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Janet (Hepp) Wiggins, Class of 1948, passed away in February in Mesa, AZ

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Outbreak of anti-Semitic graffiti at Burlingame High School  The Jewish News of Northern California

The Burlingame Police Department is investigating a slew of anti-Semitic, homophobic and racist graffiti found on the walls of Burlingame High School Thursday ...



US News Best High Schools 2019: Burlingame School Makes List  Patch.com

US News Best High Schools 2019: Burlingame On List - Burlingame-Hillsborough, CA - Burlingame High School is among the best high schools in America, ...



Burlingame High School claims robotics crown | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

The underdog Iron Panthers bounded beyond the competition as students from Burlingame High School won the team title at the global robotics competition, ...



Burlingame High School swimming pool fix deal is up for approval  San Mateo Daily Journal

City and school officials reached a tentative cost-sharing deal financing the Burlingame High School swimming pool rebuild, which is necessary to fix severe ...



Burlingame High wins Jefferson Award: Students in Action club raised $55000 this school year  San Mateo Daily Journal

After years of vying for the title, Burlingame High School has finally landed as the Jefferson Awards regional role model school for the 2013-14 school year.



Burlingame School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

Burlingame School Named Among Best Public Schools - Burlingame-Hillsborough, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of ...



Burlingame pool rebuild advances | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

San Mateo Union High School District officials are moving ahead at a deliberate pace with the proposal to work alongside their colleagues at Burlingame City ...



Pool deal nears finish | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

High school and city officials appear to be entering the final lap of negotiating a deal for rebuilding the pool at Burlingame High School, as both parties approved ...



Inappropriate commencement speech | Letters To Editor  San Mateo Daily Journal

Editor,. My family recently attended the commencement exercise at Burlingame High School to witness the graduation of my grandson. My daughter and ...



Joint effort to rebuild Burlingame pool | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

High school district officials are going head first into discussing terms of a shared proposal designed to finance reconstruction of the damaged pool at ...



San Mateo Union High School District | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Although a school district for elementary education had been formed in 1861, a continued education for students after grade school was not a public concern.



The jobs/housing imbalance in Burlingame | Guest Perspectives  San Mateo Daily Journal

Much has been written in these pages recently about regional and state initiatives to encourage more housing development in the Bay Area, such as the CASA ...



Burlingame pool renovation hits roadblock | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Officials are weighing ways to fix the Burlingame pool, which is under construction and could require significant additional investment for a sweeping systemic ...



49ers selected Lucas Flygare, Burlingame High School, as the Week 8 Player of the Week  49ers.com

The 49ers High School Player of the Week Award for Week 8 goes to Lucas Flygare of Burlingame High School in Burlingame, CA.



The meaning of a valedictorian | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

A few weeks ago, I was surprised to find a small portion of my senior class thrown into agitation. It turned out that our principal had made an off-handed ...



Burlingame students chant racially insensitive remark at basketball game  KGO-TV

The debate Monday is not whether some students at Burlingame High School engaged in a racially insensitive chant at a recent basketball game, but rather, ...



Winners of the 2019 Architecture at Zero competition announced  Archinect

This year, for the 2019 Architecture at Zero competition, participants were tasked with designing a ZNE Student Recreation Center for a site on the California ...



Burlingame HS boasts four in minor league ball  San Mateo Daily Journal

When it comes to producing next-level talent, there are no San Mateo County public schools that compare to Burlingame High School.



Appropriate attire at school | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

In early September, a petition asking Burlingame High School to amend its dress code began circulating online. Within three days, it had more than 900 ...



New principal named for Burlingame High School | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Paul Belzer has been selected to serve as the next principal at Burlingame High School, under a recommendation which will soon go before district officials for ...



Burlingame officials push rec center forward | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame officials pushed ahead with approving plans for a new Recreation Center, despite the cost for the facility jumping by about $10 million from original ...



Principal resigning from Burlingame High School: Administrator engaged in rift with teacher leaving at end of school year  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame High School Principal Di Yim, who was targeted by the school community amidst a dispute with a popular teacher, announced her resignation ...



Pivotal step for sale of former Crestmoor High School  San Mateo Daily Journal

High school district officials took a key step toward putting a former high school campus up for sale, which could help finance an ambitious plan for building a ...



6 San Mateo Co. Schools Among 100 Best Public High Schools  Patch.com

6 San Mateo Co Schools Among 100 Best Public Highs - Foster City, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California.



When cheers can become disrespectful  San Mateo Daily Journal

Cheering and chanting for your home team on Friday nights have been a staple of my experience as a Burlingame High School student. It's always fun to ...



