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San Mateo County businesses cautiously optimistic for loosened COVID restrictions

Struggling San Mateo County business owners desperate to survive a pandemic-induced economic downturn were given hope Monday as the state r… Read more

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San Mateo County nurses sitting bedside as COVID-19 patients die implore public to stay safe

The recent surge of COVID-19 infections hit the Peninsula harder than when the pandemic first reached the region last March, leaving many n… Read more

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Notre Dame de Namur University to remain open

Notre Dame de Namur University announced it would remain open beyond the spring semester of 2021 and continue its transition into a primari… Read more

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Housing imbalance a concern over Foster City redevelopment

The Foster City Council remains concerned about larger housing imbalances in the city that grow through commercial redevelopments, like the… Read more

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Man who allegedly threatened San Carlos church expected to enter mental health program

A man accused of leaving notes threatening to kill the pastor and congregation at a San Carlos Church is expected to enter a mental health … Read more

Sports

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From the sports archives: Half Moon Bay's Emilio Bautista wrestles his way to a Central Coast Section title

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

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From the sports archives: CSM women's basketball holds off Skyline

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

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From the sports archives: Notre Dame-Belmont girls' basketball takes Central Coast Section Division IV title

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

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Serra athletics helped shape Baldonado

Spend any time around Serra athletics and you’re bound to hear terms and phrases like, “brotherhood” or “building leaders of men.” Read more

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From the sports archives: Woodside boys' soccer tops ECEl Camino to maintain stronghold in Ocean Division

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

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Opinions

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Response to readers

It isn’t often I feel the need to respond to readers who have sent letters to the paper about something I’ve written. However, after readin… Read more

Electoral College conundrum

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‘Dream on California’

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No need to rehire finance director

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Lifestyle

RIGHT AT HOME: Space-themed decor brings the heavens indoors

It was a tough year here on Earth, but 2020 was a bright spot for space exploration. SpaceX sent its futuristic Starship to new heights, th… Read more

Millennial Money: 3 things to know if you’re new to gig work

Shutdowns, layoffs and salary cuts brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have left millions of Americans searching for new sources of inco… Read more

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This Day in History

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Obituaries

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Fay Silverstein

Fay Silverstein of San Carlos passed away peacefully in her home on January 15, 2021 at the age of 100 ½. She is survived by her son, Rober… Read more

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Hilda DePaoli Vaughn

Hilda DePaoli Vaughn, age 89, of San Carlos, CA passed away peacefully on January 17, 2021. Read more

Irving Keith Sanders

Irving Keith Sanders “Keith”, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the age of ninety-three. Read more

Business

Prologis: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Prologis Inc. (PLD) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results beat Wall St… Read more

Angry farmers storm India's Red Fort in huge tractor rally

NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesting farmers drove long lines of tractors into India's capital on Tuesday, breaking through pol… Read more

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Arts & Entertainment

Jane Fonda to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Fonda cemented herself into Hollywood allure as a chameleonlike actor and social activist, and now the Golden Globe… Read more

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Budweiser joins Coke, Pepsi brands in sitting out Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer g… Read more

Goade becomes first Native American to win Caldecott Medal

NEW YORK (AP) — Illustrator Michaela Goade became the first Native American to win the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best childr… Read more

Latest honor for Sidney Poitier: A film school in his name

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1963, Sidney Poitier made a film in Arizona, “Lilies of the Field.” The performance led to a huge milestone: He became t… Read more

Upcoming Events

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Senior Showcase Information Fair

SENIOR SHOWCASE INFORMATION FAIR  Resources and services from all of San Mateo CountyThursday, Janu… Read more

Online exhibit - Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State's People, Life, and Land

Menlo Park Library’s very first virtual exhibition explores our state's nature, landmarks, cultures… Read more

Are you having trouble controlling your eating?

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a Twelve Step program of recovery for anyone who suffers… Read more

The Dream Continues: Poetry Writing & Spoken Word Workshop w/ Poet Bianca Brown

This January, we welcome you to join the San Mateo County Pride Center in celebrating the revolutio… Read more

Trans Talks: Gender Affirming Voice Therapy

The Pride Center and Stanford LGBTQ+ Health Program are co-hosting the third instalment of Trans Ta… Read more

Peninsula Avenue Interchange Project Virtual Community Meeting

City of San Mateo Public Works Department welcomes all to a virtual discussion about a proposed saf… Read more

Senior Showcase Information Fair

SENIOR SHOWCASE INFORMATION FAIR  Resources and services from all of San Mateo CountyThursday, Janu… Read more

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Heavy rain night

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51° 48°

Afternoon rain developing. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 40s.

Humidity:71%
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From the Journal archives - Five years ago

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Judge Joseph Bergeron accused of treating women inappropriately

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge has been admonished by the state Commission on Judicial Performance for three incidents of inapprop… Read more

Gas station robbed Saturday night

An armed man robbed a gas station on the 2000 block of Ralston Avenue Saturday night, according to Belmont police. Read more

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Leading nonprofit agency for the homeless rebrands itself: InnVision Shelter Network becomes LifeMoves

The leading nonprofit of homeless services on the Peninsula and Silicon Valley will officially change its name Tuesday from InnVision Shelt… Read more

100 years of fighting infectious diseases: San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District hosts open house

As one of the oldest of its kind, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District is hosting a centennial celebration and invitin… Read more

From the Journal archives - Ten years ago

City pushes for stand-alone fire department

The Belmont City Council voted 4-1 last night to continue moving toward establishing a stand-alone fire department despite an analysis that… Read more

SFO dustup leads lawyer to jail time

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Pair of contractors accused of post-fire fraud

Two contractors accused of improperly doing business with San Bruno homeowners impacted by the gas line explosion and fire appeared in cour… Read more

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