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  • Protests on water taste, smell as city breaks tie to Detroit

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) Less than an hour's drive from one of Earth's great fresh water sources, some people in Flint are searching for a drop worth drinking.Since the financially struggling city broke away from the Detroit water system last year,...

    By Jeff Karoub, Associated Press|

  • Letter to Editor

    Veteran help...

    Pacifica Tribune|

  • Cabrillo School participates in We Day -- a global platform for social change

    Youth between the ages of 12-24 are invited to participate in We Day, a movement of young people inspiring local and global change. Taking the philanthropic world by storm, more than 200,000 youth ...

    By Jane Northrop Pacifica Tribune Staff Writer|

  • Slideshow: Ceremonial relighting of the San Francisco Ferry Building

    A ceremonial relighting of the San Francisco Ferry Building is part of the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The lights and 1915 beacon will remain until Dec....

    Mercury News|

  • Different views of bombing suspect to be given at trial

    BOSTON (AP) — Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.Was he a...

    By Denise Lavoie, AP Legal Affairs Writer|

  • Nieto has 2 goals and assist as Sharks beat Canucks 6-2

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Matt Nieto and the San Jose Sharks are finding their stride in a tangled playoff race.Nieto had two goals and an assist to lead the Sharks to a 6-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.Chris...

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  • Cupertino: Council takes two actions to boost safety for bikers near schools

    In the name of safety, the city of Cupertino is going to experiment with early morning garbage collection near the often congested tri-school area....

    By Matt Wilson mwilson@community-newspapers.com|

  • CCS basketball playoffs: Leland boys get hot from 3-point range, rally to beat Los Gatos in Division II semifinal

    By Colton Seike, correspondentSANTA CLARA -- After barely sliding past Leigh in the previous round, top-seeded Leland did not have a much easier time Tuesday night in its Central Coast Section...

    Darren Sabedra|

  • Paly falls in CCS Open consolation game

    No. 8 Palo Alto can chalk it up as a learning experience. The Vikings lost their second Central Coast Section Open Division girls basketball playoff game, falling at No. 4 Scotts Valley, 76-60, in ...

    By john reid Daily News Staff Writer|

  • CCS girls basketball: Knights inch closer to CCS three-peat

    After months of practice and a grueling season, the girls basketball team at Menlo School in Atherton finally gets a chance to complete the goal they set out to achieve from the beginning....

    By Vytas Mazeika Daily News Staff Writer|

  • CCS basketball: St. Francis girls return to section final

    SAN JOSE -- St. Francis-Mountain View used a strong interior game and a stifling defense to overcome an early 10-point deficit and defeat Westmoor-Daly City 40-33 in a Central Coast Section...

    By Gordon Kass Daily News Correspondent|

  • TODAY'S CCS SEMIFINALS SCHEDULE

    BOYS BASKETBALL...

    Daily News Staff|

  • CCS girls basketball: Tigers grind way into CCS final

    Four years ago, Notre Dame-Belmont won the Central Coast Section Division IV title with a .500 record. That's the price of playing in the brutal West Catholic Athletic League....

    By Vytas Mazeika Daily News Staff Writer|

  • For first time, Eagles to taste CCS boys hoop title game

    SANTA CLARA -- The Central Coast Section boys basketball playoffs began in 1968. For 46 straight years, Los Altos had never participated in a section title game. Until now....

    By john reid Daily News Staff Writer|

  • 20th win in a row for CSM softball

    State home run leader Harlee Donovan smacked a fast ball over the left-center field fence in the fifth inning to give the No. 1-ranked College of San Mateo softball team its 20th straight victory, ...

    From Daily News Dispatches|

  • Daily News prep basketball rankings

    BOYS BASKETBALL...

    Daily News Staff|

  • Eagles down host Santa Clara in CCS Division II semifinal

    SANTA CLARA -- Sixth-seeded Los Altos had to overcome the home-court advantage of No. 7 Santa Clara in Tuesday night's Central Coast Section Division II boys hoop semifinals. The Eagles passed...

    By john reid Daily News Staff Writer|

  • Prep results from the Wednesday, March 4 newspaper

    TUESDAY...

    Daily News Staff|

  • Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material — including information on war strategy and identities of...

    By Michael Biesecker And Eric Tucker, Associated Press|

  • SoCal teacher discovered
    hanging in her classroom
    knew suicide's devastation

    PLACENTIA -- The Southern California teacher whose students found her hanging from her classroom ceiling knew the devastating effects of suicide: Her own father went missing and was found dead...

    By Daily News Staff Writer|

  • Mountain View council approves plan to replace apartment complex with 29 three-story homes

    The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night gave a developer permission to build 29 three-story row houses on Rengstorff Avenue where a two-story apartment complex now stands....

    By Rhea Mahbubani Daily News Staff Writer|

  • Cyclist who died
    in Belmont crash
    on Monday ID'd

    The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a bicyclist killed in Belmont on Monday afternoon as 55-year-old Jorge Alfonso Delgadillo. ...

    By Daily News Staff Writer|

  • Alabama probate judges ordered to halt gay wedding licenses

    Alabama probate judges must again decide whether to issue wedding licenses to gay couples.This time it's not in response to declarations from the state's chief justice, but from a group of his peers.A six-member majority of the nine-member...

    By Jay Reeves, Associated Press|

  • LA County settles youth camp fight lawsuit for $1.3 million

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County will pay $1.2 million to a teenager who was brain-damaged in a racial brawl at a Malibu youth detention camp.City News Service says the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved settlement of a...

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  • Diana Diamond: What's the point of all those utilities usage comparisons?

    The conversation at a Palo Alto dinner party this past weekend turned to those score sheets the city's Utilities Department routinely sends us that compare our water, gas and electric usage to our ...

    By Diana Diamond Daily News columnist|

  • Uprising at juvenile camp leads sheriff to call for changes

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — School officials insist that everything is back to normal after a riot at a juvenile rehabilitation center in rural western Nevada. But the local sheriff says the neighboring town is on edge and "at its wits' end" following the...

    By Scott Sonner, Associated Press|

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  • Details, questions emerge on homeless man shot by LA police

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For months before he was fatally shot by police, a man walked the streets of Los Angeles' Skid Row, with few or no one he encountered knowing anything about his past bank robbery conviction, his wanted probation status or that...

    By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press|

  • CCS girls basketball roundup: Pinewood beats Eastside Prep in Open semifinal

    Trailing by six points midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday night, Pinewood found a way to advance to its first Central Coast Section Open Division girls basketball championship game....

    By Darren Sabedra dsabedra@mercurynews.com|

  • CCS boys basketball roundup: Serra, St. Francis in Open Division final

    SAN JOSE -- They were the top two seeds, and now they are the last two teams standing. St. Francis and Serra will play for the third time this season in the Central Coast Section Open Division...

    By Glenn Reeves greeves@bayareanewsgroup.com|