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 2021-04-21 13:05 

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Former San Jose council candidate pleads no contest in crash that killed a 66-year-old man...

She was charged with felony manslaughter for fatally striking a 66-year-old pedestrian with her SUV in 2019....

 2021-04-21 13:05 

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Fremont City Council rejects Warm Springs housing development proposed near freeway...

"I'm not really sold on this project, I think that we can do better," Councilwoman Teresa Cox said....

 2021-04-21 13:00 

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COVID: When can we stop wearing masks outdoors?...

"It is important to re-evaluate and change as you go along in a pandemic." -- Dr. Monica Gandhi, UCSF...

 2021-04-21 13:00 

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Inside the Raiders: What are roster plans heading into the draft? Follow the money...

Salary structure gives clues as to what Jon Gruden, Mike Mayock are thinking going in to draft...

 2021-04-21 13:00 

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Raiders' NFL Draft Preview: Even with upgrades, an edge rusher would be tempting at No. 17...

The Raiders fortified their defensive line in free agency but could look to select another pass rusher on top three rounds....

 2021-04-21 13:00 

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Emeryville: Judge blocks city's plan to close homeless encampment...

For now, Emeryville is barred from closing the Shellmound Street camp. But a judge will revisit the issue in court next month....

 2021-04-21 12:17 

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Mysterious ailment, mysterious relief: Vaccines help some Covid long haulers...

Scientists who study the post-illness syndrome are taking a close look at patients' reports of this unexpected benefit of the vaccine....

 2021-04-21 12:15 

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Opinion: Don't sabotage the engine of American ingenuity...

Activists and political leaders seek to undermine the law that made the U.S. a world leader in private-sector innovation....

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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Sponsored: A timeless contemporary work of art — new construction by acclaimed architect...

This distinctive home surrounded by a forest of oak trees combines modern design and drama plus six bedrooms, a centralized floating staircase, climate-controlled wine storage for 300 bottles, a wet bar, a pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, and multiple balco...

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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NFL Draft: 49ers could end 30-year drought by drafting Pro Bowl-caliber cornerback...

The 49ers haven't had success drafting cornerbacks the past 30 years but this year's need could prompt that to change....

 2021-04-21 11:59 

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US may soon reach a tipping point on Covid-19 vaccine demand. Here's why that's concerning...

A slowing vaccine demand now, experts say, could give dangerous coronavirus variants the opportunity to continue to mutate, spread and set off new surges -- and it could delay the country's return to a semblance of normalcy....

 2021-04-21 11:45 

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Goldberg: Why there could never be a female Andrew Yang...

Male candidates can embody possibility while women usually have to pay their dues....

 2021-04-21 11:30 

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Krugman: What's the secret of Biden's success?...

The president is finding a way to make progressive policies popular...

 2021-04-21 11:01 

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Did breaking Howe's record make Marleau a Hall of Famer? Not so fast...

"Five hundred goals, 1,000 points, the number of 20-goal seasons, and everything that goes into it, how can anybody say that he doesn't warrant every consideration for the Hockey Hall of Fame?"...

 2021-04-21 11:00 

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How experts envision 'superstar' Justin Fields fitting with 49ers...

NFL experts can see Justin Fields becoming a "superstar" if drafted No. 3 by the 49ers next Thursday night....

 2021-04-21 10:43 

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North Bay high school athlete shot on Easter has died, police say...

A Vanden High School athlete who was shot, reportedly by a friend, on Easter has died, Fairfield police officials announced Tuesday....

 2021-04-21 10:39 

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Niles: Who's winning the theme park battle between Disney and Universal?...

Universal's new Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash attraction in Southern California and its Super Nintendo World that just opened in Japan are the state of the art for theme parks in 2021....

 2021-04-21 10:28 

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Homes in Black neighborhoods are undervalued by $46,000 on average...

A pair of recent real estate studies are shedding light on how people of color have been consistently disadvantaged in the US housing market for years and are largely missing out on the country's ongoing home-buying frenzy....

 2021-04-21 10:21 

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Suspect arrested in 1995 Monterey County homicide cold case...

When Nick Borges first met Lloyd Perkins' mom, he promised he would never forget about her son's death and would always keep looking for her son's killer. The Seaside deputy police chief lived up to that promise and called her Monday to inform...

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Word Game: April 21, 2021...

TODAY'S WORD — LOUVERS (LOUVERS: LOO-vers: Horizontal slats in a door or window to admit air, not rain.) Average mark 25 words Time limit 35 minutes Can you find 33 or more words in LOUVERS? The list will be published tomorrow. YESTERDAY'S W...

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Parole board rescinds grant of parole for man convicted of killing Monterey County family in 1977...

The commissioners found that Herold Bicknell is currently an unreasonable risk of danger to the public because he denied he was the perpetrator, which was implausible.,...

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Horoscopes Aprl 21, 2021: Iggy Pop, leave nothing to chance...

Taurus, follow the rules and regulations....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Bridge: April 21, 2021...

When I watched today's deal in my club's penny game, South was the notorious Joe Overberry, who thinks it's nobler to go down in pursuit of overtricks than to make his bid. That costs him — and his unfortunate partners — thousands ...

 2021-04-21 09:56 

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Police: Marin ax attack injures 12-year-old girl, mother...

