Redwood City Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Almanac

    State Sen. Jerry Hill announced he is introducing a new bill to require first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device in their cars. Photo by Sue Dremann.

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  2. Ring in 2015: Ten different ways to celebrate the New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Almanac

    Revelers shake their stuff at last year's New Year's Eve party at Cheryl Burke Dance. Courtesy Cheryl Burke Dance For some, the shift from one year to the next is a time for reflection and contemplation.

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  3. Portola Valley: Chimney fire knocked downRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Almanac

    Firefighters called to a home at 5 Cherokee Court in Portola Valley on Sunday, Dec. 21, arrived at about 1:53 p.m. to see flames on the roof in the vicinity of the chimney. Twenty minutes later, the fire had been knocked down, Battalion Chief Rob Lindner of the Woodside Fire Protection District told the Almanac.

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  4. Portola Valley: Chimney fire knocked down in 20 minutesRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Almanac

    Firefighters called to a home at 5 Cherokee Court in Portola Valley on Sunday arrived at about 1:53 p.m. to see flames on the roof in the vicinity of the chimney. Twenty minutes later, the fire had been knocked down, Battalion Chief Rob Lindner of the Woodside Fire Protection District told the Almanac.

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  5. Shelter extended for residents displaced by floodingRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Almanac

    Redwood City officials will continue to keep shelters open with limited hours Monday and Tuesday to help residents displaced by flooding, city officials said. Residents can visit the Fair Oaks Community Center, located at 2600 Middlefield Road, for assistance recovering from flooding that swept through two mobile home parks in Redwood City, officials said.

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  6. County declares state of emergency after stormsRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to declare a state of emergency after recent rain and windstorms caused an estimated $3.4 million in damage, county officials said. The declaration could make state and federal aid available to pay for repairs and emergency measures related to the storm.

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  7. Deputy pleads not guilty to conspiracy chargesRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Almanac

    Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to two charges of conspiracy in connection with a case involving an inmate in the San Mateo County jail who is accused of acquiring and using a cellphone while in jail. Mr. Lopez, a 26-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office and an unsuccessful candidate for county sheriff in the June elections, is accused of two felonies: conspiracy to commit a crime and conspiracy to obstruct justice, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

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  8. Vast photo collection documents San Mateo County life over several decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Almanac

    Norton Pearl is the photographer seen in this 1958 photo in Las Vegas at the Tropicana Hotel as he takes publicity shots for a California Press Photographers' Association conference. Mr. Pearl is photographing Jayne Mansfield from atop the shoulders of her husband, Mickey Hargitay.

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  9. Briefs: Menlo Park: City to hold workshop on M-2 industrial zoneRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Almanac

    Menlo Park will host a community workshop on Thursday, Dec. 18, to find out what residents and other interested parties see as the future of the city's M-2 industrial district, which roughly encompasses parcels wedged between the San Francisco Bay, University Avenue, Marsh Road and U.S. 101. The focus of the workshop will be on creating a list of land-use priorities - office? retail? hotel? - and discussing how tall and how large different types of buildings should be.

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  10. New Kaiser Permanente hospital to debut TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Almanac

    Kaiser Permanente's new 149-bed, seven-story Redwood City hospital is set to open Dec. 16. The nonprofit health organization began construction on the 280,000-square-foot building on Veterans Boulevard and Walnut Street in 2011. The hospital will replace the current Kaiser Permanente hospital next door, built at about 200,000 square feet in the 1960s.

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  11. Multi-family zoning in Woodside?Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Almanac

    The Woodside Planning Commission on Dec. 3 dealt with a topic with potential to be controversial -- multi-family zoning in a town zoned for single-family homes. But voices did not rise.

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  12. Mandarin charter backers appeal to county board of educationRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Almanac

    The group trying to establish a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District has appealed to the San Mateo County Board of Education to approve their school after being turned down by the school district in November. Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels said the appeal was filed late Friday night and he was informed about it by county Superintendent Anne Campbell on Sunday night.

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  13. New Kaiser Permanente hospital to debutRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Almanac

    Kaiser Permanente's new 149-bed, seven-story Redwood City hospital is set to open Dec. 16. The nonprofit health organization began construction on the 280,000-square-foot building on Veterans Boulevard and Walnut Street in 2011. The hospital will replace the current Kaiser Permanente hospital next door, built at about 200,000 square feet in the 1960s.

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  14. Multi-family zoning in Woodside?Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Almanac

    The Woodside Planning Commission on Dec. 3 dealt with a topic with potential to be controversial - multi-family zoning in a town zoned for single-family homes. But voices did not rise.

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  15. School board eyes Menlo Park site for new high schoolRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Almanac

    The Sequoia Union High School District is eyeing a property at 150 Jefferson Drive in east Menlo Park for one of two new 400-student high schools the district is planning to open. The high school board plans to hear a staff presentation on the two prospective school sites at its meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The other site is a one-acre parcel at 535 Old County Road, just south of Holly Road, in San Carlos.

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  16. Woman arrested for alleged stabbing in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Almanac

    A 62-year-old man was allegedly stabbed by an ex-girlfriend after an argument in Menlo Park on Sunday, Dec. 7, according to police. Officers were notified by Stanford Hospital around 6:50 p.m. that they were treating the man for multiple, non-life-threatening stab wounds.

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  17. Artscene: Two Menlo Park women pursue art as second careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Almanac

    Elyse Dunnahoo and Krishna Mitra have a lot in common. They live within a half mile of each other in West Menlo Park; they enjoyed successful first careers and are now dedicated to pursuing second careers as artists; and their artwork is on display in a two-person exhibition in the Caldwell Gallery at the Hall of Justice in Redwood City.

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  18. Holiday Fund: St. Francis Center provides safe homes for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Almanac

    Diego is embraced by Sister Christina Heltsley, O.P. during a visit to his classroom on Nov. 19, 2014. Michelle Le/The Almanac Groans of protest from a young boy asked to take out the garbage are all too common, but when the motivation for those groans is fear, our adult reactions are notably different.

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  19. Vida Verde expands horizons for underserved kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Almanac

    Two former teachers are working hard to offer free outdoor education to thousands of underserved students in the Bay Area. Thanks to one couple's efforts and the support of local donors, the nonprofit Vida Verde, based in San Gregorio, has served about 5,500 "at risk" children over the years.

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  20. DA sheds more light on sheriff employees' arrestsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Almanac

    A Hells Angels member is accused of conspiring with sheriff's employees to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a Redwood City jail, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Dionicio Lopez Jr., 26, was out on $1 million bail and awaiting trial for allegedly shooting at a Daly City home in 2011 when he was re-arrested for the alleged conspiracy and his bail was increased to $2 million.

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