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San Bruno takes CPUC to task: City officials seek removal of president after email shows ‘cozy’ relationship with PG&E   

San Bruno officials called on Gov. Jerry Brown to remove California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey from office, alleging that recently disclosed emails show "illegal and illicit"...

Man pleads no contest to killing puppy: No more than three years prison, attorney says client has history of mental illness   

A Redwood City man accused of torturing the family's 4-month-old puppy for a month in front of his young daughter before eventually suffocating the animal pleaded no contest to felony animal cruelty a...

Concern over adequate P.E. programs: South San Francisco schools to look into initial data about inadequate physical education   

A group of parents who came forward with concerns about inadequate physical education programming in elementary schools is prompting the South San Francisco Unified School District to look at ways to ...

Report: Water conservation doubles in last month alone   

After conservation rates started disappointingly slow, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission was pleased to announce Monday that in the last month alone, consumers more than doubled the amount...

Program introduces children to fresh food: The HEAL Project wants to create healthy communities   

Cherry tomatoes and brussels sprouts might not exactly sound appealing to your average 5-year-old, but one San Mateo County organization wants to change children's attitudes toward fruit and vegetable...

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Drone almost blocks firefighting planes   

SHINGLE SPRINGS — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow...

California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan   

MEXICO CITY — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that ...

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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering u...

NEW YORK — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the...

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Blame it on the chlorine. Typically, I admit not being a frequent Kmart shopper. But two things propelled me into the San Mateo outlet last Friday after work — which on an unrelated note shows ...

Editor, Israel and the United States believe that every life is valuable, and every death is tragic. It is a terrible shame that Hamas glorifies death. In her letter in the July 23 edition of the Da...

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David Flores and his son, Santiago Flores Benard, take a look at the bobcat habitat during a July 26 visit to CuriOdyssey, the San Mateo-based science and wildlife center for children and families....


The Joe DiMaggio Baseball League World Series is in full swing at Half Moon Bay High School, but San Carlos and Daly City are the only two Peninsula teams left standing in the 10-team field. That num...

Boy, professional sports in general — and the NFL in particular — just can't catch a break. I have to believe the NFL, Major League Baseball, NBA, et al are really trying to get their players to ...

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NEW YORK — After dawdling between small gains and losses in a slow day of summer trading, the stock market ended little changed on Monday. Instead of worrying about the conflict between Russia and ...

SAN FRANCISCO — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and N...

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LOS ANGELES — "Orange Is the New Black" actress Uzo Aduba is flooded with marriage proposals these days. "People on the street, people on Twitter ask, 'Can I be your prison wife?' I'm like you kno...

NEW YORK — A contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn't beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. He wanted to check her out from behind and didn't need to use his imagination. The ...

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Report: Health premiums rose significantly in 2014
SACRAMENTO — California’s insurance commissioner released a report Tuesday showing the cost of h..
Fogging for West Nile in San Mateo Wednesday
San Mateo County mosquito officials will once again fog in San Mateo Wednesday night after more mosq..
Twenty evacuated because of gas leak in San Mateo
About 20 people were evacuated in San Mateo this morning as crews sealed a small gas line break, a P..
Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel
WASHINGTON — Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled Tuesday to seal a $225 millio..
Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel on Tuesday unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war a..
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