Officers arrested a roommate on suspicion of attempted murder and other counts....

 2021-04-21 09:49 

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Kansas camper charged with 3 counts of arson in Santa Cruz county...

Cal Fire arrested Mary Ferino Thursday where she was camping in the Pond View Drive area of Boulder Creek...

 2021-04-21 09:37 

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Richard Nixon's former Western White House relists for $65 million...

When it first hit in 2015, the estate owners sought $75 million....

 2021-04-21 09:30 

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Ask Amy: The secret I know about his family has torpedoed our friendship...

I had to end our longtime relationship because of the burden of not telling him....

 2021-04-21 09:00 

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Harriette Cole: I don't know if I can forgive my boyfriend for this disrespect...

I put in so much effort, and I can't keep making excuses for him....

 2021-04-21 08:30 

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Miss Manners: What should I have said when our friends insulted me and my husband?...

Yes, my husband mentioned we were sick, but this response was out of line....

 2021-04-21 08:00 

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Dear Abby: Am I wrong to be worried about my new boyfriend's behavior?...

He seems to have a problem with my normal, healthy friendships....

 2021-04-21 05:46 

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Second suspect arrested in San Mateo homicide likely caused by mistaken identity...

Police say 29-year-old Southern California woman's 'street investigation' led to fatal shooting...

 2021-04-21 04:38 

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Santa Clara: Suspect sought in injury hit-and-run...

The crash was reported Monday night at San Tomas Expressway and Saratoga Avenue...

 2021-04-21 04:12 

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From joy to sadness, Bay Area families whose relatives were killed by police react to Derek Chauvin verdict...

'I didn't think they would give him all three, but I'm glad they did.'...

 2021-04-21 04:03 

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Contra Costa DA to charge Danville deputy in fatal police shooting...

Contra Costa District Attorney Diana Becton will announce the charges Wednesday morning....

 2021-04-21 04:02 

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Oakland A's win 10 straight with doubleheader sweep vs. Twins...

A's extend win streak to 10 games behind Jess Luzardo gem....

 2021-04-21 03:26 

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Alameda police say officers did not use weapons on man who died in custody, body camera footage exists...

Police say three officers have been placed on routine paid administrative leave...

 2021-04-21 02:54 

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EPOS announces H3 wired gaming headset as part of next-gen audio peripherals...

Multiplatform $119 device has closed back and called a "premium entry-level" audio product. The H3 boasts a lighweight build, ergonomic design and 3.5mm aux plug....

 2021-04-21 02:40 

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What's wrong with using a phone while driving if it's hands-free? Roadshow...

Talking to a passenger is more dangerous, one reader contends. Mr. Roadshow does not agree....

 2021-04-21 02:24 

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SF Giants smash five home runs, get two from Posey to secure series win in Kapler's return to Philly...

The Giants are showing the Phillies' longstanding bullpen issues aren't all Gabe Kapler's fault....

 2021-04-21 02:12 

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Tony La Russa's family details alarm over work culture and leadership at the Animal Rescue Foundation...

The La Russa family expressed concerns that ARF's board of directors failed to sufficiently investigate employees' complaints of a 'toxic' work culture....

 2021-04-21 02:00 

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Critter Corner: Getting a hesitant dog comfortable in harness...

Dear Critter Corner: Our puppy loves to go out for his walks and any other adventure, but he is very resistant to having his harness or collar put on. He will avoid us or even try to bite. Is there anything we can do to change this? For many dogs this is ...

 2021-04-21 01:58 

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'You can win these cases': Could the Derek Chauvin verdict spur more charges against police?...

"Verdicts are just measures of individual accountability," one activist said. "I just fear that it's not going to lead to the broader, more institutional change that we need."...

 2021-04-21 01:51 

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'Tonight we celebrate justice.' Bay Area reflects on Derek Chauvin verdict...

A sense of jubilant celebration was mixed with quiet reflection as the Bay Area considered what the guilty verdict means. For some, it means nothing much will change....

 2021-04-21 01:30 

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Raiders tweet tone deaf statement after Chauvin verdict in Floyd's killing...

The tweet has received huge backlash online....

 2021-04-21 00:56 

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Google hosts YouTube video making false claim about George Floyd...

Google has pledged to do more to remove misinformation, but the false claim was gathering views at a high rate...

 2021-04-21 00:49 

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Oakland A's win ninth straight to start doubleheader against Twins...

A's win nine straight behind Mitch Moreland, Matt Olson homers....

 2021-04-21 00:45 

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Document: Kristin Smart was once buried in backyard of murder suspect's father...

Paul Flores of San Pedro was arrested April 13, along with his father Ruben Flores...

 2021-04-21 00:42 

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COVID: Newark school board goes 'nuclear,' votes to mandate school reopening after teachers reject plans...

"There is a reason why this is called the nuclear option," school board president Bowen Zhang said....

 2021-04-21 00:18 

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Marshawn Lynch spends part of his 4/20 as budtender in San Jose...

Lynch's own line of blunts was on sale....

 2021-04-20 23:57 

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Vallejo woman flees Lyft out window after driver with meth pipe locks doors, lawsuit claims...

Short ride to convenience store led to terrifying escape and victim reprimand from Lyft, lawsuit claims....

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