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San Carlos may get high school: Sequoia Union High School District is in need of more space   

The potential purchase of land on Old County Road in San Carlos to build a 400-student magnet school for an overcrowding high school district has some community members concerned about traffic and pa...

Future looks bright for Carlos Club sign: Business owner says he will undo changes to landmark marquee   

The iconic Carlos Club sign, a neon marquee landmark on El Camino Real, for several decades may shine bright again after several weeks dimmed under new proprietorship. The San Carlos City Council Mon...

Aging pipes cause issues for water agencies: El Granada residents suffer from leaking pipe this week   

Replacing aging infrastructure is a continuous challenge for many water providers and the combination of failing pipelines with statewide conditions, such as the drought and seismic activity, can lea...

City may revisit license plate reader idea   

Six weeks after the San Carlos City Council narrowly rejected buying automated license plate readers, a tour of the data storage center has one member considering a change of heart. "I was on the fen...

Ex gets 90 days for stalking former girlfriend’s husband   

A 38-year-old man who prosecutors say called his former girlfriend's husband dozens of times with threats of harm and eventually went to the couple's Half Moon Bay home to "have it out" was sentenced ...

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Iran nuke talks face obstacles even with more time   

VIENNA — The United States and Iran say a new deadline in nuclear talks could allow them to finally reach a deal. But Tehran's apparent reluctance to compromise may soon leave U.S. negotiators runni...

Official: Afghan president orders military review   

KABUL, Afghanistan — President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan's defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids ban...

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Tired of the same old sides at Thanksgiving? We decided to come up with something both fresh and familiar. This dish of roasted vegetables starts with classics — onion, butternut squash and corn ...

These rich cornmeal biscuits aren't just an easy and delicious way to have fresh bread at the Thanksgiving table. They also let you get a jump on your dinner prep. The biscuits can be prepared up to ...

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This week's Thanksgiving holiday kicks off the annual rush to buy Christmas and other holiday gifts for friends and loved ones. At one time, the official kickoff was Friday, Black Friday, when stores...

"In a society driven by the hunt for yield and the churn of the treadmill and the incessant search for the perfect, personalized satisfactions, we're rarely invited to even consider a reality beyond t...

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Volunteers Judy Buck of San Mateo, left, and Yana Maloney of Burlingame, right, help CALL Primrose Center distribute food to those in need.

 

With some Peninsula residents having to choose between eating and paying rent, food banks in the region are hoping to pitch in during a particularly trying time of year. Second Harvest Food Bank, whi...

 

Notre Dame Belmont sophomores Katie Smoot and Mele Fakatene were walking out of the grandstands at Brady Family Stadium Saturday afternoon after their brother school Serra had just had its Central Coa...

Skyline fever. Catch it. Skyline College men's basketball is off to undefeated start this season. With a 69-54 win over Gavilan Tuesday evening, the Trojans improve to 8-0 on the season. The men's e...

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NEW YORK — A slump in energy prices pushed the stock market back from record levels on Tuesday. Energy stocks slid as the price of oil resumed its descent. Traders speculated that member nations o...

NEW YORK — Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called “Offers.” Advertisers can post promotions and discounts in users’ Twitter feeds, whether or no...

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LOS ANGELES — Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of ...

LOS ANGELES — "Birdman," a dark comedy about show business, took flight Tuesday with a leading six nominations for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Star Michael Keaton and director Alejandr...

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Applications for US jobless aid jump to 313,000
WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing tot..
Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case
FERGUSON, Mo. — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physi..
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