Redwood City Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Woodside: Three youths arrested in residential burglary caseRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Almanac

    Three juvenile suspected of being involved in a residential burglary in Woodside, and possibly two others in the town, are being held in a youth detention facility in San Mateo on charges that include burglary, possession of stolen property and conspiracy. Deputies said that at about 10:40 a.m. on that date they received a call reporting a residential burglary in the 200 block of Woodside Drive in the Woodside Hills neighborhood -- to the north of Woodside Road and to the west of Alameda de las Pulgas.

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  2. Obituary: Arthur Lloyd, railroad man through and throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Almanac

    A funeral service is set for Saturday, Dec. 17, for Menlo Park resident Arthur Lloyd, a career railroad man, ardent advocate for rail passenger service and columnist for the Almanac on rail and public transit issues. Mr. Lloyd died peacefully at home on Dec. 4 at the age of 91. With him when he died were his daughters Lynne Rosenberg and Liane Strub.

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  3. Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Almanac

    A northbound Caltrain passes through the Atherton train station in June. A consultant's report says Caltrian is violating Atherton's rail quiet zone.(Almanac file photo by Michelle Le Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members said they'll work with Caltrain to resolve the problem before going to federal officials to ask for enforcement.

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  4. Holiday Fund: Raising expectations through educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Almanac

    Sequoia Adult School Scholars student Carmina Ortuno in front of her food truck. She received a SASS scholarship that enabled her to attend Canada College, where she learned the English she needed to open her business.

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  5. Atherton: Study finds Caltrain violates quiet zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Almanac

    Atherton now has documented something many had suspected -- Caltrain is regularly violating the town's six-month-old quiet zone. The quiet zone, imposed by the town in June, limits Caltrain engineers from sounding their train horns within a quarter-mile of the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing.

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  6. On Pearl Harbor anniversary: Museum opens World War II retrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Almanac

    Merchant Marine cadets leap into San Francisco Bay during combat training at Coyote Point in 1942. You'd have to be nearing your 80th birthday to have witnessed or been conscious of war-related activities in San Mateo County during World War II.

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  7. Emerald Hills: 3-alarm fire at three-story structureRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | Almanac

    Firefighters are working from outside, rather than inside, the building to extinguish the fire because they fear parts of the building may collapse, according to fire officials. Vista Drive is closed between Oak Knoll Drive and Oakview Way in unincorporated Redwood City, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported at 3:55 p.m. Many other streets in the area are blocked by fire trucks, the Sheriff Office reported.

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  8. Menlo Park resident aims to slow down the caffeine sceneRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Almanac

    If waiting impatiently in line for Starbucks, Philz or Peet's for your caffeine dose isn't your, well, cup of tea, a new shop in Redwood City may offer an alternative. Set for its grand opening on Friday, Dec. 2, Lovejoy's, an English tea room, will be a new place for people to go to fill their scone and crumpet cravings and sip tea from bottomless pots.

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  9. Locals seeking ways to protect vulnerable groups before Trump takes officeRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | Almanac

    Before President-elect Donald Trump takes office Jan. 20, some people in Menlo Park are trying to cement protections for populations that may face increased threat under Mr. Trump's proposed policies. City Councilman Ray Mueller has asked that the City Council consider scheduling a discussion about a citywide ordinance that would prohibit any employee of the city of Menlo Park from allocating city resources or funds to intern or relocate U.S. citizens based on their religious beliefs, race, or nation of descent; or to create a registry or database of groups based on such factors.

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  10. 'Tis the season: A guide to some holiday highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Almanac

    The Ragazzi Boys Chorus will perform several holiday-themed concerts this year, including "In the Company of Angels." Photo by Curtis Finger Though winter doesn't officially arrive until the solstice on Dec. 21, the holiday season has begun.

