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  1. Dan Walters: California poised for public notice measure showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Charles T. Munger Jr., who spent millions to influence the support for Proposition 20 at the Proposition 20 office in Palo Alto, Calif., on November 12, 2010. It's showdown time for two fiercely competitive measures that would give the public more time to see legislative bills before they are passed.

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  2. Jeremy Lin's future?Read the original story

    Monday | Inside Bay Area

    Charlotte Hornets' Jeremy Lin lays on the ground after a foul while playing against the Golden State Warriors in the first quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.

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  3. Santa Clara County D.A. introduces bill to send 'next Brock Turner' to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Santa Clara County District Attorney, Jeff Rosen, and Deputy District Attorney, Alaleh Kianerci, right, speak at a press conference to announce new legislation on rape penalties at the Palo Alto Courthouse in Palo Alto, Calif., on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Proposed Assembly Bill 2888 would make stricter penalties for sexual assault on an unconscious person.

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  4. Uber agrees to expand to Palo Alto for engineering officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Inside Bay Area

    In a bid to tap into the South Bay's deep talent pool, Uber Technologies will open a big engineering office here that could potentially employ 700 people, the ride-booking company said. "This new office will allow us to grow our teams and continue to attract world-class engineering talent to make transportation as reliable as running water," Thuan Pham, Uber's chief technology officer, said Tuesday.

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  5. Palo Alto High school teacher arrested, suspected of sex crimes against studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Contra Costa Times

    A Palo Alto High School science teacher was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of committing sex crimes against one of his students, a 15-year-old girl, according to police. Ronnie Farrell, 46, of Palo Alto was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on four felony charges, including child molestation, sexual battery, communicating with a minor with the intent to commit a sex crime, and arranging a meeting with a minor with the intent to commit a sex crime, according to Lt.

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  6. Palo Alto: Housing Authority could try to use eminent domain to retain mobile home parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Erika Escalante, president of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Residents Association, thanked city and county officials and the community for their continued effort to preserve the site and support of residents at a news conference on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Palo Alto City Hall. "It looks like there will be a light at the end of the tunnel," Escalante said.

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  7. High school swimming: Presentation's Chloe Isleta is Mercury News girls swimmer of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Presentation's Chloe Isleta wins the girls 200-yard individual medley in 1:58.38 during the Central Coast Section swimming championships at the George F. Haines International Swim Center in Santa Clara, Calif., on Saturday, May 14, 2016. The Presentation senior accumulated a bucket full of second- and third-place finishes at the Central Coast Section finals her first three years of high school.

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  8. High school swimming: Palo Alto's Alex Liang is Mercury News boys swimmer of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Palo Alto's Alex Liang get a hug from his coach as he receives a medal for winning the boys 200-yard freestyle in 1:36.86 during the Central Coast Section swimming championships at the George F. Haines International Swim Center in Santa Clara, Calif., on Saturday, May 14, 2016. When Alex Liang arrived in Clovis for the state swimming championships last month, his body wasn't feeling great but he told himself to just have fun.

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  9. Opening soon in Bay Area: Trendsetters Starbird, Lemonade and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Inside Bay Area

    New bird: In Sunnyvale, a new concept called Starbird aims to reinvent the fast-food market by upgrading both the food and the experience. The innovators at Culinary Edge decided there were too many burger players out there, so they're going with chicken -- and not just any chicken, but a fresh Sonoma County bird that's marinated in a signature brine before being fried in rice bran oil to give it a lighter taste and better crunch.

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  10. Jury finds former Stanford athlete guilty of sex assault on unconscious womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A former Stanford athlete was found guilty Wednesday of sexually assaulting an unconscious intoxicated woman outside an on-campus fraternity party in a case that helped increase pressure on colleges nationwide to do more to prevent assaults and punish offenders. Brock Turner, 20, was convicted of three felony charges: assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated woman, sexually penetrating an intoxicated person with a foreign object and sexually penetrating an unconscious person with a foreign object.

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  11. Tesla launches less costly versions of Model S, faces safety probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Tesla Motors has introduced two new versions of its Model S that are less expensive than previous ones -- but the automaker's shares tumbled Thursday after a federal agency disclosed it was investigating possible suspension problems with the electric vehicle. "The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is examining the potential suspension issue on the Tesla Model S," NHTSA spokesman Bryan Thomas said in comments emailed to this newspaper.

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  12. Stanford sexual assault: Jeff Rosen's statement on judge's sentencing of Brock TurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen talks with the media outside of the Santa Clara Superior Courthouse in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Brock Turner, a former Stanford swimmer, was convicted of 3 counts of felony sexual assault on a 22-year-old young woman on the Stanford campus following a party on January 18, 2015.

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  13. San Francisco Girls Chorus closes its season with a piece by artistic director Lisa BielawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Inside Bay Area

    Few things are as sweet to human ears as young people singing harmoniously together. Such pleasures will be available when the San Francisco Girls Chorus presents its season-closing performance Sunday at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

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  14. Stanford sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Inside Bay Area

    In this file photo, former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, left, arrives with family and his lawyer Mike Armstrong, back center, at the Santa Clara County Superior Courthouse in Palo Alto. Editors note: What follows is the statement to the court from the sexual assault victim of Brock Turner, a former Stanford swimmer who on Thursday was sentenced to six months in jail and two years probation in the case.

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  15. Brock Turner caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Brock Turner, 20, center, makes his way into the Santa Clara Superior Courthouse in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Brock, a former Stanford swimmer, was convicted of 3 counts of felony sexual assault on a 22-year-old young woman on the Stanford campus following a party on January 18, 2015.

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  16. Palo Alto: Former Stanford swimmer gets 6 months for sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Contra Costa Times

    Former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was sentenced Thursday to six months in county jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious intoxicated woman. Deputy District Attorney Alaleh Kianerci had called Turner a "continued threat to the community" and asked the judge to sentence Turner to six years in state prison.

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  17. Palo Alto council approves mixed-use project at Olive Garden siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Palo Alto gained one additional affordable housing unit and ground floor retail after wrangling for hours with developers interested in a mixed-use development of offices, condos and retail at the existing Olive Garden near the California Avenue commercial area. The Palo Alto City Council voted 5-4 on May 23 to approve the project, meaning Olive Garden will make way for a block-long development at 2515-2585 El Camino Real.

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  18. Robot on patrol at Stanford Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Stanford Shopping Center has a new security guard making the rounds, one that can work all day long, literally has eyes in the back of its head and can remain on the lookout for bad guys while entertaining kids at the same time. Sounds almost like a superhero, right? Actually, it's a robot, but one that has more in common with R2D2 than RoboCop.

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  19. Seasoned Collector: History San Jose putting 1,400 artifacts on the auction blockRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Hobbyists have the rare opportunity to bid at live auction on a vast array of items History San Jose is "deaccessioning." In other words, the museum has done some spring cleaning.

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  20. Palo Alto's Varian to spin off medical imaging unit into new companyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Varian Medical Systems Inc. will spin off its medical imaging equipment unit into a separate, publicly traded business, focusing its remaining operations on medical technology used in cancer treatment. The new company will manufacture and sell Palo Alto, California-based Varian's X-ray, parts, workstation and software that are used in medical imaging devices.

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