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Residents question the support of Black Mountain purchase: Some in San Carlos don’t like council’s proposal to buy land   

Some San Carlos residents contend the city's claim that support for purchasing the Black Mountain properties approaches 90 percent is more public relations gimmick than the truth. Special project dir...

Burlingame housing project receives preliminary approval: 290-unit development near Caltrain gains momentum through city planning process   

Burlingame residents and city officials advocated in favor of constructing a 290-unit residential development, which is vying to become one of the largest housing projects built in the recent history ...

Bill to deter, study recycled tires in artificial turf facing critical vote: Sen. Jerry Hill gets support from Hollywood stars   

State Sen. Jerry Hill is getting a taste of Hollywood activism as his efforts to deter the use of controversial recycled tires on increasingly popular artificial turfs faces a critical vote in the Sen...

MTC approves tenfold expansion of Bay Area Bike Share program   

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. The expansion to more than 7,000 bicycles, set to be c...

Bay Area doctors to treat dying patients with ecstasy drug   

The Federal Drug Administration is allowing a team of San Francisco Bay Area psychotherapists to prescribe ecstasy to treat dying patients. Ecstasy, or MDMA, is a recreational drug that brings on fee...

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California awards $250M to high school career prep programs   

SAN FRANCISCO — California is betting big — $1.4 billion over five years — that connecting high school studies to specific careers will get more students to graduate, go on to college and find w...

Memorable moments of National Spelling Bee   

OXON HILL, Md. — An impressive field of 283 young spellers was narrowed to 49 semifinalists during Wednesday's preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The remaining spellers will co...

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PASADENA — Here in dry, dusty Southern California, dealing with the worst drought in state history has become the "new normal." In my home, we've cut back on showers and watering the lawn. Banners ...

"Grow up." That's what I tell some of my plants. Upright plants, bathed in air, are less apt to get fungal diseases, and those bearing fruit — tomatoes, for example — are less likely to have the...

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Students from Westborough Preschool in South San Francisco perform in front of the crowd gathered to honor the announcement of Big Lift grant funding.


More than $4 million is being granted to four northern San Mateo County school districts to raise literacy rates of hundreds of young students through expanded preschool offerings. The grants announ...


OAKLAND — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again. Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Bar...

SAN JOSE — Carlmont's run through the Central Coast Section Open Division bracket came to an end Wednesday night as the No. 4-seed Scots (24-8) fell 3-0 to No. 1 Los Gatos in the semifinal round at ...

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NEW YORK — Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering the most of their losses from the day before, as Greece appeared closer to resolving its latest debt issues. However, the overall market remains...

WASHINGTON — IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation b...

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