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  1. Informatica: Activist investor to seek sale of Redwood City companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Contra Costa Times

    Elliott Management plans to push software provider Informatica to sell itself to private equity or another technology company, a person with knowledge of the matter said. The person asked not to be identified discussing private information.

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  2. Quinceaneras -- beautiful, wondrous, expensive -- not slowing downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Contra Costa Times

    The Perez family showed up at the Quinceanera Expo on Sunday knowing exactly how much they would pay for their daughter's traditional rite of passage party for Latino girls on the cusp of womanhood. And not a penny more! "$10,000, that's it," said Lety Perez, a Mexican-American mom who traveled from rural Watsonville to the show at the Santa Clara County fairgrounds.

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  3. Julian Edelman grows into star for PatriotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Contra Costa Times

    When Julian Edelman first played varsity football as a junior quarterback at Woodside High, he was listed at 5-foot-6 and 140 pounds. He took a pounding that season but kept getting up and coming back.

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  4. Quincea eras not slowing downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Inside Bay Area

    The Perez family showed up at the Quinceanera Expo on Sunday knowing exactly how much they would pay for their daughter's traditional rite of passage party for Latino girls on the cusp of womanhood. And not a penny more! "$10,000, that's it," said Lety Perez, a Mexican-American mom who traveled from rural Watsonville to the show at the Santa Clara County fairgrounds.

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  5. Stanford professor's working on that bebopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Inside Bay Area

    San Francisco-based Kay Kostopoulos loves having a many-splendored career -- singer, actor, dancer, director, voiceover artist, teacher. She has taught at Stanford for 17 years, specializing in such areas as acting, voice, speech and Shakespeare.

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  6. Pittsburg man to marry during sentencing for pimping 'girlfriend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Contra Costa Times

    A Pittsburg resident who pleaded no contest to felony charges of pimping out his so-called girlfriend is set to marry another woman during his sentencing hearing in a San Mateo County courtroom this afternoon. Foster Shane Gaines, 37, could face 8 years in state prison depending on the outcome of the "sentencing and marriage" scheduled for 2 p.m. in Redwood City.

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  7. Redwood City: Schools superintendent to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Contra Costa Times

    Christensen, 62, has led the K-8 district for nearly nine years, after serving as a teacher and administrator in Anchorage, Alaska, for 25 years. Under her leadership, Redwood City schools were honored for innovative practices and achievement in reading.

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  8. Pizarro: Willow Glen siblings have roles in Oscar-nominated 'American Sniper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Contra Costa Times

    When the Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning, one Willow Glen family was probably more excited than most to see that "American Sniper" had received six nominations. That's because twins Aidan and Madeleine McGraw -- just 6 years old -- have roles in the new Clint Eastwood-directed movie.

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  9. Menlo Park: Menalto Cleaners owner defrauded 38 clients out of $678,000 police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Contra Costa Times

    Menlo Park police arrested Menalto Cleaners owner Edwin Gary Smith on Wednesday in connection with a large-scale credit card fraud. Smith, 63, was served with an arrest warrant that alleges 40 felony counts including identity theft, credit card fraud and elder fiduciary abuse, police said.

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  10. Kaiser mental health workers strike in second dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Contra Costa Times

    The 2,600 psychologists, counselors and therapists walked out Monday to bring attention to what they say are inadequate staffing and long wait times for appointments. State law requires that a patient be seen within 10 business days after requesting an appointment.

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  11. Pizarro: Getting an eyeful this weekend at the Silicon Valley International Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Contra Costa Times

    I've been driving a Mustang of some year or another since I turned 18, which makes me "brand loyal" in the eyes of car dealers and "gold mine" in the eyes of my mechanic. But I do get a thrill every year out of going to the Silicon Valley International Auto Show, which starts its four-day run at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center on Thursday.

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  12. Zuckerberg book clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Contra Costa Times

    In a Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to students during an special assembly at Sequoia High School in Redwood City, Calif.

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  13. San Mateo County judge convicted of DUI admonished by judicial commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Inside Bay Area

    A San Mateo County judge was publicly admonished by the Commission on Judicial Performance Tuesday in light of his September conviction on drunken driving charges. Judge Joseph Scott, who until his conviction was the second-highest-ranking judge in San Mateo County, pleaded no contest to DUI charges Sept.

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  14. East Palo Alto man gets 96 years to life for fatally slashing girlfriend's throatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Inside Bay Area

    An East Palo Alto resident was sentenced Tuesday to 96 years and 8 months to life in state prison for fatally slashing a woman's throat last year, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Richard Earl Slaughter, 50, had lived with the woman for roughly seven months when, in a fit of jealousy, he stabbed her on Aug. 12. He then drank a bottle of alcohol, grabbed a gun that she kept for protection and drove off, Wagstaffe said.

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  15. Family of San Francisco window washer who survived 11-story fall receives $73,000 in donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Contra Costa Times

    The family of a window washer who survived a fall from the top of an 11-story building in San Francisco's Financial District last month has raised more than $73,000 to help offset their expenses following the accident. The fund was established on Dec. 11 and more than 1,160 people have donated money to the family of Pedro Perez, 58, via the fundraising website GoFundMe.

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  16. More 'Help Wanted' signs up at small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    If you're looking for signs that the U.S. economy is growing and that the job market is improving, just talk to small business owners. Revenue is up 40 percent this year at the New York-based company with more customers paying $60 to $85 -- three or four times what a supermarket cake costs -- for confections made of paper-thin pastry dough and flavored with ingredients like green tea and chestnuts.

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  17. Biz Break: Oracle buys Datalogix to track your offline purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Today: Oracle's thirst for cloud software aimed at marketers continues to be quenched with acquisitions. Also: Gilead dives after losing Express Scripts, Facebook hits record high.

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  18. Internal Affairs: Canal photos have Redwood City officials backtracking -- slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The flooding of two Redwood City mobile home parks was a PR debacle for city officials, who initially declined Dec. 8 to help the residents pump the filthy water off their properties. They changed their mind that evening, after TV and newspaper reports aired the residents' anger and concerns arose about health risks posed by the standing water.

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  19. Former San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy to receive mental health evaluation before sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A former San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy convicted of severely beating a romantic rival will be evaluated by mental health experts before receiving a prison sentence, said San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. After a nine-day trial, a jury on Nov. 6 found Colin Troy Smith, 43, of San Carlos, guilty of felony assault causing great bodily injury, witness intimidation and misdemeanor violation of a restraining order, prosecutors said.

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  20. San Mateo County declares state of emergency following week of stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to declare a state of emergency due to severe damage caused by recent storms. The declaration allows the county to apply for state and federal aid to help pay for repairs, shelter and other emergency measures needed to help in response to the roughly $3.38 million in damage caused by the storms, according to a news release.

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