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Belmont teachers to protest: Contract negotiations have been ongoing since 2012   

Teachers fed up with the bargaining process in Belmont are planning a rally Thursday night before the school board meeting to protest what they say is a lack of respect in a now two-year ordeal. The ...

Harbor District at odds over new manager search: Harbormaster Scott Grindy hired as interim general manager, commissioner wants more vetting   

With just a few months left before the longtime general manager of the San Mateo County Harbor District is set to retire, its Board of Commissioners are disagreeing on how to fill his position. Despi...

Vet sentenced fo attacking benefactor   

A homeless 54-year-old veteran who choked a Veterans Affairs hospital worker over housecleaning after she took him in was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison. Five years was the maximum Timot...

Trial date set for alleged transit thief, DA won’t retry other   

Prosecutors will not retry one of two longtime transit repairmen accused of stealing more than $40,000 Caltrain ticket machines but acquitted on five counts of embezzlement. The jury deadlocked on se...

Giants fans be wary, man robbed of $1,000 World Series tickets   

With the World Series hot on San Francisco Giants' fans minds, police are reminding people to be wary about selling tickets online after a man was robbed of two game five tickets worth more than $1,00...

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California malpractice cap generates big spending   

SACRAMENTO — Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading ...

Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in U.S.   

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the diseas...

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Cozying up in a favorite sweater is one of the distinct pleasures of autumn. This fall, designers and retailers are stitching up sweater motifs on an array of home dicor. So while you're wrapping you...

NEW YORK — So you want to paint a room white. Sounds easy, until you go to the hardware store to buy paint and discover there are dozens of whites to choose from. Many have familiar yet poetic nam...

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What's worse: math or meth? For one Florida mom, that answer is easy. After Toys R Us began stocking its shelves with action figures from the popular AMC show "Breaking Bad" — complete with all t...

The California Supreme Court declined last week to hear a case concerning the financing of California's planned high-speed rail system. In so doing, the justices let stand a state appellate court dec...

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Rendering of The Trousdale in Burlingame.


A forthcoming Sunrise Senior Living facility may not be the only assisted living facility with a new memory care center entering the scene in Burlingame and some worry there isn't enough below-market ...


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Fra...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over. While the Kansas City Royals showed off their late-inning heat, San Francisco's relievers mel...

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NEW YORK — Stocks fell broadly on Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index, as investors shaken by recent swings in the market sold some of their holdings. ...

DALLAS — Facing an even bigger mountain of packages this holiday season, FedEx and UPS are hiring more workers to avoid the delays that frustrated shoppers and gift-recipients a year ago. Last De...

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LOS ANGELES — The international search to find the world's funniest person moves to Las Vegas. The Laugh Factory in Hollywood says online votes from its Monday night competition have been counted ...

NEW YORK — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly th...

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White House fence jumper charged with assault
WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night h..
Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall
DETROIT — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with fa..
Brazilian companies raise Chiquita offer to $681M
NEW YORK — Brazilian companies Cutrale and Safra said they are again raising their bid for banana ..
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