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Rehab centers to get lifeline: Supervisors consider interim support of $1M for residential treatment providers   

With several substance abuse treatment centers struggling to stay afloat while providing services to those who need a safe place to live, county officials are considering an allocation of $1 million ...

Food and people: Draper alum’s documentary series on entrepreneurs gets funded   

By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal Staff Kevin Longa makes short films and tells global stories. His subjects? Food entrepreneurs. His goal? To complete a trilogy of documentary films called "TAST...

School allergy medication law takes shape: Local educators train to administer EpiPens, which are more easily accessible under new law   

A law requiring potentially life-saving medication to be made available on school campuses throughout California has prompted local education officials to ramp up preparation for implementation. Edu...

A pursuit of passion for education: For new superintendent of San Bruno schools, academia is more than just a job   

Education is not simply a passion and career for Cheryl Olson, who was recently hired as the new superintendent of the San Bruno Park Elementary School District, but it is also a family affair. Olso...

Suspect arrested in residential burglary   

Police on Wednesday arrested a residential burglary suspect in Redwood City after residents reported seeing a suspicious person in their neighborhood and took pictures of the suspect's vehicle. Carlo...

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Board: Acupuncturist negligent in giving bee sting therapy   

ALHAMBRA, Calif. — An acupuncturist in Southern California could have his medical license suspended by state regulators who say he used bee stings to treat patients and didn't have an allergic reac...

Judge to decide if ex-California lawmaker’s trial proceeds   

LOS ANGELES — California Sen. Ron Calderon strolled into the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas two years ago primed for another weekend of fun. In a 10th floor room, overlooking the hotel's iconic dancin...

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The Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame was resurrected by the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau in 2011. Each year, 10 local legends in sports who have inspired others with their...

The Rotary Club of Burlingame recognized six students who received scholarship assistance from the club July 27, at a luncheon at the Burlingame Airport Hilton, t. Seen from left to right are Burlinga...

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Early reports that 2016 health insurance premiums would increase in double digits brought out the usual cadre of critics to claim — once again — that Obamacare is not financially sustainable. Thes...

Editor, I know columnist Jonathan Madison — Jonathan is a friend of mine. And recent letter-writer Michael Anderson is no Jonathan Madison. Where Jonathan is calm and measured, Anderson is shril...

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San Bruno officials desire to build a hotel on this vacant lot near the intersection of Interstate 380 and El Camino Real, but residents are concerned the development deal is too laden with incentives


San Bruno officials are prepared to move ahead with construction of a new hotel on a small plot of city-owned land, despite concerns of some residents who feel the city is not managing the property pr...


Three outs from advancing to the American Legion state championship game, the San Mateo Post 82 Shockers' playoff run was effectively declared a boondoggle. Advancing through the losers' bracket at B...

Ryan Cavan went out with a bang. A former Menlo standout — who served his first season as the Knights manager in the spring — announced his retirement from professional baseball on July 26. In hi...

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RIO DE JANEIRO — The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Ja...

NEW YORK — It's getting more expensive to be an employer and small business owners say that's making it harder for them to make money. The health care law, minimum wage increases and paid sick leav...

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LOS ANGELES — The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office. The fifth ...

BEVERLY HILLS — Here's a roundup of news Saturday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: 'D...

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Obama heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limits
WASHINGTON — Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of h..
Weather helps crews battling massive California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. — Cooler, wetter weather helped crews make inroads Monday against a massive Nor..
US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand
DETROIT — Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in ..
Former trader given 14 years prison for market manipulation
LONDON — A British judge sentenced a former Citibank and UBS trader to 14 years in prison Monday a..
Sen. Schumer, comedian Amy Schumer call for more gun control
NEW YORK — Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schu..
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