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800 years, and a happy birthday
Tomorrow we celebrate the 239th birthday of the great American experiment — the first, and hopefully not last, democracy. Though some may argue that July 4, 1776, was not the actual date for the birth of our nation in that the states had formed constitutions months before and it was declared Jul...
By Jon Mays FULL STORY
 
OP-ED: Strong leadership at the San Mateo Union High School District
This week, the San Mateo Union High School District is transitioning from Scott Laurence as superintendent to Kevin Skelly. This leadership transition is taking place as the school district is thriving both educationally and financially. The successes of the school district are due to the combined e...
By Marc Friedman FULL STORY
Letter: San Bruno theater
Editor, Developers and cash-crazed public officials are lauding a new development monstrosity: an 83-unit three-story building above a parking garage on a 1-acre footprint across from single-family homes on San Mateo Avenue in San Bruno (“Showtime for San Bruno theater demolition” in the June 2...
Letter FULL STORY
 
Letter: The benefits of toll, carpool lanes
Editor, I must respectfully take issue with some of the statements Jon Mays made in his June 26 column “The trouble with toll, carpool lanes.” Carpool lanes are designed to encourage people to carpool, and they do. I live in Alameda and work in Foster City. My companion and I breeze through t...
Letter FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
How will you be spending the Fourth of July?

Out and about at public gatherings
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Out of town
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