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  1. Walden West camp silent 10 years ago after employee's sex crime arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Contra Costa Times

    Ten years before a popular Walden West camp employee was arrested on suspicion of child molestation and child pornography, another live-in employee was charged with -- and sentenced for -- molesting a child he met online. While the June 2005 arrest of Steven Michael Dolan could have served as an alarm and catalyst to beef up safeguards, an investigation by this newspaper has found the camp run by the Santa Clara County Office of Education neglected to notify parents at the time or take significant steps to change its policies to better protect children.

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  2. Unlike many, pianist Denny Berthiaume loves accompanying singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Buy a piano player a drink when he's had a long night accompanying a singer, and you're likely to hear a tale of woe. While backing vocalists is an essential source of income for many a pianist, it's often regarded as a necessary evil to be endured while waiting for more interesting gigs.

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  3. Biz Break: Oracle's earnings disappoint Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Today: Oracle's stock tumbles more than 6 percent in after-hours trading after reporting earnings and sales that missed Wall Street's expectations. Also: The California labor commissioner ruled that an Uber driver is an employee of the company, not a contract worker.

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  4. Oracle profit, sales miss estimates on currency, licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Oracle's fiscal fourth-quarter sales and profit fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by currency fluctuations and sagging sales of new products to new and existing customers. Revenue fell 5.4 percent to $10.7 billion in the period ended May 31, and profit before certain costs was 78 cents a share, the Redwood City, California-based company said in a statement.

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  5. Berkeley: Proposed credit for downtown developers draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    A proposed credit that could be worth a significant sum in savings to the developer of a downtown project will be part of the "significant community benefits" discussion that will resume June 25 at a special City Council meeting at Longfellow Middle School. Mayor Tom Bates and Councilman Laurie Capitelli want to quantify the benefits to be provided by the developers of tall buildings downtown in the form of fees: $100 per square foot for the residential portion of a building between 76 and 120 feet, and $150 per square foot for the residential portion above 120 feet.

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  6. British invasion: Redwood City brewery specializes in session beers, family-friendly funRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The Redwood City brewery, which sits nestled between a yoga center, beauty salon and taqueria at Marsh Manor, features an award-winning bitter called London Calling that weighs in at just 3.5 percent alcohol content. None go higher than 6.2 percent, and that culprit, Freewheel's Mind the Gap IPA, is a lone wolf among the pack.

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  7. Redwood City: DA identifies officer who fired at fleeing suspect carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Contra Costa Times

    A Daly City man accused of speeding away from a traffic stop and dragging a police officer a short distance last week pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Another officer opened fire on the driver, later identified as 36-year-old Reagan Mauga-Head, during the incident last Wednesday night at Crocker Avenue and Brunswick Street in Daly City, but Mauga-Head wasn't struck by the gunfire, according to prosecutors and Daly City police.

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  8. Redwood City: Alleged marijuana sales gets liquor store license suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Avenue Liquors' license to sell alcohol was suspended after one of its owners was caught selling marijuana to agents posing as customers, according to state alcohol regulators. The store, located at 2147 Roosevelt Avenue in Redwood City, had its license suspended for 25 days, according to a news release from the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

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  9. Motorcycle lane-splitting bill passed by California AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    California is poised to become the first state to allow motorcycles to weave between cars that are slowed by traffic. The Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly approved Assembly Bill 51, permitting motorcyclists to split lanes so long as they do so at speeds no faster than 50 mph.

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  10. Former Stanford medical clinic employee pleads not guilty to groping male patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A former Stanford Hospital employee accused of groping male patients while they were under anesthesia pleaded not guilty today in San Mateo County Superior Court to sexual battery charges, prosecutors said. Fremont resident Robert Lastinger, 55, pleaded not guilty to four counts of sexual battery and was ordered to return to court on July 1 for a preliminary hearing, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said today.

