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  1. Redwood City names new library headRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Wolfgram comes from Santa Clara County where he's served as the deputy county librarian for its library district since 2009 with a focus on community outreach and enhancing its programming. Wolfgram has 19 years of experience in library work including management and administration.

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  2. Belmont goes mobile with new app: Website info, service requests to be available by mobile devicesRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Belmont City Council opted to go mobile Tuesday night by approving the design and creation of an app aimed at reducing redundancies, engaging citizens and promoting transparency. The new self-service mobile app will allow people to check out what's going on at City Hall and for those who see any kind of maintenance issue, such as a pothole, graffiti or even broken water main, to pull out their smartphones and make a direct report to the city.

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  3. Daily Journal endorsementsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Measure L: Consolidation of two current parcel taxes in the Burlingame Elementary School District into one parcel tax of $256 a year for 14 years - YES Measure N: Amending San Bruno city ordinance 1284 to allow buildings exceeding the maximum of 50 feet by 20 feet along El Camino Real, 15 feet along San Bruno Avenue, 5 feet along San Mateo Avenue and 40 feet in the Caltrain station area while allowing development on 42 residential parcels exceeding density permitted in 1974 and above-ground multi-story parking garages - YES The San Mateo County Community College District and its three campuses, College of San Mateo, CaA ada College in Redwood City and Skyline College in San Bruno, serve approximately 40,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of goals in their education.

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  4. Assault trial starts for former deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused of beating an ex-girlfriend's date after finding him at her house and later violating a no-contact order began jury trial Monday. Colin Troy Smith, 43, of San Carlos, had finished his shift at the time of the alleged Aug. 17, 2013, incident but prosecutors and the male victim who is also suing civilly say the events leading up to it began while he was on duty and involved his department vehicle.

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  5. Google land deal creates buzz in city: Internet giant reportedly...Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The rumored purchase of six Redwood City buildings by Google has local officials excited by what they call a boon to the city's image and bottom line. Google is staying mum and didn't respond to a request for confirmation of published reports that it bought six office buildings belonging to the Pacific Shores Center composed of more than 1.1 million square feet and a large fitness center on 100 acres.

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  6. San Mateo County residents among 10 indicted in human trafficking and brothel ringRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted 10 people who allegedly ran a network of 40 brothels throughout the Bay Area employing women trafficked primarily from Asian countries, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Federal prosecutors said the defendants operated 30 brothels in cities including Pinole, San Mateo, Redwood City, Sunnyvale, Belmont, Fremont, Cupertino, Santa Clara, Foster City, San Bruno, Colma and South San Francisco from at least August 2002 through July 2014.

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  7. Museum gotta see - umRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    STILL LIFES: TWO VISIONS, IN REDWOOD CITY. The Caldwell Gallery presents "Still Lifes: Two Visions," Oil Paintings by Elyse Dunnahoo and Acrylic Paintings by Krishna Mitra.

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  8. Sequoia Healthcare District candidates in their own wordsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    There's a stark divide between the five candidates running for three seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District as two incumbents seek to continue the work they say benefits the community while three are running on a platform of dissolving the district. The district, formed in 1946 to oversee the construction of Sequoia Hospital, relinquished its control over the hospital in 2007 but continues to collect property tax revenue to fund health care related initiatives in and outside district boundaries.

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  9. Bomb scare closes Redwood City streetsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A suspicious and noisy package left in a mailbox in downtown Redwood City prompted officers and the San Mateo County sheriff's bomb squad to close down Jefferson Avenue and Broadway Monday afternoon. The false alarm started around 1 p.m. when someone heard an electronic device making noise in a mailbox downtown, Redwood City police Lt.

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  10. County rules target e-cigs and smoking: Board of Supervisors consider ...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Smoking inside apartments and condominiums in the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County would become a thing of the past under a proposed ban coming before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Twin proposals by supervisors Carole Groom and Adrienne Tissier will first amend the definitions of "smoking" and "tobacco product" to include electronic devices and then add a section to county code prohibiting smoking of all types in and around multi-unit residences.

