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Belmont councilman floats idea for workforce housing   

While considering affordable housing needs in Belmont, one councilman is seeking a creative way to assist teachers and also city employees increasingly finding themselves deemed low-income earners.Co...

San Bruno school deficit spurs conflict with teachers   

As salaries for teachers rise across the region, educators in the San Bruno Park Elementary School District are hoping for their first pay raise in nearly a decade, but a $2.1 million budget deficit l...

Public input needed for redesign of San Mateo's Central Park   

While working to enhance one of San Mateo's premier recreational amenities, city officials are seeking public input after unveiling three conceptual designs for a revamped Central Park. The trio of...

San Carlos schools prep for parcel tax   

The San Carlos Elementary School District parcel tax is set to expire in June, and officials are ramping up the outreach effort to educate residents on the necessity for community support in local sch...

What turns you on?   

Scary rides in a dark tunnel? Some or all of these: Spinning on a table faster and faster and not being able to stop it? Dodging other cars without getting hit? Riding down the “Big Dipper&rdqu...

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Fight over taxes looms between Dems, Brown   

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown orchestrated the successful push for temporary sales and income taxes on Californians three years ago to help ease the state out of recession and close a multibillion-d...

Obama declares era of ’new trust’ with India   

NEW DELHI — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened ...

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On this date: In 1784, in a letter to his daughter Sarah, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over the choice of the bald eagle as the symbol of America, and stated his own preference: the turkey...

Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, packs up and organizes school books with Kaiser Permanente's Stacey Wagner at Taft School in Redwood City on Martin Luther King Day Monday, Jan. 19. Ka...

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Before you join the naysayers of Common Core math, I suggest you visit a kindergarten Montessori program where very young children are practicing conceptual mathematics every day. They are not countin...

When I read Henry Lawrence's guest perspective on the passage and effect of the Ballot Initiative Transparency Act, or BITA, I was inspired to react. Not only because in many instances I believe he i...

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Devil’s Canyon Brewery in San Carlos has inked a new distribution deal and was just named business of the year by the chamber of commerce and city.


With a new distribution deal inked and a business of the year award, Devil's Canyon Brewing Company's move from Belmont to new digs in San Carlos is paying off in spades. It's a family-owned business...


With Serra boys' basketball riding a current four-game winning streak, this Saturday's matchup with St. Francis is a must-win if the Padres are to entertain any hope of a West Catholic Athletic League...

Cañada scored a statement win at City College of San Francisco Friday night. That statement — the Colts are now the class of the Coast Conference North. The 105-96 victory marked the first time i...

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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy a...

DAVOS, Switzerland — The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week's big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers from around the world said Saturday. In a pan...

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LOS ANGELES — "American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again. The military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle topped the box office for a second weekend in a row...

The backstage farce "Birdman" topped the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Award, winning best ensemble cast, even though its star, Michael Keaton, was upset by Eddie Redmayne in the most outstanding ac...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Would you like to see San Mateo City Hall move downtown?

Yes, it's the perfect spot for it
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Depends on where exactly and how much it would cost
Should never have left downtown
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Two-alarm fire at I-380 on ECR in San Bruno
Authorities are responding to a two-alarm structure fire in San Bruno near Interstate 380. Redwoo..
Child struck near Fair Oaks Elementary School not seriously injured
A child was hit by a car while walking near Fair Oaks Elementary School in unincorporated San Mateo ..
Six-alarm vegetation fire in Pacifica contained
A six-alarm vegetation fire that prompted evacuations in Pacifica early this morning has been contai..
Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani
BEIRUT — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group alm..
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