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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 ...



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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Burlingame School Among 100 Best Public High Schools  Patch.com

Burlingame School Among 100 Best Public Highs - Burlingame-Hillsborough, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California.



Burlingame officials examine pool rebuild process | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

With the price tag for rebuilding the swimming pool at Burlingame High School continuously floating higher, city officials are examining ways to help pay down ...



Burlingame pool rebuild in the works | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

High school district officials are diving into a plan to rebuild Burlingame High School's damaged pool, but more work is ahead to identify a suitable financing plan ...



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.



Putting time in the pool: Burlingame Aquatic Center offers variety of programs  San Mateo Daily Journal

The winter days are shorter and temperatures are cooler but swimmers ranging from toddlers to seniors shiver at the edge before they jump into the heated ...



Bgame lays claim to Ocean | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

By Nathan Mollat. Daily Journal Staff. Burlingame cornerback Gino Lopiccolo was picked on all night by the King's Academy passing attack. It was Lopiccolo ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Marilyn Ellis Clark | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Marilyn Ellis Clark, born June 14, 1941 passed peacefully on December 13, 2018 at her home in San Mateo Park, surrounded by her loving family and friends.



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.



Burlingame gets a new police chief | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame will have a new police chief effective next week in Mike Matteucci, who has been with the Police Department since 1991, the city announced ...



Stuart Hall knocks off Knights in Lions Club championship  San Mateo Daily Journal

The Stuart Hall boys' basketball team made its first Burlingame Lions Club Basketball Tournament appearance in 2015.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Matters Historical: When Burlingame’s string orchestra visited Germany  The Mercury News

Burlingame orchestra students photographed preparing to perform in a Hamburg, Germany, railroad depot, while on tour in August 1958. (Courtesy of MS&SB ...



Capuchino High Students Among Hundreds To Help With SMC Elections  San Bruno, CA Patch

280 Students Volunteer For Election In SMC - San Bruno, CA - Students from 14 San Mateo high schools will be staged in voting centers across the county on ...



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 ...



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 teacher faces transfer amid conflict with principal  San Francisco Examiner

A series of disputes between the principal and a popular teacher at Burlingame High School has gained increasing exposure as the school district plans to t.



Burlingame High Principal Announces His Resignation  Patch.com

Burlingame High School Principal Chris Holleran announced his resignition Wednesday, effective at the end of the current academic year on June 30.



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, ...



VIDEO: A Bay Area high school student collapsed during a race. He still finished first.  SF Gate

It was a race Brendan Creeks had to win. The 15-year-old has been on Burlingame High School's cross country team for two years, and in that time — actually, ...



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.



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 ...



Horgan: Pension liability in Redwood City: Mum’s the word on ballot  The Mercury News

Redwood City officials made no bones about it this past summer: The town needs a half-cent increase in its sales tax to account for ever-rising public pension ...



Marc Benioff’s high school graduation photo says it all … (Updated!)  SFGate

(Updated! Benioff responded to the post on Twitter. Now added to the bottom of the post. -PH). This is a very special edition of Ambush on Memory Lane!, our ...



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 ...



Student News returns | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

After a two-month hiatus, Student News is returning to the Daily Journal. It is my pleasure to announce a new set of Student News columnists: Vishu Prathikanti, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Menlo's Jones is heading to the World Cup  San Mateo Daily Journal

Looks like there is a new Peninsula soccer phenom about to join the likes of former Sacred Heart Prep stars Abby Dahlkemper and Tierna Davidson on the ...



OC Schools Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

OC Schools Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Orange County, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



15 things you might not know about Marc Benioff  SF Gate

Salesforce chief Marc Benioff has attracted quite a bit of attention as of late. Benioff was raised in Hillsborough and attended Burlingame High School. A young ...



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 ...



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 ...



Future plotted for Burlingame's El Camino Real | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Officials and residents are working alongside the state Department of Transportation to draft a new vision for Burlingame's stretch of El Camino Real, while ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



List of Bay Area schools participating in National School Walkout  KRON4.com

Schools around the country are bracing for a series of student walkouts to protest gun violence, including in the Bay Area.



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 ...



John Horgan: North Burlingame prepares to be divided by a wall  San Jose Mercury News

Let there be no doubt about the sort of solution envisioned for the Caltrain rail crossing at Broadway in Burlingame at some point in the future. It is all but certain ...



Nine recruits sign National Letter of Intent to play football at Cal Poly  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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Burlingame native Dianna Agron back in area for Napa Valley Film Festival  San Francisco Chronicle

Dianna Agron at Napa Valley Film Festival Agron, who gained acclaim for her role as cheerleader Quinn Fabray in "Glee," attended Burlingame High School.



