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This day in history
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. In 1788, the first European settlers in Australia, led by Capt. Arthur Phillip, landed in present...
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MLK volunteers
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. Kaiser Permanente makes MLK Day a “day on, not off,” and teams of KP workers volunteer in the co...
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San Mateo calendar of events
MONDAY JAN. 26 Peninsula Quilters Guild ‘Quilt-A-Thon’ Donations. Midnight to 8 a.m. Runs through Jan. 26. Tax deductible donation helps support the guild and its charity outreach programs. Quilts go to the neonatal unit at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Send flat rate donations or hourl...
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Day of service
Volunteers crochet and knit baby hats as part of the Peninsula Multifaith Day of Service on Martin Luther King Day Monday. The event dispatched 525 volunteers, aged 5 through 85, to a dozen sites throughout San Mateo County to work on 20 different projects. Sponsored by the Peninsula Multifaith Coal...
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Pet tips
With a simple cheek swab sent to a lab that analyzes doggie DNA, I’ve unlocked the genetic mystery of the fine-looking mutt pictured here with me. Murray is quite possibly the only Aussie Springerdoodle to be adopted from PHS/SPCA! His DNA test detected lots of Springer Spaniel and Poodle with a d...
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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
No, it's good where it is
Depends on where exactly and how much it would cost
Should never have left downtown
Not sure, would like to see some studies

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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