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East Palo Alto scrambles to temporarily replace departing city manager

With City Manager Magda Gonzalez out the door to start a new job as top administrator of Half Moon Bay, the East Palo Alto City Council met in a special closed session Wednesday night and promoted her assistant as a temporary replacement.

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Related Topix: East Palo Alto, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

San Jose: Amid militarization furor, SJPD jettisons hulking armored transport

The 36,000 pound Navistar Maxx Pro tactical rescue vehicle used by police waits in a lot in South San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: South San Francisco, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Redwood City, CA

Patch.com

About 20 People Still Displaced Following Redwood City Apartment Fire

American Red Cross spokeswoman Jennifer Sturm said the organization is assisting the displaced residents with necessities like food, shelter and clothes.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA

ABS-CBN News

Filipino priest faces sex abuse charges in New Jersey

REDWOOD CITY, California A Filipino Catholic priest in New Jersey faces sex abuse charges after his August 21 arrest for allegedly molesting a teenage boy.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA

The Campbell Reporter

East Palo Alto teen charged with attempted murder in drive-by shooting

A 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy charged with attempted murder for an October drive-by shooting that injured three people pleaded not guilty this week, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, East Palo Alto, CA

Patch.com

San Mateo County CA: WHO Is Retiring?

After nearly 50 years in public transportation, including 15 years leading the San Mateo County Transit District, Michael J. Scanlon on Wednesday informed the District Board of Directors he is retiring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pacifica, CA, San Carlos, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Chief of 3 San Mateo County transit agencies says he'll retire

Michael Scanlon, 67, has been leading the district since 1999, overseeing Caltrain, SamTrans and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KTVU Oakland

Suspected drug smugglers arrested in Pescadero now facing federal charges

Nine people accused of hauling more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana off of a boat from Mexico that landed at a San Mateo County beach earlier this month are now facing federal drug smuggling charges, according to court records.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pescadero, CA, Prison, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Inside Bay Area

Can working-class families afford to live in San Mateo County?

Araselis Marte and her two daughters have lived in their small two-bedroom apartment on Grant Street for nine years.

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Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, California, Richmond (San Francisco, CA)

SOA World Magazine

@DevOpsSummit | #DevOps Hierarchy Of Needs [by @QubellInc]

People often ask how Qubell is different from Chef, Puppet, OpenShift, Docker, Heat, Ansible, Mesos, Kubernetes or some other hip product du jour.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Recreational Vehicle, Security, Menlo Park, CA, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

City of Belmont

Auto-Bicycle Collision Slows Morning Commute

A bicyclist was struck by a car this morning on the Ralston Ave overpass at Hwy 101, when he cut across several lanes into the path of a car.

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Related Topix: Fire, Belmont, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

San Mateo County woman, 86, found after search in Castle Rock State Park

SUMMIT >> An 86-year-old La Honda woman weathered 87-degree heat for hours Wednesday after she got lost hiking in Castle Rock State Park.

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Related Topix: La Honda, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

BART: Train troubles Wednesday morning in Transbay Tube

Following Tuesday's nightmarish evening commute on the Pittsburg-Bay Point line, BART trains resumed normal service Wednesday morning for about 51/2 hours.

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Related Topix: Bay Point, CA, Daly City, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Concord, CA

Inside Bay Area

BART: Train troubles Wednesday morning in Transbay Tube

Following Tuesday's nightmarish evening commute on the Pittsburg-Bay Point line, BART trains resumed normal service Wednesday morning for about 51/2 hours.

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Related Topix: Bay Point, CA, Daly City, CA, Concord, CA, Walnut Creek, CA

ABS-CBN News

Fil-Am teacher faces more sex abuse charges

REDWOOD CITY, California The number of charges against a Filipino-American teacher who was arrested in March for allegedly molesting his male students have tripled in number, according to a revised complaint that was made public earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Daly City dentist charged in Leland Yee investigation dead at age 60

A Daly City dentist who served as a linchpin in the federal weapons trafficking case against state Sen. Leland Yee died of natural causes Tuesday at the age of 60. Wilson Lim, the wheelchair-bound dentist who in his ailing state seemed far from the image of an international gun smuggler as alleged in the case against Yee, died early Tuesday at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Daly City, CA, San Leandro, CA

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Redwood City: Man who stayed in hotel claiming Red Cross assistance pleads not guilty

A man who stayed in a South San Francisco hotel claiming to be assisted by the American Red Cross pleaded not guilty to burglary and grand theft charges Monday, San Mateo County prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, South San Francisco, CA

Patch.com

San Bruno CA: WHAT Does San Bruno Police Remind Drivers?

The San Bruno Police Department would like to remind all residents that school is back in session.

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Related Topix: San Bruno, CA, Kids, Family

Triple Pundit

Dropcountr Launches a New App to Manage Water Usage

Despite the 3-year-old drought in the western U.S. and pleas from California Gov. Jerry Brown to conserve 20 percent more water, water use has instead risen by 1 percent in the state .

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Redwood City, CA

Palo Alto Weekly

Off-duty detective spots downtown robbery suspect

This surveillance video shows two men at the 7-Eleven store in downtown Palo Alto on Aug. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, East Palo Alto, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

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