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Women’s bill of rights on city’s agenda: Daly City joins handful of cities to consider adopting anti-discrimination measure   

A Peninsula city is poised to become the fifth in the nation to adopt an international bill of rights for women that aims to promote equal access to health care, employment, economic development and e...

Speaker explores roots of bullying, self-esteem: Devin Hughes’ talk focuses on playing to children’s strengths   

Having arisen from a rough childhood in the 1970s where his learning disability and parents' interracial marriage shaped his outlook on life, author Devin Hughes will be speaking in San Mateo Saturday...

Aging hotel’s owner seeks redevelopment: Hampton Inn and Suites sought to replace San Mateo’s Los Prados Hotel   

In an effort to keep up with the needs of travelers, the owners of the aging Los Prados Hotel in San Mateo seek to redevelop the facility into a new hotel full of modern amenities. Property owner Fo...

Cops to hold St. Patrick’s Day dinner: Proceeds from ticket sales benefit families of South City Police Department   

South San Francisco residents are invited to dine alongside members of the local police department and enjoy some traditional Irish fare, while celebrating a good cause at the annual St. Patrick's Day...

Former social worker may face jury in molestation case   

A former San Mateo County social worker who allegedly had sex with three underage girls under his charge will have a trial date set March 20, according to the District Attorney's Office. Manuel Sedil...

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Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security   

WASHINGTON — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to cond...

Business coalition forms in response to California drought   

SACRAMENTO — A coalition of businesses including The Coca-Cola Company and Gap Inc. announced Thursday it is backing Gov. Jerry Brown's call for conservation in drought-stricken California. The in...

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In 1834, the city of York in Upper Canada was incorporated as Toronto. In 1836, the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, fell to Mexican forces after a 13-day siege. In 1853, Verdi's opera "La Traviata" pre...

Several factors have contributed to the perfect storm of home unaffordability in California, the Bay Area and San Mateo County in the last several years. The state's dissolution of redevelopment agenc...

Editor, The March 2 story "Budget has surplus, but future hazy" regarding San Mateo's anticipated budget management is distressing to the thousands of residents of North Shoreview and North Central. ...

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The view from Sign Hill Park, which South San Francisco officials are searching for grant money to preserve along with other connected areas.

 

A movement is underway to preserve Sign Hill Park as officials agreed to nominate the home of the signature "South San Francisco The Industrial City" declaration for conservation and restoration throu...

 

For the first time in a while, the softball edition of the "Battle of Belmont" — the annual non-league meeting between Carlmont and Notre Dame-Belmont — was an actual battle. In the end, the def...

Skyline starting pitcher Aldo Severson turned in a legendary outing Thursday at Trojan Diamand. The sophomore right-hander fired 11 shutout innings, yet took a no-decision after departing amid a scor...

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NEW YORK — The stock market closed slightly higher on Thursday as gains for utilities and financial stocks were largely offset by losses in energy and materials companies. Kroger jumped after repo...

WASHINGTON — All of the nation’s 31 largest banks are adequately fortified to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and keep lending, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. Results of...

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LOS ANGELES — In the years since he strutted onto the scene — lean, handsome, mouth running a mile a minute — in Doug Liman's "Swingers" (1996), Vince Vaughn has become one of the poster boys fo...

AMERICAN MASTERWORKS INTERSECT ON THE PRAIRIE: THE SHELDON MUSEUM OF ART IN LINCOLN, NEBRASKA. On the city campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is the Sheldon Museum of Art, a memorial to Mary...

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Solid US jobs report: 295K positions added; rate at 5.5 pct.
WASHINGTON — A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. busin..
Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average
NEW YORK — In the Dow's elite club, Apple is in and AT&T is out. Apple will replace AT&T in the..
NASA craft circling Ceres in first visit to dwarf planet
LOS ANGELES — A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-mon..
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