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Gov. Brown signs Hill’s AP test law: Bill was prompted by Mills High School snafu   

Legislation prompted by hundreds of Mills High School advanced placement test takers having their scores tossed because of seating irregularities is now law. The bill by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San ...

South City native releases first solo album: Jeff Desira’s ‘Weathervane’ is culmination of years of writing and two and a half years of recording   

A move, a breakup, an accident and a death all have big parts in South San Francisco native Jeff Desira's first solo album. "Weathervane" was released independently by Desira July 19 and is the culmi...

‘Good and playable’: New, longer grass laid at 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium   

The San Francisco 49ers re-sodded the field at Levi's Stadium from goal line to goal line and sideline to sideline with longer grass Friday and they expect no problems for Sunday's preseason game agai...

Man incompetent for attempted murder trial   

An elderly man who prosecutors say fired a gun at his former doctor inside Seton Medical Center in Daly City over earlier pain treatment is not mentally fit to stand trial for attempted murder, accord...

Passengers leave trove at SFO   

If you've been through security at San Francisco International Airport recently and are missing your sunglasses or laptop, it's probably worth checking in with the Transportation Security Administrati...

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Official: Hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers   

WASHINGTON — The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances,...

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups   

WASHINGTON — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birt...

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57,000 THEATRE SEATS: THE CURTAIN GOES UP MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT IN BRANSON, MISSOURI. On a busy day, the small (pop. 10,842) southern Missouri town of Branson, in the rolling hills of the Ozarks, pl...

In 1305, Scottish rebel leader Sir William Wallace was executed by the English for treason. In 1775, Britain's King George III proclaimed the American colonies to be in a state of "open and avowed re...

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The recently initiated recount in the primary race for state controller was the result of a 481 vote difference between second- and third-place candidates. Under current law, former Assembly Speaker J...

It wasn't long ago that President Obama boasted of getting Syria to surrender its chemical weapons without firing a shot. "It turned out that we are actually getting all the chemical weapons," Mr. Oba...

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Photos courtesy of Juan Bustos Sr.
Baseball Without Borders, a South San Francisco-based youth baseball international travel club, took a trip to Central America this summer, where the18-and-under team made friends with San Juan Del Sur during a five-game tournament in Nicaragua.


It was a gesture in the true spirit of Baseball Without Borders. When Juan Bustos Sr. started Baseball Without Borders — based in South San Francisco — in 1995, he envisioned a mission which un...


It was a gesture in the true spirit of Baseball Without Borders. When Juan Bustos Sr. started Baseball Without Borders — based in South San Francisco — in 1995, he envisioned a mission which un...

GREEN BAY, Wis. — With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season. Rodgers threw for two touchdowns,...

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NEW YORK — The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure about how the nation's most important financial vo...

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message: The picture is still hazy. ...

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LOS ANGELES — A gay couple who have been together for almost four decades are separated — at least physically — by factors beyond their control in "Love Is Strange," the latest tender and meande...

I fall asleep to the glow of Netflix and, when I awake, begin the digital litany of my day: the relentless email and news, the Facebook and Twitter feeds, the blogs and mindless videos, and on and on....

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Daily Journal Quick Poll
Should the state fund California election recounts like that sought after the controller's race results came in so close?

Yes. Doing so equalizes the process for all candidates
Yes. The price tag is small compared to the price of democracy.
No. The candidate wanting a recount should foot the bill.
No. Instead, ensure the election results are right the first time.


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