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1 hr ago | Skift

Travel Startup GetGoing Drops Consumer Business in Favor of Corporate Travel

GetGoing found a crowded field in consumer travel, wisely privoted toward B2B, but now has to prove that its corporate-booking tool is truly different from those of more-established competitors.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA

5 hrs ago | Patch.com

Belmont, Redwood City Teens Arrested for Recent Pacifica Robbery

By Bay City News Service: Two suspects involved in a strong-arm robbery in Pacifica on Wednesday have been arrested, police said.

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Related Topix: Pacifica, CA, Redwood City, CA, Belmont, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mission Local

Sweetch Parking App Adapts to City's Demands

NBC Bay Area reported on how two major parking apps - ParkModo and Sweetch - have adapted to the city's rules and regulations.

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Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, South San Francisco, CA

The Modesto Bee

Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia

Clinton said in a Facebook chat from the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., that tougher sanctions would make clear to Russian President Vladimir Putin "that there is a price to pay for this kind of behavior."

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Related Topix: Travel, Russia Travel, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Menlo Park, CA, Vladimir Putin

KRON 4

Discovery of West Nile Virus Leads to Mosquito Abatement

The San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District will conduct a mosquito abatement treatment in San Mateo tonight following the recent detection of adult mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus, city officials.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, San Mateo, CA

Pacifica Tribune

Pacifica man gets probation for possessing horde of illegal bombs, explosive materials

A Pacifica man was convicted and sentenced to probation Friday for possessing several hundred bombs and nearly a thousand pounds of explosive material, a cache authorities alleged could have leveled nearby homes and killed two children living amid the stockpile.

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Related Topix: Pacifica, CA, State Prisons, Prison, North Beach (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Santa Clara: Newly built Levi's Stadium tallies first arrest when wanted man nabbed for trespassing

Before they could even cut the opening ribbon, the first infraction was whistled at a finished Levi's Stadium, only this penalty was called by the Santa Clara Police Department.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Watsonville, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Santa Clara: Newly built Levi's Stadium tallies first arrest when wanted man nabbed for trespassing

Before they could even cut the opening ribbon, the first infraction was whistled at a finished Levi's Stadium, only this penalty was called by the Santa Clara Police Department.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Watsonville, CA

Fish Sniffer

Coastal Rockfish And Lingcod Lead San Mateo Coast Action

Salmon are still missing in action along the San Mateo County coastline; however, the Que Sera Sera , a six-pack out of Half Moon Bay Sport Fishing, was able to find a single 20-pound salmon on Saturday, July 12 for a committed charter.

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Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA

Almanac

publisher commended

After receiving the city's proclamation, Tom Gibboney is congratulated by Menlo Park's council members for his 21 years as editor and publisher of the Almanac.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA, Journalism

San Mateo Daily Journal

San Mateo County's Rand Paul

Matt Grocott, the longest serving member of the current San Carlos City Council, is in his fourth term.

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Related Topix: San Carlos, CA, US News, Tea Party, Opinion

San Mateo Daily Journal

Fatal crash driver sued by survivor: Seizure-prone driver convicted...

A woman who survived a multi-car collision that killed two cousins in San Bruno when a motorist banned from driving had a petite mal seizure behind the wheel is suing him.

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Related Topix: San Bruno, CA, South San Francisco, CA

San Mateo Daily Journal

A love of opera: San Mateo's Brett Ruona has sung with major groups across the United States

If you think you hear what sounds like opera singing while strolling around San Mateo, it might not be the radio.

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Related Topix: Arts, San Mateo, CA, Opera, Symphony, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Gas prices will finally take a summer plunge

Q I understood that gas prices were going to fall about 50 cents a gallon this summer.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, San Jose, CA, Meridian (San Jose, CA), Redwood City, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Star Online

Composting toilets: Every flush turns your waste to fertiliser

Eco-toilet: The composting toilets empty into a tank where the waste is mixed with wood shavings.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Burlingame, CA

Burlingame Voice

Rain

I was sitting at the dinner table just now and asked "what is that noise?" A dinner partner said "rain" and I said "no way", but sure enough South Burlingame had about three minutes of rain just now.

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Related Topix: Burlingame, CA

Caterina.net

Priya Haji, 1970-2014

How can we honor Priya Haji , a social entrepreneur, a mother, a friend, an inspiration to us all? She had such heart.

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Related Topix: East Palo Alto, CA

Redwood City

a s Parks Recreation and Community Services Department...

What Redwood City's Parks Recreation and Community Services Department Awarded Redwood City Education Foundation's 2014 "Investor Award" Award Information The RCEF Investor Award recognizes organizations for their substantial and long-term support of the RCEF and the Redwood City School District.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA

Fish Sniffer

P-Line Hot Bites--issue 3316

Wedding Ring Spinners teamed with Sep's dodgers do the trick. 2. COLLINS CATS It's catfish time at Collins Lake.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Half Moon Bay, CA

The Wave

Joel Kotkin: Democrats risk blue-collar rebellion

Henry Perea , asked the state to suspend the cap-and-trade program, which will add as much as a dollar to what already are among the highest gasoline prices in the nation.

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Related Topix: Portola Valley, CA, Malibu, CA

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