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U.S. hiring slowed in September: An ailing global economy weighing on job market   

WASHINGTON — A sagging global economy has finally caught up with the United States. Nervous employers pulled back on hiring in August and September as China's economy slowed, global markets sank a...

Shoreview: Where everybody knows Ralph’s name: San Mateo neighborhood rallies to support injured neighbor   

Ralph Cole is well known by his neighbors. He was an active volunteer at the local Boys and Girls Club, a frequent speaker at San Mateo City Council meetings and always offers a friendly hello while m...

Man arrested for fatal stabbing at San Carlos traveling artists hotel   

A man found wounded in a San Carlos hotel Thursday has been arrested for allegedly stabbing the other man found in the room to death, sheriff's deputies said Friday. San Mateo sheriff's deputies said...

Three in running for San Mateo Union High School District   

Continuing to ensure all San Mateo Union High School District students are given an opportunity to succeed amidst an education landscape which is constantly evolving presents myriad challenges, accord...

Police investigate residential burglary   

A resident encountered someone inside her residence on the 100 block of Elm Avenue in San Bruno Wednesday afternoon, according to police. At about 4:11 p.m., San Bruno police responded to the addres...

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Oregon gunman was an Army dropout who studied mass shooters   

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army boot camp dropout who studied mass shooters before...

Veteran who tried to stop gunman was shot five times   

ROSEBURG, Ore. — When the gunshots started at Umpqua Community College, some people mistook them for falling books. But Army veteran Chris Mintz quickly recognized the threat. "He was in the milita...

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In 1789, President George Washington declared November 26, 1789, a day of Thanksgiving to express gratitude for the creation of the United States of America. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln procla...

Speleology is the exploration and study of caves. The goal of the National Speleological Society, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, is to protect caves from damage and promote safe spelunking. *...

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Hola! General Manager Vanessa Beale works the last shift at her family's restaurant in the Carlmont Village Shopping Center Friday evening. From left to right, customer Gary Zweiger, Beale, server Omar Claderon and customer Mark Segal at the Belmont eatery.


As two longtime tenants of the Carlmont Village Shopping Center are closing their doors, owners of the Belmont retail hub are already zeroing in on new businesses to serve the community. After near...


What a pipeline of talent San Mateo is proving to be for Foothill College volleyball. Foothill-Los Altos Hills currently features a roster with four players from San Mateo High School — sophomore s...

Football Bellarmine 36, Serra 28 The Bells scored three unanswered touchdowns in the third and fourth quarters, turning a 14-10 deficit into a 30-14 lead before finally finishing off the Padres in t...

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NEW YORK — News of slower hiring last month jolted markets early Friday, driving government bonds up and the dollar down. The stock market, after slumping in early trading, finished the day with a s...

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Friday he won't sign another temporary government funding bill after the current one expires Dec. 11, insisting that congressional Republicans and Democrats ...

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TORONTO — "The Prince of Darkness" was the nickname of cinematographer legend Gordon Willis, but Roger Deakins, too, has shown a kingly command of shadows. Recall the sleek Shanghai skyscraper scen...

I like to think that everyone's life is made up of passing events and people, yet marked by a few constants — family, close friends, etc. For me, one of those constants is vegetarianism. I was born ...

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