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  1. San Carlos to impose water rules during droughtRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Carlos' plan to impose water conservation measures during dry times like the current drought and fine violators is "unfair" because the city hasn't first educated residents about how to improve their use, according to one councilman. But Councilman Matt Grocott found himself in the minority Monday night when the council voted 3-1, with Councilman Bob Grassilli recusing himself, to give itself authority to declare a water shortage emergency and impose conservation measures once the state or local supplier California Water Company first declares its own.

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  2. Kaiser nurses strike: Administration say action not supported by factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Nurses and nurse practitioners at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Redwood City joined 18,000 colleagues in Northern California Tuesday morning in a two-day strike protesting what they say are patient safety issues highlighted by a lack of adequate Ebola protection and training. The nurses, whose contract expired in September after two extensions, walked out at 21 hospitals and approximately 35 clinics including sites in Redwood City and South San Francisco.

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  3. Not guilty plea in attempted killing of girl, neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 22-year-old Redwood City man who prosecutors say drank all day with his girlfriend at the San Francisco Giants victory parade before heading home where he broke her sister's jaw and seriously beat an intervening neighbor pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of premeditated attempted murder. Kelson Aweau, is also charged with two counts of aggravated mayhem and one count of elder abuse.

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  4. Water wasters in Foster City may receive fines up to $500Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Starting Wednesday, Foster City residents who ignore the drought and waste water outdoors could face penalties as the City Council voted last week to enact fines for violating the state's water shortage emergency regulations. Residents could be fined between $100 and $500 if they water landscape between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on any day of the week, water landscape to the point of runoff, wash cars or vehicles without a shutoff hose nozzle and use water to wash, sidewalks, buildings or hard surfaces, according to a city staff report.

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  5. Patient care, Ebola stirring nurse protest: Officials at Kaiser,...Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Kaiser nurses at two San Mateo County facilities will join 18,000 others striking Tuesday to protest what they say is the organization's erosion of patient care including a lack of proper Ebola protections. Nurses at the Redwood City hospital and San Mateo clinic are among those scheduled to participate, according to Sheila Rowe, a nurse at the Redwood City site.

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  6. Nutcracker performer returns to her roots: Anna Maravelias wants to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    With hopes of one day using her dance abilities to heal others, Anna Maravelias is currently acting as the children's ballet mistress for Peninsula Ballet Theatre. Maravelias, a graduate of Carlmont High School in Belmont, grew up on the Peninsula with her younger brother and participated in the San Mateo theater group's production of the Nutcracker herself from the age of 7 to 17. Now, she works to set up all the choreography for this season's performance of The Nutcracker.

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  7. Norovirus confirmed in Hotel Sofitel illness: Sixty sickened at three separate eventsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The gastrointestinal illness that sickened 60 at three Hotel Sofitel events last month including a NAACP banquet is confirmed as norovirus, the San Mateo County Health System announced Friday. The Redwood City hotel's kitchen, which closed Oct. 30, resumed operations Friday after environmental health staff verified containment and prevention measures like cleaning and training were completed, according to Health System spokeswoman Robyn Thaw.

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  8. Ex-deputy convicted of beating ex-girlfriend's dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy who beat an ex-girlfriend's date at her house is guilty of felony assault and later violating a court order to stay away from the woman, according to jurors who returned the verdicts on the third day of deliberations. After the verdicts were read, Judge Leland Davis ordered Smith remanded into custody pending a Dec. 19 sentencing hearing where he faces up to nine years and either four or eight months in prison.

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  9. Former deputy convicted of beating former flame's new manRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy who beat an ex-girlfriend's date at her house is guilty of felony assault and later violating a court order to stay away from the woman, according to jurors who returned the verdicts on the third day of deliberations. After the verdicts were read, Judge Leland Davis ordered Smith remanded into custody pending a Dec. 19 sentencing hearing where he faces up to nine years in prison.

