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Harbor District in chaos: Interim general manager alleges harassment • President Sabrina Brennan may be stripped of title • Commission sticks with Cartel to lead Mavericks event   

High tension and drama have become the norm at the San Mateo County Harbor District and even supporters of board President Sabrina Brennan say she's the reason why. But Brennan contends the drama is ...

San Bruno Park Elementary School District teachers set to get big payday: Under state funding increase, educators set to receive as much as 8.5 percent raise   

Educators in San Bruno will likely walk away from contract negotiations that have been marred by myriad struggles with an agreement that awards them an unexpected, but substantial, pay raise, due to a...

University board OKs 8 percent tuition hike for nonresidents   

SAN FRANCISCO — Undergraduates from outside California and graduate students preparing for careers outside academia will pay more to attend the University of California in the fall under a revised p...

Towering achievement   

San Francisco International Airport celebrated a milestone Thursday as it completed construction of a new airport traffic control tower that will be operational by summer 2016....

Beached whale towed out to sea   

A dead gray whale found on a Half Moon Bay beach Tuesday was towed out to sea Thursday morning, a day after crews finished burying two other whales on a Pacifica beach. The gray whale was discovered ...

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State home prices, sales rise in April   

SAN DIEGO — California home prices climbed to a new 7 1/2-year high in April as low interest rates and job growth lured buyers, a research firm said Thursday. Sales were brisk. The median sales pri...

Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill   

GOLETA — The latest oil spill on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket compared with the area's catastrophic blowout in 1969, but it has become a new rallying point for environmentali...

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LOCAL LAWYERS STEP OUT OF THE COURTROOM TO HELP THE COMMUNITY. Many young San Mateo County lawyers are looking for ways to help their community outside of the law office or the courtroom. These attorn...

In 1860, the United States and Japan exchanged ratifications of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce during a ceremony in Washington. In 1913, the American Cancer Society was founded in New York under it...

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To most people, Memorial Day is just another day on the calendar, but to others it is a day of reflection to honor their family members who served their country proudly and sometimes paid the ultimate...

Ever so slowly, attitudes change for the better. The politically influential California Medical Association announced ... it has changed a long-held position and dropped its opposition to pending deat...

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Nearly 140,000 juvenile salmon were trucked from an Oroville hatchery and released into nets at Pillar Point Harbor Wednesday.

 

An extraordinary effort to maintain a sustainable fishery is underway as a group of local fishermen released nearly 140,000 juvenile salmon into nets off Pillar Point Harbor Wednesday. With water se...

 

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry scored 33 points to turn back another spectacular performance by James Harden, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 99-98 on Thursday night to take a 2-...

The first day of the Central Coast Section baseball tournament Wednesday was one to remember. Upsets ruled the day and one of the section's best league was brought to its collective knees. But one of...

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NEW YORK — The stock market eked out another record close on Thursday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks. Best Buy was among the biggest gainers after reporting earnings that exceeded the e...

CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: care for the...

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There's a lot to like about Disney's "Tomorrowland." It's got George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, robots and explosions, a positive message, and it puts the fate of the future in the hands of two smart yo...

BEVERLY HILLS — For writer Damon Lindelof, the genesis of the escapist adventure "Tomorrowland" was one very simple question: What happened to our jet packs? When he, director Brad Bird and George ...

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