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Thousands of Californians join March for Science demonstration
LOS ANGELES — Thousands of people in cities across California took to the streets Saturday as part of the nationwide March for Science, decrying President Donald Trump’s policies and urging him and the rest of the U.S. to put faith in evidence-based science. Led by two electric massive electric...
By John Antczak and Amanda Lee Myers The Associated Press FULL STORY
American tries to learn from United’s mistakes in plane confrontation
NEW YORK — Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane. American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth. Spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the airline is looki...
By Mae Anderson The Associated Press FULL STORY
State moves — slowly — toward resuming executions
SACRAMENTO — California has long been what one expert calls a “symbolic death penalty state,” one of 12 that has capital punishment on the books but has not executed anyone in more than a decade. Prodded by voters and lawsuits, the nation’s most populous state may now be easing back toward ...
By Don Thompson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Trump at 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’
WASHINGTON — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. He’s startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough talk, but won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria. He’s endured the steady drip of investigations an...
By Julie Pace The Associated Press FULL STORY
Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It’s all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall. The symbolic 100-day mark for th...
By Catherine Lucey and Hope Yen The Associated Press FULL STORY
Trump sons take helm of company, eye expansion
NEW YORK — Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father’s presidency. They’re eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame by expanding the brand into parts of the United States that e...
By Jonathan Lemire The Associated Press FULL STORY
Public’s window for financial complaints could be closing soon
WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies. Most of those complaints were compiled and made available for anyone to see as part of a database administered by the federal government...
By Kevin Freking The Associated Press FULL STORY
France’s next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen
PARIS — Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France’s presidential election, remaking the country’s political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. French politicians on the left and right imm...
By John Leicester and Lori Hinnant The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world
PARIS — Whatever the result of France’s presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France’s borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council. The future of Europe is at stake as this country chooses a president in an elec...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Judge: Suspect in Oakland school killings fit for trial
OAKLAND, Calif. — A California judge has decided that a defendant is mentally competent to stand trial for killing seven former classmates at a small Christian college in 2012. The East Bay Times reports a trial was ordered Friday for One Goh. He’s scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. The f...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Want a town? Tiny Oregoncommunity selling for $3.5M
TILLER, Ore. — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this dot on a map in southwestern Oregon is generating big-city buzz for an unlikely reason: Almost the entire town is for sale. The asking price of $3.5 mil...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Ten pounds of pot wrongly sent to Pennsylvania pastor
YEADON, Pa. — Police are trying to determine who shipped 10 pounds of marijuana from California to a pastor in the Philadelphia suburbs. Yeadon police tell WTXF-TV the drugs arrived Thursday, in bundles stuffed into a plastic bucket inside a cardboard box that was delivered by United Parcel Serv...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Chilly justice: Man ticketed for warming up car loses case
ROSEVILLE, Mich. — Warming up your car in the driveway might be a Michigan winter tradition, but a judge says it's not legal in a Detroit suburb if no one's behind the wheel. Nick Taylor challenged a $125 ticket in court Thursday and lost. His lawyer, Nicholas Somberg, says a Roseville ordinanc...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
This day in history
Today is Monday, April 24, the 114th day of 2017. There are 251 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 24, 1967, Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov was killed when his Soyuz 1 spacecraft smashed into the Earth after his parachutes failed to deploy properly during re-entry; ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

Daily Journal Quick Poll
Do you think the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors should increase a proposed $15 million a year in Measure K half-cent sales tax revenue for affordable housing?

No, $15 million a year is enough
No, the money should go to other needs
Yes, it should be $20 million a year
Yes, it should be even higher than $20 million a year
Not sure


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