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  1. Long-lost kidnap suspect charged, reviving 1995 Hillsborough caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pacifica Tribune

    Prosecutors are dusting off evidence boxes and digging out yellowed witness lists as they prepare to try a second defendant in a 1995 child kidnapping and extortion plot after he fatefully surfaced last week. Kevin Tayueh Lin, 68, was arraigned in a Redwood City courthouse Monday - which incidentally marked the 22nd anniversary of the crime - following his arrest over the weekend in the Los Angeles area.

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  2. Man arrested in 1995 kidnap, ransom of 9-year-old Hillsborough girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Pacifica Tribune

    Twenty-two years after a 9-year-old Hillsborough girl was kidnapped for ransom, police arrested the second man they believe was involved in the plot. Kevin Lin, 68, of Southern California, is being held on $5 million bail in San Mateo County jail after he was arrested Friday with the help of the U.S. Department of State, according to the Hillsborough Police Department.

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  3. Matters Historical: Seabiscuit began his storied career with thrilling Peninsula racesRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Charles S. Howard, owner of Seabiscuit, and trainer Tom Smith, in the Winner's Circle at Pimlico after Seabiscuit triumph in a match race with the famed horse War Admiral, Nov. 1, 1938. Often known as the "big horse with the short legs," Seabiscuit is seen during a workout.

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  4. Plus: Watch out for deer on El Camino Real in Hillsborough.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Some commuters in Los Angeles are in an uproar over the road diets happening in their congested city. A: Our Southern California friends are steamed and trying to recall a Los Angeles councilman who supports the narrowing of some city streets from four to two lanes, plus a center-turn lane and bike lanes.

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  5. In 1902, automobile speeds through San Mateo at 20 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    In an attempt to advertise their town, Burlingame officials contracted with architect George H. Howard Jr. to design stone pillars to mark both ends of the town. Authorities soon believe them responsible for numerous accidents.

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  6. Garden party raises money to help children in foster careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Anthony Trucks speaks at the Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Mateo County Auxiliary's 10th annual Garden Party on Aug. 27, 2017, in Hillsborough. CASA, the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, which provides assistance to foster children in San Mateo County, received some assistance itself from its auxiliary, which held a fund-raising garden party on Aug. 27. This year's party, held in a private garden in Hillsborough, featured an appearance by Anthony Trucks, a retired NFL football play who was himself in the foster care system as a child.

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  7. Matters Historical: Chasing beagles in Burlingame and the birth of HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Mrs. Charles Frederick Kohl, left, with the hound master, preparing a hunt. Known as "beagling," it featured "beaglers" on foot in pursuit of a jackrabbit.

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  8. Roadshow: No underground tunnel planned to ease San Francisco trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    The statue of Father Junipero Serra is seen at the reopened rest stop on Interstate 280 south of Hillsborough, Calif., on Saturday May 28, 2011. The rest stop reopened last Thursday following a $2.7 million , two year renovation that brought the facility in line with the Americans with Disabilities Act, featuring new rest rooms, a California Highway Patrol drop in station, new security cameras, landscaping and vending machines.

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  9. Matters Historical: Hillsborough's first citizen of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Countess Lillian Remillard photographed in 1963 on the steps of her Hillsborough residence. In 1890, at the age of 10, Lillian Remillard, an Oakland girl, was sent to New York.

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  10. Trial for Hillsborough murder suspect who posted $35 million bail set for JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A judge on Monday pushed back to January the trial against a Chinese real estate scion charged with orchestrating the murder of her children's father, prosecutors said. The San Mateo district attorney's office said a judge set a new trial date for Tiffany Li for Jan, 16, 2018, to allow both prosecution and defense more time for discovery.

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  11. Bay Area middle-schoolers place in math competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Almaden Resident

    A team representing California and including three Bay Area middle-school students placed third this month in the 2017 Raytheon Mathcounts National Competition, held in Florida. Team members included David Hu an eighth-grader at Miller Middle School in San Jose; Jack Albright, a seventh-grader at The Nueva School in Hillsborough; Kevin Li, an eighth-grader at Pleasanton Middle School and Andrew Gu, a seventh-grader at Ladera Ranch Middle School in Southern California.

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  12. Iconic Hillsborough home that looks like a caveman's dwelling now has a new ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    It's a magnet for double-takes: perched on a steep hillside just east of Interstate 280 in Hillsborough, the house simply screams caveman. The sale has been a long time in the making, perhaps because such a home design is a, well, acquired taste.

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  13. San Mateo County: Ex-fire chief gets 90 days in credit card schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A former Central County Fire Department chief will serve 90 days in jail for his role in a credit card scheme that netted $35,000, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Prosecutors say Ladas' wife Peta Ladas masterminded the scheme, which involved opening credit card accounts under false names and making purchases with a point-of-sale machine, between January 2011 and June 2013.

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  14. Bay Area couple charged with illegally exporting night vision scope partsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A Hillsborough couple has been charged in connection with an alleged scheme to illegally export night vision rifle scope parts to Russia, federal authorities said. Naum and Irina Morgovsky purchased the components, which included image intensifier tubes and lenses, through businesses they owned in the United States and shipped them to a night vision manufacturing company in Moscow partially owned by Naum Morgovsky, according to an indictment filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

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  15. Hillsborough murder suspect Tiffany Li released on $35 million bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Tiffany Li, the Hillsborough woman accused of murdering her ex-boyfriend, will be released from custody Thursday after posting $35 million in bail, according to multiple media reports. Li appeared Thursday morning before Judge Donald Ayoob, who approved a set of bail conditions agreed upon by prosecutors and Li's defense attorneys.

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  16. Hillsborough murder suspect expected to post staggering bail amountRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A Hillsborough woman accused of murdering her ex-boyfriend could be released from custody Thursday by posting a staggering $35 million in bail, an unprecedented amount in San Mateo County, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. The total value of bail for Tiffany Li, who is accused with two others of murdering her ex-boyfriend Keith Green, is $66 million.

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  17. FIRST Robotics: Silicon Valley teams head to nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Teams from Bellarmine College Preparatory and Leland High, both in San Jose, and Crystal Springs Uplands in Hillsborough won the FIRST Robotics Silicon Valley Regional Tournament in San Jose on Sunday. This year's game is called FIRST Steamworks.

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  18. E-bikes are becoming a hit with consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    David Spector test drives a cargo bicycle with his daughter Sloane, 3, and her friend, Jake Johnson, 8, at the Electric Bike Expo, Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the San Mateo Events Center in San Mateo, Calif. Which is good marketing news for the electric-bike industry which is currently riding a wave of popularity, especially here in sunny, athletically minded California, and enjoying buzz like it got at this weekend's Electric Bike Expo in San Mateo.

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  19. Former San Mateo County fire chief pleads no contest to grand theft, tax-related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A former Central County Fire Department chief has been convicted of three felonies stemming from what prosecutors say was an elaborate scheme that netted nearly $35,000 through the use of fraudulent credit cards at a fake business controlled by his wife. Mark Steven Ladas, whose trial was scheduled to begin this week, pleaded no contest to grand theft, filing a false tax return and tax evasion on Monday, said San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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  20. Horgan: Hey, bring back re-runs of "Married With Children"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    It's death by a thousand cuts. Well, maybe not a thousand. How about several dozen.

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