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Big parking changes for downtown: Redwood City officials looking at charging for EV and creating car sharing program   

Big changes may be coming to parking in Redwood City if the City Council approves a list of recommendations that include fees for electric vehicle charging, establishing a car share program and allowi...

City unhappy with intersection evaluation: Burlingame wants options for Floribunda, El Camino Real left-turn issue; planned tree removal a focus   

Work to fix a Burlingame intersection that has a higher left-turn related collision rate than the statewide average is moving forward with a draft environmental report, but the city isn't satisfied wi...

Sport crabbing season opens: Recreational fishing begins Saturday, commercial Nov. 15   

Dungeness crab fishing season is sure to draw crowds to the docks at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay with sport season kicking off Saturday and commercial fishermen preparing their equipment to h...

Two critically burned in Bay Area apartment fire   

Fire crews responded to reports of an explosion and fire Friday at a San Francisco Bay Area apartment complex that left two people critically burned, a fire captain said. Contra Costa Fire Capt. Ken...

Skyline student found dead   

A 51-year-old male Skyline College student was found dead at the San Bruno school Tuesday, Oct. 28, said San Bruno police Lt. Tim Mahon. The fire department was called there because David Bettencourt...

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Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight   

MOJAVE — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback...

California storm dampens Giants parade, Halloween   

SAN FRANCISCO — A much-needed, if poorly timed, storm rolled into California, dampening the Giants' World Series championship parade in San Francisco and promising to force candy-seeking ghosts and ...

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Physicist John Wheeler (1911-2008) coined the term "black hole" in the 1960s. A black hole is a supposed region in outer space that has such a strong gravitational pull that not even light can escape....

In 1512, Michelangelo's just-completed paintings on the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel were publicly unveiled by the artist's patron, Pope Julius II. In 1604, William Shakespeare's tragedy "...

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Daily Journal endorsements California Proposition 1 (water bond) — YES California Proposition 2 (rainy-day fund) — YES California Proposition 45 (government insurance rate oversight) — NO Ca...

Three weeks ago, I wrote a piece on the unintended consequences of Gov. Jerry Brown's Public Safety Realignment program, commonly known as AB 109, or Assembly Bill 109, that shifts offenders from stat...

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Burlingame resident Jennifer Tyler Lee, author of ‘The 52 New Foods Challenge,’ cooks with her son James.


Turning healthy eating into a game helped Jennifer Tyler Lee not only improve her children's well-being, but also led to her own successful food career. The Burlingame mom with a background in strate...


When the phrase, "hit a speed bump," is used as a sports metaphor, it's meant to explain a momentary stumble, nothing too damaging. Since starting the season 4-0, the San Mateo football has not hit a...

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as tens of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring ...

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NEW YORK — For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October. Stocks started the month modestly below a record high, only to cascade to their worst slump in two years. But after flirti...

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy. For the first time, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering free shipping on what it considers the seas...

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Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we'll be able to hang around for another 500 years or ...

"Enter to grow in wisdom," reads the gates of Harvard University. This school, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is second to none when it comes to prestige. Harvard is the quintessential American ...

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