Burlingame candidates respond to city issues | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

City finances, development and transportation are top issues for those seeking the three open seats on the Burlingame City Council.



Scots swim past Burlingame with eyes set on PAL finals  Scot Scoop News

The Carlmont swim teams completed the four-way sweep of Burlingame High School in their final meet before Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) qualifiers.



Mills High School Band Teacher Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges  NBC Bay Area

A band teacher at a Burlingame high school was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexual assault of a student in 2008 and 2009, police said.



Greetings from Burlingame | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame's past and present intersect downtown, as a new tile mural pays homage to the community's history while indulging the modern desire to make a ...



Teacher: 'Career taken apart': Kevin Nelson expects transfer to Aragon after 27 years at Burlingame High School  San Mateo Daily Journal

After nearly three decades of instructing students at Burlingame High School, economics and government teacher Kevin Nelson said he is preparing to be ...



Pam the Funkstress honored with Burlingame High School DJ jam  San Francisco Chronicle

The normally sedate quad at Burlingame High School was enlivened by queen-sized beats on Friday, April 13, in a tribute and memorial for alumna Pam Warren ...



1968: Two champs face off in epic battle of San Mateo  San Mateo Daily Journal

A half-century ago, the anticipation had been growing for a year in the city of San Mateo and outside it. Now, the two old rivals would finally match up in.



National Merit Scholarships: And the Bay Area winners are …  East Bay Times

Dozens of Bay Area high school students have been named winners in the National Merit Scholarship program, securing money to help them go to college.



Burlingame Teen Sentenced In School Bomb Threat  CBS Local

BURLINGAME (CBS / AP) — Authorities say a Burlingame teenager who e-mailed a bomb threat to her high school has been sentenced to two weeks in county ...



San Ramon School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  San Ramon, CA Patch

DVHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - San Ramon, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Drug use seeps into high school culture  Scot Scoop News

Millions of thoughts parade across your conscience. Your heart begins to pound. The slim black device sits on top of your homework. You hear it echoing your ...



Boys' Wrestler of the Year: Burlingame's Kyle Botelho  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame's Kyle Botelho is playing lacrosse this spring just so he can take a break from his wrestling training.



Bgame grad Zac Grotz gets big league call-up  San Mateo Daily Journal

Zac Grotz knew he was going to be on the move when he got a call from his pitching coach last week.



Matters Historical: Memories of the Peninsula’s great horse farms  The Mercury News

Especially in the 19th century, the Peninsula was a horsy place. Consider stock breeder William Corbitt, believed to have been among the earliest residents of ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



Snow warms hearts around Bay Area, drawing many to Bay Area mountains, SF’s Twin Peaks  San Francisco Chronicle

Conor Conroy wrinkled his nose and frantically wiped his hands on the sleeves of his puffy camouflage jacket, but the tiny snowflakes wouldn't budge.



Walnut, Diamond Bar Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

Walnut, DB, Voted Best Public High Schools In CA - Diamond Bar-Walnut, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



Architecture at Zero Competition Winners Announced at CSUMB  Newswise

The American Institute of Architects, California (AIACA) announced the winners of the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) ...



The Real Deal: The Buljan Group, a family real estate firm deeply connected to the community  San Mateo Daily Journal

Mesmerized by the history and beauty of luxury properties in the region, as a kid Pierre got into the real estate field accidentally. Together with his wife and son, ...



Daily Journal wins 14 press club awards | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

The San Mateo Daily Journal won 14 awards at the annual San Francisco Peninsula Press Club awards Saturday night — including three first place honors.



It was time for a name change | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

What started 18 years ago was finally completed last week when the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees voted to officially change the mascot ...



La Cañada School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

La Cañada School Among Best CA High Schools - La Cañada Flintridge, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



Beverly Hills School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Beverly Hills, CA Patch

Beverly Hills School Among Best CA High Schools - Beverly Hills, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.



The end of an era: Larry Teshara retiring from education after 50 years  San Mateo Daily Journal

When the final bell sounds to end the spring semester, so will it conclude a career spanning five decades on local school campuses for the institution known ...



Newport Beach School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Newport Beach, CA Patch

Newport Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Newport Beach-Corona Del Mar, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its ...



Smoke from Camp Fire causing unhealthy air on Peninsula  Mountain View Voice

Bay Area residents are being advised to stay inside and keep doors and windows closed, as smoke blows into the region from a major fire in Butte County.



