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  1. Margaret Lavin: Recognizing Our Brave Men and Women Who Serve and SacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Through Operation Recognition, the San Mateo County Office of Education will award diplomas to San Mateo County veterans whose high school education was interrupted because of wartime circumstances. Five San Mateo County residents who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in World War II and the Korean War will be recognized at a ceremony held at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at the San Mateo County Office of Education, 101 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City.

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  2. Menlo Park mayor says he wants probe of consultant's work on Measure MRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller said he intends to call for an independent investigation into the city's dealings with a consultant who was paid to write unbiased information on its website about Measure M despite initially proposing to sway the public against the controversial ballot initiative. The first time he ever heard about consultant Malcolm Smith or that the former Redwood City spokesman had been hired by Menlo Park was on Nov. 1, through a readers' forum on the Almanac's website, Mueller said Monday in an interview.

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  3. Vets honored at celebration in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Heartland Hospice, which provides care to some of the residents at the independent living and assisted care facility on Woodside Road, sponsored the event, said account liaison Cecille Toy. Pins and red roses were handed out following a program that included a short speech by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt.

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  4. Belmont: Police say pepper spray was source of explosion scare, strong odors at Motel 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Pepper spray was at the root of a reported explosion and strong odors at a Motel 6 in Belmont this afternoon that left 10 people in need of medical treatment, according to police. Police said reports of an explosion at a Motel 6 in Belmont are unfounded but that nearly a dozen people inside the building were treated for exposure to chemical odors.

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  5. Nurses to strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Kaiser Permanente's 18,000 nurses throughout Northern California will walk out on a two-day strike beginning Tuesday morning. The strike by California Nurses Association affects 21 Kaiser hospitals and about 35 clinics, said Katy Roemer, a nurse at Kaiser Oakland and union negotiator.

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  6. Prep football: Sequoia gets first PAL Bay winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Sequoia-Redwood City ran at will. Sequoia built a three-touchdown lead. Menlo School-Atherton passed at will.

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  7. Redwood City: Norovirus to blame for Hotel Sofitel sickness outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    San Mateo County health officials announced Friday that norovirus was behind an outbreak of acute gastrointestinal illness at the upscale Hotel Sofitel in Redwood Shores. Lab analysis of samples taken from some of the people who were sickened confirmed the highly contagious virus was to blame.

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  8. Q&A: Zack Rinat, chairman and CEO of Model NRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Many companies these days seek to whip their finances in shape primarily by slashing costs. But Model N, founded by former Israeli special-forces commander Zack Rinat, thinks they're focusing on the wrong thing.

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  9. Prep results from the Friday, Nov. 6 newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Sequoia-Redwood City def. Carlmont-Belmont 25-20, 25-18, 25-22: The Cherokees swept the Scots in the final PAL Bay Division match.

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  10. Former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy convicted for assaulting beau's old boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy was convicted Thursday for beating up the ex-boyfriend of a woman he had dated for three months. In addition to the charge of felony assault with great bodily injury, the jury also found Colin Troy Smith guilty of felony witness intimidation and misdemeanor violation of a court order, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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  11. Bonny Zanardi: Caldwell presents two visions of still life paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Oil paintings by Elyse Dunnahoo and acrylic works by Krishna Mitra are presented in "Still Lifes: Two Visions," an exhibition on view through Dec. 31 at the Caldwell Gallery at 400 County Center in Redwood City. Both artists have studios in their Menlo Park homes.

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  12. John Horgan:Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    Most voters in San Mateo County do their civic duty by mail as absentees. That's the new normal along the Peninsula.

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  13. DA: Suspect got drunk at Giants parade, tried to kill girlfriend's sister, neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 22-year-old man was charged with two counts of attempted murder in an alleged attack on his girlfriend's sister and a neighbor after he reportedly came home drunk Friday from the San Francisco Giants championship parade. Kelson Aweau, of Redwood City, made his first appearance in court Monday to answer to the charges but did not enter a plea, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

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  14. Margaret Lavin: San Mateo County Office of Education at the Forefront ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    San Mateo County Office of Education held its second annual Respect! 24/7 on Oct. 28th. The conference featured experts and practitioners in the areas of anti-bullying, positive school discipline, mental health, trauma-informed instruction, suicide prevention, threat assessment and other issues addressing positive, safe and respectful schools.

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  15. Menlo Park hired consultant biased against Measure M, ex-mayor allegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A consultant paid more than $5,000 to present information about Measure M on Menlo Park's website first approached city officials with a plan to sway public opinion against the ballot initiative, former mayor Heyward Robinson said Monday. Robinson, one of the organizers of the Measure M campaign, said an email dated March 2 by consultant Malcolm Smith -- a former Redwood City communications manager -- was among the documents he received Friday from the city pursuant to a Public Records Act request made in August.

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  16. Redwood City: Hotel Sofitel illness outbreak wasn't containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Oakland Tribune

    The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Hotel Sofitel in Redwood Shores continued days after last month's ill-fated NAACP dinner, leading the hotel to temporarily shut down all its food operations for disinfection. The hotel and San Mateo County Health System confirmed Monday that additional people, including guests and hotel employees, became sick in the days after the NAACP State Convention on Oct. 25, when 12 people were taken by ambulance to hospitals for treatment of dehydration.

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  17. Pizarro: Festive celebration at 25th annual Hispanic Foundation BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    The Hispanic Foundation Ball returned to downtown San Jose on Saturday night to celebrate the event's 25th anniversary, and it was a pretty festive affair with some Dia de los Muertos decor touches, mariachi dinner music and about 800 people partying throughout the evening at the Fairmont San Jose. It was definitely a celebratory crowd, and even Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley CEO Ron Gonzales joked about the persistent buzz throughout the program.

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  18. Redwood City: Man booked on attempted murder after attacks on teen, neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Redwood City man was arrested Saturday on charges of attempted murder, following vicious attacks on a 17-year-old girl and a 74-year-old neighbor who came to her aid. Police captured Kelson Aweau, 22, at 8:20 a.m. Saturday and booked him into San Mateo County Jail on two counts of attempted murder.

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  19. Kovas, longtime Carlmont aquatics coach, passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Wednesday morning coffee group at Le Boulanger in Redwood City will never be the same. Longtime Carlmont-Belmont aquatics coach Glenn Kovas passed away over the weekend at the age of 81. Kovas, for whom the aquatics center at Carlmont is named, taught business and math at Carlmont from 1957 to 1993.

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  20. Redwood City school district fights ruling that says it can't transfer teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Redwood City School District is challenging a ruling that overturned its decision to transfer a teachers union president to another school for "not adequately supervising students, not following directives and not working well with administrators and colleagues." The district's petition, filed Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court, states that moving physical education teacher Bret Baird from Kennedy Middle School to Clifford Elementary at the start of the 2013-2014 school year was done "for just cause and ... not done for disciplinary reasons."

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