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Photos: Maker Faire Bay Area 2013
Today I went to Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 with my mom, my daughter and some friends and really had a blast.
4 hrs ago
NBC Bay Area
Crime Punishment Discrepancy Depends on County Line
Maybe you slipped something into your pocket before you paid, or you were caught beer in hand at 20 years old.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Campbell Reporter
Mercury News editorial: Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to spend $1...
One of the biggest challenges California's 1,000 or so school districts face -- the implementation of transformational new Common Core standards, curriculum and testing over the next two years -- may be about to get a lot easier.
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Maker Faire Festival draws thousands to San Mateo County Fairgrounds
Tens of thousands of people descended on the San Mateo County Fairgrounds on Saturday for the eighth annual Maker Faire, the enormously popular Do-It-Yourself festival that features everything from bicycle-powered sculptures to Tesla coils to stilt walkers.
Monster of monsters: Dr. Ayres fools the Bay Area for decades
He fooled colleagues, he fooled his profession, he fooled the San Mateo County Supervisors, he fooled the justice system, he fooled parents, but ultimately it was the children he preyed upon that he did not fool which greatly brought this professional child predator to justice.
Fri May 17, 2013
Bay Area's Maker Faire 2013 Hosts New Attractions and Over 900 Makers
Maker Faire, the Greatest Show on Earth, announces that over 900 makers will be exhibiting their projects, hobbies, innovations, products, and creativity at the event to be held today, May 18 and the 19th at the San Mateo County Event Center.
NBC Bay Area
Caltrain Sending Mixed Signals?
Ridership is booming for Caltrain. So much so, the agency is looking to add more cars to its trains.
Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police.
Redwood City woman charged with setting boyfriend's bed on fire sent to psychiatric facility
Jacqueline Alexandra Rivera, 18, Redwood City. Rivera was arrested on Monday, May 7, 2012, on suspicion of attempted murder, arson, and burglary.
Body found below San Mateo County cliff
Authorities were working to determine whether a man found dead Thursday below a 90 foot cliff was the victim of a homicide, suicide or an accident.
Crystal Springs Reservoir mystery: What happened to the bald eagles?
The thrilling tale of two bald eagles that made a historic mating attempt last year at a reservoir in San Mateo County has turned into a mystery.
California: City Obsessed With Red Light Camera Ticket Numbers
California is the largest market for red light cameras in the country thanks to the fines set by the state running nearly $500 each.
Thu May 16, 2013
Child psychiatrist Ayres pleads no contest to molestation
After years of legal wrangling, Dr. William Hamilton Ayres, an 81-year-old former San Mateo psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during examinations in the 1990s, Thursday admitted to the charges against him.
San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County Community College District votes ...
San Mateo County Community College District officials approved a cooperative agreement with LocusPoint Network to fund KCSM-TV for up to four years then share in profits from a future auction.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Swine flu found in elephant seals off California
Researchers have detected swine flu in elephant seals off the Central California coast, saying it was the first time a human pandemic strain has been found in marine mammals.
Wed May 15, 2013
San Mateo County Newsroom
County Prepares for Major Quake; Disaster Preparedness Day is Saturday, June 8
The scenario involved a strong quake striking a few miles outside the Golden Gate, rupturing the San Andreas Fault for hundreds of miles.
Lawsuit filed over December car crash with horse on Interstate 280
A Los Altos Hills surgeon injured in a collision with a horse on Interstate 280 has sued the stable and farm, alleging the accident was the result of negligence.
Police calls: Ice skating gear stolen
This information is from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
Palo Alto Weekly
Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table
After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in vehicles.
Tue May 14, 2013
Re-designing Willow-101 interchange
It has been 25 years since voters approved funding to replace the outdated interchange where Willow Road meets U.S. 101 in Menlo Park, but on May 7, Menlo Park City Council members tried to finally nudge the project closer to reality by giving a nod to one of the design options suggested by the multi-agency group currently working on the ... (more)