News Scout: Olbert Sounds Off; The Funny Thing About Home Sales in SC & Cautionary Tale For Parents

The Laurel Street Spy scouted news sources and blogs and found:

**The election of Mark Olbert to the City Council and Carrie Du Bois to the Sequoia Union High School District means two open seats on the San Carlos School Board (K-8).

The choices: fill them by appointment or special election. Olbert makes his case for an election in the Mecury News. Click here to read. For a Laurel Street Spy background story on the school board dilemma, click here.

**Over on The San Carlos Blog, realtor Bob Bredel says, “the MLS is not telling the full story on the San Carlos housing market.” He explains how some homes are selling in off-market transactions.

**Realtor Chuck Gillooley has the story of 387 Elm Street which sold after just five days on the market with multiple offers. Check out The White Oaks Blog for details and the latest inventory report.

**The Palo Alto Medical Foundation expects to break ground on a big new campus in San Carlos sometime by summer. First, it had to clean up the former industrial site. Well, that’s done. Reporter Michelle Durand has the details in The San Mateo Daily Journal.


**Well, there’s a theory out there in the Confusing-Universe-of-Parenting Teenagers that if kids are going to drink, best let them do it at home. That didn’t work out so well for a father in Menlo Park who’s facing 44 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Daily News staff writer Jason Green has the story here.



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