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Scholarship forms from PG&E blast: Foundation launches financial aid for students with deep ties to San Bruno   

Select San Bruno students seeking help paying for college will soon have an opportunity to receive financial aid from a scholarship designed to memorialize those harmed or killed in the Crestmoor pipe...

Downtown parking permits hot commodity: San Mateo continues Downtown Parking Management Plan, increases rates   

Those employed in downtown San Mateo could soon be paying more to drive to work as city officials seek to adjust what and how they charge for high-demand parking permits.In continuing to implement the...

Teen shines light on domestic violence: Student manages investment fund for nonprofit   

A school project during Nick Jaeger's freshman year in high school has turned into a mission to change the lives of domestic violence survivors. Now a senior at Woodside Priory in Portola Valley, Jae...

Fresh look coming to Millbrae Square: Shopping center to receive new paint, sign, landscaping and more   

In an attempt to breath new life into a downtown marketplace, the Millbrae Square Shopping Center is slated to receive a face-lift to update and beautify the central commercial center. Millbrae Squa...

Big events Saturday could mean record BART ridership   

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland on Saturday could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Some events are tied to this Sunday's Super Bowl at Levi's Stadium, while others were scheduled r...

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Alcohol-control veteran named to lead state marijuana agency   

SACRAMENTO — A veteran of the state agency that oversees alcohol sales in California was tapped by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday to lead a new arm of government that will do the same for medical mari...

First research links California quakes to oil operations   

SAN FRANCISCO — A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday said in the first such link in Cali...

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In 1631, the co-founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and his wife, Mary, arrived in Boston from England. In 1783, Sweden recognized the independence of the United States. In 1887, Verdi's opera ...

We are still in an interglacial period, the Holocene, though not in an ice age. The reason for this is that there are still ice sheets in Greenland and the Artic and the Antarctic regions. The last gl...

Editor, In regards to "Pop-up used car lot draws concern: San Mateo considers Fourth Avenue neighborhood and California laws" in the Feb. 2 edition of the Daily Journal, San Mateo has had a problem o...

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The 2015 Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team game was held in Arizona.


The College of San Mateo expects one of the biggest turnouts for a sporting event in the community college's 53 years on the hilltop this Saturday for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team vs. NFL...


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The San Carlos Airport is bracing for an influx of charter flights this weekend carrying passengers headed to Sunday’s Super Bowl in Santa Clara.


San Mateo County's small airport in San Carlos is expected to do big business this weekend as charter reservations are way up leading to Sunday's Super Bowl in Santa Clara. There has been a steady up...


It's not often a wrestling dual meet comes down to the final match of the night. But as Oceana's Gabe Clark-Rimero and Burlingame's Arman Dizadji took the mat for their 224-pound match, the math was ...

Girls' soccer Menlo-Atherton 3, Burlingame 3 The Bears scored three times in the second half to salvage a tie against the Panthers. M-A (6-2-2 PAL Bay) was coming off an emotional 3-2 win over Carl...

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NEW YORK — U.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Friday's closely watched jobs report, which could offer insight about the U.S. economy and help determine whether the Federal R...

WASHINGTON — Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitte...

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The Coen canon reaches a crescendo — or rather a warped inversion of one — in "Hail, Caesar!" when the brothers assemble a quartet of religious leaders from various faiths before Josh Brolin's 195...

LOS ANGELES — "This is my favorite place," says Alden Ehrenreich. It's 11 a.m. outside The Musso & Frank Grill on a clear, crisp Los Angeles day, and Ehrenreich is chatting about the previous night...

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Strong quake hits Taiwan, many trapped in toppled building
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at lea..
US added just 151k jobs in Jan.; unemployment at 4.9 pct.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but sti..
Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing
WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling..
Julian Assange claims total vindication with UN panel ruling
LONDON — A little-known United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian ..
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