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  11. Guilty verdict in Menlo Park pedestrians' killing by drunk driverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A San Mateo County jury on Wednesday convicted a woman of second-degree murder for drunkenly slamming her car into a Menlo Park couple who were walking their dog. Marjorie Ann Reitzell, 55, of Redwood City, sat stoically as the jury of eight women and four men delivered the verdict in Superior Court Judge Robert Foiles' courtroom after deliberating for a day.

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  12. Saratoga, Cupertino challenge Highway 85 expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The plan to add toll lanes on Highway 85 has smacked head-on into opposition by two West Valley cities upset by what they fear will be increased traffic and more noise. The city councils of Saratoga and Cupertino have voted to sue Caltrans and the Valley Transportation Authority to stop Highway 85 carpool lanes from being converted into toll lanes, saying the state agency failed to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act.

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  13. Redwood City: DUI murder defendant blames dog, blasts cops, prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A woman charged with striking and killing a married couple while driving drunk blamed the accident on the couple's dog and lashed out at "crooked" cops Wednesday during combative cross-examination in San Mateo County Superior Court. Marjorie Reitzell, 55, faces two counts of second-degree murder for allegedly veering off the road in Menlo Park on Oct. 24, 2013, and running down Balbir Singh, 50, and Kamal Singh, 45. The parents of three children were hit from behind while walking their dog alongside Chilco Street.

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  14. Seller's market: Bay Area real estate deal-making acceleratesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    How fast is fast? For Bay Area real estate, the speed of deal-making is accelerating this spring as homes spend less time on the market and cash deals close at bullet-train speed. Just ask Steve Pierce, whose house in Redwood City attracted 17 offers last month and raced so quickly through the escrow process that he and his wife, Sheila, requested a delay so they could spend Easter dinner with the family: "It was like boom, boom, boom," he said.

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  15. Dave Goldberg's death shines light on treadmill hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Evernote employees exercise on treadmills at the office gym overlooking Highway 101 on June 3, 2014, in Redwood City, Calif. Treadmills are America's best-selling exercise equipment and offer users a way great way to boost cardiovascular fitness, but the tragic death of Dave Goldberg, CEO of Survey Monkey and husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, highlights the hazards of these increasingly high-tech and high-powered belt-driven machines.

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  16. Main Street Kitchen, 54 Mint in Walnut Creek; Howie's Pizza expands to Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Seasonal fare: In Walnut Creek, residents and restaurateurs Arash and Lauren Ghasemi have fulfilled a long-held dream with their new farm-to-table eatery, Main Street Kitchen. For several years, the Ghasemis have been serving breakfast and lunch to government workers at their Cafe 15 in downtown Oakland.

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  17. On screen: Linda Cardellini shines in 'Bloodline'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    We don't know if Linda Cardellini will show up again as Don Draper's lusty neighbor in the final episodes of "Mad Men," but she's making quite an impression in "Bloodline," currently streaming on Netflix. The native of Redwood City plays Meg Rayburn, a Florida Keys lawyer trying to atone for the mistakes of her youth.

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  18. Quinn: Oracle looks out from the cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Its six gleaming, sea-blue, cylinder-shaped buildings off Highway 101 are imposing. Its products are complicated programs for corporations, not consumers.

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  19. Redwood City: Teens arrested in armed robbery, beating of manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Two teens were arrested on armed robbery charges Wednesday after authorities say they and two younger teens robbed and beat a Redwood City man with a semi-automatic handgun. Siliveinusi Hendon Tautuaa and Tangata Laulea, both 18 and from Redwood City, were booked into San Mateo County Jail late Wednesday after they and the younger teenagers were accused of robbing a 31-year-old man.

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  20. Pizarro: Take a walk on the urban side in San Jose this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    There's really no better way to get to know the city where you live than exploring it on foot. And this weekend, San Jose residents and visitors will be doing just that on a number of Jane's Walks, a series of strolling tours named after the late journalist and urban activist Jane Jacobs.

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