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Downtown boomtown: Some in Redwood City like the change, others don’t   

El Camino Real between Veterans Boulevard and Whipple Avenue between Main Street is experiencing an unprecedented growth spurt that is literally transforming Redwood City's skyline before its resident...

City Council wants better public building upkeep: Amidst consideration of new South City civic center, officials want improved maintenance   

As South San Francisco officials explore the feasibility of asking residents to support a tax measure to pay for the construction of a new civic center, some councilmembers are concerned about the sta...

Effort on to keep campgrounds open during drought   

With an eye on the upcoming summer season, the San Mateo County Parks Department has been making improvements to the water treatment, storage and distribution systems at Memorial Park to keep it open ...

Police reports   

BURLINGAME Petty theft. Money and tools were stolen from a vehicle on Oak Grove Avenue before 4:58 p.m. Tuesday, March 24. Drunk driver. A police officer witnessed a drunk driver crash their car int...

Man gets 19 years for shooting at pregnant ex’s boyfriend   

A Hayward man was sentenced to 19 years in state prison Wednesday for shooting at his pregnant ex-girlfriend's boyfriend, then trying to arrange his murder from jail, according to prosecutors. On Apr...

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California loosens residency restrictions for sex offenders   

SACRAMENTO — California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks and instead impose the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose...

Water spending plan heads to the governor   

SACRAMENTO — A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the legislatio...

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LANDESCAPES IN MENLO PARK FOR APRIL. April is the time for "LandEscapes," an exhibition of recent plein air and studio works by Mary K. Stahl at Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park. Art has been a the...

LOS ANGELES — It's a rare case when a film's most iconic line practically preordains its franchise. As promised, The Terminator, and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegg...

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We support the Redwood City Council's consideration of a Community Benefits package that will invest the dividends of downtown economic success into vital programs such as new housing for all income l...

"In Valor There is Hope." This quote by Roman historian Publius Tacitus adorns the marble walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., which commemorates the more than ...

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Tpumps founder Alex Su, center, serves his specialty boba tea to customers during the final days at his
downtown San Mateo locale. Su’s popular concoctions have allowed him to open up four other sites and he will close his signature shop to relocate to Foster City in April.


Alex Su started out simple — he had a small downtown San Mateo storefront and an intense passion for sharing fine tea. Nearly four years later, he's developed a cult-like following of committed cus...


It has been a good, long while since Crystal Springs Uplands baseball has enjoyed a season like this. The last time the Gryphons posted a plus-.500 record was in 2009, but even their 13-11 overall re...

CLEVELAND — Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia's press look pathetic. Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth ...

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NEW YORK — A see-saw day for U.S. stocks ended with slight losses on Thursday, giving the market its fourth drop in a row. Edgy investors continue to monitor violence in the Middle East and the r...

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: Red Hat Inc., up $6.91 to $75.36 The company behind the Linux ope...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
What do you think of the pending closure of Tpumps in downtown San Mateo?

Surprised, it was super popular
Makes sense, the shop was too small
Hope they find their way back to San Mateo soon
There are plenty of other boba tea places
Glad, boba drinks make the sidewalks a sticky mess


Jury: Silicon Valley firm didn't discriminate
SAN FRANCISCO — A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discrimi..
Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election
WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a ..
Israel to stop withholding Palestinian tax revenue
JERUSALEM — Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withhold..
Magnitude-4.2 quake shakes central California; no damage
COALINGA — A small earthquake jolted an area of central California, but there were no reports of d..
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