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  1. Tonight: Workshop on Cal Water drought planRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Almanac

    A California Water Service Company public workshop on the company's proposed drought restrictions and ways customers can reduce water use will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at Las Lomitas Elementary School's Cano Hall, 299 Alameda de las Pulgas in Atherton. Cal Water's Bear Gulch district covers Atherton, Portola Valley, most of Woodside, and parts of Menlo Park and Redwood City.

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  2. For decades, Woodside home has been a gathering place for family and friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Almanac

    Grandfather bought our Woodside property over 96 years ago, and his foresight has provided a gathering place for five generations of our family and the friends of all of us. Until recent years our Woodside home on Kings Mountain Road has always been filled with people.

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  3. Cal Water answers questions about droughtRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Cal Water's Bear Gulch district, in the area since 1936, serves approximately 57,500 people through 18,800 service connections, the company says. It covers Atherton, Portola Valley, most of Woodside, and parts of Menlo Park and Redwood City.

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  4. Cal Water proposes water budgets, penalties for 'misuse or waste'Read the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Almanac

    The California Water Service Company has asked the state Public Utilities Commission to approve its drought plan, effective June 1, which proposes a "water budget" based on a reduction from past use for each customer, with surcharges for using more than the budgeted amount of water. Penalties would also be charged for "misuse or waste" of water, and repeat or egregious violations could be punished by the installation of flow-restricting devices or cutting off service.

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  5. Sheriff's deputy charged with brandishing gunRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Almanac

    A San Mateo County deputy sheriff accused of pointing a gun at a custodian in a Redwood City courtroom in April explained to investigators that he did have his gun out of its holster, but that he was checking the gunsight, prosecutors said. Prosecutors filed the charge on May 7 and arraignment is set for Friday, May 22, at 8:30 a.m. in Redwood City Misdemeanor Court.

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  6. Saturday: 100 years of fashion and gossipRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County History Museum's volunteer auxiliary will present "A Garden Party Fashion Show" at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the museum at 2200 Broadway in Redwood City. The show will feature more than 100 years of fashion and gossip involving notable local figures who attended Peninsula garden parties, said museum president Mitch Postel.

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  7. Cal Water answers customer questions about drought measuresRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Almanac

    Cal Water's Bear Gulch district, in the area since 1936, serves approximately 57,500 people through 18,800 service connections, the company says. It covers Atherton, Portola Valley, most of Woodside, and parts of Menlo Park and Redwood City.

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  8. East Palo Alto teen was victim in trailer fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Almanac

    Miguel Angel Melendrez Bustos in an undated photo he took of himself. The photo is from a gofundme page for his funeral expenses.

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  9. Sheriff's deputy charged with misdemeanor over brandishing allegationRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Almanac

    A San Mateo County deputy sheriff has been charged over allegations that he pointed a gun at a custodian in a Redwood City courtroom in April. Deputy Andy Mar, 50, is facing a charge of misdemeanor brandishing of a firearm, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said in a statement.

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  10. North Fair Oaks Festival: High school seniors compete for scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Almanac

    Sheriff Greg Munks, a sponsor of the festival, with 2015 Queen of the Festival scholarship finalists: top row, Vanessa Murillo, left, and Angelica Salto; bottom row, from left, Mary Robles, Michelle Quintero and Monica Orellana. Two Woodside High School seniors are among the five Redwood City students competing for the title of Queen of the Festival at the North Fair Oaks Community Festival, which will be held Aug. 16. Monica Orellana and Mary Robles are the Woodside seniors.

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  11. Landscape irrigation focus of water-reduction effort in WoodsideRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Almanac

    To meet its targets for water conservation as the drought goes on, Woodside residents will need to focus on reducing outdoor irrigation. Such are the views of the town's Sustainability & Conservation Committee, the Town Council in giving direction to staff, and the manager of the local water district.

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  12. Cal Water proposes water budgets for each customerRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Almanac

    The California Water Service Company has asked the state Public Utilities Commission to approve its drought plan , effective June 1, which proposes a "water budget" based on a reduction from past use for each customer, with penalties for using more than the budgeted amount of water. Penalties would also be charged for "misuse or waste" of water, with repeat or egregious violations punished by the installation of flow restricting devices or cutting off of service.

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  13. Deputy Juan Lopez sues Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Almanac

    Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff's Office, alleging retaliation over his decision to run for sheriff against sitting Sheriff Greg Munks in the March 2014 primary election. Mr. Lopez, through his attorney, David W. Washington of Stockton, claims in an April 24 lawsuit filed in San Mateo County Superior Court that the county violated his First Amendment rights and his rights as a California law enforcement officer.

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  14. Deputy sues Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Almanac

    Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has filed a lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff's Office, alleging retaliation over his decision to run for sheriff against sitting Sheriff Greg Munks in the March 2014 primary election. Mr. Lopez, through his attorney, David W. Washington of Stockton, claims in an April 24 lawsuit filed in San Mateo County Superior Court that the county violated his First Amendment rights and his rights as a California law enforcement officer.

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  15. County committee delays decision on O'Connor Street transfer requestRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Almanac

    Faced with a stack of new information, the members of the San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization decided at their May 4 meeting to wait until June to decide whether 31 properties on Menlo Park's O'Connor Street may transfer from the Ravenswood to the Menlo Park school district. The proposed new meeting time is 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at the County Office of Education, 101 Twin Dolphins Drive in Redwood City.

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  16. Landscape consultant: Don't replant nowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Almanac

    Danna Breen has advice for residents wanting to help their landscaping survive the summer on less water: don't blow away leaves, and retrain your plants to be less thirsty. With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now with vegetation more tolerant of semi-arid conditions should wait.

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  17. Four teens arrested in pistol-whipping, robberyRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Almanac

    Two 18-year-olds and two juveniles were arrested for allegedly pistol-whipping and robbing a man in unincorporated Redwood City on Wednesday night, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said. The robbery was reported at 9:48 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Berkshire Avenue.

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  18. Landscape consultant: Don't replant nowRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Almanac

    With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now with vegetation more tolerant of semi-arid conditions should wait. The window for such planting has just closed and won't open again until the fall, said landscaping consultant and Portola Valley resident Danna Breen.

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  19. It looks like water rationing is comingRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Almanac

    At an Earth Day celebration in Atherton on Tuesday night, Dawn Smithson, the manager for the California Water Service Co.' s Bear Gulch water district, said the company is working on its plan for reaching an expected mandate of a 36 percent reduction in water use compared with 2013 levels.

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  20. Portola Valley: Conserve water now or the town will miss its target, council saysRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Almanac

    New regulations and water conservation targets are expected to be adopted soon to deal with the drought. But Portola Valley officials do not want to wait.

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