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  11. Menlo Park mayor warns of 'company town' dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Almanac

    Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivers "State of the City" address at Facebook Building 23 on Nov. 17. Following a Menlo Park tradition in which each mayor delivers a "State of the City" address at the close of his or her one-year mayoral term, Mayor Rich Cline gave his own "honest, off the chest" take on where things stand in Menlo Park to a crowd gathered at Facebook's recently renovated Building 23 on Nov. 17. He praised the hard work of staff and locals, spoke about the significant, and not all positive, changes the city has undergone in the last decade, cautioned against the conversion of Menlo Park into a "company town" and brought in a panel of experts on housing, education and transportation to talk about what can be done next.

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  12. Menlo Park man faces more allegations of sex acts with minorsRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2016 | Almanac

    Authorities have filed more allegations of sexual activity with minors against Menlo Park resident Julio Edgardo Ortiz, a former basketball coach at local elementary schools. Mr. Ortiz coached at Selby Lane School in Atherton and Clifford School in Redwood City, prosecutors said.

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  13. Portola Valley toughens defenses after home invasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Almanac

    Portola Valley is responding to recent home-invasion robberies with a campaign to encourage homeowners to look out for themselves and their neighbors and harden their neighborhoods with crime-fighting technology. Burglars and robbers may see the darkness, wealth and semi-rural tranquility of Portola Valley as an invitation to perpetrate crime, but residents and the Town Council, energized by home-invasion robberies in mid-June and mid-October, are considering steps that would change any such impression.

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  14. Living with Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Almanac

    Susan Speicher, left, and Darcy Blake in Ms. Speicher's home exercise studio. Ms. Speicher says exercise is vital to those with Parkinson's disease.

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  15. Man charged in Menlo Park burglary gets 11-year prison sentenceRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | Almanac

    A 21-year-old Redwood City resident who pleaded no contest to charges of burglary in Menlo Park, evading an officer in East Palo Alto and gang-related assault at the San Mateo County jail was sentenced to 11 years in state prison on Thursday, Nov. 3. Christopher Ontiveros Alcazar was arrested Jan. 4, 2016, with two others in East Palo Alto, according to a report by the San Mateo County District Attorney's office. He, with Hernan Green-Villalobos of East Palo Alto, allegedly committed three strong-arm robberies - using force or threats but no weapons - to steal money and cell phones from people in East Palo Alto.

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  16. Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacementRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Almanac

    An estimated 400 people took to the streets of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks on Oct. 21 to protest evictions and rent spikes at a 48-unit apartment complex in North Fair Oaks that was bought in July by Los Angeles-based firm Trion Properties. The property, located at 180 Buckingham Ave., was bought for $15.8 million.

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  17. M-A's annual canned food drive has begunRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Almanac

    A festive meal for the holidays when times are hard can raise one's spirits, even if only for a little while. Can that spirit be encouraged to linger a while longer? Perhaps.

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  18. High school district superintendent to step down when school year endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Almanac

    James Lianides, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, announced he plans to step down at the end of June. A little more than seven years after he signed on as superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, James Lianides will be stepping down.

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  19. San Mateo County voter registration reaches all-time highRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Almanac

    Though pundits and pollsters say the outcome of the presidential election in California is a foregone conclusion, voter registration in San Mateo County has reached an all-time high, according to Mark Church, the county's chief elections officer. On Nov. 1, Mr. Church said the county had 394,396 voters registered for the Nov. 8 election and that the number may go even higher as more voters who registered close to the Oct. 24 deadline are counted.

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  20. Atherton: Woman struck by car while crossing Middlefield RoadRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Almanac

    Medics took a 37-year-old Nevada woman to Stanford Hospital with "severe injuries" on Saturday night after she was struck by a 2004 Honda Pilot SUV at about 11:10 p.m. while attempting to walk across Middlefield Road about 100 feet north of Fair Oaks Lane in Atherton, according to Atherton police. Driving the Honda was a 50-year-old woman from Redwood City, Sgt.

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