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Big win for high-speed rail: Appellate court overturns rulings, allowing state to resume selling bonds to pay for it   

SACRAMENTO — A state appellate court on Thursday overturned two lower court rulings that had stalled funding for California's $68 billion bullet train, handing a big win to Gov. Jerry Brown's signat...

Woman to prison for stabbing husband: Wife wrapped herself in bubble wrap before attack   

The 53-year-old woman convicted of stabbing her estranged husband inside their Redwood City construction business while sheathed in bubble wrap and possessing a to-do list for the crime was sentenced ...

Mercy High’s Kohl Mansion celebrates 100th birthday: Event is one of many throughout this centennial year   

The party continues for the year-long 100th birthday celebration of Mercy High School Burlingame's Kohl Mansion. Friends, neighbors and community members are invited to a birthday party on the green ...

Plea deal reached in drugging, raping of girlfriend’s daughter   

A 47-year-old Pacifica man accused of drugging his girlfriend's teen daughter with sleeping medication, including a pill hidden in a bowl of ice cream, so he could sexually assault her pleaded no cont...

Candidate goes homeless to show state’s economic gap   

SACRAMENTO — The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the sta...

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Congress races to finish VA, highway bills   

WASHINGTON — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx ...

Repairing burst L.A. main could take days   

LOS ANGELES — Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angele...

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In 1714, Britain's Queen Anne died at age 49; she was succeeded by George I. In 1876, Colorado was admitted as the 38th state. In 1907, the U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical divisio...

There used to be a formula to buying a house and raising a family. You get married, you buy a small starter house, you start a family. The family gets bigger and you look for a bigger house using the ...

Calendar year 2013 was the driest year in history for many areas in the state and the 2014 drought is shaping up to be the most serious one ever recorded. Gov. Jerry Brown has called on all California...

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Dethrone Basecamp members do planks and side planks during an afternoon workout in Burlingame.

 

Hundreds are expected to swarm Washington Park in Burlingame this Saturday for the Community Fit Fest run by Dethrone Basecamp. The second annual free event kicks off at 9 a.m. with a boot camp run b...

 

The Stanford Girls Water Polo Club survived Day 1 of the National Junior Olympics Thursday at Serra's Aquatics Center. Well, "survived" may be a bit of an understatement. Stanford Club won two games ...

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's...

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NEW YORK — For stock investors, the red flags were everywhere on Thursday. There were weak corporate results, the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve and tensions between the West and ...

PALO ALTO — Electric car maker Tesla Motors widened its loss in the second quarter as it prepared for the launch of a new SUV and started work on a massive new battery plant. Tesla said it started ...

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At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in fact, have a sense of humor. The Marvel universe, of course, ...

BURBANK — Despite its flawless superhero pedigree, there's always been apprehension about "Guardians of the Galaxy." Since the president of Marvel Studios first teased the possibility of making a m...

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House GOP weighs new border bill to break logjam
WASHINGTON — House Republicans expressed optimism on Friday that a revised, $694 million bill addr..
35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and a..
US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts
DETROIT — Big discounts helped keep U.S. auto sales sizzling in July. General Motors, Ford, Nis..
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