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Land swap could be on fall ballot: Crowd divided over proposed San Carlos city, school trade
The possible land swap between the city of San Carlos and its elementary school district is on a tight timeline to meet the deadline for the November ballot, with a decision necessary in the next two months on whether to even head in that direction. The San Carlos Elementary School District has a...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Antibiotics legislation aims at farms, hospitals: Kevin Mullin and Jerry Hill focus on stemming use from multiple angles
With growing research on how the widespread use of antibiotics in both farm animals and as prescribed in hospitals is rendering them less effective, three legislative proposals are taking aim at both sides of the issue. Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, and state Sen. Jerry Hill, D...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Cathy Wright sworn into Belmont City Council
Longtime community activist Cathy Wright embarked on a new role after being sworn into the Belmont City Council Tuesday night. Wright was appointed by the four other members of the City Council April 9 to fill the seat vacated when former mayor Christine Wozniak abruptly resigned Feb. 10. She se...
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
Man charged with burglarizing Redwood City spa
A 32-year-old man found bleeding outside a Redwood City spa 11:10 p.m. Monday with hundreds of dollars in bloodied bills apparently shattered the glass front door with his body while an employee slept upstairs, according to prosecutors.Deputies responding to the worker’s 911 call arrested Alan Pa...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Peninsula councilmembers to travel to China
Two Peninsula city councilmembers are expected to join mayors from other Silicon Valley cities and make a trip to China to seek investment and connections with local Chinese entrepreneurs and officials. Burlingame Mayor Michael Brownrigg and Millbrae Vice Mayor Robert Gottschalk will likely visit ...
By Angela Swartz Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Explosives found in vehicle in San Francisco
Authorities have identified the man who was arrested in San Francisco’s Presidio after a U.S. Park Service officer allegedly found explosives in the back of his vehicle. Park service spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet says a park service police officer pulled 46-year-old Eric Smith, of San Francisco, ...
San Francisco mayor announces LinkedIn expansion
The professional networking company LinkedIn has signed a lease for an entire 26-story building under construction in San Francisco’s Financial District. Mayor Ed Lee and co-CEOs of global property developer Tishman Speyer, Jerry and Rob Speyer, made the announcement Tuesday. The city’s Office...
Port of Redwood City to open new wharf: $17M modernization project meets new standards
The Port of Redwood City’s $17 million modernized wharf, the first of its kind for cargo ships in the San Francisco Bay Area that meets the latest operational, seismic and sea level design standards for both it and adjacent shoreline, will be dedicated and opened Wednesday. The modernized wharf r...
Daily Journal staff report FULL STORY
Resident targeted in phony IRS agent scam
South San Francisco police are seeking a suspect who tried to defraud a resident earlier this month using a “Green Dot” payment card scam. On April 10, the suspect called a resident in the 100 block of Longford Drive and identified himself as an Internal Revenue Service agent, police said. He ...
Early-morning burglars strike Belmont Walgreens
Belmont police are on the lookout for two men who were captured on security cameras breaking into the Walgreens on the 900 block of Ralston Avenue early last Friday. At approximately 4:15 a.m., Belmont police responded to a burglar alarm at the location and discovered one of the glass front doors ...
Two seek control of Controller’s Office
With two candidates campaigning to be the county controller — an elected job that hasn’t been contested in several years — contenders Joe Galligan and Juan Raigoza addressed several issues to help voters determine their choice on the June 3 ballot. Galligan and Raigoza sat down with the Daily...
By Michelle Durand Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Government Watch
State government • Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, and state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, will host a district office open house 4 p.m.-6 p.m. May 1 at 1528 S. El Camino Real Suites 302 and 303 in San Mateo. City government • The Burlingame City Council appointed incumbent R...
San Mateo County police reports
Wrestling with death A man with a crew cut was reported after he came to a doorstep and asked for the Ultimate Warrior on Lincoln Avenue in Burlingame before 4:48 a.m. Sunday, April 20. Millbrae Possession of controlled substance. A man was found to be in possession of a controlled substance on...

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First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets
WASHINGTON — Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the govern..
South Korea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher
JINDO, South Korea — As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ag..
Michigan man among first in U.S. to get 'bionic eye'
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnose..
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