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Squid are here and fishermen moving fast: Pillar Point Harbor a flurry of activity until state quota reached
Those venturing on a late-night trip along the San Mateo County coastline could be in for a spectacular sight as the ocean has been spotted with lights from fishermen stringing in heaps of squid off Pillar Point Harbor. About two weeks ago, squid began to gather in masses just a few miles from the ...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Mighty Flyers kick off Blues Fest: Downtown Redwood City hosts annual Blues, ARTS & BBQ Festival Friday and Saturday
For those looking for a musical performance that incorporates both audio and visual aspects, Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers is the show for you. Piazza and his band will be playing at the Redwood City Police Activities League Blues, ARTS and BBQ Festival in downtown Redwood City Friday, July 25. ...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
DA says career burglars flew here to rob home: Men alleged to have come from Arizona specifically for robbery plan in Woodside
Two career burglars flew from Arizona to specifically rob a Woodside home of between $30,000 and $50,000 in jewelry because they identified the town as a wealthy target, according to prosecutors. The pair, Bradley Sullivan, 51, and Michael Hunter Wallen, 48, were arrested last year after investiga...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Police arrest San Bruno man for July 6 murder
Police Thursday announced an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed during a bloody Fourth of July weekend in the city’s Bayview District. Antonio Cortez, 37, was shot in front of a home just before 3 a.m. on July 6 on the 1700 block of La Salle Avenue. Another man, 49, was also hit by the ...
Bay City News Service FULL STORY
Man sentenced for soliciting sex from teens
A San Mateo man identified through a police Facebook page as the person soliciting teenage girls on the street for sex was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison and must register for life as a sex offender. Roberto Miculax, 41, faced up to three years prison after pleading no contest last month...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Burglar wearing women’s pants sentenced
A Half Moon Bay man caught wearing women’s size 0 work pants from the home he entered is now looking at a different type of uniform — that of a prison inmate. Pedro Mojica Serrano, 21, was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for residential burglary and illegally possessing a knife while...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Man arrested for two Burlingame bank robberies
A San Mateo man was arrested in San Francisco last weekend for robbing the Bank of America in Burlingame two times, according to Burlingame police. Mitchell Garcia, 58, is suspected of robbing the bank on El Camino Real April 24, 2013, then again on July 5, 2014. During the first robbery, the susp...
Supervisor hosts older driver seminar
Older drivers can brush up on their driving skills and get safety tips at two upcoming seminars promoted by County Supervisor Adrienne J. Tissier. The free three-hour Age Well Drive Smart seminars in Belmont and South San Francisco include a presentation on myths about older drivers, a confidential...
Council says home can be remodeled: Proposal on Verdun Avenue in San Mateo gets OK despite neighborhood dispute
  The San Mateo City Council approved a residential proposal to build a second-story addition that would obscure part of a neighbor’s view of the Bay but, in doing so, was forced to confront a public divide over how to make room for growing families while maintaining homeowners&rsquo...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Burlingame Councilman Jerry Deal retiring
After almost seven years as a councilman, Jerry Deal has decided to move on from Burlingame and will step down from his role Sept. 21. Deal announced Wednesday he will be selling his home in Burlingame and purchasing a new place in Oregon with his wife JoAnn. With this move, he is leaving the counc...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
San Mateo County police reports
Hug bandit strikes again A man in a black pea coat was yelling at passersby trying to get them to hug him on the 100 block of East Third Avenue in San Mateo before 11:14 a.m. Saturday, July 19. South San Francisco Burglary. Two customers were arrested for putting computers in paper towel boxes a...

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Leland Yee charged with racketeering
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Mosquito fogging scheduled for San Mateo
San Mateo County mosquito officials will fog again in North Central San Mateo Monday night because W..
Stolen Toyota driver flees after hitting Porsche on San Mateo Bridge
The driver and passengers of a stolen car fled the scene after hitting a Porsche on the San Mateo-H..
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