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Comprehending homelessness: San Mateo County, national One Day Count this week helps officials gauge how to help   

In an biennial effort to gauge the extent of San Mateo County's homeless population by gathering data to inform future policy decisions, hundreds of volunteers will hit the streets early Thursday morn...

Legislation targeting shortage of teachers: Lawmaker hopes to make getting credential easier, more affordable for those entering field   

A state lawmaker authored a pair of bills aiming to streamline the process for those interested in becoming teachers under an effort to address the shortage of educators plaguing the Peninsula as well...

Strength, concern in Redwood City’s latest financial snapshot: Even with positive report, city officials prep for the possibility of a slowdown in growth   

Redwood City’s latest financial report demonstrated growing revenue streams and in-check expenses, but city officials seem to be focused on leveraging the city’s financial position for fu...

San Bruno dealership expansion plan causes stir: Residents challenge car dealership’s interest in redeveloping retail center   

The interest of a San Bruno car dealership to redevelop into a five-story tower riled residents who feel such a project is inappropriate near the gateway to the heart of the city. Victory Honda of...

Redwood City police seeking donations for dead officer’s family: Financial help sought for relatives of officer who died of natural causes while on duty   

Police are asking for donations for the family of an officer who died of natural causes while on duty Friday, Jan. 20 in Redwood City. According to police, Gerardo Silva, 57, was working on patrol w...

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California storm causes flooding, evacuations   

LOS ANGELES — Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third — and largest — in the latest seri...

Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won’t go unchallenged   

WASHINGTON — In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President ...

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The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA saves thousands of animals every year. Perhaps not as obvious, we also touch many thousands of human lives. Two years ago, the Leiva family adopted Harvey, a littl...

Kaiser Permanente Redwood City's project for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day of service was to clean up the gardens at Taft Elementary School in Redwood City. Two of the more distinguished gardener...

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For some reason, the San Mateo Planning Commission is a hot bed of aspiring council candidates but no one has announced yet. That's because all three incumbents are up for re-election in November. And...

Some Democrats continue to assign blame for their 2016 election defeat everywhere except where the blame truly resides. To put it succinctly, Democrats can blame no one but themselves. It's not the El...

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Hundreds gathered over the weekend in front of Courthouse Square in Redwood City to rally in favor of women’s rights, as part of a national day of protest.


WASHINGTON — After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was up to the daunting task ahead, as he turned to t...


SAN FRANCISCO — For all the relative youth in Serra basketball's starting lineup, St. Ignatius is even younger. With no seniors among St. Ignatius' starting five Saturday night, the Wildcats (6-0 i...

ORLANDO, Fla. — The noon Eastern Standard Time tipoff was more than a little challenging for Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. At first, anyway. Tied at halftime, the Warriors woke up. C...

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HONOLULU — President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the ag...

BEIJING — People in Beijing expressed doubts Saturday about President Donald Trump's ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations, underscoring concerns over trade, Taiwan a...

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NEW YORK — M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunda...

BIDDEFORD, Maine — A bright neon piece of rock 'n' roll history is going up for auction — a marquee from the legendary Los Angeles club, Whisky a Go Go. The 13-foot sign, with letters alight in...

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