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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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Reporters' notebook | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Laila Ali, wellness advocate, world champion boxer and daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, will be at the 13th annual Soul Stroll 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday ...



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 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 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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



Parkland Students Speak About Gun Violence in Burlingame  NBC Bay Area

Rep. Jackie Speier joined students from Parkland, Florida, at Burlingame High School on Saturday for a forum addressing gun violence prevention.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Decades of helping the community: San Mateo resident Pat Young celebrates career  San Mateo Daily Journal

Whether it's creating a display featuring a piece of San Mateo County history or the next Academy Awards program, San Mateo resident Pat Young centers her ...



Burlingame to review Gates House redevelopment | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame officials are set to examine a redevelopment proposal for land where a historic house was formerly located until it suffered severe damage in a fire ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Burlingame bans commercial cannabis | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame officials approved prohibitions on recreational cannabis businesses, but kept the door open for delivery and lab testing companies while state ...



Enthusiasm is rising for TIDE Academy opening | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Amidst the final stretch of planning to open a new tech-centric Menlo Park high school, the principal said enrollment estimations are rounding into shape and ...



Learning differences school to expand: Compass High School moving to larger San Mateo location  San Mateo Daily Journal

Compass High School, a Redwood City school for students with mild to moderate learning differences launched in August 2013 is opening a new, bigger facility ...



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.



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 ...



Vince Sciamanna | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Vince Sciamanna of Millbrae passed away in Burlingame on March 28, 2019. He was 85. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sandra Sciamanna; his son ...



A space for art in Burlingame | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

During a drive back to Burlingame from the gallery she owned in San Francisco, Andra Norris realized her gallery needed to move into her community.



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 ...



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.



ADs scramble to fill polo positions | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

The start of the 2018-19 high school sports season kicks off with the first day of official practice Friday.



Panthers take early lead, hold on to beat Knights  San Mateo Daily Journal

Hillsdale mounted a late-inning comeback that came up a little short as the Burlingame defense held on for a 5-3 victory to complete the two-game sweep.



Lime's squeeze | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

Now that Lime has decided to pull their bikes out of participating cities, it leaves many wondering what's next.



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, ...



Trial date set for Burlingame woman accused of murder  San Mateo Daily Journal

More than a year after a Burlingame man was found stabbed to death in his home, a Dec. 10 trial date was set Tuesday for the 37-year-old woman accused of.



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, ...



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 ...



Burlingame rehires Jeff Dowd as boys' hoops head coach  San Mateo Daily Journal

One of the most successful coaches in Burlingame history is back at the reins of the boys' basketball team.



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 ...



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.



Police reports: Friday • April 19, 2019 | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Sour patch kids. Kids were seen throwing lemons at passing cars on Costa Rica Avenue in Burlingame, it was reported at 3:16 p.m. Saturday, April 13.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Search called off for high school football player missing off coast  San Mateo Daily Journal

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has concluded its search for an 18-year-old Hayward man who went missing in Half Moon Bay while body boarding on ...



Tenant claims landlord threatened deportation | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

A landlord attempting to evict a mother and her children from their Burlingame apartment repeatedly threatened to report the woman to federal immigration ...



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.



Jennifer Innes | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

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



Josh Becker, candidate for California Senate | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

This is the third in a series of interviews with candidates for the seat of state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, who will be termed out in 2020. Earlier interviews.



Kurup repeats as PAL golf champ | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

Viveka Kurup was in the zone. The Carlmont sophomore experienced some ups-and-downs on the way to winning the Peninsula Athletic League girls' golf ...



Burlingame High Principal Announces His Resignation  Patch.com

Burlingame-Hillsborough, CA - Chris Holleran says he wishes to work closer to his home of Santa Rosa.



Santa Monica School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Santa Monica, CA Patch

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



The Circle Star, Hyatt hosted big names | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

The year 1964 was a big one in Peninsula show business history. Both San Carlos and Burlingame brought the curtain up on theater-in-the-round.



San Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City expansion in works  San Mateo Daily Journal

With large wooden wheels and benches adorning the top of its cab, the Light Park Drag carriage in the San Mateo County Historical Association's collection ...



Idaho man arrested on suspicion of San Carlos rape  San Mateo Daily Journal

A man from Boise, Idaho suspected of raping a co-worker at a San Carlos apartment was arrested this week, authorities said.



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 ...



