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  1. San Mateo County Harbor District fights to stay intact: Board of...Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Fighting for its existence, the San Mateo County Harbor District and its Board of Commissioners are preparing a response to a county oversight agency's report recommending the tumultuous group be dissolved. The commission met Tuesday to discuss its response to the Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCo, draft municipal services review that suggests the county absorb the majority of the special district's duties.

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  2. Officials studying toll lanes: Auxiliary, carpool lanes also proposed for Highway 101Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The heavy congestion and pitiful merges that mar Highway 101 has spawned an idea to add toll lanes to solve the problem although many local officials oppose it. Bad traffic has prompted the City/County Association of Governments to move forward with securing $16.5 million in grants to study the feasibility of adding auxiliary, carpool and toll lanes to ease traffic on Highway 101.

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  3. New hotel faces parking crunch: South City development to offer 128...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    South San Francisco officials are pushing to build a new 128-room business class hotel east of Highway 101, despite concerns there will be insufficient parking spaces to handle demand. Planning commissioners will hear during their meeting Thursday, June 18, a proposal to construct a new, five-story Fairfield Inn and Suites Hotel by Marriott on a nearly 1.5 acre plot of land at 127 W. Harris Ave. But as the project has moved through the planning process, some have expressed reservations that the 93 parking spots proposed to be built on the site will be inadequate to accommodate the travelers and guests at the hotel.

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  4. County to spend millions to construct affordable housingRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will consider Tuesday whether to approve $6 million in funding for seven affordable rental housing projects. The money comes from two pots, $2.5 million in local Measure A funds and $3.5 million in federal Housing and Urban Development funds.

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  5. Class notesRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Monica Nagy will begin serving as principal of Skyline Elementary School in South San Francisco at the beginning of the next school year. She joins the district after serving as an elementary school principal for the past three years in the Franklin-McKinley School District in San Jose.

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  6. New apartments offered in South San Francisco: Proposals for downtown ...Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Another large housing project may rise along the growing skyline of downtown South San Francisco, as officials are set to consider another new development that would bring 83 more residential units to the city. Members of the city's Planning Commission will hear the proposal for constructing a seven-story apartment building at 211 Airport Blvd., located between Baden and Grand avenues, at their meeting Thursday, June 4. The project is the next in line among a slew of large-scale residential developments that have come before the City Council or Planning Commission for consideration this year, as South San Francisco ramps up its effort to offer more local housing options.

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  7. Harbor District sued over hoist: Fishmonger: Commission order for removal wrongRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A long-standing fishmonger is suing the San Mateo County Harbor District after being ordered to take down a controversial hoist he says is the envy of his competitors. Larry Fortado, owner of Three Captains Sea Products, filed the lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday alleging he's lost income since he was denied use of the hoist he used to offload fish from boats at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay.

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  8. Swastika found on South San Francisco high school's field: Nazi...Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The site where South San Francisco students celebrated graduating from El Camino High School was marred in the aftermath, as vandals used plastic tiles left over from the commencement to construct a large swastika on the football field where the ceremony was held. Residents discovered the Nazi symbolism Monday, June 1, and alerted school officials who quickly disassembled the tiles and notified police, said district spokesman Ryan Sebers.

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  9. Belmont teachers ready to accept raise: Belmont-Redwood Shores...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Continuing a recent trend of local school districts offering pay hikes to teachers, educators in the Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District are set to accept a 4 percent raise next year. Teachers and school officials have reached a tentative agreement, which would boost salary and medical benefit payments from the district, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

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  10. South City teachers set to get raiseRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Teachers in South San Francisco are slated to receive a 10 percent raise over the next two school years, bringing an amenable resolution to what had been a publicly contentious bargaining session. Members of the teaching union will receive a 5 percent raise in the 2015-2016 contract year, and an equal pay hike in the subsequent year, according to a tentative agreement reached between the district and the union.

