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It’s back to the ’50s: Broadway By the Bay stages long-running Broadway rock musical ‘Grease’

It’s back to high school in 1959 as Broadway By the Bay presents “Grease,” the long-running Broadway musical that has become a staple for n… Read more

In Belmont visit, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier focuses on housing

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier stopped by Belmont Monday morning for a meeting with officials and residents that largely focused on housing and en… Read more

Sen. Scott Wiener seeks state housing law amendments

The lawmaker responsible for crafting the year’s most divisive piece of housing legislation is taking another crack at state housing policy… Read more

San Carlos charter school transition complete

San Carlos school officials finalized the conversion of Heather Elementary School from a dependent charter school to a traditional public s… Read more

San Mateo County police reports: Tuesday • June 18, 2019

Love you to leave: A concerned father called police after his son’s ex-girlfriend threatened to burn down the house and slept on the front … Read more

Government Watch

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Softball Player of the Year: Carlmont’s Ashley Trierweiler

Ashley Trierweiler’s Carlmont softball career ended like it began — on a hitting streak. Read more

Baseball Player of the Year: Woodside’s Joseph King

Ain’t no one going to outwork Joseph King. Read more

Boys’ Tennis Player of the Year: M-A’s Tim Berthier

Tim Berthier has had quite the tennis career at Menlo-Atherton. A four-year varsity player, Berthier steadily made his way up the Bears’ la… Read more


Chicken liberty

When I began my tenure on the San Carlos City Council, there were two grocery stores on Laurel Street. Both offered great convenience to re… Read more

Time to make government more family-friendly

Last year I was elected to the Redwood City Council in a group of peers across the county that included more minorities, women and young pa… Read more

Shame on Caltrain

Editor, Read more


RIGHT AT HOME: Outdoor decor that's 'out there' and edgy

The outdoor furnishings market has been dominated for years by wicker-look resin furniture and beachy prints. Spindly folding lawn chairs h… Read more

San Francisco weighs 1st US city ban on e-cigarette sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to b… Read more

Italian woman who was Europe's oldest person has died at 116

MILAN (AP) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. Read more


Diana Landis

Diana died after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born and raised in Oakland, CA. Her parents were Paul and Ruth Thomas. She… Read more

Kathy Sue Miner

On April 25th, 2019, Kathy Sue Miner passed away unexpectedly, due to complications from a heart attack. She was 60 years young. Read more

Ata’ata Hihifo Paengalau

Ata’ata was a resident of Stockton, Ca. but a native of VaVau Tonga from the Makave group. Read more


Adobe: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $632.6 million. Read more

Cherokee: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cherokee Inc. (CHKE) on Tuesday reported a loss of $2.3 million in its fiscal first quarter. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Tree that some say inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' topples

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A century-old tree with a long trunk and bushy branches that some believe was the inspiration for fictional Truffula trees… Read more

Review: Book 'Wild and Crazy Guys' stars '80s film funnymen

"Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever" (Crown Archetype), by Nick de Semlyen Read more

Review: Novel dissects divorce with sharp, funny scalpel

"Fleishman Is in Trouble" (Random House), by Taffy Brodesser-Akner Read more

Upcoming Events

Free Workshop For Owners Of Rental Properties

3 Secrets Of Savvy Rental Property Owners! Read more

Complimentary Luncheon for Seniors

Please join us for a Complimentary Senior Luncheon at the spectacular, The Magnolia of Millbrae. Le… Read more

Bricks By The Bay Exposition

A fun-filled, family friendly weekend is waiting for you! Explore and enjoy the amazing "UneXpected… Read more

Professional TV Station Tour

Ever been interested in being on TV, making your own TV, or Filmmaking? Come check out your local p… Read more

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is offering free spay/neuter clinics.  These clinics are de… Read more

Make Your Own TV Show Summer Camp

Students learn all the skills they need to produce, direct, and star in their own TV shows in our p… Read more

Portola Art Gallery Presents Larry Calof's "Learning to Fly"

Portola Art Gallery Presents Larry Calof's "Learning to Fly" Read more

Weather Today

A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.


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A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

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From the Journal archives - One year ago

New monthly fare rate for Caltrain to take effect

Caltrain is about to increase the monthly pass rate from 14 to 15 days starting with July pass sale period beginning Thursday, June 21. Read more

Construction boom means revenue hike

Though a boom in construction projects may be boosting the housing and office stock in cities across the Bay Area, for San Carlos, it is cr… Read more

Police reports

Could be dirty Read more

Fighting for a second chance following youth incarceration

By the time Redwood City resident Daniel Casillas was released from a juvenile detention facility some four years ago at age 17, he had spe… Read more

Dam bridge inches closer to completion

PG&E crews relocating a high voltage overhead power line to a frame under the Crystal Springs Dam Bridge are helping inch closer to com… Read more

From the Journal archives - Five years ago

Probationer charged with annoying children

A San Mateo man on probation for trying to chat up a high school student on campus and touching her leg is facing new charges for allegedly… Read more

District’s overcrowding committee working on engagement options: Next Steps trying to find right balances of thoroughness, efficiency

Deciding on how much community engagement to do before formulating ideas on overcrowding issues in the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary Sch… Read more

New management for Mavericks: Local surf competition organizers pair with Cartel Management

When the next winter swell picks up monstrous enough to draw surfers from all over the world to risk their lives and compete in the renowne… Read more

Sequoia Hospital Foundation names new president

The Sequoia Hospital Foundation announced Gail Rudolph, CFRE joined the organization as its new president this week. Read more

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