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New South City housing slated: Builder offers 262 units in step with vision of new downtown plan   

A developer is interested in building more than 250 housing units near the new Caltrain station in South San Francisco, which would be a step toward realizing the city's goal of building more transpor...

Construction site burglaries are on the rise: Burlingame, Hillsborough police fight crime trend   

Hillsborough and Burlingame police are partnering to put a stop to a recent uptick in construction site burglaries and try to find those responsible for stealing thousands of dollars worth of tools. ...

Future of Main Street Bridge is still unclear: Integrity of Half Moon Bay structure to be tested, citizen fears law not being upheld   

The structural integrity of Half Moon Bay's Main Street Bridge is still unknown nearly a year after a contentious battle led voters to pass a measure to preserve it and stymieing city officials' abili...

Tuskegee Airman Les Williams dies at 95: Famed World War II veteran grew up in San Mateo   

Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He...

San Bruno backs tougher penalty   

SAN FRANCISCO — Officials from San Bruno — the site of a deadly 2010 gas pipeline blast — said Tuesday they support a proposal to raise the financial penalty against the utility responsible to $...

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Oil heir Andrew Getty found dead at home   

LOS ANGELES — A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, and the Getty family confirmed that it was the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty. A wom...

Police: Man, woman found dead after medical office shooting   

FRESNO — A man stormed into a medical office building in downtown Fresno and fatally shot the mother of his five children before he killed himself, police in central California said Tuesday. In a ...

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NEW YORK — A program to put a dietitian group's "Kids Eat Right" logo on Kraft Singles has reached an early expiration date. Kraft Foods and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics decided to end th...

MIAMI BEACH, Fla — When Portland chef Jenn Louis set out to perfect pasta dumplings in Italy, she was occasionally met with such disdain from local chefs she might as well have been trying to push t...

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"Let's not complicate our relationship by trying to communicate with each other." — Ashleigh Brilliant. Once, when oldest granddaughter was 3, she was enthusiastically telling me about her new Cind...

I would like to publicly thank our local members of Congress for weighing in on the status of the salt ponds in Redwood City. Speaking only for myself, I fully support the efforts of U.S. Rep. Jackie ...

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Jason Cardoso, right, and Nick Armstrong, left, work on constructing the new location for Armstrong Brewing Company, which they hope to open on Grand Avenue in South San Francisco this summer.


A motto has carried the crew of Armstrong Brewing Company from its modest beginnings in the Bayshore region of South San Francisco to nearing the opening of a new facility on Grand Avenue downtown. ...


Have a day, Terra Nova. In an anticipated matchup between Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division leaders, the Tigers took advantage of early Gators miscues and rode the offensive momentum to a 16-1 v...

Serra lacrosse coach Adam Bysouth can sympathize with Sequoia coach Sam Strickland. Last season, the Padres were rebuilding after seeing a number of top players graduate following the 2013 season. T...

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The stock market closed out the first three months of the year Tuesday on a down note, erasing much of the gains from the prior day's big rally. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 200 points, k...

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms. ...

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NEW YORK — Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an unfair reflection of him and his comedy. "To reduc...

NEW YORK — Musician Jeremy Brown, a guitarist for Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, died a day before the release of the band's debut album. He was 34 years old. Publicist Diana Baron didn't give a r...

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California governor orders mandatory water restrictions
ECHO LAKE — California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials Wednesday to impose mandatory..
Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday created the first-ever sanctions program to penal..
Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq — Iraq declared a "magnificent victory" Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tik..
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