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Dark day for many in S.F.: Power fully restored after outage   

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco power outage that stranded people in elevators and left tens of thousands of others in the dark Friday was caused by the massive failure of a circuit breaker that spa...

Efforts to curb San Carlos Airport noise begin: Residents share concerns of county study’s length, accuracy   

County efforts to engage residents affected by San Carlos Airport noise got off the ground Thursday with a public information meeting aimed at gathering community input on a noise abatement study. T...

Ex-cop charged with 16 counts of sexual assault: Noah Winchester accused of raping women   

A former San Mateo police officer was held to answer to 16 felony counts of sexual assault Friday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. The daylong preliminary hearing inclu...

Latino youth are heard at OYE Conference: Young leaders step up to share stories of self-discovery at sixth anniversary event   

For the four high school students emceeing the sixth annual OYE Conference at Cañada College this May, sharing their talents is like a reflex. The two seniors, one junior and one sophomore leading ...

Man arrested for contacting teen girl online   

An undercover operation led to the arrest of a San Francisco man for having inappropriate contact with a 15-year-old girl, according to San Bruno police. Lawrence So, 34, was arrested Thursday, April...

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Trump tells young immigrants in U.S. illegally to ‘rest easy’   

WASHINGTON — Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now here illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the "dreamers" they will not be targets for deportat...

Last adventure for NASA’s Cassini spacecraft at Saturn   

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's Cassini spacecraft faces one last perilous adventure around Saturn. Cassini swings past Saturn's mega moon Titan early Saturday for a gravity-assisted, orbit-tweaking ...

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In 1889, the Oklahoma Land Rush began at noon as thousands of homesteaders staked claims. In 1930, the United States, Britain and Japan signed the London Naval Treaty, which regulated submarine warfa...

Peanut shells are used in kitty litter, instant fireplace logs and animal feed. *** The first recorded conjoined twins were Chang and Eng, born in Siam in 1811, hence the term "Siamese Twins." Their...

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Courtesy of the San Mateo Fire Department
Firefighters participate in Bay rescue drills off Coyote Point Friday as part of a multi-departmental training course.


  Dozens of local firefighters ventured into the water Friday afternoon as a multi-department effort to train first responders in how to rescue people trapped in the San Francisco Bay. The San Mate...


Hillsdale always has a chance to win when sophomore ace Thomas Karpishin is on the mound. And with the Knights in must-win mode, Karpishin turned in the finest performance of his varsity career. The ...

DENVER — Trevor Story hit his first career grand slam and Charlie Blackmon lined an inside-the-park homer as part of a six-run fourth inning, helping the Rockies beat Johnny Cueto and the Giants 6-5...

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NEW YORK — U.S. stocks slumped Friday as financial and health care companies moved lower. Industrial companies rose as stocks continued the up-and-down pattern they've been stuck in for the last mon...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has rejected a request from Exxon Mobil to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia to allow the company to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. Treasury Secr...

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The Armenian Genocide is a curiously unexplored moment in our modern history, cinematically speaking. That fact alone makes director and co-writer Terry George's "The Promise " intriguing enough. Hist...

The song "No Scrubs" by the girl group TLC was released in 1999, and it enjoyed much success; the song was nominated for Record of the Year at the Grammys and was Billboard 100's second-biggest single...

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