Redwood City Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Guilty verdict in drunk driving deaths of Menlo Park coupleRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Redwood City woman was convicted of murder Wednesday morning in the 2013 deaths of a Menlo Park couple she struck with her car while driving drunk, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Marjorie Reitzell, 55, was convicted by a jury Wednesday morning of two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving charges.

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  2. City to move historic home: Developer was seeking $1 for private...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A historic Queen-Anne style home on the edge of downtown Redwood City that was once up for sale for $1 will be moved to city-owned property to make way for a 175-unit apartment complex. The home, at 103 Wilson St., will be moved a few blocks away to 611 Heller St., a blighted property the city's former Redevelopment Agency purchased in 2007 for about $630,000.

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  3. Homeless numbers way down: Some cities have higher percentage of...Read the original story

    May 14, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    There were more than 500 fewer people living on the streets, in cars or encampments in 2015 compared to 2013, according to a homeless census conducted by the San Mateo County Human Services Agency. The agency released its executive summary Wednesday as city and county officials met with affordable housing advocates in a Housing Our People Effectively Interagency Council meeting headed by county Supervisor Warren Slocum.

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  4. Priming for the playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The thing I like best about the Peninsula Athletic League Baseball Tournament is we find out which team is the best in the PAL, but also the fact I am so familiar with all the teams. Unlike the Central Coast Section tournament, where you may know little more than an opponent's record and recent past history, there is a familiarity with the PAL tournament.

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  5. Turning in the keys: San Mateo's Key Market slated to close after 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    After nearly 30 years of serving quality products with a smile and, despite hitting a stroke of luck after selling a multi-million dollar lottery ticket, San Mateo's family-owned Key Market grocery store will close its doors at the end of the month. Located in the Shoreview Shopping Center at 500 Norfolk St., Key Market has stood as a staple in community after being established by patriarch Jack Dehoff and is now overseen by his son and General Manager Chris Dehoff.

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  6. Trading Post to move: Housing to replace iconic downtown Redwood City storeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Family-owned Redwood Trading Post on El Camino Real will relocate as the property's owner hopes to build 137 apartments in its place. The outdoor gear store is leaving its home of 41 years for another location in the city as downtown Redwood City continues to be a hot spot for development.

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  7. Step back in time: Museum's fashion show to highlight county's rich historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    At least throughout the month of May as several events including walking tours are planned to observe National Historic Preservation Month. One of the more unique events, "A Garden Party Fashion Show," will be held at the San Mateo County History Museum May 16. The museum's volunteer auxiliary is presenting the event that will feature 21 models wearing 26 outfits from the museum's own "Millie Collection" that features fashions dating back to 1870.

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  8. Vehicular manslaughter charge in fatal collisionRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A man accused of fatally striking a motorcyclist head-on on state Highway 84 west of La Honda while allegedly driving under the influence pleaded not guilty to vehicular manslaughter charges Friday, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Marco Antonio Franco-Cuevas, 23, of Redwood City, is facing vehicular manslaughter charges in San Mateo County Superior Court after prosecutors said he drove while impaired on Feb. 14, causing a collision that killed 40-year-old Matthew Langley of San Mateo.

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  9. San Mateo County deputy charged with pointing gun at court custodianRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The San Mateo County District Attorney's office filed charges Thursday against a sheriff's deputy accused of brandishing a firearm and pointing it in the direction of a county employee. According to the prosecutors, Deputy Andy Mar, 50, was working as a temporary bailiff on April 13 at the Southern Branch of Superior Court, located at 400 County Center, Redwood City, when he pointed his weapon in the direction of a superior court custodian.

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  10. School feeds more than minds of students: Redwood City school works...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City residents living in the Fair Oaks community will have greater access to fresh and free meals, under a collaborative effort between Second Harvest Food Bank and the Fair Oaks Elementary School to establish a food distribution center on the school's campus. Second Harvest donated to the school a refrigerator and a freezer to store perishable food as well as a shed to hold dry goods, which will be used to open a pantry that serves local families and students in need of a quality meal.

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  11. Redwood City OKs grants for needyRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A five-year plan and annual budget related to federal Community Development Block Grant funds was approved by the Redwood City Council to fund 40 programs to assist low-income residents. The council approved funding some nonprofits for the next year with $1.2 million in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide services for the homeless, domestic violence survivors and the creation of affordable housing.

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  12. Gym approved for vacant warehouse: New 24-Hour Fitness to locate in Redwood City's industrial areaRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A two-story 24-Hour Fitness Super-Sport club with a rooftop basketball court has been approved to operate in Redwood City's industrial area just south of Woodside Road. The City Council approved the 47,152-square-foot project at its Monday night meeting.

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  13. Schools tout high college attendance: Redwood City charter high...Read the original story

    May 5, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As the state high school graduation rate hovers near 80 percent, two local institutions are not only graduating all its students, but nearly 100 percent will go on to attend college. Each senior graduating from Everest Public High School in Redwood City will be attending a four-year college next year, and 96 percent of the students graduating from Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City will do the same.

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  14. Apartment fire displaces four, kills dozens of pets: Incident took...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Four San Mateo residents were displaced and lost dozens of pets after a two-alarm fire destroyed their apartment early Friday morning. Firefighters responded to the Villa Del Prado apartment complex at 3377 La Selva St. around 5:14 a.m. after the family awoke to the sound of a fire alarm and saw smoke throughout their home, according to the San Mateo Fire Department.

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  15. Time to take a stand?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    It is easy to simply stand in amazement at the technological advancements, opportunity and employment created by this area's high-tech boom. Certainly, this area needed something after the Great Recession that raised unemployment, sparked home foreclosures and caused local governments and schools to dramatically cut back staff and salaries.

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  16. Sustainability group highlights drought: Seminar attracts experts,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    More than 100 water experts, city officials and knowledge-hungry members of the public gathered Thursday to review Sustainable San Mateo County's timely report on how communities are responding to the drought. The educational nonprofit focused this year's Key Indicator Report on everything water - from the winding Tuolumne River that supplies local faucets to conservation programs available for consumers.

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  17. Redwood City prioritizes capital projectsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Redwood City Council gave a general thumbs up to a slew of capital improvement projects the city will pursue next year including replacing and rehabbing sewer pipelines and water infrastructure. The total proposed budget for capital projects is set at more than $29.3 million paid for by utility taxes, park in-lieu funds and grants among other sources.

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  18. Docktown staves off closure: Liveaboard boat residents receive support from Redwood City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Docktown Marina residents are celebrating a minor victory after the Redwood City Council decided it needed more clarity from the state before it moves to relocate the individuals who call the floating community home. The council, in unison, rejected a plan Monday night to close the marina despite the opinion of staff at the State Lands Commission that the houseboats located at the end of Maple Street do not belong there.

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  19. Quick jail build-out proposed: Idea could save San Mateo County $25.7 millionRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As the first phase of construction for the new county jail is expected to be completed later this year, the Sheriff's Office is proposing to speed up completion of the overall project to save San Mateo County about $25.7 million. The Sheriff's Office had planned to keep the first floor of the inmate housing wing of the new Maple Street Correctional Center in Redwood City a "warm shell" with no interior finishes or utilities in place.

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  20. Housing crisis dominates town hall: Redwood City Council hears residents' concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Redwood City Council heard repeatedly at a town hall meeting that the city's lack of affordable housing is pushing out longtime residents who cannot afford sky-high rent increases. Other residents decried downtown's unprecedented growth as several high-density projects near completion with others in the pipeline.

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