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Removing a lawn? Check out synthetic turf

Long article from Silicon Valley Real Estate Blog: …including the Park Elementary in San Mateo, Kids Corner Montessori in Fremont and Palo Alto’s Ronald McDonald House, where immune-compromised kids can actually play on the back faux lawn, which might be problematic with real grass. Burlingame is also mentioned (archive)

POLICE BEAT: Person arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in Palo Alto

One article from San Jose Mercury News and six from other sources

Local Roundup: Santa Cruz’s Nic Hdez advances into Vans US Open semis

San Jose Mercury News: Soquel’s Wax-em girls 16U team suffered two losses during its first day at the 2014 USA Water Polo National Junior Olympic Championships at Saratoga High.

In slow campaign period, Gore leads Fudge in fundraising, Santa Rosa CA has a long article: $2,500 from Healdsburg investor Ben VanZutphen;…

Cops and Courts: Aug. 1, 2014: Man struck by bus in Watsonville

One article from San Jose Mercury News and one from Ge Energy (Norway) AS: He was transported by helicopter to a San Francisco Bay Area hospital as a precaution for a minor head injury, said Watsonville police Sgt.

J Vineyards leads off early harvest for Sonoma County

Lengthy story in, Santa Rosa CA and a couple of from other sources: Those affected wineries, located north of Healdsburg, have been able to maintain their crops by either trucking in water or using reclaimed water from the city of Healdsburg’s water treatment plant, Kruse said.

Santa Rosa man, 22, remains hospitalized after being shot in face

Lengthy story in, Santa Rosa CA: Null (archive)

Healdsburg planner, council hopeful resigns, withdraws from race

Long article from, Santa Rosa CA: Healdsburg (archive) businessman Mark Zimmerman has resigned from the Planning Commission and also ended his fledgling City Council campaign, due to “residency issues” involving his voter registration address.

Public’s help sought in case of fake police officer seen in Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa CA: The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from anyone who thinks they may have been approached by a man impersonating a police officer.…handcuffs (illustration) in a belt-handcuff case, a digital recorder…

Menlo Park: Applewood Pizza robbed at gunpoint

The: A man wearing a black mask robbed Applewood To Go pizza restaurant at gunpoint around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police said.As two employees were closing the business at 989 El Camino Real (archive) and counting cash for…

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Former VPAT employees arrested for possessing child pornography

Crime, culture and news – Timesheraldonline Jul 30: Two Vacaville men, who worked at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, were recently arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, after an investigation by police, according to court documents and Solano County Jail booking logs. (more…)

BART: Small fire shuts down Walnut Creek station

Eastbaytimes Jul 30: WALNUT CREEK — BART officials shut down the busy Walnut Creek station Saturday afternoon after a small fire broke out near the tracks, causing major delays. (more…)

Craft beer continues its growth tear with new Bay Area breweries

Finance and news – Mercurynews Jul 30: In the Bay Area, places like Novel Brewing Co. and Temescal Brewing in Oakland are among the latest spots to open, and more are on the way, including Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. coming to downtown Berkeley and Hop Heavy Brewing Co. (more…)

Startup among latest efforts to help teachers afford Bay Area housing

Eductaion, real estate and news – Long article from Mercurynews Jul 30: Jamie Carota, an East Oakland renter who teaches middle school science in Union City, has been searching intensively for a house in San Jose for about half a year. (more…)


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Santa Cruz , Half Moon Bay , Pacifica and Oakland Visit 2013

Youtube: We had great time with our girls and we couldn’t ask for better California weather in our visit to Santa Cruz , Pacifica , Half Moon Bay and Oakland.

Pacifica Reflex vs Belmont Blasters Blue – San Mateo PAL 8U Championship

Youtube: Pacifica Reflex vs Belmont Blasters Blue San Mateo PAL 8U Championship Reflex Highlights August 25, 2013.