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Drive-in site sold: Private equity firm will build large, upscale office space at Burlingame Point
 A major overhaul of the Bayfront in Burlingame will be coming online, as a sale of the former drive-in site on Airport Boulevard has been finalized, according to city officials. H&Q Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Hambrecht & Quist investment bank, purchased the site at 300 Airport Bl...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Station Park Green has new owner: Essex buys 12-acre site with development approvals for $67M
Construction of San Mateo’s long-awaited Station Park Green residential community shifted hands Tuesday as Essex Property Trust purchased the 12-acre site fresh with development approvals. Essex shelled out $67 million to secure the property that’s ripe for 599 residential units, nearly 2 acre...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
‘Monster’ homes feared in the hills: Redwood City Planning Commission OKs controversial measure for hillside proposal
A controversial resolution passed by the Redwood City Planning Commission to regulate hillside development is being blasted by critics for lacking true guidelines for construction. The commission voted 4-1 Tuesday night to amend a zoning ordinance to address single-family home construction, additio...
By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Input sought on school overcrowding solutions: Town hall meetings to address enrollment issues in San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District
Members of the community will soon have another opportunity to offer solutions regarding how to best address limited campus capacity in the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District. The Next Steps Committee will host a new round of town hall meetings, beginning the final week of March, rea...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Alleged DUI driver faces lawsuits: Hillsdale High School teacher, disabled student seek compensation for injuries
A man charged with driving under the influence when his car reportedly struck a Hillsdale High School teacher and three special needs students in September is now facing two civil lawsuits on top of criminal charges. John Henry Zborowski, 53, has pleaded not guilty to felony charges and is set to f...
Daily Journal staff report FULL STORY
 
Dog owners protest new Golden Gate National Recreation Area leash rules
Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered outside the National Park Service offices in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday afternoon to protest the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s new general management plan, which they say could prohibit off-leash dogs in the few remaining parts ...
Bay City News Service FULL STORY
Deal with 72 Asiana passengers leaves many cases unresolved
SAN FRANCISCO — While 72 passengers have settled their personal injury claims stemming from the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco two years ago, others are continuing their legal fight with the airliner and others involved in the accident that killed three Chinese teenagers and i...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
County hosting panel on getting a legal driver’s license
Those without documentation of immigration status can find out more about obtaining a driver’s license at a county-sponsored panel March 17, officials announced Wednesday. The panel presentation will include representatives from the Department of Motor Vehicles in Spanish and will include a ques...
FULL STORY
Homeowner interrupts residential burglary
A San Bruno homeowner interrupted a residential burglary late Tuesday night after hearing strange sounds in his home, according to police. Officers responded to the 700 block of Seventh Avenue at 11:38 p.m. Tuesday. After investigating strange sounds coming from inside the home, the homeowner watc...
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Firefighters order latest rescue tech with Facebook funds
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has used money from Facebook to order high-tech cameras used for finding people trapped inside of burning buildings, fire officials said. According to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman, the new cameras will replace existing equipment that’s currently six to e...
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Paralympic hopeful has prosthetic leg taken in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — A United States Paralympic hopeful is asking for the public for help in finding his prosthetic leg he says was stolen from his car. Ranjit Steiner woke up Tuesday morning to discover thieves had smashed his car window and taken his laptop and his artificial leg. He uses it for com...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Government watch
City government • Redwood City is currently seeking applications for upcoming available seats on the Planning Commission, Board of Building Review and Complete Streets Committee (pilot program). Deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 31. For more information go to www.redwoodci...
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San Mateo police reports
Wrong type of bed An unknown person was arrested when he was found sleeping in the bed of a truck on El Camino Real in Redwood City before 12:57 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19. Redwood City Suspicious circumstances. Two men on Manzanita Avenue were chased by dogs out of someones backyard they were tres...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the fact that Hillary Clinton used her personal email while she was secretary of state?

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Major survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON — In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Ju..
State Dept. will review Clinton emails for possible release
WASHINGTON — The State Department agreed Thursday to review thousands of messages from a private e..
Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018
POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic e..
European Central Bank: Recovery is strengthening
NICOSIA, Cyprus — The struggling eurozone economy is picking up momentum ahead of the launch next ..
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