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State raising smoking age from 18 to 21: New law takes effect June 9; does not apply to military personnel   

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. The new law, which will take effect June ...

Dumbarton rail bridge study being revived: SamTrans considers east-west commuter options and private partners   

In an effort to address traffic woes exacerbated by Bay Area job and population growth, SamTrans is reviving a study to refurbish the stagnant Dumbarton rail bridge — which is now being considered n...

Teachers share passion projects: Event serves as opportunity for educators to collaborate and learn   

During a recent field trip designed to connect her San Carlos middle schoolers with nature, teacher Jill Nida struggled to get her students to disconnect from their phones and appreciate their rural ...

Millbrae schools hiking fees developers must pay: Officials say increase needed to protect against expected enrollment growth   

Developers looking to build projects that are expected to generate new jobs and homes in Millbrae will be required to pay the local school district more money to offset the cost associated with potent...

San Mateo County police reports   

Run of shame A man was seen running in his underwear and carrying his clothes near Junipero Serra and Hickey boulevards in South San Francisco before 12:36 a.m. Tuesday, April 19. San Mateo Susp...

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Trump’s path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP   

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee an...

High court says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights   

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on no...

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For couples setting up a new home together, it's a challenge: how to merge two sets of stuff and two decorating styles into one space they both can love. "Emotions get really high when it comes to y...

Eggplant hasn't been a favorite of American home gardeners, but a new hybrid that's billed as an alternative to meat could be changing that. The hybrid dubbed "Meatball" has powered its way into the...

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The Peninsula Athletic League golf championships started with 90 golfers. After a qualifying round and the first of two final rounds Monday at Crystal Springs Golf Course, the top 24 met in Wednesday'...

The Golden State Warriors' Western Conference semifinals series against the Portland Trailblazers all but came to an end in Game 2 Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. You all know the details by now: down...

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NEW YORK — U.S. and global stock indexes moved lower a second day Wednesday following a dismal report on job creation that gave investors concern over the state of the economy. The data followed a r...

NEW YORK — Hulu is expanding its Internet TV programming with a subscription service offering a mix of live cable and broadcast options that will include news and sports. The move will pit 8-year-o...

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HAVANA — Rap superstar Kanye West, his wife Kim Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family are the latest celebrities to visit Havana. They stopped at the Museum of Rum on Wednesday, s...

LOS ANGELES — Seth MacFarlane is going to star in and produce a sci-fi TV series set 300 years in the future. Fox said Wednesday that the series, described as a comedic drama, is intended for the n...

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Ford to invest $182M in software development company
DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford says it is investing $182 million in a San Francisco software development c..
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
WASHINGTON — Vape away. Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt f..
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