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Closer Look: Bay Area Teachers Bring Skype To Classroom

Teachers at a Bay Area school have joined thousands of others using a free program by online telephony firm Skype to connect with other instructors around the world.

KPIX 5–04/22/2011

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2 Accused Of Skimming Credit Cards In Mountain View, Los Altos

Two men from Southern California are facing felony charges after placing credit card skimmers inside South Bay gas pumps in December, the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

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ConsumerWatch: Is Water Pipeline Insurance Worth It?

Vivian Barry never thought much about the water pipes under her Los Altos home, until she started getting official-looking letters from a company called Home Emergency Insurance Solutions.

KPIX 5–02/01/2011

San Jose's 911 Dispatch Staff Grows

Four South Bay Cities Look At Consolidating 911 Dispatch

Emergency calls to 911 in Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale could soon be handled by a single dispatch center.


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Masked Robbers Steal Jewelry From Salesmen In Los Altos

Two jewelry salesmen were robbed by a group of masked men in Los Altos Wednesday evening, the latest in a series of jewelry heists targeting traveling salesmen on the Peninsula since 2009.

CBS San Francisco–12/03/2010


Los Altos Man Charged With Commiting Lewd Acts On A Child

A Los Altos man suspected of committing lewd acts upon a child is being held on $1 million bail at Santa Clara County Jail, police said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–10/16/2010

Debate Over Cell Phone Tower

LOS ALTOS, Calif. (KCBS) _ The Santa Clara County Planning Commission is expected to reject a call to deny the approval of another cell phone tower in an unincorporated Los Altos neighborhood.