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Gilead may buy 12-acre site: Foster City Chess-Hatch office property reportedly up for sale   

As one of Foster City's largest employers, Gilead Sciences may be continuing to add to its expansive real estate portfolio by picking up the nearly 12-acre Chess-Hatch office complex centrally situate...

Economy’s 2Q changed from solid to stellar   

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming mo...

Four seek three seats on Foster City Council   

With four candidates vying for three seats on the Foster City Council this November, contenders had their first public opportunity to weigh in on a range of pressing issues from economic development t...

Pilot uninjured in small plane crash near San Carlos Airport   

The pilot of a small plane that crashed after taking off from the San Carlos Airport Thursday evening walked away without injuries, according to Redwood City police. The plane, described by a Federal...

SamTrans shows steady ridership growth   

SamTrans continues to post steady gains in ridership and on-time performance measures, nearly two years after a dramatic reorganization of its service operations in the Peninsula, according to the tra...

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Four killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island   

ROSEAU, Dominica — Tropical Storm Erika pounded the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Thursday, unleashing flooding and mudslides that killed at least four people and knocked out power and wat...

Greece appoints first female prime minister ahead of snap poll   

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's first female prime minister, a top judge, was sworn in Thursday to head a caretaker government ahead of early elections next month in the bailout-dependent country. Supre...

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Perilla leaves — also called shiso leaves — have an overpowering flavor, so you want to use them carefully. Here, they accent a fresh and crunchy salad with minty and bitter notes. Also try them w...

If you're like me, you believe that a fresh, ripe tomato is one of the best things about summer. And this tart is an ode to the tomato in season — and a lesson about how to make the most of it. Let...

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More than a decade ago, residents in the Central Neighborhood of San Mateo, along with those who lived in the Gateway area along Third and Fourth avenues between downtown and Highway 101, complained ...

During election season, the Daily Journal does not accept guest perspective submissions from candidates for office or on election-related topics such as local measures. Letters to the editor of abo...

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Customers filled Coffee Aroma in San Carlos to thank owner Paula Yom for serving them for the past 15 years. The shop closes its doors Saturday.


Customers of Coffee Aroma in downtown San Carlos gave owner Paula Yom a warm sendoff Thursday as she prepares to close her business after 15 years to make way new condominiums. The city bought the bu...


The bad news for the Hillsdale football team is it has only a small number of returning seniors and seventh-year coach Mike Parodi will rely heavily on sophomores and juniors this season. The good n...

With a new mascot and a new head coach, the Jefferson Grizzlies are looking to build on the relative success they enjoyed a year ago. Jefferson's 5-5 finish in 2014 might seem middle of road. But it...

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NEW YORK — For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebook page, saying that one out of seven peopl...

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. The company has in...

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Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as "No Escape," a taut, well-made and entirely dubious thriller. Where does "No Escape" take place? It'...

DALLAS — Dallas-born actor Owen Wilson says that while his father having Alzheimer's disease is "a rough thing," he also knows that there are things to be grateful for, including that his father is ...

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