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Homework policy shift considered: San Carlos education officials to discuss potential policy change   

Evenings may soon look a little different for families of children in the San Carlos Elementary School District, as officials are considering altering homework policy to give students more authority i...

Redwood City allows for more affordable housing   

The Redwood City Council amended the Downtown Precise Plan to include an additional 162 units of affordable housing as the plan nears its cap of 2,500 new apartments. There are already 2,336 new unit...

San Bruno moves to replace ‘eyesore’ house with a park: City officials and community foundation to collaborate on converting vacant property   

Work will soon begin converting a rundown, empty home some San Bruno residents have considered an eyesore and nuisance into a neighborhood park, under a decision by city officials. The San Bruno Cit...

Cameras urged for all police: Civil grand jury: All departments should adopt the technology   

All law enforcement agencies in the county should adopt body-worn cameras, according to the first report released by the current members of the San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury. Both officers and th...

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Trash talkers A man received death threats from a group of people who were waiting for him when he took trash outside on Woodside Road in Redwood City before 12:12 a.m. Sunday, May 22. SAN CAR...

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Demand for pollution credits plummets   

SACRAMENTO, — California's ambitious efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are taking a hit as demand has plummeted for pollution credits that are supposed to fund the initiative. Only about a...

House wading into state’s long-running water war   

WASHINGTON — Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and cut the flow for threatened fish an...

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In 1868, the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal on the remaining charges. In 1913, Actors' Equity Association was organized by a group of actors at the Pabst Grand...

Considering the superior flavor of fresh-picked vegetables and the choices you get when you grow your own, it's a wonder that more people don't have vegetable gardens. Even a local farm or farmers m...

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Shoppers visit a local Sports Authority at the Bridgepointe Shopping Center. The San Mateo site, along with hundreds across the nation, begin liquidation sales Thursday, May 26.


Starting today, local branches of Sports Authority are joining hundreds across the county to begin liquidating its merchandise as the prominent sporting goods chain is closing all of its stores as it ...


SAN JOSE — After 25 years, the San Jose Sharks will finally play for the Stanley Cup. Captain Joe Pavelski scored an early goal, Joel Ward added two of his own and the Sharks advanced to their firs...

It was the stuff of legend in 2012 when Carlmont — then the No. 16 seed in the Central Coast Section playoffs — upset No. 1 seed St. Francis. This year's CCS Open Division playoff rematch, howeve...

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NEW YORK — U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as investors continued to recover some confidence in the health of the global economy. That sent oil prices higher and gave energy companies a boost, while m...

For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender...

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EU: Some 20 bodies spotted as migrant boat sinks off Libya
ROME — A migrant boat sank off Libya's coast Thursday, with some 20 bodies spotted in the sea. Off..
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