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Same pizza, new pad: Mountain Mike’s moves from Redwood City to San Carlos   

The old Mountain Mike's Pizza in Redwood City has only been closed two weeks but it already looks like an old vacant relic. After years of trying to renegotiate a new lease at the El Camino Real loca...

Startup Weekend kicks off careers: 16 year old learns what it takes to hack it at 54-hr event   

From a rough idea to a chance at a career, hundreds of people gathered at Draper University of Heroes in San Mateo to participate in a crash course on how to launch a startup. Matthew Eng, a 16-year-...

A learning expedition across the globe: Local students enjoy unique education program offered by Google   

Burlingame elementary students studied shark habitats from the depths of the ocean floor and learned about geology from the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, along with many other unique e...

Birth of Foster City was a blessed event   

Foster City, a Bayside town of 32,000 or so and growing, must have met strong, outraged opposition when it was proposed in the 1960s. That would be a fair assumption today when plans for a doghouse ...

San Mateo County police reports   

Horseshoe crime? A group of five persons were being loud while drinking and playing horseshoes on Twin Pines Lane in Belmont before 4:11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. FOSTER CITY Disturbance. Two perso...

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Gov. Brown in Paris to push pact to curb emissions   

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown is heading to the U.N. Climate Change conference, which opens Monday, where he will promote the state's efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and urge oth...

‘No more baby parts’: Reclusive suspect’s words draw focus   

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a desolate stretch of land in rural Colorado where he lived. Now, it's his words that are drawing th...

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Today is Monday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2015. There are 31 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 30, 1965, "Unsafe at Any Speed" by Ralph Nader, a book highly critical of t...

I'm guilty! Every so often, we'll have something special happening at Peninsula Humane Society and I'll position a "plug" as a tip. The paper kindly allows this.  After all, I've been a dedicated (an...

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Editor, Another solution to the teacher housing problem illustrated in "Teachers and staff housing an idea worth pursuing" in the Nov. 18 edition of the Daily Journal is to grant them the same kind o...

Editor, There seems to be non-stop "terrorism" coverage wherever I look. Of course the attacks in Paris are horrible and unacceptable, but we have experienced many acts of violence on American soil i...

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San Mateo police respond to a stabbing of a woman on the 1500 block of B Street Saturday afternoon. The woman, 34, died and her alleged killer fled the scene.


A suspect in a homicide Saturday in San Mateo on B Street has been identified by police as Anthony Kirincic, police said. San Mateo police officers responded at about noon to the 1500 block of So...


If ever a team has earned the moniker of "comeback kids," it is Notre Dame-Belmont. In a CIF Northern California Division IV semifinal fueled with emotion and drama Saturday at Moore Pavilion, the No...

In just his sophomore year, Robert Miranda has already made a case as the best boys' cross country runner in Menlo School history. With a time of 15 minutes, 40.2 seconds, Miranda captured ninth plac...

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SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco judge urged state regulators to release e-mails about a multibillion-dollar deal with two utilities that shut down the San Onofre nuclear plant in San Diego Cou...

CHICAGO — The green-typeface slogan "WE'ED like to be your doctor!" —unmistakably weed-friendly — has attracted hundreds of medical marijuana patients in less than a year to Dr. Bodo Schneider's...

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LOS ANGELES — Despite some mighty competition, Katniss and her crew dominated the box office once again. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2" held on to its first-place spot in its second wee...

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — A bust of Abraham Lincoln that was stolen from outside a museum near where he delivered the Gettysburg Address has been found. Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum manager R...

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