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  1. A 'poor man's trust' may be a poor estate planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Los Angeles Times

    Relying on only a will and transfer-on-death accounts may end up causing problems for heirs. Above, Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma, Calif.

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  2. Jack Johnson descendant hopes for pardon, maybe from TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... lays on the canvas as he trips up Stanley Ketchel during the fight at the Mission Street Arena, on October 16,1909 in Colma, California. Jack Johnson won the World Heavyweight Title by a KO 12. Jack Johnson (L) lays on the canvas as he trips up ...

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  3. Dolores Park: Old photos show 150 years of popular parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Curbed

    ... to KQED , eleven thousand dead people were buried here from 1782 to 1898. The deceased were later dug up and moved to Colma. 1906: Written on back of photo: "1 hour after earthquake" The boy's expression says it all. Also of note, all of the ...

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  4. City to celebrate Emperor Norton's 200th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 | SFGate

    ... to celebrate the past with big talk and strong drink. Both showed up in uniform at an event at the emperor's grave in Colma the other day and took turns making imperial pronouncements. Amster began his career as a chef and a journalist in Southern ...

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  5. Map lets you look up historic photos of your SF neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 4 | SFGate

    ... 18th and 19th Streets) and Hills of Eternity (19th and 20th Streets). Both cemeteries closed in 1888 and moved to Colma, where they keep the same names today. (Photo: OpenSF History) The next time you sit on a hilly patch of Dolores Park grass ...

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  6. SF Prepares to Mark the 200th Birthday of Emperor NortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | NBC Bay Area

    ... up a Christmas Tree at Union Square every year. Things like that." Norton's gravestone in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Colma lists Norton's birth year as 1819, but research by Norton-ites, which includes the discovery of his circumcision record in his ...

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  7. Amazing photos show 150 years of change in Dolores ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | SFGate

    Circa 1865: Dolores Park used to belong to two Jewish cemeteries: Home of Peace and Hills of Eternity . Both cemeteries closed in 1888 and moved to Colma, where they keep the same names today.

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  8. Paisleys sell Pacific Palisades homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | Los Angeles Times

    The restored house, with more 1920s character than country vibe, features a two-story living room with a fireplace, beamed ceilings and stained-glass windows. The 3,394-square-foot home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

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  9. Remains of U.S. soldier killed in Korean War returns to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    ... on July 25, 1950. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) Leonard is scheduled to be buried at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma on Tuesday, according to an obituary posted online. USO Bay Area, which helps the U.S. military and their families, helped ...

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  10. Ford to offer auto emergency braking on half its US models in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will offer automatic emergency braking on more than half its U.S. models in 2019, and that it is on track to equip all U.S. models with the device by 2022. FILE PHOTO: An airplane flies above a Ford logo in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017.

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  11. VW 2017 group sales rose to around 10.7 million cars, beating ToyotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    Volkswagen group sales probably rose to around 10.7 million cars last year and kept the German behemoth ahead of Toyota as the world's largest automaker, Bild am Sonntag reported, citing in-house VW estimates. A Volkswagen logo is seen at Serramonte Volkswagen in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017.

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  12. VW 2017 group sales rose to around 10.7 million cars, beating Toyota: Bild am SonntagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Volkswagen group sales probably rose to around 10.7 million cars last year and kept the German behemoth ahead of Toyota as the world's largest automaker, Bild am Sonntag reported, citing in-house VW estimates. FILE PHOTO - A Volkswagen logo is seen at Serramonte Volkswagen in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017.

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  13. Fiona Ma to speak in El Cerrito on tax reform outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Learn what lies ahead in California for 2018 tax reforms and what a cannabis business tax might mean for the city at the first El Cerrito Chamber of Commerce meeting of the year at noon Jan. 16 at El Cerrito Royale, 6510 Gladys Ave. The speaker will be Fiona Ma, a member of the state Tax and Fee Administration and a certified public accountant. Ma was the 12th Assembly District representative for San Francisco, Daly City, Colma, and Broadmoor from 2006-12, and is now a candidate for state treasurer.

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  14. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... urlingame man was arrested after a routine traffic stop when it was found that he had two misdemeanor warrant out from Colma and South San Francisco police departments on Chadbourne and Palm avenues, it was reported at 1:40 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29.

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  15. Horgan: Berkeley bashing and killer robotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... robots don't make the cut. The North County lost a valuable resource recently. Bunny Gillespie, a devoted Daly City/Colma historian passed away at the age of 91 on Dec.10. A native of Daly City, she lived long enough to see that community grow to ...

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  16. Remembering Battling Nelson and his greatest fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | OnMilwaukee

    ... I know I can stand them." Richard S. Davis, later a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for The Milwaukee Journal, was in Colma, California on Feb. 22, 1910, when Nelson lost his title to Ad Wolgast in 40 blood soaked rounds. "Nelson took punch after ...

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  17. A tree of lightRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | New Fillmore

    ... glass headquarters in the 1950s on the site of the old Laurel Hill Cemetery, after the bodies were dug up and moved to Colma. The tree has continued to rise every year since the University of California-San Francisco took over the building in 1985. ...

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  18. Ford to test new self-driving vehicle technology in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: An airplane flies above a Ford logo in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo The automaker said on Thursday that it would test self-driving prototypes in various pilot programs with partners such as Lyft, the ride services company in which rival General Motors Co ( In a blog post, Jim Farley, president of global markets, said Ford also would test new business models that involve its self-driving vehicles, including the movement of people and goods.

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  19. Matters Historical: A bit of old Japan in a Colma cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... It was made in Japan and shipped to America. Italian craftsmen of V. Fontana monument makers assembled the pieces in Colma. (Courtesy of the MS&SB Collection) Japanese Cemetery, barely two acres in size, is the smallest and certainly the most humble ...

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  20. EU supervision at issue in final talks on new car rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Reuters

    Giving Brussels more supervision over national car regulators is a hurdle in talks this week to agree new EU rules after the Volkswagen scandal, with Germany and Italy opposed, according to EU documents and sources. FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen logo is seen at Serramonte Volkswagen in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017.

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