Alert: Attempted Sexual Assault and Robbery in Downtown San Carlos

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Please see below from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department which was just released at 5:30 today: “On March 28, 2012, at approximately 0630 hours, a female arrived at work in the 1600 block of Laurel Street and attempted to enter the business through the rear entrance located in the alleyway between Laurel Street and Walnut Street. As the female …

API Scores Released for San Carlos Elementary Schools

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San Carlos schools have a lot to be proud of with the release of the most recent API Scores.  Remember, that while the API scores are one way to calibrate California schools, there are also many other important factors to consider when evaluating a particular school.  That being said, congrats to the San Carlos School District! Arundel School jumped 30 …

Breaking News: Intense City Council Meeting Yields 5-0 Vote in Favor of Fire Services with Redwood City

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The Scene After nearly an hour and a half of impassioned public comment on the future of San Carlos fire services, the San Carlos City Council voted unanimously to pursue an agreement with Redwood City as a means to provide fire services to the City of San Carlos as well as take a major step toward lowering their current fire …

Brazen Burglaries Continue in and Near White Oaks Area

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I am always very cautious when posting on issues such as this.  The intent of this post is not to make anyone fearful, but rather alert our readers and their neighbors to be more vigilant regarding their home and neighborhood.  These recent burglaries are brazen and somewhat disturbing considering the amount of surveillance that would need to be in place …

Recent Crimes in San Carlos That You Should Be Aware Of

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  Over the last week there have been a few instances of criminal activity which has some residents keeping a more careful eye on their neighborhood. On Thursday night a car was stolen in the White Oaks neighborhood, closer to Laurel Street. A police report was filed immediately.  There has not been any update on this case. Last Sunday, the …

First Ever All-Girls Champions for 2011 San Carlos Treasure Hunters-UPDATED ALL CLUES AND ANSWERS

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They were prepared, mentally tough, and in the end, 2011 San Carlos Treasure Hunters Champions.  Brittney Wilkerson, Sophia Navarro and Isabella Navarro were the first all-girls team to win the event.  Please watch the video below for the full story. For better viewing, please click the full screen option by clicking the button with four arrows going in opposite directions. …

Frustration Permeates the Possible Renewal of San Carlos Parcel Tax

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The Background The decision to possibly renew a $111 parcel tax via the  May 3rd mail-in election is forthcoming.  From everyone I have spoken with, I believe it is safe to say that your ballot will be waiting in your mail box. The purpose of this parcel tax is to provide the San Carlos School District with an additional $1,000,000 …