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Scaled-back housing plan under review: San Mateo council considers less dense Hillsdale Terrace redevelopment plan   

The density of a controversial housing proposal for a stretch of San Mateo's El Camino Real has been reduced after officials realized the city's citizens' initiative Measure P prohibits more than 68 u...

County looks to in-laws for housing options: Supervisors ease regulations, consider ready-made design templates   

In a growing toolbox of ways to address the region's housing crisis, San Mateo County officials are looking to make in-law units more affordable and easier to build. Like many jurisdictions througho...

Millennials are falling behind boomer parents   

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off than you. With a median household income of $40,581, millennials earn 20 percent less than boomers did at the same ...

Man gets 80 years for murder: San Bruno man shot girlfriend in the back of the head in 2013   

A San Bruno man convicted of murdering his girlfriend in 2013 was sentenced to 80 years to life in prison Friday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Albert Antonio Trejo, 5...

Man, 74, cited for punching woman in the face   

A 74-year-old man police suspect of punching a woman in the face during a Daly City traffic dispute Monday has been cited on suspicion of misdemeanor assault, according to a police spokesman. The su...

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Northern California officials assess heavy storm damage   

SAN FRANCISCO — It's too soon to peg a damage estimate from days of rainy weather that turned streets into rivers and living rooms into swimming pools throughout Northern California, state and count...

Legislature’s budget expert questions Brown deficit forecast   

SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature's nonpartisan budget expert says Gov. Jerry Brown's state revenue projection is probably overly conservative. Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor released his ini...

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In 1784, the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War; Britain followed suit in April 1784. In 1814, the Treaty of Kiel ended hostilities between Denmark and Sweden, wi...

The first trademark was granted in the United States to Averill Chemical Paint Company of New York City in 1870. The trademark was for a new line of house paint. *** The name "Coca-Cola" was trade...

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Leena Leffler-Little, 4, draws an outline of library assistant Cami Del Rio’s hand while exploring the Lookmobile in Half Moon Bay.


After partnering with exhibition creators from San Francisco's renowned Exploratorium, San Mateo County Libraries is bringing the interactive Lookmobile to communities across the region. The custom ...


It was a painful dagger that floored Cañada College in a battle for first place Friday night against City College of San Francisco. With the game deadlocked 79-79 with one second remaining in regula...

First Friday-night quad of the season. Two rivals —Aragon and San Mateo — hooking up for the first time this year. It couldn't possibly get any better than that, right? Well, when you factor in...

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Banks led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Friday, propelling the Nasdaq composite index to its fourth record high this week. Investors welcomed quarterly earnings from JPMorgan Chase, Bank of Americ...

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo said Friday its profit fell 5 percent in the first full quarter after regulators said that bank employees opened millions of customer accounts fraudulently to meet sales goals...

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Bombs detonated in the center of Boston are disarmed by bonds of family and community in Peter Berg's "Patriots Day," a stirring ode to civic life in the age of terrorism. "Patriots Day," which recre...

Last week, before winter break drew to a close, making way for 7 a.m. alarms and 8 a.m. lectures, I found myself making my way to the living room couch, a steaming cup of tea in one hand, a Margaret A...

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