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Gilead pays roughly $120M for 12-acre site: Biotech giant officially closes on Chess-Hatch property in Foster City   

A 12-acre office complex boasting redevelopment entitlements in the centrally located Foster City officially sold to Gilead Sciences for around $120 million Tuesday. Gilead, one of the city’s...

Officials differ over affordable teacher housing: South San Francisco councilmembers and trustees spar over priorities   

A proposal to move forward with building affordable housing for teachers in South San Francisco has caused a rift between city and school officials. South San Francisco Councilmembers Liza Normandy ...

Temp license plate bill moves forward: Mullin seeks to ID all cars, opponents raise consumer concerns   

A legislative effort to create a temporary license plate system for newly purchased vehicles that's touted to recover millions of dollars in lost bridge toll revenue is still receiving pushback from a...

Middlefield to get makeover: Utilities to go underground, streetscape improvements planned   

Middlefield Road has a major makeover in the works as both the county and Redwood City embark on making sweeping improvements to the thoroughfare. Overhead utility lines will be buried underground fr...

County to evaluate private defenders: Grand jury recommendations to be followed   

San Mateo County will conduct more frequent evaluations of its Private Defender Program and make sure it meets state and federal requirements that poor defendants are provided with competent legal cou...

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Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier   

SEWARD, Alaska — President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change. From a distance, Exit G...

Obama buys out cafe’s cinnamon rolls   

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — How many cinnamon rolls does it take to feed a presidential entourage? If you're President Barack Obama and you're unsure, you err on the safe side and take the whole bunch. Oba...

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During my freshman year at the University of Vermont, I became a pro at apple picking, and at cooking up all those apples I picked. I probably know at least 20 different ways to bake an apple! So eve...

When it comes to aspirational cooking, it's tough to top Martha Stewart and Alice Waters. But while you may never master Stewart's frustratingly perfect souffles and multi-tiered cakes, most of Waters...

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"Our relationship is defined by how much of ourselves we communicate." — Pierro Ferrucci, "The Power of Kindness." Your husband gets home after doing some shopping. He can't find his wallet. After ...

In a July 29 Daily Journal guest perspective, Belmont Councilman Warren Lieberman made a number of false and unsupported accusations against former councilmembers, commissioners and other residents, i...

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Opera superstar Frederica von Stade (third from left) takes a bow with her fellow performers at the conclusion of 'Street Requiem,' a multicultural, multi-faith work mourning those who have died innoc...


One critical win last season may have shaped Sequoia’s destiny. The Cherokees had their struggles in Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division play in 2014, losing their first four league games. ...

There is a wall in the South City Warriors’ locker room adorned with an array of local newspaper articles — all about football, of course. Unlike many a sports program that post articles...

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NEW YORK — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than p...

NEW YORK — Commodity markets are renowned for their booms and busts but the last four days in the crude oil market have even experienced traders wide-eyed. The price of oil plunged 8 percent on Tu...

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World...

LOS ANGELES — Vice President Joe Biden will be among Stephen Colbert's inaugural guests on "The Late Show." CBS announced Tuesday that Biden will join previously announced guests Uber CEO Travis Ka...

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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate..
US markets recover a day after big plunge
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