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Belmont teachers to protest: Contract negotiations have been ongoing since 2012
Teachers fed up with the bargaining process in Belmont are planning a rally Thursday night before the school board meeting to protest what they say is a lack of respect in a now two-year ordeal. The negotiations process has been going on since 2012 and teachers say there’s been a lot of teaching ...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
New assisted living planned near hospital: Peninsula Health Care District proposes facility, some worry housing would be unaffordable for many
A forthcoming Sunrise Senior Living facility may not be the only assisted living facility with a new memory care center entering the scene in Burlingame and some worry there isn’t enough below-market rate housing on the site. The Peninsula Health Care District is proposing a 132-bed, five- and si...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Harbor District at odds over new manager search: Harbormaster Scott Grindy hired as interim general manager, commissioner wants more vetting
With just a few months left before the longtime general manager of the San Mateo County Harbor District is set to retire, its Board of Commissioners are disagreeing on how to fill his position. Despite renewing his employment contract with the district in June, General Manager Peter Grenell announc...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Vet sentenced fo attacking benefactor
A homeless 54-year-old veteran who choked a Veterans Affairs hospital worker over housecleaning after she took him in was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison. Five years was the maximum Timothy Page Seith faced after pleading no contest in September to assault by means of force, making crim...
Trial date set for alleged transit thief, DA won’t retry other
Prosecutors will not retry one of two longtime transit repairmen accused of stealing more than $40,000 Caltrain ticket machines but acquitted on five counts of embezzlement. The jury deadlocked on seven other charges against Herbert David Todd, 56, but prosecutors opted against a second trial on th...
Giants fans be wary, man robbed of $1,000 World Series tickets
With the World Series hot on San Francisco Giants’ fans minds, police are reminding people to be wary about selling tickets online after a man was robbed of two game five tickets worth more than $1,000 in San Mateo Tuesday. A 54-year-old San Carlos resident posted his two World Series tickets on...
Daily Journal staff report FULL STORY
Five investors indicted for bid rigging at county auctions
A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted five real estate investors for allegedly rigging bids at public auctions of foreclosed properties outside the San Mateo County courthouse in Redwood City. The eight-count indictment against Joseph Giraudo, Raymond Grinsell, Kevin Cullinane, James Appenrodt a...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Three MS-13 gangmembers sentenced to 27 years for murder
Three MS-13 gangmembers were sentenced to 27 years in prison Wednesday morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they mistook him for a rival gangmember, federal prosecutors said. Davie Jimmy Mejia-Sensente, 31, Carlos Mejia-Quintanilla, 25, and Luis Amilar-Zanus, 35, pleaded guilty i...
Bay City News Service FULL STORY
At-risk man who went missing found safe
An at-risk man who had been missing from Daly City since last week was found safe in San Francisco, police said Wednesday. Chris Martinez, 54, was reported missing from a transitional home on Oct. 14, according to Daly City police. Martinez is new to the area and suffers from a serious medical con...
Maintenance worker arrested for stealing
A maintenance worker at a senior living apartment facility on Crystal Springs Road in San Mateo was arrested Tuesday for six separate burglaries inside the building in which he used spare keys to access locked apartments and steal jewelry, watches and cash, according to San Mateo police. The man, E...
San Mateo County police reports
Double-fudge clunk A person was struck in the head with a pint of ice cream on Ralston Avenue in Belmont before 8:12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10. Belmont Disturbance. A person reported hearing yelling and loud banging noises in the apartment above where they live on Old County Road before 10 p.m. on Su...

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