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Health campus in the works: Burlingame Planning Commission to study plan for 9.25-acre wellness community near Mills-Peninsula   

Burlingame officials are set to initiate a formal review of a massive health and wellness community proposed for construction near Mills-Peninsula Medical Center. The Burlingame Planning Commission ...

Details of levee project explored: Foster City plan to undergo environmental review, address potential for climate change   

Striving to meet federal mandates or face nearly every property in Foster City having to carry flood insurance, city officials are proceeding with a multi-million dollar project to improve the Bayfron...

Prepping the coast for a disaster: Nick Gottuso coordinates emergency services for county, Half Moon Bay   

Whether he's lecturing on disaster preparedness, organizing winter storm drills or training volunteers on response techniques, Nick Gottuso wants to ensure the San Mateo County coastside is poised to ...

City seeks to combat residential burglaries: In 2015, the crime in San Carlos hit its highest point in 11 years   

In 2015, San Carlos experienced more residential burglaries than in any of the past 11 years, prompting the city's top police official to seek ways to combat the uptick in the crime. The number of re...

Calling all history lovers: Burlingame announces city’s first official town crier   

Richard Aptekar is following his calling by heeding his need to cry — but maybe not in the fashion most would typically expect. Aptekar, 72, has been selected by the Burlingame Historical Society ...

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Thousands more Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting   

BEIRUT — Thousands of Syrians rushed toward the Turkish border Friday, fleeing a fierce government offensive and intense Russian airstrikes near Syria's largest city of Aleppo. Turkey, an ally of t...

In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss   

RIO DE JANEIRO — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms w...

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The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers at Super Bowl 50 this Sunday. The game will be watched by 180 million Americans. *** The three most popular snacks that people buy for the Super Bo...

In 1778, the United States won official recognition from France with the signing of a Treaty of Alliance in Paris. In 1788, Massachusetts became the sixth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. In 1...

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San Francisco City Hall erected a Super Bowl 50 sculpture to help celebrate the matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos Sunday. All season, the NFL has celebrated 50 years of the...


With three straight wins to start the season, the College of San Mateo softball team has done nothing to tarnish its No. 1 ranking among California Community College teams. For a team that is accusto...

How Friday night's crosstown matchup between Aragon and San Mateo boys' basketball turned into an upbeat shootout is anyone's guess. The Dons, however, were insistent the low-scoring 38-29 win at San ...

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NEW YORK — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month. Technology stocks fell especi...

WASHINGTON — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible remov...

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"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is as silly as it sounds, and not nearly as fun as it should be. In this adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's bestselling genre mashup of Jane Austen's classic and, we...

When David Bowie died on Jan. 10, 2016, I didn't think too much of it. I vaguely knew the celebrity by name, but I hadn't listened to his songs, and I never watched "Labyrinth." But every media outlet...

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