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@Twitter #amazing: Debut for social network site sends stock soaring 73 percent   

NEW YORK — Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Str...

College district to seek review of accreditation agency: San Mateo County officials expressing ‘deep’ concern over strained relationships   

As the San Mateo County Community College District awaits word on its accreditation, it is considering adopting a resolution advocating for careful review of the community college accreditation agency...

Raptorama is here: Birder season begins in Half Moon Bay   

Shorebirds, songbirds, egrets, herons, hawks and vultures will take center stage during this weekend’s first ever Raptorama to begin birding season in Half Moon Bay. The Coastside Land Trust ...

New fitness studio coming to Burlingame   

Lift, tone, burn is the motto for an extension of a fitness craze being brought to Burlingame by Peninsula native Alyssa Bothman this weekend. Pure Barre, which targets the hips, thighs, seat, abdom...

Taekwondo instructor guilty of molesting student   

A Redwood City taekwondo instructor accused of groping a 9-year-old student during a lesson and possessing lewd images of minors found after the child’s father called police pleaded no contest ...

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Arafat’s mysterious death becomes a whodunit   

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Yasser Arafat’s mysterious 2004 death turned into a whodunit Thursday after Swiss scientists who examined his remains said the Palestinian leader was probably poisoned with r...

Strongest typhoon of the year slams the Philippines   

MANILA, Philippines — One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines Friday, cutting communications and blocking roads in the center of the country amid worries of seri...

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With the new name of QX80 for 2014, Infiniti’s largest sport utility vehicle packs some of the softest-feeling leather, shiniest burl wood and a host of other luxury items into a big, nicely crafted...

WASHINGTON — Parts of the nation’s $500 billion farm bill that Congress is considering would prohibit the government from disclosing some information about farmers or their employees, possibly pre...

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What’d I miss? The local election takes up a lot of time for this newspaper, specifically the candidate endorsement interviews, which causes the column I usually write in this space to take a hiatus...

The recent U.S government partial shutdown became an entertaining read in terms of validating the dysfunctional U.S. government rivaled only by the California Legislature. The 16-day partial shutdown ...

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Tpumps, which expanded to San Francisco this summer, will open a new shop in Burlingame at the end of November.

A popular downtown San Mateo tea spot that serves up a variety of boba-based drinks is expanding to Burlingame Avenue in late November. Tpumps, located on B Street, expanded to Irving Street in San F...

Woodside just would not be denied. Despite letting a two-set advantage slip away, the Wildcats (13-1 Bay Division, 21-11 overall) went the distance yesterday to down Menlo-Atherton (11-3, 20-9) in fi...

For the last four seasons, the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division has belonged — completely or partially — to the Terra Nova Tigers. And so, when the 2013 began, the boys from Pacifi...

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NEW YORK — Twitter popped, but the rest of the market dropped. Twitter wowed investors with a 73 percent surge on its first day of trading Thursday. The broader market, however, had its worst day s...

LOS ANGELES — Encouraged by a housing rebound lapping its second year, many U.S. homebuilders are loading up on land and entering new markets as they gear up for next year’s spring home-selling se...

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Comic book movies are increasingly, like Sandra Bullock in “Gravity,” lost in space. Following the summer’s glumly bombastic “Man of Steel,” which added a heavy dose of Krypton politics to...

  By Susan Cohn Daily Journal Senior Correspondent DRIVING MISS DAISY DELIGHTS AT THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN SHAKESPEARE COMPANY. Stage versions of Driving Miss Daisy, the Pulitzer Prize-winnin...

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