Redwood City Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Former social worker pleads no contest to sex with clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A former San Mateo County social worker charged with 20 felonies for having sexual relationships with two underage clients pleaded no contest to 10 counts on Friday in exchange for a nine-year prison sentence, prosecutors said Monday. Manuel Sedillo-Messer, 39, worked as a Child Protective Services social worker with troubled East Palo Alto families from 2006 until he resigned on Oct. 24, 2014, while being investigated for the abuse.

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  2. Peninsula women made history in 1910Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    March is Woman's History month, a good time to recall that women made history in San Mateo County as far back as 1910. In fact, they literally wrote it.

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  3. Cities compete to be - cool': Residents challenged to reduce carbon footprintRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Mateo, Burlingame, Redwood City and San Carlos are in the running to be California's "coolest" city through a contest that tracks energy usage among residents. The year's contest has 22 cities participating for prize money totaling $150,000 to go toward local sustainability projects.

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  4. Recharge yourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Most of the time when I am out and alone, a typical dining experience consists of me eating a lightly dressed, pre-made and unevenly mixed Trader Joe's salad by myself on the Caltrain or at the station while working on my laptop. This, I realize, is exceedingly pathetic, but I justify this behavior by defending its utility.

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  5. County chapel to open Valentine's Day for weddingsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Valentine's Day is historically the busiest day for weddings at the San Mateo County Clerk's Office but this year the special day for love falls on a Sunday, when most county offices are closed. But those wanting to get married Sunday will still have the chance as the county clerk's office will open for five hours starting at 9 a.m. for those seeking to tie the knot.

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  6. SamTrans inches toward going electric: Cap and trade funds sought to pilot new bus programRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Mateo County transit officials are seeking state funds set aside for greenhouse gas emission reduction efforts as they slowly build momentum toward an electric bus pilot program. The SamTrans Board of Directors met Wednesday and approved applying for nearly $1 million in cap-and-trade funds - the first money that would be set aside for the agency to embark on testing all-electric buses in San Mateo County.

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  7. Big project zoning rules may change: Extra level of review could be required in Redwood CityRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Depending on council action, zoning rules in Redwood City may change to require an extra level of review by the Planning Commission for projects greater than three stories or 35 feet in height. Currently, a zoning administrator can approve a wide range of projects without needing the OK of the Planning Commission or City Council.

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  8. Redwood City looks to manage growthRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Redwood City Council will hold a study session next week to discuss how best to manage the city's future growth with the hopes that residents will be totally engaged in the process. With the Downtown Precise Plan already having reached its cap on new offices, officials are looking elsewhere in the city such as the Inner Harbor and El Camino Real corridor for new development opportunities.

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  9. Switzer mystery solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Albert Einstein wrote a famous letter to Mr. Switzer in San Mateo in 1953. A mistake in transcribing the letter delayed finding him when the recipient was actually J.S., not J.E., Switzer.

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  10. OP-ED: The challenge of sea level riseRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Many readers by now have heard of "King Tides" - the highest high tides of the year which occurred last week. These high tides, which happen when there is alignment of the gravitational pull between sun and moon, give us a glimpse of the future with sea level rise.

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  11. Museum gotta see - umRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    "VOGELSANG PASS" BY YVONNE NEWHOUSE WINS FIRST PLACE AT THE SOCIETY OF WESTERN ARTISTS SHOW. Awards for the current show at the Society of Western Artists Center went to Yvonne Newhouse for her first place watercolor "Vogelsang Pass;" T. Jeff Williams for his second place oil "The Good Shepherd;" and third place to Sherry Vockel for her watercolor/casein "A Quiet Moment."

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  12. Leading nonprofit agency for the homeless rebrands itself: InnVision...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The leading nonprofit of homeless services on the Peninsula and Silicon Valley will officially change its name Tuesday from InnVision Shelter Network to LifeMoves. The name change is the result of a "pretty long and in depth process we did to think about our brand and mission," Chief Executive Officer Bruce Ives said.

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  13. City Council OKs Docktown deal: Redwood City to pay $4.5 million to settle lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Redwood City Council unanimously approved a settlement agreement with Citizens of the Public Trust and Ted Hannig for $4.5 million Monday night over Docktown Marina for being in violation of the state's public trust laws. The deal sets aside $3 million in a fund to clean up any environmental damage that occur in Redwood Creek where the marina is located and to help relocate the 70 or so residents who live there.

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  14. Good news: Birth announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Landon and Bonnie Finato, of Redwood City, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Dec. 21, 2015. Daniel and Alexandra Wilson, of San Mateo, gave birth to two baby boys at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Dec. 22, 2015.

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  15. Catering to diversity: Chavez Supermarket, Hispanic grocer opens in San MateoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Known for their full-service meat departments, fresh bread and pastries as well as in-store taquerias, the grocery market at 500 S. Norfolk St. is keeping with the Chavez family tradition. Although it's a niche market carrying a variety of Hispanic goods that are hard to find at a typical grocery store, General Manager Beto Chavez said they're ready to serve the varied population of the Shoreview neighborhood and San Mateo at large.

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  16. Study shows flood risks in Redwood City: About 900 property owners...Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A new study by the Federal Emergency Management Agency shows the potential for flooding from downtown Redwood City to the Bay that could require property owners to secure flood insurance. FEMA issued new preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Redwood City last summer and will conduct an open house with city officials later this month to discuss the potential changes "in the associated flood hazard zone" on FEMA maps.

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  17. Redwood City has grand plans for El CaminoRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Redwood City Council approved a consultant agreement Monday night to prepare a blueprint for future growth on El Camino Real that will rethink the corridor's potential for housing and other development. The plan also will look at balancing the needs for cars and parking with viable options for transit, walking and biking, according to a staff report by Senior Planner Lindy Chan.

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  18. Belmont Iceland set to close: Owners point to financial impact of maintenanceRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Mateo County will soon lose another recreational amenity as owners of the Belmont Iceland announced they are closing the rink due to financial constraints. The nearly 60-year-old facility off Old County Road hosts hundreds of skaters, hockey players, various sporting leagues and students.

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  19. Redwood City Elementary School District looking at shifting election systemRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As school districts across the state have altered voting systems used for electing officials, the Redwood City Elementary School District school board is set to discuss following suit. The district Board of Trustees will have a conversation during a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 13, regarding the opportunity to elect officials based on the area of Redwood City where they live.

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  20. Bair Island - Nobles' causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The levees were breached recently at Bair Island, allowing water to flow so waterfowl can have a home in restored wetlands of Redwood City. Many credit the drive to save the area from development to a handful of dedicated people inspired and led by the late Ralph Nobles, a man whose long life had many brushes with history.

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