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The Redwood City Planning Commission is concerned that proposed changes to the mixed use-live/work zoning district meant to generate more housing might unintentionally spur displacement.

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Skyline College is not a campus isolated on the hill, but that was not always the case, said school President Regina Stanback Stroud, who cited building the college’s reputation in the community as a key accomplishment.

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Hovercraft will be studied as a potential commuter alternative on the San Francisco Bay and one local official wants Foster City to be at the center of that effort.

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Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente Redwood City doctors, nurses and staff signed a 30-foot, 2,000-pound beam that was one of the last lifted to the top of he frame of the new medical office building to be opened in April 2021. The four-story building, with three levels of underground parking will…

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My dad, a man of many “unique” theories, would on occasion tell me that the reason dogs lick is because they need salt. This announcement, as I recall, always came out of the blue, relevant to nothing, and ignored the fact that we did not have a dog. Since you’re not my therapist I’ll stop t…

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Following a week of fun, the San Mateo County Fair will end its run Sunday, June 16. Visitors will still be able to attend Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. It is located at 1346 Saratoga Drive in San Mateo. Go to sanmateocountyfair.com for more information.

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A balanced Redwood City budget for fiscal year 2019-20 has been prepared with the help of the half-cent sales tax increase voters approved in November, but officials are again forecasting a deficit as soon as fiscal year 2021-22.

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Smoke might be seen in the area of a 5-acre training burn at the San Andreas dam face near Burlingame Monday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced in cooperation with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

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Many food vendors at the San Mateo County Fair have been mainstays of the annual event for decades and some for generations, serving up familiar and also creative dishes that in many cases can’t be found anywhere else. 

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Caltrain officials promised to explore alternative locations for a maintenance yard they’re planning to construct in San Mateo’s Hayward Park neighborhood in response to outcry over its proximity to homes. 

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Culminating years of effort, Millbrae officials essentially put their final stamp of approval on the proposed designs of a sweeping mixed-use development set for construction at the train station on BART land.

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A rental scam in South San Francisco in which victims responded to a “cloned” online add which listed lower-than-average rents for a home led to them moving in and then having to vacate the property after the real estate agent discovered the situation, according to South San Francisco police.

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Jessica Yamada with Jacob Baker get a caricature drawn of themselves by artist Kiko Yamada at the San Mateo County Fair on Saturday. The fair runs through Sunday, June 16. It is located at 1346 Saratoga Drive in San Mateo. Go to sanmateocountyfair.com for more information.

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The Redwood City Council is set to adopt an attendance policy for its boards, commissions and committees, but councilmembers have yet to agree on the maternity leave aspect of the proposed policy. 

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San Carlos school officials are slated to take a first step to potentially transition from a system comprised of dependent charter schools to a more traditional district format.

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The heat wave that hit the Bay Area over the weekend peaked Monday — the hottest day of the year so far — and temperatures will gradually drop back down to normal throughout the week, according to a weather official. 

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Addressing a community perception that the homeless population is growing, Millbrae officials are set to take a closer look at the issue as well as the potential programs and outreach offered to those needing additional support.

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A 29-year-old transient pleaded no contest to vandalism and assault with a deadly weapon, which were reduced to misdemeanors, for an incident in a Redwood City McDonald’s in April, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

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The San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District Board of Trustees selected Overaa & Company to construct the new elementary school in Foster City.

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An ordinance aimed at protecting tenants living in unsafe or substandard housing conditions was unanimously approved by the San Mateo City Council Monday — the seventh public hearing on the proposed rules. 

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Kids try their luck Saturday, June 8, bobbing for apples at the San Mateo County Fair. Contests are held each day at 4:30 p.m.

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Burlingame officials are grappling with historic home requirements, seeking to encourage residents preserving their properties rather than initiate a citywide survey searching for such potential landmarks.

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A builder planning an almost 2-million-square-foot office and retail development in South San Francisco near the San Bruno border is seeking public input on the ambitious vision.

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Smoke from the Sand Fire, centered near the towns of Guinda and Rumsey in Yolo County, was reported Saturday night over Marin, Solano and Sonoma Counties.

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A 47-year-old man was arrested this week on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after reportedly throwing a knife at a man in Pacifica, police said Friday.

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The San Mateo County Fair is back with all the staple activities, performances and concessions plus a few new additions to look forward to.