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Officials discuss moving City Hall: Burlingame working on infrastructure projects, public/private partnerships one option for financing
Moving Burlingame’s City Hall is one option being discussed while city officials determine how to tackle unfunded infrastructure needs that add up to approximately $100 million. There are 11 unfunded infrastructure projects. There was public outreach in the spring and summer of this year, which i...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
San Mateo hires three to fill new police vacancies: City officials looking at new recruits to account for retirees, resignations
With an improving economy and securing qualified police officers becoming more competitive, San Mateo will hire three additional cops to account for upcoming vacancies, employees on long-term disability and those moving in response to the high cost of living in the area. The number of lateral resig...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
It’s that time of the year again: Annual Downtown San Mateo Wine Walk this Saturday
The 18th annual Wine Walk is hitting the streets of San Mateo this weekend as local merchants team up with Bay Area wineries to offer the public a taste of what downtown has to offer. The Downtown San Mateo Association is presenting Saturday’s event where 18 local businesses will serve as samplin...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Edgewater redevelopment in Foster City back on track: Shopping center owner seeking public input
A plan to redevelop a popular shopping center in Foster City is back in motion with the owner of Edgewater Plaza seeking public input and support for a mixed-use retail and housing project. Edgewater Holding Corporation is inviting neighbors of the Edgewater Place Shopping Center to public meetings...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Body of male found off Oyster Point
A male body was pulled from the waters of San Francisco Bay Wednesday afternoon near Oyster Point, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit was called to retrieve the body from a point around 1.5 miles east of Oyster Point around 2:30 p.m., officials ...
Double rape defendant pleads not guilty
A South San Francisco man accused of raping two different women in 2001 pleaded not guilty to several charges of sexual assault. After entering his plea, Boris Emmanuel Chavez, 33, waived his right to a speedy preliminary hearing and set the matter for Nov. 6. He remains in custody on $1.5 million ...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Man caught with shotgun, metal knuckles and drugs
A man was arrested on multiple drug and weapon charges after being pulled over for driving a car with a suspected illegal exhaust system in Half Moon Bay. Carlos Joel Rivera, a 24-year-old transient, was arrested around 9:06 p.m. Monday after a deputy saw him speeding in his two-door Mercedes Benz,...
Grant will fund The Big Lift effort in San Mateo County
The Corporation for National and Community Service announced Wednesday the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has received $7.5 million in investments, the result of a highly competitive open grant competition. Silicon Valley Community Foundation is proud to be one of seven recipients nationwide of...
Teen found dead in Belmont apartment identified
A teen found dead in a Belmont apartment last week has been identified as 17-year-old Illya Motryuk of Los Altos, according to the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office. Motryuk was found in an apartment in the 2200 block of Lake Road at about 8:20 a.m. Friday, according to Belmont police. He was un...
Eleven-year-old girl killed in Burlingame crash Sunday identified
An 11-year-old girl who died in a crash on Interstate 280 in Burlingame early Sunday morning has been identified by the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office as 11-year-old Iliyah Porter. The crash was reported around 12:55 a.m. Sunday on northbound Interstate 280 south of Trousdale Drive, according ...
West Nile infected mosquitoes found, multiple cities to be fogged Thursday
Portions of Belmont, Foster City, Redwood City, Redwood Shores and San Mateo will be fogged Thursday night after mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus were found Tuesday. The fogging will occur between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. in a primarily residential area bounded by Regan Drive to the southwest, Be...
San Mateo County police reports
Anchors aweigh A boat on a trailer rolled onto a curb and bent a street sign on Mariners Island Boulevard and Fathom Drive in San Mateo before 6:37 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15. South San Francisco Disorderly conduct. A man was staggering in and out of the street on Grand Avenue before 12:35 a.m. Satu...

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Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO
SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the hel..
Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire
CAMINO — A man has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has..
Senate next after House backs Obama on rebel aid
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm Syrian re..
Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot
SYDNEY — Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supp..
Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate at 4.23 percent
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates surged this week, marking their largest one-wee..
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