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Federal reps call for crab season help: Fishery stunted by hazardous toxin, lawmakers seek support for industry
As commercial crabbers across the state anxiously await word on whether a hazardous toxin could halt the industry that reels in $60 million annually, lawmakers are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to consider calling this year’s fishery a disaster and assist the fishermen whose livelihoods depend on a ...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Officials: King Tides are the future of the coast
The start of the annual King Tides prompted county officials, environmental experts and coastal activists to gather Tuesday morning at areas where San Mateo County is most vulnerable to sea level rise. King Tides, which occur when the sun and moon align creating a more powerful gravitational pull,...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Chancellor found buying alcohol with district funds: San Mateo County Community College District defends official identified in report questioning his spending
Ron Galatolo, chancellor of the San Mateo County Community College District, spent hundreds of dollars from a district expense fund on alcohol during meals enjoyed amidst business trips, some of which spanned the globe, according to a television news report from NBC Bay Area. The NBC report sugges...
By Austin Walsh Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
City approves chain store limits: San Carlos council votes to add layer of review downtown
Chain stores in San Carlos will be required to go through an extra level of review if they want to set up shop downtown as the City Council unanimously approved an urgency ordinance at its Monday night meeting. Chain stores will be required to get a conditional use permit over the next 45 days as c...
By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Minor injury crash blocks two lanes on Highway 101
Two vehicles collided on Highway 101 in South San Francisco early Tuesday morning, causing significant delays for commuters, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials said the crash occurred at 5:51 a.m. near the San Francisco International Airport, blocking two of the highway’s n...
Two wanted for attempted robbery
San Mateo police are on the lookout for two men who tried to rob at gunpoint the Safeway on the 1600 block of South El Camino Real last Wednesday night. At about 9:30 p.m., a female employee walked to the manager’s office where she was detained by two men and held at gunpoint. The men ordered her...
Boy, 17, killed while walking home from school identified
A 17-year-old pedestrian killed when he was hit by an SUV in Pacifica as he walked home from school on Monday was identified as Joshua Delacruz Salas, according to the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office. The SUV hit Salas in a crosswalk on state Highway 35, also known as Skyline Boulevard, near th...
San Mateo County police reports
Smells like trouble A man was arrested for stealing $700 worth of cologne from the Nordstrom at the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo before 5:39 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. Redwood City Hit-and-run. A one way sign was damaged by a vehicle on Roosevelt Avenue before 5:50 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23. Di...

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