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

    Thursday | 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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  2. Redwood City: Driver accused of fleeing fatal pedestrian collision in Daly City pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | 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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  3. The latest tool for selling real estate: FaceTimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | 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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  4. Driver sought in hit-and-run that killed Hayward manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Contra Costa Times

    A Hayward family is pleading for the public's help to find the driver who hit and killed a motorcyclist along Highway 92 last week, then fled the scene. The family of motorcyclist Larry Pack and the Redwood City branch of the California Highway Patrol asked the public for any information helping to identify a dark-colored SUV or Jeep that hit Pack while he was on his way home from work around 5:50 p.m. April 2, according to television station ABC7News.

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  5. Biz Break: Informatica gets $5.3 billion as Silicon Valley private equity deals hit new peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Contra Costa Times

    Today: Amid a wave of leveraged buyouts in Silicon Valley, Informatica takes the crown with a $5.3 billion price tag. Private equity's lunge into Silicon Valley reached a new apex Tuesday, as Redwood City software firm Informatica agreed to be acquired and taken private for $5.3 billion, the largest deal for a Bay Area tech company in a new wave of leveraged buyouts.

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  6. Dining deals: Redwood City, Walnut Creek host restaurant weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Contra Costa Times

    Chef Manuel Martinez's LV Mar will participate in the inaugural Redwood City Restaurant Week in April. Dining deals: It's a great time to check out the thriving dining scenes in Redwood City and Walnut Creek -- at prices worth salivating over.

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  7. Students evacuated after bomb threat at Woodside High in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Contra Costa Times

    About 10 a.m., reports of a bomb came into school officials at the school at 199 Churchill Ave. and authorities there contacted police, a Sequoia Union High School District spokeswoman said. Students were evacuated to the stadium and were released to parents, the spokeswoman said.

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  8. Rocketship charter scales back grand expansion plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Contra Costa Times

    Rocketship Education, the successful if controversial charter-school operator once on a trajectory to serve 15,000 students in the South Bay, has agreed to dramatically scale back its expansion plans under a settlement reached in a lawsuit filed by four San Jose elementary school districts. If the agreement is approved this month, Rocketship would withdraw 13 charters of 20 approved by the Santa Clara County Board of Education in 2011.

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  9. San Mateo County honors Redwood City doctor who treated Ebola patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday honored Stanford Hospital emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Colin Bucks for his service in fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Bucks, of Redwood City, spent a month in Liberia last year treating patients and helping stem the spread of the viral disease, which has killed 10,460 people during the outbreak that began in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  10. San Mateo County honors Redwood City doctor who treated Ebola patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday honored Stanford Hospital emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Colin Bucks for his service in fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Bucks, of Redwood City, spent a month in Liberia last year treating patients and helping stem the spread of the viral disease, which has killed 10,460 people during the outbreak that began in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  11. San Mateo man pleads not guilty to dumping hazardous waste in storage facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Contra Costa Times

    A San Mateo man pleaded not guilty Friday to 10 felony counts of unlawfully storing hazardous waste at Peninsula storage facilities, officials said. Willis Unga, 63, is accused of causing in $88,880 worth of losses to two storage facilities where he stored hazardous materials including paint, ammonia, coating stripper and industrial cleaning agents, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

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  12. San Jose Police shooting: Academy class of 2001 has an 'unfortunate bond'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Contra Costa Times

    The night Officer Michael Johnson was gunned down, the San Jose Police Department knew one group of officers in particular should find out before it hit the news: his police academy class of 2001. These were people who were already changed forever when their classmate Jeffrey Fontana was killed during a traffic stop just weeks after graduation.

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  13. El Cerrito landmark gets new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Contra Costa Times

    A historic building established in 1935 to serve young people has received an upgrade that will allow it to serve students for decades to come thanks to its new owner, the Richmond-based Chamberlin Family Foundation. The completion of the extensive modernization of the landmark building formerly known as the Chung Mei Home for Chinese Boys was celebrated Monday with a reopening event that drew about 300 guests, including El Cerrito and West Contra Costa public officials, to the site at 1800 Elm St. The narrow, dark corridors of the old building have been replaced by an open interior with lots of light and long, modular classroom spaces.

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  14. Facebook and Frank Gehry team up to create playhouse for housing nonprofit fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Contra Costa Times

    Architect Frank Gehry is the mastermind behind Facebook's new office space and world-renowned buildings such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain. Now Gehry has teamed up again with the social network, but this time on an unexpected project -- a ballet-inspired children's playhouse for a nonprofit's fundraiser.

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  15. Palo Alto: Two dead in grisly shooting at senior apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Two men were found dead Thursday afternoon at a grisly shooting scene at a Palo Alto apartment complex, police said. Around 3:20 p.m., Palo Alto police responded to the Alta Torre senior housing complex at 3895 Fabian Way for reports of a shooting, according to law enforcement officials.

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  16. Robinhood app offers zero-commission tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Contra Costa Times

    The pitchman for Robinhood, the no-fee stock brokerage, looks a little like actor Seth Rogen: bearded, chubby, and, to some viewers, possibly stoned. In the company's 80-second online ads, he takes aim at millennials, assuring them that they don't need much cash to triumph in the stock market.

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  17. San Francisco Bay: Huge development project on Redwood City salt site suffers major setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Contra Costa Times

    A developer's long-running plans to build thousands of bayfront homes on Cargill Salt's lands -- the largest proposed development along San Francisco Bay in 50 years -- have hit a significant, and possibly fatal, setback. After several years of behind-the-scenes battles, this newspaper has learned, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken the rare step of wresting control of the most important decision over the project's fate from the Army Corps of Engineers.

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  18. Redwood City: Airport shuttle bus driver pleads not guilty to felony reckless drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Contra Costa Times

    An airport shuttle bus driver accused of hitting a pedestrian while distracted pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony reckless driving charges, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. Tiana Marie Wilbert, a 31-year-old resident of San Francisco, was allegedly distracted by some sort of electronic device when she ran a red light and struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk Dec. 31 in South San Francisco.

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  19. San Mateo County supervisors deal blow to rent control hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors pumped the brakes Tuesday on the Peninsula's growing rent control debate, signaling opposition to the controversial proposal at a hearing on the county's affordable housing crisis. The supervisors decided not to have county staff research how to create a rent stabilization ordinance, instead asking for "a little" more information on how the policy works along with a precise count of the apartment units in unincorporated areas of the county.

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  20. Redwood City: Competency doubts derail sentencing for man who had seizure while driving, killed 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A San Bruno man convicted of second-degree murder in a 2012 car-crash had doubts raised as to his competency Friday during a sentencing hearing attended by roughly 30 of the victims' family members. On the afternoon of July 28, 2012, Corsiglia had a seizure behind the wheel, crashing into a car stopped at a red light.

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