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Burlingame ice rink proposed: Nonprofit Mid-Peninsula Ice Rink Foundation seeks skating for Golf Center site   

Faced with the closure of the San Mateo and Belmont ice rinks, a group of advocates have made a formal proposal to create a new facility in Burlingame. The newly formed nonprofit Mid-Peninsula Ice R...

Council in favor of keeping South City marina deal: With facelift up for Oyster Point, city says Harbor District marina operations should remain intact   

Though a massive development stands to forever alter the landscape near Oyster Point, South San Francisco officials would like to keep intact an agreement for running the adjacent marina. The South ...

State attorney general pick pledges affront to Trump: Xavier Becerra pledges to build on some of the issues that Gov. Jerry Brown hopes to preserve   

SACRAMENTO — The longtime Democratic congressman slated to become California's next attorney general immediately took a combative stance against Republican President-elect Donald Trump's incoming ad...

Menlo Park hires 20 firefighters this year   

The Menlo Park Fire District hired 20 new firefighters and firefighter paramedics this year, marking "the largest, single most aggressive hiring effort since at least the 1980s, if ever," Fire Chief H...

Caltrain seeks to prevent suicides through crisis support text service   

Caltrain is the first rail service to partner with a national nonprofit that assists people who are having suicidal thoughts through text messages. The train service has seen dozens of intentional de...

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Iraq hopes OPEC deal will help pay for its massive war costs   

BAGHDAD — The government of Iraq is hoping that a new OPEC deal will help the war-weary country generate enough revenue to help pay for its costly, 2-year-old fight against the Islamic State group. ...

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, evacuated from South Pole   

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Former American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, has been evacuated by plane from the South Pole for medical reasons, officials said Thursda...

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Sweet potato slices are the latest rage in the avocado toast trend. If you are at all involved with Pinterest, you know this already. Pop slices of unpeeled sweet potato in a regular old toaster and t...

In 1804, Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of the French. In 1823, President James Monroe outlined his doctrine opposing European expansion in the Western Hemisphere. In 1859, militant abolitionist J...

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I often wondered who Little Bobby Duncan was. And maybe even what he's doing now. Walking along First Avenue in San Mateo, I'd see the mural by the train station of what I initially thought was Abraha...

Editor, President-elect Trump won in a landslide. Final results were 306 to 232 in Electoral College votes. Liberal elite media suppress these facts, just like Wikileaks exposed CNN leaking debate qu...

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The cast of Hillbarn Theatre’s ‘Mary Poppins.’


Hillbarn Theatre creates magic with "Mary Poppins," the stage musical version of the beloved 1964 Walt Disney film. Even though Hillbarn's small space doesn't allow for spectacular special effects, ...


Visitors play in the snow lot at last year's ‘Hometown Holidays' celebration.


Arctic charm will descend upon downtown Redwood City this Saturday as the city and key community organizations collaborate to welcome visitors to its annual "Hometown Holidays" celebration. The eve...


OAKLAND — James Harden notched his fourth triple-double of the season with 29 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Warriors 132-127 in double overtime Thursday n...

Edison-Huntington Beach will be making its first appearance in program history in the CIF Division I state volleyball championship when it meets Menlo-Atherton Friday night at 4 p.m. Despite the histo...

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NEW YORK — Technology companies plunged Thursday, and high-dividend stocks also took hefty losses as bond yields rose to their highest level in more than a year. But more big gains for blue-chip ban...

NEW YORK — Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in sales before people swipe to the next site. "It's not...

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There's never a hair out of place in "Miss Sloane," a painstakingly slick political thriller from director John Madden about a brilliant lone wolf lobbyist consumed with the win. It's a wannabe Aaron ...

THE SOCIETY OF WESTERN ARTISTS HOSTS EXHIBIT, SALE AND BOUTIQUE IN SAN BRUNO. Awards in The Society of Western Artists’ current exhibit went to Tomiko Bailey for her first place oil “Euca...

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Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon
WASHINGTON — Breaking once more from presidential custom, Donald Trump is turning to a military ma..
US employers add 178K jobs as unemployment sinks to 4.6 pct.
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a solid 178,000 jobs in November, reflecting the steady economy ..
California treasurer to study legal marijuana and banking
LOS ANGELES — California Treasurer John Chiang has formed a group to study banking issues he says ..
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