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Tag: San Mateo County

New Devil’s Slide Trail Opens to the Public on Thursday

March 26, 2014 | 11:41 am

New Devil’s Slide Trail Opens to the Public on Thursday

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Pathway adjacent to new Highway 1 tunnel gives access to an amazing slice of the San Mateo coast. Read more …

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Nominations For San Mateo County’s First Poet Laureate Have Begun!

June 17, 2013 | 9:14 am

Nominations For San Mateo County’s First Poet Laureate Have Begun!

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(Bay City News) Roses are red, violets are blue, San Mateo County is looking for its first poet laureate — and it could be you! Now through July 31, the county is seeking nominations for poet laureate, someone who can act as an ambassador for literary arts in San Mateo County.The Board of Supervisors, at […]

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June 12, 2012 | 2:42 pm

San Mateo County: Measure T Leading With 3,000 Ballots Left to Count

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(Bay City News and KQED) With only about 3,000 San Mateo County ballots left to count, a new tax on car rental businesses in the county is up by 644 votes, according to results from the June 5 election released last night. Measure T could bring the county an estimated $7.8 million annually by imposing […]

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September 6, 2011 | 3:32 pm

Map: Mountain Lion Sightings in San Mateo County

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From the Merc yesterday… The town of Los Altos Hills activated its emergency alert system this weekend, phoning residents that a mountain lion was seen in Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve. At one point I was trying to keep track of all the mountain lion sightings mentioned mong the pile of news stories I […]

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Morning Splash: San Mateo County Trash Fiasco, America’s Cup, SF Politics, SJ Targets Club Wet

January 6, 2011 | 8:00 am

Morning Splash: San Mateo County Trash Fiasco, America’s Cup, SF Politics, SJ Targets Club Wet

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Trash fiasco in San Mateo County (Bay Area News Group) The first few days on the job for the new garbage company serving 440,000 people between Burlingame and East Palo Alto have been plagued by missed pickups, mass confusion, thousands of customer complaints — and now a diesel fuel spill. Officials at Recology, which took […]

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