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  1. DreamWorks Animation widens loss in the first quarterRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Los Angeles Times

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. reported a larger-than-expected loss in the first quarter, reflecting restructuring charges from recent layoffs. The Glendale studio reported a net loss of $54.1 million, or 64 cents a share, during the three months that ended March 31, compared with a loss of $42.9 million, or 51 cents, during the same quarter last year.

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  2. Ex-Stanford operating room tech accused of molesting sedated patientsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Los Angeles Times

    A former operating room technician at Stanford Health Care's outpatient medical center was arrested Monday on suspicion of molesting patients while they were sedated, police said. Robert Lastinger, 55, is accused of sexually touching four male patients at the Redwood City-based medical center between March 15 and April 2, according to the Redwood City Police Department.

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  3. China's LeTV launches smartphone, inks production dealsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Los Angeles Times

    Chinese entertainment and tech company LeTV said Tuesday it would launch its new mobile phones and smart television service in the U.S. and establish an American headquarters in Redwood City, joining a raft of Chinese competitors expanding their operations to California. With splashy near-simultaneous events in Beijing and San Francisco, LeTV said it would initially target its offerings at Chinese-speaking Americans, a potentially receptive audience for its expansive library of TV episodes and films.

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  4. Mayor Ed Lee faces fire over who benefits as S.F. boomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The 656-condo Lumina complex promises a "transcendent living experience," with a club lounge, climbing wall and pet grooming station. The smallest units start at about $1 million.

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  5. Oregon abolishes its hopelessly bungled health insurance exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, shown speaking to reporters last month in Salem, on Friday signed legislation abolishing the state's troubled health insurance exchange. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, shown speaking to reporters last month in Salem, on Friday signed legislation abolishing the state's troubled health insurance exchange.

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  6. Ralph Nobles dies at 94; nuclear physicist worked on Manhattan ProjectRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Ralph Nobles, a nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project and later led efforts to save thousands of acres of San Francisco Bay wetlands from development, has died. He was 94. A Redwood City resident for half a century, Nobles died Friday at Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center from complications of pneumonia, his family told the San Jose Mercury News.

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  7. Investors snap up luxury hotels amid rising occupancy and room ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The rooms at Montage Laguna Beach typically go for $800 a night and up, but the hotel has no problem filling them, a stark contrast from just a few years ago, when the Great Recession kept most people away. The rooms at Montage Laguna Beach typically go for $800 a night and up, but the hotel has no problem filling them, a stark contrast from just a few years ago, when the Great Recession kept most people away.

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  8. Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Redwood City, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Friday morning two miles from Redwood City, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:44 a.m. PST at a depth of 2.5 miles.

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  9. Montage Laguna Beach sells for $360 million; deal shatters state recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. is buying the 250-room Montage Laguna Beach from an affiliate of Ohana Real Estate Investors. Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. is buying the 250-room Montage Laguna Beach from an affiliate of Ohana Real Estate Investors.

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  10. Yes, you can check your cellphone while driving -- but is it worth it?Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Last September, Andreas Sundquist was on his way to San Francisco International Airport to pick up his girlfriend when traffic on Highway 101 near Redwood City suddenly came to a stop. Fearing he'd be late, he picked up his smartphone to check the GPS map.

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  11. Dreamworks Animation stock drops, logs 52-week lowRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., headquartered in Glendale, recently announced layoffs and saw its stock price decline. The stock fell $1.95 or 9.5% to $19.27 in trading on Friday.

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  12. DreamWorks to cut jobs in restructuringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    DreamWorks Animation, which took a $57-million write-down last year on "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," has struggled in recent years. DreamWorks Animation, which took a $57-million write-down last year on "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," has struggled in recent years.

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  13. DreamWorks Animation to cut 500 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. logo is displayed in the courtyard of the company's headquarters in Glendale, California. DreamWorks Animation announced Thursday that it would cut 500 jobs in the wake of a string of box-office disappointments.

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  14. Virtual reality isn't just for video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Chris Hall, left, tries out a virtual reality headset during the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas this week. When people think of virtual reality, they think games.

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  15. USOC impressed enough by cities to make bid for 2024 Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Children play on an Olympic rings display near the rowing venue for the 2012 London Olympic Games. REDWOOD CITY, Calif.

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  16. U.S. Olympic officials gather to decide on 2024 bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is one of the leaders of a group attempting to bring the Olympics to the city in 2024. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is one of the leaders of a group attempting to bring the Olympics to the city in 2024.

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  17. Strategy of DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    DreamWorks Animation's next animated sequel, "Penguins of Madagascar," is expected to do solid business when it debuts next week. Above, DreamWorks offices in Redwood City, Calif.

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  18. San Mateo officers arrested in jail contraband trafficking, D.A. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Three San Mateo County Sheriff's Department officers have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs and cellphones to a gang member inside a detention facility. From left: Michael Del Carlo, George Ismael and Juan Lopez.

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  19. 60 people fall ill with norovirus at Bay Area luxury hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Norovirus is the source of stomach illness for at least 60 people after they stayed at a Bay Area hotel Public health officials say 60 people who fell ill after staying at a Bay Area luxury hotel two weeks ago contracted the norovirus -- a highly contagious virus that can lead to stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea. San Mateo County health officials confirmed Friday that the guests and employees of the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City became ill sometime after Oct. 28, and traced the illness to the highly contagious norovirus, which spreads after contact with an infected person or contaminated food and water.

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  20. Man gets jail term for torturing puppy in front of 4-year-old daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Man get two years for torturing puppy in front of 4-year-old daughter for a month and then suffocating it A Redwood City man was sentenced to two years in jail for torturing and suffocating his family's puppy in front of his 4-year-old daughter, officials said Monday. Alan Benjamin Velete, 32, was also ordered Friday to serve a third year in a residential rehabilitation treatment center, according to the San Mateo County district attorney's office.

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