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Downtown San Mateo’s Atlas Skateboard Shop helps with food insecurity

It all started with a sneaker: the Concepts x Nike SB Dunk High Pro “Turdunken.” Read more


Salmon season delayed for Half Moon Bay fishermen

Fishermen in Half Moon Bay are facing a shortened commercial salmon season off the California coast due to low Chinook salmon stocks follow… Read more


San Mateo gets feedback on General Plan

San Mateo continued its General Plan process with a Thursday community workshop aimed at public feedback on its proposed land-use plan alte… Read more


Foster City police warn of theft and use of garage door openers

In the last week, the Foster City community has experienced an increase in thefts from unlocked vehicles. Most of these thefts occurred ove… Read more


San Mateo County police reports: Weekend • April 17-18, 2021

All bumper, no car: The front bumper of a car with the license plate still attached was dumped inside a San Bruno resident’s secured yard o… Read more



Hillsdale football beats Aragon for the third time in row — first time since 1976-78

For a split second, it appeared the Aragon football team would get one last shot at the end zone when Dylan Kaye seemed to haul in a Daren … Read more


Serra baseball shoots down Burlingame in extras

It wouldn’t be a high school baseball season on the Peninsula without Serra traveling to Burlingame for the annual non-league, Friday night… Read more


Basketball, volleyball starts next week for San Mateo Union High School District schools

Six county teams have an official start date for indoor sports. Read more


South City has a memorable softball opener

It’s a trifecta. Each of the South San Francisco Unified School District’s three new high school diamonds is a hit. Read more


San Mateo County high school and college sports roundup

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Ramping up

President Biden’s plan to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure has started discussions in some circles around what actually qualifies as “i… Read more


A time of change

We are now over a year into the pandemic and have finally gotten slightly used to the often long, lonely days at home and seeing our friend… Read more

Look at the broader picture

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Higher youth voting rates

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This Day in History

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Retired Ohio sheriff and tiny K-9 partner die the same day

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio county sheriff and his tiny police dog were inseparable, their lives unwaveringly intertwined. Read more

Singer with disability shines in Ali Stroker's new kids book

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway star Ali Stroker says she always felt like her “most powerful self” when onstage, and now as the co-author of a ne… Read more



Jean Veronica Fazzio

Jean Veronica Fazzio, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, peacefully passed away in Belmont, CA with her adoring husb… Read more


Mervyn Covey

Mervyn Jack Covey MD, AKA ‘Doc’, August 20, 1931 - May 5, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at Poplar Creek Golf Course, Par3 at 170… Read more


Basil Emery

Basil Emery, 100, passed away on April 7, 2021 at his home in San Mateo, CA. Basil was born January 5, 1921 in Ferriday, Louisiana to the u… Read more


Cuomo retreats from open news briefings that made him a star

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Read more

SolarWinds hacking campaign puts Microsoft in hot seat

BOSTON (AP) — The sprawling, monthslong hacking campaign deemed a grave threat to U.S. national security came to be known as SolarWinds for… Read more

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Arts & Entertainment

Military bands kick off Prince Philip's funeral procession

WINDSOR, England (AP) — WINDSOR, England — Prince Philip’s coffin has emerged from the State Entrance of Windsor Castle as those taking par… Read more

The Latest: Philip's coffin emerges for funeral procession

Events and reaction marking Prince Philip's funeral: Read more

Cuomo retreats from open news briefings that made him a star

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Read more

From Russia to Britain, Philip's royal ties spanned Europe

TATOI, Greece (AP) — Prince Philip's life spanned a century of European history. His family ties were just as broad, with Britain's longest… Read more

Upcoming Events


What's New in Housing: An Update on Funding & Planning for Homes

Affordable Housing Month 2021 - Virtual Event Read more

The Importance of On-Location Research in a Digital World

San Mateo County Genealogical Society presents: Read more

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop- May

Support. Information. Hope.This Second Saturday Divorce Workshop is being held onSaturday, May 8th … Read more

Cooking Demonstration: Guamanian Food

Learn about the food of Guam—and cook along, if you like—with chef Brian Perez of Yami Grill. Read more

“Healing Together”: Free live webinar open to public to offer insights and advice to help us re-engage with courage, connection and compassion

What:            Children's Health Council (CHC), the Bay Area’s oldest and largest learning differ… Read more

Dad's Hangout: A Virtual Fatherhood Learning Community

Come make connections with other fathers, learn new parenting abilities, and share lived experience… Read more

Addressing our Climate Crisis Through Affordable Housing Advocacy

Affordable Housing Month 2021 - VIRTUAL EVENT Read more

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Weather Today

Partly cloudy


67° 47°

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s.

Cloud Coverage:25%
Wind:WNW at 13 mph
Chance of Rain:3%
UV Index:8 Very High
Sunrise:06:31:29 AM
Sunset:07:46:54 PM

This Week's Forecast

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Partly cloudyMon
11%64° 47°
Partly cloudyTue
7%59° 47°
Partly cloudyWed
7%61° 46°
Mostly clearThu
6%63° 46°
Partly cloudyFri
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From the Journal archives - One year ago


Man, 18, arrested in unincorporated Redwood City for alleged molestation of a minor

An 18-year-old man was arrested in unincorporated Redwood City Thursday for allegedly molesting a minor under the age of 14, the San Mateo … Read more


New order requires face masks in San Mateo County

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Downtown San Mateo restaurants hang on through takeout orders

Manuela Fumasi misses getting to be a good hostess. Read more


San Mateo considers closing some streets to cars

Inspired by Oakland, San Mateo officials are considering temporarily closing certain streets to cars or at least reducing speed limits so r… Read more


DA: Stay-at-home violation is connected to San Mateo homicide

Police on April 10 issued the first citation for a violation of the stay-at-home order in San Mateo County and the infraction is related to… Read more

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