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Rent control heads to council: Burlingame, San Mateo officials to vote on placing initiatives on fall ballot   

The fate of a ballot initiative to repeal the ordinance preventing rent control in Burlingame and replace it with a variety of tenant protections rests in the hands of city officials, who will vote Mo...

Penalty leads to creek restoration: Cal Water settlement reached on remediation, fines for 2013 spill   

Local endangered fish could get a boost from San Mateo's main water supplier, which agreed to a more than $1 million settlement and habitat restoration project after it discharged treated drinking wat...

Continued commitment to community college: New Cañada College head aims to share same opportunities which benefited her   

The appointment of Jamillah Moore as the new Cañada College president is a testament to the power of her long-standing belief in the power of accessible public education, she said. The San Mateo Co...

Man arrested for multiple sex crimes with drugged victims   

Police in Pacifica on Thursday arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with several sex crimes involving drugged victims. Joseph Courtney, 31, was arrested on suspicion of sodomy of an unconscious ...

Class notes   

Sara Schisla, Brent Zannette and Keegan Kirk, of Carlmont High School, Emily Iacopi, of Half Moon Bay High School, Rachel Healy, of El Camino High School, Sofia Silvestri, of Woodside High School, Sar...

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Clinton roars against Trump as a hacking distraction arises   

PHILADELPHIA — Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a "stark choice" in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republi...

Computer service used by Clinton campaign hacked   

WASHINGTON — A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is ...

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In 1619, the first representative assembly in America convened in Jamestown in the Virginia Colony. In 1729, Baltimore, Maryland, was founded. In 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to ta...

The Three Stooges made 200 comedy shorts between 1934 and 1958. *** Donald Duck's identical nephews can only be told apart by the color of their clothing. Huey wears red, Dewey wears blue and Louie ...

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Executive director Terri Boesch, left, claims the demand for food distributed at CALL Primrose in Burlingame has increased substantially as the cost of living along the Peninsula continues to rise.


Work from a small building on the outskirts of downtown Burlingame makes a big difference for those who need additional assistance making ends meet amidst the tough times brought on by the climbing co...


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From right to left with shovels in hand, Half Moon Bay Mayor Rick Kowalczyk, Naomi Patridge, Marina Fraser, Rich Gordon, Carole Groom and Don Horsley break ground on the new library.


Coastside, county and state officials gathered with an elated crowd Friday to break ground on a new state-of-the-art high-tech library in downtown Half Moon Bay. The city and county Board of Supervi...


Makia Nakamura always knew he wanted to make a living in the sport of golf. Growing up in Hawaii, he picked up the sport as a youngster and his mother was heavily involved in buying and selling golf c...

SAN FRANCISCO — The Washington Nationals turned the first triple play in their 12-season history, holding on in the eighth inning to help preserve a strong outing by Max Scherzer and beat the San Fr...

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NEW YORK — Stocks ended slightly higher on Friday, helped by better-than-expected quarterly results from Google's parent Alphabet and retailer Amazon and a modest recovery in oil prices. However, t...

WASHINGTON — Growth in the U.S. economy was sluggish again in the spring, dashing expectations for a robust rebound after a tough winter. Stronger consumer spending was offset by weakness in housing...

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The comedy "Bad Moms" fancies itself a "Hangover" for the PTA set. And, while a wild send-up of modern parental perfection — that insidious idea that exists only in commercials and glossy magazines...

Obsession can grow from the simplest of desires — to be good at something. That can easily morph into the need to be the best, the requirement to always be a winner, even if the sacrifices don't bal...

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