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  1. Suspect in 1976 Daly City killing ordered to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Inside Bay Area

    A man suspected of killing a 19-year-old woman outside a Daly City mall in 1976 has been ordered to stand trial. Friday, following a three-day preliminary hearing, San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Richard DuBois held 72-year-old Leon Melvin Seymour to answer for Denise Lampe's murder .


  2. Reporter's dispatch after Jonestown mass murders, suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Inside Bay Area

    This Nov. 18, 1978 file photo shows the bodies of five people, including Rep. Leo J. Ryan, D-Calif., on the airstrip at Port Kaittuma, Guyana, after an ambush by members of the Peoples Temple cult. Dozens of Peoples Temple members in Guyana survived the mass suicides and murders of more than 900 because they had slipped out of Jonestown or happened to be away Nov. 18, 1978.


  3. Fire engulfs multiple cars in Peninsula parking lot blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Inside Bay Area

    A news release from the North County Fire Authority, which serves Brisbane, Daly City and Pacifica, said that five fire engines responded at 5:21 a.m. Saturday to reports of a multiple vehicle fire at Alana Way at Beatty Road. Eight vehicles in a vehicle storage lot were on fire when crews arrived, according to authorities, and firefighters had to shuttle water to the "remote" lot to put out the fire.


  4. 'Gypsy Hill Killer' sentenced to two life in prison termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A man authorities believe to be the notorious "Gypsy Hill Killer" received life sentences Wednesday for the rapes and murders of at least two women in San Mateo County in 1976. Rodney Lynn Halbower, 70, demanded a mistrial after Judge Mark Forcum denied his request to speak at his sentencing, said Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti.


  5. Gypsy Hill Killings: Jury convicts suspect of two murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    This undated file photo provided by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office shows Rodney Halbower. Halbower, a career criminal who authorities believe is a serial killer dubbed the Gypsy Hill Killer.


  6. Authorities identify body that washed ashore in PacificaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    A man whose body washed ashore in Pacifica on Sunday has been identified by the San Mateo County Coroner's Office as Elliott Wakefield, 25, of San Francisco. Get breaking news and alerts with our free mobile app.


  7. Body washes ashore in PacificaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Mateo County Coroner's Office is investigating how a body washed ashore in Pacifica on Sunday, police said. Officers responded at 7:27 a.m. to a report of a male body that had washed onto the beach in the vicinity of 800 Palmetto Avenue.


  8. Pacifica: Parolee arrested after driving at officer, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A parolee spotted driving on a bare wheel and sending sparks onto Highway 1 was arrested after he drove at an officer and his police dog while trying to evade capture late Friday, according to Pacifica police. The suspect, 38-year-old Berkeley resident Jason Tarrant, was booked into the San Mateo County jail on suspicion of assaulting a peace officer, evading police, possessing burglary tools, and violating parole from a burglary conviction, according to jail records.


  9. Richmond mana s death in steamroller accident leads to involuntary manslaughter charges for 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Voluntary manslaughter charges have been filed against two East Bay men and the owner of a San Francisco construction company in the 2016 steamroller death of another employee at a building site, authorities said Wednesday. According to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, charges were filed Tuesday against Michael Sommer, 41, of Pacifica, the owner of LC General Engineering and Construction Inc.; Ramiro PeA a, 48, of Dublin, a foreman; and Manuel Silao, 59, of Richmond, a project manager.


  10. Letter: 60-mile seawall is likely to fall far shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    In this Jan. 20, 2010 file photo, waves pound a wall near buildings in Pacifica, Calif., during a rain storm. A new federalreport gives the West Coast its best look yet at what to expect from rising sea levels due to climate change.


  11. In some states, road boulders are getting nailed: RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Traffic fills lanes on Highway 1 between Reina del Mar Avenue and Fassler Avenue in Pacifica, Calif., on Friday, Oct 14, 2011. Pacificans are divided over a Caltrans proposal to widen a section of Highway 1 that cuts through the south end of town to relieve morning traffic congestion.


  12. Horgan: More names sought for Sequoia's veterans memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    As the oldest and one of the largest high schools in San Mateo County, Sequoia in Redwood City has long provided the U.S. military with brave and distinguished sons and daughters. A few years ago, a special plaque and memorial garden were installed on the secondary school's sprawling downtown campus to honor those former Cherokees who gave their lives for their country.


  13. Here are the 12 cities where you can set off fireworks in the greater Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    With Fourth of July approaching, local officials are reminding residents there aren't many local cities where you can legally set off fireworks. Only a dozen cities in the greater Bay Area and Monterey and Santa Cruz counties permit "safe and sane" fireworks, ones approved by the state fire marshal that don't leave the ground or explode.


  14. 6 Fitbit employees charged with stealing trade secrets from competitor JawboneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Six current and former Fitbit employees were charged in a federal indictment Thursday filed in San Jose for allegedly being in possession of trade secrets stolen from competitor Jawbone, according to information from the Department of Justice.


  15. SFJazz brings Mary Halvorson and Thumbscrew to the San Francisco stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A collective trio featuring Pacifica-raised bassist Michael Formanek, drummer Tomas Fujiwara and guitarist Mary Halvorson, Thumbscrew is one of the most prodigiously creative ensembles on the contemporary jazz scene, and the band's upcoming Bay Area gigs offer any number of storylines. It runs counter to the spirit of the leaderless band to single out one player, but it's hard to ignore Halvorson's 21st century ascendance.


  16. Two charged in stomping death of Daly City manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A pair of Peninsula men are facing murder charges in the stomping death of a third man in Daly City over the weekend, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. On Tuesday, John D. Henderson of Daly City and Nick A. Robbins of Pacifica, both 34, were each charged with a single count of murder, said District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.


  17. Self-driving cars' shortcomings revealed in DMV reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    A Chrysler Pacifica minivan equipped with Waymo's self-driving car technology, being tested with the company's employees as a biker and a pedestrian at Waymo's facility in Atwater, Calif. A demand from the California DMV of eight companies testing self-driving cars has highlighted a number of areas where the technology falls short of being safe to operate with no human backup.


  18. Letter: Should we wait and hope future generations will have better...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The potential financial burden on future generations could be significant if the climate scientists' forecasts materialize. For example, consider what it will cost to protect and repair our infrastructure that's vulnerable to sea-level rise.


  19. $1.45 million penalty for blocking Pacifica beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The owners of Oceanaire apartments in Pacifica are facing a $1.45 million penalty from the California Coastal Commission to settle charges that they blocked public access to Pacific Manor Beach for more than a year. The California Coastal Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a $1.45 million penalty against the Orange County owners of an apartment complex in Pacifica who the commission said blocked public access to Pacific Manor Beach for more than a year.


  20. Pacifica apartment owner faces $1.4 million penalty for blocking public beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A sinkhole on the side of a cliff above the ocean is viewed Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, in Pacifica, Calif. Large waves, known as king tides, could have caused a sinkhole that emerged over the weekend on the coast south of San Francisco.


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