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redwood

  • n  the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
  • n  either of two huge coniferous California trees that reach a height of 300 feet; sometimes placed in the Taxodiaceae

  • Last fortnight the Bohemians began their annual midsummer encampment and festival, called the "Jinks," at their redwood camp, Bohemian Grove.
  • Said one: "To teach our children that harvesting redwood trees is bad is not the education we need.
  • The list of battles he's fought, places he's saved, and pieces of legislation he's helped along is taller than an old-growth redwood, but one of his major achievements is very .
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  • Redwood City pays $45,000 to settle suit over police tasering of teen
    Redwood City paid $45,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of a teenager tasered by police nearly three years ago.
    June 20, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News
  • Redwood City man dies diving for abalone
    A Redwood City man drowned Saturday while diving for abalone off the Sonoma County coast, a coroner’s deputy said Monday. Gerard Accristo, 61, was pulled from the water near Salt Point State Park at about 11:45 a.m., according to the Sonoma County coroner’s office.
    June 18, 2013 - San Mateo Daily Journal
  • Redwood City bank robber nabbed by teller takes deal
    A Redwood City bank robbery suspect nabbed after the teller followed him outside and gave police updates from his cellphone pleaded no contest to one felony in return for no more than two years in prison although a judge could consider less.
    June 18, 2013 - San Mateo Daily Journal

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