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February 24, 2017

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Recreational marijuana threatened?: White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized pot   

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's stron...

South City stops short of sanctuary status: Officials support diversity, seek future protection guidance from residents   

South San Francisco will not be declared a sanctuary city, despite the calls from some residents experiencing heightened fear and anxiety under the federal push for stringent immigration reforms. Ci...

San Mateo sets priorities for year: Council goal-setting session draws consensus, dissent   

From deterring wage theft to promoting recreation, the San Mateo City Council was met with dozens of community members this week as it outlined priorities for the coming fiscal year.  The city held ...

Former teacher’s aide to answer to charges next month   

A former teacher's aide accused of possession of child pornography and oral copulation with a minor waived his preliminary hearing Thursday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Offic...

Man suffering memory loss found wandering streets   

Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying an elderly Punjabi-speaking man who was found wandering around Menlo Park earlier this month. According to police, the man, who identified hi...

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Conservatives urged not to ‘squander’ Trump presidency   

OXON HILL, Md. — President Donald Trump's vice president and top aides delivered one overriding message Thursday to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outsi...

Trio of military men gaining a growing influence with Trump   

WASHINGTON — In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force to be reckoned with. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary John ...

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Hollywood's biggest night also is one of the best excuses to get your friends together and get glamorous in the kitchen. But glamorous doesn't have to be onerous. The best party food is something that...

The majority “Red” Congress seems ill disposed to fund Caltrain electrification or in other ways be helpful to our “Blue” state and even bluer Bay region. So what to do? San ...

No disaster is entirely natural in our re-engineered state and valley. Owing to our hubris, we humans have a direct hand in them all. We have built cities on earthquake faults, balanced mansions on h...

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Father Joseph Bradley, left, says a prayer with the parents of Calvin Riley, Kariann and Sean Riley, along with brother Justin at a vigil in Central Park in San Mateo Thursday night. Friends and famil...

 

The Carlmont boys' basketball team pulled a bit of a Jekyll-and-Hyde act Thursday in the second round of the Central Coast Section Division I playoffs. When senior Jacob Lloyd was on the court, the S...

Because the Aragon girls' basketball team had a bye in the first round of the Central Coast Section Division II tournament, the Dons decided to go to south San Jose to watch Leland take on Lynbrook in...

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NEW YORK — Stocks wobbled Thursday as investors changed course and tempered their expectations for faster economic growth. Industrial companies, which have surged over the last few months, finished ...

CANNON BALL, N.D. — Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arrestin...

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LOS ANGELES — After two years of intense public scrutiny over the academy's all-white acting nominations, the 2017 Oscar nominees are as diverse a group as the organization has ever seen, thanks to ...

LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Kimmel says he never really wanted to host the Academy Awards. "If anything, what I wanted is for people to publicly say that I should be the host and that it's an outrage that ...

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