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FEMA eyes Foster City: Million dollar levee project required to keep residents from needing flood insurance   

In an effort to prevent Foster City property owners from having to purchase costly federally-mandated flood insurance while also tending to scientists' predictions of looming sea level rise, officials...

Water main break spills millions of gallons: Repairs underway on San Francisco Public Utilities Commission line that serves San Bruno   

Several communities must make do with their current water supplies for the next few days as crews from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission work to repair a 54-inch pipeline that broke and le...

Fire sprinkler law gets OK in Redwood City: Loan forgiveness for installations approved with rent stabilization   

The Redwood City Council approved a loan forgiveness program for property owners required to install fire sprinklers in their older buildings in exchange for an agreement to slow rent increases. The ...

Suspect who allegedly killed co-worker in Burlingame arrested in Sacramento   

A suspect who allegedly stabbed a co-worker to death outside a Burlingame office building earlier this month was charged with murder Tuesday after being caught in Sacramento last week. Rodney O'Neil ...

Mayor: Office project will improve parking: Redwood City Council approves five-story building downtown   

The Redwood City Council unanimously approved a five-story office project downtown that should improve parking in the area, Mayor Jeff Gee said Tuesday. The project at 815 Hamilton St. consists of 7,...

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Health care spending to accelerate, U.S. report says   

WASHINGTON — The nation's respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over. Spending on health care will outpace the nation's overall economic growth over the next decade, the governm...

Authorities: California teen accused of killing 8-year-old   

SANTA CRUZ — A 15-year-old boy lured an 8-year-old girl into his apartment and killed her before hiding her body in a recycling bin at the housing complex for artists where they lived, authorities s...

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Weeknight cooks love the versatility and ease of quesadillas. Construction is simple — two flour tortillas sandwiched around a bunch of fillings, then skillet toasted — and they can be made with j...

It's impossible to say this without sounding stupid (or as though I'm practicing Klingon), but gomasio is going to be the next za'atar. Seriously. During the past few years, America's top chefs have ...

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“The government long ago gave in to big business, special interests and the bottom line. In doing so, it neglected the very values on which our country was founded and has shown only politicall...

Belmont residents and businesses, your help is needed! Working together for positive local change is not easy. It requires trusting each other, considering multiple viewpoints and exhibiting patience...

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Workers construct a crane at the site of the Hines development site at Concar Drive and South Delaware Street in San Mateo. The project is a 305,000-square-foot office building and is scheduled for co...


NAPA — It was like Madison Bumgarner's legendary 2014 World Series performance come to life on the Joe DiMaggio diamond. Pacifica left-hander Brett Berghammer bounced back on two days rest to pitch...

Monday was a hectic day for the San Mateo Post 82 American Legion baseball squad.The Shockers qualified for the American Legion state tournament by winning the Area 2 tournament with a 9-1 win over R...

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NEW YORK — Global stocks steadied and U.S. markets marched higher Tuesday, as investors were encouraged by strong results from UPS, Ford and other big companies. The recovery comes after five strai...

Blockbuster hepatitis C medicine Harvoni propelled Gilead Sciences Inc.'s second-quarter profit up 23 percent as total revenue for the biotech drugmaker jumped 26 percent and it raised its 2015 sales ...

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House, Senate move toward passage of transportation patch
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Northern California wildfire contained after jumping line
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