Redwood City Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Defense attorney accuses DA of vendetta: Claims prosecution of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The attorney for a San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused last year in a jail smuggling case and last week in a new case involving embezzlement and fraud accused San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe of bringing a "personal vendetta" against his client. Juan Pablo Lopez, 51, was charged last November with allowing two corrections officers to smuggle cellphones and drugs to an inmate in the Redwood City jail between April and December 2013.

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  2. Redwood City studies developer housing fee: Planning Commission considers Community Benefits ProgramRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As Redwood City embarks on ways to draw more benefits out of future developments, its residents have made it clear what is needed the most is affordable housing. The city currently does not charge developers a fee to add to the city's stock of affordable housing but has joined with other cities to study the feasibility of such a program.

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  3. Deputy faces more charges in jail conspiracy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy formerly accused of conspiring to smuggle cellphones and drugs into county jail was charged with nine additional felonies and two misdemeanors Wednesday, according to the District Attorney's Office. The new charges Juan Pablo Lopez, 51, faces include embezzlement, perjury and election fraud, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Wednesday.

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  4. Lunar New Year events ramp up: Communities across the county celebrate the year of the sheepRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As the Lunar New Year rolls around on Thursday, Feb. 19, cities across the Peninsula are celebrating the year of the sheep by hosting art exhibits, dinners, acrobatics shows and a variety of other events over the rest of the month. The Peninsula Museum of Art in Burlingame kicked off the festivities Sunday, Feb. 15, with an exhibit by five local artists of Asian descent.

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  5. Federal decision could give Cargill new life: Jurisdiction over...Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Environmentalists and lawmakers fear a pending decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could pave the way for future development at the Cargill Saltworks site in Redwood City. The upcoming decision has prompted Bay Area lawmakers to urge the corps to stick with its previous decision that the salt ponds are "indeed waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act."

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  6. Rent control ordinance urged: Affordable housing advocates march in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    More than 200 people took to the streets of Redwood City to urge the passage of a rent control ordinance with claims that escalating housing costs are hurting the working poor. "Rent control is what we're talking about ... but what it's really about is protection.

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  7. Motorcyclist killed in collision with dump truck Monday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck in Woodside Monday afternoon, a San Mateo County Sheriff's spokeswoman said. Deputies were notified of the collision at Caada Road and Olive Hill Lane around 3:15 p.m., San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Rebecca Rosenblatt said.

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  8. Rally shines light on high rent: Advocates say seniors, disabled and working poor being priced outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A group of affordable housing advocates rallied at Redwood City Hall Thursday to denounce rising rents, evictions and the plight of the working poor. Led by the nonprofit San Francisco Organizing Project/Peninsula Interfaith Action, the group held the rally to highlight the need for tenant protections as rents in the area continue to climb.

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  9. Before the courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    THE SAN MATEO COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION HONORS OUTSTANDING ATTORNEYS. The San Mateo County Bar Association used the occasion of its Feb. 5 Installation Reception and Annual Meeting to recognize three prominent members of the local legal community for their outstanding service both to the public and to their profession.

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  10. M-A crushes SequoiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Menlo-Atherton boys' soccer team started each half slowly as the Bears faced Sequoia in Redwood City Wednesday afternoon. The Bears finished each half with a flourish, however, as they stomped the Cherokees 6-1, avenging a 1-0 loss to Sequoia Jan. 16. "We knew we could score," said M-A striker Mario Rodriguez, who recorded a hat trick.

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  11. Mills alone in firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Year in and year out, the Mills boys' basketball team is one of the best squads not only in the Peninsula Athletic League but the Central Coast Section. The Vikings have had shares of several PAL division titles over the last decade, but one accomplishment has eluded them: an outright league championship.

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  12. Editorial: Despite revenue surges, frugality neededRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The city budget season doesn't truly kick off until about May with the requirement the documents be passed in time for the beginning of the fiscal year in July. However, there have been some fairly strong indications leaking out as city finance directors begin releasing mid-year adjustments and preparing for budget sessions.

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  13. Jail visits to be video only: San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approves $5M security upgradesRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Inmates in San Mateo County jails will only be able to visit friends and family by video after the Board of Supervisors approved $5 million for security upgrades Tuesday. The proposal by San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks got the four votes it needed to pass but Supervisor Dave Pine voted no.

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  14. Inmates may be limited to visits by video: San Mateo County Sheriff's ...Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Visiting an inmate at any county jail will be limited to video only if a proposal by the Sheriff's Office moves forward. A video visitation system is being installed at the Maple Street Correctional Center, currently under construction, and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office wants to have it integrated with the Maguire Correctional Facility where one-on-one visits are now allowed with inmates behind plexiglass.

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  15. San Mateo County set to give $4.5M for housingRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Four affordable housing projects will get a $4.5 million boost if the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approves the expenditure at its Tuesday meeting. The board will consider funding three affordable rental housing developments and one affordable homeownership development for a total of about 170 new units to be constructed in a partnership with nonprofit builders.

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  16. Good news: Birth announcementsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Dale Schumacher and Laura Trewin, of Sunnyvale, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Jan. 22, 2015. Keith Krzesny and Nikki Nomura, of Belmont, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Jan. 23, 2015.

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  17. Good vibrations: Sit back, relax and enjoy Radio Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    You don't hear the Beach Boys on the radio too much these days but if you tune in to Radio Redwood City you will. You'll hear "Good Vibrations" followed by Harry Belanfonte's "Jamaica Farewell" with Willie Nelson's "How Long is Forever" also in the mix.

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  18. More than 2,000 without power after tree falls on power lineRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A fallen tree has knocked out power to slightly more than 2,000 customers this morning in Redwood City and North Fair Oaks, PG&E officials said. The first report of the loss of power came in at 9:53 a.m. and outages have been reported along Middlefield Road from Chestnut Street in Redwood City to Dumbarton Avenue in North Fair Oaks.

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  19. Plan calls for demolishing three homes for 12: Redwood City Planning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A plan to tear down three homes on Kentfield Avenue in Redwood City to make way for a 12-home subdivision will be considered by the Planning Commission Tuesday night. The plan calls for replacing the three homes at 1675, 1679 and 1685 Kentfield Ave. with 12 two-story detached, single-family homes.

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  20. Lots of color, lots of taste: Redwood City-based startup Farm Hill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A new Redwood City-based startup called Farm Hill aims to dispel the myth that healthy food is bland, expensive and not filling by delivering its version of a bento box right to your door. "It's nutritionally exceptional and tastes really excellent.

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