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Offices slated for rail corridor: Developer seeks to break ground by year’s end on Delaware Street at State Route 92   

The owner of a key parcel on Delaware Street just north of State Route 92 in San Mateo is looking to break ground by the end of the year on 292,400 square feet of offices — which will result in a lo...

Belmont-Redwood Shores to vote on bond measure: Proponents say $48M bond to help with growing enrollment , while opposition sees other solutions   

A $48 million facilities bond measure will help the Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District contend with overflowing classrooms, according to officials touting it for the Nov. ballot, but op...

County anti-DV group joining national call for NFL changes   

San Mateo County's local domestic violence prevention organization is joining a national call for the National Football League to make significant changes following two high-profile alleged assaults b...

San Mateo man arrested for exposing himself to teens   

A man was arrested for exposing himself to teenage girls on at least two occasions and is suspected of third incident, after he showed up to the San Mateo police station on an unrelated matter. Belsa...

Mercy Center offering meditation retreat: Author Elizabeth Murray emphasizes unplugging to renew   

If you're looking for a chance to truly relax, the Mercy Center in Burlingame has the event for you Sept. 26. Elizabeth Murray of Monterey is visiting the center for a daylong retreat called "Harves...

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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000   

KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey — The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tr...

New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret   

KABUL, Afghanistan — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that na...

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The San Mateo County Bar Association and its Diversity Committee hosted their 6th Annual Speaker Series on Sept. 4 at the San Mateo County History Museum (The Old Courthouse) in Redwood City. Picture...

Rotary Club of Foster City President Bob Caplan and Radio Host personality Mitch Juricich entertained the Rotary Club of Foster City members with Juricich telling stories about golfers and golf course...

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I went to the same high school as Ray Rice. We were, of course, years apart and I never knew who he was until I started receiving a flurry of emails before last year's Super Bowl. They were from my Ne...

The Ebola virus is one of the least understood but most deadly viruses on the African continent, spreading rapidly if not checked in its early stages. The current outbreak threatens to become a contin...

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Sharon Wong and her son Brandon prepare dinner in their San Mateo home. Brandon Wong has nut allergies and has to be very cautious about what he eats. He got the idea of requiring schools to have epi-pens for allergies when state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke at his school.


Ten-year-old Brandon Wong learned how to propose legislation when a state senator visited his San Mateo school last fall, and that ultimately led to his mother approaching the legislator with an idea....


What a difference a year makes — especially in community college football. Last season, despite having the second best record in the state, College of San Mateo did not qualify for the playoffs. Th...

A wildly entertaining game between Mills and San Lorenzo Valley came down to one crucial decision — play it safe or go for all the marbles? With the lead changing six times throughout, Mills scored...

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NEW YORK — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made histor...

NEW YORK — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information. Home Depot said Thursday that malic...

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NEW YORK — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release...

NEW YORK — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died ...

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Is it time to worry about the 49ers?

Yes, two straight losses is fairly worrisome
Still early in the season
No, not at all
Not as much as the Raiders
I'm worried about the Giants


Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops
IRBIL, Iraq — A wave of suicide bombings by Islamic State militants in western Iraq has killed 40 ..
U.S. existing home sales fall in August
WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and f..
Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold
NEW YORK — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new ..
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