Redwood City Newswire (Page 9)

Redwood City Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Redwood City helps homeowners save water and energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    As the state's 4-year-old drought continues with no end in sight, Redwood City this week announced it has adopted a program aimed at helping homeowners conserve water and energy. Dubbed HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy , the program allows homeowners and commercial property owners to make efficiency improvements payable through property tax bills.

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  2. Carolyn Livengood: Traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Wall That Heals, a half-scale, traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is coming to Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane , in San Bruno for 24-hour a day public viewing from Thursday to April 12. There is no admission charge for this kickoff event for the cemetery's three-year commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War . Docents and counselors will be available on site.

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  3. Students evacuated after bomb threat at Woodside High in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    About 10 a.m., reports of a bomb came into school officials at the school at 199 Churchill Ave. and authorities there contacted police, a Sequoia Union High School District spokeswoman said. Students were evacuated to the stadium and were released to parents, the spokeswoman said.

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  4. Rocketship charter scales back grand expansion plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Rocketship Education, the successful if controversial charter-school operator once on a trajectory to serve 15,000 students in the South Bay, has agreed to dramatically scale back its expansion plans under a settlement reached in a lawsuit filed by four San Jose elementary school districts. If the agreement is ratified, Rocketship would withdraw 13 charters of 20 approved by the Santa Clara County Board of Education in 2011.

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  5. San Mateo County honors Redwood City doctor who treated Ebola patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Oakland Tribune

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday honored Stanford Hospital emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Colin Bucks for his service in fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Bucks, of Redwood City, spent a month in Liberia last year treating patients and helping stem the spread of the viral disease, which has killed 10,460 people during the outbreak that began in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  6. San Mateo man pleads not guilty to dumping hazardous waste in storage facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A San Mateo man pleaded not guilty Friday to 10 felony counts of unlawfully storing hazardous waste at Peninsula storage facilities, officials said. Willis Unga, 63, is accused of causing in $88,880 worth of losses to two storage facilities where he stored hazardous materials including paint, ammonia, coating stripper and industrial cleaning agents, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

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  7. San Jose Police shooting: Academy class of 2001 has an 'unfortunate bond'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    The night Officer Michael Johnson was gunned down, the San Jose Police Department knew one group of officers in particular should find out before it hit the news: his police academy class of 2001. These were people who were already changed forever when their classmate Jeffrey Fontana was killed during a traffic stop just weeks after graduation.

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  8. Community NotepadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    Everyone is invited to read their own, or a favorite poet's work at open mic, or just come to listen. Poetry does not live and breathe without an audience, so please consider joining us.

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  9. Facebook and Frank Gehry team up to create playhouse for housing nonprofit fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Pictured is an artist's rendering of the children's playhouse entitled Once Upon a Time: Design by Gary J. Ahern of AIA Focal Point Design , with building by Joel Butler W.L. of Butler Construction Inc. This playhouse and 11 others will be constructed on the grounds of Stanford Shopping Center and will be auctioned on June 6, 2015 with the proceeds benefiting Rebuilding Together Peninsula. Architect Frank Gehry is the mastermind behind Facebook's new office space and world-renowned buildings such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain.

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  10. March 24 Readers' lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The San Jose Water Co. plans to fine water users who waste water. But maybe they should also reward those who manage to save.

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  11. Palo Alto: Two dead in grisly shooting at senior apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Two men who lived at a Palo Alto apartment complex were found dead Thursday afternoon of gunshot wounds in an apparent murder-suicide, police said. Firefighters were the first to respond to the complex after an elderly resident called 911 at 3:19 p.m. to report someone in need of medical attention inside an elevator of the Alta Torre senior housing complex at 3895 Fabian Way.

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  12. Major League Baseball treasures found in tiny museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bats, gloves and balls from Giants players are part of the baseball exhibit at the San Mateo County Historical Museum in Redwood City, Calif., on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The show opens on Saturday with a ribbon cutting and refresments.

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  13. San Francisco Bay: Huge development project on Redwood City salt site suffers major setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A developer's long-running plans to build thousands of bayfront homes on Cargill Salt's lands -- the largest proposed development along San Francisco Bay in 50 years -- have hit a significant, and possibly fatal, setback. After several years of behind-the-scenes battles, this newspaper has learned, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken the rare step of wresting control of the most important decision over the project's fate from the Army Corps of Engineers.

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  14. German-American International School will move to old Menlo Oaks campus this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The German-American International School will be moving this fall to the former Menlo Oaks campus -- a 3.9-acre site at 475 Pope St. The bilingual international baccalaureate school, whose roughly 315 students reside primarily in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Redwood City, has occupied the old O'Connor Elementary School's approximately 6.1-acre campus at 275 Elliott Drive since 1991. But its lease ends in May, when the Menlo Park City School District plans to begin constructing its Laurel School: Upper Campus. 1 comment

  15. Starting his business with a clean slateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Norbert von der Groeben / Daily News Manager David Lopez, left, and owner Erik Ybarra run West Bay Cleaners, which opened in January after the former owner of the same space was arrested for multiple counts of alleged credit card fraud. Many city residents mistakenly think he is associated with Smith and avoid the business.

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  16. Palo Alto: Police investigating apparent murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The fire department was called around 3:20 p.m. Thursday to the Alta Torre Apartments at 3895 Fabian Way by an elderly resident who glimpsed a person in need of medical assistance inside an elevator car, police said. Firefighters found the body of a man in his 60s in the elevator car, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

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  17. Prep softball: Wildcats rip apart rival CherokeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    "The majority of us have been together for three years," said senior Kelly James, who played third base but has been catching for ace Sophia Fanucchi since they were 8 years old. "Our girls are getting a lot closer to each other," Fanucchi said.

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  18. Robinhood app offers zero-commission tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The pitchman for Robinhood, the no-fee stock brokerage, looks a little like actor Seth Rogen: bearded, chubby, and, to some viewers, possibly stoned. In the company's 80-second online ads, he takes aim at millennials, assuring them that they don't need much cash to triumph in the stock market.

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  19. Redwood City: Airport shuttle bus driver pleads not guilty to felony reckless drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    An airport shuttle bus driver accused of hitting a pedestrian while distracted pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony reckless driving charges, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. Tiana Marie Wilbert, a 31-year-old resident of San Francisco, was allegedly distracted by some sort of electronic device when she ran a red light and struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk Dec. 31 in South San Francisco.

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  20. San Mateo County supervisors deal blow to rent control hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors pumped the brakes Tuesday on the Peninsula's growing rent control debate, signaling opposition to the controversial proposal at a hearing on the county's affordable housing crisis. The supervisors decided not to have county staff research how to create a rent stabilization ordinance, instead asking for "a little" more information on how the policy works along with a precise count of the apartment units in unincorporated areas of the county.

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