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  1. Reporters' notebookRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The San Francisco Giants announced the upcoming World Championship Trophy Tour which includes stops in San Mateo County. All three trophies - 2010, 2012 and 2014 - will pop into the Daly City Hall rotunda from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28 and the San Mateo Elks Lodge from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2. The viewings are free to the public on a first-come, first-served basis although a $2 donation is suggested to benefit the Junior Giants leagues hosting the event.

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  2. O Christmas tree: Leftover trees sent out for recycling or donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    While families across the country gather around to celebrate with a glass of eggnog, a few carols and to unwrap gifts, the numerous jolly Christmas tree lots around San Mateo County have been leveled to dirt about as quickly as they sprouted up. Despite a few Christmas Eve shoppers picking up a last-minute tree to deck their halls, some retailers are left having to dispose of the unchosen trees by either recycling or donating them.

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  3. Assemblyman makes plans for his final years in office: Rich Gordon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    At the beginning of his final term in office, Assemblyman Rich Gordon seeks to address sea level rise, homeless youth, recycling, education and more as he prepares his legislative package for the coming year. Gordon, D-Menlo Park, sought his third term November to continue tackling statewide concerns he's well versed in and return to social justice issues he worked on before beginning his political career.

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  4. Signs pointing to better economyRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    If you're looking for signs that the U.S. economy is growing and that the job market is improving, just talk to small business owners. Revenue is up 40 percent this year at the New York-based company with more customers paying $60 to $85 - three or four times what a supermarket cake costs - for confections made of paper-thin pastry dough and flavored with ingredients like green tea and chestnuts.

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  5. Redwood City man allegedly hits broken-down car, injures two in DUI crashRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A Redwood City man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after he allegedly struck two people in San Carlos who were attempting to fix their broken down car and then fled the scene, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. Isaias Boror, 25, allegedly struck a broken-down blue Honda Accord from behind on southbound El Camino Real and Brittan Avenue around 10:49 p.m. Monday as it was stopped in a lane of traffic, sheriff's officials said.

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  6. A winter giveaway: Peninsula man's family planning Christmas giveaway to homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    "He was the type of kid when we would see someone homeless on the street he would ask: Can I have five dollars?" Uribe said. "He was so good-hearted."

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  7. SAMCAR Community Service AwardRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    SAMCAR Community Service Award winner Mike Boos accepting his award from 2013 SAMCAR Community Service Award winner Frank Vento at the organization's 2015 Installation Luncheon Dec. 5 at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City. Michael Verdone was installed as president.

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  8. Good newsRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Asim Husain and Sabah Mansoor, of Atherton, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Nov. 25, 2014. Andres Rodriguez and Patricia Grimes, of Redwood City, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Nov. 26. 2014.

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  9. Transferred teacher returns to Kennedy Middle School: Redwood City...Read the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A former union president in Redwood City is being reinstated into the position he was involuntarily transferred from last school year. Bret Baird, a physical education teacher, was transferred from Kennedy Middle School, where he taught for 22 years, to Clifford Elementary School at the start of the 2013-14 school year for "just cause" pursuant to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between the Redwood City Elementary School District and Redwood City Teachers Association, or RCTA.

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  10. Deputy pleads not guilty to felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gangmember to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty to two felony charges on Tuesday, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Wednesday. Juan Pablo Lopez, 51, is charged with conspiracy to commit a crime with a gang enhancement and conspiracy to obstruct justice with a gang enhancement, Wagstaffe said.

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  11. Editorial: Finding a flooding fixRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Some low-lying areas are more prone to flooding and we haven't seen the magnitude of Thursday's storm in these parts for quite some time. Still, there must be something to be done to prevent flooding issues at two mobile home parks in Redwood City and one in the unincorporated area of San Mateo County near Belmont.

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  12. Cleanup begins: Some still can't return to homes damaged from storm, CSM shelter availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Peninsula residents whose homes were affected by flooding from last week's storm are still picking up the pieces as some return home and others remain in temporary spaces. The Red Cross opened a service center Monday at the College of San Mateo Building 8 gym for residents displaced by the flooding.

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  13. Trailer park evacuees shelter after heavy storm: Thursday rainstorm...Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Thursday's rainstorm lingered into Friday but dry skies soon met those still contending with the water-logged aftermath - including 53 evacuees from two Redwood City mobile parks and school officials who saw 2 inches of flooding in recently built classrooms at Monte Verde Elementary School in San Bruno. The evacuees spent the day surveying their water-damaged homes and receiving assistance from the Red Cross.

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  14. Storm closes Peninsula schools: Unprecedented flooding, concerns about power behind decisionsRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Students across the Peninsula had the West Coast equivalent of a snow day, as school was canceled at some schools Thursday because of high winds and heavy showers. The Burlingame, Millbrae, Redwood City, San Bruno Park and San Mateo-Foster City elementary school districts, along with the South San Francisco Unified School District and Skyline College in San Bruno closed their campus doors mostly due to flooding and power outage concerns.

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  15. Drenched: Bay Area storm proves powerful - Officials say preparation helpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    One of the largest storms in five years rolled through San Mateo County Thursday and caused numerous road closures, flooding, power outages and school closures; while officials say preparations and social media played a major role in safely navigating the inclement weather. The peak rainfall hit between 4 a.m. and 10 a.m. but wasn't projected to let up until Friday evening, said Steve Anderson, forecaster with the National Weather Service.

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  16. Downtown Redwood City plan tweaked in favor of office spaceRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City's blueprint for downtown development is being tweaked to increase the allowable office space but overall density will remain the same by reducing housing and retail limitations. The council, with Councilman Ian Bain voting no and Councilwoman Diane Howard abstaining, directed staff to move ahead with the proposed changes and required environmental review.

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  17. City to partner on rec center revamp: Redwood City, YMCA moving...Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City and the YMCA of Silicon Valley are moving a step closer to building a joint recreation complex to replace the antiquated Veterans Memorial Center at Red Morton Park and potentially draw younger seniors. The city and YMCA were individually pursuing new projects - the former to replace the 1956-era veterans center and the latter to expand its Hudson Street building - when they opted to try working together.

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  18. Teen appointed to governor's commission: Notre Dame de Namur...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Hoping to advocate for students struggling to pay for college, Redwood City's Jessica Foresti is the latest student selected to serve on the Gov. Jerry Brown's Student Aid Commission. Foresti, 19, a sophomore chemistry major at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont participated in her first meeting on the commission Nov. 13. During her two-year term on the commission, she wants to be able to make some leeway on ensuring every student has an equal opportunity to get help going to college.

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  19. All aboard the Holiday TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    This weekend marks the 12th year Caltrain will be sending its special holiday train down the line to spread holiday cheer at nine stations. A Christmas-themed train will stop at several stations Saturday and Sunday to put on a performance for spectators and families at each platform.

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  20. Storm soaks Bay Area: Wet weather expected to last through ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Flooding, blocked roads and transit disruptions were reported throughout the Bay Area Tuesday because of the stormy weather expected to last into Thursday, officials said. The National Weather Service Tuesday morning issued an areawide urban and small creek flood advisory that lasted until 7:30 p.m. This week's storm is expected to bring up to 4 inches of rain in coastal mountain areas and up to 2 inches in lower-lying areas.

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