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Student sees bill idea become law: San Mateo’s Brandon Wong helps with epi-pen legislation 
Ten-year-old Brandon Wong learned how to propose legislation when a state senator visited his San Mateo school last fall, and that ultimately led to his mother approaching the legislator with an idea. The idea, to stock epinephrine auto injectors on campus to help students who suffer from a seriou...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Offices slated for rail corridor: Developer seeks to break ground by year’s end on Delaware Street at State Route 92
The owner of a key parcel on Delaware Street just north of State Route 92 in San Mateo is looking to break ground by the end of the year on 292,400 square feet of offices — which will result in a longtime tenant's relocation. The 3.3-acre location at 1830 S. Delaware St. and 470 Concar Drive is...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Belmont-Redwood Shores to vote on bond measure: Proponents say $48M bond to help with growing enrollment , while opposition sees other solutions
A $48 million facilities bond measure will help the Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District contend with overflowing classrooms, according to officials touting it for the Nov. ballot, but opponents contend it’s unnecessary. The Board of Trustees approved the measure to address the fact ...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
County anti-DV group joining national call for NFL changes
San Mateo County’s local domestic violence prevention organization is joining a national call for the National Football League to make significant changes following two high-profile alleged assaults by players on women. Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse, which has seen its share of financi...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
San Mateo man arrested for exposing himself to teens
A man was arrested for exposing himself to teenage girls on at least two occasions and is suspected of third incident, after he showed up to the San Mateo police station on an unrelated matter. Belsasar Quiran, a 32-year-old San Mateo resident, was arrested Friday after 8 p.m. on four counts of ann...
Daily Journal staff report FULL STORY
Mercy Center offering meditation retreat: Author Elizabeth Murray emphasizes unplugging to renew
If you’re looking for a chance to truly relax, the Mercy Center in Burlingame has the event for you Sept. 26. Elizabeth Murray of Monterey is visiting the center for a daylong retreat called “Harvesting The Gifts of Autumn” focused on mindfulness. Murray wrote the book “Living Life in Full...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
City taking inventory of its recreation facilities: San Carlos officials seek information on how properties are being used
San Carlos is taking stock — stock of its inventory, that is. At the prompting of Councilman Ron Collins, city staff will compile an inventory of the recreation facilities it owns to assess how they’re currently being utilized and if there is the potential for better, and possibly more financia...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Those were the days ...
I wasn’t born in California. I was born in the conservative Midwestern semi-rural town of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The area was settled by mainly Germanic and Norwegian stock in the mid-1800s. They were conservative people and they were conservative for a good reason — they had nothing when ...
By Darold Fredricks FULL STORY
Two cars destroyed in San Mateo fire
San Mateo firefighters clean up after extinguishing a two-alarm fire that gutted two cars at an apartment complex on 3655 Colegrove Street in San Mateo Saturday morning....
Police searching for man possibly involved in 2 robberies
Officers are searching for a suspect allegedly involved in two Brisbane robberies on Thursday, police said. Around 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, a 40-year-old woman was standing at a bus stop in the 2800 block of Bayshore Boulevard when a man reached into her purse and fled towards Geneva Avenue with her ...
Bay City News Service FULL STORY
Fatal collision between pedestrian and vehicle in South San Francisco
The California Highway Patrol has reported a fatal collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian in South San Francisco Saturday morning. The accident was first reported at 1:39 a.m. at the intersection of Westborough Boulevard and Junipero Serra Boulevard, according to CHP officials. No details of...
Bay City News Service FULL STORY
San Mateo County police reports
Won’t you be my neighbor A man was reported for going door to door claiming to be new to the neighborhood and trying to meet 100 people on Oxford Road in Burlingame before 8:16 p.m Sunday, Sept.14. MILLBRAE Battery. A person suffered a broken jaw when an unknown suspect assaulted them on Broa...

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Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops
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U.S. existing home sales fall in August
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Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold
NEW YORK — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new ..
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