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Election recount bill stalls: Assemblyman vows to try again in December   

California's election recount policy will stay the same for the upcoming November election but the Peninsula lawmaker trying to change it vowed to try again after his bill stalled in the state Senate ...

San Carlos Charter Learning Center staying pu: Exact location of school on Tierra Linda Middle School to be determinedt   

The long discussed issue of where to place the San Carlos Charter Learning Center is almost completed, with the district deciding to have the school stay put at Tierra Linda Middle School. Although ...

Epi-pen bill passes Legislature: Legislation would require schools to stock devices but teachers union in opposition   

A bill that would put epi-pens in all public schools passed in the state Senate 33-0 despite concerns from the California Teachers Association that the medical devices for allergies would require work...

Pair face possible capital trial in robbery accomplice’s death   

The two murder suspects in a botched 2013 San Mateo home invasion robbery that ended up getting their friend killed will stand trial on charges that could potentially send them to prison for life or e...

Live giant millipedes seized at SFO   

Twenty squirming foot-long millipedes in a falsely labeled package from Germany were seized at San Francisco International Airport last month, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection official said Friday...

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U.N. says Syria refugees top 3 million mark   

GENEVA — The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country, including more than a million people who fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said re...

California schools chief to appeal tenure ruling   

LOS ANGELES — California's schools chief said Friday that he will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers. Superintendent of Public Instructi...

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A lion's roar can be heard up to 5 miles away. The roar may warn intruders or gather scattered members of the pride. *** The dodo bird, extinct since the mid-17th century, was the first species that...

In 1861, Union Gen. John C. Fremont instituted martial law in Missouri and declared slaves there to be free. (However, Fremont's emancipation order was countermanded by President Abraham Lincoln). In...

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Foster City's reputation is as an upscale bedroom community, safe, family friendly, outstanding amenities, a great place to live. But Foster City is also home for two internationally well-known compan...

We're certain that few teachers, if any, would admit that math instruction under the new Common Core State Standards is even confusing to them. After all, many of the current teachers learned how to i...

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Menlo Park firefighter Matt Menard checks the equipment he brings when serving as a fireline paramedic at state and national forest fires.

 

Dropping everything at a moment's notice and rushing to assist in combating the growing number of wildfires ripping through Northern California are arduous missions some local firefighters relish. Ma...

 

The secret to the success of the Menlo School football team is not having a Division I caliber quarterback year in and year out, rather, it’s the sum total of all their pieces. The Knights usua...

Menlo-Atherton football has proven to be a perennial playoff power under fifth-year head coach Sione Taufoou. The Bears have advanced to the postseason in each of their previous four years. Taufoou,...

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The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February. The milestone-crushing run capped a week when the S&P eclips...

NEW YORK — Is it time to cash out of stocks? The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you ...

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NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child. Bill and Hillary...

LAKE CITY, Pa. —It's no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching — going through several e...

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