New superintendent selected for school district

Patricia Wool, superintendent of the San Carlos School District, will become the superintendent of the Walnut Creek School District on July 1. After a 3-2 school board vote regarding whether to renew her contract, Wool announced last December she would be leaving the San Carlos district by June 30.

Meanwhile, the school board recently picked Steven Mitrovich, superintendent at the Mount Shasta Union and Weed Elementary school districts, to replace Wool this summer, according to trustee Mark Olbert.

Redwood City

Agency to hold workshop on housing issues

The Redwood City Industrial Saltworks will host a workshop Thursday on the topic of regional housing issues.

The forum takes place at the Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It is the second of five topic-focused workshops hosted by the agency, a joint effort from Cargill Salt and DMB Associates, the development firm hired by Cargill to determine the future use of its 1,433-acre Redwood City property.

Future forums will focus on schools, open space and other topics.

Burlingame

Police asking public for funds to acquire dog for K-9 unit

Burlingame police are appealing to the public to help raise funds for a police dog. The department wants to add a K-9 to the one dog the department currently uses during day shifts.

Dogs are key in assisting officers in tracking and detecting criminals, narcotics and explosives, and are used while monitoring demonstrations and community events.

The department hopes to raise $10,000 and is accepting tax deductible donations mailed to “Burlingame Police Department K9 Fund,” 1111 Trousdale Drive.

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