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Box shares soar in IPO 66 percent: Online storage provider slated to move to downtown Redwood City this year   

SAN FRANCISCO — Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable ...

San Mateo-Foster City superintendent to retire: Cynthia Simms will leave elementary district after the spring semester   

Cynthia Simms, superintendent of the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District, announced she will be retiring after the end of the spring semester. Simms, who joined the district in 2011, to...

Lines are deep at DMVs: Assembly Bill 60 provides driver’s licenses for undocumented residents   

A line roughly 100 people deep wrapped around the Redwood City DMV Tuesday, all due to the recent passage of Assembly Bill 60, allowing those who can't prove they entered the United States legally to ...

Pimp’s bride-to-be gets cold feet   

A Pittsburg resident who pleaded no contest to felony charges of pimping out his so-called girlfriend was set to marry another woman during his sentencing hearing in a San Mateo County courtroom Frida...

Coastside campground improvements begin: Delay at Half Moon Bay State Beach frustrates resident   

Improvements to San Mateo County's largest coastal campground are underway after getting a late start that has one neighbor perturbed. The Francis Campground at Half Moon Bay State Beach welcomes th...

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Still an underdog, Santorum weighing another White House bid   

DES MOINES, Iowa — Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win in the lead-off Iowa caucuses. Four years later...

Biden: More access to higher ed needed in new US economy   

LOS ANGELES — Vice President Joe Biden says providing more Americans access to higher education will be key to ensuring the United States' economic standing in the world. Speaking at West Los Angel...

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In 1742, Charles VII was elected Holy Roman Emperor during the War of the Austrian Succession. In 1848, James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter's Mill in northern California, a discovery...

When the first 7-Eleven convenience stores opened in 1946 the store hours were from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., hence the company name. *** The famous scene of Marilyn Monroe's (1926-1962) white dress blow...

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Tula Tzartzanis, 9, practices with her whippet named Madison while her mother Malina watches at their Belmont home.


Despite their small stature, Tula and Madison are prepared to wow the judges at this weekend's Golden Gate Kennel Club dog show. Tula Tzartzanis, a 9-year-old Belmont resident, will be strutting her...


Half Moon Bay is proving an unstoppable force. Even the raucous Friday-night quad environment of the notoriously loud gymnasium at archrival Terra Nova could not derail the Half Moon Bay boys' basket...

It appears the Mills girls' basketball team is growing up. Despite starting just one senior, a junior, two sophomores and a freshman, the Vikings are learning what it takes to win in the Peninsula At...

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NEW YORK — A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week. Shares of tissue and diaper maker Kimberly-Clark dropped after the company's e...

NEW YORK — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero. But for the first time since 2009, most Americans are paying less than $2 a gallon. Just thr...

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LOS ANGELES — Any film credited with its own "mustache wrangler" really should have been much more fun than Johnny Depp's latest misfiring action-comedy. Mostly set in contemporary England, but aim...

People have a vested interest in being assertive. It's the easiest way we can make our needs heard, and if you don't advocate for yourself, no one will. Neither option is the most desirable, but techn...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Would you like to see San Mateo City Hall move downtown?

Yes, it's the perfect spot for it
No, it's good where it is
Depends on where exactly and how much it would cost
Should never have left downtown
Not sure, would like to see some studies


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