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County may give Seton $15M: Supervisors to discuss support for hospital in ownership flux
San Mateo County officials are poised to offer up to $15 million to help the new leaders of Daly City’s Seton Medical Center ensure the hospital can withstand an earthquake. The Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday and will consider offering countywide tax funds to support state-mandated seismic up...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Burlingame to study future development: Officials and community to discuss economic and residential growth
The challenge of identifying an appropriate target for future economic and residential growth in Burlingame is slated for a discussion among residents and city officials. The talks Tuesday, Dec. 6, are part of the process to update the city’s general plan which sets development guidelines in Bur...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Grim search continues: Sheriff: ‘Don’t believe’ there are more bodies in warehouse fire
OAKLAND — Terry Ewing was among the anxious family and friends who received confirmation Monday of what he already knew in his heart: His girlfriend was among the three dozen killed in the Oakland warehouse fire. Authorities confirmed the death of Ara Jo as the death toll rose to 36. Prosecutors ...
By Paul Elias and Janie Har The Associated Press FULL STORY
Residents help shape Redwood City’s future one Post-it at a time
Redwood City residents will have the opportunity to pen their hopes and concerns at two Post-It Parties coming up this weekend. In doing so, they will shape the continuing conversation on the city’s direction. Participants will gather at the Fair Oaks Community Center on Friday, Dec. 9, from 4 p...
By Anna Schuessler Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Senator seeks money for Martins Beach: County legislator suggests funds for eminent domain
Hoping to maintain the momentum to preserve Californian’s access to the coast, a local legislator is again calling on his colleagues at the state Capitol to potentially support one of government’s most controversial maneuvers — eminent domain. State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, announced Mon...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
San Carlos neighbor helps nab prowler
A concerned San Carlos resident helped law enforcement nab a prowler Monday afternoon and authorities are urging neighbors to speak up if they see something suspicious. Mario Callen, a 36-year-old Redwood City resident, was arrested after being seen acting suspiciously on the 1500 block of Howard A...
PG&E urges caution with space heaters
Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the United States, and almost half of these fires occur between December and February, Pacific Gas and Electric officials warned customers. According to the National Fire Protection Association, heating equipment accounted for 56,000 st...
Therapy pig to bring holiday cheer to SFO
San Francisco International Airport officials are hoping travelers during this holiday season will be squealing in delight when they meet a pig that made its debut Monday as the latest addition to the airport’s animal therapy program. LiLou the pig arrived at the airport Monday morning as part of...
Firefighters released from hospital after battling three-alarm house fire
Two firefighters were released from the hospital Sunday evening after they suffered minor injuries earlier in the day while responding to a three-alarm house fire near Redwood City. The fire was first reported at 2:22 p.m. at 651 Vista Drive in the hilly Emerald Lake area in unincorporated San Mate...
Man arrested for murder of 2-year-old
A 2-year-old girl who died last month in East Palo Alto, allegedly at the hands of her mother’s boyfriend, suffered blunt force trauma injuries, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. The incident occurred on Nov. 27 when emergency crews responded to a report of a toddle...
San Mateo County police reports
Knock it off A woman was heard banging on windows and doors because she was locked out of her room on Veterans Boulevard in Redwood City before 12:52 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Foster City Warrant. A Hayward resident was arrested on a $7,500 warrant near State Route 92 and Edgewater Boulevard before...

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