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  1. Charter schools that require volunteering are breaking the lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Scores of public charter schools throughout California, including the San Carlos Charter Learning Center and Everest Public High School in Redwood City, are violating state law by forcing families to volunteer or pay a fee as a condition of enrollment, according to a report released Thursday. Public Advocates Inc., which has offices in San Francisco and Sacramento, investigated 555 of the state's 1,130 charter schools and found that one-third explicitly require unpaid "service hours."

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  2. DA: Suspect got drunk at Giants parade, tried to kill girlfriend's sister, neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 22-year-old man was charged with two counts of attempted murder in an alleged attack on his girlfriend's sister and a neighbor after he reportedly came home drunk Friday from the San Francisco Giants championship parade. Kelson Aweau, of Redwood City, made his first appearance in court Monday to answer to the charges but did not enter a plea, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

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  3. Prosecutors seek to revoke bail for Hells Angels member accused of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Prosecutors will seek to revoke bail Thursday morning for a Hells Angels member accused of conspiring with sheriff's employees to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a Redwood City jail, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Dionicio Lopez Jr., 26, was out on $1 million bail and awaiting trial for allegedly shooting at a Daly City home in 2011 when he was re-arrested for the alleged conspiracy and his bail was increased to $2 million.

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  4. More steps taken to deal with parking demand in downtown Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    With the city in a building boom, Redwood City may create a community benefits ordinance that would require some developers to fund such initiatives as affordable housing and bike and pedestrian accommodations. In an ongoing effort to relieve the parking crunch in Redwood City's bustling downtown, the City Council has slapped a fee on electric vehicle charging stations, added a car share lot and established a space reservation system.

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  5. Hells Angel charged in jail smuggling case that snared 3 San Mateo County law officers, DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Hells Angels motorcycle gang member pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegations that put him at the heart of a conspiracy case that also landed three San Mateo County Sheriff's Office employees in jail, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Dionicio Rafael Lopez, 26, of San Bruno, paid sheriff's Deputy Juan Pablo Lopez -- who isn't related -- and correctional officers Michael Del Carlo and George Ismael to smuggle contraband, including unauthorized cellphones and the drug Oxycotine, into the San Mateo County main jail in Redwood City, the district attorney's office contends.

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  6. 3-foot passing ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Q The new law requires motorists to stay 3 feet away from bikes, but does the law also require cyclists to stay 3 feet away from cars? The other day I stopped for a red light. Even though there was a bike lane, a man on a bike stopped only a few inches from my car.

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  7. Roadshow: 3-foot passing rule is aimed at drivers, not bicyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Saratoga News

    Q The new law requires motorists to stay 3 feet away from bikes, but does the law also require cyclists to stay 3 feet away from cars? The other day I stopped for a red light. Even though there was a bike lane, a man on a bike stopped only a few inches from my car.

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  8. Mountain lion spotted west of Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A mountain lion was spotted Saturday in the Emerald Lake Hills residential area of San Mateo County west of Redwood City, according to the sheriff's department. The lion was seen at 7:25 p.m. Saturday in the vicinity of 268 Sylvan Way in Emerald Lake Hills, a hillside unincorporated area next to the Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve about a mile east of Interstate Highway 280, deputies said.

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  9. Police Blotter: Drunk man brandishing knife subdued with Taser inside restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Berryessa Sun

    534 Emerson St., 4:27 a.m. Wednesday Mac's Smoke Shop was burglarized. Entry was made through a smashed window.

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  10. Menlo Park mayor says DA asked him to back off from Measure M probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    At the request of San Mateo County's top prosecutor, Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller said Friday he won't seek an independent investigation into communications consultant Malcolm Smith's work for the city. District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe's office is looking into allegations that the city illegally spent public funds to campaign against Measure M, he said.

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  11. Redwood City: Stanford physician emerges from 21-day Ebola quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    After three weeks of Ebola-related quarantine, Dr. Colin Bucks emerged from his home Friday and celebrated his freedom with a hearty omelet, hash browns and coffee. The emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert spent 21 days isolated from friends and colleagues -- even his wife and dog, who stayed in a hotel as an added precaution.

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  12. Palo Alto: Developer to pitch new grocery tenant for College Terrace CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    With time running out to break ground, the developer of the College Terrace Centre project in Palo Alto is headed back to the City Council to get its approval for a grocery tenant. On Monday, Patrick Smailey of Twenty-One Hundred Ventures LLC is expected to ask the council to sign off on a plan that calls for veteran grocer Uriel Chavez to oversee a new market at 2180 El Camino Real.

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  13. Police Beat: Counterfeit bill passed in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police.

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  14. Redwood City: Man found dead on jogging trail identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A man found dead along a jogging path Monday has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner as Redwood City resident Robert Acker. Acker, 49, was found unresponsive about 3:20 p.m. on a jogging trail at Beacon Shores and Marine Parkway.

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  15. Nurses demand better Ebola protection at East Bay rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Wearing red, waving placards and chanting, almost 1,000 nurses from as far away as Bakersfield rallied in front of the federal building Wednesday to protest what they called hospitals' lack of preparation for Ebola. Many were in their second day of a strike against Kaiser Permanente, where nurses walked out Tuesday morning over what they said was a lack of patient care.

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  16. Palo Alto: Police use Taser to apprehend knife-wielding manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    An officer used a Taser to subdue a knife-wielding man during a dramatic chase in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday. Police said an employee at The Old Pro on Ramona Street called the city's 24-hour dispatch center at about 7:17 p.m. to report that an intoxicated man was causing a disturbance and refusing to leave.

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  17. List of 28 chronically underperforming schools in Silicon Valley stirs up stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    A Silicon Valley advocacy group on Wednesday released its latest list of the 28 chronically worst-performing schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties that, not surprisingly, serve largely poor and Latino children. Intended to lend urgency to the mission of improving education for those students, Wednesday's release intensifies the clash over reform and charter schools and sparked resentment among school officials.

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  18. Nurses demand better Ebola protection at Oakland rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Fremont Bulletin

    Wearing red, waving placards and chanting, almost 1,000 nurses from as far away as Bakersfield rallied in front of the federal building Wednesday to protest what they called hospitals' lack of preparation for Ebola. Many were in their second day of a strike against Kaiser Permanente, where nurses walked out Tuesday morning over what they said was a lack of patient care.

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  19. Margaret Lavin: Recognizing Our Brave Men and Women Who Serve and SacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Through Operation Recognition, the San Mateo County Office of Education will award diplomas to San Mateo County veterans whose high school education was interrupted because of wartime circumstances. Five San Mateo County residents who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in World War II and the Korean War will be recognized at a ceremony held at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at the San Mateo County Office of Education, 101 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City.

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  20. Menlo Park mayor says he wants probe of consultant's work on Measure MRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller said he intends to call for an independent investigation into the city's dealings with a consultant who was paid to write unbiased information on its website about Measure M despite initially proposing to sway the public against the controversial ballot initiative. The first time he ever heard about consultant Malcolm Smith or that the former Redwood City spokesman had been hired by Menlo Park was on Nov. 1, through a readers' forum on the Almanac's website, Mueller said Monday in an interview.

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