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Murder suspect in custody: Man who allegedly stabbed girlfriend to death Saturday arrested in Redwood City   

A man believed to have stabbed his girlfriend to death Saturday in San Mateo was arrested Monday night at his mother's Redwood City home after police evacuated a hillside neighborhood. Anthony Kirinc...

District seeks a solution for substitute gap: Superintendent invites community to help find teacher shortage solutions   

Frustrated with a dearth of qualified substitute teachers in the Redwood City Elementary School District, Superintendent John Baker is calling on the local community to get involved. Engaged distric...

Cyber Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster   

NEW YORK — Shoppers traded bricks for clicks on Monday, flocking online to snap up "Cyber Monday" deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to Star Wars toys. Now that shoppers are online all the ...

South San Francisco eyes third Costco: Business center would rejuvenate former Levitz building   

A third Costco mega store may soon be opening in South San Francisco, under a proposal by the corporate wholesaler to set up shop in large building which has sat vacant for more than a decade. The S...

Peninsula Humane Society hosting three Santa ‘Paws’ photo dates   

Santa Claus is visiting the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA (PHS/SPCA's) adoption center on three dates in December, giving local residents an opportunity to have their pets pose for a holiday keepsak...

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World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating   

LE BOURGET, France — With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most ...

Turkey won’t apologize to Russia over downing plane   

BRUSSELS — Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the cou...

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NEW YORK — When the government launched what would become most influential survey to monitor the nation's public health, there were just 75 questions — and 95 percent of those asked agreed to sit ...

NEW YORK — Would you like to spend quality time with George Clooney as he showers you with compliments? How about walk a red carpet with Meryl Streep or visit the set of "Game of Thrones"? They ar...

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One of my favorite biblical passages is Psalm 46:1-4. The passage reminds us that love is the single greatest source of our strength and refuge in moments of despair. Thus, we must refuse to allow fea...

Editor, According to Hillary Clinton, "Islam is not our adversary. Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism." Mrs. Clinton avoids acknowledging recent...

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The southwest lot of the three corners site at Third Avenue and El Camino Real near downtown San Mateo is under construction while the other two lots remain vacant.


San Mateo’s three corners site, a prime juncture long blighted by the vacant parcels of former gas stations, is proving ripe for redevelopment near the heart of downtown. The three parcels at ...


Menlo School looks to be on the verge of producing back-to-back cross country legacies. 2015 graduate Lizzie Lacy — now a freshman at Amherst College in Massachusetts — wound down her stellar hig...

For one season at least, the argument can be made that Peninsula Athletic League football league is one of the best in the Central Coast Section. Sure, the West Catholic Athletic League lays claim to...

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NEW YORK Stocks closed modestly lower on Monday, as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday to focus on the early signs of how the holiday shopping season may turn out and where interest rates...

LOS ANGELES — New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security — and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providin...

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Trailblazing pop star Pink saw firsthand severely malnourished children during a recent visit to Haiti as a part of a UNICEF program to provide therapeutic food packets to children in need. The sing...

NEW YORK — CMT is honoring a television show from another network on its "Artists of the Year" special that's being telecast live on Wednesday. The music-oriented ABC drama "Nashville" is being giv...

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Defense chief: US expanding special operations force in Iraq
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is expanding its special operations force in Iraq and Syria to help fight Is..
GM, Toyota sales up in strong November for US auto industry
DETROIT — November used to be a slow month for U.S. car sales. Not anymore. Black Friday promot..
Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
PARIS — Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding,..
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