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

    Thursday May 21 | 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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  2. Guilty verdict in Menlo Park pedestrians' killing by drunk driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | 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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  3. Saratoga, Cupertino challenge Highway 85 expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 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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  4. Redwood City: DUI murder defendant blames dog, blasts cops, prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | 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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  5. Seller's market: Bay Area real estate deal-making acceleratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | 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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  6. Dave Goldberg's death shines light on treadmill hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | 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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  7. Main Street Kitchen, 54 Mint in Walnut Creek; Howie's Pizza expands to Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | 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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  8. On screen: Linda Cardellini shines in 'Bloodline'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | 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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  9. Quinn: Oracle looks out from the cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | 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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  10. Redwood City: Teens arrested in armed robbery, beating of manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | 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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  11. Pizarro: Take a walk on the urban side in San Jose this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | 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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  12. Novato resident wins Alameda Commuters Golf TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Contra Costa Times

    This year's 88th annual Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament presented challenges. But at the conclusion of play on April 26, Novato resident Miguel Delgado proved himself more than equal to the task by finishing 11 strokes under par at 273 to win the championship by three strokes.

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  13. Redwood City: Half Moon Bay man faces weapons, drug charges after pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Contra Costa Times

    A Half Moon Bay man arrested in connection with a chase in San Mateo County last weekend was arraigned Monday on multiple felony charges, prosecutors said Tuesday. Roberto Sonoqui Carrillo, 30, pleaded not guilty to 10 felony weapon and drug charges in San Mateo County Superior Court and was ordered to return on May 8 for a preliminary hearing, according to the district attorney's office.

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  14. Former Stanford Hospital employee accused of molesting sedated male patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Inside Bay Area

    A former employee for Stanford Hospital's outpatient surgery center was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery after staff caught him inappropriately touching male patients, police said. Robert Lastinger, a 55-year-old Fremont resident, was arrested April 27 by Redwood City detectives for allegedly sexually battering patients under his care while he was an operating room technician at Stanford Hospital Outpatient Surgery Center, located at 450 Broadway St. in Redwood City, police said.

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  15. Former Stanford Hospital employee arrested on suspicion of sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Contra Costa Times

    A former employee for Stanford Hospital's outpatient surgery center was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery after staff caught him inappropriately touching male patients, police said. Robert Lastinger, a 55-year-old Fremont resident, was arrested April 27 by Redwood City detectives for allegedly sexually battering patients under his care while he was an operating room technician at Stanford Hospital Outpatient Surgery Center, located at 450 Broadway St. in Redwood City, police said.

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  16. Attempted rape suspect arrested in unincorporated Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office says it arrested a 22-year-old Redwood City man on suspicion of attempted rape early Saturday. A 28-year-old woman flagged down a Sheriff's sergeant at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday and reported that she had been attacked several blocks away at Edison Way and Ninth Avenue.

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  17. Bailiff on leave after report he pulled gun in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A San Mateo County bailiff has been put on administrative leave after reports that he pulled his gun during a court recess on a custodian he was chatting with about the South Carolina cop charged with the murder of a fleeing black man, sources said. A spokeswoman for the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office acknowledged Friday afternoon that Deputy Andy Mar has been put on leave.

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  18. Redwood City: Restaurant Week coming to vibrant downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Now that downtown Redwood City has become a weekend destination, business leaders are pushing for more foot traffic on weekdays. Along comes Redwood City Restaurant Week, which will hold its inaugural event April 23 through April 29, with 14 local restaurants on tap.

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  19. Redwood City: Driver accused of fleeing fatal pedestrian collision in Daly City pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A man accused of fleeing after fatally hitting a pedestrian with his truck in Daly City in December pleaded not guilty Monday morning to a felony hit-and-run causing death charge, prosecutors said. While Joro Petrovmoray, 40, is not accused of causing the accident that killed 77-year-old Daly City resident Jose Rosel on Dec. 4, he has been charged with a felony for allegedly driving away from the scene without calling for help, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday.

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  20. The latest tool for selling real estate: FaceTimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Real estate agent Julie Ray has come of age in the red-hot housing market. But this was a first: Zooming through a $1.7 million house with her iPhone, she used its FaceTime video application to send images of the property -- including bathroom tile and a backyard lemon tree -- to the prospective buyers in Switzerland.

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