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San Mateo County delivers 15,595 masks for Seton

Masks from San Mateo County are arriving but the state — which is leasing 177 beds for coronavirus patients — hasn’t shipped personal prote… Read more

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More bus cuts considered in San Mateo County

Amid the unprecedented drop in ridership caused by the coronavirus outbreak, SamTrans officials are considering further reductions to servi… Read more

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San Mateo County Fair is canceled

In what is the second closure in 86 years, the San Mateo County Event Center staff announced Thursday the county fair will be canceled this… Read more

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San Mateo council updates small businesses eviction moratorium

The San Mateo City Council Monday signed off on several small updates to the citywide moratorium on evictions of small businesses and nonpr… Read more

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Notre Dame de Namur Belmont creates transfer paths with six colleges

Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont announced Thursday it has formed partnerships with six other colleges that are welcoming transfer… Read more

Sports

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Langi commits to Arizona

Sam Langi, a 2018 graduate of El Camino High School, was not a heavily recruited football player for the Colts, despite his 6-4, 300-pound … Read more

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From the archives: HMB clinches wrestling title

FEB. 14, 2014 — After 13 matches of the Half Moon Bay-Terra Nova wrestling dual meet in Pacifica Thursday night, Terra Nova was clinging to… Read more

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From the archives: Mills wins it in 12 innings

APRIL 18, 2012 — When the Sequoia baseball team pushed across the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, it appeared the Cherokees h… Read more

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Opinions

What do you think of the recommendation to wear masks in public?

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Legislative office turns to constituent service

If you need further evidence on how topsy-turvy things are right now, Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, reports not only is nearly all … Read more

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I count you because I love you

How many are under quarantine? How many have sheltered in place? How many new cases of COVID-19 are there today that we know about, not to … Read more

Who opposes socialism now?

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Lifestyle

Lives Lost: Virus struck Wuhan family, took its patriarch

WUHAN, China (AP) — For more than a month, Wu Di did not know his father was dead. Read more

The show can't go on: Virus halts circus in Netherlands

DRACHTEN, Netherlands (AP) — Circus Renz Berlin’s fleet of blue, red and yellow trucks have had a fresh lick of paint over the winter. But … Read more

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This Day in History

Today in History Read more

Obituaries

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Arthur J. Lempert

Art Lempert died after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He leaves behind his wife of 65 years, Sue Lempert, children and grandchildre… Read more

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Juanita Mary Moraga

Juanita Mary Moraga, late of Burlingame and San Mateo County resident for 45 years, died at her home on March 25, 2020. Beloved wife of the… Read more

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Jeanne F. Lane

Jeanne F. Lane, 78, was granted her angel wings on March 21, 2020 at Stanford Hospital. Her parents were Theodore and Frances Grace. She ha… Read more

Business

The Latest: UN to decide in month whether to delay meeting

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older ad… Read more

California issues first new fracking permits since July

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California issued 24 hydraulic fracturing permits on Friday, authorizing the first new oil wells in the state sin… Read more

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Arts & Entertainment

Singer Pink says she had COVID-19, gives $1M to relief funds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The singer Pink had tested positive for COVID-19, she said Friday, also announcing that she is donating $500,000 each to… Read more

With parks closed, Disney starts furloughs in 2 weeks

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Saying they don't know when they'll be able to re-open many of their businesses with the coronavirus spreading, Walt D… Read more

‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely… Read more

Review: M. Ward drizzles starlight on 'Migration Stories'

M. Ward, “Migration Stories” (Anti- Records) Read more

Upcoming Events

The Marsh Presents "Border People"

Returning from a triumphant six-week run Off-Broadway, Border People will be presented at The Marsh… Read more

Storytelling Workshop

“An enemy,” wrote Quaker peace activist Gene Knudsen Hoffman, “is one whose story we have not heard… Read more

San Mateo Public Library Book Group

The San Mateo Public Library's Book Discussion Group hopes to resume May 7. For more information co… Read more

The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel

The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel
Directed by Troy Johnson
March 6 – April 5, 2020 (Main Stage Ser… Read more

Smart Phone Training iPhone

Free 1-day smart phone training. Is your smart phone challenging you? Learn how to make the sound l… Read more

Landscape Conversion 101

Juanita Salisbury, Lecture:  Do you want to convert your existing landscape to a more efficient and… Read more

Echoes of Them

A Performance of Theatre Exploring Grief and Bereavement Read more

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Weather Today

Mostly clear night

Today

59° 48°

A few clouds. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.

Humidity:77%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:W at 14 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:51:08 AM
Sunset:07:34:30 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Mostly clear nightFri
20%59° 48°
Heavy rainSat
90%57° 51°
Heavy rainSun
100%54° 46°
Scattered showersMon
40%56° 46°
Partly cloudyTue
20%58° 48°
Partly cloudyWed
20%59° 50°
Partly cloudyThu
20%61° 50°

From the Journal archives - One year ago

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Redwood City shelter-in-place ordered due to fallen power pole

Redwood City residents were ordered to shelter-in-place after a power pole was downed by a traffic collision, which also closed a major tho… Read more

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Space for another generation: Homeowner weighs San Mateo’s ADU rules after yearslong planning process

When San Mateo resident Shawn Fahrenbruch purchased his family’s home on Parrott Drive in 2017, he saw an opportunity to create not only a … Read more

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Passage project heads to environmental review

How a plan to build a 961-unit, mixed-use development at the 14.5-acre Concar Shopping Center will affect local traffic congestion, use of … Read more

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San Mateo working on rental rules

How to ensure rules aimed at protecting at-risk tenants who find themselves in unsafe housing are fair to landlords and help those who are … Read more

Burlingame City Council fends for local control

Sensing an encroachment on their authority, Burlingame councilmembers defended themselves against lawmakers proposing to fight the state’s … Read more

From the Journal archives - Five years ago

Ex-Stanford student charged with trying to poison classmates

SAN FRANCISCO — A former Stanford University graduate student has been charged with trying to poison several classmates. Read more

Thousands mourn slain San Jose police officer

SAN JOSE — Thousands of mourners and law enforcement officials from across the country paid their respects to a Northern California police … Read more

California teacher burned in science experiment accident

PALO ALTO — Fire officials in the San Francisco Bay Area say a high school teacher suffered first- and second-degree burns in a science exp… Read more

San Mateo man to plead guilty for role in bid rigging, fraud

A San Mateo man has agreed to plead guilty for his role in bid rigging and fraud conspiracies at public real estate foreclosure auctions, t… Read more

From the Journal archives - Ten years ago

Police reports

Burligame Mafia Read more

Week in review

Caltrain faces massive deficit Read more

Class notes

On Monday, Nov. 2 Portola Elementary School students in San Bruno continued a long tradition of taking a hike. Read more

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