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  1. Dog walker arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A Los Gatos dog walker who gained Internet fame for portraits of perfectly posed canines has been arrested on suspicion of running over two Labradors last week and fleeing the scene, authorities said. The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said Christopher James Iles, 44, of Los Gatos, was driving a Ford pickup truck that hit the animals as they were being walked by their owner on Dagmar Drive at Holiday Court around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  2. Quinn: Dustup over Google buses in the heart of Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    No one is blocking the sleek vehicles, deflating their tires or crying out that the Google bus is a symbol of gentrification that must be stopped. But make no mistake, just below the radar in Los Gatos, there's a little tension simmering over the shuttles.

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  3. By Katrina Cameron and Robert Salonga, Mercury NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A pair of doctors from Saratoga have been indicted in an illicit billing scheme to defraud patients and health-insurance providers by routinely charging for unperformed services and unseen patients and exaggerating other treatments, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Dr. Vilasini M. Ganesh, 46, a family practitioner, and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gregory Belcher, 54, both face a count of health-care fraud conspiracy, one count conspiracy to commit money laundering, and six counts of money laundering.

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  4. 'Free college'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Gloria Aguilar, a high school senior taking classes at West Valley College, studies in the library Thursday afternoon, May 12, 2016, in Saratoga, Calif. A year after President Obama raised the challenge to make community colleges free for all, two-year colleges across California are responding with a flurry of tuition-free offers, scholarships and other efforts to lower costs and boost dismal completion rates.

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  5. Roadshow: 'I avoided a ticket five times with this method'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Q You asked for funny ticket stories, but I have advice for those who want to avoid a ticket altogether. This tried-and-true method has allowed me to avoid being ticketed with nothing more than a courtesy ticket the past FIVE times I have been pulled over.

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  6. Election: Mixed fate for South Bay, Peninsula school taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Voters in the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District were clearly leaning toward passing Measure A, to extend for eight years a $49 parcel tax. In San Mateo County, the Brisbane School District's Measure B was poised to renew for six years and increase an existing parcel tax to $131 annually.

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  7. San Jose: 19 council candidates and two measures shape June ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Voters in June will fill three open City Council seats, vote whether to re-elect two council members and decide on a city sales tax and marijuana regulations. City leaders are asking voters to approve a quarter-cent sales tax in San Jose for 15 years to fund general city services, arguing the revenue from Measure B on the June ballot will help pay for more police officers and firefighters and a backlog of road maintenance.

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  8. Pension claim denied for CEO of Silicon Valley nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The head of a private foundation that raises money for the Santa Clara County Family Health Plan made a bid for a lucrative government pension -- and lost. State retirement fund officials last week told Kathleen King, chief executive officer of the Healthier Kids Foundation and a former Saratoga mayor, that she cannot qualify for a government pension because as the leader of a private nonprofit corporation she wasn't a public employee.

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  9. School taxes in three districts on Tuesday ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Hoping to maintain educational programs and pay for teachers, school districts serving Menlo Park, Brisbane, Los Gatos and Saratoga have placed parcel tax measures on the May ballot. Ballots in the mail-only elections must be delivered by 8 p.m. Tuesday, or be postmarked by that day.

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  10. San Jose: Council candidates raise dough, donate to themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    In the highly-anticipated election to succeed District 6 Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, several City Council candidates have emerged as early front-runners in fundraising -- but only after lending big bucks to their own campaigns. Stanford University researcher Devora "Dev" Davis raised the most money -- $51,662.84 since January -- according to campaign finance reports due on Thursday.

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  11. South Bay physician-owned surgical company slapped with $37.4 million judgmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    It once billed an insurance company $66,000 for a bunion repair, but a South Bay surgical company now faces another eye-popping dollar figure: a $37.4 million judgment for defrauding insurance giant Aetna. A civil jury last week found that Bay Area Surgical Management, based in Saratoga, recruited dozens of doctors to refer their patients for out-of-network procedures at inflated prices, fraudulently billing millions of dollars.

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  12. Los Gatos-Saratoga seek parcel tax extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Boosters of a $49 supplemental property tax for high schools are optimistic that voters in Los Gatos, Monte Sereno and Saratoga will agree on May 3 to continue the levy. Measure A would extend for eight years a flat parcel tax first approved in 2011.

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  13. Los Gatos-Saratoga tax election: Deadline loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The last day to register to vote in the May 3 parcel-tax election for the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District is Monday. Citizens 18 and older may register online at registertovote.ca.gov .

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  14. Saratoga teen launches app to aid memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Like many high school students, 17-year-old Spencer Yen was sick of memorizing lists of dry facts and regurgitating them onto tests. But instead of complaining the way most teenagers might, he took the Silicon Valley approach -- he built an app.

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  15. Selling your home? Zillow says to waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Spring is here, time for baseball games and real estate deals. At least that's the conventional wisdom: March and April offer a sure window to sell your home at a good price.

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  16. Pizarro: Holy stromboli! Readers respond with their favorite San Jose dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    And it became immediately clear that I had a glaring hole in my local culinary game: I'd never had a stromboli at Tony DiMaggio's Pizza, on Monterey Highway. Apparently, this is akin to visiting the Louvre and skipping the "Mona Lisa," assuming that the "Mona Lisa" had a buttery crust stuffed with meats, cheese and mustard and topped with sauce.

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  17. Silicon Valley luxury home sales up in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Silicon Valley luxury home sales rose sharply in February from the month before, though they dropped 11 percent from the level set a year earlier, according to a report by Coldwell Banker. Here are a few of the numbers in the report: 73 luxury homes sold in February in Santa Clara County, compared with 48 in January.

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  18. Saratoga: Los Gatos man killed in rollover crash on Highway 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A 51-year-old Los Gatos man was killed in a solo rollover crash on Highway 9 near Saratoga and Monte Sereno early Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol. Authorities were called about 12:30 a.m. to southbound Highway 9 -- which is also Saratoga Los Gatos Road in the area -- north of Austin Way for a crash involving a 2010 Infiniti G37 four-door sedan, the CHP said.

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  19. SXSW 2016: Three Bay Area acts take on AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Members of the band, Covet, rehearse in David Adamiak's garage in a residential neighborhood in Saratoga, Calif., Tuesday, March 1, 2016. From left are: Yvette Young, Keith Grimshaw and David Adamiak.

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  20. SXSW 2016: Three Bay Area acts take on AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Members of the band, Covet, rehearse in David Adamiak's garage in a residential neighborhood in Saratoga, Calif., Tuesday, March 1, 2016. From left are: Yvette Young, Keith Grimshaw and David Adamiak.

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