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  1. Horgan: Is Brisbane being browbeaten, badgered and bullied?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    It's getting hot in Brisbane. And we're not talking about the weather. Political pressure to approve a massive development in that North County village is rapidly increasing.

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  2. State lawmakers are desperate to address a statewide problem that has been decades in the making.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | The Campbell Reporter

    Amid a housing crisis that is displacing the poor and forcing millennials and countless others to look outside the Bay Area to live, all eyes turned this week to the tiny Peninsula town of Brisbane where a developer wants to build thousands of homes on a 684-acre swath of wasteland. Powerful tech companies, state lawmakers and pro-growth activists from around the region implored the City Council on Monday to allow housing on land once used as a rail yard and a landfill - an idea many residents oppose.

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  3. Menlo Park earliest adopter of affordable housing fees in county; report dings 5 cities without feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Menlo Park is being touted as the "gold standard" in the county for affordable housing incentives, according to a housing watchdog. The nonprofit Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County on July 20 released an assessment of the affordable housing situation with data from a nexus study of county jurisdictions in 2015.

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  4. Commentary: Bill would give Caltrain permanent financial stabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    An artists rendering of what Caltrains fleet will look like once the commuter rail system switches from diesel to electric power. The trains, dubbed electric multiple units, or EMUs, will connect to wires running above the tracks.

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  5. San Mateo County watchdog gives police high marks on outreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A citizen watchdog group gave high marks overall to law enforcement on access to outreach for non-English primary speakers in the county, but found a few agencies lagging. The 2016-17 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury lauded nine police departments for offering "an impressive array of outreach events and are to be commended for having interpreters at many of these programs for the languages widely spoken in the communities they serve," in a report dated June 29. Those agencies include Redwood City, San Mateo, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on the Peninsula.

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  6. Horgan: Joint Powers Board has a significant Caltrain role to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    If, sometime in the future, high-speed rail actually becomes a reality on the Peninsula, most of the real estate it would utilize belongs to the taxpayers of San Mateo County, Santa Clara County and San Francisco County. What is now the Caltrain route through Silicon Valley and its environs was acquired from the former Southern Pacific Railroad a generation ago.

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  7. Atherton Library closes early on day it wins Maker Faire awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    JC Escalante, Kenny Gabe-Ocana, Wan Fu, and David Vargas, from left, community technology specialists for Atherton Library, at the Maker Faire in San Mateo on May 18, 2017. The Atherton Library on May 19 tweeted that it had to close early, but manager Francisco Varga on Tuesday explained that only 90 minutes of open time was lost.

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  8. Jury finds Brisbane man not guilty in 1989 cold-case murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A jury has ruled that a Brisbane man is not guilty in the 1989 slaying of a young woman on San Bruno Mountain, a decision that closes the decades-old case, according to the district attorney's office. Gabriel Ray O'Neill was found not guilty Monday on all charges in the killing of 27-year-old Sheila Lorraine Hatcher, who lived in Daly City and was a mother of three at the time of her death, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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  9. California gas prices to rise under bill signed by governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    California drivers will see gas prices jump in November and will pay more to register their vehicles come January after Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Friday a tax hike of $5 billion per year to fix the state's crumbling highways. Brown and his legislative allies said the money is badly needed to fill potholes and repair rutted roads that lengthen commutes and damage vehicles.

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  10. Caltrain quietly fires contractor before testing of new safety system is completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Caltrain commuter train arrives at the lightly-used Bayshore Station in Brisbane, Calif., Monday afternoon, July 25, 2016, next to the development being prepared at the old Schlage Lock Company property. The developers hope to add Brisbane Baylands, a 684-acre development on property south of the county line in Brisbane, Calif.

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  11. Pacifica: Reward boosted in hunt for man who allegedly shot pregnant ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The U.S. Marshals Service has quadrupled its reward for information leading to the location, arrest and conviction of a 26-year-old man suspected of shooting his pregnant ex-girlfriend in the head during a botched kidnapping attempt earlier this year. Authorities say Colindres on April 27 tried to abduct his ex-girlfriend from her job at a senior housing complex in the 1000 block of Terra Nova Boulevard, but ended up shooting her in the head instead.

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  12. Brisbane police formally declare Paul Titchener killed his wife Shelly in detailed accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The grisly February killing of Shelly Titchener, whose dismembered body washed ashore across the San Francisco Bay, was committed by her husband Paul who wavered between killing himself and covering it up before jumping to his death off the Bay Bridge, investigators concluded in a lengthy account released Friday. Brisbane police outlined their case in unusual detail and, for the first time, definitively stated their belief that Paul Titchener killed his wife, in what they hoped would quell public and media curiosity about the case once and for all.

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