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Redwood City

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect In Redwood City

Shoppers in Redwood City are adjusting to a ban on plastic bags that went into effect on Tuesday, a city spokeswoman said.

10/01/2013

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Redwood City Propane Tank Explosion Shuts Down El Camino Real

Firefighters were working to drain propane gas from a 1,000-gallon tank at a U-Haul storage facility in Redwood City following an explosion Friday morning involving smaller tanks at the site.

09/27/2013

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Man Who Brutalized Student In Peninsula Motel Room Gets 12 Years To Life

A man has been sentenced to 12 years to life behind bars for beating and trying to rape a student in a Redwood City motel room.

09/25/2013

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Service Resumes After Caltrain Kills Man On Tracks In Belmont

A man was struck and killed by a train north of the San Carlos Caltrain station Wednesday afternoon, transit agency spokeswoman Christine Dunn said.

09/11/2013

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Man Arrested In Redwood City Apartment Burglary

An East Palo Alto man has been arrested in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in Redwood City on Saturday morning, police said.

09/04/2013

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Suspicious Powder In Letter Prompts Evacuation At Gov’t Building In Redwood City

Part of a San Mateo County government building in Redwood City was evacuated Thursday because an employee received a letter with an unknown white powder inside.

08/22/2013

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‘The Sims 4′ Adds Emotional, Multitasking Sims

The 4th edition of Maxis’ successful life-simulating game will include more emotional versions of the virtual people whose lives players can manipulate…

08/20/2013

Bumper boats at the Malibu Grand Prix in Redwood City. (CBS)

Redwood City’s Malibu Grand Prix Closing After 34 Years

Kids of all ages are flocking this week to the Malibu Grand Prix in Redwood City to enjoy the mini golf, bumper boats and race cars one last time. After more than 30 years, the family fun center is closing on Sunday.

08/14/2013

Shared bikes are parked at a SmartBike station in Washington, DC. SmartBike DC was launched in 2008 and is modeled after similar programs in Europe and is the first bike-sharing program in the United States. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Bay Area Bike Share Program Begins August 28

A Bay Area bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on August 28. The program’s first phase is set to launch that day with 700 bikes.

08/10/2013

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Man Arrested For Carjacking After Brief Pursuit in Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF)– A man was arrested following a carjacking early this morning in Redwood City, police said. Bryan Rios Serrato, 19, of Redwood City, allegedly brandished a knife at a 29-year-old man in […]

08/01/2013

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