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  1. Walter Payton: Championship player and pranksterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Contra Costa Times

    The honor is named after Payton because the Bears Hall-of-Fame running back was a stately ambassador for football. But former 49ers running back Roger Craig got to know another side of Payton.

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  2. Bay Area school search: Website puts data into parents' handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Contra Costa Times

    For middle-class parents, searching for the perfect school involves Googling, researching and networking -- and of course dissecting state test scores. Two Bay Area-based non-profits want to broaden access to education tools and knowledge, especially to enable poor and immigrant families to review schools and see alternatives.

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  3. East Palo Alto man found guilty of shooting YMCA coach in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Contra Costa Times

    An East Palo Alto man was found guilty Monday of shooting and injuring a YMCA wellness coach as he was walking home from work in 2013, prosecutors said Tuesday. Ernesto Dominguez Cuellar, 35, was convicted by a jury in Redwood City of premeditated attempted murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, including enhancements for using a gun, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  4. Bittersweet Super Bowl for football loving family of stadium worker killed at Levi'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Contra Costa Times

    Don White, the elevator mechanic killed in 2013 during construction of Levi's Stadium, is remembered by his three sons Cody, left, and Sam visiting their oldest brother Jarvis, right, at his home Sunday afternoon, Jan. 24, 2016, in Redwood City, Calif. Jarvis White wears a DW sticker on his hard hat in honor of his father, Don White, the elevator mechanic killed in a 2013 Levi's Stadium construction accident.

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  5. YouTube expansion in San Bruno signals big push by video siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Contra Costa Times

    YouTube on Tuesday bought a big office park near its San Bruno headquarters in a major expansion for the video sharing website. The expansion indicates the likelihood of more hiring to bolster its quest to provide alternative programs to traditional movie and television media.

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  6. YouTube expansion in San Bruno signals big push by video siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Contra Costa Times

    YouTube on Tuesday bought a big office park near its San Bruno headquarters in a major expansion for the video sharing website. The expansion indicates the likelihood of more hiring to bolster its quest to provide alternative programs to traditional movie and television media.

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  7. Police: Man attacks woman after breaking into home near Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Contra Costa Times

    San Mateo County sheriff's officials are seeking a suspect who allegedly broke into a woman's house and attacked her early Monday morning near Redwood City. At 12:21 a.m., deputies responded to the 3300 block of Spring Street in unincorporated San Mateo County for a report of residential burglary, according to the sheriff's office.

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  8. Mike Love: At age 74, he's still a Beach BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Courtesy of The Beach Boys Mike Love, center, and Bruce Johnston, right, are original members of The Beach Boys who are touring with that name. The band will be at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.

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  9. San Jose man dies in San Mateo County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A 28-year-old San Jose man and a 25-year-old Millbrae man were killed Sunday night after the Porsche they were driving in spun out of control and crashed into a tree in a rural area of San Mateo County, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP identified Hau Nguyen, a San Jose engineer, as the driver who was pronounced dead at the crash scene on Skyline Boulevard, where his Porsche hit a tree near Harkins Road at about 9:40 p.m. Nguyen's passenger, Andre Brutus, died later at Stanford Medical Center, after suffering major injuries in the crash.

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  10. Redwood City: Janitor files lawsuit against deputy who allegedly threatened him with gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A courthouse janitor who alleges a sheriff's deputy pointed a loaded gun at him in a San Mateo County courtroom while making racially intimidating remarks filed a lawsuit Wednesday that claims he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. The plaintiff, Jose Verdusco, claims he has been unable to return to his job since Deputy Andy Mar, working as Superior Court bailiff, allegedly aimed his service weapon at Verdusco in a mostly empty coutroom and asked the custodian if he wanted "some South Carolina justice."

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  11. "Smurf" kitten recovering from surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A kitten covered in indigo fabric dye underwent emergency abdominal surgery and was showing signs of improvement Sunday after its health took a bad turn. Smurf, an 8-week-old kitten brought to the 9 Lives Foundation shelter on Monday after being found abandoned and covered in dye on San Jose, ate "like a champ," Sunday morning, according to a post by the shelter on its Facebook page.

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  12. Portola Valley Mayor's son killed in solo car crash SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Charles Derwin, 23, of Portola Valley, died in a solo car crash on Portola Road early Sunday morning, according to the San Mateo County Coroner's Office. The Woodside Fire Protection District received a call around 12:20 a.m. from a resident who heard the collision.

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  13. Readers come to the rescue of SJSU students burglarized on Christmas dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    When residents from the South Bay and beyond heard about a nasty burglary on Christmas morning involving seven hardworking public university students paying for their own education, they simply weren't having it. Just minutes after a story publicizing the break-in near San Jose State was posted to this newspaper's website Sunday evening, random strangers set out to do right by reaching out to the young women with offers of cash and donations.

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  14. San Jose: Foxes bring petty theft to golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    They've lifted countless brown-bag lunches and an occasional wallet or cellphone, but the fabulous-furred bandits of Los Lagos Golf Course have earned a measure of respect from their marks. Golfers who focus too closely on their next shot are discovering their unattended carts are easy prey for these four-footed ninjas at the 18-hole course in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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  15. Grim year for traffic fatalities grows with pedestrian death in North San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A 22-year-old man hit by a car while reportedly crossing the street against a red light in North San Jose has died, adding to an ongoing flurry of traffic deaths that has pushed the city's total to a level not seen in decades. The victim was gravely injured about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday when, while crossing Hostetter Road, he was hit by a Mercedes-Benz heading southbound on Lundy Avenue, according to San Jose police.

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  16. Pharmacyclics' 'miracle cure': A cancer drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The small biotech company Pharmacyclics was on the ropes, teetering toward bankruptcy. Its one big product had flopped.

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  17. Flywheel's smartphone taxi meter, TaxiOS, gets green light in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Flywheel, the Redwood City company on a mission to help taxis better compete with on-demand transportation companies such as Uber and Lyft, may be a step closer to reaching its goal after the California Division of Measurement Standards approved its smartphone taxi meter, TaxiOS, for statewide use. The mobile app runs on the driver's Android smartphone, replaces traditional taxi meters and acts as a payment system, a navigation system and a dispatch system.

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  18. Vote of confidence from 49ers for Tomsula?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The 49ers top brass has remained mostly silent about the team's increasingly disappointing season, but first-year coach Jim Tomsula appears to have their support. During the CBS broadcast of the 49ers' 24-14 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, which dropped the team's record to 4-10, Feely said he had talked with 49ers chief operating officer Al Guido about Tomsula before the game.

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  19. Joan Jackson, Mercury News' first garden editor, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Services will be held Tuesday for longtime Mercury News garden editor Joan Jackson, whose legacy includes hundreds of tons of homegrown produce being donated to Santa Clara Valley's hungry. A native of Redwood City, Jackson was valedictorian at Sequoia High School and a graduate of San Jose State's journalism program, where she was the first female editor of the campus' summer session newspaper, her daughter, Patti Thiemann, said.

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  20. Silicon Valley Ball draws a big crowd with fun and lots of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Tony Lacy-Thompson / Daily News Daniel Castro performs at Club Fox in Redwood City during the Silicon Valley Ball on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. If you had been in downtown Redwood City on Saturday night, you would be forgiven for thinking that a lot of people were having a lot of fun.

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