Serra grad Besse turns back clock at Cañada  San Mateo Daily Journal

After two years of college baseball, former Serra two-sport standout John Besse returned to the basketball court this season.



Harvey Koepf | Obituaries  Half Moon Bay Review

Harvey Koepf of Half Moon Bay passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 10, 2018. He will be missed by his family and everyone who knew him. Harvey was born in ...



Jennifer Innes | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Jennifer Innes, born Oct. 27, 1979, died Nov. 30, 2018.



Mills cancels its scrimmage | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

Dwindling football numbers have affected a few San Mateo County teams more than Mills High School. But no team heard more of a buzz surrounding the ...



MA rules PAL tourney | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

It was wall-to-wall maroon and gold atop the PAL tennis podium.



Information sought on missing Jewish Alameda man  The Jewish News of Northern California

Family and friends of Eric Batzdorff are asking the public for help in locating the Alameda resident, who has been missing since Sunday, Aug. 11. Batzdorff, 42 ...



Turning near tragedy into training: Burlingame family's experience inspires free CPR seminars for local residents  San Mateo Daily Journal

A tragedy averted became a learning opportunity for a community, as a Burlingame family is working to spread awareness about the value and power of life ...



TOO CUTE! Burlingame Pet Parade Pictures, Recap  Patch.com

BURLINGAME, CA – More than 1,800 spectators and 600 participants-- along with their furry companions-- turned out for the 13th annual Burlingame Pet ...



Certification needed for service dogs | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

While on a walk with my aunt last month, my cousin's dog was viciously attacked and killed by a neighbor's rottweiler.



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Marshall F. Umpleby | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Marshall F. Umpleby, a resident of Ashland, Oregon, died Oct. 16, 2016, after a four-year battle with MDS/leukemia.



Violent robbery at popular donut shop in Burlingame caught on camera  KGO-TV

Burlingame police are asking for help in finding three men caught on camera robbing a popular donut shop early Monday morning.



2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...



Deaths for the week of April 19, 2019  The Jewish News of Northern California

Allan G. Byer passed away at his home in Hillsborough on April 11, 2019 after a long illness. He was 91 years old. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1927, the ...



Cougars tennis team nets experience | Local Sports News  Half Moon Bay Review

It's been a roller coaster of a season for the Half Moon Bay High School girls varsity tennis team, a season filled with stellar wins and close losses. Currently, the.



Outpouring of support for injured San Mateo officer  San Mateo Daily Journal

An effort to raise funds for a 13-year San Mateo police officer critically injured in a car accident last week is gaining momentum after hundreds of supporters ...



2016 Top 100 Public High Schools in California  Patch.com

Redlands-Loma Linda, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Scots sweep PAL Bay swim meet | Sports  San Mateo Daily Journal

For the first time in Carlmont history, the Scots went 4 for 4 at the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division Swimming Championships.



Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/20/2018  Broadway World

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2018 for Los Angeles.



Donald Trump forced from his motorcade amid chaotic protests at California convention  The Guardian

Protesters in California forced Donald Trump to leave his motorcade and walk along a highway on Friday, amid chaotic demonstrations in which activists torched ...



Michael Jack Spadoni | Life Tributes  Calaveras Enterprise

Jan. 14, 1942 – Jan. 12, 2017. Michael Jack Spadoni, of Rail Road Flat, Calif., died on Jan. 12, 2017, at Avalon Health Care in San Andreas, due to ...



United Health grant recipients to invest in new technology  CUinsight.com

BURLINGAME, CA (December 29, 2016) — United Health Credit Union today announced a total of $1,000 in teacher grants to fund classroom supplies at ...



Confirmed: New set of Burlingame Dragons FC 2016 jerseys has been unveiled  Center Line Soccer

Club officials confirmed that the three images of the 2016 Burlingame Dragons FC jerseys leaked earlier today are authentic. The San Jose Earthquakes PDL ...



Doran Bridge: Beautiful but sad | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

The little known Doran Bridge on Interstate 280 carries the title of “most beautiful,” but its name tells a story so sad the span should rank with Italy's famous ...



Dino Gallardo | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Dino Gallardo died Dec. 27, 2016, at the age of 42.



Deaths for the week of Aug. 9, 2019  The Jewish News of Northern California

Mark Louis Erman passed away peacefully surrounded by family and faith on July 23, 2019. Growing up in Omaha, Nebraska, Mark was an active member of ...



Horatio Alger Association Honors Two California Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists, Elizabeth Holmes and Gilbert Edward LeVasseur Jr., Along With Seven National Scholarship Recipients from the State  PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the ...



