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  1. Facebook joins other tech firms in creating free online education toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    Impressed by the learning environment at Summit Public Schools, Facebook said Thursday that the social network teamed up with the charter school network to revamp an online education tool. The tool, dubbed the "Personalized Learning Plan," allows K-12 students to schedule and track their coursework and assignments, helping them see how it fits into their skills and career path.

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  2. Facebook joins other tech firms in creating free online education toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    Impressed by the learning environment at Summit Public Schools, Facebook said Thursday that the social network teamed up with the charter school network to revamp an online education tool. The tool, dubbed the "Personalized Learning Plan," allows K-12 students to schedule and track their coursework and assignments, helping them see how it fits into their skills and career path.

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  3. Berkeley Voice letters: Library actions go beyond weeding; UC committed to fair wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Contra Costa Times

    Computers have brought a major change to libraries, so it seems the way to keep libraries viable is to increase ebooks and have more programs and activities. Another lure is their increased material meant strictly for adults, which can be checked out to any age while holding parents responsible -- though the parents do not necessarily know what their minor has checked out.

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  4. Newark man suspected of mailing drugs to Redwood City jail arrested in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Inside Bay Area

    A Newark man suspected of mailing drugs to Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City was arrested in Mexico over the weekend by the U.S. Marshal's Service, according to authorities. David Villa, 31, of Newark, was deported from Mexico and booked into the Maguire jail on Monday on three felony charges, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. San Francisco man arrested after multiple reports of attempting to lure studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Contra Costa Times

    Between 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. a 26-year-old man was reported for attempting to lure female high school students into his vehicle, according to South San Francisco police. The man, who was later identified as Frederick Cayabyab of San Francisco, also attempted to lure additional victims into restrooms at South San Francisco High School and El Camino High School on Thursday, police said.

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  6. Burlingame: Highway 101 still closed due to downed power linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Contra Costa Times

    Both sides of Highway 101 still were closed Saturday morning after a Friday night collision knocked down high voltage power lines, according to a tweet from California Highway Patrol in Redwood City. The tweet also said the highway is expected to remain closed until around 5 p.m. and that travelers should take alternate routes or use public transportation.

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  7. Burlingame: Highway 101 expected to stay closed until 5 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Contra Costa Times

    Both sides of Highway 101 still were closed Saturday morning after a Friday night collision knocked down high voltage power lines, according to a tweet from California Highway Patrol in Redwood City. The tweet also said the highway is expected to remain closed until around 5 p.m. and that travelers should take alternate routes or use public transportation.

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  8. Burlingame woman caught on video slapping, jerking dog is charged with animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Contra Costa Times

    A Burlingame pet sitter who was caught in late July jerking a dog up by the neck then slamming it on the ground and slapping it has been charged with animal cruelty, officials announced Wednesday. Linda Joy Levac, who was caught hitting the cowering dog as it was pinned to the ground on a neighbor's cellphone in a July 30 video, has been charged with one misdemeanor count of cruelty to an animal, said San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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  9. East Palo Alto woman charged after infant found with fractured skull, cocaine in systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Contra Costa Times

    An East Palo Alto woman faces child abuse charges after she brought her 11-month-old daughter to the hospital last weekend with a fractured skull and cocaine in her system, prosecutors said Wednesday. Jimita Crayton, 30, brought her child to the emergency room at Stanford Hospital on Sunday, reporting that the girl was not eating and had been vomiting, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  10. Dragon Theatre gives a look ahead to 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Meredith Hagedorn poses inside the Dragon TheatreOs lobby on Broadway in Redwood City on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. The Dragon Theatre recently moved to Redwood City from its old home in Palo Alto.

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  11. Why Redwood City's old courthouse is all lit upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Who needs Fantasmic at Disneyland? Just stop by the San Mateo County History Museum to trip the light-show fantastic. True, there may not be any dancing water spouts or Mickey Mouses or nearby access to Pirates of the Caribbean and the Messy Mississippi BBQ pork sandwich at the River Belle Terrace, which are all magnificent things.

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  12. Ohlone College names head women's basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Steve Picchi has been named head coach of the womena s basketball program at Ohlone College. Photo courtesy of Ohlone College Most recently the girl's basketball coach at Sequoia High School in Redwood City, Steve Picchi has been named head coach of the women's basketball program at Ohlone College.

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  13. California moves to provide interpreters in all court casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Going through a divorce has been difficult for Sepideh Saeedi. Not understanding what's happening in court because she isn't proficient in English has made the process even harder.

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  14. Redwood City man charged with murder, child molestation in death of toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    Murder and child molestation charges are being filed this morning against a Redwood City man in the death of a 17-month-old girl who had been left in his care, prosecutors said Tuesday. Daniel Contreras, 27, is being charged with murder, felony child abuse resulting in the death of a child and multiple counts of performing lewd acts on a child, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said today.

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  15. Infant killed Thursday identified, charges pending against Redwood City ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Contra Costa Times

    The infant, identified by the coroner's office as Evelyn Castillo, was just 1 year old when, according to Daniel Contreras, she accidentally fell from a table. Police later arrested Contreras, a 27-year-old Redwood City man, after the coroner performed an autopsy and concluded the death was a homicide.

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  16. Redwood City man arrested on suspicion of killing toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Contra Costa Times

    A 27-year-old Redwood City man was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of killing a toddler, despite his claim that the little girl accidentally fell off a table. Daniel Contreras was arrested at 12:30 a.m. after an autopsy Friday revealed that the death of the 16-month-old child was a homicide, according to Redwood City police Lt.

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  17. Fremont motorcyclist killed in Highway 101 collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Contra Costa Times

    A 24-year-old motorcyclist from Fremont was killed in a collision with a big rig on Highway 101 on Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The encounter was reported about 9 a.m. in the northbound lanes past Ellis Street when a man riding a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle collided with a Freightliner.

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  18. Hayward motorcyclist dead after crash on Highway 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Contra Costa Times

    Redwood City area CHP officers responded to a report of a collision involving a motorcycle and two other vehicles at 7:50 a.m. on westbound Highway 92, just west of Clawiter Road, the California Highway Patrol said. The motorcyclist, who was identified as Jorge Becerril, 28, of Hayward, was driving in an unknown lane at an undetermined speed when a Subaru collided with him while changing lanes, the CHP said.

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  19. East Palo Alto man gets 4 years in prison for high-speed chase with children in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase through San Mateo County in April while his two young children were in the car, prosecutors said. John Bivins, 24, pleaded no contest to evading police and child endangerment and was sentenced by Judge Leland Davis to four years in prison, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  20. California drought: State residents cut water use 27 percent in June, beating state targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Signs of the drought show in the low water levels at the south side of Camanche Reservoir in Wallace, Calif., on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. As of this summer the reservoir is only 24 percent full.

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