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  1. East Palo Alto man who slit his girlfriend's throat convicted of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    An East Palo Alto man who stabbed his girlfriend and slit her throat in a jealous rage was convicted of murder this week, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. The jury deliberated for a little more than an hour Thursday before finding Richard Slaughter, 49, guilty of five felony counts -- first degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle, drunken driving causing injury and driving with more than an .08 percent blood-alcohol level causing injury, according to the district attorney's office.

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  2. Redwood City: Man gets two years in jail for torturing, killing puppy in front of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    A Redwood City man who pleaded no contest to killing his puppy Lucky after torturing it for weeks in front of his 4-year-old daughter was sentenced to two years in county jail Friday morning, prosecutors said. Alan Velete, 32, pleaded no contest in July to felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor child endangerment, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  3. Historic Redwood City house may go on the market for $1 -- with a catchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    For only a buck, you may be able to buy a historic house in Redwood City. The only catch is you'd have to remove it from a downtown plot where a developer wants to build a seven-story apartment building.

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  4. Pizarro: Hispanic Foundation to honor Redwood City familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley is broadening its reach by choosing to honor the Guzman family of Redwood City, who are the first recipients of the nonprofit's La Familia Award to hail from San Mateo County. The Guzmans certainly fit the mold of previous honorees.

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  5. Palo Alto: Pair faces mail theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    According to police, a patrol officer stopped 28-year-old Shawn Michael McCourt and 37-year-old Julie Ann Scott for a vehicle code violation on the 400 block of Ramona Street at about 10:50 a.m. on Aug. 30. McCourt and Scott were both on probation for burglary and identity theft. During a search of McCourt and Scott's teal 1993 Ford Ranger, officers allegedly found two bags containing letters and packages addressed to residences in Menlo Park, Redwood City, Woodside and Portola Valley, and one business in Palo Alto.

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  6. San Mateo County judge sentenced to two days in jail for driving drunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A San Mateo County judge arrested over the Memorial Day weekend for driving drunk has been sentenced to two days in county jail and three years of probation. Superior Court Judge Joseph Craig Scott, 63, pleaded no contest through his attorney to a misdemeanor DUI charge, according to the district attorney's office.

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  7. Redwood City police looking for man who punched victim and stole his bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Redwood City police are searching for a man who punched a victim and stole his bicycle outside a convenience store in July. The 33-year-old victim was riding his bike through the parking lot of a 7-Eleven store at 400 El Camino Real around 11:30 p.m. on July 21 when the suspect confronted him, police said.

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  8. Protests aside, Redwood City says it will remove diseased oak treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bonnie Eslinger / Daily News An oak tree at the corner of Alameda de las Pulgas and Maddux Drive in Redwood City, seen on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, will be removed, despite protests from local residents, because it is diseased and likely to fall, according to a city-hired arborist.

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  9. Council tells developers to move fast if they want to build offices in downtown Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    All those developers who applied to construct office buildings in downtown Redwood City better hurry to submit their required paperwork or be left in the cold -- at least temporarily. The city last month received five office development proposals totaling approximately 489,000 square feet.

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  10. Redwood City police release video showing man punch another and take his bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Redwood City police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly slugged a victim and stole his bicycle. The strong-armed robbery occurred at about 3 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven store at 400 El Camino Real, according to police.

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  11. Free wi-fi now available in Pescadero San Mateo County provides needed service in pilot projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    There are few regions in San Mateo County more rural than the coastal community of Pescadero. Blessed with gorgeous views and secluded valleys, Pescadero has a unique charm that makes its small but vibrant business community especially desirable.

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  12. Fire destroys cabin cruiser near Redwood City's Docktown MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The blaze was reported at 4:11 p.m. in the area of 1450 Maple St., Deputy Fire Chief Stan Maupin said. He said the 25- to 30-foot vessel was "fully engulfed" and it took firefighters about 20 minutes to control the flames.

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  13. Silicon Valley Tour De Coop spreads enthusiasm for urban chicken farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    It's hard to know what was the most exhilarating to witness on Sunday's Silicon Valley Tour de Coop: the ingenuity in urban backyard chicken farms, the subtle shades of fresh eggs or the beauty of a Lavender Orpington hen. In perfect Bay Area weather befitting the fall equinox, hundreds of bicyclists toured 29 mini-ranches showcasing black Australorps, silver-spangled Hamburgs, golden sex-link and other breeds, as well as gardens and beehives.

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  14. Silicon Valley Tour de Coop spreads enthusiasm for urban chicken farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    It's hard to know what was the most exhilarating to witness on Sunday's Silicon Valley Tour de Coop: the ingenuity in urban backyard chicken farms, the subtle shades of fresh eggs or the beauty of a Lavender Orpington hen. In perfect Bay Area weather on the cusp of the fall equinox, hundreds of bicyclists toured 29 mini-ranches showcasing black Australorps, silver-spangled Hamburgs, golden sex-link and other breeds, as well as gardens and beehives.

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  15. Please Adopt Me: September Stripes specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Pets In Need Feline friends Cats Rachel and Phoebe, and kitten Joey, are waiting at Pets In Need to be your friends. Pictured is playful Rachel, who has come out of her shell since she s been here.

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  16. on the DocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    City Council, Council Chambers, City Hall, 1017 Middlefield Road, 7 p.m.: The council is scheduled to provide direction on how city staff should handle office project applications that exceed maximum development limits outlined in the Downtown Precise Plan. City Council, Council Chambers, City Hall, 600 Elm St., 7 p.m.: The council is scheduled to discuss its salary and benefits.

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  17. Police Beat: Work badge stolen in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police.

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  18. The race is on to build office buildings in downtown Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Redwood City has so many applications for office complexes that they would exceed what's allowed downtown if all are approved. So the City Council, which capped development when it adopted a downtown precise plan in January 2011, is scheduled to discuss the quandary at its meeting Monday.

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  19. A new service for the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    Morrissey-Compton Education Center has opened a Coastside office and is able to provide its full range of programs to Pacificans. The Center, a non-profit corporation, now has established an office in Half Moon Bay.

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  20. Redwood City gas station, service center owners ordered to pay $300,000 for tank leaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    The owners of a Redwood City gas station and auto service center were ordered Tuesday to pay $300,000 in civil penalties in a case over leaks in underground tanks, San Mateo County prosecutors said. The leaks were discovered in 1992 when three underground tanks capable of holding 5,000, 7,500 and 10,000 gallons of fuel were removed from the property at 590 Canyon Road, according to the district attorney's office.

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