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  1. EPA fines Sims for Bay pollutionRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Sims Metal Management was fined $189,500 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice Thursday for polluting San Francisco Bay with scrap metal debris, including toxic mercury, lead, zinc and PCBs, in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. Since at least the early 1990s, Sims operated a conveyor belt without adequate pollution controls to prevent materials from falling off the conveyor and into the Bay, according to the agency.


  2. Alibaba, Box making newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant set to launch Friday what some say may be the largest initial public offering ever, is also setting its sites on San Mateo. The Silicon Valley Business Journal, which covers local real estate and business better than any publication, reports that numerous industry insiders say Alibaba just signed a lease for 20,000 or 25,000 square feet at 400 S. El Camino Real in San Mateo.


  3. West Nile infected mosquitoes found, multiple cities to be fogged ThursdayRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Portions of Belmont, Foster City, Redwood City, Redwood Shores and San Mateo will be fogged Thursday night after mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus were found Tuesday. The fogging will occur between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. in a primarily residential area bounded by Regan Drive to the southwest, Belmont Slough to the east and Beach Park Boulevard to the north, according to the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District.


  4. Cloud company Box moving to Redwood City: Lease deals takes up entire ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City's explosion of downtown construction nabbed a big win this week with news that cloud content management company Box Inc. will be moving its global headquarters into the Crossing/900 project currently being built. Box, which currently has its headquarters in Los Altos, will rent the entire 334,000-square-foot building complex at 900 Middlefield Road.


  5. City tries removing corner - sign lady': Redwood City calls woman at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Estrella Benavides, known for hoisting large signs covered in incoherent messages, is a public nuisance by blocking the public right of way at a busy intersection with an expanding pile of debris, according to Redwood City officials taking her to court. Redwood City is seeking an injunction against Benavides, making it the latest Peninsula city to try prohibiting her from setting up camp on city sidewalks.


  6. Cities in running for anti-butt campaign: Environmental group Save...Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Two San Mateo County cities - including one whose tough anti-smoking rules generated widespread headlines - are in the running for a targeted campaign to curb cigarette butt litter. Redwood City and Belmont are among 16 cities labeled cigarette butt hot spots by environmental protection group Save the Bay as part of its "ButtFreeBay" campaign asking the public where to begin.


  7. New murder sentence for gang slaying: Judge reduces life without...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A 23-year-old Redwood City man convicted as a teenager of killing a 19-year-old man at a party six years ago was resentenced Friday to 50 years to life in prison. Ricardo Garcia, who was 17 when he killed Solomone Zarate, was serving life without parole after his 2010 conviction as an adult of first-degree murder with a special gang allegation that made him parole ineligible.


  8. Alleged burglars flee congregation, found fixing fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Three cousins pleaded not guilty Monday to burglarizing an apartment above a Redwood City church during services Sunday and fleeing from the congregation when confronted, prosecutors said. Daniel, John and Peter Beskalis, ages 18, 26 and 23, respectively, were arrested when they were found fixing a fence they damaged as they ran, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.


  9. Editorial: Yes on Measure HRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The San Mateo County Community College District and its three campuses, College of San Mateo, CaA ada College in Redwood City and Skyline College in San Bruno, serve approximately 40,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of goals in their education. Some are looking to transfer to a four-year university, some are looking to get some career training and others are looking for lifelong learning opportunities.


  10. Red light cameras shut down: South City takes down devices four years ...Read the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Although the South San Francisco City Council voted 4-1 back in March to not continue its red light camera program, the cameras didn't become inoperable until early August. In 2010, the city fronted $1.5 million in refunds for the almost $500 tickets after an administrative error nullified tickets generated from cameras at two locations.


  11. Martial arts instructor pleads no contest to molesting studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A San Mateo martial arts instructor accused of inappropriately touching two young female students pleaded no contest to two counts of child molestation in return for up to three years in prison. Meng Ricky Wong, 38, of Redwood City, may receive less time but will be required to register as a sex offender for life after his sentencing Nov. 19. Wong was originally charged with four felony counts of molestation that carried a potential life sentence if convicted of abusing multiple victims.


  12. College district seeks $388M bond: Proponents say measure fulfills...Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    To update aging facilities and provide new technology needed for an evolving job market, the San Mateo County Community College District is putting a $388 million bond measure on the November ballot - but those opposed say the measure will saddle the district with huge debt. The school board voted July 23 to authorize Measure H that would allow for construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or replacement of college facilities, including furnishing and equipment for school facilities that encompass 550 acres and more than 1.6 million square feet of classrooms, labs and other instructional space.


  13. San Carlos pushing for improvement district: Downtown businesses...Read the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    San Carlos may become the latest Peninsula city to create a business improvement district and officials appear eager to begin the process sooner rather than later. Discussion of a district, in which property owners are levied annually to fund services beyond what the city provides, has been happening for the last two years and the council budgeted $60,000 for consulting services in fiscal year 2015-16.


  14. VA employee sentenced to six months jail for stealing gasRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs employee was sentenced Wednesday to six months in jail in Redwood City for stealing more than $4,000 worth of gas from the VA over the past year, San Mateo County prosecutors said Thursday. Matthew Johnson, 49, pleaded no contest to embezzlement for using a work-issued gas card to fill up his personal vehicle, according to the District Attorney's Office.


  15. Four charged in attempted jail escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    It wasn't quite "The Great Escape" but four inmates at the county jail tried breaking out of their cells over the summer by crafting four makeshift ropes and breaking an exterior window, according to authorities.


  16. Middlefield Road redesign recommended: Plan calls for three lanes, parallel parking and bike lanesRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A main San Mateo County thoroughfare in North Fair Oaks will be converted into three lanes of traffic with bike lanes and parallel parking if county supervisors ultimately approve the recommended plan for its multi-million dollar makeover.


  17. Good News: Birth announcementsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Gareth Gibson and Nina Pascuzzi of Belmont, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequioa Hospital in Redwood City Aug. 10, 2014.


  18. Broadway By the Bay stages polished - Dreamgirls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    R&B, soul and pop from the '60s and '70s take center stage in "Dreamgirls," presented in a highly polished production by Broadway By the Bay.


  19. Boys arrested for ransacking, burglarizing Hillsborough homeRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Three juveniles were arrested in Hillsborough Thursday for burglarizing and ransacking a home after an unmarked police car chased them because they were behaving suspiciously, according to police.


  20. Redwood City man identified as pilot who died in crashRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Marin County Coroner's Office has identified the pilot of the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane that crashed west of Novato last week as 51-year-old Robert John Madge of Redwood City.


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