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. Tools were stolen from a lockedstorage unit on the 100 block of Anita Roadbefore 5:02 p.m. Monday, July 8.
. Apurse was stolen from a vehicleon the 300 block of Dwight Road before 3:04p.m. Monday, July 8.
Three bicycles were stolen on the1200 block of Bellevue Avenue before 1:49p.m. Monday, July 8.
. Aman was seen urinating on aperson’s property on the 200 block of Victoria Road before 1:13 p.m. Monday, July8.
. Aperson was in a loud argu-ment on the phone in an apartment on the 500block of El Camino Real before 11:48 a.m.Monday, July 8.
. Awoman was arrested for being inpossession of burglary tools on the 1200block of Donnelly Avenue before 3:20 a.m.Monday, July 8.
. Aman was in the parkafter hours on Twin Pines Lane before 11:59p.m. Wednesday, July 10.
Someonereported unknown people were in his neigh-bor’s backyard on Lassen Drive before 8:47p.m. Wednesday, July 10.
. Someone reported their jewelrywas stolen on Comstock Circle before 4:20p.m. Wednesday, July 10.
. Aman was loitering inthe patio area on El Camino Real before 1:12p.m. Wednesday, July 10.
. Autility box was vandalized atthe intersection of Clipper and Treasure Islanddrives before 10:14 a.m. Wednesday, July 10.
Can’t wait to be older
Aman wearing makeup to make himself look older was loitering near a medicalcenter on Redwood Shores Parkway inRedwood City before 12:02 p.m.Tuesday, July 9.
By Bill Silverfarb
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
The Mi Rancho Market on North B Streetin San Mateo was given approval to growits store across the street at a long-aban-doned laundry facility Monday night but notbefore members of the Peninsula Italian-American Social Club of San Mateo madeseveral objections to the project.Club President Daniel Ferlizza told theCity Council the new carniceria will make itunsafe for members to access the B Streetsocial hall and also would impact its abilityto make money by renting out the facilityfor events.Currently, an alley separates the socialclub and the long-vacant Blu-White Laundry& Cleaners site that club members frequent-ly use to access the facility from parkingareas near the downtown Caltrain station.Minerva Pulido ﬁrst opened the 4,000square-foot market in 1995 when the streetonly had a couple of shops on it near thePeninsula Italian-American Social Club.When she first appliedwith the city to build onthe laundry site, somewith the social clubencouraged the city todedicate the land formuch-needed parking.At Monday’s meeting,the public hearing wasdelayed for about 20 min-utes by Mayor David Limto give Pulido and her team a chance to workout any differences before the council castits vote.After the break was over, the club’s attor-ney said the two sides were able to reach anaccord.The council’s vote was 4-0 withCouncilwoman Maureen Freschet abstain-ing because she is a member of the club.The new two-story market at the old laun-dry site will be 12,000 square feet with a fullkitchen and taqueria with 25 parkingspaces. Mi Rancho currently has no parkingspaces.The former dry cleaner site has beenvacant more than 15 years and needed thestate to approve the demolition since it hadsome environmental issues such as chemi-cals in the soil.Councilman Jack Matthews thankedPulido for investing in the neighborhood atMonday night’s meeting.“I am enthusiastically supporting thisproject,” he said.When Pulido ﬁrst opened the store, it hadfour employees. That number is now 25 andshe plans to add an additional 10 employeeswhen the larger market opens.
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Market approved to expand
Long-vacant laundry site to be home for larger Mi Rancho
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
San Mateo County’s ban on ﬁrearms in itsparks and recreation areas is legal, accord-ing to a state appellate court ruling issuedMonday.The California Court of Appeal upheld thecounty’s ban over arguments by the CalgunsFoundation and National Riﬂe Associationthat park-goers with permits to carry con-cealed weapons should be allowed to do soin any of the county’s 17 parks and recre-ation areas.Don Horsley, president of the San MateoCounty Board of Supervisors, praised thecourt for its stance, saying that nobodyneeds to carry a weapon in places wherenon-armed visitors mixing with thosearmed could prove dangerous.“Our parks are a refuge not only forwildlife but for visitors,” Horsley said. “Thepresence of guns ramps up the chances of deadly accidents and no one should have toworry that just around the corner some hikerwith a gun is going to mistake you for amountain lion.”The fracas over guns in the parks began in2011 when ban opponents sued on the basisit is preempted by state law. Acounty judgeupheld the ban in July 2012 and the suitbackers appealed. Monday’s ruling fromthat appeal holds that the prohibition verynarrowly addressed only parks and recre-ation areas and is therefore different thanother, broader bans that have not held up incourt.Chief County Counsel John Beiers calledthe ruling a “big victory” for all local gov-ernment agencies statewide that want thepolice power to restrict ﬁrearms.“The country has seen that beating theNRAeven post-Newtown is not easy, so weare very pleased with the outcome,” Beierssaid in a prepared statement, referencing thedeadly school shooting last year.
Court upholds county parks as gun free
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