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30 min ago | Almanac

Police Calls

This information is from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and the Menlo Park Police Department.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA, Woodside, CA, Tax

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Almanac

Woodside to upgrade school crosswalk

When students start the 2014-15 school year at Woodside Elementary School in late August, the crosswalk across Woodside Road in front of the school will have new stripes, new and brighter lights to warn vehicle traffic, and better drainage to redirect rainwater.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA, San Mateo, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Almanac

No charges against driver in death of Joy Covey

San Mateo County prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against the driver of a delivery van involved in a fatal accident in September 2013 that took the life of Woodside cyclist and former Amazon CFO Joy Covey.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA

San Mateo Daily Journal

San Mateo County police reports

A man reported someone dislodged two boards in his fence, allowing his dogs to get out on the 100 block of Carmel Avenue in El Granada.

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Related Topix: El Granada, CA

Almanac

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district CEO Michael Scanlon and manager Sheila Tioyao, whom Ms.

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Related Topix: Pacifica, CA, Law, Employment / Labor Law

San Mateo Daily Journal

County extends care home contracts and adds the mentally ill

The private operator that saved a county-run Burlingame care home from shuttering two years ago is stepping in to keep up to four dozen mentally ill clients housed at their current long-term facility after purchasing it out of bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Burlingame, CA, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Millbrae, CA, Long Term Care, Health, San Mateo, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Business Journal

Hospice by the Bay names Whitaker new CEO

Kitty Whitaker was appointed Hospice by the Bay's new CEO by the nonprofit's board of directors earlier this month, succeeding former CEO Sandra Lew.

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Patch.com

Suspects in Interrupted Woodside Home Burglary At Large

By Bay City News Service The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is investigating an interrupted residential burglary that happened in the community of Kings Mountain near Woodside on Thursday evening.

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985 KFOX

The Marshall Tucker Band

San Mateo County Fair Grounds, San Mateo The Marshall Tucker Band, with their blend of rock, rhythm & blues, jazz, country, and gospel, led fans to know that good music has no boundaries.

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Related Topix: The Marshall Tucker Band, Country

Palo Alto Weekly

Palo Alto set to 'enthusiastically' back open-space bond

Palo Alto officials are set to offer their endorsement tonight to an ambitious bond measure that would fund 25 open-space projects, including fresh trails in the Baylands, a new welcome center at Rancho San Antonio and the opening of upper La Honda Creek Preserve for public recreation.

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Related Topix: La Honda, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, East Palo Alto, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Atherton, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

ABC7 KGO

Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay reopens after injury crash

State Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay has reopened after a major injury crash blocked both directions of traffic Sunday afternoon, according to San Mateo County emergency officials.

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CBS Local

Residents Spot Mountain Lion In San Mateo County Neighborhood

The sighting was at about 6:30 p.m. in the vicinity of the 100 block of Carmel Avenue in Los Trancos Woods, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services.

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Patch.com

Pair in Stolen Gray Ford Truck Sought After Interrupted Home Break-In Near Woodside

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is investigating an interrupted residential burglary that happened in the community of Kings Mountain near Woodside on Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA

Contra Costa Times

San Mateo Co.: Suspects in interrupted burglary at large

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is investigating an interrupted residential burglary that happened in the community of Kings Mountain near Woodside on Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Woodside High student serves up pot-laced treats on campus

A 15-year-old Woodside High School student sold marijuana-laced Rice Krispies treats to eight or nine of her classmates on campus, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Education Etc.

The Daily Republic

Unemployment inches downward

Solano County's unemployment rate in March continued its 2014 trend of falling each month, if only by a little.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, California, Marin County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

San Mateo Daily Journal

San Mateo County police reports

An unknown person entered a vehicle and left an iPod on Balboa Way in Burlingame before 7:17 p.m. Tuesday, April 8. Suspicious activity.

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San Mateo Daily Journal

Vehicle fire leads to fuel spill

Approximately 12 gallons of fuel ran into the storm drain after a vehicle fire in the intersection of Casa Bona and Newlands avenues in Belmont Friday morning, according to police.

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Related Topix: Fire, Belmont, CA, San Mateo, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Suit says SamTrans retaliated against ex-employee for questioning accounting practices

A former SamTrans accountant is suing the public transportation agency in federal court for allegedly retaliating against her after she began raising concerns about what she considered improper accounting practices.

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Related Topix: Pacifica, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Music promoter sues Redwood City and detective for slander after future shows were cancelled

A Redwood City promoter has sued the city and a police detective, claiming his future music shows were cancelled after the detective told the bar owner he once pulled a gun on a girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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