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Welcoming the 49ers to their new home
Sourdough Sam, one of the local San Francisco 49er’s mascots, welcomes newcomers to the Levi Stadium in Santa Clara. He shows off his new home to the crowd and is more than enthused to begin the 2014 season....
A Foster City farewell
On June 11, the Rotary Club of Foster City and the Hillbarn Theatre group bade a fond farewell to Hillbarn Theatre Director Lee Foster and Music Director Greg Sudmeier. Lee and Greg, active members of the Rotary Club of Foster City, moved to Georgia in mid-June. Greg Sudmeier and Lee Foster pose wit...
Balancing act
Magician Owen Baker-Flynn holds audience member Tristan Solis Gomez while balancing on a platform at the Main San Mateo Public Library. Baker-Flynn performed on June 24 as part of the Paws to Read Summer Reading Program for Children....
Little explorers at the library
Zander Daleiden pets and brushes a goat at the Little Explorers’ Petting Zoo that was held at the San Mateo Public Library’s Marina Branch on June 21. Children were given the chance to explore and interact with various farm animals....
Good news
Air Force Airman Andrew D. Flint graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Flint is the son of Martha B. Narvaez of Barranquilla, Colombia, California and Colin G. Flint of San Mateo, California. He is a 2013 graduate of British International Sc...
Good News: Birth announcements
Kenton Rogers and Christine Gonzalez, of Redwood City, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City July 10, 2014. Robert Hanson and Sarah Lux, of San Carlos, gave birth to a baby girl at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City July 15, 2014. James and Laura Davidson, of Redwood City...
Pet tips
It’s time for one of my bi-annual myth-busters columns, starting with this classic: pit bulls have locking laws. Not so, it’s physiologically impossible! Pits have stronger jaws than most breeds, but they actually fished fifth in the only study I know of that measured dog breeds’ biting power....
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This Day in History
In 1540, King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed, the same day Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard. In 1655, French dramatist and novelist Cyrano de Bergerac, the inspiration for a play by Edmond Rostand, died in Paris at age 36. In 1794, Maximilien Robespierre...

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Israel denies striking Gaza hospital, park
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military has denied its forces were responsible for an attack on a hospita..
UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for "an imme..
Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once ..
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