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Portal to Our Past

Blog: Parade Returns Rekindling Past Memories and Looking Ahead

Blog: Parade Returns Rekindling Past Memories and Looking Ahead

Three men, including car dealer Ole Oleson, real estate agent Charles Holt and butcher Walt Maloney, met with Redwood City’s Recreation Director Red Morton to discuss expanding the Independence Day celebrations
Blog: Once the Most Glamorous of Race Tracks Right in Our Backyard

Blog: Once the Most Glamorous of Race Tracks Right in Our Backyard

At one point the SF Bay area had as many as six different horse racing tracks.
Blog: A 1.5-Mile Long Tram on the Peninsula?

Blog: A 1.5-Mile Long Tram on the Peninsula?

The world’s first practical cable car system was rolled out in San Francisco....
Blog: Nike’s Redwood City Roots

Blog: Nike’s Redwood City Roots

Maybe you'll feel a little differently about Nike with this little tidbit of knowledge
Blog: Coney Island on the Peninsula

Blog: Coney Island on the Peninsula

The 1920s was a period of speculation and growth on the peninsula.
Blog: Entertainment Was Forever Changed by a Redwood City Man

Blog: Entertainment Was Forever Changed by a Redwood City Man

Ray Dolby was a 1951 graduate of Sequoia High School
Blog: The Birth of Redwood City's Final Resting Place

Blog: The Birth of Redwood City's Final Resting Place

The only newspaper in San Mateo County, the Times-Gazette ran a piece in January of 1859...
Blog: Hollywood Comes Calling

Blog: Hollywood Comes Calling

In February 1964, the Beatles landed in the U.S. and took America by storm.
Blog: Tarzan and a Local Cherokee

Blog: Tarzan and a Local Cherokee

One of the most popular film series over the years has been the Tarzan films.
Blog: The Mural Sequoia High Doesn't Want You to See

Blog: The Mural Sequoia High Doesn't Want You to See

Sequoia High School’s first dedicated campus opened in 1924
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