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  1. South SF police say suspect posed as utility worker to rob homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Contra Costa Times

    A South San Francisco resident became the victim of burglary earlier this week after he let the thief inside his home, police said Thursday. At about 9 a.m. Monday, a resident told police he arrived at his house on the 3700 block of Cork Place, when a man claiming to be with the water department followed him inside.

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  2. South San Francisco school district defends staff in racial bullying incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Inside Bay Area

    The South San Francisco Unified School District has announced an investigation into an incident of race-based bullying at El Camino High School, saying it found that district staff responded appropriately to the episode. Judith Bush, president of the district's board of trustees, read a statement at a meeting Thursday night saying a law firm hired by the district to conduct a third-party inquiry determined the response was appropriate "under the district protocols."

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  3. South San Francisco school district defends staff in racial bullying incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Contra Costa Times

    The South San Francisco Unified School District has announced an investigation into an incident of race-based bullying at El Camino High School, saying it found that district staff responded appropriately to the episode. Judith Bush, president of the district's board of trustees, read a statement at a meeting Thursday night saying a law firm hired by the district to conduct a third-party inquiry determined the response was appropriate "under the district protocols."

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  4. John Horgan: Two small moments of hope on the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Contra Costa Times

    It was a brief, hopeful moment in an angst-filled week. With France -- and much of the world -- fixated via cable-TV and the Internet on the multiple killings of innocent victims perpetrated by Islamic fanatics in and near Paris, I happened to witness a tiny gesture of care and concern at Mills High School in Millbrae last Friday evening.

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  5. San Francisco; Man fatally shot near Candlestick is identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Contra Costa Times

    A 21-year-old San Francisco man who was fatally shot on Wednesday night has been identified as Daniel Filimona, according to the San Francisco medical examiner's office. San Francisco police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said the homicide is tied to a crime scene at Jamestown Avenue and Harney Way located next to Candlestick Point State Recreation Area and the Candlestick Park parking lot.

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  6. Tech shuttles: Union seeks to organize more Silicon Valley bus driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Contra Costa Times

    A local union has put a host of prominent tech companies on notice that the drivers who ferry their employees to and from work want to organize. The Teamsters sent letters last week to the CEOs of Amtrak, Apple, eBay, Genentech, Yahoo and Zynga informing them that their contract shuttle bus drivers would like to join the union and urging them to show their support, said Rome Aloise, international vice president and secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 853.

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  7. South San Francisco: Police looking for man involved in sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Police are on the lookout for a man who rubbed up against a woman Wednesday afternoon as she was loading up the trunk of her car. Around 1:39 p.m., the woman was putting items in the trunk of her car in a parking lot at 395 Oyster Point Blvd., when a man came up from behind her, rubbed the front of his body against her from behind and propositioned her, police said.

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  8. Man accused of gunfight with South San Francisco police charged with five feloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Contra Costa Times

    A man who allegedly started a gunfight with police in South San Francisco early on New Year's Day is set for arraignment this afternoon on five felony charges, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Ivan DeJesus Gomez, 23, was charged Monday morning with two counts of attempted premeditated murder of a police officer, two counts of assault with a semi-automatic handgun on a police officer and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Wagstaffe said.

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  9. South San Francisco: Officer-involved shooting on New Year's Day morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Contra Costa Times

    Police have told residents to stay in their homes Thursday morning as officers look for an armed suspect hours after an officer-involved shooting. Authorities say that residents should avoid going outside in the 600 blocks of Commercial Avenue, First Lane and Railroad Avenues in South San Francisco.

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  10. San Bruno: Man pleads no contest to robbing liquor store for gambling moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Contra Costa Times

    A 30-year-old man has pleaded no contest to charges that he robbed a liquor store in San Bruno in August to get money for gambling, San Mateo County prosecutors said Wednesday. Luis Antonio Magana, a South San Francisco resident, entered the plea Tuesday to felony robbery and embezzlement for the Aug. 1 heist at San Bruno Liquors, located at 542 San Mateo Ave., according to the district attorney's office.

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  11. Palo Alto: Man facing misdemeanor charge for allegedly placing hidden camera in bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Contra Costa Times

    A 39-year-old South San Francisco man is facing a single misdemeanor charge after he allegedly placed a hidden camera in a private employee-only restroom at Piazza's Fine Foods in Palo Alto. Benjamin Joseph Clerici, a night manager at the grocery store on the 3900 block of Middlefield Road, turned himself in at the police station on Monday morning, according to police.

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  12. Palo Alto: Man arrested for exposing himself to two people outside businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Contra Costa Times

    A 46-year-old man serving probation was arrested Friday in a reported indecent exposure incident where a suspect showed his genitals to two people on a downtown Palo Alto street, a police spokesman said. Terrell Jackson, of South San Francisco, was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose on suspicion of felony indecent exposure, felony probation violation and misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine and narcotics paraphernalia, Palo Alto police Agent Marco Estrada said.

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  13. Willing and able: Hiring initiatives give hope to adults with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Pick a date, any date in history, and Joe Cintas can tell you, with only a moment's pause, what day of the week it was. Diagnosed with autism at age 3, Cintas wields astonishing brain power when it comes to numbers and finding patterns, but, like many with his disability, his talents often have been overlooked in the workplace.

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  14. San Bruno: Man sentenced to 3 years probation for robbery, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A South San Francisco resident was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation after pleading no contest to two felony charges stemming from a drug-related robbery where one person was shot and wounded, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Thursday. Prosecutors said Oceanic Jounce Latu, 25, and an accomplice arranged to purchase one pound of marijuana from a person they didn't know in San Bruno on May 10, 2013.

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  15. San Mateo County declares state of emergency following week of stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to declare a state of emergency due to severe damage caused by recent storms. The declaration allows the county to apply for state and federal aid to help pay for repairs, shelter and other emergency measures needed to help in response to the roughly $3.38 million in damage caused by the storms, according to a news release.

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  16. Albany: Band chooses waterfront to hold online concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    For what it's worth, the cops came up to the roof of Abbey Road Studios in London in 1969 when the Beatles recorded a brief concert for the movie "Let It Be." Fast forward 45 years.

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  17. Albany police uncover five guns over a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The Albany Police Department has captured five guns in the past month, an unusually high number, according to Police Chief Mike McQuiston. "Although there's still some investigative work to do, some of these weapons have been identified as having been taken during residential burglaries occurring in other cities," the department posted on its Facebook page.

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  18. Mullin introduces bill to reform California's 'flawed' recount lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Assemblyman Kevin Mullin introduced legislation Monday to overhaul California's system for recounting votes in tightly contested statewide elections, claiming the June primary in the state controller's race highlighted flaws in the current format. The bill would require the state to pay for a full recount in any election involving a statewide office or ballot measure when the margin of victory is one tenth of 1 percent or less.

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  19. South San Francisco police warn of phone fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    South San Francisco residents need to be on the lookout this holiday season for a loan fraud scheme after one person fell victim to it, police said Monday. Around 9 a.m. on Saturday, the South San Francisco resident living in the 100 block of Bayview Drive received a phone call, where the caller, identified as a loan officer for a company called American Loan, eventually convinced the resident to sign up for a loan by paying $150, police said.

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  20. Pacifica: Search suspended for missing surfer off of Rockaway BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A search has been suspended for a surfer reported missing in the water by a Pacifica beach on Sunday, U.S. Coast Guard officials announced Monday. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector San Francisco responded to a report of a surfer facing down in the water about 100 yards away from Rockaway Beach shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday.

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