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Editorial: Yes on Measure N
San Bruno, and the rest of the Peninsula, was a far different place in 1977. It was that year that San Bruno passed ordinance 1284, which limited building heights in certain areas to 50 feet or three stories while also prohibiting multi-level, or above-ground, parking structures. Fast-forward near...
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Measure H: $388 million bond measure for the San Mateo County Community College District — YES Measure I: $48 million bond measure for the Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District — YES Measure L: Consolidation of two current parcel taxes in the Burlingame Elementary School District...
Broken boughs
“Our most important job — to provide a calm, secure, loving haven for our children as they go about the challenging business of growing up — has been utterly compromised.” — Madeline Levine, Ph.D., “Teach Your Children Well,” 2012. One of my favorite books is one I have cherished sinc...
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Letter: The government shouldn’t meddle with the housing market
Editor, There is a lot of press concerning the high rents and lack of rentals in the news today. Well, the reason for the lack of rentals and high rental fees is because of government rent controls by local and state governments. Also, when a landlord asks a tenant to move for whatever reason the l...
Letter: Concerns about auto classes
Editor; As the former auto tech teacher at El Camino High School, I was troubled by trustee Phil Weise’s remark that the closing of the auto program at El Camino is a “non-issue” and that the “kids stopped attending the elective.” (“Seven seeking seats on South San Francisco School Boar...

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Power restored after vehicle crash causes outage
  San Mateo police are reporting power has been restored after an outage caused by a low-spe..
U.S. stocks drop sharply; Airlines sink
NEW YORK — The stock market sank Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling 250 poin..
Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses
WASHINGTON — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, a day after bitingly critic..
Truck deals help boost U.S. auto sales in September
DETROIT — Big discounts on pickup trucks helped keep U.S. auto sales strong in September. The p..
Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings
HONG KONG — Student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests warned that if the territory's t..
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