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County explores housing bond: November ballot measure an aim; supervisors consider options to stem crisis   

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors are leaning toward preparing a ballot measure for the November election to combat the housing crisis. The board will either ask voters to extend the Measure ...

Recreational marijuana to head to ballot: California voters will decide on initiative in November   

SACRAMENTO — California voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana after Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that initiative proponents turned in more than enough si...

South City school officials pass deficit spending plan: District approves budget despite transparency concerns   

South San Francisco school officials authorized dipping into reserves to balance a spending plan projected to outpace revenue growth, despite concerns of teachers who claim the looming deficit is manu...

San Mateo County police reports   

On a roll A toilet paper roll in a women's restroom had writing on it on Broadway in Redwood City before 6:41 a.m. Monday, June 20. San Carlos DUI. A 19-year-old San Carlos man was cited and releas...

Report: Law Library in crisis: San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury urges additional funding   

A civil grand jury report released Tuesday urges county officials to provide additional funding for the struggling San Mateo County Law Library in downtown Redwood City. The library is in "serious je...

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California land officials sign off on closing nuclear plant   

SACRAMENTO — California land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant and signed off Tuesday on a deal to close the Central Coast facilit...

Judge’s ruling could delay California’s water tunnel project   

SACRAMENTO — A Northern California judge's ruling could delay construction of two large tunnels to more easily move water from the state's central valley to the parched south. The Sacramento Bee re...

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This highly flavorful steak is versatile enough to work for family-style dining, as well as a party-worthy appetizer. It all comes down to the polenta. The dish starts by marinating thinly sliced sir...

When berry season arrives and they become much more affordable, my family and I turn into berry gluttons. We love them year round, but it's such an indulgence to shovel in handfuls of what may be one...

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"We intuitively understand that happiness comes from fellowship, but in our social and political behavior we fail to exercise that understanding. In consequence, community withers all too often in the...

Editor, Thank you to TJ Falciano for your letter to the editor on June 24, titled Vanity or "license to steal." In the letter, you accurately identify numerous issues the state of California is cur...

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Brad Underwood, San Mateo’s director of Public Works, shows new equipment capable of converting biogas into compressed natural gas that can then be used to fuel city vehicles at the wastewater treatment plant.

 

From your toilet to the San Francisco Bay. It's an infrequently thought about process for those uninvolved in the day-to-day functions of a wastewater treatment plant, but the arduous process of reduc...

 

Serra track and field sprinter Armon Plummer hasn't always been the next Morgan Freeman.The strapping speedster with the deep and resonant voice that sounds like it should be narrating a remake of "M...

SAN FRANCISCO — Pinch-hitter Jake Smolinski hit a go-ahead, three-run homer during Oakland's five-run eighth inning that carried the Athletics to a 13-11 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tue...

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U.S. stock indexes mounted a broad comeback Tuesday as investors set aside their anxiety over Britain's vote to leave the European Union and snapped up shares following a two-day rout. Encouraging da...

WASHINGTON — Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related ...

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