Documented by Spanish colonists as part of the Rancho de las Pulgas (literally "Ranch of the Fleas") and the Rancho San Mateo, the earliest history is held in the archives of Mission Dolores. In 1789 the Spanish missionaries had named a Native American village along Laurel Creek as Los Laureles or the Laurels (Mission Dolores, 1789). At the time of Mexican Independence there were 30 native Californians at San Mateo, most likely from the Salson tribelet
Former San MateoMayor and state Sen. Jerry Hill’s insight toward adding another fee to San Mateo property owners property tax could not have been better said (Nov ... I’m not apologizing for saying 90% of San Mateo’s homeowners shouldn’t have to be burdened with more taxes ... San Mateo.
Carlmont, Half Moon Bay, Milpitas, San Mateo, Sequoia, Terra Nova... But the Owls’ athletic program does draw a number of athletes from San Mateo County high schools and the Foothill football team, which features nine players from from Menlo-Atherton and Sequoia, deserves a shout ...
PLAYERS WANTEDSAN RAMON VALLEY ... SAN RAMON VALLEY ... The San Mateo powerhouse, having beaten DLS and Folsom this season, is all but a lock to face Mater Dei or St ... The San Mateo DailyJournal first reported the news ... Alisal (B league) and South San Francisco (C league) also reached a final.
I said the merger would not be in San MateoCounty’s interests, and the reader wanted to know why ... Add to the list the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, where, as reported by the DailyJournal’s indefatigable Sierra Lopez, they got into a tiff over who gets to be president on the cordial-no-more political body.
In fact, the San MateoPolice Department’s comfort dog, Rookie, is the antithesis of the traditional, muscular law enforcement Fido... When the calendar flips over to 2024 in just six weeks, it would be appropriate to point out that the New Year will mark the beginning of the DailyJournal’s 25th year of operation here in San Mateo County.
I hope the San MateoPlanning Department and the San Mateo City Council saw the juxtaposition of the two articles in the Nov ... backing, the citizens of San Mateo now have two large unsightly fenced dirt lots downtown, adding to the already shabby appearance of downtown San Mateo.
In the past month, council meetings in San MateoCounty and across the San Francisco Bay Area have been disrupted by a wave of racist, homophobic, antisemitic and xenophobic Zoom bombings (“Public meetings across San Mateo County hit with hate speech,” The DailyJournal, Oct 10, 2023).