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DA clears deputy in shooting: Officer was justified in using lethal force in Half Moon Bay incident   

A deputy's fatal shooting of an 18-year-old schizophrenic Half Moon Bay woman who approached him with a knife in June was justified in using lethal force, the district attorney announced Monday. Depu...

Grand jury continuing investigation of PG&E: Utility pleads not guilty to charges in deadly San Bruno blast   

Defense and prosecution attorneys revealed at a hearing in PG&E Co.'s criminal case in federal court in San Francisco Monday that a grand jury is continuing an investigation of the utility in what may...

Bay Area loses billions of water to leaky pipes   

A new study of California records shows that Bay Area water providers have been losing about 23 billion gallons of water a year due to aging and broken pipes as the state grapples with an historic dro...

New Indian restaurant to open in Burlingame   

There will soon be even more food options in downtown Burlingame with the opening of RASA — Contemporary Indian on Park Road. The new restaurant — slated to open in mid-September — will be one ...

Man takes plea deal for hitting friend with cylinder, stealing car   

A Pleasanton man who reportedly used a rusted metal cylinder he found on the ground to smack his friend before stealing his car in San Mateo pleaded no contest to felony assault with a deadly weapon i...

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California brush fire prompts evacuations   

GLENDORA — One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a Central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said. More ...

Four take plea deals tied to German tourist’s slaying   

SAN FRANCISCO — Four men charged with murder in the killing of a German tourist visiting San Francisco four years ago pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a case officials said Saturday was difficult...

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NEW YORK — The nation's top dollar store chains are betting big that their once-thriving business will make a comeback if they band together. Dollar General, the nation's largest dollar-store chain...

WASHINGTON — Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain...

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Actually happy birthday to us and by us I mean the entire Daily Journal family. As of Monday, the Peninsula's little paper that could turned the big 1-4. That's right; we survived the terrible twos, s...

The scenes and reports coming out of Ferguson and some of the other hardscrabble parts of north St. Louis County are ugly and surreal, like something happening in another time or a different part of t...

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For a $125 monthly membership, people can sign up to use TechShop’s vast collection from manual machinery to computer numeric control machines.


By providing more than $1 million of high-tech manufacturing equipment to the public, the hackerspace-learning center TechShop seeks to promote collaborative innovation throughout the world. Through...


Devin Joos' final day of summer break was anything but fun in the sun. With school starting Tuesday for the Menlo-Atherton senior, Joos spent the morning seeing off her older brother Lawson as he dep...

Many say that the NFL preseason doesn't mean anything. It means nothing if your team is playing well during the exhibition season. The 49ers, unfortunately, are not one of those teams right now. San ...

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NEW YORK — Corporate deal news gave the US stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding contest erupted for a discount retailer. Stocks also climbed amid reports of diplomatic efforts to broker a ceas...

SAN FRANCISCO — Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determine...

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NEW YORK — "The Big Bang Theory" is one of the few television shows that can approach the NFL in viewership. CBS executives still didn't hesitate to temporarily move TV's top-rated comedy to a diffe...

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada judge has closed a criminal case against Flavor Flav, after she was told the 55-year-old rapper and reality TV star completed a required domestic violence counseling course. Th...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Should the Washington Redskins change its name?

Yes. The name is insensitive.
No. The political correctness has to stop somewhere.
Yes. But choose something silly like the "Washington Bobs."
Not sure but it's for the owners to decide not lawmakers
Don't care. Let's focus on baseball season!


Plane in fatal crash registered to Redwood City man
A single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane that crashed Monday night in Marin County west of Novato is..
Plane in fatal crash registered to Redwood City man
A single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza plane that crashed Monday night in Marin County west of Novato is..
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