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Station Park Green has new owner: Essex buys 12-acre site with development approvals for $67M   

Construction of San Mateo's long-awaited Station Park Green residential community shifted hands Tuesday as Essex Property Trust purchased the 12-acre site fresh with development approvals. Essex she...

‘Monster’ homes feared in the hills: Redwood City Planning Commission OKs controversial measure for hillside proposal   

A controversial resolution passed by the Redwood City Planning Commission to regulate hillside development is being blasted by critics for lacking true guidelines for construction. The commission vot...

Input sought on school overcrowding solutions: Town hall meetings to address enrollment issues in San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District   

Members of the community will soon have another opportunity to offer solutions regarding how to best address limited campus capacity in the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District. The Next...

Alleged DUI driver faces lawsuits: Hillsdale High School teacher, disabled student seek compensation for injuries   

A man charged with driving under the influence when his car reportedly struck a Hillsdale High School teacher and three special needs students in September is now facing two civil lawsuits on top of c...

Dog owners protest new Golden Gate National Recreation Area leash rules   

Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered outside the National Park Service offices in San Francisco's Financial District Wednesday afternoon to protest the Golden Gate National Recreation Area's new g...

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Brown: California is leading on climate-change work with China   

SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown touted California's cooperation with China on climate change Wednesday, pointing to more than a dozen accords on sharing training and knowledge for cleaner energy. ...

Orange County lawmaker named to high-speed rail board   

SACRAMENTO — A former state lawmaker from Orange County has been appointed to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board, adding another Southern California voice on the $68 billion project. Se...

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A neglected, overgrown, old apple tree does have charm, its gnarled, elbowed branches seemingly reaching out for a hug. The fruit, unfortunately, are more often than not too small, too high and too pe...

In homes where space and time are precious, the future of the humble houseplant may depend on whether it can earn its keep. Houseplants that endure tend to be either undemanding succulents, edible he...

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The long-vacant Burlingame Drive-In site has been sold for development of 767,000 square feet of office and retail space, a restaurant, recreational facilities, food services and a multi-level parking structure.


A major overhaul of the Bayfront in Burlingame will be coming online, as a sale of the former drive-in site on Airport Boulevard has been finalized, according to city officials. H&Q Asia Pacific, a ...


MILPITAS — All a coach can do is put his players in the best position to succeed. To that end, Menlo-Atherton boys' soccer coach Jacob Pickard and his assistant went and scouted Bellarmine in its qu...

SAN FRANCISCO — Even with an explosive 3-point performance in the third quarter, Mills was unable to overcome Sacred Heart Cathedral. The No. 1-seed Fightin' Irish (15-11) took the lead midway thro...

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NEW YORK — U.S. stocks sank Wednesday, pulling indexes further below record highs hit earlier in the week. The drop was modest but broad: nine of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index lo...

WASHINGTON — Transcripts of Federal Reserve meetings in 2009 showed central bank officials struggling to contain the worst financial crisis in seven decades and searching for the right policies to h...

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LOS ANGELES — Pharrell Williams told a jury Wednesday that he was trying to evoke the feel of Marvin Gaye's music but did not copy the late singer's work when he crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines....

NEW YORK — Bruce Willis will make his Broadway debut this fall in a tale of torture and suspense — a stage adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Misery." Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures said Wednesda...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
What do you think of the fact that Hillary Clinton used her personal email while she was secretary of state?

A little alarming
She should have followed the rules
No big deal
It will likely linger into the presidential campaign
A big deal, but I still support her


Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018
POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic e..
European Central Bank: Recovery is strengthening
NICOSIA, Cyprus — The struggling eurozone economy is picking up momentum ahead of the launch next ..
Source: Obama counsel not aware of Clinton's email practice
WASHINGTON — The White House counsel's office was not aware at the time Hillary Rodham Clinton was..
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