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 2020-07-09 21:13 

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Matt Chapman frustrated that A's didn't bring team to summer camp sooner...

"When you wait until the last minute to do things, eventually things will catch up to you," said the Oakland Athletics' third baseman....

 2020-07-09 21:02 

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Union City officials leasing shuttered fire station to ambulance contractor...

City Manager Joan Malloy said the lease agreement is not a "moneymaking proposition," but is a "beneficial partnership" for the city and Falck....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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'The Far Side' finally returns, offering first new comics in 25 years...

Having retired the phenomenally popular comic strip in 1995, Gary Larson has returned with three new "Far Side" comics that he has posted online....

 2020-07-09 20:47 

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Charging docs allege how South Bay jail deputy was caught smuggling meth...

Inmate call confirmed suspicion, then undercover sting at Pleasanton burger joint ended with correctional deputy's arrest, according to investigators....

 2020-07-09 20:28 

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Fauci: Virus hot spots should pause reopening plans...

Four states that account for about 50% of new infections -- Arizona, California, Florida and Texas -- need to aggressively keep people socially distanced, including by closing bars and preventing crowds, Fauci said....

 2020-07-09 20:26 

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Let the spirits be your guide as Winchester Mystery House reopens...

The famed San Jose attraction will welcome visitors inside again with self-guided tours of the 160-room landmark mansion....

 2020-07-09 19:45 

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Sports: On air highlights...

Friday TVRadio *live event Baseball 2013: Red Sox vs. Cardinals 6 a.m. MLB 2015: Mets vs. Royals 8 a.m. MLB 2019: WS: Nationals vs. Astros 11 a.m. MLB 2012: Giants vs. Dodgers noon NBCBA 2016: Tigers vs. A's 3 p.m. NBCCA 2012: Giants vs. Pirates 5 p.m...

 2020-07-09 19:40 

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Hanson: What turns off millions of Americans about the woke...

Explaining the inconsistent behavior of so many of the would-be revolutionaries....

 2020-07-09 19:28 

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No peeking, voters: Court keeps Trump taxes private for now...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting President Donald Trump's complaints that he's being harassed, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a New York prosecutor's demands for the billionaire president's tax records. But in good political...

 2020-07-09 19:17 

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Facebook shuts down dozens of sites linked to Brazil's president...

The social network removed the accounts not for their content, but for "inauthentic"; activity that aimed "to evade enforcement, create fictitious personas posing as reporters, post content, and manage Pages masquerading as news outlets."...

 2020-07-09 19:13 

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National police group asks Palo Alto to remove fugitive Assata Shakur from Black Lives Matter street mural...

An online petition from the National Police Association is asking Palo Alto to take down a Black Lives Matter mural depicting Assata Shakur, a Black Liberation Army member wanted for escaping prison and fleeing to Cuba....

 2020-07-09 19:01 

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Big expansion: Palo Alto office deal enables growth for biotech company...

Kodiak Sciences has leased about 155,000 square feet in Palo Alto from an affiliate of Sand Hill Property Co....

 2020-07-09 18:49 

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Black California social worker alleges American Airlines detained her on suspicion of kidnapping white toddler...

Shannon Murphy's lawsuit contends her civil rights were violated while she was doing her job taking child on a court-ordered flight...

 2020-07-09 18:41 

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Golf: Holes-In-One...

Michael McKeown: Cinnabar Hills GC, Canyon Course, No. 8, 215 yards, 2-iron. Jim Fiorentino: Cinnabar Hills GC, Lake Course, No. 2, 185 yards, 6-iron. Matt Opperman: Diablo Hills GC, No. 4, 88 yards, pitching wedge. Vito Orozco: Lone Tree GC, No. 5, 110 y...

 2020-07-09 18:40 

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McManus: Stop worrying about Biden's vice presidential choice...

The sobering truth is that it doesn't much matter who Biden picks, as long as she isn't an embarrassing mistake....

 2020-07-09 18:37 

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Former Trump lawyer Cohen taken into custody again...

Michael Cohen, 53, was released from a federal prison in May due to concerns over possible exposure to the novel coronavirus. He had completed about a year of a three-year sentence for his role in hush money payments to two women, as well as for financial...

 2020-07-09 18:29 

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NYC paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower...

President Donald Trump fumed at the plan after it was announced by city officials earlier this month. He called the words "Black Lives Matter" a "symbol of hate" and suggested that police officers could block the work: "Maybe our GREAT...

