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Bill to allow Caltrain sales tax: Legislation seeks to cover capital and operating costs through ballot measure   

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital and operating costs. Senate Bill 797, introduced by state Sen. Jerry Hill,...

Charter school OK’d amid traffic, safety concerns: Redwood City officials waver on whether industrial zoning is right fit for Rocketship   

Parking, traffic, safety and the loss of zones where industrial businesses can operate in Redwood City were among the concerns planning commissioners expressed as they approved plans for a new Rockets...

Senate Republicans would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes   

WASHINGTON — Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on...

Heat wave kills two senior citizens   

Sweltering temperatures claimed the lives of two senior citizens in San Jose on Monday, Santa Clara County public health officials said Wednesday afternoon. The Santa Clara County medical examiner's ...

Motorcyclist allegedly aims at protest: Incident at federal health care event in San Francisco   

A man on a motorcycle allegedly drove into a crowd of people protesting Republican efforts to change federal health care Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco, nearly hitting several. Protesters had g...

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California river swelling from snowmelt forces out residents   

FRESNO — Authorities have ordered residents along a swelling river in Central California to head for higher ground. Tony Botti of the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that the Kings R...

Flu vaccine was ineffective for people 65 and older last winter   

NEW YORK — The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. U.S. health officials on...

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Toast is one of life's great comfort foods. Any amateur can make it: Put bread in toasting device, push button, wait, remove and slather with something. But it's also trendy: In recent years, toast ...

In 1611, English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and several other people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers aboard the Discovery. In 1870, the United States Department of Justice ...

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Maximiliano Gambirazio demonstrates how to use a roaster at Papachay, the San Carlos coffee bean roastery he started some 20 years ago.


When Maximiliano Gambirazio's motorcycle broke down in front of a Peruvian coffee plantation some 20 years ago, he had no idea it would be the beginning of his close study of coffee. Then 37 years o...


It's not uncommon to see teenage athletes bypass their school team and concentrate more on a club team or the junior ranks as you'll find in the likes of golf and tennis. Most prep stars, however, ap...

Dave Stamer is the president of the Northern California Football Officials Association, but he is also an across-the-board advocate for all youth sports officials — from the lowest level of soccer t...

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NEW YORK — Energy stocks dove again on Wednesday as oil dropped to its lowest price since last summer, extending their dismal start to the year. Gains for health care and technology stocks helped he...

DETROIT — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. T...

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