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Burlingame post office sold   

The long-awaited sale of the downtown Burlingame post office has been completed, but it's still unclear how the land will be developed. The U.S. Postal Service confirmed Monday that the 220 Park Roa...

Redwood City imposes new drought measures   

Redwood City is temporarily restricting outdoor water use to comply with state mandates during the ongoing drought. The emergency restrictions prohibit directly applying water to any hard surface for...

Couple takes plea deals for burglary   

A couple collared for a rash of 2013 Peninsula burglaries after investigators realized the homes belonged to dog boarding customers at the PetSmart where one worked opted Monday to take plea deals rat...

San Mateo County police reports   

MILLBRAE Vehicle burglary. A tool box, tools and a jacket were stolen from a vehicle on the 100 block of Millbrae Avenue before 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. Vehicle burglary. A suitcase with clothi...

Seven seeking seats on SSF school board   

Retaining teachers, implementing new Common Core education standards and improving the South San Francisco Unified School District's overall reputation are key issues for those seeking seats on the di...

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PG&E officials removed for improper communications   

Inappropriate email exchanges regarding regulatory proceedings led to the ouster of high-ranking PG&E and California Public Utilities Commission employees Monday. CPUC President Michael Peevey's chie...

State Sen. Wright resigns after conviction in voter fraud case   

SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Rod Wright submitted his resignation Monday after he was sentenced last week to three months in jail for lying about where he lived when he ran for office. Senate President ...

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In 1498, Tomas de Torquemada, notorious for his role in the Spanish Inquisition, died in Avila, Spain. In 1810, Mexicans were inspired to begin their successful revolt against Spanish rule by Father ...

WASHINGTON — Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away. Don't expect a repeat of last ye...

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Today's news is tomorrow's fish wrap.In one Peninsula city, though, some newspapers might not even be that useful. The city of San Carlos is interested in crafting an ordinance to ban unwanted solicit...

Editor, First I want to thank Beverly Kalinin and Robert Nice for taking the time to speak out on the subject of San Mateo's growing problem ("Station Park Green" in the Sept. 5 edition of the Daily...

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Samantha Weigel/Daily Journal
Commuters take the train at the Hayward Park station in San Mateo. Caltrain wants to turn its surface
parking lot, below, into a transit-oriented development.


Another transit-oriented development is in the works near the Hayward Park train station in San Mateo and this time, Caltrain's at the helm of building in the booming area. Approximately 2.7 acres of...


Sacred Heart Prep senior Victoria Garrick has her priorities very much in line on the volleyball court. Those priorities might seem unconventional to some, but they certainly work for the Gators' sta...

Katie Smoot, Notre Dame-Belmont volleyball. The sophomore outside hitter had two stellar performances, one better than the next. In NDB's sweep of Mercy-Burlingame last Tuesday, Smoot had a match-high...

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NEW YORK — Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped. Fed p...

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Alere Inc., up $4.53 to $41.14 The health services company's former CEO, Ro...

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NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. ..
Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California town
WEED — Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When th..
Self-driving cars now need a permit in California
LOS ANGELES — Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more tha..
Five suspected of South San Francisco attempted home burglary
South San Francisco police are seeking five suspects who tried to burglarize a home by shattering it..
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