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  1. Uber expands Spanish-speaking service to New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Uber on Monday extended its option for customers to request a Spanish-speaking driver to New Mexico - the nation's most Hispanic state by percentage of population. The ride-hailing company said the launch of uberESPAQOL would help expand service and help Spanish-speaking residents and tourists move more freely in the state.

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  2. Hamilton' was a hit: Now for - Broderick'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    "Hamilton," the musical that recently won 11 Tony Awards, is based on America's most famous duel, the one between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Is Broadway ready for a sequel entitled "Broderick"? Probably not, but there are interesting parallels between the Hamilton-Burr duel of 1804 and the face-off in 1859 in which U.S. Senator David Broderick was killed by former Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court David Terry.

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

    Saturday Aug 20 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Vehicles were seen going straight in a right turn only lane near Old County Road and Harbor Boulevard in Belmont before 7:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1. Shoplifting. A San Francisco man was cited for attempting to steal $149.95 worth of items on the 500 block of El Camino Real before 12:38 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17. Burglary.

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  4. Self-driving Uber cars to carry passenger soon in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In a few weeks, Uber will start using self-driving cars to carry passengers in Pittsburgh, raising the stakes in the fast-track race to deploy autonomous vehicles. The ride-hailing company said Thursday that customers will be able to opt into the test program, which will use autonomous Ford Fusions summoned by the touch of a smartphone.

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  5. Official: California wildfire in 2015 sparked by pot farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A fire that destroyed 43 homes last year in a largely rural area north of San Francisco was sparked by an illegal marijuana growing operation, officials said Wednesday, while the two suspects fled the country before they could be questioned. The Rocky fire burned about 108 square miles in Lake, Yolo and Colusa counties, destroying 43 homes and 53 outbuildings before it was contained.

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  6. Navy names ship after gay rights advocate Harvey MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Navy is naming a ship in honor of the late gay rights leader Harvey Milk, who served in the Navy for four years before he began a career in San Francisco city government. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Tuesday that Milk displayed tremendous courage fighting for the rights of the LGBT community.

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  7. Dreaded Bandit' bank robbery suspect nabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    He was arrested Friday in San Francisco and is thought to be the same individual who robbed a San Mateo bank by gunpoint in May. The suspect, whose nickname refers to his habit of wearing disguises including makeup and fake dreadlocks, is wanted in connection with a series of takeover-style robberies, including two in June and July at the same Comerica Bank branch on Union Street in San Francisco. In each of those robberies, the suspect displayed a handgun and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the FBI.

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  8. U.S. organ network mapping a path to fairer liver transplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The nation's transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity: Where you live affects whether you get a timely liver transplant or die waiting. Desperate patients sometimes travel across the country to get on a shorter waiting list - if they can afford it.

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  9. Former El Camino track star Gerardo Castro bound for CalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As Gerardo Castro looks forward to beginning his Division I track and field career as a transfer junior at Cal next season, he is setting his sights sky high. A graduate of El Camino, the men's 800-meter specialist wrapped up his community college career by bringing home the state championship in the event for City College of San Francisco with a time of 1 minute, 52.45 seconds.

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  10. Teen's memorial fountain to honor first responders: Eagle Scout...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A South San Francisco teen raising money to install a memorial water fountain honoring first responders said he hopes the project takes him one step closer to earning his Eagle Scout honors while also achieving a larger goal. "I'm hoping the project might create a stronger bond between the community and first responders in general," said Andrew Dean, who is spearheading the effort to build at the corner of Magnolia and Grand avenues a memorial for police, firefighters, soldiers and others who died while in the line of duty.

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  11. An adventure in cable carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Though I was born in San Francisco, I had never ridden a cable car in my youth. The bus, heck yeah.

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  12. Pacific Gas and Electric found guilty of obstructing investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A federal jury found California's largest utility guilty on Tuesday of misleading investigators about how it was identifying high-risk pipelines after a deadly pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area. The blast of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  13. South San Francisco examines new downtown development: Hotel,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A new condominium project, hotel or luxury apartment building may soon be erected in downtown South San Francisco, as officials further explore opportunities to expand and develop the city's burgeoning core commercial district. City councilmembers and planning commissioners will convene during a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10, to discuss a variety of development opportunities for a piece of city property at 200 Linden Ave., near the intersection of Baden Avenue.

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  14. Florida officials go into damage-control mode over ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    At least that's what officials and representatives of the state's multibillion-dollar tourism industry are thinking in the wake of the news that 16 people have been infected with Zika in a small, trendy neighborhood in Miami. The outbreak has sent another chill through the Sunshine State's all-important tourism industry just weeks after the Orlando nightclub massacre and the killing of a 2-year-old boy by an alligator at nearby Walt Disney World.

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  15. San Mateo County: The Brooklyn of San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    During the 1960s and 1970s "Manhattanization" meant - and never in a nice way - turning San Francisco into a cramped city with a downtown dominated by skyscrapers. Some might use it today to describe the rapid vertical growth on the Peninsula.

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  16. Former Serra student shot dead playing Pokemon GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Calvin Riley, a 2015 graduate of Serra High School, was shot and killed Saturday night in San Francisco. He was 20. Riley was in the Fisherman's Wharf area with a friend playing Pokemon Go when he was shot in the chest by an unknown assailant.

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  17. Eddie D' finally gets his bust in - SCantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    After such a long wait to be enshrined in Canton, Ohio, alongside the most accomplished NFL contributors, it's no surprise he wants his every word to be just right. "I'm a basket case, a nervous wreck.

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  18. Prosecutors criticized for reducing fine: Potential PG&E penalty for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The surprising decision by federal prosecutors in San Francisco to drop pursuit of a potential $562 million fine against one of the nation's largest utilities after a deadly pipeline blast marked the second time in recent months that the office has backed down in a high-profile criminal case against a major corporation. The move Tuesday involving Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  19. DUI repeat offender arrested again on suspicion of DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    An alleged repeat DUI offender was arrested Wednesday morning by South San Francisco police who allege he was driving drunk again, police said. Officers arrested 53-year-old South San Francisco man William Aguero after they responded at 7:14 a.m. to King and Newman drives where they allegedly found Aguero passed out behind the wheel of his car.

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  20. Judge bars use of FBI recordings in bid rigging caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A federal judge in San Francisco has barred the use of secret recordings made by FBI agents without a warrant in front of the San Mateo County courthouse during auctions of foreclosed properties in 2009 and 2010. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer issued the ruling Monday in a case in which five real estate investors are charged with rigging bids and carrying out mail fraud in connection with the auctions.

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