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SamTrans inches toward going electric: Cap and trade funds sought to pilot new bus program   

San Mateo County transit officials are seeking state funds set aside for greenhouse gas emission reduction efforts as they slowly build momentum toward an electric bus pilot program. The SamTrans Bo...

Measure V cost city nearly $500K: Report outlines how much San Carlos spent on failed bond measure   

The failed Measure V bond measure on the ballot in San Carlos in November cost the city more than $471,000, according to a report released by the city manager's office. The city spent at least $95,00...

3 killed after brief police chase in San Francisco streets   

SAN FRANCISCO — Three people died in a fiery crash after a car fleeing authorities crashed into a taxi in San Francisco streets, officials said Sunday. California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer V...

Big project zoning rules may change: Extra level of review could be required in Redwood City   

Depending on council action, zoning rules in Redwood City may change to require an extra level of review by the Planning Commission for projects greater than three stories or 35 feet in height. Curre...

Project gains local student national recognition: Father, son relationship builds foundation for success   

One of the nation's most prestigious research centers acknowledged a local high schooler for his ambitious efforts to discover alternative energy sources. The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth...

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UN condemns NKorea launch, pledges significant new sanctions   

SEOUL, South Korea — The U.N. Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders denounced as a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile t...

Candidates hit final stretch in New Hampshire   

HAMPTON, N.H. — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter...

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The Belmont Girl Scout Daisy Troop presents a banner of handpainted sunflowers to residents of Silverado Memory Care Community in Belmont. The newly formed troop consists of kindergarteners from Centr...

Singer and songwriter Charlie Puth greets a fan at f.y.e. at The Shops at Tanforan in San Bruno on Feb. 2. Puth was signing his debut studio album Nine Track Mind, released on Jan. 29....

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Environmentalists are up in arms against a plan by some members of the California Coastal Commission, many appointees of Gov. Jerry Brown, to oust the sitting director. Dr. Charles Lester is not going...

The World Health Organization and its director general, Dr. Margaret Chan, were right to declare the Zika virus an international public health emergency, even if its suspected link to severe birth def...

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Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara Sunday.


Football fans traveled from across the nation and spent thousands of dollars for the once in a lifetime opportunity to take in the spectacle and marvel of Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara. Kevin Salva...


SANTA CLARA — Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the Denver defense made the plays to secure the title for the Broncos. Manning and Panth...

Well, the NFL Alumni nearly took out Snoop Dogg. The celebrity headliner at the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team vs. NFL Alumni game Saturday at the College of San Mateo, Snoop Dogg — playing ...

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ALBANY, N.Y. — An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the ...

EDEN, N.C. — Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17-ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia-No...

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LOS ANGELES — The 43rd annual Annie Awards were a joyous affair for "Inside Out." The Pixar release won the Annies' top honor and 10 awards altogether at the ceremony Saturday evening at UCLA's Ro...

NEW YORK — The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind "Kung Fu Panda 3," which remained on top of the box offic...

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Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
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Yellen will testify amid predictions of slower rate hikes
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