, audiences will be in full Christmas glow, as Peninsula Ballet Theatre presents its classic version of the beloved "Nutcracker," with choreography by Carlos Carvajal. But on the evenings of Dec. 15 and 17, the company will offer a very different sort of holiday magic - a hip hop version of the timeless tale.

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  14. Music: Klezmatics to play the Hanukkah tunes of Woody GuthrieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    When we think of songwriter Woody Guthrie, rousing tunes about social justice or the Dust Bowl probably spring to mind. How about Hanukkah ditties? Well, when The Klezmatics bring their "Happy, Joyous Hanukkah" concert to Stanford on Thursday, Dec. 14, Guthrie's songs honoring the Jewish holiday will be in the forefront.

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  15. Brocade sells San Jose campus amid slowing job marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    A portion of an office complex on Holger Way in north San Jose that until recently was the headquarters of tech company Brocade. An office building at 130 Holger Way in north San Jose that until recently was part of the headquarters of tech company Brocade.

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  16. Wish Book: Pathways guides people through end-of-life journeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | San Jose Mercury News

    For the last decade, as Virginia Ortiz battled colon cancer, her husband, Raymond, did whatever he could do to help. Over the years, the couple grew hopeful as the therapies extended her life.

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  17. Development: Council OKs moving Weilheimer House, razing Tied HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | San Jose Mercury News

    Lou Jemison, founder and owner of the Tied House in Mountain View, told the city council on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, that he didn't care about preserving the facade of the old building. "I just want an exciting restaurant space," he said.

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  18. Child-porn suspect busted by wife hid past conviction, foiled by techRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | San Jose Mercury News

    Staring at an imminent background check in their quest to adopt a child, Matthew Emilio Coda made a long-delayed and troubling confession to his wife: He had a past conviction for having child pornography. That was the last truthful thing Coda said about the issue.

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  19. Facebook readies big Bay Area expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | San Jose Mercury News

    Facebook, marking a major expansion of its Bay Area operations, has leased two big office buildings in Fremont where the social networking giant could move hundreds of its workers, according to Alameda County property records and sources familiar with the deals. The tech titan has leased a total of 190,000 square feet in Fremont, a review of county records and property brochures shows.

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  20. Critter Corner: Shepherd mix guards her home with lots of noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    PET OF THE WEEK: Daniel Tiger is a 6-year-old striped orange tabby who arrived at the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA as a stray. He's a large and handsome cat with pale green eyes and uniquely freckled features.

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