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Cuts could mean school closure: Budget crisis causes San Bruno elementary board to take drastic measures, hope state funding saves them   

Another school in the San Bruno Park Elementary School District faces closure, under a series of cuts to vital services approved by the Board of Trustees attempting to solve the financial crisis that ...

Residents say Holly Street ‘far less safe’: San Carlos City Council set to hear results of parking, striping changes   

Residents who live on or near Holly Street contend the busy corridor has become less safe for pedestrians after the San Carlos City Council voted to restrict parking during the day. Members of Greate...

Former Palo Alto school chief to lead San Mateo high schools: San Mateo Union High School District names Kevin Skelly as superintendent   

Kevin Skelly, the superintendent of the Palo Alto Unified School District until last year, was named to the same position at the San Mateo Union High School District by the Board of Trustees Thursday ...

Father facing attempted murder charge for son’s shooting   

The father who allegedly shot his adult son multiple times at their San Carlos home faces an attempted murder charge and will be arraigned Friday, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. ...

San Mateo burglaries have police on alert   

San Mateo police are warning residents to be wary of burglars preying on homes across the Peninsula. Two homes were broken into on the east side of San Mateo Monday morning and police are asking pe...

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EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis   

BRUSSELS — Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea of more t...

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Shiite rebels in six cities   

SANAA, Yemen — Attempts to ease fighting in Yemen appeared to falter Thursday, as Shiite rebels pressed an offensive in the south and a Saudi Arabia-led coalition intensified its airstrikes less tha...

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In 1792, the national anthem of France, "La Marseillaise," was composed by Captain Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle. In 1800, Congress approved a bill establishing the Library of Congress. In 1898, Spa...

It's always sad to say goodbye, but in that solemn exercise there is an opportunity to relish the time that was had. So it is with the death of Daily Journal history columnist Darold Fredricks last we...

  At its April 14 City Council meeting, I believe Belmont city officials improperly restricted my time to speak on agenda items. I asked City Clerk Terri Cook for permission to speak ...

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Dream Machines founder Bob Senz, right, shakes hands with Rob Schneider as the men work to set up for this weekend’s event at the Half Moon Bay Airport. The annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines will highlight more than 2,000 mechanical marvels from historic airplanes to classic cars and present extreme sporting events like freestyle motocross.


Ready to witness a jaw dropping, adrenaline pumping, heart racing, spectacular daredevil display? Then head to the 25th annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show this weekend at the Half Moon Bay Airpo...


NEW ORLEANS — Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans...

In the 2014 regular-season finale, the Half Moon Bay softball team edged Capuchino 3-2 to clinch the Peninsula Athletic League's Bay Division last automatic Central Coast Section playoff berth. Capuc...

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NEW YORK — Fifteen years, one month and thirteen days. That's how long it took the Nasdaq composite index to close above the record it set at the apex of the dot-com bubble. The Nasdaq rose 20.89 ...

NEW YORK — Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports. Bloomberg News and The New York Times both said Thursday that the cable company is pla...

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It will surely stand as one of the most peculiar and possibly ironic entries in a director's filmography that in between Joss Whedon's two "Avengers" films there reads "Much Ado About Nothing": a low-...

BURBANK — There's a conflict brewing in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," and it doesn't involve megalomaniac robots. After reaching a peace with their structure and roles on the superhero fighting team, T...

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Stocks rise on tech earnings; Nasdaq adds to record
NEW YORK — Stocks advanced slightly Friday as investors cheered the quarterly results of three lar..
Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack
MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than ..
Person killed in fire at East Palo Alto abandoned chemical refinery site
A person was killed this morning in a fire at an abandoned chemical refinery site in East Palo Alto,..
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