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High levels of bacteria at beaches   

Ten beaches and creeks have warning signs posted for elevated levels of bacteria such as E. coli that can cause illness, according to the San Mateo County Health System. The signs are precautionary o...

Many support Common Core, some unknowingly   

An overwhelming majority of Californians support the Common Core curriculum, according to a recent poll, but results indicate the education system's reputation may be stigmatized by ongoing national c...

Program offers South City students college credits   

Students at South San Francisco and El Camino high schools will soon be able to get a head start on racking up college credits while still working toward getting a high school diploma, thanks to a new...

Belmont man dies of stab wounds   

A 19 year old Belmont man was killed Saturday night, after being stabbed during an altercation in a parking lot. The incident is currently under investigation. On Saturday at approximately 7:30 p.m.,...

Golden Gate Bridge officials seek help in addressing drones   

SAN FRANCISCO — The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famou...

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No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up   

LONDON — There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. U.N. spokesw...

Corinthian Colleges to shut down all 28 remaining campuses   

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Education announced...

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Hey, have you seen our commercial on television? You know, the one that shows the dog with super sad eyes looking directly at the camera from behind the cold metal caging and the sad song from that fa...

Young chamber musicians, the Sophos Trio, Andrew Lee on violin, Hana Mizuta on piano and Jeremy Tai on cello play April 12 during Music at Kohl Mansion's "Beethoven in His Own Hand," a day-long reside...

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Every weekday morning, I walk my youngest child to a residential daycare located in the house originally occupied by one of the first mayors of San Mateo. The house is in the North Central neighborhoo...

We’re headed for another dry summer, the third significant drought that people over the age of 40 have lived through, so you know the drill: find a scapegoat. Somebody or something must be b...

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Steve Bailey, a volunteer for Peninsula Food Runners, picks up leftover meals from Adap.TV in San Mateo to be delivered to Project 90, a substance abuse treatment center.


A local woman is conquering hunger by harnessing the power of technology to coordinate a team of volunteers who connect food providers with organizations that serve the underprivileged. Maria Yap fo...


In Carlmont's first game in over a week — the team's longest layoff this season — the Scots' bats did not miss a beat. Carlmont (17-5 overall) made loud contact early and often to roll to a 5-1 n...

For the second consecutive year, South City girls' wrestling standout Hiba Salem is heading to the national championships. This year's trip is more auspicious, however, as Salem advances as the top s...

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AN HORN, Texas — An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires who...

WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors. In a blog posting Sunday, Maura Pally defend...

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It looks like Elvis Presley's airplanes are staying at Graceland after all. Graceland released a statement Sunday saying the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, two custom-designed ai...

NEW YORK — "Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week....

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Fast food chain Chipotle announced it would eliminate all GMO food in its products. How important is that to you?

It's a nice step, appreciated
It's still fast food
Don't care about GMOs
Seems like a publicity stunt
Wish others would follow suit


Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit ..
Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON — A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare the yo..
Study blames global warming for 75 percent of very hot days
WASHINGTON — If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can ..
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