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Sea level rise spurs levee talks: Local, state, federal reps collaborate on improvement project   

Preparing to take on one of Foster City's most significant projects in the Bayside community's history prompted federal, state, county and local officials to gather Friday to discuss a levee project a...

Locals sent to battle Washington wildfires: San Mateo, Colma, Pacifica firefighters respond to Gov. Jerry Brown’s orders   

More San Mateo County firefighters have been called upon to help battle some of the raging wildfires burning across the West Coast, with local agencies making up a significant portion of California's ...

Crash closes Hwy 101 in both directions   

U.S. Highway 101 was blocked in both directions in Burlingame Friday night after a tractor-trailer struck a power pole, according to the California Highway Patrol. The collision on southbound U.S. Hi...

Blast foundation moves toward funding projects: Board sets sights on 2016 to begin spending portion of PG&E’s $70M in restitution money   

As the five-year anniversary of the PG&E gas line explosion nears, the San Bruno Community Foundation is considering an investment strategy for the roughly $70 million in restitution money granted in ...

Man arrested for trying to lure girls into vehicle   

South San Francisco police arrested a San Francisco man who is alleged to have tried to lure several girls into his vehicle Thursday afternoon. Between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., police say Frederick ...

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Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfire   

CHELAN, Wash. — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. The Natio...

Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking   

NEW YORK — The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members...

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In 1533, the last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa, was executed on orders of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro. In 1814, during the War of 1812, Alexandria, Virginia, formally surrendered to British ...

The top advertising icon of the 20th century, based on recognizability, effectiveness and longevity, is the Marlboro Man from Marlboro cigarette ads. The next two top icons are Ronald McDonald and the...

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Robert Sean Campbell and Maria Giere Marquis star in ‘Voice of the Prairie.’


A farmer becomes a celebrity by telling stories to early radio audiences in John Oliver's "The Voice of the Prairie," presented by Dragon Productions. Davey Quinn (Robert Sean Campbell), an orphan, ...


Two weeks prior to the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, Menlo-Atherton Bears first-year head coach Adhir Ravipati was dealt his first personnel crisis. Ravipati — who returns to Menlo-Atherton...

Since Mark Newton took over the Menlo School football program in 2004, the Knights have consistently been one of the better teams in the Peninsula Athletic League. Last year, however, the Knights too...

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Well, that was exciting. Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. stocks have come surging back and ended the week Friday on a placid note that suggested the worst may...

WASHINGTON — What once seemed a sure bet — that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in September — suddenly appears less certain following a wild week of stock market turbulence. The...

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Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, "We Are Your Friends" is a surprisingly accessible and sweet story of a group of friends standing on the ...

NEW YORK — Fans of MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" may notice something familiar in the new film "We Are Your Friends." The movie, out Friday, is the feature directorial debut of Max Joseph, best know...

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Highway 101 in Burlingame open after power line repair
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Highway 101 is open in both directions with one lane on the northbou..
Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean
HAVANA — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching part..
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