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Water conservation lagging: State releases January water data; Bay Area using more
Still reeling from a record-dry January bolstering the drought, California water officials released disappointing data indicating Bay Area residents conserved less than those in almost all other areas of the state. With 2015 bringing a fourth year of extreme conditions and reports that the Sierra ...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Tiny houses on table to solve housing crisis: Board of Supervisors to discuss ways to help lack of affordability
Housing officials are recommending the Board of Supervisors consider tiny houses as a way to solve the area’s housing crisis. The board will meet in a special study session to consider the proposal and others including rent stabilization, tenants rights and amending zoning codes to ease construct...
By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Despite snag, Bayfront park plan moves forward: Burlingame pursues 8.81 acre Bayfront property with seasonal wetlands
Burlingame is pushing ahead with an interest to develop a new park on a large slice of Bayfront property, despite uncertainty regarding the design of the public space and potential difficulties with seasonal wetlands on the site. Parks and Recreation Director Margaret Glomstad will continue workin...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Family fights killer’s release: Man imprisoned for 1990 murder in Foster City
The family of Foster City murder victim Sandra Swiggard is pleading with Gov. Jerry Brown to keep her killer in prison after a parole board recommended his release last week. Abel Leo Sapp, 47, was granted parole in 2012 for the 1990 murder but Brown reversed it after reviewing the case. In a 2013...
By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Sequoia Union High School District to discuss small high school: Magnet school in Menlo Park to focus on creative curriculum and offer enrollment relief
Plans for a new small, magnet high school in Menlo Park, which would help alleviate capacity concerns caused by enrollment growth in the Sequoia Union High School District, are moving ahead while a similar proposal in San Carlos sits on the back burner. Superintendent James Lianides said in an ema...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Competency proceedings begin for ‘Gypsy Hill’ killings
A judge started proceedings to determine whether an Oregon state prison inmate charged with two murders in 1976 in Pacifica and Millbrae is competent to stand trial, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Tuesday. Rodney Halbower, 66, is charged with two of six killings between Jan...
By Scott Morris Bay City News Service FULL STORY
Girl found safe after alleged abduction by mother
A 9-year-old girl was found safe after her mother allegedly abducted her from an East Palo Alto elementary school Tuesday morning, according to police. A staff member at Cesar Chavez Academy at 2450 Ralmar Ave. reported at 8:11 a.m. that the girl had been abducted from the school, East Palo Alto po...
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Police warn of possible utility scam
Burlingame police are warning residents to be wary after two men claiming to be with a utility attempted to enter a home last Thursday. A nanny was working at a home on the 1300 block of Drake Avenue before 10:30 a.m. when two men claiming to be with Pacific Gas and Electric knocked on the door, a...
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Bicyclist who died in crash Monday identified
The San Mateo County Coroner’s Office has identified a bicyclist killed in Belmont on Monday afternoon as 55-year-old Jorge Alfonso Delgadillo. Delgadillo, a Belmont resident, was headed east on Ralston Avenue toward Alameda de las Pulgas around 12:20 p.m. Monday when he lost control of his bicyc...
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San Mateo police reports
Don’t bottle up your troubles Police were contacted when a resident could not get a child-proof container open on Lurline Drive in Foster City before 9:58 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25. Foster City Arrest. A man was arrested on Ralston Avenue and State Route 92 for driving under the influence before...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the fact that Hillary Clinton used her personal email while she was secretary of state?

A little alarming
She should have followed the rules
No big deal
It will likely linger into the presidential campaign
A big deal, but I still support her

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Korean media say US ambassador attacked and hurt
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House panel issues subpoena for Clinton’s personal emails
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US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in..
Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is sharply divided over the tax subsidies that make insurance affor..
McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken
NEW YORK — McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to..
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