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  1. Palo Alto school website violates disability act, advocate saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Jordan Stroud, 12, left, watches Edgar Sanchez, 12, center, cut red peppers for a spaghetti lunch under the guidance of teacher, Sally Townsend, at AchieveKids in Palo Alto, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. AchieveKids works with students with emotional and developmental disabilities and helps teach them the life skills needed for independent living.

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  2. Cinequest extends its reach beyond San Jose, filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Jane Lynch will receive a Maverick Spirit Award on March 11 as part of this year's Cinequest Film and VR Festival. The festival runs Feb. 28-March 12 at various venues in San Jose and Redwood City.

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  3. San Mateo community colleges create largest-ever scholarship programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Inside Bay Area

    An annual gift from Ted Kruttschnitt of Hillsborough will fund 60 scholarships for students at the three San Mateo County Community College District schools, including CaA ada College in Redwood City, above Sixty community college students in San Mateo County each will receive a $6,000 scholarship for up to two years, thanks to the largest single scholarship donation in California community college history. Hillsborough philanthropist Ted Kruttschnitt created the program with a $372,000 annual gift to benefit students at Skyline College, CaA ada College and College of San Mateo.

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  4. Local and national theaters plan events to protest inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A ghostlight stands centerstage on the set for "Crimes of the Heart" at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will take part in The Ghostlight Project, which starts at 5:30 p.m. in each time zone.

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  5. Bay Area Trump supporters head to inauguration to welcome president-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    From left to right, Juan Hernandez, from Santa Clara, Corrin Rankin, from Redwood City, and Kim Womack, from Los Gatos, pose for a portrait aboard Rankin's yacht in Redwood City, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. All three are heading to Washington D.C. for president elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

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  6. San Carlos: pedestrian dies in Highway 101 hit and run, suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A man was killed Friday night in a hit and run collision after walking into southbound lanes of Highway 101, according to the California Highway Patrol. The man was identified by the San Mateo County Coroner's Office as 45-year-old John Hannon of Redwood City.

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  7. San Jose Sharks make generous donation to special needs high school hockey teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Jose Sharks hockey team made a $30,000 donation to help a Peninsula high school's special needs hockey group, the team announced today. The Sharks Foundation made the donation to advance the hockey group at Sequoia High School in Redwood City as part of the foundation's Big Give Program.

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  8. San Jose State hires Brent Brennan: The Spartans got it rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Brent Brennan will be introduced as San Jose State's new coach Thursday afternoon. He has loads of work ahead and a manageable bar to clear.

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  9. Tesla speeds off the line with the Model 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The company logged more than 200,000 orders, and counting, for its new, electric Model 3 by Friday afternoon. The reservations, at a refundable $1,000 each, netted the company more than $200 million.

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  10. Santa Clara: Bowling alley Moonlite Lanes rolls its final frameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    AMF Moonlite Lanes at El Camino Real and Kiely Boulevard in Santa Clara abruptly closed its doors this week, stunning long-time patrons and former employees who suspected the bowling alley's days were numbered but had not expected the final frame to come so soon. "I just think that the residents should have had an opportunity to say goodbye," said Pam Yonkman, 46, of Santa Clara.

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  11. Peninsula ready to debut futuristic delivery robotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Starting in a few weeks, people walking in Redwood City will notice something strange underfoot: six-wheeled robots delivering food, groceries and packages in the downtown area. By early 2017, there will be as many as 20 of the robots, or personal delivery devices, cruising the sidewalks as part of a ninth-month pilot program approved this month between the city and a European company launched in 2014 by two co-founders of Skype.

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  12. Tackling the Beast, with mixed results, at the Fox TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    "Beauty and the Beast": An epic fairy tale, an epic film, and an epic theater production that ran on Broadway for 13 years. That's quite a reputation to live up to, and while Broadway By The Bay's just-opened production has some sweet and magical moments - and superbly soaring music - it's also fragmented, slipshod and woefully difficult to hear clearly.

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  13. Cities considering taxes on video streaming servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    For television viewers who "cut the cord" and moved over to streaming video services, the cable companies aren't the only ones missing your money. Cities throughout California - including at least a dozen in the Bay Area - are considering adopting a streaming video tax to make up for revenue lost by viewers who have left their cable TV subscriptions behind in favor of Netflix, Hulu or HBO Go, among others.

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  14. Antioch candidates backed by charter school supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The campaign finances of several Antioch school board candidates are raising questions about whether a nonprofit organization that wants to open a charter school in the district and a political advocacy group are influencing them. Antioch Unified School District Trustees Fernando Navarro and Alonzo Terry - appointees who are running for their first full term - both received checks from individuals affiliated with the Redwood City-based nonprofit Rocketship Education, which submitted its petition to the district Sept.

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  15. Warren Miller's 67th snow sports film comes to the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    JT Holmes hits the powder at Squaw Valley in this scene from the 67th annual Warren Miller snowboarding and skiing film, "Here There & Everywhere." Can't wait till December to drive up to Tahoe? Let the mountains come to you now: Catch Warren Miller, the 92-year-old guru of snow-sports filmmaking, chatting about snowcapped peaks and big-air jumps in his 67th snowboarding and skiing film, "Here There & Everywhere."

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  16. Ravenswood schools: a disaster, or on way up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Either the Ravenswood City School District is on the cusp of good and even great things, or it's floundering and failing under an ineffective and indifferent board. The portraits painted by three candidates of the long-struggling Ravenswood district are so disparate, they could be describing different organizations.

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  17. 49ers flashback: 1979 team was dreadful despite Walsh, Montana, O.J. and Al CowlingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Owner Eddie DeBartolo, left, introduces Bill Walsh as the head coach of the 49ers following a 2-14 season in 1978. The only time in their history the 49ers were worse than 1-6, the cast of characters included Bill Walsh and Joe Montana, but also O.J. Simpson and Al Cowlings.

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  18. Roadshow: When will BART's Warm Springs line open?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Flowers planted by the city of Campbell for the 1994 opening of Highway 85. The display was blamed for a two-mile backup on the freeway's opening day. Q Is the opening date of the Warm Springs BART station classified top secret? I think it was supposedly going to be last weekend.

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  19. NAACP members sue Redwood City hotel over "humiliating" norovirus outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Civil rights attorney John Burris listens as Alice A. Huffman, President of the California NAACP, talks about her experience with the staff at the Hotel Sofitel at the law offices of John Burris in Oakland Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Civil rights attorney John Burris announces the filing of a lawsuit against Sofitel Corporation on behalf of 127 NAACP members including Alice Huffman.

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  20. Bay Area Bike Share to offer cash payments, reduced fares to low-income cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Motivate, the company that operates Bay Area Bike Share, announced Tuesday it will offer reduced fares for low-income rides, along with a way to pay with cash. Bike Share is making it easier for low-income Bay Area residents to use the two-wheeled service by reducing their annual membership fee to $5 for the first year, and allowing them to pay with cash, representatives from Motivate, the company that operates Bay Area Bike Share, said Tuesday.

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