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With Her Homelessness Kept Secret, Peninsula Student Now First In Her Family To Attend College

The odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome — and thrive.

14 hours ago

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

3 Bay Area Cities Add More Than 100,000 Jobs In The Last Year As Boom Continues

The Bay Area job boom is showing no signs of let up with the Bay Area’s three biggest cities alone adding more than 100,000 jobs over the last 12 months.

01/23/2015

Skadoosh! Jack Black once again embodies the portly 'Kung Fu Panda 2' (May 26), with the voices of Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan by his side.  (Photo credit by AP Images)

DreamWorks Closing Redwood City Studio, Cutting Jobs & Reducing Movie Plans

Known for “Shrek” & “Kung Fu Panda,” PDI DreamWorks is set to reduce operations…

01/22/2015

Rodney Halbower (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Prison Inmate Charged In Two Murders From Peninsula 70s-Era ‘Gypsy Hill’ Slayings

A man, who was serving prison time in Oregon, has been transferred to San Mateo County where prosecutors have charged him with two of the “Gypsy Hill” killings that happened in the 1970s.

01/22/2015

Sequoia High School, Redwood City

Teenage Volunteers Get $48,875 Grant To Teach Financial Literacy In Redwood City

The volunteer teenagers make up the Redwood City Youth Literacy Council, which has created a program titled “Money Smarts for Teens.”

01/13/2015

CHP Patrol Car

CHP Officer Injured After Vehicle ‘T-Boned’ In Redwood City

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured Tuesday morning in a vehicle collision Redwood City.

01/06/2015

(San Mateo PD)

Father Turns In 20-Year-Old Son For Allegedly Robbing A San Mateo Bank

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in San Mateo last week, police and prosecutors said.

12/30/2014

(Pedro Perez Rehabilitation Fund)

Family Of Window Washer Who Survived 11-Story Fall Receives Over $73K In Donations

The family of a window washer who survived a fall from the top of an 11-story building in San Francisco’s Financial District last month has raised more than $73,000 to help offset their expenses following the accident.

12/29/2014

Flooding in Redwood City

San Mateo County Declares State of Emergency Due To Storm Damage

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted to declare a state of emergency Friday after recent rain and windstorms caused an estimated $3.4 million in damage.

12/19/2014

(AP)

San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Conspiracy Trial

A San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.

12/17/2014

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