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  1. Shedding ideas about space: Backyard storage gets new life as pubs, studios, getawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Associated Press photo -- One homeowner used a shed to enhance the backyard and create additional space for entertaining and outdoor living in San Carlos, Calif. Homeowners around the country are using sheds as a place to hang out.

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  2. Residents question the support of Black Mountain purchase: Some in...Read the original story

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Some San Carlos residents contend the city's claim that support for purchasing the Black Mountain properties approaches 90 percent is more public relations gimmick than the truth. Special project director Elaine Costello discussed support for the project at Tuesday night's City Council meeting where she also indicated that 96 percent who responded to an online survey on Shape San Carlos said the properties would be a valuable addition to the city.

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  3. Kitchen SafetyRead the original story

    Wednesday | City of San Carlos

    Stay in the kitchen while frying, grilling or broiling food. Most cooking fires involve the stovetop, so keep anything that can catch fire away from it, and turn off the stove when you leave the kitchen, even if it's for a short period of time.

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  4. San Carlos' Hometown Days Hosts High School Battle of the BandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | M-A Bear News

    The city of San Carlos hosted their 7th Annual High School Battle of the Bands. The performances took place in Burton Park and featured five bands from the Reikes Center in Redwood City.

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  5. San Carlos' Black Mountain acquisition support strongRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Informal surveys show San Carlos residents strongly support floating a bond to purchase about 25 acres of land at the former Black Mountain Spring Water site to preserve as open space. Almost 90 percent of those who visited the property through outreach efforts said the city should purchase Black Mountain to preserve as open space, park and recreational access, according to a report by special project director Elaine Costello that the City Council will hear Tuesday night.

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  6. Public chips in to fix senior centerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Private donors will pony up more than $90,000 to help fund renovations at the San Carlos Adult Community Center, a $2.4 million project that will close the facility for seniors temporarily starting in June. The City Council is expected to adopt a resolution Tuesday night authorizing Parks and Recreation Director Christine Boland to accept a $50,000 donation from the Friends of the Adult Community Center and $40,000 donation from the Elaine Farmakis Trust.

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  7. DUI Checkpoint Monday in San CarlosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Patch.com

    The San Mateo County Avoid the 23 DUI Task Force will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Monday, May 25, 2015 on El Camino Real and St. Francis Way in San Carlos between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent when well-publicized DUI checkpoints and proactive DUI patrols are conducted routinely.

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  8. The Slice: Perhaps it's still fun watching the paint dry - Mon, 25 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... knees." He noted the origin. "I heard that from a fellow customer at a restaurant where I regularly ate dinner in San Carlos, Calif., when I was single. That was in 1957." Slice answer: "Shorts in the workplace?" wrote Carrie Webbenhurst. "Yes, ...

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  9. Backyard sheds reimagined as pubs, studios, getawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | SavannahNow

    Top, this photo shows how one homeowner used a shed to enhance the backyard and create additional space for entertaining and outdoor living in San Carlos, Calif. Homeowners around the country are using sheds as a place to hang out.

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  10. City Presents San Carlos App for Residents and VisitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    Did you know there's a new app specifically for San Carlos residents and visitors? Here are just a few of the things you can do with the new Inform San Carlos App: - Submit a service request and view its progress - View Council meetings and agendas - Give your opinion on Shape San Carlos - Register for a class through Park & Rec - Manage your eNews subscriptions - Find quick links to the City's social media platforms Download the FREE Inform San Carlos app now on the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store.

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  11. Special Equipment Use and VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | City of San Carlos

    In wildland areas, grinding and welding operations require a permit and 10 feet of clearance. Contact the Redwood City-San Carlos Fire Department for more information and remember to keep a garden hose, shovel, and a fire extinguisher ready to use.

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  12. Overview of the San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | City of San Carlos

    Watch an informative video discussing other divisions within the SanMateo County Sheriff's Office and activities throughout the County that we actively participate in.

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  13. Defensible SpaceRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | City of San Carlos

    Remove branches away from roofs and 10 feet from the chimney. Use trimming, mowing and powered equipment before 10 a.m., and not on hot, windy days. Keep wood piles and flammable materials at least 30 feet from the home. Never burn cut vegetation as a means of disposal.

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  14. The EnvironmentRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | City of San Carlos

    To protect water quality, do not clear vegetation near waterways to bare soil. Vegetation removal can cause soil erosion especially on steep slopes. Keep four to six inches of vegetation cover of the soil and always keep soil disturbance to a minimum.

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  15. Surf Air continues plans to expand local flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Residents who live in the flight path of the Surf Air planes say they are much noisier than any other planes that use the San Carlos Airport. Photo courtesy Surf Air.

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  16. Surf Air continues plans to expand local flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Almanac

    Residents who live in the flight path of the Surf Air planes say they are much noisier than any other planes that use the San Carlos Airport. A little over a month ago, Surf Air, the small commuter airline that began flying in and out of the San Carlos Airport in June 2013, announced via a company press release that it planned to expand its local flights, to the consternation of residents and officials who had been pressuring the company to do just the opposite.

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  17. Mowing Lawns or Tall Grasses on Hot Summer DaysRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | City of San Carlos

    Always mow lawns before 10 a.m., but never when it's windy or excessively dry. Lawn mowers are designed to mow lawns, not weeds or dry grass. Metal blades striking rocks can create sparks and start fires. Use caution.

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  18. Spark Arresters on Mechanical Equipment will Prevent FiresRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | City of San Carlos

    In wildland fire prone areas, spark arresters are required on all portable gasoline-powered equipment. This includes tractors, chainsaws, weed eaters, leaf blowers and lawn mowers.

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  19. Farmers Business Network reaps $15 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | PE Hub

    ... performance analysis and agronomic analytics based on real world data from the FBN community. FBN is based in San Carlos, California with a Midwestern Headquarters in Davenport, Iowa and an office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. FBN has field ...

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  20. PG&E Natural Gas Line 147 Safety Remains in QuestionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | City of San Carlos

    City of San Carlos City Manager's Office City Hall 600 Elm Street Phone: 802-4228 Fax: 595-6729 SAN CARLOS, CA, May 19, 2015 - The damaged section of the pipe recently removed from Natural Gas Line 147 in San Carlos arrived in Houston, Texas for testing on Monday. Pressure testing of this pipe segment will determine if it is safe to operate the line at a higher pressure to allow for inline inspection of the line to proceed as planned.

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