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Hillside project gets OK: Controversial Ascension Heights development opposed by neighbors   

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors ended a developer's nearly 15-year odyssey to construct a subdivision of single-family homes in the San Mateo Highlands by voting 4-1 to approve the project. ...

Officials critique proposed health care campus: Planning commissioners question plan for health community   

During the initial formal review of a massive health and wellness campus designed for construction near Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame, officials took issue with the long time frame prop...

Large housing project up for approval: Officials hope development will revitalize downtown South City   

An immense housing development officials hope will invigorate an underutilized portion of downtown South San Francisco is slated to be considered for approval. Sares Regis proposed to construct a 27...

Feds offer loans to help crabbers: Brown seeks disaster declaration   

Federal officials are offering some relief to those whose livelihoods rely on California's multi-million dollar commercial crabbing industry that's been ground to an indefinite halt this season. Sin...

Gas prices down in California   

Domestic crude oil inventories reached their highest level for this time of year in nearly eight decades causing prices to remain near their lowest price point since the Great Recession, according to ...

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Trump and Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries   

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring...

State farmers reap record sales in record drought   

FRESNO — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry an...

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NEW YORK — Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food sa...

There is a time and place for a pint of ice cream and a spoon. Or for a pile of cookies or box of doughnuts. An Oscars viewing party is neither the time nor the place. This party requires desserts wit...

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It's nice to see something positive take place from the tragic 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight, injured 66 and forever changed the Crestmoor neighborhood in San Bruno. In the wake of that ...

"The sources of danger in the world lie more within us than outside." — M. Scott Peck, "The Road Less Traveled."   Honesty, decency and responsibility are the three concepts Maxine Schnall emphasi...

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The popular Titans of Mavericks surf competition in Half Moon Bay will be held this Friday.


It’s official — El Niño has provided and the Titans will descend. Organizers and forecasters with the renowned Mavericks big wave surf competition confirmed monstrous swells wort...


Like most teams, the Menlo-Atherton boys' basketball squad set a number of goals during the preseason. But unlike a lot of teams, the Bears are actually ticking off those boxes. They reached their fi...

PALO ALTO — If blue-and-gold is becoming synonymous with basketball supremacy, as it is with the Golden State Warriors, count in the Alma Heights Christian boys' basketball team. The Pacifica-based...

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U.S. stocks extended their three-day losing streak Tuesday, closing slightly lower after spending most of the day wavering between gains and losses. Energy companies led the decline as the price of ...

NEW YORK — If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones with more knowledge about what's going on inside businesses than...

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NEW YORK — Jake Johnson admits to being worried when he found out his Fox comedy “New Girl” would continue filming episodes while the show’s star, Zooey Deschanel, was on mate...

LOS ANGELES — A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard testimony Tuesday about pornographic messages and sex toys he sent her earlier in her career. Pal...

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S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park wit..
Senate leaders vow fast action on North Korea sanctions bill
WASHINGTON — Senate leaders pledged on Wednesday to take swift action on legislation imposing more..
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions mor..
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