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  1. John Horgan: Michael Moloney: A real Peninsula character passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Pacifica Tribune

    Michael Moloney was not your ordinary guy. Not by a long shot. For years, the Peninsula resident railed against the influential and powerful, regardless of political party.

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  2. Christmas trees, decorations and fire safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Pacifica Tribune

    While thankfully house fires caused by poor Christmas tree safety are not common, just one fire can be devastating. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection newsroom, in 2011, close to 300 Christmas tree and holiday decoration fires were reported to CAL FIRE.

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  3. Brisbane: Man found with 145 pounds of dynamite sentenced to 2 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Inside Bay Area

    A man found with explosives powerful enough to "destroy the neighborhood" was sentenced today to a two-year prison sentence, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. William Harrell, 48, pleaded no contest to felony possession of marijuana for sale, felony possession of an automatic weapon and illegal possession of an explosive, according to the San Mateo District Attorney's office.

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  4. Moving' on upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Pacifica Tribune

    Charlie Sheehy has been boxing since he was nine years old. Now a 16-year-old junior boxer, he recently claimed the Junior Golden Gloves title at a national championship bout in Mesquite, NV.

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  5. Brisbane: Driver killed in crash when car goes over an embankmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A motorist was killed in Brisbane on Sunday morning when their car went over an embankment during a short police chase. The victim, who has not been identified, was driving on Geneva Avenue near Bayshore Boulevard in Daly City when an officer tried to pull the car over, Daly City police Sgt.

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  6. Purdy: Olympic bid for Bay Area a follyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    My reaction: That's nice. Now we can also get ready for the 2022 San Carlos World's Fair, the 800-foot tall Jerry Garcia statue to be built atop Mt.

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  7. Senior spotlight on Barbara PaquetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    Barbara Paquette has done a lot of square dancing. She has square-danced in Oregon, Virginia, and Hawaii and on a cruise through the Panama Canal.

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  8. Daly City: Four candidates compete for three council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Brisbane School District board President Tom Ledda and former Daly City Councilwoman Judith Christensen face Councilmen Mike Guingona and Ray Buenaventura. Vice Mayor Carol Klatt decided to step down this year after 21 years on the council.

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  9. Internal Affairs: Angry words still flowing after seven yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A pro-labor union website and a former city honcho are criticizing San Jose City Council candidate Don Gagliardi for allegedly bad-mouthing redevelopment officials at a public meeting seven years ago. Back then, former Redevelopment Agency director Harry Mavrogenes wrote a brief letter to Gagliardi telling him to stop his "pervasive, hostile interactions" with his underlings, or else.

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  10. First annual Octoberfest a big successRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    Photo by Carol Camacho Left to right, Chamber CEO Courtney Conlon with Brisbane Chamber CEO Mitch Bull and his wife Alice Bull "Ja" and "danke" and the sound of a whole lot of German names rang out in the first annual Octoberfest in the Linda O'Brien auditorium of St. Peter Church. Instead of filling out a name tag with one's real name, Chamber volunteers renamed all the attendees with German names at the door.

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  11. Police Blotter: Bicyclist injured in hit-and-run accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    North El Camino Real, 10:24 a.m. Monday A male accused his neighbor of putting a nail in his tire and smashing the couch he set out for the Salvation Army. First and South B streets, 4:15 p.m. Monday A disturbance was reported by a person who said the pair involved, both blonde and wearing school uniforms, was kicking bottles.

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  12. Senior spotlight on David R. CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    More than one hundred years ago, both sides of David R. Canada's family climbed aboard a sailing ship and set off from their home, an island off the Spanish Coast, and headed to Hawaii. "It was 1907," Canada said.

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  13. One dead, two injured after fall off seaside cliff in Daly CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Saratoga News

    One person was killed and two others seriously injured when all three fell off an seaside cliff in Daly City early Saturday morning.

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  14. A man facing the death penalty for allegedly killing and sexually...Read the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A man facing the death penalty for allegedly killing and sexually assaulting a woman 25 years ago has pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court, prosecutors said Friday.

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  15. Business news in briefRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    Pacifica Chamber of Commerce is participating in a multi-chamber business expo Thursday, August 7 from 4-7 p.m. at the South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 S. Airport Blvd., South San Francisco.

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  16. Silicon Valley venture investments continue to set recordsRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Venture capital firms in the region invested $7.1 billion in private tech firms and startups in the second quarter this year, a 45 percent increase over the first quarter -- which, until now, had been the largest fundraising quarter since 2000, according to The MoneyTree Report, a quarterly report released Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the ... (more)

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  17. Brisbane: Nightclub's alcohol license suspended over gambling allegationsRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Oakland Tribune

    The historic 23 Club has had its alcohol license suspended after investigators found customers gambling online using the business's computers, according to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

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  18. Overtime costs at Bay Area governments soar since recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Vallejo Police Officer Stanley Eng talks to children and the driver of a minivan which ran a red light and collided with a Toyota Prius at Harbor Way and Mare Island Way in Vallejo in 2013 As Bay Area governments have slashed their work forces in recent years, overtime pay has exploded, with nearly 1,500 public employees adding at least $50,000 in ... (more)

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  19. John Horgan: Colma graveyards could be considered local 'open space'Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Oakland Tribune

    Open space is a tender subject on the Peninsula. For many avid environmentalists, the issue is the next best thing to a secular religion.

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  20. Overtime costs at Bay Area governments soar since recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Vallejo Police Officer Stanley Eng talks to children and the driver of a minivan which ran a red light and collided with a Toyota Prius at Harbor Way and Mare Island Way in Vallejo in 2013 As Bay Area governments have slashed their work forces in recent years, overtime pay has exploded, with nearly 1,500 public employees adding at least $50,000 in ... (more)

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