Redwood City Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Police calls: Burglaries, thefts in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  10. Two-alarm bar fire closes El Camino in Redwood CityRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2016 | Almanac

    A two-alarm fire at a Redwood City bar this morning resulted in the closure of El Camino Real in both directions between Broadway and Brewster Avenue at around 5 a.m. Redwood City police reported shortly after 7 a.m. that El Camino had reopened and that normal traffic had resumed between Broadway and Brewster. The fire, which started around 4:30 a.m. at a structure attached to the rear of Sodini's bar, located in a one-story strip mall at 727 El Camino Real, has been extinguished, firefighters said.

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  11. Menlo Park looking into fleet of delivery robots for pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Almanac

    Entrepreneurs, take note: If you want to pitch the Menlo Park City Council on something newfangled, it can't hurt to sweeten your presentation with a box of treats from a Menlo Park bakery. That's what happened at a presentation by Starship Industries during the council's Oct. 25 meeting, while the company pitched council members on a pilot program to operate a fleet of delivery robots in town.

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  12. Menlo Park: Competition, rising rent force yoga studio to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Almanac

    Nineteen years ago, Fran Philip arrived in the U.S. from Australia with her husband and an L-2 visa, which meant she wasn't authorized to work in the country. Unable to continue the high-tech career she'd pursued in Australia, she volunteered as a fitness teacher at the YMCA, offering instruction in group fitness, personal training and pilates.

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  13. Saturday in Menlo Park: Last Facebook farmers' market of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Almanac

    The final farmers market at Facebook of the year will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 at 1 Hacker Way from 2 to 5 p.m. The last Facebook farmers' market for the year will celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Facebook headquarters, 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park. There will be free pumpkins, face painting for children, trick or treating, live music and Dia de los Muertos presentations by Casa Circulo Cultural of Redwood City.

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  14. Thursday: County hosts 'Housing Heroes' award eventRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Almanac

    In 2008, when the median monthly rent for was 65 percent cheaper than it is now, San Mateo County launched its "Housing Heroes" award. The award is intended to recognize efforts by those who help people dealing with mental illness or substance-use disorders to find safe, stable housing within the county, according to Diana Rohini LaVigne, spokesperson for the county health system.

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  15. Food & drink: Martins West balances Scottish fare with California flareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Almanac

    Martins West bartender Oscar Quintanilla makes the restaurant's "Whisky Brick" cocktail with Redemption high-rye bourbon, Antica vermouth, Angostura amaro, absinthe and Angostura bitters on Oct. 17, 2016. Photo by Michelle Le.

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  16. Why Woodside resident has devoted decades to restoring World War II command vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Almanac

    If this vehicle could talk, it would probably have something positive to say about Woodside resident Reno Taini, who returned it to its U. S. Army-green glory as a vehicle for taking commanding officers to the fight. Woodside resident Reno Taini has created a kind of time machine, a vehicle of war equipped with bare essentials considered fitting for a general leading an army from 70 years ago.

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  17. Woodside: Term limits for Town Council?Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2016 | Almanac

    Of the 20 incorporated towns and cities in San Mateo County, five - Redwood City, Foster City, San Mateo, Millbrae and Pacifica - have term limits for their council members. Will Woodside join this group? At a recent Town Council meeting, Town Manager Kevin Bryant brought the topic up in replying to an October 2015 request by then mayor Tom Shanahan and Councilwoman Anne Kasten to schedule a discussion of term limits.

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  18. Election could alter future of Sequoia Healthcare DistrictRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Almanac

    The governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which annually authorizes spending of millions of dollars in property tax revenues on public health concerns in southern San Mateo County, has two open seats in the Nov. 8 election. Running for those seats are two incumbents -- Kathleen Kane and Kim Griffin -- and two challengers -- Harland Harrison and Lois Garcia -- who are running as a slate under the campaign management of a third board member, Libertarian Jack Hickey.

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  19. Voting in Nov. 8 election starts today; voting centers openRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Almanac

    While Election Day is a month away, voting starts today. Vote-by-mail ballots are being sent to voters starting Oct. 11, and three voting centers have opened for those who want to cast an early ballot.

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