Gwen Minor climbed a Redwood City tree about to be cut down — and refused to come down for the next eleven hours — back in September. Are Americans’ attitudes toward trees changing? Hear from Minor.
Parks & Recreation
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Raja Badr-el-din moved from Jordan to pursue physics at Stanford. But when he started making skateboards and later surfboards, he found an unlikely passion, different from the Stanford “techie” stereotype.
The local threat of West Nile Virus is high. As dwindling water supplies and rising temperatures bring tropical disease a lot closer to home, local agencies prep for potentially the worst mosquito season ever.
Off Interstate 280, the Pulgas Water Temple serves as a reminder of the Herculean scale of the Hetch Hetchy System that started bringing a reliable water supply to the Bay Area more than 80 years ago.
Environmentalists hope the discovery of the rare birds will boost public interest in the site, as officials complete its transformation from a former Air Force station laced with toxic chemicals.
Even amid a historic drought, officials are planning for future sea level rise that could eventually bring extensive flooding, beach and bluff erosion and water contamination to the county’s coastlines.
The high school plans to replace antiquated gyms with state-of-the-art facilities by August 2015. Officials are making arrangements to mitigate disruption to student activities during construction.
A cold snap that hit the Peninsula over the weekend of Dec. 7 and 8 had most residents staying indoors. But the chilly weather didn’t stop some Shoreline patrons and water polo fans.
On Saturday, families in Redwood City were treated to a “Spooktakular” Halloween carnival at the Red Morton Community Center.