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  1. Lines are deep at DMVs: Assembly Bill 60 provides driver's licenses for undocumented residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A line roughly 100 people deep wrapped around the Redwood City DMV Tuesday, all due to the recent passage of Assembly Bill 60, allowing those who can't prove they entered the United States legally to get driver's licenses. On the day the legislation went into effect, there were just under 1,000 applicants for their driver's licenses in San Mateo County Department of Motor Vehicle offices.

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  2. Box shares soar in IPO 66 percent: Online storage provider slated to...Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year. The start on the New York Stock Exchange came after Box Inc. sold 12.5 million shares for $14 apiece in a delayed IPO that raised $175 million.

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  3. Box shares soar 56 percent in Wall Street debutRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Box Inc. shares soared 56 percent in their stock market debut, after the online storage provider raised $175 million in its initial public offering. The company's service lets businesses and individuals upload documents, photos and other data online, which can be accessed anywhere.

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  4. Road plan draws mixed reactions: Redwood City Council to discuss...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A proposal to reduce the number of lanes from four to three on busy Farm Hill Boulevard in Redwood City is drawing mixed reviews with some saying the plan is long overdue while others say it is simply "ridiculous." Some residents who live in the area have complained that Farm Hill, which meets Jefferson Avenue west of El Camino Real, has become a magnet for drag racing.

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  5. Redwood City superintendent retiring: Jan Christensen led elementary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Jan Christensen, superintendent of the Redwood City Elementary School District since 2006, announced Thursday she will retire at the end of the school year. Christensen informed the district Board of Trustees of her decision during a closed-session meeting Wednesday night.

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  6. Redwood City looking to hillside building rulesRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Houses in Redwood City's hillside will not be limited by floor area but homes above a certain size will be subject to another level of review under proposed standards to balance building with existing character and aesthetics. Due to the differing slopes in the area, a floor area cap would create inequities between homes on predominantly similar parcels, said Principal Planner Diana O'Dell.

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  7. Kaiser nurses planning strikeRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Kaiser Permanente nurses at three San Mateo County facilities will join 18,000 others striking in Northern and Central California Wednesday to protest what they say is the organization's refusal to address eroding patient care standards. Nurses and nurse practitioners at the Daly City, Redwood City and South San Francisco hospitals and clinics are among those walking out Jan. 21 and 22. In total, 86 facilities in the state will be affected.

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  8. So long old palRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    It all started with the power suit. Or maybe it was a power shirt. No one can really remember at this point.

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  9. Redwood City sees revenue spike: Property, sales taxes cause $5M in new revenueRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City's economic boom is proving beneficial to its bottom line, closing out the last fiscal year with $5 million in new revenue due in large part to property and sales taxes. "We are optimistic that the effects of the recession are digging out although we still have some analysis to do to determine how many revenue increases are ongoing," said Interim Finance Director Audrey Ramberg.

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  10. Garbage rates flat for residents: Special services see slight hike in Redwood CityRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Residential and commercial garbage customers in Redwood City will see no increase in their regular rates this year but will pay 1.47 percent more for special services like more containers or container cleaning. The rate increase covers the cost of extra services "above and beyond" regular pickup and recycling, Public Works Michael Gibbons told the City Council Monday night before it unanimously adopted the changes.

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  11. City may lift Broadway restrictions: Burlingame could see more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Burlingame's Broadway is closer to hosting a greater variety of businesses with initial approval for removing restrictions on food establishments and health services. With a vote of 7-0, the Planning Commission approved changing a zoning code to remove the restrictions on health services above the first floor and food establishments in the Broadway Commercial Area Monday night.

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  12. Who will be the next San Mateo councilmember?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The San Mateo City Council has the tough job of finding a replacement for Robert Ross, who left a vacancy after just one year in his second term because of health issues. Ross was an active councilman; not a benchwarmer.

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  13. Fitmob launches on the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Price, wanting to find the right fitness fit without paying for a month's subscription and limited access are sometimes barriers for getting enough New Year's workout time in, but a startup that recently launched on the Peninsula wants to change all of that. Fitmob's Passport launched at studios in Redwood City, Millbrae, San Mateo, Burlingame and others on Dec. 5, 2014, and it allows users to gain unlimited access to various studios, trainers and boutique gyms for $99 a month.

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  14. Good news: Birth announcementsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Christopher Perine and Nicole Banducci, of Redwood City, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Dec. 6, 2014. Aurelio Chavez and Mariana Santiago, of Redwood City, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Dec. 8, 2014.

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  15. Homeschooling mentor offers adviceRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    If you've ever considering homeschooling your children, coach and mentor Diane Flynn Keith might be able to offer some assistance with her Art of Homeschooling event. Flynn Keith, who lives in Redwood City, said the event will cover the basics, including finding out the legal ways to homeschool/unschool in California including enrollment in public school/charter school programs and establishing a private school.

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  16. Murder conviction reversed: Man serving 36 years to life for stabbing boy, 15, in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A man serving 36 years to life in prison for fatally stabbing a 15-year-old boy who threw rocks at a car had his murder conviction reversed this week because his defense attorney didn't properly object to packing slips for knives being used as circumstantial evidence of the murder weapon. The first appellate court overturned Luis Adolfo Villa's second-degree murder conviction on Wednesday, saying defense attorney Michael Hroziencik didn't object to the receipts on hearsay grounds.

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  17. Biotech booms in Foster City: BioMed Realty, Illumina strike major campus development dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As the Bay Area continues to prosper as a hot spot for growing biotech companies, BioMed Realty Trust is helping keep Foster City on the map after signing a build-to-suit campus development deal with Illumina Inc. Illumina, a global gene sequencing technology firm, agreed Dec. 30 to take 360,000 square feet of office, lab and parking space at BioMed's 20-acre Lincoln Centre development off State Route 92 near the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge. BioMed, which has sites in Redwood City, Brisbane, Newark and several in South San Francisco, will boast over 3.2 million square feet of space in the Bay Area thanks to the Illumina deal, said BioMed spokesman Jim Cullinan.

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  18. Residents displaced after two-alarm fire in San CarlosRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Residents of a home that caught on fire Monday evening in San Carlos have been displaced, a fire official said. Fire crews responded to a report of a smoke coming from a house in the first block of Adam Court shortly after 7:30 p.m., said Deputy Fire Chief Stan Maupin of the Redwood City Fire Department, which provides emergency services to San Carlos.

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  19. New South City fire chief hits the ground running: Gerald Kohlmann served Redwood City as chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Kohlmann, 57, is looking forward to his first day as fire chief of the South San Francisco Fire Department Monday, Jan. 5. After serving as fire chief in Redwood City for four and a half years from 2003 to 2007, he worked on public safety policy and did consulting. He started his career in the fire service out of high school as a volunteer, then worked in San Jose as a firefighter for 23 years.

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  20. More pleas in jail smuggling caseRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    An unusual trio of law enforcement officials, a Hells Angels gangmember and his three female cohorts appeared together in court for the first time Wednesday on accusations of conspiring to smuggle cellphones and drugs into county jail and will return for preliminary hearing Feb. 11. Juan Pablo Lopez, a 51-year-old San Mateo County sheriff's deputy; correctional officers George Ismael, 40, and Michael Del Carlo, 43; Hells Angel Dionicio Lopez and his girlfriend and two family members have all pleaded not guilty and will be tried together, said District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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