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  10. School ballot measures approved: College district's $388 million...Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Voters passed three school ballot measures Tuesday night, including a $388 million bond measure for the San Mateo County Community College District, a $48 million bond measure for Belmont-Redwood Shores and a consolidation and extension of two Burlingame parcel taxes. The community college district's $388 million bond measure to update aging facilities and provide new technology needed for an evolving job market passed with 65.43 percent - 69,708 people voted yes, while 34.57 percent, or 36,832 people, voted no, according to final semi-official results from the San Mateo County Elections Office.

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  11. Man charged with attempted murder in beating of girl, neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Redwood City man who allegedly beat his girlfriend's teen sister - so badly he broke her jaw - and a 74-year-old neighbor who came to her aid was charged Monday with two counts of premeditated attempted murder. Kelson Aweau, 22, delayed entering a plea and asked for a court-appointed attorney.

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  12. Youth center leaders plant idea for community gardenRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Plans for a 37-space parking lot for the Siena Youth Center on Marlborough Avenue in North Fair Oaks were delayed three years while the San Francisco Public Utility Commission, which owns the right-of-way, finished pipeline replacement. But anxiety gave way to inspiration when those with the St. Francis Center, which operates the center, realized they didn't really need the parking - what they needed was more opportunity for families to get their hands in the dirt.

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  13. Teacher union president fighting school transfer: Redwood City...Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    An arbitration ruling reinstating a Redwood City teacher, and union leader, to his previous school after he was involuntarily transferred is being challenged by the school district. Bret Baird, a physical education teacher, was transferred from Kennedy Middle School, where he taught for 22 years, to Clifford Elementary School at the start of the 2013-14 school year for "just cause" pursuant to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between the Redwood City Elementary School District and Redwood City Teachers Association.

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  14. Man arrested for beating girl, elderly neighborRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Redwood City man was arrested Saturday in connection with an attack on Friday that injured a 17-year-old girl and a 74-year-old neighbor who tried to come to her rescue, according to Redwood City police. The girl was outside a home on the 300 block of East Oakwood Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. when a male suspect, later identified as 22-year-old Kelson Aweau of Redwood City, allegedly began beating her.

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  15. Office rents rise even higher: Monthly average asking rate for office ...Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Prices are still sky high for office rentals along the Peninsula, according to the latest data from the commercial real estate company Colliers International. Registering a milestone not seen since the dot-com days, the monthly average asking rate per square foot for office space on the Peninsula has surpassed the $4 mark; the $4.10 full service average asking rate represents a 2.76 percent increase over the past quarter.

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  16. Convicted arsonist imprisoned for bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 67-year-old man previously convicted of torching a car at the Daly City Department of Motor Vehicles was sentenced to four years prison for stealing $5,000 from a Redwood City bank two days after his release in the earlier arson case. Hugo Carranza faced up to four years after pleading no contest in August to robbery and admitting his prior strike.

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  17. Man allegedly stabs, kills acquaintance at Courthouse SquareRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A man was arrested Tuesday night for stabbing to death an acquaintance near the historic courthouse in downtown Redwood City. Jake Monahan, a 24-year-old transient from San Carlos, was arrested for allegedly stabbing a man he had been drinking with around 8:25 p.m. near 2216 Broadway, according to Redwood City police.

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  18. NAACP banquet attendees fall ill in Redwood CityRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Mateo County health officials are trying to determine what caused more than 50 people attending an NAACP gala to fall ill. George Holland heads the civil rights organization's Oakland chapter and was among several hundred people at the weekend event at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel in Redwood City.

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  19. Redwood City names new library headRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Wolfgram comes from Santa Clara County where he's served as the deputy county librarian for its library district since 2009 with a focus on community outreach and enhancing its programming. Wolfgram has 19 years of experience in library work including management and administration.

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  20. Belmont goes mobile with new app: Website info, service requests to be available by mobile devicesRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Belmont City Council opted to go mobile Tuesday night by approving the design and creation of an app aimed at reducing redundancies, engaging citizens and promoting transparency. The new self-service mobile app will allow people to check out what's going on at City Hall and for those who see any kind of maintenance issue, such as a pothole, graffiti or even broken water main, to pull out their smartphones and make a direct report to the city.

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