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Gov. Jerry Brown proposing $3.6B annual highway plan   

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money t...

Settlement reached for bakery sewage discharge: Pilgrim Kitchen, Rolling Pin donut, Classic 101 Burgers and Shakes owner agrees to pay $47,000   

San Mateo County prosecutors and environmental officials reached a settlement with the owner of several food service establishments for numerous heath code violations — including discharging thousan...

Three contend for San Bruno City Council   

Fixing aging infrastructure, improving economic vitality and a dearth of affordable housing are the foremost concerns facing San Bruno residents, according to three candidates vying for two spots on t...

County not keen to diversion: San Mateo Civil Grand Jury recommends implementing mental health diversion program   

Most of the San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury recommendations related to the care of individuals with mental health issues "requires further analysis," according to a report by County Manager John Mal...

Missing Burlingame hiker found dead in Yosemite   

National Park Service rangers found the body of a missing Bay Area hiker earlier this week in Yosemite National Park, park officials said Thursday morning. Rangers found Burlingame resident James Mil...

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Brown receives bill protecting immigrant crime victims   

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to help immigrant victims of crime avoid being detained or deported. The state Assembly voted unanimously 66-0 Thursday to app...

Assembly Democrats elect next speaker from Los Angeles area   

SACRAMENTO — Democrats in the California Assembly have unanimously elected their next leader after the current speaker tried to stave off a vote until next year. The Democratic caucus voted Thursda...

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In 1886, a group of Apache Indians led by Geronimo (also known as Goyathlay, "One Who Yawns") surrendered to Gen. Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon in Arizona. In 1888, George Eastman received a patent...

There are lots of good reasons to raise California's tax on tobacco, not the least of which is that when cigarettes are more expensive, fewer kids smoke. California's existing tobacco tax hasn't been...

During election season, the Daily Journal does not accept guest perspective submissions from candidates for office or on election-related topics such as local measures. Letters to the editor of abou...

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City workers are completing work on a new dog park next to City Hall in San Carlos. The park opens Sept. 14.


The transformation of City Hall Park in San Carlos into a safe place for dogs to roam off-leash is almost complete as a grand opening is set for Sept. 14. The park is now fenced and public works crew...


The goals for the Serra football team haven't changed this year, just the number of goals to attain. Serra serves the first year of a two-year playoff ban as punishment for the fallout from last seas...

Experience on both sides of the line. New blood to its core at the skill positions. That's the composition of the 2015 College of San Mateo Bulldogs football roster. The Bulldogs are in the thick of ...

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NEW YORK — U.S. stocks moved slightly higher Thursday as markets calmed after a recent bout of turmoil. Investors were encouraged by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they w...

WASHINGTON — With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives. That's because a healthy job gain wou...

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NEW YORK — Imagine for a moment the peculiar experience of finding yourself in the Arabian desert, telling C3PO what to do. Such was the case for J.J. Abrams, who — despite his own trepidation ...

Though the fall movie season is traditionally the time of year when Hollywood gets serious, this fall is stuffed with spectacles. Alongside the seasonal biopics, true-life tales and period dramas tha...

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What do you think of the judge's decision to throw out Tom Brady's four-game suspension for the "Deflategate" incident?

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US employers added 173K jobs in Aug.; rate falls to 5.1 pct.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a mo..
With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky. — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license..
Benghazi panel interviews more of Clinton's inner circle
WASHINGTON — The chairman of a congressional panel investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks said ..
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