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Neighbors blast plane noise: San Carlos residents complain about takeoffs   

Surf Air planes may be making less noise as they approach the San Carlos Airport but nearby neighbors are now saying the noise has become unbearable during takeoffs. Atherton residents have complaine...

Plans for Menlo Park high school moving forward: Sequoia board supports project in face of transportation, safety issues raised by city   

Officials moved forward with the proposed development of a new tech-centric Menlo Park high school, despite concerns from city officials regarding the adequacy of the surrounding area to accommodate a...

RV fire shuts down Highway 101   

An RV reported to have a 50-gallon propane tank and four hobby rockets caught fire on Highway 101 in San Carlos Thursday evening, just in time for rush hour traffic that led to tremendous backups for...

Suspicious man spotted near schools   

A person of interest is being sought by San Mateo County sheriff's deputies in separate cases last month in which a man was acting suspiciously on the campus of one San Carlos school and near another....

Nun plans housing protest: With building’s sale, 48 families face eviction   

Sister Christina Helstley has never organized a march before but on Friday night she intends to take to the streets of the North Fair Oaks neighborhood with hundreds of others to highlight the area's ...

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Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, U.S. soldier dies   

BARTELLA, Iraq — In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a pre-dawn assault on an Islamic State-held town east of the be...

Donald Trump: I’ll accept election results, if I win   

DELAWARE, Ohio — Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month's presidential election — if he wins. The Republican said he reserved the right to con...

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I love dessert. I also love being healthy. My four kiddos also love sweets. So over the years, I’ve created some great strategies for getting some dessert in our lives while also honoring our b...

NEW YORK — Hot sales of the new cold-brew coffee at Dunkin' Donuts helped offset lower customer traffic, the company said Thursday, as quarterly revenue dipped and the company offered a downbeat out...

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A good friend of mine gave a talk to parents in which he asked what we wanted for our children. The answers circled around definitions of success — a fulfilling job, financial security, a loving rel...

Editor, Based on so-called resident "surveys," which conveniently listed "response times" by police and firefighters as the first item on which feedback was requested, not surprisingly the city of Be...

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The view from Rite Aid on Concar Drive looking west to the Hines office development under construction. The owners of Rite Aid are suing after they say their property was damaged by pumping groundwater at the Hines site.


A new San Mateo office redevelopment has sparked a legal battle with a neighboring merchant claiming their property was damaged after more than 30 millions of gallons of groundwater was extracted at ...


Menlo School has been playing out of its mind on defense this season. But Friday's showdown with Sequoia is going to be one of the Knights' toughest challenges yet. Through seven games this season, M...

On its home court, Burlingame volleyball simply has Carlmont's number. For the third consecutive season, the Panthers (9-3 PAL Bay, 16-10 overall) prevailed at the Burlingame gym over Carlmont. With ...

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A day of mostly listless trading on Wall Street ended Thursday with U.S. stocks giving back modest gains from the day before. Telecom sector stocks declined the most, weighed down by a slide in shar...

LONDON — Throughout the 20th century, Britain endured a series of currency crises that exposed its decline as a major global power. The recent slide in the pound sterling has reawakened memories of...

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It's not the acting or the action that makes "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" inferior to the original 2012 hit. It's the story. The first film, "Jack Reacher," established the title character as a bril...


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