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Foes decry open space acquisition: Measure V on November ballot in San Carlos would make Black Mountain acquisition possible   

Opponents of Measure V in San Carlos argue that the city's potential purchase of the Black Mountain properties is far too costly and that the land may ultimately be paved over with parking lots rather...

Police investigating fatal gang-related shooting   

Deputies are investigating a gang-related homicide that occurred in Half Moon Bay Saturday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.. Around 8:30 p.m. Saturday deputies were dispatc...

Court decision gives school officials pause: Lease-leaseback decision causes hesitation among some local educators   

Some local education officials claim a recent decision by the California Supreme Court which jeopardizes a popular financing mechanism will muddy the path for local school districts looking to constru...

Man with rifle shot by police   

A man with a rifle was shot by police in South San Francisco Sunday morning. Officers were dispatched to the vicinity of Del Monte and Romney avenues in South San Francisco around 9:30 a.m. on report...

Man wins lottery after using money found on street to buy ticket   

A man who bought a California Lottery ticket with money he just happened to find on the floor has won $1 million. Hubert Tang had not bought a lottery ticket in 10 years, but when he found a $20 bill...

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Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s   

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears ...

Dozens under observation as Legionnaires’ hits prison   

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dozens of San Quentin prisoners were under observation Saturday after an inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, prompting a weekend halt to visitors and limited drink...

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We were approached by a pretty big television production company, asking if we might have submissions for their upcoming project. They're looking for stories about animals who share a unique bond with...

Brian Miller and Dawn Desautels, of San Mateo, gave birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City Aug. 12, 2015. Kyle and Lucretia Peschel, of Menlo Park, gave birth to a baby girl at Se...

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I attended an education conference Friday hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group at Microsoft headquarters in Mountain View. The conference’s theme was Innovation and Equity. Hundreds of...

Editor, Rep. Jackie Speier in her Aug. 26 Daily Journal guest perspective makes good points about the value of women's sports and female athletes being under paid. I would hasten to add though, it i...

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A construction crane crashed into a transmission tower Friday night, leaving high-voltage power lines across Highway 101 in Burlingame.


A construction crane crashed into a transmission tower Friday night, leaving high-voltage power lines across both directions of Highway 101, closing the critical stretch of road for much of the day Sa...


Prior to Sacred Heart Prep's first scrimmage of the year last Friday evening at Hillsdale, Gators head coach Pete Lavorato was the picture of calm. It wasn't the atmosphere that had the 13th year coa...

The San Mateo football team got off to a quick start in 2014, winning its first four games. In the second half of the season, however, things fell apart as the Bearcats closed the year with six conse...

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WASHINGTON — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years. But the world's second-largest ec...

PARIS — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's interior...

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Miley Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, later delivering on a promise for multiple costu...

LOS ANGELES — Wes Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. Craven's family said in a s...

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Broadway overpass reopens early
The Highway 101 Broadway overpass, which was closed over the weekend after a construction crane cras..
Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe
BANGKOK — Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a fore..
Syrian official: Amount of damage at Palmyra temple unclear
DAMASCUS, Syria — A Syrian official in charge of antiquities said Monday his government has not be..
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