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  1. Social Capital in Education ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Before our final exhale, the vast majority of us want more than anything to find comfort in knowing that we have successfully secured a better life and future for our children. Of the many ways we can work to accomplish that, ensuring that our children have access to quality education appears most reliable.

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  2. Hilltop views draw Redwood City residents outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    With hilltop views of the San Francisco Bay and the cities that surround it, Redwood City's Farm Hill neighborhood is home to many residents eager to spend time outside. When Rene White and his wife moved to their home on Lonesome Pine Road some 36 years ago, they were trying to find a home office for their video and graphic design business.

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  3. No contest plea for drugging, raping menRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A man accused of drugging and raping multiple men for seven years starting in 2007 pleaded no contest to 14 counts of sodomy and agreed to a 30-year prison sentence Friday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Pacifica resident Joseph Paul Courtney, 31, also admitted Friday to having a forcible sex act with a victim with knowledge he had AIDS, resulting in a three-year enhancement to his sentence included in the 30-year term he now faces, according to the District Attorney's Office.

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  4. Three displaced in Pacifica home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Heavy flames were shooting from the rear of the home on Kathleen Court when firefighters responded to the fire around 2 a.m., Saturday, according to the North County Fire Authority. Firefighters attacked the fire from the back and front of the two-story home using hose lines.

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  5. San Bruno wins Joe D crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    After losing their best player to the travel-ball ranks, and seeing several key starters lost to injury during the season, San Bruno was content to eke out wild-card entry into the state playoffs. And with that, San Bruno managed to just get past Half Moon Bay in the wild-card, play-in game with a 3-2 extra-inning win, earning the sixth and final seed in the Joe DiMaggio State Tournament.

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  6. The new realignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    "Four ideological roots are the bedrock of each political party that governs our nation - believe it or not, you each identify with one of them." That is what my political theory professor at Howard University said to my class.

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  7. Marine sanctuariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In regards to the article "Coastal advocates defend marine sanctuaries" in the July 15 edition of the Daily Journal, it is backwards for a president to unilaterally undo what took advocates decades to bring forth in protections for our coast. On any given day, you see people of different ethnicities on the Pacifica Pier fishing through the night.

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  8. Woman rams police car, crashes into school buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A West Sacramento woman allegedly rammed a Pacifica police vehicle Saturday night and then crashed into a school building following an attempt by police to stop her on suspicion of reckless driving, police said. Heather Byrnes, 31, was arrested following a report at 8 p.m. of someone driving recklessly near the intersection of Nataqua and Reina Del Mar avenues on the edge of Calera Creek Park.

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  9. Pacifica contractor pleads no contest to defrauding customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Pacifica businessman plead no contest Monday in a Redwood City courtroom to taking money from two customers without providing any goods or services, San Mateo County prosecutors said. Sergiy Smelyansky, 56, was in business selling custom windows when he took money from an elderly couple and another victim between Feb. 27 and March 31, 2016.

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  10. Government WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    This is one in an ongoing series of town halls that Speier has hosted since the 2016 elections.

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  11. Hillsborough Little League - S10-11s to host Section 3 tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Through five wins, Hillsborough outscored its opponents 42-22, but that includes a 6-5 win over San Mateo National in the second round and a 13-11 comeback over Pacifica American in the semifinals, a game in which Hillsborough was down to its final out in the sixth inning before rallying back to win it in extras. The 4-1 win over Menlo-Atherton in Tuesday's championship game was a fitting conclusion to a tournament that left manager Doug Robbins' manicure a mess.

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  12. Pacifica Joe D sweeps Fourth of July tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Two years removed from winning the Joe DiMaggio League championship, the Pacifica Gamecocks are looking to reclaim the title this summer. The Gamecocks made a statement toward that goal in Napa at the 41st Annual Keith Connelly Fourth of July Tournament, sweeping through five games in four days culminating in a 10-1 win over North Bay Hardcore in Tuesday's title game at Borman Field to claim the tourney championship.

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  13. Pacifica American claims District 52 Majors titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Pacifica American's starting pitcher fired five innings of two-hit baseball to lead the green-and-gold to a 2-1 victory over San Mateo American in the District 52 Little League Majors All-Star Tournament championship game Tuesday morning at Holbrook-Palmer Park. "He was very composed and hitting his spots," Pacifica American manager Fran Dickinson said.

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  14. Fireworks vendors expect booming salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    While lounging with buddies at the fireworks stand he has run in San Bruno for the past dozen years, Mike Palmer awaited the last minute boom of business showering over the booth like sparks from the Independence Day sky. From a parking lot outside The Shops at Tanforan in one of the two San Mateo County cities still allowing legal fireworks sales, Palmer oversees transactions benefiting the city's Colt League baseball organization.

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  15. Pacifica American walks off in District 52 Majors semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    There's always some kind of magic when Pacifica American collides with the District 52 All-Star Little League Tournament. In Friday night's Majors winners' bracket semifinal at Burgess Park, it was Henry White who wielded his wand to give P-Town its most momentous win of the 2017 tournament.

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  16. Pacifica man sentenced for road rage beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Pacifica man convicted of beating another driver who was on his way to see his sister after she came out of a coma was ordered to pay the victim $30,200 and was sentenced to four years in prison Friday, according to prosecutors. However, a San Mateo County Superior Court judge put an immediate stay on Richard Rainville's sentence and he was ordered to serve one year in county jail and five years probation, according to prosecutors.

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  17. Nick's at Rockaway Beach turning 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The celebration has already begun and will culminate with a big party on July 4, live music by the California Cowboys and, of course, hobby horse races. The story of Nick's is a story of four generations engaged in a family business which evolved together with the North Coast.

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  18. Preparing to steal the show: Youth exhibitors showcase steer at the San Mateo County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    While school and one or two extracurricular activities are enough to keep most high school students busy, for Jenna Jaramillo, that schedule is missing morning and evening trips to the Pacifica farm where she cares for her steer, Bentlee. For the past nine months, the Pacifica resident and high school sophomore has been watching the jet black steer she purchased with some help from family gain more than 600 pounds, just in time for the San Mateo County Fair's youth livestock auction this weekend.

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  19. P-Town hitting stride in Colt League actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Pacifica's Ajay Hayes singles for one of his two hits in a 10-4 win over San Bruno in Colt League play Tuesday evening at Lara Field. Three years ago, the District 52 Pacifica American All-Stars team made a legendary run through the 11-12-year-old tournament, coming within one game of reaching Williamsport, Pennsylvania and the Little League World Series.

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  20. School choice lacking in our education systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    It was not until I reached my sophomore year in high school that I was able to attend private school, thanks only to my parents' hard work and commitment to my educational achievement. Unlike the public schools I attended for most of my life, this private school required all students to wear a blazer and tie, arrive early for every class and demonstrate qualities of leadership at every opportunity.

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