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Going to the beach isn’t a bummer in San Mateo: Marina Lagoon not polluted, safe for swimming
For the first time in years, San Mateo’s Marina Lagoon avoided Heal the Bay’s top 10 list of most polluted beaches and county health officials have declared it safe to swim — great news for the city and those looking to cool off as the holiday weekend approaches and summer kicks in. The city ...
By Samantha Weigel, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
South City officials consider improved child care services
In the interest of addressing the dearth of available child care options available to working families South San Francisco, school officials are considering beefing up the programs at local campuses. The South San Francisco Unified School District Board of Trustees discussed, during a meeting Thur...
By Austin Walsh, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
CuriOdyssey revamp gets help: Coyote Point science museum nabs long-term county lease, nears fundraising goal
Curiosity has a firm foot in a new door after officials with the local nonprofit science museum at Coyote Point announced CuriOdyssey raised $22 million toward a facility revamp and secured a potential 60-year lease with the county. The long-standing group of educators and wildlife caretakers are e...
By Samantha Weigel, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
San Carlos sets priorities
The San Carlos City Council adopted a sweeping set of goals and objectives that may lead to the adoption of commercial linkage fees to support the construction of affordable housing and possible future ballot measures for infrastructure improvement projects. The council adopted a Strategic Plan Mon...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Parents of woman killed in San Francisco sues city, feds
SAN FRANCISCO — The parents of a woman killed on a San Francisco pier have sued the city and two federal agencies, accusing them of contributing to her death because the man charged in the slaying was in the country illegally. Kate Steinle’s parents filed the wrongful death lawsuit Friday, accu...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
San Mateo County police reports
You’re suppose to thump melons A woman was seen trying to hit people in the produce section of a store on Howard Avenue in Burlingame before 12:36 p.m. Wednesday, May 25. SAN MATEO Theft. An employee was seen on tape stealing merchandise at the Ross Store on Concar Drive before 11:20 a.m. ...
Redwood City man charged with molesting sisters
A Redwood City man about to stand trial for molesting his girlfriend’s daughter will face more charges after the victim’s younger sister came forward with similar allegations. Juan Manuel Moreno, 30, pleaded not guilty Friday to two additional felony charges and could face life in prison after ...
Man arrested for shooting alleged accomplice
A Redwood City man was arrested for attempted murder after he allegedly shot a former accomplice with whom he reportedly committed another crime just months earlier. Edwin Elias Soto, an 18-year-old Redwood City man, has been charged with attempted murder for shooting Luis Alvarez-Tovilla around 1...
San Bruno police investigate residential burglaries
The San Bruno Police Department is investigating two residential burglaries that occurred Thursday. In one of the burglaries, an unknown suspect entered a residence in the 3500 block of Fleetwood Drive through a rear broken window and stole currency and jewelry from the residence. This burglary wa...
Class notes
Roosevelt Elementary School in Burlingame, South Hillsborough Elementary School in Hillsborough, Encinal School in Menlo Park, Meadows Elementary School in Millbrae, Clifford and Hoover elementary schools along with Roy Cloud School in Redwood City and Martin Elementary School in South San Francisco...
Reporters' notebook
The Redwood City Teachers Association voted to ratify a 5 percent raise offered by district officials, setting the stage to end months of occasionally contentious contract negotiations. A tentative deal was reached between union and district officials earlier this month, but the terms required app...

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