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City passes moratorium on lot splits: Temporary urgency ordinance in San Carlos while city officials look at residential zoning rules   

The San Carlos City Council has temporarily set zoning rules back prior to 2011 that prohibits some residential property owners from splitting their lots to build additional homes. The council passed...

The pyrotechnics behind the revelry: Fireworks company hosts Foster City, Redwood City shows   

Fireworks — they're magical, mysterious, traditional and sometimes terrifying. This year, one of the West Coast's largest pyrotechnics companies will be celebrating Fourth of July by wowing crowds a...

Fire officials issue holiday weekend warnings: Caution urged during dry Fourth of July holiday, fireworks discouraged   

Backyard barbecues, Fourth of July revelers and another summertime preceded by years of drought is prompting fire officials to urge the public to remain cautious as the holiday approaches. While many...

Millbrae residents concerned about spree of burglaries: Council promises assistance and action in stemming property crime   

A rash of home burglaries plaguing Millbrae drove frustrated residents to a council meeting where they shared their safety fears and concerns with city officials Tuesday. Residents turned out in dro...

Donors fund gun range remodel: Siebel, Arrillaga give $5.2 million to revamp Coyote Point Shooting Range   

Two philanthropists are donating $5.2 million to remodel the Coyote Point Shooting Range in San Mateo. The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation and real estate mogul John Arrillaga have offered the mo...

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New laws set to take effect around the country   

New laws targeting abortion are set to take effect Friday in about one-fifth of the states, initiating another wave of restrictions just days after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas measure t...

‘Move on’ from Benghazi? Republicans say it’s unlikely   

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton says it's "time to move on" after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no new evi...

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REHOBOTH, Delaware — My husband and I have vacationed at the beach in Rehoboth, Delaware, with our dogs for many years. We always stayed at a pet-friendly inn, except for one weekend at a condo. Nob...

Globe artichokes have much to contribute to home gardens, from providing thin layers of leathery leaves for delectable dining to serving as flowery backdrops in border settings. Pollinators like their...

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The 78th Annual Fourth of July Parade begins 10 a.m. in downtown Redwood City Monday, July 4.


An entire day of events is planned in Redwood City for the Fourth of July ending with a fireworks extravaganza at the port. Festivities start 7:30 a.m. Monday with an annual pancake breakfast with th...


It was hard not to select a player from the Sacred Heart Prep boys' lacrosse team for the player of the year award. What was difficult was deciding which particular player. The Gators put up one of t...

San Bruno Joe DiMaggio pitcher Jesse Palafox just has Burlingame's number. One year removed from graduating from Capuchino in 2015, Palafox has been a buzz saw against Burlingame, a team against whic...

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Banks and other financial companies led another broad surge in U.S. stocks Wednesday, turning the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index slightly positive for the year. It w...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday gave the green light to plans by major banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough...

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LOS ANGELES — Rapper Kanye West and Adidas are expanding their partnership that began almost two years ago with retail hubs for his Yeezy products and additional sportswear designs. The sportswear...

NEW YORK — Jessica Williams is leaving as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" this week after four years. But she's not straying far. The network said Wednesday that Williams will ...

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