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  1. BART police Lt. Mike Hayes confirmed that a tree fell across the tracks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Pacifica Tribune

    A tree fell on the BART tracks between the Colma and 24th St. Mission stations, interrupting service during the evening commute, according to the transit agency. A "major delay" was reported at 5:36 p.m. BART police Lt.

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  2. Colma: Police seek man who spat in pregnant restaurant woman's faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who spit in the face of a 7 months pregnant restaurant employee because he was upset over his order. The incident occurred Dec. 14 around 1:30 p.m. at the Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen at 900 Serramonte Blvd., but was only publicized this week.

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  3. Matters Historical: Electric trolleys helped populate the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Courtesy of MS&SB Collection This San Francisco-bound streetcar leaves the San Mateo train depot in July 1945. Service along the line continued until January 1949.

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  4. Antioch man pleads no contest to Colma shoe robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 24-year-old Antioch man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of supervised probation for robbing a traveling shoe salesman at gunpoint earlier this year in Colma. Initially charged with two counts of felony robbery and an enhancement for using a firearm, Darren Tufono pleaded no contest Monday to the lesser charge of felony grand theft in exchange for the sentence, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

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  5. Poll: David Canepa with big edge in San Mateo County supervisor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | Oakland Tribune

    As a closely watched campaign for San Mateo County supervisor enters the home stretch, Daly City Vice Mayor David Canepa has a commanding lead in fundraising over Daly City Councilman Mike Guingona. Canepa has brought in upward of $239,000 over the past two years, more than twice Guingona's haul.

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  6. Poll: David Canepa with big edge in San Mateo County supervisor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    As a closely watched campaign for San Mateo County supervisor enters the home stretch, Daly City Vice Mayor David Canepa has a commanding lead in fundraising over Daly City Councilman Mike Guingona. Canepa has brought in upward of $239,000 over the past two years, more than twice Guingona's haul.

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  7. When cabbage was king in ColmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Pacifica Tribune

    Courtesy of MS&SB Collection For more than 60 years, Colma's primarily Italian farmers were the growers who provided the vegetable needs of San Francisco. Trains also carried some local produce across the nation.

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  8. When cabbage was king in ColmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Courtesy of MS&SB Collection For more than 60 years, Colma's primarily Italian farmers were the growers who provided the vegetable needs of San Francisco. Trains also carried some local produce across the nation.

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  9. San Francisco girl laid to rest 145 years after first burialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    This Saturday, June 4, 2016 photo shows the gravestone that will mark the new grave of a 3-year-old girl, found last month buried in San Francisco, at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Colma, Calif. The unidentified girl, who has been named Miranda Eve, was found beneath the floor of a home being remodeled in San Francisco's Richmond District.

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  10. San Mateo County supervisor race: Four candidates in historic electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Pacifica Tribune

    Voters in northern San Mateo County will make history Tuesday when they choose between four candidates who are vying to replace Supervisor Adrienne Tissier, who is termed out after 12 years in office. This is the first contest for an open seat under the county's new district elections, in which the voters in District 5 alone will decide their representative to the Board of Supervisors.

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  11. Who's that girl?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    Elissa Davey, the founder of Garden of Innocence, works on a casket for a girl found buried under a San Francisco house.

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  12. Who was little girl buried under San Francisco home?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Ever since construction crews dug up the ornate, 19th century casket of a blond-haired toddler holding a single red rose from beneath a San Francisco home the question remained: Just who was this little girl? In the weeks since workers unearthed the small, airtight coffin adorned with two glass windows during a home renovation last month, a group of investigators and scientists have come forward offering their assistance -- pro bono -- to help identify the girl, who is estimated to be about 3 years old. The head of the operation, a Billy the Kid expert from New Mexico, said he's already narrowed down a name by rummaging through old newspaper clippings and official records.

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  13. Korean War POWs remains returned to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    More than 60 years after he perished in a prisoner of war camp, U.S. Army Cpl. Robert Perry Graham is back home in the Bay Area.

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  14. Millbrae: Suspect arrested in hit and run that left pedestrian with serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Pacifica Tribune

    A suspect in a Tuesday night hit and run that left a 65-year-old pedestrian with serious injuries has surrendered, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said Humphrey Chan, 26, of Millbrae, drove away in his silver 2007 Lexus RX350 after hitting the pedestrian around 11 p.m. on the 500 block of El Camino Real.

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