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Autonomous cars would get boost from new bill: Sen. Jerry Hill proposes to eliminate wait period after DMV permit issued
As the world anxiously anticipates a future where autonomous vehicles transform transportation as we know it, a California lawmaker is hoping to make these technological advancements become reality a bit sooner. With automakers and tech companies across the globe racing to develop and test driverl...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Mixed thoughts on mixed-use housing project: San Mateo council postpones formal decision on Hillsdale Terrace
  After weighing neighborhood concerns with a need for more housing, the San Mateo City Council appeared to lean in favor of approving a controversial five-story mixed-use residential proposal that could set a benchmark for development standards along El Camino Real. The council met Tuesday to re...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Burlingame frozen over ice rink: Council postpones decision regarding golf center proposals
The Burlingame City Council elected to postpone a decision on competing proposals to redevelop the Burlingame Golf Center into an ice rink, golf entertainment center or badminton club in favor of collecting more information. The Burlingame City Council agreed during a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17, to ...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
City and school share elementary expansion: Sandpiper Elementary School growth to accommodate more students, grades
To accommodate a constantly growing student body, school and city officials are working to collaborate on expanding Sandpiper Elementary School in Redwood Shores. Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District officials are discussing a proposal to develop the school campus at 801 Redwood Shore...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
More evidence in case of former cop accused of rape
The case for a former San Mateo police officer charged with rape and sexual assault of five women, one 17, while on duty was continued Tuesday to give prosecutors time for further investigation of existing evidence, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Noah White Winches...
Daily Journal staff report FULL STORY
Three dogs die, man injured in Belmont fire
A residential fire claimed the lives of three dogs and injured a man Monday morning in Belmont, according to fire officials. Firefighters and police responded to the 3900 block of Christian Drive around 10 a.m. on reports of a structure on fire. According to fire officials, first responders found ...
Man, 21, arrested on suspicion of home burglary
A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary on Monday in South San Francisco after someone called police to report someone suspicious walking around her neighbor’s home. Officers responded around 8 a.m. to the report of a prowler who went toward the rear yard of a home on the 500 bloc...
Woman arrested for stabbing over parking space
A 21-year-old woman is in jail after allegedly stabbing another woman over a parking space at the downtown San Mateo 7-Eleven Monday evening. At approximately 6:30 p.m., police received a call a woman was stabbed and dispatchers quickly determined the victim was in the parking lot of the convenien...
Alleged Pacifica tailgater found guilty
A jury found a Pacifica man who allegedly beat another Highway 1 driver on the way to see his ill sister guilty of felony assault Thursday, Jan. 12, according to prosecutors. Richard Rainville, 48, allegedly tailgated Ignatius Leonor, then 61, as he was driving north on Highway 1 to San Francisco ...
San Mateo County police reports
Sometimes you can’t have it your way A man in his 30s was arrested after brandishing a knife at Burger King on El Camino Real in South San Francisco before 5:38 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5. Redwood City Theft. A wallet was taken from a vehicle on Katherine Avenue before 12:51 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8. ...

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