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Pet tips
Is it better to train a new dog or puppy all day long, or more advantageous to focus on training during specific training times and give long breaks? The answer lies somewhere in the middle, with a slight edge to “all day long.” While working on training throughout the day may seem like a hassle...
By Scott Delucchi FULL STORY
This day in history
Today is Monday, May 2, the 123rd day of 2016. There are 243 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 2, 1946, violence erupted during a foiled escape attempt at the Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in San Francisco Bay; the “Battle of Alcatraz” claimed the lives of three inm...
Smurf is saved
Christopher Desai meets Smurf, the rescue kitten whose previous owners dyed him purple and used him as a chew toy for fighting dogs. Smurf was saved and rehabilitated by Nine Lives Foundation, the Redwood City no-kill cat shelter, which hosted the kitten as a Guest of Honor at a Nine Lives fundraisi...
Every student succeeding
Jaylen Edralin from Ralston Middle School received the Every Student Succeeding Award presented during the Association of California School Administrators (Region V) “Celebration of Leadership,” held at the Grosvenor Best Western in South San Francisco on April 25. ACSA’s Every Student Succeed...
New citizen
San Mateo resident Pooja Gupta (left) and her husband, Vikas Gupta (right), celebrate her taking the oath to become a United States citizen at the Paramount Theater in Oakland on April 20. Ms. Gupta was one of 1,200 new citizens sworn in....

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May the 4th Be With You!
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Solar plane on global trip soars from California to Arizona
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Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country
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