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Downtown draws new interest: South City infrastructure changes down the line, but new businesses coming to town now   

Plans are continuing for a revamp of downtown South San Francisco that aims to create a more vibrant, transit-supportive, diverse area while protecting and celebrating its historic nature. In July, t...

A winter giveaway: Peninsula man’s family planning Christmas giveaway to homeless   

When her son Brandon was a child, Karen Uribe said she never had cash in her wallet. "He was the type of kid when we would see someone homeless on the street he would ask: Can I have five dollars?" U...

Millbrae Historical Society gives out its rare Living History Award   

With only 10 recipients in its 44-year history, the Millbrae Historical Society's most recent Living History Award went to Millbrae-born-and-raised Vern Bruce. One of Vern's major contributions to Mi...

Design of Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier OK’d   

SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden Gate Bridge is closer to having a long-debated, $76 million suicide barrier installed to stop dozens of people each year from jumping to their deaths from the San Francisc...

Storms expose rare fossils on Pacific Coast beaches   

SAN FRANCISCO — The storms that struck California this month have led to the discovery of fossils on beaches and mountains along the Pacific Coast that date back anywhere from 5,000 to 10 million ye...

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Palestinians throw stones, injure Israeli boy   

JERUSALEM — Palestinians hurling stones on Sunday at Jewish settlers' cars in the West Bank lightly injured a 4-year-old Israeli boy, the Israeli military said. The incident took place in a settlem...

Nigerian Islamic extremists pose regional threat   

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy an...

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Asim Husain and Sabah Mansoor, of Atherton, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Nov. 25, 2014. *** Andres Rodriguez and Patricia Grimes, of Redwood City, gave birth to a b...

SAMCAR Community Service Award winner Mike Boos (Alain Pinel) accepting his award from 2013 SAMCAR Community Service Award winner Frank Vento (Intero Real Estate Services) at the organization's 2015 I...

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Numerous letters published recently in local newspapers from Caltrain bicycle-riding customers praise Caltrain for its bikes-on-board service, but also express frustration about being bumped from the ...

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he will "actively explore" a presidential run, and his entry would strengthen a GOP field that already looks like it will be far better than it ...

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Cate Sullivan, left, and Ava D’Anzica Winkler, right, of the School of Italian Language and Culture in South San Francisco make cookies during a Saturday morning class.

 

For 44 years, children and adults alike have been making their way to South San Francisco to learn the language of Leonardo da Vinci and Sophia Loren. At the School of Italian Language and Culture in...

 

Just five games into the season, Menlo-Atherton first-year head coach Jason Luce admits he is still getting acquainted with many of the players on his girls' soccer roster. Good thing for Luce he has...

CARSON — Antoine Custer and Andrew Hernandez combined to rush for 443 yards and scored 7 touchdowns to lead Concord De La Salle to 63-42 victory over Corona Centennial in the Open Division title gam...

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WASHINGTON — Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels. And outside Orlan...

MIAMI — Cuban opposition leaders from the island joined Cuban American politicians and activists on Saturday, pledging to oppose President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the communi...

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NEW YORK — While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a moviegoing truism: Hobbits sell. Peter Jackson's final ...

How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess. If you're Chris Rock, you joke about it cleverly but carefully. Promoting ...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What's your favorite part of this time of year?

Getting together with friends and family
Holiday parties
Getting time away from work
The fact I don't have to make a New Year's resolution yet

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
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