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U.S. begins airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria   

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has gi...

South San Francisco looks to limited payday loaning: City wants to protect against ‘predatory lending’   

South San Francisco is following other nearby Peninsula cities by beginning the process to add more restrictions to payday lending, which many city officials believe are taking advantage of residents ...

San Mateo County High School Exit Exam results remain strong   

San Mateo County education officials are pleased with the results of this year's High School Exit Exams that show high passage rates of 10th-graders yet are still awaiting results for the class of 201...

Jury set to begin deliberating in S.S.F. racketeering, murder trial   

A federal jury is set to begin deliberating in San Francisco Tuesday in a lengthy racketeering trial in which two alleged members of a South San Francisco gang are accused of murdering three rival gan...

Man charged with murder at gym seeks to hire own attorney   

A South San Francisco man accused of beating a man to death at a gym was charged with murder Monday and announced at arraignment he wished to hire his own attorney. Kenneth Osako, 46, has been given ...

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U.S. existing home sales fall in August   

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. Sales of existing homes fell 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted...

California wildfire crews brace for weather shift   

SAN FRANCISCO — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when t...

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LAS VEGAS — Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren't doing it for dollar bills. Many of the attendees...

WASHINGTON — It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ...

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After reading all of the latest letters from commuters with bikes requesting that Caltrain increase bike car capacity, I've noticed a real important fact that has been neglected, and that is, each and...

Editor, Ida Lewenstein's poem raises some good points ("We're in a drought all right" in the Sept. 8 edition of the Daily Journal). We're all into saving our water. If not, we all know that we oug...

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The real estate firm Hines has co-purchased the San Mateo Centre office complex which is comprised of three low-rise buildings at 1800, 1810 and 1820 Gateway Drive.


The real estate firm Hines is continuing to invest in the Bay Area with its co-purchase of the San Mateo Centre office complex for more than $70 million on Friday. According to Hines, it acquired the...


David Teu didn't stop to celebrate much after a career night last Friday as his Woodside football team clobbered rival Sequoia 42-15. Not only did the senior running back run for a career-high 225 ya...

By the end of Sacred Heart Prep's heart-stopping 27-21 win over Salinas — a game that saw the Gators drive 99 yards in under two minutes and score the winning touchdown with nine seconds left — li...

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NEW YORK — Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday. Investors are nervous about China ...

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba. Yahoo's stock fell Monday as investors grappled with uncertainty about CEO Mari...

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U.S., Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Ira..
US: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January
MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer LONDON — New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U...
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