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Timber & Salt celebrates city’s history: New bar and restaurant opens in downtown Redwood City   

Redwood City is booming, transforming into a cultural hub for the Peninsula, and a new bar and restaurant downtown aims to capitalize on the new prosperity by reminding people of the city’s roo...

Sides differ over South City sales tax measure: Measure W advocates, opponents disagree regarding need for tax   

Advocates claim a sales tax in South San Francisco is necessary to raise more than $200 million, which will be spent on fixing aging infrastructure, as well as potentially building a new Civic Center,...

Controversial hillside project faces review   

A controversial housing development proposed for the San Mateo Highlands that was once shelved and now refined will face a third review by the San Mateo County Planning Commission later this month. T...

Bay Bridge designer fears leaks are damaging main cable   

SAN FRANCISCO — The lead designer of the Bay Bridge has warned Caltrans that the cable that holds up the new bridge's eastern span is vulnerable to corrosion because of rainwater leaking into its a...

San Francisco’s last gun store closing doors for good   

SAN FRANCISCO — The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition ...

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Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike   

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. and Afghan governments vowed Sunday to jointly investigate the attack on a hospital in Kunduz that killed 22 people, as street-by street battles continued between gover...

Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack   

AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian parliament member said he learned from Islamic State-linked media that his son carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three months after dropping out of medical school and...

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Four-time Grammy Award-winning drummer Antonio Sanchez shows off his "chops" at a special drum clinic sponsored by Gelb Music in Redwood City on Friday, Sept. 25. Sanchez, a Mexico City native, became...

CuriOdyssey held its annual fundraising event on Sept. 26 at the Julia Morgan-designed "Western White House" in Hillsborough. Formerly known as the Coyote Point Museum, CuriOdyssey offers programs tha...

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Editor, It has been reported to our group, the Burlingame Advocates for Renter Protections, that a current councilman and a candidate for council are going door to door and telling homeowners that ca...

Editor, In the wake of the Pope's recent visit to the United States, I can't help but reflect on what his visit means to the community I live in. It was quite extraordinary watching the crowds of peo...

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Caltrain is replacing four aging bridges in San Mateo that will cause a series of street closures.


The first in a months-long series of street closures began in San Mateo over the weekend as Caltrain plans to replace four more than 100-year-old bridges to meet current seismic safety standards. Til...


A helmetless Fou Polataivao emerged from a second-quarter scrum. But with the play still going, the College of San Mateo defensive tackle didn't miss a beat in chasing down American River's quarterbac...

Capuchino football is finally in the win column. The Mustangs (1-3 overall) not only triumphed Saturday afternoon at Carl Reyna Field, their offense erupted for a 42-6 thrashing of winless Soquel (0-...

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WASHINGTON — Companies have posted a record number of job openings just when a diminished proportion of Americans are either working or looking for work. That combination ought to push up pay. Ye...

WASHINGTON — Volkswagen’s pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according ...

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NEW YORK — Opening just days after NASA announced findings showing water on Mars, "The Martian" soaked up moviegoers at the box office. Ridley Scott's 3-D space epic touched down in theaters with ...

LOS ANGELES — Appearing in the new season of "American Horror Story" was a life boost for Lady Gaga. The singer raved about her experience on "American Horror Story: Hotel" as she arrived for the s...

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United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal
WASHINGTON — Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama ..
California governor signs right-to-die legislation
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nati..
US commander says Afghans requested US airstrike in Kunduz
WASHINGTON — Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that..
Three share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs
STOCKHOLM — A Chinese scientist who turned to ancient texts to discover a powerful malaria drug sh..
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