'Inscribe them on your doorposts': California lawmakers pass 'mezuzah bill'  The Jewish News of Northern California

A bill to enshrine the right of Californians to hang mezuzahs on their doorframes is moving through the state Legislature and is on its way to the desk of Gov.



Winners of the Architecture at Zero competition announced  Archinect

The Architecture at Zero competition is open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering, and planning students and ...



Deaths for the week of Feb. 22, 2019  The Jewish News of Northern California

Edwin Joseph Block passed away at 99 on Feb. 9, 2019 after a short illness. A third-generation Californian and native of San Francisco, he attended Galileo ...



Moses and me: chasing the flock back into the gazebo  The Jewish News of Northern California

As Moses begins his great farewell address to the Jewish people, I would like to discuss why God chose Moses for the task of leading his people. There is a ...



The Cow Palace land grab that is Senate Bill 281  San Mateo Daily Journal

By Quentin L. Kopp. Quentin L. Kopp. Many untruths have been uttered about the historic 78-year-old Cow Palace from people who know better — people the ...



Be cognizant of your fears, but don't let them overpower you  The Jewish News of Northern California

The Israelite spies were sent on a sacred mission and they failed spectacularly. Why? Because they let fear overpower them, overwhelming their capacity for ...



Longyear more than just a voice | Sports  San Mateo Daily Journal

Rick Longyear doesn't know exactly what year he started working Peninsula Athletic League swim meets. The longtime meet director does recall, with particular ...



San Jose Earthquakes Academy goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski signs with Burlingame Dragons  Center Line Soccer

The Burlingame Dragons, the San Jose Earthquakes U-23 affiliate, signed former Quakes Academy goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski ahead of the 2016 PDL ...



Burlingame Dragons Catch Fire.  Center Line Soccer

The Burlingame Dragon's home opener is this Sunday, and Center Line Soccer's photographer Lyndsay Radnedge reflects on the success of San Jose ...



Snow in the Bay Area? It’s happening  San Francisco Chronicle

Snowboarding, skiing and snow angels weren't in the forecast, but the Bay Area got a taste of the Sierra on Monday as a coat of powder fell on the region's ...



Deaths for the week of April 5, 2019  The Jewish News of Northern California

Noted architect Bernard Clyde Cohen passed away from natural causes on March 24, 2019. Born in Brooklyn, New York, on December 4, 1929, he was known ...



Deaths for the week of June 14, 2019  The Jewish News of Northern California

Stephen Corbin Becker died unexpectedly on May 29, 2019. Preceded in death by parents Arthur S. Becker and Virgina Becker. Survived by beloved wife Jill ...



Bay Area Chabad leaders to bulk up security after Poway  The Jewish News of Northern California

Local Chabad leaders are looking closely at bulking up security measures, including the hiring of armed guards for Shabbat services and special events, ...



Richard Stephens, Academy of Art president, real estate mogul, dies  San Francisco Chronicle

Richard Stephens, an educator and the mastermind behind the Academy of Art University and real estate conglomerate, died June 6 at his winter home in ...



Anti-Semitic and racist incidents at Piedmont High School include swastika dance routine  Jweekly.com

Piedmont High School held an all-student assembly Monday to address recent anti-Semitic and racist incidents there. Piedmont High has seen Nazi salutes in ...



High school fab five start first round of state tourney  Mountain Democrat

The Union Mine varsity volleyball team won Wednesday's away playoff match against Oakland Tech by a score of 3-0. The Union Mine Diamondbacks came in ...



LIST: Memorial Day events - Story  KTVU San Francisco

Benicia. A Memorial Day ceremony will take place on Monday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Benicia Military Cemetery. For GPS directions to the Benicia Military ...



Deaths for the week of March 23, 2018 – J.  Jweekly.com

John William Florence, 87, contributed enormously to the world through his military and Veterans' Administration careers as well as through his relationships ...



JV baseball continues winning streak  Scot Scoop News

Carlmont JV baseball defeated Burlingame with a final score 8-3. Increasing their league record to 7-1 and overall record to 19-1. “We were doing a great job ...



The many selves of gender-bending artist and Nazi resister Claude Cahun  The Jewish News of Northern California

Who was Claude Cahun? If the French avant-garde artist and writer of the first half of the 20th century were still around, she might reply to that question one way ...



Deaths for the week of Nov. 16, 2018 – J.  The Jewish News of Northern California

James Spencer Hurwitz, March 22, 1939–September 5, 2018. Jim passed away at California Pacific Medical Center. His daughter Elizabeth and former wife ...



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