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Repeat drunk driver Robert Schiro. (Source: Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Victim Wants Repeat South Bay Drunk Driver Jailed For Life After He’s Busted Again

A repeat drunk driver just out of prison has been busted again after a crash in Saratoga.

07/09/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

‘Audrie’s Law’ Advances, Mandatory Sentences For Juveniles Convicted Of Sex Assaults Dropped

A state Assembly committee on Tuesday passed a bill named after a teen suicide victim after its sponsor agreed to remove a controversial two-year minimum sentence for juveniles convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious or disabled person.

06/24/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Audrie’s Law Supporters Urge Mandatory Sentencing For Juvenile Sex Offenders Before State Lawmakers

Emotional testimony took over an Assembly committee on public safety hearing in Sacramento Monday over a bill requiring mandatory sentencing for certain juvenile sex offenders.

06/17/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

State Senate Approves ‘Audrie’s Law,’ Higher Penalties For Juveniles Convicted Of Sex Assaults

California would toughen penalties for young people convicted sexually assaulting someone who is unconscious under legislation the Senate approved Wednesday in response to an assault on a teenager who later committed suicide.

05/28/2014

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3 Arrested For Saratoga Burglary Of Home While Resident Was Napping

The suspects Antonio Harry, 23, of San Francisco, Jalil Jones, 20, of Richmond, and Dominiq Wright, 24, of Pittsburg were detained and arrested.

04/20/2014

Hugh Laurie (credit: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Hugh Laurie Reveals Bay Area Tour Dates With The Copper Bottom Band

In May, the actor/blues musician will perform at The Fillmore SF & Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga

03/26/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Bay Area Lawmakers Propose ‘Audrie’s Law’ For Cyberbullying

Juveniles who sexually assault unconscious victims could be tried as adults under proposed California legislation brought in response to the suicide of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually battered while passed out at a party then humiliated by photos circulated to classmates.

03/07/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Saratoga Teen’s Photos Going ‘Viral’ Before Her Suicide Debunked By Student Journalists

Several student journalists received a prestigious award for what the Society of Professional Journalists called their “courageous reporting” of the Audrie Pott case.

02/17/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Boys Admit To Sexually Assaulting Saratoga Teen Audrie Pott

In documents in the case, the three admitted to sexually assaulting the 15-year-old in 2012 and possessing naked photos of her, before she took her own life.

01/15/2014

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2.9 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Saratoga, Cupertino

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck an area near Saratoga and Cupertino in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

12/13/2013

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