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City closes dark legal chapter: Half Moon Bay finalizes legal actions over Beachwood property, officials consider next steps   

  In turning the page to a dark chapter of Half Moon Bay's history that catapulted the city into legal and financial chaos, officials were thrilled to announce they've recouped most of the $18 milli...

Citizens envision a new El Camino in Redwood City: Advisory group digs deeper into details for future improvements on key thoroughfare   

Now past initial conversations of what the Redwood City stretch of El Camino Real could look like, a citizens advisory group met this week to weigh concrete options for coordinating transit and other ...

Proposed Millbrae school tax shows early support   

Millbrae residents could soon face a new tax from the local elementary school district as officials grappling with a limited budget attempt to stave off potentially severe cuts to staff and programs. ...

Rejuvenation sought for an old hotel: Well-known Peninsula hotelier proposes revitalization for an aging San Mateo lodge   

  Hotel developments have been booming along Silicon Valley's busy Highway 101 corridor and San Mateo property owners are refocusing their attention toward revamping a 1970s-era lodge. Developers a...

Ships made from concrete?   

There's not much left of the SS Palo Alto, a ship made of concrete that has been an attraction near Santa Cruz for decades. The recent storms battered the grounded ship so severely the hull split apar...

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Students urged to forgo fear, seek monetary help   

Alarmed by the apparent lack of financial aid applications from undocumented students, the chancellor of California's community college system is urging such scholars to send in their requests for ass...

Sessions’ tough on crime talk could fill prisons   

WASHINGTON — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems po...

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Monday that "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated." Yet the opposite has long been painfully obvious for top congressional Republicans, w...

Last week I gave unsolicited and likely unwanted marriage advice to Roberta whose husband’s animal allergies left their kid deprived if not psychologically abused. Since The Daily Journal&rsquo...

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In less than a month, it's obvious that Trump's presidency is a threat to freedom of the press. His freewheeling press conference earlier in the month was ample evidence. He demeaned or refused to cal...

With all the recent hysteria and anxiety over the threat of possible deportation of undocumented workers, I am wondering how those immigrants who came to America legally might feel. Was it a waste to ...

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Dr. Rakhi Singh, third from right, huddles with the staff at the Fair Oaks Health Center in the North Fair Oaks neighborhood in unincorporated San Mateo County south of Redwood City.

 

Getting patients to follow doctor's orders may be tough, but health care providers at the Fair Oaks Health Center face other challenges in making sure their patients are following through on their hea...

 

SAN JOSE — "Ooh" what a night. The "oohs" echoed from the rafters of Independence High School like something out of WrestleMania. Some were oohing "Luke" while others oohed "Cruz." Either way, Lu...

Happy birthday, Ken Anderson. With the El Camino boys' soccer head coach turning "the big 5-0" on Monday, his Colts gave him an early birthday present by marching into the record books. With their 3-...

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OMAHA, Neb. — Investors who wanted billionaire Warren Buffett to address the current state of the world in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will likely be disappointed, but they...

A review of dozens of employment cases that Neil Gorsuch has heard as a federal appeals judge shows a focus on texts and a fondness for scrutinizing definitions of words in legislation and the Constit...

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LOS ANGELES — Oscar winner, take two. Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight" — not, as it turned out, "La La Land" — won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented f...

LOS ANGELES — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller "Get Out," to a chart-topping opening weekend with $30.5 million according to stu...

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