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  1. Teacher Posts Bail After Arrest on Molestation ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | NBC Bay Area

    A Millbrae middle school teacher arrested Wednesday on suspicion of inappropriate contact with a minor is out on bail, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Thursday. Heather Amanda Butts, a 40-year-old teacher at Taylor Middle School, posted $85,000 bail and was released from custody.

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  2. Students Graduate From Facebook AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | NBC Bay Area

    Facebook interns and their families gathered at the social media company's Menlo Park headquarters for the "Facebook Academy" graduation on Wednesday. The event celebrated 18 rising high school juniors who completed Facebook's six-week internship program offered to underprivileged students.

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  3. FBI Recordings Barred in Foreclosure Bid-Rigging CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | NBC Bay Area

    A federal judge in San Francisco has barred the use of secret recordings made by FBI agents without a warrant in front of the San Mateo County courthouse during auctions of foreclosed properties in 2009 and 2010. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer issued the ruling Monday in a case in which five real estate investors are charged with rigging bids and carrying out mail fraud in connection with the auctions.

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  4. Driver Taken Into Custody After Peninsula Rollover CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | NBC Bay Area

    The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has a man in custody after an SUV drove off the road and nearly landed on a house in unincorporated Redwood City.

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  5. Boy Dies After Being Ejected From Car in Rollover CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | NBC Bay Area

    California Highway Patrol officials said an Elk Grove boy died after a rollover collision Friday night on a Redwood City off-ramp from southbound U.S. Highway 101. Officers received a call at 8:26 p.m. of a collision on the Whipple Avenue off-ramp where a boy was on the pavement after being ejected from a tan 2004 Buick sedan.

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  6. Underprivileged Students Graduate from Facebook AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | NBC Bay Area

    Eighteen students will walk across a stage in Menlo Park on Wednesday as graduates of Facebook Academy, a six-week summer internship program that aims to give high school students from low-income or underprivileged backgrounds exposure to a career in technology. The program, which has been around for the last five years, is a partnership between Facebook and an East Palo Alto non-profit "Foundation for College Education."

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  7. Uber Driver Accused in Sexual Assault Banned From Using AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    A Redwood City-based Uber driver arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger as he was giving her a ride home Friday evening from Palo Alto is banned from using Uber, company officials said Sunday. Rodolf Vjerdha, 59, was arrested at 4 p.m. Saturday in East Palo Alto after police spotted him in a burgundy 2014 Kia Optima that he was allegedly driving Friday evening.

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  8. Good Samaritan's Quick Thinking May Have Saved Man's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    A good Samaritan may have saved the life of a man who became pinned underneath an SUV after a crash in Redwood City on Saturday night, authorities said. The victim was crossing the street at Bridge Parkway and Redwood Shores Parkway when the crash occurred, and another motorist stopped to help.

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  9. South Bay Uber Driver Sexually Assaults Female Rider: PDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    A young woman enjoying a night out with friends was sexually assaulted by her Uber driver, according to the Palo Alto Police Department. The driver has since been arrested and police are investigating to see if there have been more victims.

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  10. RWC Attempted Kidnapping Suspect Remains at LargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    The site by Douglas and Fair Oaks avenues in Redwood City where a man on a red bicycle attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old girl. What at first appeared to be an innocent approach by a man on a red bicycle, turned into a frightening situation for a 12-year-old girl on the Peninsula on Thursday.

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  11. Man Sought in Girl's Attempted Kidnapping in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    A man on a red bicycle tried to snatch a 12-year-old girl walking in Redwood City on Thursday, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. The girl was walking near the intersection of Douglas and Fair Oaks avenues, in the North Fair Oaks community of Redwood City when the suspect approached on a bike and asked the girl if she was lost, sheriff's officials said.

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  12. Driver Leads CHP on Chase, Ends at JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    CHP officers lead a young driver out from the Maple Street Correctional Center at 1300 Maple Street, Redwood City after he ended a police chase at the jail. July 20, 2016.

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  13. Neighbors Rally To Help Redwood City Woman Struggling After Emergency SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    Stasha Powell was having trouble caring for herself and her cats after returning home from emergency surgery. She posted a plea for help on the Nextdoor social network not knowing how people would respond.

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  14. Small Fire Burns Brush, Foliage in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    A small fire broke out in Redwood City Sunday morning, burning brush and palm trees as well as damaging cars parked nearby.

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  15. Man Accused of Stabbing Girlfriend to Death Pleads InsaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    A man suspected of stabbing his girlfriend to death in her San Mateo home late last year entered a plea Thursday of not guilty by reason of insanity, San Mateo County prosecutors said. Redwood City man Anthony Kirincic, 22, entered the plea in front of Judge Lisa Novak, who set Sept.

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  16. Pets in Need Animal Shelter Turns 51, Offers $51 AdoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    Tip, a two-week old kitten, will be on hand during a $51 pet adoption event at Redwood City-based animal shelter Pets in Need's 51st birthday celebration. Dogs and cats can be adopted from Pets in Need, at 871 5th Avenue, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event is also slated to a raffle and kid-friendly scavenger hunt.

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  17. 2 Dead Birds in San Mateo County Positive With West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    Two birds found in separate cities in San Mateo County tested positive Wednesday for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials said. The dead American crows were collected from Atherton and Redwood City and are the first indication of the virus in the county.

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  18. Redwood City Fire Causes Firefighter to Get DizzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    Redwood City firefighters put out a two-alarm blaze at 4028 Farm Hill Blvd. near CaA ada College. June 28, 2016.

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  19. Ex-Band Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sexually Assaulting StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | NBC 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 to multiple counts of unlawful sexual penetration and oral copulation with a minor.

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  20. Stanford Super Sailor Heading to RioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | NBC Bay Area

    A harness and some wire are all that keeps this Olympic sailing duo from hitting ocean waters. It's a brand new Olympic sport: women's high-performance 49erFX skiff sailing.

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