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I love to walk. Pretty much every week I’m out there somewhere, walking around Redwood City, San Carlos, or some other community within walkable distance my Redwood City home. Armed with camera and notebook, I stride quickly (for exercise), stopping when something strikes my fancy. Frequentl…

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature advanced the date of his recall election to Sept. 14 but it could backfire if events continue to turn negative.

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We’ve all seen the videos of people exiting retail stores with large bags of stolen goods with no one doing anything about it. We’ve heard of drugstores shutting down locations because of large-scale retail crime.

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I was ready to return to normal after getting vaccinated, but it seems like COVID-19 passed the baton to another public health crisis: Gun violence. More than 100 people are killed by guns every day, and hundreds more are injured in the United States. Firearms are the leading cause of death …

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It’s been kind of the running joke that we as a society are constantly glued to our smartphones but did you know that some of the leading technology pioneers Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Google CEO Sundar Pichai actually did not let their young children have cellphones and enforced time limits…

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“Follow the science.” “Trust the data.” These phrases have been part and parcel of the daily messaging of health authorities throughout the ongoing pandemic.

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Much has been written about tenants who fall through the cracks of the well-intentioned rent and eviction moratoriums. In the course of that dialogue, any discussion about the moratorium’s effects on landlords and property owners has become lost in the shuffle. As a result, next to nothing h…

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Ruth Nagler was a trail blazer in integrating San Mateo’s public schools in the late 1960s. She convinced her fellow conservative male board members that students from the North Central neighborhood, who at the time were primarily Black, be bused to other schools in the city. She had cultiva…

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Although I normally explore Redwood City on foot, very occasionally I’ll dust off my bike, pump up the tires and take a ride. I did so this week to explore a street along which I often walk. Why? Because Redwood City will soon be turning that street — Vera Avenue — into a “bike boulevard,” a…

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This past Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Congressman John Lewis. He served a distinguished career spanning 34 years in Congress and his legacy lives on in many ways, particularly in the pending John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act before Congress. His well-documen…

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Well, that was fun while it lasted. At least I took full advantage of the 103 hours we were mask-free. I went to Disneyland and Yosemite, hiked Joshua Tree, waterskied at Tahoe, surfed Mavericks, went out to dinner 27 times and went to 153 stores, markets and coffee shops. I saw 38 movies. I…

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The richest man on Earth briefly lost that title Tuesday morning, but only because for a few floaty minutes he was no longer on Earth. Jeff Bezos has spent two decades using his Amazon wealth to underwrite a rocket venture, Blue Origin. On Tuesday the company launched its first manned flight…