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[29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Mountain View embarks on uphill climb to make El Camino Real bike-friendly In a region where roads are regularly crammed with cars, Mountain View officials say that making their city bike-friendlier is a top priority.

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[21 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
San Mateo’s Laurelwood Park plays host to smartphone naturalists A San Mateo park turned into a data hub, as smartphone-wielding citizen scientists converged in a frenzy of knowledge gathering.

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[14 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Bay Area Bike Share pilot grows but is still slow to get into gear, especially on Peninsula With 700 bicycles at stations spread from San Francisco to San Jose, a new program aims to prove that bike sharing can be popular in the suburbs as well as on city streets.

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[11 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Mountain View City Council votes for new park to remedy open-space shortage Open space accounts for nearly a quarter of Palo Alto, but only one-eighth of Mountain View. City leaders recently voted to create a park in the Rengstorff Planning Area.

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[10 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
San Mateo downtown beautification contract goes to national bidder San Mateo city officials say they want to support local businesses whenever possible. When it came to awarding a recent contract, however, factors other than proximity came into play.

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[31 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Renovations to begin at Palo Alto golf course The city’s finance committee approved plans to improve the Baylands Golf Course, and officials are now selecting the company that will provide the massive amount of dirt needed.

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[14 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Assessing homelessness and following fish on Peninsula Report [PODCAST] Angela Hayes shares the journeys fish take in Palo Alto: Salmon and trout are leaping amongst the millionaire’s houses. And Rob Franklin brings us the story of a local census that gauges where people go when they live on the streets.

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[30 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County counts homeless, examines costs of cleaning up encampments In May, Santa Clara County will release the results of its Count the Homeless report, which helps the county allocate funds for sheltering homeless people and cleaning up their encampments.

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[23 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
With barrier removal, endangered fish to migrate through San Francisquito Creek [VIDEO] The San Mateo Resource Conservation District is spearheading a project that will remove a concrete barrier from the San Francisquito Creek, making it easier for fish to swim through.