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If you’re driving up Highway 101 in Redwood City towards San Francisco and look east to the bay, for a split second you’ll see a bunch of houseboats. That’s Docktown Marina, home to over 70 people. The boats have been there since the 1960s, but they can’t stay any longer.

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In 1925, Redwood City's real estate board offered a $10 prize for the best slogan for the growing city. The winning submission? "Climate Best by Government Test." In this Hey Area short-answer segment, reporter Jürgen Klemm digs into whether the claim is true. Click the player above to hear the answer.

Even though it’s the thick of “Fogust” here in the Bay Area, this weekend is still bumping with fun things for you and friends to check out. Here are a few of our picks.

Daily news roundup for Monday, July 6, 2015

Jul 6, 2015
Connor Radnovich, The Chronicle

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

San Francisco slaying raises questions about 'sanctuary' for detained illegal immigrants // San Jose Mercury News

Thomas Hawk

 

For Jamaisse Payne, the grocery store is a math problem. She’s got a baby boy due in a few weeks, so she says she’s shopping and eating for two. She walks up and down the aisles of the Redwood City Grocery Outlet, adding and subtracting prices in her head.