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Audit: Bond blunders led to shortfall: Independent report say South San Francisco Unified School District officials poorly managed taxpayer money   

South San Francisco Unified School District officials botched a bond spending plan leaving educators scrambling for funds to fulfill remaining project obligations, according to a report from an indepe...

Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering: Ex-state senator could face a maximum of 20 years in prison   

SAN FRANCISCO — An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown. Leland Yee ...

Residents scrutinize Millbrae station plan   

Residents took advantage of their first opportunity to officially and publicly express opinions and critiques of a development plan which is slated to forever alter the gateway to downtown Millbrae. ...

County names new Health System chief: Board of Supervisors must approve at next meeting   

The San Mateo County Health System's second in command, Louise Rogers, was nominated by County Manager John Maltbie Wednesday to replace outgoing Chief Jean Fraser. The Board of Supervisors will vo...

Music teacher pleads no contest to molesting students   

A 29-year-old music teacher pleaded no contest Tuesday to three counts of molesting his students during piano and guitar lessons in Daly City last year, prosecutors said Wednesday. Danville resident...

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Emails: U.S. officials aware of Clinton’s private address   

WASHINGTON — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her govern...

Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota   

NEW YORK — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Ca...

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Plants need water to keep cool, pump minerals up to their leaves and grow. And in many regions and many seasons, they can fend for themselves getting water. Used to be, they had to. It was less than...

Flowers are the face of a garden, providing color and texture. But a few well-placed landscape accessories can give it character and a dash of personality. Accessories can range from water fixtures, ...

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The Redwood City Planning Commission approved a nine-story office project on Marshall Street that will comprise 129,235 square feet with a mix of retail.


A proposed office development at 601 Marshall St. in Redwood City was approved by the Planning Commission on a 5-1 vote with the lone dissenter, Janet Borgens, saying the building is simply too tall a...


The transition from a revered star to an everyday grinder is not always an easy one. College of San Mateo outfielder Brad Degnan found out the hard way. "I learned a lot, because the level is so muc...

Whenever I hear those San Francisco Giants fans' slogans, "In Bochy We Trust" and "I believe!" I can't help but roll my eyes. Those types of fans annoy me because they believe everything is A-OK in Gi...

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NEW YORK — Hopes that a deal could be reached between Greece and its creditors pushed stocks higher on Wednesday. The U.S. market opened higher, following strong gains for European stocks, after G...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by the Associated Pres...

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NEW YORK — Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy's department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common on Wednesday: They're the latest to distance themselves from Donald ...

HARTFORD, Conn. — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they rece...

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Solid hiring, lower US unemployment rate, but wages flat
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in June, and the unemployment rate fell to ..
US regulator says Fiat Chrysler recall woes are widespread
WASHINGTON — A top U.S. auto safety regulator says that Fiat Chrysler failed to provide timely and..
US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials
GENEVA — The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA ..
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