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  11. Daily Journal endorsementsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Measure L: Consolidation of two current parcel taxes in the Burlingame Elementary School District into one parcel tax of $256 a year for 14 years - YES Measure N: Amending San Bruno city ordinance 1284 to allow buildings exceeding the maximum of 50 feet by 20 feet along El Camino Real, 15 feet along San Bruno Avenue, 5 feet along San Mateo Avenue and 40 feet in the Caltrain station area while allowing development on 42 residential parcels excceding density permitted in 1974 and above-ground multi-story parking garages - YES The San Mateo County Community College District and its three campuses, College of San Mateo, CaA ada College in Redwood City and Skyline College in San Bruno, serve approximately 40,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of goals in their education.

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  12. Palm fungus may force more Redwood City tree removalsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The same fungus that caused the removal of five Redwood City palms around Courthouse Square and Theater Way may force the city to uproot all of its downtown trees. The city has fought the infection Fusarium oxysporum with spraying for several years to keep it at bay but it is spreading beyond the initial palms, according to the city.

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  13. GOP - Scandidate Kashkari comes to BurlingameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As Election Day nears, the San Mateo County Republican Party is prepping for upcoming races and hosted California Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari in Burlingame Thursday. While campaigning in the Bay Area, Kashkari joined forces with the group to participate in phone banking to contact local Republican voters alongside staff and volunteers Thursday afternoon.

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  14. San Carlos proposes garbage rate changesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Carlos residential garbage customers using smaller carts will see their rates remain untouched while larger cart users receive decreases under proposed changes meant to help realign charges with the actual cost of providing service. The City Council unanimously backed a plan Monday night that also calls for increasing the rates 1.47 percent for all unscheduled services like backyard services or overages.

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  15. City seeks public input on developer benefit programRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The construction explosion happening in Redwood City might mean more public amenities like park space or affordable housing under a proposed program requiring developers to provide benefits to the greater community. On Wednesday night, the city is hoping the public turns out to a workshop to share what type of benefits they'd prefer to see.

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  16. San Carlos considers license plate readers: Uptick in crime reason for police requestRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Carlos may become the latest Bay Area city turning to automated license plate readers as a tool to combat a robbery rate on track to be the city's highest in 10 years. On Monday night, San Carlos Sheriff's Bureau Chief Greg Rothaus will ask the City Council for permission to purchase two readers, one fixed and one mobile.

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  17. Redwood City studies hillside zoning rules: Planning commissioners...Read the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    While Redwood City officials continue polishing potential zoning recommendations for its hillside areas, some residents told planning commissioners this week that if it isn't broken, don't fix it. Realtor and Emerald Lake resident Tom Tornquist said he was surprised the city was looking at hillside regulations now after having had a similar conversation in 2011.

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  18. Good News: Birth announcementsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Michael and Kristi Bauerly, of Sunnyvale, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequioa Hospital in Redwood City Sept. 18, 2014.

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  19. Daily Journal EndorsementsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Measure L: Consolidation of two current parcel taxes in the Burlingame Elementary School District into one parcel tax of $256 a year for 14 years - YES Measure N: Amending San Bruno city ordinance 1284 to allow buildings exceeding the maximum of 50 feet by 20 feet along El Camino Real, 15 feet along San Bruno Avenue, 5 feet along San Mateo Avenue and 40 feet in the Caltrain station area while allowing development on 42 residential parcels excceding density permitted in 1974 and above-ground multi-story parking garages - YES The San Mateo County Community College District and its three campuses, College of San Mateo, CaA ada College in Redwood City and Skyline College in San Bruno, serve approximately 40,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of goals in their education.

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  20. Daily Journal endorsementsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Measure L: Consolidation of two current parcel taxes in the Burlingame Elementary School District into one parcel tax of $256 a year for 14 years - YES The San Mateo County Community College District and its three campuses, College of San Mateo, CaA ada College in Redwood City and Skyline College in San Bruno, serve approximately 40,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of goals in their education. Some are looking to transfer to a four-year university, some are looking to get some career training and others are looking for lifelong learning opportunities.

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