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 ...



Burlingame native wins 'Survivor': Adam Klein earns $1 million for defeating 19 others on popular reality TV show  San Mateo Daily Journal

A Burlingame native won $1 million for surviving 39 days on a desert island while outlasting, outwitting and outplaying 19 other contestants on one of the world's ...



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.



Burlingame bomb threat teen sentenced  San Francisco Chronicle

A Burlingame teenager who e-mailed a bomb threat to her high school has been sentenced to two weeks in county jail and three years' probation, authorities ...



Burlingame woman pleads not guilty to murder | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

A 36-year-old Burlingame woman accused of stabbing to death a man with whom she shared a home and a serious romantic relationship pleaded not guilty to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



Attention! Attention! A new town crier hired in Burlingame  San Francisco Chronicle

For 108 years Burlingame muddled through without a town crier. Then at 1 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, Richard Aptekar stood in front of the main library ringing ...



Senior care facility opens to public | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Construction of a Burlingame senior care facility designed to offer specialized care for those with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of memory loss is on ...



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.



South City, Pacifica Joe D ring in summertime with DH split  San Mateo Daily Journal

Joe DiMaggio League did away with scheduling its traditional Sunday doubleheaders, this season. But, sure enough, South City and Pacifica found a way to ...



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 ...



Dino Gallardo | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

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



Athlete of the Week: San Mateo's Larisa Tam  San Mateo Daily Journal

Larisa Tam decided to skip San Mateo High School's senior prom Saturday night. But that didn't stop her from shining as the belle of the ball earlier in the day.



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 ...



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.



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.



Owner outlines plans for S.F. soccer team  San Francisco Chronicle

Owner outlines plans for S.F. soccer team There are so many options for entertainment in the San Francisco Bay Area market that it's hard to think there is a void.



Robert (Bob) Billingsley | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Robert (Bob) Billingsley died peacefully Jan. 12, 2019. He was born Sept. 12, 1944, in San Francisco to Edward and Vernelle Billingsley and grew up in San ...



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 ...



Picchi back for another encore | Sports  San Mateo Daily Journal

As “Star Wars” fans wait for the movie franchise's eighth installment with Friday's release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” (I'm not counting “Rogue One” since it was ...



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 ...



Peter Taber, longtime co-owner of Hobee’s, has died  Silicon Valley Business Journal

He died on Jan. 30 at his home in Los Altos Hills, following a yearlong battle with melanoma.



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 ...



2016 brought titles and more to Coastside | Local Sports News  Half Moon Bay Review

It was another banner year for Coastside sports, from the obvious highlights like Half Moon Bay High School's section titles in football and softball, to the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bubble tea is apparently ruining children's SAT scores  Resonate

"Kids hanging out at boba milk tea shops are throwing their futures away". Adults are concerned that bubble tea is ruining their children's future. Vice reports that ...



Capuchino's Zahursky embraces globe-trotting GamePrep | Sports  San Mateo Daily Journal

Trey Zahursky could have been the proverbial big fish in a small pond this summer.



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 ...



Burlingame Dragons FC - Jordan Stewart tackles coach Dana Taylor.  Center Line Soccer

In the latest collaboration between the San Jose Earthquakes and their new PDL affiliate Burlingame Dragons, Quakes defender Jordan Stewart was on hand at ...



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 ...



San Jose Earthquakes U23 affiliate Burlingame Dragons FC roster takes shape for the 2015 PDL season  Center Line Soccer

The Burlingame Dragons FC, the U-23 affiliate of the San Jose Earthquakes, compete in the USL PDL Southwest Division. Their roster is made up entirely of ...



Masseur jailed for groping, assaulting client | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

A former masseur at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center was sentenced to nine months in jail and ordered to register as a sex offender for touching a ...



Measure W looks to pass by slim margin  San Mateo Daily Journal

Peninsula commuters may see a slew of transportation projects promised with the passage of Measure W, a half-cent sales tax for SamTrans and other transit ...



Successful softball coach steps down | Local Sports News  Half Moon Bay Review

Claire Rietmann-Grout is going home and leaving Half Moon Bay on top. The outgoing Half Moon Bay softball coach is taking a full-time job as the assistant ...



Suspects sought in Pacifica armed robbery | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Pacifica police say two suspects held up a man at gunpoint Sunday afternoon and led officers on a pursuit from Pacifica into Daly City, where they finally eluded ...



Bay Area Memorial Day events  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 ...



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