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  1. San Francisco fire crews knock down 3-alarm blazeRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The fire in the city's Potrero Hill neighborhood began around 6:45 a.m. Thursday. Smoke was visible from a major nearby highway, as firefighters tried to knock the blaze down.

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  2. San Francisco creates court only for veteransRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A San Francisco court system that emphasizes rehabilitation over punishment for those accused of low-level crimes has created a weekly offshoot to hear cases involving veterans. The Community Justice Center has put 60 veterans through its veterans court program since it was started about a year ago.

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  3. Susan's City SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    CELEBRATE NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH SETH MACFARLANE AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL. Broadway and jazz hits make up the New Year's Eve program as singer, songwriter, actor, producer and director Seth MacFarlane joins the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall.

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  4. Gov. Brown picks aide to lead troubled California utility boardRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Gov. Jerry Brown named a former adviser on Tuesday to be the next head of California's troubled utilities commission, replacing a regulatory chief accused of back-channel dealings with utilities. Michael Picker, a former adviser to Brown on renewable energy and a former board member of a California utility, was Brown's pick to lead the California Public Utilities Commission, the governor's office said in a statement.

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  5. Storms expose rare fossils on Pacific Coast beachesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The storms that struck California this month have led to the discovery of fossils on beaches and mountains along the Pacific Coast that date back anywhere from 5,000 to 10 million years, according to a news report. This week, marine biologist Giancarlo Thomae found a meglodon tooth on a Santa Cruz beach that could be 10 million years old.

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  6. Downtown draws new interest: South City infrastructure changes down...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Plans are continuing for a revamp of downtown South San Francisco that aims to create a more vibrant, transit-supportive, diverse area while protecting and celebrating its historic nature. In July, the city released a draft of the Downtown Station Area Land Use Plan, a guide to developing properties within the half mile area of the city's Caltrain station over the next 20 years.

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  7. Design of Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier OK'dRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Golden Gate Bridge is closer to having a long-debated, $76 million suicide barrier installed to stop dozens of people each year from jumping to their deaths from the San Francisco icon. The design calls for stainless-steel cable nets reaching out 20 feet from the bridge, 20 feet below the span.

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  8. A love of Italian: School of Italian Language and Culture in South...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    For 44 years, children and adults alike have been making their way to South San Francisco to learn the language of Leonardo da Vinci and Sophia Loren. At the School of Italian Language and Culture in South San Francisco, students spend Saturday mornings learning about Italian culture and the language.

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  9. Former city managers make top five highest paid list: South City, San ...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In an effort to promote transparency on how taxpayer dollars are spent, the state Controller's Office released its fifth year of salary data Monday revealing two San Mateo County cities paid a high price for their city managers in 2013. San Mateo and South San Francisco made the list for the top five highest paid city managers, however, the former city leaders' retirement that year contributed to their rankings and their replacements' contracts have since been thinned.

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  10. Officer on leave after tweets threaten protestersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Northern California police department put one of its officers on leave Monday and is investigating threatening comments from his Twitter account about demonstrators who have participated in protests over the recent deaths of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri and New York. The San Jose Police Department said Officer Phillip White was sidelined after officials learned of statements made Saturday from his Twitter account.

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  11. Waterlogged Northern California gets more rainRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A new storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged parts of Northern California, causing minor road flooding, scattered power outages and airport delays. The rain was coming down hard in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday morning, making for a treacherous commute.

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  12. Letter: Don't alienate the solutionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Bike riders are part of the solution to Bay Area traffic, not part of the problem of transit. The number one reason cited in transit surveys by people choosing not to take public transit is that it's incompatible with their schedule.

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  13. Rain DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    If you're reading this, then you likely made it through Thursday's Stormageddon, or Stormapocalypse, or what I tried to call "El Once." It was kind of a play on El Nino, and the fact that Thursday was Dec. 11, and "Once" is Spanish for 11, and then maybe it's a once-a-year type of storm.

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  14. Governor activates emergency operation center for stormRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The governor's Office of Emergency Services has activated the state's emergency operation center today and for the next few days to support cities and counties impacted by a storm tearing through the Bay Area, agency officials said. The National Weather Service declared flash flood and high wind warnings for much of the Bay Area today and said winds could reach 45 mph with gusts of up to 70 mph.

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  15. Montgomery, San Bruno BART stations closedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Montgomery and San Bruno BART stations are closed this morning because of problems related to stormy weather in the Bay Area, agency officials said. The Montgomery station in downtown San Francisco closed because of a power outage, BART officials said shortly after 7:35 a.m. Trains are not stopping at the station and riders are being asked to go to Embarcadero or Powell stations instead.

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  16. OP-ED: Violent Bay Area protests detract from causeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Strange things happen in the Bay Area, and we're close enough to remember most of the many protests and odd municipal laws in Berkeley and San Francisco that elicit bemused smiles from many people in these parts. It's easy to just shake your head, grin and dismiss it with one short sentence: "Yeah, that's the Bay Area."

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  17. City weighs in on plans for three prime parcels: San Mateo reviews...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In preparing for development of vacant former gas stations into residential, retail and office spaces, San Mateo city officials have a tall order for the future of its downtown three corners site. The proximity of the three empty lots at the intersection of Third Avenue and El Camino Real prompted the Planning Commission to review the sites' pre-applications back to back.

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  18. Bay Area loads up on sandbags: Residents and officials brace for heavy stormRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The powerful storm expected to pack hurricane force winds and heavy rain triggered emergency preparations across Northern California on Wednesday, with residents gathering sand bags, crews clearing storm drains and San Francisco school officials canceling classes for the first time since 9/11. As much as 8 inches of rain could fall on coastal mountains over a 24-hour period starting late Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.

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  19. Dragons FC soccer swoops into BurlingameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Nick Swinmurn moved with his family from England to Cupertino when he was 7 years old. But his passion for soccer was the one thing he believed connected him to his roots.

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  20. Renewed efforts to curb antibiotics in animals: Legislators propose...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    State Sen. Jerry Hill and Assemblyman Kevin Mullin are gearing up for another year of working to battle antibiotic-resistant infections by striving to curb the overuse of nearly 70 percent of the nation's antibiotics currently being given to livestock and poultry. Hill, D-San Mateo, and Mullin, D-South San Francisco, proposed legislation that failed last legislative session, but say the issue is critical to public health and are dedicated to continuing their efforts.

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