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County aims to play home matchmaker: With $1.1M grant, pilot project pairs landlords with homeless   

Landlords are in need of tenants. Homeless individuals are in need of, well, homes. A new pilot project in San Mateo County is hoping to put both camps together and recently shared in $1.1 million wor...

Kindergarten gets crowded in Redwood City: District officials want to update registration process after Hawes Elementary space struggles   

With the school year kicked off, some schools are struggling to find space for students in classrooms, including one school in Redwood City. Teachers at Hawes Elementary School became concerned about...

San Carlos school district considering tax renewal: $78 a year parcel tax set to expire next June   

A $78 a year parcel tax is set to expire in June and the San Carlos Elementary School District Board of Trustees is preparing to explore options for renewal, an increase, potential consolidation or to...

Prosecutors refile case against pimping suspect   

The San Mateo County District Attorney's office on Thursday refiled charges against a Fresno man accused of forcing a woman into prostitution and then beating her at a San Mateo motel in June. Shayne...

Man dies after falling from cliff in Daly City   

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a person killed in a fall in Daly City early Saturday morning as 29-year-old Santa Rosa resident Sean Carrington. Emergency crews from the North C...

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Iraqi forces break militant siege of Shiite town   

BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, as a suicide bombin...

California appeals teacher tenure ruling   

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have f...

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Congratulations to Frank and Evelyn George who celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on Aug. 15. They were married in 1943....

Gareth Gibson and Nina Pascuzzi of Belmont, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequioa Hospital in Redwood City Aug. 10, 2014. Jason and Teresa Schneider of Redwood City, gave birth to a baby girl at Seq...

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The Kmart on South Delaware Street in San Mateo closed its doors Sunday. The store location is the site of a
proposal for 599 residential units of housing, along with retail, restaurant and office space.


While aiming to create an eco-friendly, transit-oriented development next to the Hayward Park Caltrain station, the San Mateo Planning Commission held its first study session last week on the formal a...


When Mills head coach Mike Krieger installed the spread zone read offense prior to last season, the decision was solely based on a dynamic up-and-coming quarterback — Marquis Adkins. Strange thing ...

King's Academy first-year head coach Michael Johnson certainly has the resume to bring the Knights back to the top of the Peninsula Athletic League's Lake Division. Following a five-year career in th...

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LOS ANGELES — From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars. It's not just the project's massive ...

DETROIT — It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom. The path to exit bankruptcy could take less ...

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Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained America..
Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves
ATLANTA — Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Mond..
Bicyclist robs man at gunpoint in South San Francisco
A man was robbed at gunpoint in South San Francisco early Monday morning, police said. The robbery ..
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