Redwood City Newswire (Page 9)

Redwood City Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. End-of-year surge in tech jobs buoys county employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Though San Mateo County's unemployment rate has been hovering at historical lows in recent months, its dip in November could be welcome news for experts cautiously monitoring slowing growth in tech and other industries. For economist Jon Haveman of Marin Economic Consulting, the state Employment Development Department's Friday report reflecting a 2.1 percent unemployment rate for the county in November was nothing short of surprising.

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  2. Trial back on for man who stabbed girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Criminal proceedings have been reinstated and a Feb. 13 jury trial date was set for a man alleged to have fatally stabbed his girlfriend in her San Mateo home in 2015 after two doctors found him competent to stand trial Friday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. A little more than two months have passed since the defense attorney for Anthony Kirincic, 24, issued doubts about his competency to stand trial Oct. 16, the day a previously scheduled jury trial was set to begin, according to prosecutors.

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  3. Four-story office building proposed for 1180 Main St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Weeks after the El Camino Real corridor plan was approved by the Redwood City Council, officials will soon be reviewing a proposal for a 141,636-square-foot office building at 1180 Main St. within the plan's area, according to a proposal submitted to the city by Premia Capital.

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  4. Educators in Redwood City eye election mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City residents will have a final opportunity to offer feedback on a proposal to overhaul the system by which school board members are elected. The Redwood City Elementary School District Board of Trustees is set Tuesday, Dec. 19, to host a public hearing regarding the coming transition to by-district elections.

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  5. Caltrans looks to fast-track managed lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In the ongoing effort to create a system of express lanes along the Bay Area's congested freeways, Caltrans is asking the public to weigh in on plans to construct new toll lanes along a San Mateo County stretch of Highway 101. While plans are still in flux, during a meeting this week Caltrans noted the lanes would only be free to vehicles with at least three carpoolers and the 14-mile stretch of new lanes could have up to seven segments charging varying rates on the congested highway.

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  6. New interest in Purissima CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    "Green burials" are growing in popularity, according to Ed Bixby, who operates the Green Burial Preserve in Steelmantown, New Jersey and plans to bring the non-traditional burial practice to Purissima, located about a mile and a half south of Half Moon Bay. In green burials, there are no embalming fluids, no concrete vaults and only wooden caskets.

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  7. San Mateo County birth announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Brian Costello and Irene Waldman, of San Mateo, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City on Nov. 22, 2017. Bin Fan and Shuang Su, of Redwood City, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City on Nov. 22, 2017.

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  8. San CarlosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Carlos resident Scott McMullin was announced as the recipient of the 2017 San Carlos Citizen of the Year at the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce's holiday mixer Dec. 13. Pictured with Jean Dehner, the 2016 San Carlos Citizen of the Year, and former mayor Tom Davids, McMullin, left, is responsible for helping to launch Sequoia Village, a nonprofit providing resources for seniors in San Carlos, Redwood City and Belmont, in 2015 and MidPeninsula Village, serving seniors in San Mateo, Burlingame and Hillsborough, in 2016.

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  9. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A butcher scale was taken from a residence on Woodside Road in Redwood City, it was reported at 8:08 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Burglary. A vehicle was broken into via a smashed window on East Hillsdale Boulevard and Pilgrim Drive, it was reported at 7:12 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. Burglary.

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  10. Peninsula Ballet Theatre sets Nutcracker ballet to hip-hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Edgardo Solorio, Grant Torino, Stuck Sanders, Michael Alvarez and Francis Aquino will perform in Peninsula Ballet Theatre's 'Hip Hop Nutcracker.' For those interested in a different spin on timeless holiday traditions, look no further than the Peninsula Ballet Theatre's "Hip Hop Nutcracker" set to take the stage at Redwood City's Fox Theatre this weekend.

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  11. Lifting spiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Jill Hyatt begins work on a new hair color for Marie Heisch. Co-owner of Hyatt Hair Studio in San Carlos, Hyatt closed operations Monday to offer free hair services to residents at ProjectWeHope, an East Palo Alto-based homeless shelter.

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  12. The shared work of many handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City photographer Erin Ashford works with residents to place objects on photo paper at a cyanotype workshop held this summer as part of the sesquicentennial celebration. Redwood City photographer Erin Ashford works with residents to place objects on photo paper at a cyanotype workshop held this summer as part of the sesquicentennial celebration.

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  13. Redwood City sticks with Farm Hill changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Some two years after plans to reduce the number of lanes on Farm Hill Boulevard riled some in the neighborhood, officials are keeping in place changes made to nearly 2 miles of winding road on the city's west side. Aimed at slowing cars and increasing safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians using a major city artery connecting commuters from Interstate 280 to downtown Redwood City, the changes were implemented as a part of a pilot program the City Council voted to extend for yet another year at its Nov. 13 meeting.

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  14. City review set for new transit planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Better crosswalks and bulbouts are just two of more than 120 projects proposed in a citywide transportation plan aimed at moving people through Redwood City in a better way and that is now entering a new phase after a series of community meetings. The plan was released Nov. 8, yet the effort to identify transportation projects across the city and prioritize them began earlier this year.

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  15. School dashboard shows room for improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The most recent iteration of the new state school district accountability system shines a light on the need for English language skill building among some San Mateo County students. The state Department of Education released Thursday, Dec. 7, the California School Dashboard for the second time since the accountability system replaced the former Academic Performance Index, or API.

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  16. Redwood City schools delay election shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Redwood City Elementary School District Board of Trustees held off on picking a new map subdividing the district into trustee wards as officials examine a coming election system shift. The board addressed the matter Wednesday, Dec. 6, as the discussion served as the most recent in a series of talks directing the district away from its current at-large election method.

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  17. Changes to Dumbarton receives OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    An ambitious plan that aims to address regional gridlock in the South Bay with a range short- and long-term improvements along the Dumbarton car bridge and currently defunct rail bridge was approved by San Mateo County Transit District officials Tuesday. The comprehensive Dumbarton Corridor Study offers a variety of options including more express buses, creating managed lanes along the car bridge, constructing a bike and pedestrian path, and more.

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  18. School chief gets reacquainted with SequoiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Mary Streshly hit the ground running with her ear to the street as soon as she was hired as superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District. While the school chief who replaced former superintendent Jim Lianides in August committed the first 100 days of her tenure to getting familiar with the district, the environment is not so foreign.

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  19. Redwood City approves El Camino Real corridor planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Residents and officials threw their support behind efforts to create a new vision for Redwood City's busy 2-mile stretch of El Camino Real as the City Council approved Monday a plan coordinating multiple modes of transportation, parking, measures to boost businesses and aesthetic elements on the corridor. With a wide range of goals, the plan includes strategies like intersection improvements ensuring drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists can travel promptly and safely through the corridor as well as ways businesses can cope should on-street parking be replaced with protected bicycle lanes.

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  20. Redwood City parking dispute sparks assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 24-year-old Redwood City man is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after he allegedly assaulted his neighbors, a couple in their 60s, over a parking dispute Sunday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Marcus Kropp is being accused of pulling a 61-year-old woman out of a car and breaking her leg after she filmed him swinging at her husband with a 2-by-4 following a disagreement about parking on their shared driveway Sunday, according to prosecutors.

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