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Solar labor dispute flares: Unions, contractor disagree over construction practices at San Mateo’s Nueva School   

A scathing labor dispute about the installation of solar panels at Nueva School's new state-of-the-art campus at Bay Meadows is prompting the San Mateo City Council to look into whether it can ensure ...

Burlingame post office could move to Primrose Road: U.S. Postal Service in negotiations after relocation deal falls through   

The downtown Burlingame post office will not be moving to 1100 Howard Ave., the current location of Calico Corners, but the long-vacant 329 Primrose Road is now being considered. In a letter dated Ju...

Seizure-prone driver hit with another lawsuit in fatal crash   

Another motorist caught up in the fatal collision caused by a seizure-prone man who refused to abide by a prohibition on driving filed a civil suit against him. The suit by Michael A. Salgado against...

Students get help to make college dream reality: Students Rising Above grows after 15 years of helping low-income youth   

For 15 years, Students Rising Above has been helping low-income, first-generation college students graduate and the program only continues to grow. This year, the program is bringing in its biggest c...

Early history of the West Coast   

In 1602, Sebastian Vizcaino sailed from Acapulco (Mexico) to find a good port to land at when the ships that crossed the Pacific Ocean from the Philippines carried gold. Immediately, Vizcaino found di...

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Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges   

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip— Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead o...

U.S: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine   

WASHINGTON — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artill...

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Sourdough Sam, one of the local San Francisco 49er's mascots, welcomes newcomers to the Levi Stadium in Santa Clara. He shows off his new home to the crowd and is more than enthused to begin the 2014 ...

On June 11, the Rotary Club of Foster City and the Hillbarn Theatre group bade a fond farewell to Hillbarn Theatre Director Lee Foster and Music Director Greg Sudmeier. Lee and Greg, active members of...

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Many students who have graduated from our local public high schools have gone on to become famous in the arts, technology and sports. San Mateo High's famous alums include Sam Francis, artist; Merv Gr...

Editor, After learning that the San Mateo County Harbor District staff is operating a bank out of the district's administrative office in South San Francisco (http://www.californiamaritimeinfrastruct...

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Monica Buntora hustles to serve customers at Tasty Thai restaurant in downtown San Mateo. She bought the
restaurant through an online ad and immediately moved from Huntington Beach.


  When the owner of Tasty Thai in downtown San Mateo saw an online ad about a restaurant for sale, she jumped on a flight from Huntington Beach. The only catch? The new restaurant owner could se...


In front of thousands of international fans, recent Menlo School graduate Maddy Price made Canadian history with her national team in the 4x400-meter dash women's relay. Running for Team Canada at th...

PARIS — Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a tim...

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SAN FRANCISCO — FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack vali...

ITHACA, N.Y. — A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farm...

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LOS ANGELES — Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. The Universal Pictures-released movie s...


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Virgin America files plans for IPO
The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares. Virgin Amer..
San Bruno alleges misconduct, seeks removal of CPUC president
San Bruno officials called on Gov. Jerry Brown today to remove California Public Utilities Commissi..
Israel denies striking Gaza hospital, park
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military has denied its forces were responsible for an attack on a hospita..
UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for "an imme..
Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once ..
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