Redwood City Newswire (Page 7)

Redwood City Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Redwood City, CA. (Page 7)

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  1. Editorial: A means to help neighbors in needRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Almanac

    Many living in southern San Mateo County approach the end of 2015 on firm and comfortable economic ground, thanks to the continuing good health of the Bay Area economy. But the dazzling economy has also left far too many others on increasingly shaky ground.

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  2. Business: Village Stationers, Accent Arts to leave California AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Almanac

    Lisa Cone, left, office-products manager for Village Stationers on California Avenue, works at the register while a customer looks through Christmas cards on Nov. 24, 2015. Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized Palo Alto's so-called "second downtown," have announced they plan to move out.

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  3. Costs soar for plans to build new high school in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Almanac

    Price inflation has exacted a toll on Sequoia Union High School District plans to build two new small high schools to address 2013-14 projections of a 22 percent surge in district enrollment by 2020, including up to 25 percent more students at Menlo-Atherton High School. The district planned to build two new 400-student schools -- one in the M-2 industrial district on the east side of Menlo Park and the other in San Carlos -- using $64 million of the $265 million bond money authorized by voters in June 2014.

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  4. Menlo Park moms and dog owners battle over Nealon Park's open fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Almanac

    From left: Menlo Park dog walker Gary Kenworthy with dogs Pepper and Mango , and Menlo Park dog owner Kathy Schoendorf with dog Kassidy. They are frequent visitors to the Nealon Park dog area.

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  5. Saturday: Service for Jose Diaz, longtime Menlo Park residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Almanac

    A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at St. Denis Church, 2250 Avy Ave. in Menlo Park, for Jose Diaz, who died Oct. 28 at the age of 89. Born in Almendral de la Canada, Spain, he came to Menlo Park in 1957 after marrying his childhood sweetheart, Pauline Diaz, who came to California with her family in 1948. Upon retiring in 1992, he made several trips to Spain.

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  6. Feature story: New book offers glimpse into Menlo Park's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Almanac

    From left: Authors of "Images of America: photography book of Menlo Park Nick Veronico, Janet McGovern and Betty Veronico. Not pictured: Reg McGovern, many of whose photographs are featured in the book.

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  7. Police calls: Battery stolen from electric car in garageRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  8. History association seeks volunteer docentsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Historical Association is looking for volunteer docents. A docent orientation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 7, at the San Mateo County History Museum, housed in the county's old courthouse at 2200 Brooadway in downtown Redwood City.

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  9. History association seeks volunteer docentsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Historical Association is looking for volunteer docents. A docent orientation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 7, at the San Mateo County History Museum, housed in the county's old courthouse at 2200 Brooadway in downtown Redwood City.

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  10. Nov. 14: Talk on Julia MorganRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Almanac

    Karen McNeill will give a talk about "Julia Morgan in San Mateo County" at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway in Redwood City.

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  11. Sunday: Day of the Dead event at county history museumRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Almanac

    There will be music, traditional food, a processional and a Festival of Altars at a Day of the Dead event to be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at the San Mateo County History Museum.

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  12. Book Talk: Silicon Valley design, battling drug addiction and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Almanac

    Redwood City resident and former psychologist for the Palo Alto Police Ellen Kirschman has used more than 30 years of expertise to pen her latest mystery novel. Image courtesy of the author.

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  13. Tonight: School board reviews plans for new Menlo Park high schoolRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Almanac

    A new public high school is coming to the commercial zone in eastern Menlo Park, and a discussion of what curriculum would best suit the school is on the agenda tonight of the governing board of the Sequoia Union Public High School District. With an enrollment surge of as much as 25 percent in the district by 2022, and with a particular concentration expected at Menlo-Atherton High School, the new school at 150 Jefferson Drive would provide new classrooms and related facilities for 300 to 400 students.

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  14. Police calls: Woodside, Portola Valley, Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  15. Voter Guide: Seven run for community college board seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Almanac

    Three seats are open on the governing board of the San Mateo County Community College District in the Nov. 3 election. Seven candidates are competing for the opportunity to oversee operations of the county's three public community colleges.

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  16. Voter Guide: Candidates vie for three board seats in high school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Of the four active candidates running for the three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District, none gave any hint of the district having any time to rest on any laurels any time soon. The first set of scores on the state's new Common Core English and math tests for 11th graders show large achievement gaps that closely track family income levels.

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  17. County tests 'all-mail' voting methodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Almanac

    This year's elections in San Mateo County will not only determine the composition of governing boards and whether ballot measures pass. It will also be the testing ground for running an "all-mail" election.

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  18. Police CallsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  19. Old Port Lobster Shack closing in Redwood City, expanding to Los AltosRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | Almanac

    Old Port Lobster Shack, a New England-style seafood restaurant with locations in Redwood City, Portola Valley and San Jose, will be closing its original Redwood City location and reopening in Los Altos, owner Russell Deutsch confirmed Thursday. The building that houses the Redwood City Old Port Lobster Shack at 851 Veterans Blvd. is going to be redeveloped into an apartment complex sometime next year, Deutsch said.

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  20. Peninsula College Fund helps scores of studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Almanac

    What started in 2005 as an effort to help three low-income high school students be the first in their families to go to college has turned into a multi-tiered push to provide college scholarships for 30 students next spring and ongoing mentoring and job-search training to dozens of others. High school teacher Charles Schmuck of Menlo Park is the founder and chairman of the nonprofit, which now serves students in nine public, charter and private schools located in Redwood City, East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Woodside.

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