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Harbor District in chaos: Interim general manager alleges harassment • President Sabrina Brennan may be stripped of title • Commission sticks with Cartel to lead Mavericks event
High tension and drama have become the norm at the San Mateo County Harbor District and even supporters of board President Sabrina Brennan say she’s the reason why. But Brennan contends the drama is “avoidable and unnecessary” and that untrue statements attributed to her have left her in a st...
By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Fishermen combat drought’s salmon impact: Thousands of juvenile fish released into nets at Pillar Point Harbor
An extraordinary effort to maintain a sustainable fishery is underway as a group of local fishermen released nearly 140,000 juvenile salmon into nets off Pillar Point Harbor Wednesday. With water serving as a hot-button political topic during the drought, the Coastside Fishing Club is pooling reso...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
San Bruno Park Elementary School District teachers set to get big payday: Under state funding increase, educators set to receive as much as 8.5 percent raise
Educators in San Bruno will likely walk away from contract negotiations that have been marred by myriad struggles with an agreement that awards them an unexpected, but substantial, pay raise, due to an anticipated influx of state funding coming to the district. San Bruno Park Elementary School Dis...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
University board OKs 8 percent tuition hike for nonresidents
SAN FRANCISCO — Undergraduates from outside California and graduate students preparing for careers outside academia will pay more to attend the University of California in the fall under a revised plan approved by the 10-campus system’s governing board on Thursday. The tuition hikes endorsed by...
By Lisa Leff The Associated Press FULL STORY
Towering achievement
San Francisco International Airport celebrated a milestone Thursday as it completed construction of a new airport traffic control tower that will be operational by summer 2016....
Beached whale towed out to sea
A dead gray whale found on a Half Moon Bay beach Tuesday was towed out to sea Thursday morning, a day after crews finished burying two other whales on a Pacifica beach. The gray whale was discovered on Francis Beach in Half Moon Bay at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, city officials said. Researchers were ...
By Scott Morris Bay City News Service FULL STORY
Man wins $750K with scratcher ticket
A winning scratcher ticket worth $750,000 was purchased in Redwood City, according to officials with the California Lottery. Fredy Sanchez reportedly purchased the winning Crossword Ca$h scratcher ticket at a Safeway store located at 1071 El Camino Real. Sanchez said he wants to use some of the w...
Stolen dump truck pursuit ends in crash
Police are investigating an incident involving a stolen Mack Truck dump truck that led officers on a pursuit that eventually ended in a crash in Daly City. An officer was patrolling the area of 1300 Isabelle Circle in Colma at 12:18 a.m. Thursday when the officer spotted a suspicious dump truck, po...
Driver suffers major injuries in collision
A driver suffered injuries in a broadside collision between two vehicles Thursday morning in South San Francisco, according to police. Police said the collision took place at 9:21 a.m. at the intersection of El Camino Real and McLellan Drive and one vehicle rolled over on its side. One of the driv...
Reporters’ notebook
Millbrae city officials unveiled a new, two-vehicle charging station just outside the Millbrae Library in the parking lot Wednesday. The dual bollard ChargePoint EV Charging Station, is located on the north side of the Millbrae Library parking lot just outside the library entrance. The parking spac...
San Mateo County police reports
Double bagged A person grabbed two bags from a woman and fled in a vehicle on the 200 block of Main Street in Half Moon Bay before 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 12. Half Moon Bay Accident. A hit-and-run accident with no injuries occurred on the 200 block of Main Street before 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 13. ...

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