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Evicted tenants to stay put: Teen takes up fight to help family, friends find housing   

Eight families who live in an 18-unit apartment complex asked to vacate their premises by Tuesday night are refusing to leave until a judge orders them to. Every tenant, including 31 children, had th...

Officials clash over Charter Square plan: School district and city struggle to see eye-to-eye over plan for fourth school   

Collaboration between elected officials in Foster City may be required to address projected overcrowding of elementary school campuses, but some have differing opinions regarding whether common ground...

Top South San Francisco official staying on board: City Manager Mike Futrell agrees to extension   

Mike Futrell has accepted a contract extension to stay on board as the South San Francisco city manager, under an agreement that will extend his stay at the helm of the city for another three years, a...

Cal Fire asks residents to prep for holiday: Burn ban in effect, illegal fireworks discouraged for San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties   

With the looming drought and Fourth of July just around the corner, fire officials are instituting burn bans and encouraging the public to protect themselves as well as their homes. Starting this w...

Park thief steals backpack, possibly escapes with female   

Police are searching for a couple that may be responsible for stealing a backpack at Bayshore Circle Park in San Bruno Saturday. The victim was at the park around 5:17 p.m. when a man approached the...

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Boston 2024 Olympics organizers update $4.6 billion bid proposal   

BOSTON — The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thous...

Puerto Rico to seek debt moratorium from bondholders   

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's governor said Monday night he will form a financial team to negotiate with bondholders on delaying debt payments and then restructuring $72 billion in public de...

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SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbrea...

CHICAGO — Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funde...

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"We welcome you to Wednesday night Bible Study with open arms ... may God have mercy on you." These were the faithful sentiments of Felicia Sanders — mother to one of the nine victims of the fatal s...

This month, legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown agreed on a budget that is good for California in the coming fiscal year and significantly builds reserves while paying down debt, and makes critic...

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Diego Oliva and Matthew Prendergast, 9, learn about coding as they participate in ROBLOX’s pilot program at the Mid-Peninsula Boys and Girls Club in San Mateo.

 

It's based on languages known by few but used by many — coding. By the end of summer, a group of kids will know more about coding and creating video games than many adults thanks to the collaborati...

 

Just call them the comeback kids. Encore Navy 16-1 — the powerhouse club volleyball team out of Redwood City — captured the bronze medal Sunday in the 16-year-old Open tournament at the ...

Majors division gets most of the publicity as the face of Little League, but the players vying for a spot in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the home of the Little League World Series, aren't the on...

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NEW YORK — Fears that Greece's troubles could spread through the global financial system shook markets on Monday, driving U.S. stocks to their worst day of the year. Investors fled from stocks in ...

WASHINGTON — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May, as pending sales climbed to their highest level in more than nine years. The National Association of Realtors said Monday tha...

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NEW YORK — "Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high...

LOS ANGELES — Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of...

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Change of plea hearing set for former state senator Yee
Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces corruption and money-laundering charges, and three other men..
Greece’s bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment
ATHENS, Greece — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has r..
California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to i..
Christie opens 2016 campaign, long climb ahead
LIVINGSTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opened his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday a..
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