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Gov. signs right-to-die legislation: Opponents are disappointed that Jerry Brown relied heavily on his personal experience in his decision   

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to ...

District moves toward Charter Square purchase: Foster City property owners, school officials enter exclusive negotiations   

The potential for development of a new school at the Charter Square shopping center in Foster City took a significant step forward, according to San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District offici...

Man charged in San Carlos hotel murder: James Goss, 61, accused of stabbing Robert Lawless, 32   

After working to piece together the events leading up to the death of a 32-year-old man who was stabbed in a San Carlos hotel room last week, prosecutors officially charged 61-year-old James Haarer Go...

San Carlos in talks over new turf: City, school officials look to broaden access for sports fields   

Young athletes in San Carlos may soon be playing sports on artificial turf, under a team effort considered by city and school officials to install the new playing surface at athletic fields on school ...

Man arrested for stalking woman   

A Hillsborough man was arrested early Saturday morning for entering a woman's home after following her home from a 24-Hour Fitness center in San Mateo, according to the District Attorney's Office. Pa...

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Huge storm slams South Carolina; at least 12 killed   

COLUMBIA, S.C. — People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered. Authorities struggled to get water to communities swamped by it, ...

Fiorina’s campaign includes the rare job: ‘Body woman’   

IOWA CITY, Iowa — In her six months working for Carly Fiorina, Rebecca Schieber has learned to always have a Sharpie pen handy for autographs. She's found ways to order the right vegetable-loaded me...

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STOCKHOLM — The Nobel prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed as "heroes in the truest sense of the word" for saving millions of lives with the creation of the world's leading malar...

Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received — they don't always open and close properly, possibly because a blood ...

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With seven candidates for three seats on the San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees, there is certainly no shortage of opinions on the board that runs each of the county's commu...

World-renowned poet John Donne once said that "no man is an island entire of itself." This symbolizes the belief that the whole of humanity is inextricably linked with one another — our lives, our m...

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Paul Beech, holding his son’s hand, and Joseph Brown reside at a Redwood City apartment complex that recently was sold. Many residents had their leases terminated and others are forming a tenants association to stave off their potential displacement.


Tenants at an 85-unit apartment complex in Redwood City that recently sold for nearly $26 million are forming a tenants association to stave off pending evictions. The building sold Aug. 31 to a trus...


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Workers started to remove debris from land owned by SamTrans that was dumped there Friday without the agency's consent.


Large piles of debris showed up mysteriously Friday on land owned by SamTrans in San Carlos that nearby residents say caused a large plume of dust to materialize Saturday. The dirt, pipes and other ...


The Bronx Bombers once had the M&M Boys. The Carlmont Scots now have Morrow and McClellan. Carlmont's M&M Girls — senior middle blocker Alexis Morrow and sophomore outside hitter Maya McClellan —...

Annalisa Crowe, Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country. The Lady Bears took second place at the 44th Artichoke Invitational Saturday at Half Moon Bay High School. Crowe was M-A's top finisher, placing th...

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NEW YORK — Stocks rallied in the U.S. and overseas Monday after last week's gloomy jobs report led investors to expect that the Federal Reserve will wait even longer before making its first interest...

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is embracing Jack Dorsey as its CEO in hopes that its once-spurned co-founder can hatch a plan to expand the short messaging service's audience and end nearly a decade of fin...

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NEW YORK — The Weeknd, One Direction and Selena Gomez are slated to perform on the 11-date Jingle Ball tour this December. IHeartRadio announced Monday that the tour will kick off Dec. 1 in Dallas ...

LOS ANGELES — In conversation, John Stamos comes across as entirely at ease in his handsome, age-defying skin. Who wouldn't be? But he admits that he longed to slip into something less comfortable ...

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Do you agree with Gov. Brown signing The End of Life Option Act, which allows terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of a doctor?

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IMF downgrades forecast for world, emerging market economies
LIMA, Peru — China's slowdown and tumbling commodity prices will push global economic growth this ..
Top general in Afghanistan: US strike on hospital a mistake
WASHINGTON — The deadly American attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan occurred despite "ri..
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