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Analysts: 23M more uninsured with GOP health bill   

WASHINGTON — The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with co...

School district seeks alternatives to later start times: San Mateo Union High School District officials seek flexible scheduling rather than pushed back bell schedule   

After moving on from a proposal to push back school start times, San Mateo Union High School District officials are examining ways to grant students greater authority in building a more flexible class...

Belmont looks ahead to next year’s budget: As city braces for growth, infrastructure tops priorities   

How to keep the Belmont budget balanced while making incremental improvements to the city's roads and parks was a focus for councilmembers as they got a first glimpse of next year's budget Tuesday. ...

Serena Williams accepts a new challenge — in Silicon Valley   

SAN FRANCISCO — Tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now she is embarking on a new mission...

Police arrest East Palo Alto man suspected of robbing bank   

Police arrested a man Tuesday in Palo Alto suspected of robbing a bank on Monday, police said. The robbery occurred at 1:19 p.m. Monday at the Bank of America branch at 530 Lytton Ave. East Palo Alt...

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Demand rebounds for state pollution permits   

SACRAMENTO — Demand for California pollution permits rebounded in the first quarterly auction since an appeals court upheld the program, generating about $500 million for the state, according to res...

Older Latinos more likely to tap into a retirement account   

CHICAGO — Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employer. That was more than a decade ag...

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When Joanna Vander Plaats moved with her two young daughters to Grand Rapids, Michigan, nearly eight years ago, she wanted to find a friendly and welcoming neighborhood. The family's move from Kalam...

The caller on the other end of the phone was worried: Her apple trees had suffered severely last year from cedar-apple rust disease, and she wanted to know how to keep them from being attacked again.I...

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SAN JOSE — After a 7-1 start in West Catholic Athletic League play this season, the Serra Padres were proving to be a contender. Then, through the last two weeks of the regular season, Serra went o...

SAN JOSE — When teams get to the final rounds of the Central Coast Section softball tournament, the difference between winning and losing becomes razor thin. The team that makes the fewest mistake...

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NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as investors went on a late buying spree. The gains came after news that the Federal Reserve plans to start reducing its huge port...

NEW YORK — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent...

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LOS ANGELES — Dani Mathers earned fame posing as a nude model. She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped a photo of an unwitting and unwilling subject — a naked 71-year...


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Development trends on the Peninsula ...

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