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  1. County talks new pot rules: Board of Supervisors considers the next steps for legalized marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In the face of landmark changes to who can grow and smoke marijuana, San Mateo County officials are slated to discuss how to adapt to Proposition 64. The Board of Supervisors is hosting a study session Tuesday to consider whether to enact restrictions in response to Californians voting to legalize adult recreational marijuana last month. Like many cities throughout the area, supervisors may adopt moratoriums to prohibit commercial operations in unincorporated areas of the county or craft provisions other jurisdictions could use as a model.

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  2. Magic happens in Hillbarn Theatre's - Mary Poppins': Great holiday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Even though Hillbarn's small space doesn't allow for spectacular special effects, director Dan Demers, his cast and crew are so deeply invested in the show that the audience can use its imagination to envision what's happening. For example, in the "Let's Go Fly a Kite" sequence, there's only one small kite at the end of a short rope.

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  3. Cities looking to commercial developers for housing needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    With the jobs to housing imbalance wearing on communities' affordability challenges, more cities are starting to target commercial developers in their quest to help those struggling with the high cost of living. The Foster City Council unanimously approved some of the county's highest linkage fees designed as a way to help offset the impacts lucrative office, retail or hotel developments are having on housing demands.

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  4. San Mateo County police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Plants were stolen from in front of a residence on Emerald Bay Lane Foster City before 3:48 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. Grand theft. Two men were seen robbing a jewelry store before driving off on Grand Avenue before 12:36 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10. Theft.

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  5. Helping make the holidays brighter: Burlingame nonprofit offers free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Executive director Terri Boesch, right, assists Giovanni Polony sign for the holiday meal box he took home with his family. More than 500 locals in need of additional assistance during the holiday season will be able to host their own Thanksgiving meal through the charitable work of a Burlingame nonprofit organization.

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  6. Cop cameras approved in Burlingame: Officials approve adopting gear designed to enhance transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Burlingame police officers will begin wearing cameras on their uniforms under an effort to build more trust with residents through an enhanced commitment to transparency, according to officials. The Burlingame City Council unanimously approved Monday, Nov. 21, allowing law enforcement officials to begin moving toward purchasing the technology and establishing a policy for using the cameras to be worn by Burlingame Police Department officers, according to video of the meeting.

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  7. Foster City seeks rec center inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A leaky roof is prompting the Foster City Council and community to consider creating a new, modern recreation center and the public is encouraged to offer input on what types of amenities are preferred. The city's more than 40-year-old facility at Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park doesn't meet modern seismic safety standards while roof repairs are expected to cost millions.

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  8. Murder details illuminated: Suspect knew victim, worked with accomplice to kill Foster City manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Details emerged Friday about what drove two Southern California men to allegedly conspire to murder an elderly Foster City resident in a case that seemingly sat cold for nearly five years. David Mitchell, 33, and Willie Venable, 66, appeared in San Mateo County Superior Court Friday to face charges for the 2011 murder of Klaus Gachter.

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  9. Foster City developers to pay for housing needs: Council considers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Developers looking to expand in Foster City could soon be required to contribute toward addressing the regional affordable housing crisis as the council considers fees to help offset the impacts of new office, retail and hotel space. Officials will meet Monday to discuss one of the higher linkage fee rates in San Mateo County as the city considers ways to support lower-income earners struggling to afford the area's high cost of living.

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  10. Coastal city eyes pot farming: Half Moon Bay council opts for public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    With Half Moon Bay voters enthusiastically voting to legalize recreational marijuana last week, city officials are seeking public input on whether to consider some of the more relaxed regulations in San Mateo County. While several local cities quickly enacted emergency ordinances to prohibit commercial marijuana operations and restrict how people can grow in response to Proposition 64, Half Moon Bay is poised to take a slower and potentially more lenient approach.

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  11. Cities say - slow down' to legalized marijuana: San Mateo, Burlingame ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Although it will soon be legal to light up a joint or grow your own marijuana, several local jurisdictions are striving to retain control over what's expected to be a multi-billion dollar business in California. With voters legalizing recreational marijuana, San Mateo and Burlingame were the two most recent cities in the county to adopt emergency moratoriums preventing commercial operations from setting up shop in their towns.

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  12. Good newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Jacob and Danielle Storm, of San Mateo, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Oct. 3, 2016. Salvador Ricosantana and Rachel Pale, of E. Palo Alto, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City on Oct. 4, 2016.

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  13. School district buys Charter Square: Foster City shopping center...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    An agreement to purchase property at Charter Square shopping center for a fourth elementary school in Foster City was finalized Thursday, a culmination of years of effort by San Mateo-Foster City Elementary District officials. The district agreed to pay $61 million for the land as well as a new school building to be constructed by Westlake Realty, owner of the property on Shell Boulevard just north of the Beach Park Boulevard intersection.

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  14. Two arrested for 2011 Foster City murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Almost five years after Klaus Gachter was found slain in his Foster City home, two Southern California men have been arrested for the mysterious death. Gachter was 71 years old when he was found dead inside his home on the 600 block of Waterbury Lane around 3:11 p.m. Dec. 16, 2011.

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  15. School district examines election overhaul: By-district system and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The process of electing board members in the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District could soon undergo a major overhaul according to a couple of potential shifts up for discussion by officials. The district Board of Trustees will discuss Thursday, Nov. 3, moving to a by-district election system while also shifting election years to align with the state calendar as part of an effort to enhance voter participation.

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  16. Mayor wants separation of school district: School officials express...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Foster City Mayor Herb Perez favors separating from the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District to allow for establishment of a new school system better positioned to address the needs of his community. Ongoing discussions by school officials to acquire the Charter Square shopping center for construction of a fourth Foster City elementary school are ground zero for the basis of Perez's argument.

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  17. OP-ED: Where's the beef?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Many years back, there was a successful television campaign in which the cutest little lady asked the question "Where's the Beef?" The point being while many hamburger establishments claimed to serve large portions of beef, they simply did not. It is time to re-ask the question and perhaps slightly alter the campaign to read; "Where's the school?" The San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School Board of Trustees has once again steadfastly refused to provide any clarity or information regarding the Measure X bond and the promises made to the residents of Foster City.

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  18. No charges against mayor: DA: Inconsistent accounts of traffic dispute in Foster CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Charges will not be filed against a local mayor who was placed under a citizen's arrest by a woman with whom he allegedly had a traffic dispute. District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said his office would not file a misdemeanor battery charge against Foster City Mayor Herb Perez related to a incident Sept.

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  19. Foster City to explore new rules for pot: Officials consider ban on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As polls show California voters are leaning toward legalizing recreational marijuana, some local municipalities are considering pre-emptively adopting restrictions to deter commercial pot growers from setting up shop. On Monday, the Foster City Council will consider an emergency ordinance that would go into effect should statewide voters approve Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, in the looming November election.

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  20. The chamber's leadership program celebrates 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    According to Rachel Del Monte, when she became executive director of the San Mateo County YMCA, "The [San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce] Leadership Program was the best way to meet the leaders of our local community. No other networking opportunity has helped me develop my network of professional colleagues like Leadership.

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