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  1. Redwood City: One dead in Highway 101 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A person died as a result of a collision Friday night on southbound Highway 101 at the Whipple Avenue off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Whipple Avenue off-ramp was closed from 8:35 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. as a result of the collision.

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  2. Redwood City: Shirtless cyclist sought in attempted kidnapping of 12-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Authorities are searching for a shirtless man on a red bicycle who allegedly tried to kidnap a young girl Thursday. The attempted abduction was reported around 12:10 p.m. near Douglas and Fair Oaks avenues in the North Fair Oaks neighborhood of Redwood City, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Girl codersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Teenagers Allison and Jennifer John have been entrepreneurs for just a few months, but already the sisters from Redwood City have learned key skills such how to pivot and the importance of refraining from giggling during a funding pitch. That knowledge is going to come in handy Thursday when the girls present their mobile app to a panel of judges in San Francisco for the chance to win $10,000 in seed funding.

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  4. Bay Area girls coding for cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Teenagers Allison and Jennifer John have been entrepreneurs for just a few months, but already the sisters from Redwood City have learned key skills such how to pivot and the importance of refraining from giggling during a funding pitch. That knowledge is going to come in handy Thursday when the girls present their mobile app to a panel of judges in San Francisco for the chance to win $10,000 in seed funding.

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  5. Peninsula teacher pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A 58-year-old former band teacher pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges related to the sexual assault of a Mills High School student in 2008 and 2009, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Redwood City resident Ken Crowell pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City to multiple counts of unlawful sexual penetration and oral copulation with a minor.

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  6. Redwood City: Person hit, killed by CaltrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A Caltrain traveling northbound early Wednesday morning hit and killed a person at Whipple Avenue, according to the transit agency. Trains were stopped in both directions and a bus bridge was set up to serve the Redwood City, San Carlos and Belmont stations, according to Caltrain.

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  7. CCS softball: Carlmont overcomes nine-run deficit, beats Los Gatos with walk-off HRRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Retiring Carlmont softball coach Jim Liggett entered his team's Central Coast Section quarterfinal Saturday with a state-best 1,007 victories. But trailing by nine runs against Los Gatos at Hawes Park in Redwood City, Carlmont stormed back and won 13-11 when Jamie Madigan, an injury replacement, hit a three-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh.

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  8. Sunnyvale: Singer returning home with her brand of 'saloon rock'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Photo courtesy Tammie Valer/2016 Rachel Oto, a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, grew up in Sunnyvale and will be performing in Sunnyvale on May 15 during one of her tour stops along the West Coast. Ten years ago, Oto played her first show with friends in an all-girl garage band.

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  9. List names best schools for low-income kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    KIPP San Jose Collegiate and Summit Preparatory Charter High in Redwood City are among 15 top Bay Area high schools for students from low-income families, on a list compiled by the nonprofit group GreatSchools. The list is based on achievement of students from poor families, graduation rates and the percent of economically disadvantaged students who qualify for entrance to California's public universities.

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  10. Roadshow: 'I avoided a ticket five times with this method'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Q You asked for funny ticket stories, but I have advice for those who want to avoid a ticket altogether. This tried-and-true method has allowed me to avoid being ticketed with nothing more than a courtesy ticket the past FIVE times I have been pulled over.

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  11. Menlo Park man wins $30K on 'Millionaire' showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Patrick Reed is shown during Thursday's episode of "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?" Reed, who grew up in Menlo Park and graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School, won $30,000 on the show. The answer to the question shown, which Reed got correct, is D: Monsieur Kilogram.

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  12. Early voting set to begin for the June electionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Not everyone likes voting by mail, and not everyone has time to vote at the polling place nearest their home on Election Day. For those harried commuters who still want the traditional cards-behind-curtains, get-your-name-checked-off communal experience of old-fashioned, polling-place voting, they will have a handful of places to do that the week before the June 7 primary election.

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  13. Early voting set to begin for the June electionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Not everyone likes voting by mail, and not everyone has time to vote at the polling place nearest their home on Election Day. For those harried commuters who still want the traditional cards-behind-curtains, get-your-name-checked-off communal experience of old-fashioned, polling-place voting, they will have a handful of places to do that the week before the June 7 primary election.

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  14. Martins BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A state appellate court gave Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla some good news and bad news Wednesday in a lawsuit involving public access to Martins Beach, a cove near Half Moon Bay. In a 52-page opinion, the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco upheld the main element of San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Gerald Buchwald's 2014 decision in Khosla's favor.

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  15. Startups turn to crowdfundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    When Oakland startup MegaBots needed cash to give its 15-foot-tall, 12,000-pound combat robot more firepower, the company put out a call for help online. The founders set up a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.com last summer, explaining that their giant robot needed modifications to prepare for a duel with another robot built by a team in Japan.

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  16. SV150: High-flying IPO market took nosedive in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Silicon Valley kicked off 2015 riding the high of an IPO boom, but by the end of the year, analysts were lamenting the market's crash landing. The Bay Area saw 25 tech companies file initial public offerings last year, down by more than a quarter from 2014's record-breaking showing.

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  17. Redwood City: Home surveillance system used to ID, arrest burglary suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Police said the system recorded two men ransacking a home near Vera Avenue and Vera Court around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Computer equipment and other valuables were stolen.

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  18. Adventuring on guitar and in the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Courtesy of Keith Andrews The Keith Adrew Band is to perform at Angelica's Bell Stage in Redwood City on Friday, April, 29, 2016. Whether he's shouldering an electric guitar or a rock-climbing harness, Keith Andrew is an "Adventurous Soul."

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  19. Redwood City aims to revitalize retail corridor on Main StreetRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Measures being considered by the Redwood City City Council to bring more retail businesses to Main Street would make it harder for building owners to rent out ground-floor spaces as offices. The council is looking to amend the Downtown Precise Plan adopted in 2011, when empty spaces on the street led the city to embrace having former storefronts used for office space.

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  20. Redwood City could mandate affordable housing downtownRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The council will hold a study session at the meeting on the possibility of amending the city's downtown plan to reserve 15 percent of new housing units as "affordable." It also is expected to choose one of seven developers to build a 100-percent below-market-rate housing development on an acre of city-owned land.

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