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Life in prison for wife’s murder   

The Woodside man convicted of shooting his wife twice in the head and staging the bloody bedroom of their foreclosed mansion to look like a suicide to activate more than $30 million in life insurance ...

Redwood City: Grocery Outlet worker crushed to death in a compactor/baler   

An employee at a Redwood City Grocery Outlet was killed Thursday night in an accident involving a machine used to compact cardboard for recycling, officials said. The store janitor was found by anoth...

Roommate sentenced for fatal beating   

The Burlingame man convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal beating of his 70-year-old roommate had his verdict reduced and was sentenced to 16 years to life for the murder he claimed was sparked...

Former Belmont middle school coach sentenced for annoying children   

A former custodian and coach at a Belmont middle school accused of groping two female students on campus was sentenced Friday to nine months in jail. Andre Edwards, 55, pleaded no contest to two coun...

Two killed, suspect arrested at S.F. shopping center   

Two women were killed and a man was wounded on Friday before a suspect covered in blood was arrested at a shopping center in a crowded San Francisco neighborhood that is home to police headquarters an...

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Early-second term wins elude Obama   

WASHINGTON — A dramatic tax-raising deal last New Year’s looked like it might be a breakthrough, signaling improved second-term relations between newly re-elected President Barack Obama and a divi...

State, UC leaders praise Napolitano appointment   

SAN FRANCISCO — State and University of California officials praised the nomination of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to lead California’s flagship university system, though critics ...

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The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 started in the barn of Mr. and Mrs. O’Leary. More than 17,000 buildings were destroyed in the fire that burned for two days. Ironically, the O’Leary’s home was not...

In 1787, the Congress of the Confederation adopted the Northwest Ordinance, which established a government in the Northwest Territory, an area corresponding to the present-day Midwest and Upper Midwe...

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I love San Francisco with its hill and views, piers and beaches, stunning architecture and world-class arts scene. The city is destination, perennially ranking as one of the top cities to visit in the...

Most of the past 20 Independence Days I have watched the Redwood City fireworks, usually from a boat kept at Pete’s Harbor. Pete’s is the marina all the way at the Bay-end of the road, many twists...

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Jack Roberts, right, had his first Muay Thai fight in Thailand.

An enormous hematoma on the left thigh, two black eyes and a broken nose sums up Jack Roberts’ first Muay Thai fight in Thailand. “It was a huge accomplishment because I was able to hold my own ...

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Wreckage from the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed was moved from the runway to an area near the Signature Terminal and the Super Bay Hangar at San Francisco International Airport. Airport officials reopened the runway Friday.

SAN FRANCISCO — A girl who was aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed died Friday, the same day that authorities confirmed one of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the disaster w...

Only the best of the best remain. So if you’re San Mateo National, Pacifica American, Belmont-Redwood Shores Majors and Half Moon Bay Juniors, your summer-baseball fun isn’t quite over yet. In f...

Millbrae Joe DiMaggio has yet to field its roster at full strength this summer. Yet the Mavericks are one win away from a trip to the Northern California championship tournament. Millbrae walked off ...

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It was another record day on Wall Street — barely. After spending most of Friday flat or down, stocks rallied at the last minute and closed slightly higher, just enough to post new record highs for...

LOS ANGELES — AT&T Inc. said Friday that it has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc., the pre-paid cellphone carrier that operates under the Cricket brand, for about $1.19 billion in c...

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“Fruitvale Station” is more than the dramatization of an obituary. It’s about empathy. In recounting (and slightly fictionalizing) the final day of 22-year-old Oscar Grant’s life, first-tim...

The film “Fruitvale Station” depicting the last 24 hours of the life of Oscar Grant III is opened at three Bay Area theaters Friday as part of a limited release. The film is about Hayward residen...

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