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

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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 ...



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.



Dorothy Jane Scanlan | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

April 1, 1919 – January 7, 2019. Burlingame, CA. Mother of Diana Marie White (husband Ed), Daniel Robert Scanlan (wife Marci), and Anne Scanlan-Rohrer ...



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 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 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, ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Burlingame girls run nonprofit camp | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Two Burlingame High School sophomores want to help feed the less fortunate with a program they started this summer that gets girls involved in helping a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



The Burlingame Sox turn down Zone invitation  San Mateo Daily Journal

Despite a fourth-place finish at the Northern California super regional tournament at P.A.L. Stadium in San Jose, the Burlingame Sox, a U16 team Colt team ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



Bay Area Schools to Participate in #NationalSchoolWalkout to Protest Gun Violence  NBC Bay Area

Schools all over the Bay Area are taking part in nation-wide walkouts to protest gun violence following the Parkland, Florida shooting that killed 17 on Feb. 14.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Week in review | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Local high schools granted over $11 million in grants.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Violent robbery at The Royal 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.



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 ...



Lori Ross  Gilroy Dispatch

Lori Ross, a woman cherished by family, friends, colleagues, students, and parents, lost her short and aggressive battle with breast cancer on Saturday, October ...



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 ...



A journey back to your high school prom (photos)  San Francisco Chronicle

It was like any other archive search. SFGate producer Kristina Malsberger asked if I was interested in writing a post to accompany a reader-supplied online prom ...



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 ...



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.



Dino Gallardo | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Burlingame Dragons clinch playoff berth with convincing 4-0 victory over Las Vegas Mobsters  Center Line Soccer

The Burlingame Dragons FC knew that a win would put them into the USL PDL playoffs for the second straight season, so they went out and punished the Las ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cal will play TCU in Cheez-It Bowl in Phoenix  San Francisco Chronicle

As Cal head coach Justin Wilcox started to talk Sunday about Cal's bowl invitation, an unidentified player walked down the hall next to the news conference and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Ampex sign removal triggers public backlash | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

After Stanford University began dismantling the long-standing Ampex sign in Redwood City last week, numerous residents, former employees and others who ...



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 ...



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 ...



Father Junipero Serra | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Born in 1713 in Petra, Majorca, Spain, Father Junipero Serra entered the Alcantarine Franciscans, a reform movement of the order and proved to be a brilliant ...



BART releases mobile app for riders | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

BART announced a new app by the transit agency to help riders navigate their way around trains and stations.



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 ...



Breaking the silence: How youth, adults overcame cultural stigmas against depression and got help  Palo Alto Online

One of the major challenges of coping with mental illness is dealing with the guilt and shame that one often feels. But with the help of local programs, those who ...



The Aristocratic Saga of Hillsborough's $100M Mega-Manse  Curbed SF

From the Curbed inbox: What's the deal with the estate in the middle of the Parrott Drive area of Hillsborough? It's in the center of a large forested area and I ...



Salesforce's founder Benioff: feeling good by doing good  SFGate

About 17 years ago, Marc Benioff was working at Oracle and having one of those professional gut-check moments. Should he stay in the business world or ...



Obituary: William Hauck, 73, was influential Capitol insider and CSU trustee  Sacramento Bee

William Hauck, a prominent figure at the state Capitol for decades and a longtime California State University trustee, died Friday after an eight-month battle with ...



Carlmont volleyball struggles in a loss against Aragon  Scot Scoop News

Carlmont varsity volleyball fell to the Aragon Dons after four sets in a match riddled with mistakes on Sept. 22. Aragon Coach Kelsey Stiles said, “We stayed ...



Bay Area pilot Janet Christine Dietrich dies  San Francisco Chronicle

At the dawn of the space race in the early 1960s, Bay Area pilot Janet Christine Dietrich was one of 13 women who underwent secret astronaut testing, passing ...



High school fashion in 1982: Are you in these photos?  San Francisco Chronicle

“And these children that you spit on, as they try to change their world …” There's no shortage of excellent fashion files in the Chronicle photo morgue, from ...



Guitar Hero's front man: Adam Jennings  San Francisco Chronicle

About once a week, actor Adam Jennings drives a few miles down the San Fernando Valley from his apartment to a converted warehouse in nearby Woodland ...



Making Art Pay  San Francisco Chronicle

The Academy of Art University trains more students, and makes more money off them, than any other art school around. At about 7:45 Monday morning, those ...



Rice University golfer Tommy Economou balances passions  The Toronto Observer

DADE CITY, FL -- Tommy Economou bent down on the beautiful Lake Jovita's 11th tee, surveyed the terrain, leaned on his club, and then turned around to ask.



Grief for state lawyer who went to bat for workers  San Francisco Chronicle

How's this for irony: A state labor lawyer who opposed efforts by the Schwarzenegger administration to weaken workers' meal-break rights has been suspended ...



Dear Abby is her own woman  San Francisco Chronicle

For the typical young teen growing up in the Baby Boom generation, earning an allowance might involve some weed pulling, dish scrubbing or maybe detailing ...



POSTSEASON NOTES: A treatise on belief, the habit of winning and finding the good stuff - Giants Extra  San Jose Mercury News

The last time I sat in the press box at AT&T Park and tried to collect my thoughts after a season's labor, it was six hours after the World Series parade had ...



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