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U.S. hiring slowed in September: An ailing global economy weighing on job market
WASHINGTON — A sagging global economy has finally caught up with the United States. Nervous employers pulled back on hiring in August and September as China’s economy slowed, global markets sank and foreigners bought fewer U.S. goods. Friday’s monthly jobs report from the government suggeste...
By Christopher S. Rugaber The Associated Press FULL STORY
Shoreview: Where everybody knows Ralph’s name: San Mateo neighborhood rallies to support injured neighbor
Ralph Cole is well known by his neighbors. He was an active volunteer at the local Boys and Girls Club, a frequent speaker at San Mateo City Council meetings and always offers a friendly hello while making his way through the Shoreview neighborhood in which he lives. So when the 72-year-old parapl...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Belmont says adios to Hola!: Carlmont Shopping Center gets new tenants as restaurant, nursery leave
As two longtime tenants of the Carlmont Village Shopping Center are closing their doors, owners of the Belmont retail hub are already zeroing in on new businesses to serve the community. After nearly 50 years, owners of the Carlmont Nursery are moving on and the neighboring Hola! Mexican Restaura...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Man arrested for fatal stabbing at San Carlos traveling artists hotel
A man found wounded in a San Carlos hotel Thursday has been arrested for allegedly stabbing the other man found in the room to death, sheriff’s deputies said Friday. San Mateo sheriff’s deputies said the man killed was 32-year-old Robert Alan Lawless, of San Jose and Sonora. James Goss, a 61-ye...
By Brett Johnson Bay City News Service FULL STORY
Three in running for San Mateo Union High School District
Continuing to ensure all San Mateo Union High School District students are given an opportunity to succeed amidst an education landscape which is constantly evolving presents myriad challenges, according to candidates running for the district Board of Trustees. Two seats on the five-member board a...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Police investigate residential burglary
A resident encountered someone inside her residence on the 100 block of Elm Avenue in San Bruno Wednesday afternoon, according to police. At about 4:11 p.m., San Bruno police responded to the address on the report of a residential burglary. Officers canvassed the area but could not locate him. He ...
Former U.S. Rep. Don Edwards, champion of civil rights, dies
SAN FRANCISCO — Former U.S. Rep. Don Edwards of California, a fierce champion of civil rights and the environment during his three decades in Washington, died at the age of 100. Leonard Edwards said his father died Thursday night in his sleep at his home in Carmel. “It was a fully pr...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
High-speed rail seeks private investors, input
SACRAMENTO — The California High-Speed Rail Authority has received 35 responses from private companies interested in financing, building and operating the first 300-mile segment of the controversial rail project. Officials say the responses are a positive sign of private interest after lawmakers l...
By Juliet Williams The Associated Press FULL STORY
Election Journal
The League of Women Voters will hold a public forum on San Carlos’ Measure V Monday, Oct. 5. Measure V will allocate $45 million to purchase 23.5 acres off Alameda de las Pulgas in San Carlos. Both the “Yes on V” and “No on V” committees will be on hand to debate the measure. The forum w...
San Mateo County police reports
Asleep at the wheel A man in his pajamas was trying to jump in front of vehicles on East Third Avenue in San Mateo before 4:36 p.m. San Mateo Arrest. A man was arrested for shoplifting at Nordstrom at the Hillsdale Shopping Center before 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. Theft. A backpack and car ke...

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