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Federal reps call for crab season help: Fishery stunted by hazardous toxin, lawmakers seek support for industry   

As commercial crabbers across the state anxiously await word on whether a hazardous toxin could halt the industry that reels in $60 million annually, lawmakers are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to consi...

Chancellor found buying alcohol with district funds: San Mateo County Community College District defends official identified in report questioning his spending   

Ron Galatolo, chancellor of the San Mateo County Community College District, spent hundreds of dollars from a district expense fund on alcohol during meals enjoyed amidst business trips, some of which...

City approves chain store limits: San Carlos council votes to add layer of review downtown   

Chain stores in San Carlos will be required to go through an extra level of review if they want to set up shop downtown as the City Council unanimously approved an urgency ordinance at its Monday nigh...

Minor injury crash blocks two lanes on Highway 101   

Two vehicles collided on Highway 101 in South San Francisco early Tuesday morning, causing significant delays for commuters, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials said the crash o...

Two wanted for attempted robbery   

San Mateo police are on the lookout for two men who tried to rob at gunpoint the Safeway on the 1600 block of South El Camino Real last Wednesday night. At about 9:30 p.m., a female employee walked t...

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Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace   

MOSCOW — Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at least one of the two pilots in a long-feared escal...

New settlement spat emerges as Kerry visits Israel   

JERUSALEM — A new spat emerged between the Israeli government and Washington over Jewish settlements on Tuesday, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Israel and the West Bank for the first ...

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In their natural form, cranberries are quite healthy, full of vitamin C and fiber and packing just 4 grams of sugar per cup. In fact, they only become nutritionally worrying when they get doused with ...

SEATTLE — Nineteen people in seven states, including Montana, Utah and Colorado, have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to chicken salad bought at Costco, federal health officials said Tuesda...

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"Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse." — Henry Van Dyke. What does Thank...

With increased operational costs and structural deficits to address, SamTrans' Board of Directors voted unanimously last month to raise fares for its fixed route and paratransit bus rides. These far...

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A bicyclist watches as the season’s first King Tides break along the San Mateo County coastline Tuesday morning at Surfer’s Beach near Pillar Point Harbor.


The start of the annual King Tides prompted county officials, environmental experts and coastal activists to gather Tuesday morning at areas where San Mateo County is most vulnerable to sea level rise...


OAKLAND — The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Laker...

The Northern California volleyball tournament features the best of the best in the north half of the state. All entries are either section champs or section finalists. But that doesn't preclude there...

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NEW YORK — Stocks overcame an early stumble Tuesday and finished modestly higher as investors shook off concerns about heightened tensions in the Middle East and a drop in consumer confidence. The...

SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard went out with a whimper Tuesday, as the venerable computer-maker issued its final quarterly earnings report as a unified tech conglomerate, showing another drop in sa...

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Mashing up the genres of a children's dinosaur tale and a frontier Western is an inspired choice in "The Good Dinosaur."  Visually, you see a family of apatosaurus, a trio of tyrannosaurus, some vel...

LOS ANGELES — Rosie O'Donnell was delighted when "Empire" creator Lee Daniels invited her to guest star on the Fox drama, then got a case of nerves. "I'd watched the performances, and I'm stunned e...

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Some in military suspended for deadly Afghan hospital attack
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Winter-like storm brings rain, snow to Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO — A wintry storm drenched the San Francisco Bay Area and dropped up to a foot of sno..
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