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Wall Street fear gauge on the rise: Wild week in the stock market spurs interest in volatility index   

NEW YORK — Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now predicts more turbulence ahead. The Chicago Board Options Exch...

Future unsettled for Millbrae Community Television: Contract discussions linger, city could scale back TV services or give group more money   

Frustrations have mounted as the city of Millbrae is still looking to settle a contract with its public access television station Millbrae Community Television. The contract between MCTV and the cit...

Two charged in email scam with local victims   

A federal grand jury indicted two men for stealing money from multiple people, including residents of Redwood City and Hillsborough, using email takeover and "Nigerian fraud" scams. Bernard Ogie Oret...

San Mateo County police reports   

Don't come a knocking A citizen contacted police about a van that was shaking on Rollins Road in Burlingame before 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. Burlingame Attempted robbery. An employee grabbed ...

Video captures Belmont robbery suspect vehicle   

Belmont police released a security camera video from a local business that shows the suspect vehicle in last week's strong arm robbery of a woman on the 500 block of Mountain View Avenue. At approxim...

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WHO faulted for Ebola failures, Obama taps czar   

LONDON — The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to ...

San Francisco police warn of scam   

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police are warning members of the Chinese community about a scam that cost one woman $120,000 in cash and jewelry. Police say the victim was approached this month by t...

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In 1685, King Louis XIV signed the Edict of Fontainebleau, revoking the Edict of Nantes that had established legal toleration of France's Protestant population, the Huguenots. In 1867, the United Sta...

Dorothy Hamill (born 1956) won a gold medal for figure skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. *** CB (citizens band) radios hit a peak of popularity in 1977. That year, CB radio ...

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Anyone with eyes and ears can agree that the GOP's message has struggled to resonate with minorities and people at the lower end of the economic spectrum. There are many who blame the message for prim...

Editor, The way our government is handling Ebola is a travesty. It is like they are telling us to prepare for a rising sea level by rolling up our pant legs. We fancy ourselves educated, caring peop...

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Crowds hold up traffic while crossing State Route 92 between the popular Lemos and Pastorino farms during an October weekend in Half Moon Bay.


When the weather heats up and fall is in full swing, tourists flock to Half Moon Bay to enjoy a day at the beach, stroll through pumpkin patches, camp on the coast and support local businesses. "I t...


Burlingame has earned the distinction of being tried and true road warriors. The Panthers (2-0 in PAL Bay, 6-0 overall) improved their undefeated record Friday with a 46-30 win at Menlo School. What...

Sacred Heart Prep football coach Pete Lavorato was asked Thursday how his defense could slow down Terra Nova's offense. Perhaps the question should have been how will the Tigers stop the Gators offen...

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NEW YORK — Wall Street's wild swings returned Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average jumping more than 200 points in afternoon trading following strong corporate earnings reports from Morgan ...

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportun...

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The relentless barrage of heavy-handedness in David Ayer's World War II tank drama "Fury" begins immediately. A lone horseman approaches on the grim horizon of a foggy, corpse-strewn battlefield. Out ...

LOS ANGELES — At one point during "Fury," the World War II drama starring Brad Pitt out Friday, a tank commander's head is blown off while he's hunched outside his vehicle during a fiery battle with...

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