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Alibaba, Box making news
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant set to launch Friday what some say may be the largest initial public offering ever, is also setting its sights on San Mateo. The Silicon Valley Business Journal, which covers local real estate and business better than any publication, reports that numerous ind...
By Jon Mays Daily Journal staff FULL STORY
OP-ED: President Obama and Islamic State
The United States should recognize the limited scope of what it can achieve as it returns military advisers to Iraq and plots strategic airstrikes in Syria to curb the growing terrorism threat in the two volatile nations. No matter how many smart bombs are dropped or megalomaniacal leaders are kill...
Seattle Times FULL STORY
Letter: San Carlos LED street lights
Editor, The recent installation of LED street lamps in San Carlos has cast an eerie pall over our neighborhoods at night (“San Carlos converting street lights to LED” in the Sept. 11 edition of the Daily Journal). I looked down our block one evening and realized that I could no longer see much...
Letter: Water bond and the Bay Area
Editor, This letter responds to Foster City Vice Mayor Art Kiesel’s Op-Ed regarding the recently passed water bond. Assemblyman Rich Gordon and I represented the Bay Area on the Water Bond Working Group. Vice Mayor Kiesel correctly points out; this bond is far from perfect; however, it is a vast...
Letter: Solar energy water waste?
Editor, Regarding the letter by Mr. Chase in the Sept. 16 edition of the Daily Journal, please give some facts about the amount of water “wasted” by solar power generation (“More useless water wasting”). I’ve had solar on my house for seven years and it hasn’t used a drop of water; and ...

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Senate next after House backs Obama on rebel aid
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm Syrian re..
Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plot
SYDNEY — Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supp..
Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate at 4.23 percent
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates surged this week, marking their largest one-wee..
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