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City to create path for bicyclists, pedestrians: San Mateo working on Hillsdale Boulevard, Highway 101 bridge project   

To help get more cars off the road, San Mateo is working to build a pedestrian and bicyclist overpass to make crossing Highway 101 on Hillsdale Boulevard safer. The City Council met Monday to discus...

The buck stops at prison: Thief sentenced for taking $1 from teen   

What does $1 get you? If you're Matthew Nguyen, that buck means two years in prison. The 22-year-old San Mateo man was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for robbing a teen girl of $1 after e...

Construction work planned for Foster City residential streets   

Foster City residents and motorists are advised that eight street segments will be repaired as part of the Residential Street Improvement Project beginning Aug. 25. The city will work on short segmen...

Three Pacifica businesses sell alcohol to minor   

Three businesses in Pacifica were issued misdemeanor citations for selling alcohol to a person under the age of 21 as part of a police sting operation on Saturday. An underage decoy attempted to buy ...

Police seeking information about home burglary   

San Bruno police are seeking information about a home burglary that occurred while a resident was on vacation. Around 9:36 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a report of a burglary from a resident o...

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Ukrainian gov’t troops take over much of Luhansk   

DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separat...

U.S. official: More airstrikes in Iraq   

WASHINGTON — American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U...

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In the heat of summer, it's hard to imagine that the weather will ever be cool again. And with dry weather it's hard to imagine it becoming rainy again. But of course the weather does change, and yo...

DALLAS — From airy beach houses filled with light to rustic retreats tucked into the mountains, vacation homes can lead to inspired decorating. "You love that place, that's why you're there. That's...

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The groups fundraising for cancer, Parkinson's Disease, HIV, Alzheimer's and unwanted puppies must be kicking themselves for not dreaming up the ice bucket challenge. The fundraising phenomena benefi...

California voters hoping to use the November ballot box to express disgust about corruption in the state Legislature won't get the chance to do so this year because of a missed deadline by — you gue...

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In February, state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, left, announced his legislation to reopen Martin’s Beach to the public at Martin’s Beach Road in Half Moon Bay.


Legislation aimed at reinstating public access to the contested Martin's Beach is a step closer to arriving on the governor's desk after narrowly being approved on the Assembly Floor Wednesday despite...


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Cynthia L. Schreuder, president and CEO of CLS Printing, works in her office in San Mateo.


After 24 years, Cynthia L. Schreuder's Peninsula printing business has kept its head above water despite changing times. Schreuder, 59, created CLS Printing, which is now headquartered in San Mateo, ...


Lit up. Blasted. Smoked. Ear holed. All these words and phrases are used to describe those hits on the football field that lead to "oohs" and gasps from the crowd. Expect to see fewer of those this s...

Burlingame, last season, was about as good of a fourth-place girls' volleyball team as you're going to find. Despite finishing with a 7-6 record in Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division play, the La...

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NEW YORK — The stock market rose for a third straight day Wednesday despite a report from the Federal Reserve that showed a growing chorus of central bank officials willing to raise interest rates s...

WASHINGTON — How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much. In mega-settlements negotiated with the govern...

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LOS ANGELES — A photographer sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards Wednesday for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on Hawaiian beach late last year. The lawsui...

LOS ANGELES — Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards. Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional "in memor...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Is it fair for the state to fine water wasters when broken and leaky pipes are losing billions of gallons?

Yes. Those are two different problems.
No. The state needs to gets its infrastructure in order first.
Yes but the pipes need fixing, too.
Would you expect anything else from government?


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