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

    Monday Jun 18 | 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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  2. Second round for salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Commercial fishermen are counting down the days until they're allowed to catch salmon off the California coast for the second stint in this limited season. They'll be able to cast their lines from Pigeon Point to the Mexican border from Tuesday, June 19 to Saturday, June 30, after the season opener, which spanned May 1-7.

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  3. Ferdinand is new Serra ADRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Justin Ferdinand, formerly the athletic director and boys' water polo coach at Half Moon Bay, will take over as the Padres' AD. Ferdinand fills the role vacated by Dean Ayoob, who announced in April that he was stepping down at the end of this school year after eight years guiding the Padres' athletic department.

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  4. Iconic pier teardown underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Demolition of the iconic, but dilapidated Romeo Pier in Half Moon Bay began last week, a process expected to take three to four weeks and cost $2.3 million. Built in 1944, the pier was a hub of fishing activities for decades, but fell into disuse in the 1980s.

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  5. Half Moon Bay adopts budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Half Moon Bay City Council unanimously adopted the balanced operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2018-19, which includes a structural surplus to be spent, in part, on upgrades to Carter Park. The surplus totals $704,116, with general fund revenue at $16,540,058 - up 3.5 percent over fiscal year 2017-18 - and expenditures at $15,835,942, which is 7.3 percent more than the previous fiscal year, largely because of the items approved in the council's budget study session in May, said Yulia Carter, acting deputy city manager, administrative services and finance.

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  6. Things I don't understandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    No matter how many times these things are explained to me, I still don't understand how planes fly in the sky, how bond yields versus prices work and how people maintain washboard abs. I know it's physics, finance and a combination of crunches, broccoli and lean protein, but it will never be in my realm of understanding.

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  7. Voters to decide on cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Despite its overall support for the highly controversial cannabis nursery ordinance, the Half Moon Bay City Council agreed to instead let voters decide if the community will embrace commercial cultivation of the plant. That was the consensus after a contentious meeting June 5 when more than 60 residents turned out to weigh in on the proposed ordinance, which would allow non-flowering baby cannabis plants to be grown in the city's agriculture zones and sold outside of the city.

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  8. Restoration of former homeless camp underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A homeless camp along Pilarcitos Creek in Half Moon Bay is being completely cleared but work remains on shelter services. The homeless encampment behind the Safeway in Half Moon Bay was officially closed on May 15, and now efforts to restore the habitat along Pilarcitos Creek and provide services and shelter to the displaced campers are underway.

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  9. Wildlife-centered art studio opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Leaping deer on the side of a Redwood City cafe, foxes gathering at Facebook headquarters and 375 million years worth of bird evolution at Cornell University are just a few subjects and locations of murals by local artist Jane Kim. The painter and science illustrator is best known for large-scale public installations, but her anatomically precise depictions of wildlife can also be found in museums, textbooks and most recently at Ink Dwell studio in Half Moon Bay.

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  10. Donovan: - SBest in NAIARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Following a standout two-year career at College of San Mateo, Half Moon Bay native Harlee Donovan continued her upward ascent at Southern Oregon University, where she earned the 2018 NAIA National Player of the Year award. College of San Mateo softball head coach Nicole Borg said Harlee Donovan's ascent to one of the nation's best softball players occurred at the end of last season when Donovan's Southern Oregon University Raiders were beaten by Oklahoma City University in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics World Series.

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  11. Commercial cannabis to vote in HMBRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Half Moon Bay City Council is set to vote on regulations for nurseries that grow and sell baby cannabis plants at a meeting June 5 as four advisory ballot measures on commercial cannabis in general are being prepared for the November ballot. The ordinance would only allow non-flowering cannabis starter plants to be grown in the city's A-1 agricultural zones and in greenhouses on land where they already exist.

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  12. No prison for drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The boyfriend of a woman found in February with a gunshot wound to the head in Half Moon Bay is headed to the county's mental health court for sentencing after a judge Wednesday decided against sending him to state prison for felony convictions of possessing cocaine, Xanax and other controlled substances for the purposes of selling them, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  13. Honor roll: The week's top performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Carly Watts, Terra Nova girls' track and field. The junior electrified the crowd at the CCS track championships by claiming gold in both the discus and shot put.

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  14. Track and field athletes compete for CCS titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    With the end of the track season upon us, athletes are trying to come up with their best performances of the season, to date, in the Central Coast Section championships at Gilroy High School Friday. As is usually the case, schools from San Mateo County are well represented, with a chance several finish in the top-3 and advance to the state meet next month.

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  15. Half Moon Bay sees two hotel plans emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Plans for two new hotel developments - one of which would be part of a resort - in Half Moon Bay are in the works that combined would bring more than 340 guest rooms and thousands of square feet of conference space to the small coastal community. A Hyatt Hotel proposal for 1191 Main St. was reviewed by the Planning Commission at a study session in March, and is currently in the environmental review process.

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  16. HMB, Hillsdale ousted from CCSRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Half Moona SBay's Marissa Terra drove in three of the Cougars' four runs, including this first-inning single during an 11-4 loss. SAN JOSE - The second-seeded Santa Catalina softball team didn't need any more help when it took on third-seeded Half Moon Bay in a CCS Division II semifinal game.

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  17. Former Comcast technician charged in thefts during home visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Redwood City resident arrested last month as a suspect of thefts in Comcast customers' homes was charged with three felony and two misdemeanor charges related to three home visits in 2016 and 2017 Monday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Christian Arias Monroy, 31, is out of custody after posting a $130,000 bail bond and faces felony grand theft, felony and misdemeanor elder theft and petty theft for incidents in which he allegedly took jewelry from bedrooms where he was installing cable equipment, according to prosecutors.

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  18. Two wins, two different waysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    While the Burlingame and Carlmont baseball team accomplished their ultimate goal of winning their Central Coast Section tournament openers Wednesday, the teams were on the opposite ends of the spectrum. The Panthers scored 12 runs in the first inning on their way to a 14-0, five-inning, mercy-rule win over Aptos in the Division II bracket, while the Scots needed 12 innings to top Alvarez-Salinas, 3-2 in Division I. "Baseball is funny," said Carlmont manager Rich Vallero.

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  19. Half Moon Bay wants to spend surplus on parksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Half Moon Bay's budget outlook appears rosy for the next fiscal year, with a structural surplus the City Council is eager to spend on one or two significant park projects. A Carter Park upgrade and plans for a new community park with sufficient open space for picnics and ball games was discussed at length during a study session on the city's budget Tuesday.

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  20. Half Moon Bay to adopt smoking restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Guided by recent polling that suggests broad support for restrictions on smoking in Half Moon Bay, the City Council is set to limit tobacco sales and ban smoking outdoors and possibly in multi-family buildings as well. That was the direction provided by councilmembers at a meeting Tuesday following another discussion on the topic in February and public opinion surveys conducted in late March.

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