Local News - San Mateo

Man crossing U.S. to honor 9/11 victims nearly done

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
POMONA — A San Diego man who has been crossing the country for seven years collecting signatures honoring victims of the Sept 11 attacks says hersquos finally in the home stretch The San Gabriel V

Brown pursues lasting policy legacy

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
SACRAMENTO — Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again get elected to a fourth term as governor After sidelining opponents an

Puppy found during Massachusetts drug bust

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
LAWRENCE Mass — Police searching the pockets of a suspected drug dealer in Lawrence Massachusetts got an unusual surpriseAn officer pulled out a tiny three-week-old pit bull puppy and handed

Pumpkin Festival parade

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
Children dressed in traditional Mexican costumes commemorating Dia de los Muertos parade through downtown Half Moon Bay during the 41st annual Pumpkin Festival Saturday Oct 18

Celebrating 50 years of Caminar

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley with 49ers great Guy McIntyre at Caminar for Mental Healthrsquos 50th anniversary celebration at Levirsquos Stadium Sept 25 The event raised 410000 for the nonp

Renewing vows and encouraging hope

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
Glenda a longtime YMCA employee and Dave Jones renewed their vows for the fifthnbsptime in front of their Sequoia YMCA family in Redwood City Every day Glenda a Parkinsonrsquos survivor encourages Y

Playing bingo to help the blind

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
The Foster City Lions Club held its eighth annual White Cane Bingo and Dinner fundraiser at the William Walker Recreation Center in Foster City Saturday Oct 4 with proceeds dedicated to eye conserva

Good News: Birth announcements

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
Lonny and Michelle Esquivel of South San Francisco gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Sept 16 2014Ryan and Jami Bright of Redwood City gave birth to a baby girl at

This Day in History

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
In 1714 the coronation of Britainrsquos King George I took place in Westminster AbbeyIn 1803 the US Senate ratified the Louisiana PurchaseIn 1914 ldquoStay Down Here Where You Belongrdquo an ant

Pet tips

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
I had to wear a tie for our recent fashion show fundraiser But since the event is more fun than formal I went with a black shirt and orange paisley tie which doubled as Giants colors and a Hallowe

South City begins downtown revamp: Street work underway, plans to be solidified in 2015

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
In an effort to beautify its downtown the South San Francisco City Council is setting into the motion plans to create a more vibrant transit-supportive diverse downtown while protecting and celebr

Serra stuns St. Francis

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
Serra gave a defensive performance for the ages in its storied rivalry with St FrancisIn the first victory over its archrival in three years Serra triumphed 14-2 over St Francis Saturday afterno

Niners dismantled by Manning's record-breaking day

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
DENVER — Peyton Manningrsquos receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFLrsquos new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncosrsquo em

CSM perseveres against powerhouse Santa Rosa

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
College of San Mateo freshman Miles Willis made the first two catches of his collegiate career count on Saturday as the slot receiver grabbed two touchdowns in the No 4-ranked Bulldogsrsquo 24-21 win

On the Line: Burlingame\'s Vainikolo Veimau

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
Burlingame nose tackle Vainikolo Veimau is accustomed to brotherhoodThe fifth of six boys in his family — and the sixth of 10 children overall — Veimau and his brothers could compose a defensiv

Serra water polo falls in tourney finale

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
Serra couldnrsquot hold off Lelandrsquos big gun Kevin Asplund quite long enoughLeland boysrsquo water polo scored a 6-5 comeback win over the Padres to claim the Serra Tournament championship Saturday e

Cal receiver released from hospital

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
BERKELEY — California receiver Trevor Davis has been released from the hospital after he was hurt on a kickoff returnDavis was removed from the field on a stretcher in the fourth quarter Saturday

Tim Lincecum waits his turn, still yet to pitch

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturdayrsquos workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machirsquos locker offering a friendly fi

Fan who caught Ishikawa\'s home run gives ball back

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
SAN FRANCISCO — A lifelong San Francisco Giants fan had a piece of team history in his hands after Thursdayrsquos game the walk-off home-run ball that sent the Giants to the World SeriesThen he ga

World Series Schedule

San Mateo Daily Journal - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:59
San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City RoyalsBest of 7 x-if necessaryGame 1Tuesday Oct 21 Giants Bumgarner 18-11 at Kansas City Shields 14-8 507 pmGame 2Wednesday Oct 22 San F