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  1. Nora returns in - A Doll's House, Part 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    It has been 15 years since Nora Helmer famously slammed the door and scandalously abandoned her home, husband and children in Henrik Ibsen's 1879 "A Doll's House." Now she's knocking on that same door in Lucas Hnath's 2017 "A Doll's House, Part 2," presented by Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

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  2. Lesson from Cal loss: BYU football can't afford sloppy play and communication breakdownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Micah Simon can't hold onto a catch as he's taken down by California Golden Bears cornerback Josh Drayden during Brigham Young University's home opener against the University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.

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  3. BYU football stumbles in disappointing home loss to CalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    BYU fans watch as officials deliberate after a play during Brigham Young University's home opener against the University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.

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  4. Know It AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Koalas rarely drink water. The word koala means "no drink" in the Aboriginal language.

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  5. Taser wielded in alleged lingerie robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Taser, a $3,000 heist from a lingerie store and high-speed highway chase that ended with a crash resulted in police nabbing four alleged thieves Tuesday afternoon. A man and three teenage women were arrested after police were called to the Hillsdale Shopping Center around 3:10 p.m. Aug. 29 on reports of a robbery at the Victoria's Secret, according to San Mateo police.

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  6. Bay Bridge set to open around Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Despite broken earthquake-safety bolts that threatened months of delays, California transportation officials approved a plan Thursday to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge around the Labor Day weekend as originally planned. The Toll Bridge Oversight Committee voted unanimously at a public meeting to approve a temporary fix for the bolts and open the span Sept.

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  7. Feds sign off on temporary Bay Bridge fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Plans to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as scheduled on Labor Day got a boost when federal officials signed off on a temporary fix for cracked seismic safety bolts that have threatened to delay the opening by months. In a letter, the Federal Highway Administration said it was "impressed" with the level of expertise used to come up with the temporary fix and saw no reason to delay opening the bridge to traffic before long-term repairs are finished.

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  8. US students turn grief into tech startup after France attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in the French city of Nice when a man plowed a huge truck through the crowd, killing 86 people and wounding 200. The University of California, Berkeley incoming senior ran through mobs of people to escape the chaos and later joined classmates to search hospitals and plaster the city with flyers of fellow students reported missing in the July 2016 terrorist attack.

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  9. Fights break out between groups of demonstrators at rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland, Oregon, deployed "flash bang" devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters. The number of arrests and injuries wasn't immediately clear.

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  10. Reporters' notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    After 22 years with San Mateo County, deputy county manager Mary MacMillan bid adieu and retired Friday, July 26. Mary asked for no fanfare with her departure but coworkers planned a farewell fundraiser for her favorite charity, Puente, and raised a few thousand dollars, Puente serves the coastside for health, literacy, employment and leadership development. Seeking new furry friend? Visit the T.A.I.L.S. graduation at 2 p.m. Friday at the Hall of Justice in Redwood City to meet Flash, Chespita, Clifford, Violet and other dogs ready for adoption after weeks of training and socializing by county jail inmates.

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  11. A robotic hand can juggle a cube - with lots of trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    That's how much virtual computing time it took researchers at OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence lab funded by Elon Musk and others, to train its disembodied hand. The team paid Google $3,500 to run its software on thousands of computers simultaneously, crunching the actual time to 48 hours.

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  12. California's fiery former congressman Ron Dellums dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California's first black congressman, died Monday from cancer, according to a longtime adviser. He was 82. A former Marine who got his start in politics on the City Council of the liberal enclave of Berkeley, he defeated a labor-backed Democrat to win his first election to Congress in 1970.

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  13. California's fiery former congressman Ron Dellums dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California's first black congressman, died Monday from cancer, according to a longtime adviser. He was 82. A former Marine who got his start in politics on the City Council of the liberal enclave of Berkeley, he defeated a labor-backed Democrat to win his first election to Congress in 1970.

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  14. City discussing six-acre redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A six-acre patch of land south of Ralston Avenue and east of Highway 101 currently home to a Hobee's and Motel 6 may be redeveloped into an area with two hotels and 300,000 square feet of office space - all in an effort to increase Belmont's tax revenue. "Things happen a little slower in Belmont.

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  15. WeWork lands in San MateoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Come December, 1,650 desks for workers in a wide array of industries are set to become available near the crossroads of Highway 101 and State Route 92 after the coworking space company WeWork announced its lease at a four-story office building at 400 Concar Drive earlier this month. The company will join the software company Medallia at the 300,000-square-foot complex at the corner of Concar Drive and Delaware Street.

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  16. High finance hits low points in - Dry Powder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In this drama by Sarah Burgess, Rick , founder and president of a private equity firm in New York City, wants to invest its cash on hand. Seth , a co-founding director, believes he has found a luggage company that would make a great investment.

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  17. Separating AI wheat from chaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    One immediate question comes to mind when discussing artificial intelligence. Does it work or does it just sound cool? Organizations need that answer before spending lots of resources and efforts into AI, sold in sleek ways by merchants of technology baseness.

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  18. Patterson leaving legacy as San Mateo city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Larry Patterson, 68, who has been the city manager of San Mateo for the last five years and the city's Public Works director for 13 plans to retire in December. He will be a hard act to follow.

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  19. New chaptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    On May 7, two important events occurred. Firstly, I turned 18 years old; the long-awaited day marking the end of my childhood finally arrived.

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  20. Unlikely visitor, Rev. Graham campaigns in liberal BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Rev. Franklin Graham says he is coming to Berkeley in peace and in a longshot attempt to sway voters to support evangelical Christian candidates.

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