MA, Serra star in CCS opener | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

Just given the sheer number of San Mateo County boys' and girls' basketball teams that qualified for the various brackets of the Central Coast Section playoffs ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Candidate for state Senate Shelly Masur | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

This is the second in a series of interviews with candidates for the California Senate seat now occupied by Jerry Hill, who will be termed out in 2020. To date,



Meeting to assess Lyon Hoag neighborhood concerns | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Fed up with speeding drivers cutting through their neighborhood or workers from the nearby businesses taking street parking spaces, residents of Burlingame's ...



Two discovered dead in Pacifica house | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Pacifica police are investigating the deaths of two people found inside of a residence Sunday afternoon.



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 ...



Hillsdale's Betanzo wrestles with tragedy | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

Despite a devastating tragedy and a change of schools, Hillsdale senior Kristal Betanzo is bound for the state championship stage.



One dead in solo crash | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

At least one person has died following a solo-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated San Mateo County near Redwood City, ...



Graffiti artist admits to BART vandalism in Millbrae  San Mateo Daily Journal

A 33-year-old Australian man believed to be behind graffiti found on a train in the Millbrae BART yard last month is facing nine months in county jail after he ...



Express lanes deal in San Mateo finalized | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

The owner/operator arrangement for the Managed Lanes project is now official after unanimous votes by both C/CAG and the TA.



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 ...



Alleged machete-wielding man faces prison on assault charges  San Mateo Daily Journal

A 40-year-old San Mateo man is facing up to seven years in state prison on one misdemeanor and four felony charges after he allegedly brandished a machete ...



Man arrested after machete attack in unincorporated Redwood City  San Mateo Daily Journal

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a machete attack in unincorporated Redwood City on Monday evening, according to the San Mateo County ...



Parents prep lawsuit: Mills High School community frustrated over AP score invalidations  San Mateo Daily Journal

Hundreds of frustrated Mills High School parents and students spoke out at a community meeting last night in Millbrae about the College Board's decision to ...



Carlmont, Terra Nova rule the pool | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

With the aquatics names of the Peninsula Athletic League Bay and Ocean divisions, there is no cooler sounding title than the respective championships for boys' ...



Fundraiser underway for San Mateo cop critically injured in Central Valley crash  The Mercury News

A fundraiser is underway for veteran San Mateo police Officer Carlos Basurto, who was critically injured in a car crash while driving home to Lathrop on June 14.



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) ...



10 and counting for Dons | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

Aragon centerfielder Cam Grant was a little tardy in making it to practice Friday, just one in a series of events that led him to being referred to as “Barry”



Skyline arms flex muscles to open 2019 | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

Skyline's new pitching coach Marcus Pointer has got quite a one-two punch.



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 Mateo eatery bans 'Make America Great Again' hats  San Mateo Daily Journal

Patrons won't be served at a San Mateo restaurant if they wear a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap.



Robert (Bob) Leroy Williams | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Robert (Bob) Leroy Williams, age 83, from San Carlos, California, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, after a short illness.



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 ...



Where is Churchill? | Columnists  San Mateo Daily Journal

Our closest ally Great Britain is falling apart over Brexit. Brexit has been a failed attempt to get England out of the European Union. The vote for Brexit is one.



San Mateo County sheriff's deputy faces beating charges  San Mateo Daily Journal

A San Mateo County sheriff's deputy is facing criminal charges for allegedly using excessive force on inmates, including slamming one inmate's head into a ...



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 ...



DA to announce results of Taser death investigation  San Mateo Daily Journal

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe will announce on Friday whether five San Mateo County sheriff's deputies will face criminal charges in the ...



Fire damages building with San Mateo tax service business  San Mateo Daily Journal

A fire damaged a building with a tax *service* business in it in San Mateo on Wednesday night, fire officials said.



Hayward man, 31, suspected of DUI after crash in San Bruno  San Mateo Daily Journal

A 31-year-old Hayward man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after rear-ending another vehicle at a red light in San Bruno ...



Anti-charter school bills limit choice | Other Voices  San Mateo Daily Journal

California's charter-school movement has made remarkable progress in providing a quality education for some of the state's neediest students.



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

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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 ...



Small fire in popcorn machine at downtown Redwood City cinema  San Mateo Daily Journal

A small fire in the popcorn machine of a movie theater in Redwood City on Wednesday morning caused heavy smoke that was still being cleared out hours later, ...



Impasse for Managed Lanes | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Local policymakers are divided as to who should own and operate tolled express lanes proposed for Highway 101, and the choice is often described as that ...



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