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  1. East Palo Alto man gets 4 years in prison for high-speed chase with children in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Inside Bay Area

    An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase through San Mateo County in April while his two young children were in the car, prosecutors said. John Bivins, 24, pleaded no contest to evading police and child endangerment and was sentenced by Judge Leland Davis to four years in prison, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  2. California drought: State residents cut water use 27 percent in June, beating state targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Contra Costa Times

    Signs of the drought show in the low water levels at the south side of Camanche Reservoir in Wallace, Calif., on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. As of this summer the reservoir is only 24 percent full.

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  3. East Palo Alto man gets 4 years in prison for high-speed chase with children in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Contra Costa Times

    An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase through San Mateo County in April while his two young children were in the car, prosecutors said. John Bivins, 24, pleaded no contest to evading police and child endangerment and was sentenced by Judge Leland Davis to four years in prison, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  4. $2.2M approved for 12 Bay Area hydrogen refueling stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Contra Costa Times

    The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has approved $2.2 million to complete 12 hydrogen refueling stations in the Bay Area, BAAQMD officials said Wednesday. The 12 stations to be completed will be located in Berkeley, Campbell, Foster City, Hayward, Los Altos, Mill Valley, Mountain View, Oakland, Redwood City, North First and North Fourth streets in San Jose, San Ramon, Saratoga, South San Francisco and Woodside.

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  5. Redwood City cat tries hatching scrub jay eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Contra Costa Times

    DEAR JOAN: Some years ago I had a family of scrub jays build a nest in an orange tree outside the back bedroom window. My sweet cat must have noticed it, and one day when we were outside, we couldn't find her.

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  6. Berkeley defines, quantifies "significant community benefits" for downtown high-risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Contra Costa Times

    A system has at long last been approved for calculating the value of "significant community benefits" developers of downtown high-rise buildings are obligated to provide in excess of the existing requirements for all projects in the city. The underlying idea is that the community should get something back for the enhanced property values resulting from higher height allowances under the city's 2012 Downtown Area Plan, which provides for five new buildings taller than 75 feet, including three up to 180 feet.

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  7. Former San Mateo County deputy to be retried on stalking, assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Contra Costa Times

    A former San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy convicted of stalking his ex-girlfriend and severely beating a romantic rival in 2013 will be retried on the charges based on new evidence, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Thursday. Judge Leland Davis granted a defense motion for a new trial in June after Deputy Colin Smith's ex-girlfriend came forward with allegations that the assault victim had abused her, Wagstaffe said.

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  8. Former Stanford track star aiming to merge sports, academicsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford grad Erica McLain, an Olympic triple-jumper, is inspiring local youth to become athletes and STEM students. Erica McLain was a three-time NCAA triple jump champion at Stanford, but she is seeking to soar even farther these days.

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  9. Redwood City: Basketball coach who made advance on student sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Contra Costa Times

    A high school basketball coach who made advances toward his 15-year-old student while giving her a ride home in South San Francisco last year was sentenced to jail Wednesday morning, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Mark Turner, 42, pleaded no contest in May to felony lewd act on a 15-year-old child by a person more than 10 years older on condition of no more than 120 days in jail.

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  10. Redwood City: Acupuncturist accused of touching patient inappropriatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Inside Bay Area

    A 65-year-old acupuncturist suspected of inappropriately touching a female patient was arrested Monday at his office, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Randall Neustaedter, an oriental medicine doctor who practices holistic medicine, was taken into custody at his office on Woodside Road and booked into the Maguire Correctional Facility on two counts of forcible act of sexual penetration, according to the sheriff's office.

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  11. Marin crash lands Peninsula men in jail on auto theft allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Two men who crashed a car in San Rafael were arrested after police determined the car was stolen and found alleged methamphetamine pipes inside. Lawrence Broussard, 35, of Redwood City was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of vehicle theft, driving while intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a valid license.

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  12. Woman who crashed into, killed Menlo Park couple sentenced to 30 years to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Contra Costa Times

    A woman with a prior DUI conviction who struck and killed a Menlo Park couple walking their dog was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years to life in prison, prosecutors said. A jury in May found Marjorie Reitzell, 55, guilty of two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving charges.

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

    Jul 4, 2015 | 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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  14. Unlike many, pianist Denny Berthiaume loves accompanying singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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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  15. Biz Break: Oracle's earnings disappoint Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  16. Oracle profit, sales miss estimates on currency, licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  17. Berkeley: Proposed credit for downtown developers draws criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | 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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  18. British invasion: Redwood City brewery specializes in session beers, family-friendly funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | 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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  19. Redwood City: DA identifies officer who fired at fleeing suspect carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | 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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  20. 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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