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What is next for ice rink?: San Mateo officials weigh Bridgepointe redevelopment and $3 million offer   

As the battle over the proposal to demolish the Bridgepointe Shopping Center ice rink heats up again, the San Mateo City Council must manage community outcry while navigating legal restrictions. Pro...

New upscale hotel takes shape: South City planners approve modern hotel in Britannia Cove project   

A modern, urban hotel design to serve as the anchor for business development in the heart of the South San Francisco's biotechnology sector was given the final thumbs-up by the Planning Commission Wed...

California home prices hit new seven-year high, sales rebound   

SAN DIEGO — California home prices reached fresh seven-year-highs in March, a research firm said Friday, helping sales rebound from a two-month slide as some homeowners put their property on the mar...

SUV crashes into garage outside Redwood City   

A Pacifica man crashed a car into a two-car garage at a residence in the unincorporated Palomar Park area outside Redwood City Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident...

Convicted sheriff’s deputy released at sentencing   

A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy convicted of stalking his ex-girlfriend, severely beating her new boyfriend and violating a restraining order was released on his own recognizance by Judge L...

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California unemployment rate drops to 6.5 percent   

SACRAMENTO — California's jobless rate fell to 6.5 percent in March, the lowest it's been in nearly seven years, the California Employment Development Department reported Friday. California added 3...

Disney measles outbreak that sparked vaccination debate ends   

LOS ANGELES — An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught ...

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In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning American colonists that the British were coming. In 1865, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrende...

The Hanna-Barbera cartoon series "The Huckleberry Hound Show" (1958-1962) was the first animated cartoon to win an Emmy Award. In 1959 the show won for Outstanding Children's Programming. *** Yogi B...

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Flames engulf a pan in the kitchen of Amoura Restaurant, a new fine dining establishment located at 713 Linden Ave. in South San Francisco.


A South San Francisco restaurateur is showing love for his hometown by opening a fine dining establishment in a community he feels has been long starved for more ambitious eatery options. Bassam Shi...


Quien es mas macho? Joe Galea or Joe Pratt? That was the question Friday with Carlmont traveling to Capuchino, where the two ace hurlers engaged in a splendid pitching duel. With the Scots prevailin...

For five innings Friday, it appeared the Menlo School baseball team was poised to sweep its two-game series from Burlingame as the Knights built a 3-0 lead. After dropping the Panthers into a first-p...

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NEW YORK — Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro rattled global financial markets Friday. News that negotiations between Greece and its international lenders are making li...

WASHINGTON — Financial officials from the world's major economies on Friday welcomed modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears rattling global financial markets that Greece...

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NEW YORK — While Freida Pinto doesn't see herself as a role model, the 30-year-old actress understands there's a huge responsibility that goes with being in the public eye. That's why she regards ev...

Class of 2015: the day that many of us have been anxiously waiting for, May 1 is coming up. On this day, students commit to a four-year university and submit their SIR (Statement of Intent to Register...

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What do you think of proposed standards by the USDA for organic seafood?

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