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  11. Nonprofit seeks land for tiny houses: Samaritan House wants to build transitional housing communityRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Samaritan House is looking toward tiny houses as a creative solution to house the homeless but has a big hurdle to clear before it does - finding the land on which to build. Tiny house communities have come online in Petaluma and San Francisco and Samaritan House Chief Executive Officer Bart Charlow thinks a similar community to house the transitional homeless has merit in San Mateo County.

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  12. Man gets 39 years prison for child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A South San Francisco man convicting of raping one of his girlfriend's relatives since the age of 5 and having inappropriate relations with two others was sentenced to 39 years to life in prison Friday. Kyle Clifton Vogt, 39, must serve at least 33 years before he can be considered for parole after a jury found him guilty of 11 felonies that include rape, continuous sexual abuse of a child, sending harmful sexual matter to a minor, six counts of lewd acts with a minor under 14 and two counts of lewd acts with a minor over 14 by someone more than 10 years older, according to the District Attorney's Office.

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  13. Early education gets a big lift: County school districts receive more ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    More than $4 million is being granted to four northern San Mateo County school districts to raise literacy rates of hundreds of young students through expanded preschool offerings. The grants announced Wednesday, May 27, are part of a larger effort called the Big Lift, which has collected $28 million with an aim to replicate the initial effort elsewhere in the county.

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  14. City considering neighborhood parking permits: South City mayor wants ...Read the original story

    May 27, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Due to a severe parking crunch in South San Francisco, officials are considering the best way to address clogged neighborhood streets without implementing a citywide program that would force residents to pay for permits.

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  15. Harbor District in chaos: Interim general manager alleges harassment...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    High tension and drama have become the norm at the San Mateo County Harbor District and even supporters of board President Sabrina Brennan say she's the reason why. But Brennan contends the drama is "avoidable and unnecessary" and that untrue statements attributed to her have left her in a state of shock.

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  16. Vote-by-mail gets push by election chief: All jurisdictions must...Read the original story

    May 13, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The county's chief elections officer is urging all jurisdictions with scheduled elections this November to participate in a pilot program to have all ballots cast by mail rather than at the polls. The program will hopefully increase voter turnout, produce faster results, reduce risk of error and decrease elections costs, Mark Church, San Mateo County's chief elections officer and assessor-county clerk-recorder, told the San Carlos City Council Monday night.

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  17. Fire chars 11 acres on San Bruno MountainRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Firefighters have contained a roughly 11-acre wildfire Sunday afternoon at the San Bruno Mountain State and County Park, according to a fire official. Firefighters responded to a report of a roadside fire shortly after 3 p.m. near the intersection of Dolores Way and Hillside Boulevard in South San Francisco, Cal Fire Battalion Chief Ari Delay said.

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  18. Is metering helping?: San Mateo's Poplar, 101 intersection remains problematicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    As traffic congestion becomes an increasing headache for anyone driving on Highway 101 during rush hour, Caltrans has implemented metering lights at all San Mateo County southbound ramps north of State Route 92 in an attempt to ease flow and promote safer merging. Yet the lights, which took effect this week, are doing little to improve San Mateo's already problematic intersection at Poplar Avenue and the freeway - a long-standing trouble spot that's slated for improvements next year.

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  19. South City's top cop meets community: Town halls give police chief a chance to address residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    South San Francisco Police Chief Jeff Azzopardi is hosting a series of town hall meetings to share information on crime trends in the city, allow the community an opportunity to meet other members of the police force and get feedback from residents regarding the way his department can best serve the public. Azzopardi, who was named chief in September after spending more than two decades with the police department, hosted a discussion at Monte Verde Elementary School Thursday, May 14, to alert the community that vehicle burglary is on the rise locally, hear concerns from residents about neighborhood parking problems and share some of the concerns facing the department, among other issues.

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  20. Police name suspects arrested after chase, crash: Three men...Read the original story

    May 6, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The three men arrested after leading police on a highway chase before crashing into a guardrail will be in court for the first time Wednesday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Arrested were 21-year-old Christian Rivera, of South San Francisco; 22-year-old Mario Alvarado, of Redwood City; and 20-year-old Brian Esqueda, of Burlingame.

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