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Mayor seeks Central Park memorial   

Honoring heroes and providing a place for families to remember the men and women who've given their lives to serve the country and San Mateo could become a new aspect of the city's Central Park Master...

Car sharing to expand in San Mateo   

San Mateo officials are beginning to kick the city's new Climate Action Plan into gear by expanding car-sharing services which, if successful, could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 2,000 met...

Foundation seeks input on PG&E settlement: San Bruno residents to weigh in on nearly $70M in restitution funds   

As an outreach effort ramps up, San Bruno residents will have an opportunity to express their opinion on how to best use the nearly $70 million in restitution funds paid by PG&E in the wake of th...

Stanford University wants to keep controversial dam   

STANFORD — Stanford University plans to keep a 19th century dam that environmental groups and water officials say is endangering local populations of steelhead trout and other species. A Stanford U...

Small quakes hit East Bay   

Three earthquakes struck Contra Costa County within the span of 15 minutes Sunday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The first earthquake recorded at 3:01 p.m. had a preliminary magnitude of...

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With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death   

YOLA, Nigeria — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored ...

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found   

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. offici...

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Kumon of Foster City celebrated its Awards Ceremony and 20th Anniversary at the Foster City Crowne Plaza Hotel on April 26. Foster City Mayor Art Kiesel (standing, left) and William Kwok, Director of ...

Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist and six-time New York Times best-selling author Maria Shriver was the keynote speaker at the 2015 Women's Health Luncheon and Lecture, sponsored by the Mills...

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The legacy of Frances Nelson has to start with her famous father, developer David Bohannon, who helped change the Peninsula economy. Bohannon began constructing houses in the early 1930s. He purchased...

Rebuilding the Bridgepointe Ice Rink today would cost over $10 million-$15 million (not including land), based on estimates of a community-based effort to open a similar rink in Santa Barbara. Losing ...

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Photo courtesy of Tracey Grown
Serena Grown-Haeberli, a junior at Notre Dame High School in Belmont, sits with her robot Gem. She founded the TigerBots robotics team at her school, and was recently recognized by a national organization for her leadership in the robot competition field.


It takes more than putting pieces together to make a robot, said Serena Grown-Haeberli, a junior at Notre Dame High School in Belmont, The process involves collaboration, team building, problem solv...


The New York Yankees' duo of Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris made the nickname famous in the 1960s, but the College of San Mateo baseball team has its own version of the M&M Boys. The Bulldogs' tandem...

The Lady Bulldogs may have exhibited a miscue or two. In the end though, they merely showed a different style of dominance. The College of San Mateo softball team kept its undefeated record in tact b...

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MOUNTAIN VIEW — Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course. First, there was her name: Professor ...

SAN FRANCISCO — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and famil...

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LOS ANGELES — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. ope...

LONDON — From Prince Charles to the bettors at the corner store, everyone in Britain was hoping for a girl. The Duchess of Cambridge delighted her nation and royal enthusiasts around the world Sat...

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Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
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McDonald's to simplify structure, focus on customers
NEW YORK — McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook says he's stripping away layers of bureaucracy and inc..
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP
OAKLAND — Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the NBA's Most Valuable Player a..
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