Monday, October 5, 2009

Morning News Round-up --10.05.09: Rabies. Enough said.

A sick bat in La Honda tested positive for rabies. Ummmm, has anyone seen the movie Quarantine?

South San Francisco is moving forward with plans for a medical marijuana club. It should be open in time for 420.

Nimbys fight “lethal dust clouds” in unincorporated San Mateo.

At the same time, San Mateo wants to force developers to incorporate more green elements into their buildings. It’s good for the environment and for PR.

San Mateo County cities made the deadline to receive stimulus money (roughly $13 million) for transportation projects. By the way, $13 million isn't enough money to pave a road in San Mateo County.

San Mateo County is jacking the price to do business. Figures.

Matthew Walker, a 2009 winner in his category in the USA Judo President's Cup tournament, was arrested on suspicion of severely beating two men at a Menlo Park Caltrain station. Taking his title a little too seriously?

The Daily News made the news after the office was evacuated Friday morning when someone called in a bomb threat. The bomb squad came out only to find no bomb, no motive and no suspect. Yikes.

Half Moon Bay couldn’t pay its loan to the Peninsula Open Space Trust so it handed over 21 acres of land to POST in exchange for the money owed. No plans for the space just yet.

And finally, Toyota apologizes to Redwood City man…a little too late.

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