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Pets In Need Nicky special Another doggie roommate adopted, and Nicky is still here. Heis been at the shelter way too long, and is ready for a home of his own.
REDWOOD CITY, California A Jersey City daycare that serves at least one Pinoy family made headlines after more than two dozen children ended up in the emergency room for accidentally drinking bleach.
Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a former Redwood City gang member convicted of committing murder when he was 17 years old may get out of prison someday instead of languishing there for the rest of his life. Ricardo Garcia received a life term four years ago, but on Friday his sentence was reduced to 50 years to life, with a chance at parole in about 20 years.
A 23-year-old Redwood City man convicted as a teenager of killing a 19-year-old man at a party six years ago was resentenced Friday to 50 years to life in prison. Ricardo Garcia, who was 17 when he killed Solomone Zarate, was serving life without parole after his 2010 conviction as an adult of first-degree murder with a special gang allegation that made him parole ineligible.
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SAN MATEO - The San Mateo and Napa County Sheriff's offices will not be getting secondhand weapons and gear from federal agencies after assault rifles from both departments were discovered missing or unaccounted for. According to a KQED report , the counties are among nine California law enforcement that have been suspended from the giveaway, known as The Department of Defense Excess Property Program .The California Office of Emergency Services operates the program in the state.
"The Quiet Earth" is the title of the solo exhibit of work by Kevyn Warnock at the Peninsula Art Institute . She includes local landscapes of the Bay Area hills and ocean shore as well as views of the mountains of her childhood home in Northern Utah.
The owner of two Redwood City massage parlors pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three counts of pimping and two counts of keeping a house of prostitution, prosecutors said Thursday. Ting Sun, 28, was arrested Aug. 8 at the New Spa at 636 El Camino Real after an undercover police officer went there and was offered prostitution.
Officially known as an M50 Israeli Sherman Medium Tank, this vehicle was used during the 1967 Six Day War. This M4A3E2 Assault Tank "Jumbo Sherman" weighs 42 tons is one of only a few in existence.
Thirteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the Bay Area hasn't forgotten.
Solver Bo Curry of Redwood City, CA, recently wrote to remonstrate about Puzzle #3333 , and in particular this clue at 9D: There is apparently a growing temptation to include answers which are more and more highly topical, even esoteric. Great care must be taken when clues refer to celebrities, the more ephemeral the more dangerous.
Birth, death, and marriage certificates are issued by the County of San Mateo. Please contact the County of San Mateo at 363-4000 or see their website for more information about obtaining a certificate.
Since the first verse of the Book of Genesis, music has been the essential element of worship and provided the rhythm for taking a spiritual journey. The spiritual journey for St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Redwood City, California began 150 years and will be celebrated with voice and instruments on Saturday, September 13. The Celebration of Ministry also marks the installation of Reverend Susan Parsons as the first female rector for the parish.
A Redwood City church deacon's home was robbed during service Sunday by three men who were later apprehended after a 74-year-old woman demanded they fix the fence they broke while fleeing, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. The suspects, Daniel Beskalis, 18, John Bill Beskalis, 26, and Peter Tarek Beskalis, 23, were arraigned in court Monday.
Connie Shih, 91, was last seen in the area of the first block of Twin Dolphin Drive in Redwood Shores between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Shih is described as an Asian woman standing about 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighing around 100 pounds with salt and pepper hair.
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