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Google land deal creates buzz in city: Internet giant reportedly closing in on buying six buildings on Redwood City Bayshore   

The rumored purchase of six Redwood City buildings by Google has local officials excited by what they call a boon to the city's image and bottom line. Google is staying mum and didn't respond to a re...

Water district worker who embezzled money sentenced   

The wheelchair-bound former Mid-Peninsula Water District worker accused of stealing more than $200,000 to fund a gambling addiction was sentenced to nine months in jail but will likely serve the time ...

Four vie for Peninsula Health Care District   

Setting up the Peninsula Health Care District for a successful future with continued offerings of important health services is key for the incumbent members of the Board of Directors, while one challe...

County announces poetry winners   

San Mateo County's got a thing for poetry. Its inaugural poetry contest, aptly named "Poetry Is," drew 158 entries from 27 different communities in the county and winners will have a chance to read t...

Man pleads not guilty to murder at gym   

The South San Francisco plumber arrested for fatally beating an acquaintance inside a South San Francisco gym last month pleaded not guilty Friday to murder. Kenneth Merton Osako, 46, also waived his...

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Suspect arrested in death of two deputies   

SACRAMENTO — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Fr...

Spending on two health initiatives tops $100M   

SACRAMENTO — Two health care-related initiatives on the November ballot have generated more than $100 million in spending, with insurers and doctors leading the fight to defeat both, according to ca...

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Exceptional teachers at Columbia University in New York receive the Mark Van Doren Award. Mark Van Doren (1894-1972) graduated from Columbia in 1920, and taught there for 39 years. He won a Pulitzer P...

In 1760, Britain's King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II. In 1854, the "Charge of the Light Brigade" took place during the Crimean War as an English brigade of more than 600 men c...

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Female voters today represent arguably the most politically active demographic in our nation. Don't take my word for it. According to a study conducted by the Center for Women and Politics at Rutgers ...

Editor, Our vote for the Sequoia Healthcare District Board is an opportunity to make a statement as to the kind of community we want to live in. Sure, the community hospital that originally benefitte...

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Official invitees stand in line to receive Hawaiian leis before paddling out at the opening ceremony for the revamped Titans of Mavericks surf competition in Half Moon Bay....

 

SAN FRANCISCO — All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and just enough time...

The one saving grace for the Aragon football team in its matchup against visiting Half Moon Bay Friday afternoon was the return of middle linebacker Bubba Tongamoa. Tongamoa, who has missed the last ...

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NEW YORK — The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies. Investors were a...

NEW YORK — Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace. The world's largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than analysts expected and gave a disappointing holid...

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Like dozens of other video games, "Borderlands" is all about killing — people, robots, monsters, whatever. But "Borderlands" has a not-so-secret weapon in its arsenal: an acidic sense of black humor...

LOS ANGELES — In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves' Matrix stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David Leitch on "John Wick," a visceral revenge thriller that marks a co...

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