Redwood City Newswire (Page 9)

Redwood City Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. John Horgan: A taxing challenge for public officials on PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    In one of the most dynamic economies in the world, the gap between the haves and the have-nots is not only very large but growing. Two very different societies actually exist side by side.

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  2. Police Blotter: Trailer left parked on road reported stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Berryessa Sun

    Further investigation led to the recovery of additional items stolen from construction sites. Carlmont Drive, 11:56 a.m. Thursday A male's vehicle, along with others in the area, was hit with eggs.

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  3. Police BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Items selected are from the daily police logs of the city listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police.

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  4. Margaret Lavin: Hillcrest Juvenile Court School Monthly Guest Speakers Inspire StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Oakland Tribune

    In July 2014, Hillcrest Juvenile Court Schools implemented a monthly guest speaker program. According to John Fry, Manager, Educational Services-Court Schools, the objective is to provide Court School students an opportunity to learn more about potential employment, community services and other important information that they can use as part of their transition planning for college, career, family and community.

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  5. San Mateo County: Affordable housing crisis inspires talks about rent controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Oakland Tribune

    The affordable housing market has become so dire in San Mateo County that the Board of Supervisors is ready to explore the third rail of Peninsula politics: rent control. The supervisors have decided to form a blue ribbon task force to study the county's housing problem, including whether to pursue a policy that would limit the ability of landlords to raise their tenants' rent.

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  6. Sequoia basketball standout Bene soars to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Sequoia High senior Chris Bene, poses for a portrait at Sequoia High gym on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in redwood City, Calif. Daily News photo by Tony Avelar After all, the senior at Sequoia High in Redwood City stands 6 feet, 6 inches tall and is blessed with a massive wingspan.

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  7. Milpitas boys basketball team advances to Saturday's quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Milpitas Post

    A 43-36 win Thursday night at No. 6 seed Menlo-Atherton High School has advanced the Milpitas High School boys varsity basketball team to the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section Division I playoffs for the third time in four seasons.

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  8. Carolyn Livengood: Chinese New Year being celebrated at SFORead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Oakland Tribune

    From now to March 6, San Francisco International Airport is celebrating Chinese New Year by holding a contest on Facebook to promote China Southern Airlines' new nonstop service from SFO to Wuhan with continuing service to Guangzhou. Titled #SFO2WUH, contestants are urged to go to the SFO Facebook page at www.facebook.com/flySFO to answer just five trivia questions about China Southern Airlines and their service.

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  9. Feb. 27 Readers' letters: Bay Area needs someone to continue Nobles' legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Ralph Nobles' passing deserves the recognition you gave him, in my opinion less for building the first atomic bomb but rather for his efforts in saving Bay Area wetlands. The Bay Area offers wonderful vistas and recreational opportunities that developers too often ignore and acquire so that they can profit from them at the expense of maintaining an environment that makes the Bay Area the jewel of Northern California that it is.

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  10. CCS girls soccer: Menlo elmininates Summit PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    No. 6 Menlo School-Atherton struck early, then subbed liberally in its Central Coast Section Division III first-round girls soccer match with No. 11 Summit Prep-Redwood City at Woodside on Wednesday.

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  11. Redwood City: 2012 yacht thief sentenced for violating terms of probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Milpitas Post

    A 62-year-old Wyoming man who stole a $2 million yacht from Sausalito, got drunk and ran it aground on a Pacifica beach in 2013 was back in court Friday for probation violations, prosecutors said. Leslie Alan Gardner admitted to three counts of violating the terms of his probation, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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  12. Redwood City: San Mateo Bridge shutdown protesters with Stanford group appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The first group of protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge have appeared in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City on misdemeanor charges, according to prosecutors. A total of 68 protestors, part of a Stanford University group calling itself Silicon Shutdown affiliated with the "Black Lives Matter" movement, were arrested after they failed to leave the bridge when ordered to do so, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  13. Ralph Nobles, Manhattan Project physicist who saved San Francisco Bay wetlands, dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Ralph Nobles, a nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project, personally witnessed the first nuclear bomb blast in the New Mexico desert, and later led efforts to save thousands of acres of San Francisco Bay wetlands from development, has died. "Ralph always had a big smile.

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  14. Summit Prep in Redwood City evacuated after student reported hearing gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Redwood City police evacuated students and teachers at Summit Preparatory Charter High School on Monday morning, but after sweeping the premises concluded that a report of gunshots fired was a false alarm. According to Acting Lieutenant Greg Farley, the police department received a phone call around 9:21 a.m. City spokeswoman Meghan Horrigan said a student told his teacher he thought he heard gunshots.

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  15. Redwood City: SWAT activity prompts charter school evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A charter school was evacuated in Redwood City Monday morning after reports of a gun brought a SWAT team to the campus, officials said. Police responded about 10 a.m. to Summit Preparatory Charter High School after a 911 caller reported a gun on campus, Redwood City Deputy Police Chief Gary Kirby said in a news release.

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  16. San Mateo County sheriff's deputy in jail smuggling case faces new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Cupertino Courier

    The attorney for a former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused last year in a jail smuggling case and last week in a new case involving embezzlement and fraud Thursday accused San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe of bringing a "personal vendetta" against his client. Juan Pablo Lopez, 51, was charged last November with allowing two corrections officers to smuggle cellphones and drugs to an inmate in the Redwood City jail between April and December 2013.

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  17. Carolyn Livengood: Bay Area Gardeners Scholarship Foundation accepting scholarship applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Oakland Tribune

    The Bay Area Gardeners Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2015 Scholarship from high school seniors who expect to graduate in spring 2015, high school graduates, GED recipients, and students attending college, all of whom reside in the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara. Since 2006, the foundation has awarded 151 scholarships to students from diverse backgrounds and economic situations as students are seeking a way to better their future and their families through education.

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  18. Office development must stop driving out retail in Palo Alto, new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Student members of a capella group Stanford Talisman perform during the Palo Alto State of the City address Wednesday. Photo by Rhea Mahbubani.

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  19. Bess Louise Davis July 9, 1932 - Feb. 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    Bess Louise Davis passed away Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Kaiser Hospital in Redwood City. She had been a resident of Pacifica since 1955.

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  20. Thomas D. Elias column: Obama's latest move could almost double the number of immigrant visas allowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2013 | San Jose Mercury News

    Green cards for spouses -- that's the latest quiet Obama administration move to please and appease the high-tech companies in Silicon Valley and elsewhere that constantly clamor for more H1-B visas to bring in cheap, skilled foreign labor. The ploy sounds extremely humanitarian but might really be little more than an end run around the current limit of 85,000 visas granted to immigrants whose skills are allegedly not matched by any talent available in America, including about 20,000 slots for people with advanced degrees earned at American universities.

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