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Zoppé Italian Family Circus is a drive-in affair in Redwood City

For the 13th consecutive year, the Zoppé Italian Family Circus is coming to Redwood City. Read more


San Mateo County: When it comes to census, extra time counts

San Mateo County officials say they’re prepared to push for a complete Census count through Oct. 31, following a federal judge’s decision t… Read more


San Mateo bans flavored tobacco

The San Mateo City Council on Monday unanimously approved a ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes in the city a… Read more


Modest marks for Millbrae’s Moxy

A new hotel proposal in Millbrae received a lukewarm reception from officials who felt the modern design required more refinement before mo… Read more


Former historic site OK for Burlingame rebuild

The site of a former historic home in downtown Burlingame received the final OK to be rebuilt into a mixed-use development by officials who… Read more



From the sports archives: Serra High School finally snaps 34-game football losing streak to St. Francis High School

Given the suspension of athletics in the county, the Daily Journal decided to dive into our 20-year archives to bring readers some of our f… Read more


From the archives: Serra High School finally snaps 34-game football losing streak to St. Francis High School team

OCT. 7, 2006 — There are moments that live forever. Read more


A youth sports morass in San Mateo County

There has been a recent lament among the high school sports scene that sees club and private coaches getting to do more activities than hig… Read more

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Think of the children

Years ago, when my wife and I moved here, Redwood City seemed an ideal place in which to raise children. In addition to its many wonderful … Read more


The second pandemic

Throughout the past few weeks, the California wildfires have caused the state’s air to move all around the Air Quality Index. Our sky becam… Read more

Candidate endorsements

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Editorial: Land, Zuniga for San Mateo Union High School District board

With longtime Trustee Marc Friedman leaving his position on the San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees, there is an opportu… Read more


Social media and COVID shaming: Fighting a toxic combination

In the spring, Rick Rose drew the wrath of strangers after he practically shouted on Facebook that he wasn’t buying a face mask. Two months… Read more

In leaders' UN videos, the backgrounds tell stories, too

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the world to “reject attempts to build blocks to keep others out” as an image of h… Read more


This Day in History

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Albin Joseph Uhrich

Albin passed away peacefully on September 21, 2020 with his loving granddaughters by his side. He was born in San Francisco and went to the… Read more


Annette Mish

Annette Mish, 97, of Foster City/San Mateo, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2020. She was at home surrounded by family. Born in Broo… Read more


Gary N. Leopold

Gary Neil Leopold, age 88, passed away September 5, 2020 at Redwood City, California surrounded by his loving family. Neil was born in Leba… Read more


The Latest: Germany virus cases rise by more than 2,500

BERLIN — Germany recorded another rise in daily COVID-19 cases, with authorities confirming a further 2,507 infections in the past 24 hours… Read more

Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine probe

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The health minister in Australia's Victoria state has resigned in the fallout from an inquiry into why security… Read more

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Arts & Entertainment


Zoppé Italian Family Circus is a drive-in affair in Redwood City

For the 13th consecutive year, the Zoppé Italian Family Circus is coming to Redwood City. Read more

Billie Lourd introduces newborn son in surprise announcement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Billie Lourd has announced the birth of her son. Read more

Former exam administrator pleads guilty in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former college entrance exam administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking bribes to help wealthy parents rig their kids' t… Read more

Milan Fashion: Marni avenges lockdown with global video

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week continued in disjointed, discombobulated style for the third day on Friday, veering from the physical to th… Read more

Upcoming Events


The Path to a Carbon-Free Future

Sustainable San Mateo County's 24th annual Indicators Report Launch will feature keynote remarks by… Read more


Nature's Inspiration

Celebrate nature on Sunday, September 27 from 5-6:30 PM at Green Foothills' annual celebration, Nat… Read more


Virtual JOB FAIR

Job Seekers. Meet Employers Read more

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Group: Station Eleven

Emily St. John Mandel's post-apocalyptic novel: Survivors and victims of a pandemic strive to prese… Read more

All EArs Toastmasters Club Weekly Meeting

All Ears Toastmasters Club provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in whic… Read more

La Peninsula - A Sylvan Sanctuary

Learn about the settlement of the Peninsula with lecturer Michael Svanevik! Clean and tranquil, awa… Read more

Artist Salon - On Hiatus

NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 Concerns, the Artist Salon is on hiatus until further notice.  Sorry for an… Read more

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From the Journal archives - One year ago


Bay Area home sales slip to nine-year low

Home sales in the Bay Area hit a nine-year low during the month of August, according to new data released Thursday by financial services fi… Read more


Man accused of stabbing neighbor in Redwood City last month pleads not guilty

A 22-year-old man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to an attempted murder charge for allegedly stabbing his neighbor in Redwood City last month… Read more


Woodside Deli to close in October

It’s the end of an era as Woodside Deli, a Redwood City mainstay since the 1950s, is closing its doors sometime in October.  Read more


Noah Winchester might take stand today

Whether a former San Mateo police officer nearing the end of his shift guided an intoxicated woman into the Coyote Point Recreation Area in… Read more


San Mateo burglary arrest nets East Coast murder suspect

Three New York men were arrested in an auto burglary sting in San Mateo Tuesday and then it was discovered one of them is wanted for murder… Read more

From the Journal archives - Five years ago

Caltrain strikes two unoccupied vehicles

A northbound passenger train struck two unoccupied vehicles on the tracks at Broadway in Burlingame Friday evening, according to Caltrain o… Read more


Standing the test of time: Burlingame art gallery and framing shop celebrates 100 years

The more things change, the more things stay the same. Read more

Pot grower gets six months jail, three years probation

A 53-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to six months in jail and three years probation for charges stemming from a marijuana growing ope… Read more


Man ordered to stand trial in Belmont killing

A 19-year-old Turlock resident has been ordered to stand trial in the fatal stabbing of his friend in Belmont in April, San Mateo County pr… Read more

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