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Film project to tell late mother’s story: Kickstarter launched to honor life, help others struggling with cancer   

A former Burlingame High School student is taking an idea from her high school English class and launching a Kickstarter to create a film that tells her late mother’s life story and helps others cop...

Peninsula program dresses disadvantaged students: Operation School Bell has been around for 40 years   

Dressing 1,136 children in San Mateo County this school year to date, Operation School Bell helps disadvantaged youth get ready for school. The program provides free and new clothing to needy stude...

Fred LaCour: Gifted but flawed hoops legend   

Fred LaCour. The name is all but forgotten today. But he is one of just two Bay Area high school basketball stars ever to be named California’s Mr. Basketball in two consecutive years. Archbishop Mi...

Family struggles to get surgeries for teen   

OAKLAND — The family of a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery is encountering difficulty in obtaining two surgeries that she needs to undergo before she can be safel...

BART fares increase 5 percent   

BART passengers are going to pay more for a ride in 2014, as fares increased around 5 percent starting Wednesday, Jan. 1. The fare hike, which is expected to average an extra 19 cents per ride, will ...

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Charitable donations see revival   

WASHINGTON — Philanthropy made a comeback in large donations in 2013 with the nation’s wealthiest donors giving more than $3.4 billion to charity, according to a new tally of the top 10 gifts of 2...

GOP, Dems try to repackage arguments for 2014   

ATLANTA — Both Republicans and Democrats are looking for fresh ways to pitch old arguments as they head into the final midterm election year of Barack Obama’s presidency. Eager to capitalize as t...

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Eileen Benner says elevating her home in Atlantic City, N.J., was a “no-brainer” after it suffered extensive flood damage during Superstorm Sandy. “I would tell anybody who has the money availab...

While many gardeners scan the newly arrived seed catalogs to plan their next growing season, the industry’s visionaries are pouring talent and resources into products and ideas they hope will be sow...

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I’m sorry for the lack of rain. I know most people will publicly blame other forces for this extreme stretch of dry winter weather. Some might even try using those fancy meteorological terms that te...

California has been a leader in the campaign for marriage equality. Same-sex marriage is fully legal here. So when the AIDS Healthcare Foundation came along and said it planned to feature a wedding ...

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The Devil’s Slide trail project, at the site of the former dangerous stretch of road south of Pacifica, will soon be turned into a coastside hiking trail.

In just a few months, a notorious stretch of highway on the San Mateo County Coast known for its crashes, mudslides and spectacular ocean views will become the newest glittering jewel in the Peninsula...

The PASADENA — Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 vict...

I have never really been a New Year’s resolution kind of guy. I found I never stuck with it. And forget about predicting the future. I’m horrible at it, which is why I don’t bet on sports. That...

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NEW YORK — 2013 was a great year for the average investor, but few market strategists believe that 2014 will be anywhere near as good. The simple strategy of buying U.S. stocks, selling bonds and st...

MUSCATINE, Iowa — There is an oft-told story about what happens when a worker at the Stanley Consultants engineering firm decides to retire. “They say you have the retirement party one day and yo...

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NEW YORK — James Avery, the character actor who laid down the law as the Honorable Philip Banks in “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” has died. Avery’s publicist, Cynthia Snyder, told The Associa...

PASADENA — Standing atop a giant wedding cake float, Aubrey Loots and Danny Leclair exchanged vows New Year’s Day in the first same-sex marriage during the Tournament of Roses Parade. Throngs of...

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