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2014? Even better: Bumgarner, Giants beat Kansas City 3-2 to win the World Series   

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had in 3 1/2 decades, winning Game 7 on the road for their third World Series title in five years. Punctuat...

Quarantine ordered for Ebola virus: California mandates 21-day isolation, San Mateo County health officials say Stanford doctor quarantined last week   

California doctors returning from Ebola-stricken areas must be placed on a 21-day quarantine after returning to the United States, the state Department of Public Health said Wednesday. One Stanford U...

Tension mounts over Millbrae mayor rotation: Controversial decision comes on the heels of protocol change   

Millbrae Vice Mayor Robert Gottschalk will be mayor in 2015, despite pleas from the community to have Marge Colapietro fill the spot per the protocol before it was amended at the Oct. 14 meeting. At ...

Former social worker arrested for sex with 16-year-old client   

A former San Mateo County social worker was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of dozens of felony sex abuse crimes against his 16-year-old client after she reported they had an intimate relationship. Man...

City to add park fees for new homes and businesses: Belmont officials want to preserve open space, adjusts construction requirements   

An increase in population means more need for parks, and the Belmont City Council moved forward with an ordinance that would charge park impact fees for new developments — including single-family ho...

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GOP gleeful over Democrats’ midterm woes in Ohio   

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Democrats appear poised to lose every statewide election in battleground Ohio this fall — most of them badly. The prospect is fueling Republican arguments headed into the next pre...

Health overhaul’s subsidies at Supreme Court   

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law. Some of the sa...

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DETROIT — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily gene...

Ready, set, go. Just as soon as you have new amaryllis bulbs, pot them up, and in a few months the spectacular, colorful trumpets will unfold. (Technically, what are commonly called "amaryllis" are ...

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So Halloween is upon us and all the "Frozen" costumes are sold out? Never fear. The Mistress of Disguise is here! Dress all in white. Attach cotton balls if you're feeling particularly crafty. Hand o...

Editor, Michael Feinstein's letter "Re-elect Robert Bernardo to the Harbor Commission" (published in the Oct. 27 edition of the Daily Journal) tells us why Robert Bernardo is the strongest candidate ...

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Daily Journal Sports File
Hillsdale quarterback Brett Wetteland is averaging 212 yards passing per game for the knights this season.


The Hillsdale football team has known for nearly 11 months that its game scheduled for Halloween week was going to be played Thursday, Oct. 30 — a night before the trick-or-treat extravaganza. Now...


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse sneaked up from...

Half Moon Bay's Justin Ferdinand won't take full credit for the re-emergence of next week's Peninsula Athletic League water polo tournament, "It was something all the coaches wanted to start up again,...

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NEW YORK — An optimistic statement from the Federal Reserve sent the dollar up and gold prices down Wednesday as traders prepared for rising interest rates. Major U.S. stock indexes ended with a s...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market — a key condition for an eventual interest...

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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors have charged Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams with robbery after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera. Prosecutors say Williams and...

NEW YORK — Who says kids don't read? Not Taylor Swift. The superstar made a stop Tuesday night on her busy tour promoting her new album to share her passion for reading and writing with a gaggle of...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Now that the Giants have won three World Series titles in five years, would you say they are a dynasty?

Absolutely, yes
I would think so
Maybe one more would make them a dynasty
I don't like the word dynasty
Madison Bumgarner is a dynasty!


Multiple officers injured during World Series victory celebrations
Multiple San Francisco police officers were injured while attempting to disperse crowds and extingui..
Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament, set fire
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furnit..
Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers ..
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