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Sanctuary cities won’t lose funds: Judge blocks portion of Trump’s attempt to withhold federal money
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s attempt to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending. U.S. District Judge Will...
By Sudhin Thanawala The Associated Press FULL STORY
County to further study affordable housing support: Board of Supervisors postpone decision on Measure K sales tax expenditures
With a range of competing demands for a piece of Measure K’s nearly $82 million annual pie, county officials decided to continue researching options for how much it can set aside to address the regional housing crisis. The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors gathered Tuesday in the ongoing effo...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
South San Francisco officials envision a new civic center: Public safety, library and recreation facility funded by sales tax begins to take shape
South San Francisco officials continue laying the groundwork for a new civic center which they hope to begin building next year with money generated from a recently passed tax measure. The South San Francisco City Council will discuss Wednesday, April 26, visions for the campus proposed to include...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
San Carlos welcomes robots to the pedestrian landscape: Starship Technologies delivery robots get their launch on Laurel Street
Ambling over uneven sidewalks, climbing over curbs and pausing at intersections, Starship Technologies’ squat, white delivery robots bear a striking resemblance to the way careful pedestrians might navigate the streets of Peninsula cities. And though the company that created the robots estimates...
By Anna Schuessler Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Burlingame gives OK to apartment complex: Officials favor regional need for housing over neighborhood compatibility concerns
A new apartment building proposed in Burlingame narrowly received approval from planning officials despite concerns the building was too large and incompatible with its surrounding neighborhood. The Burlingame Planning Commission voted 3-2, with commissioners Brenden Kelly and Michael Gaul dissen...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
San Francisco officials examine response to power outage
San Francisco officials say a major power outage Friday that snarled city traffic and services for much of the day has raised concerns about the integrity of PG&E’s aging infrastructure and the city’s emergency preparations. A joint letter sent to PG&E CEO Geisha Williams Monday by City Adminis...
Two residential burglaries in San Bruno
There were two residential burglaries Monday in San Bruno, one on the 2700 block of Fleetwood Drive, the other on the 2400 block of Bennington Drive, according to police. Both involved someone entering through a rear window with the Fleetwood Drive incident taking place between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m...
Fire district earns ‘very good’ fire rating
A Bay Area fire district recently earned a Class 2 fire rating, which is considered very good and affects the cost of homeowner and business insurance, fire officials said. A review of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District began six months ago and the fire board accepted the results of the revie...
Turkey visits South City police station
An unusual visitor paid a visit to South San Francisco police Tuesday morning: a wayward turkey. The turkey showed up in the police station garage, according to Twitter and Facebook posts by the Police Department displaying a photo of the errant bird perched atop a black and white police car. “A...
San Mateo County police reports
Not digging this A woman found a large bone while gardening on Shannon Drive in South San Francisco before 10:54 a.m. Thursday, April 20. South San Francisco Disturbance. A woman reported that her landlord threw a bong at her head and has been sexually harassing her on Gardenside Avenue before ...

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