 2020-07-09 18:27 

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Here's why Netflix's 'The Old Guard' is groundbreaking...

The comic-book movie starring Charlize Theron was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, who assembled a diverse team for the film....

 2020-07-09 18:24 

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Argument over face mask led to fatal shooting of man in front of Calfironia market, authorities say...

A security guard at Green Foods Market allegedly shot and killed 50-year-old Jerry Lewis of Gardena as Lewis walked away following a physical fight over Lewis not wearing a mask....

 2020-07-09 18:16 

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Why CalPERS, the country's largest pension fund, is getting into banking...

How does the nation's biggest public pension system pay down its debts amid a global economic collapse? One idea: Become a banker....

 2020-07-09 18:14 

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Hiker who fell from cliff near Stinson Beach rescued by helicopter...

Authorities arrived to learn the man had fallen from a cliff and was wedged between two rocks....

 2020-07-09 18:13 

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Photos: Former Oakland home of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong selling for $7.25M...

An Oakland mansion previously owned by Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is for sale for $7.25 million....

 2020-07-09 18:13 

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After heartbreak last year, Sharks' Evander Kane shares joyous news...

San Jose Sharks forward is a proud new father after his wife, Anna, gave birth to a baby girl earlier this month...

 2020-07-09 18:10 

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Watch: California Gov. Gavin Newsom on state's wildfire preparedness amid COVID-19 pandemic, July 9...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom provides update on coronavirus response....

 2020-07-09 18:05 

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Hayward bans flavored tobacco, vaping sales...

The sale of flavored tobacco, vaping items and the paraphernalia that goes with them will be prohibited, as well as the sale of tobacco in pharmacies and drug stores....

 2020-07-09 18:04 

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Why the Warriors should target Justise Winslow with the TPE this offseason...

Justise Winslow's passing and defense could help the Warriors rediscover the formula that helped them go to five-straight NBA Finals....

 2020-07-09 18:04 

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Witnesses lead police to suspect who tried to flee on East Bay highway...

Police said two police dogs from the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office found the suspect with a loaded gun and a high-capacity magazine....

 2020-07-09 18:04 

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Source: Officials worry Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell may kill herself...

Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of the late British publishing magnate Robert Maxwell, was the former girlfriend and longtime close associate of Epstein. She is accused of facilitating his crimes and on some occasions joined him in sexually abusing the gi...

 2020-07-09 18:01 

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Long lines greet reopening of Downtown Disney...

Long lines that would put Space Mountain to shame greeted shoppers returning to Downtown Disney on Thursday morning after a nearly four-month closure of the outdoor mall next to Disneyland....

 2020-07-09 17:27 

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Coronavirus: San Francisco to move 200 homeless residents from hotels into housing...

The announcement marks the first step toward answering the question: What happens to homeless residents once COVID-19 temporary shelter programs end?...

 2020-07-09 17:13 

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Silicon Valley office market remains steady despite coronavirus business shutdowns: CBRE report...

The vacancy rate in Silicon Valley for office buildings was 6.7 percent during the April-through-June quarter of this year, a slight increase from the 6.3 percent office vacancy rate during the first quarter stretching from January through March, CBRE rep...

 2020-07-09 17:06 

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Man pleads not guilty to rape, murder of 13-year-old California girl he met online...

A Southern California man has pleaded not guilty to allegations that he raped and killed a 13-year-old girl he met online, then set her body on fire....

 2020-07-09 17:00 

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A new San Jose brewery, beer awards and other NorCal beer news...

In the midst of a pandemic, we'll take good news anywhere we can find it -- and the news that Santa Clara Valley Brewing's digs have been taken over by a new brewery are good indeed....

 2020-07-09 17:00 

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Oakland apartments for rent: What can you get for $2,900?...

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Oakland real estate? From budget apartments to luxury apartments, here's what you can get locally by price point, with photos and amenities....

 2020-07-09 16:55 

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One suspect arrested in daytime shooting at East Bay mall...

Police, working in cooperation with several other agencies, tracked down 19-year-old Fayshan Segi in Antioch on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Walnut Creek Police Department....

 2020-07-09 16:53 

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Patriots' Edelman wants 'uncomfortable conversations' with DeSean Jackson...

Patriots receiver, who is Jewish, offers to discuss anti-Semitism, Black Lives Matter movement with Eagles receiver....

 2020-07-09 16:43 

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Oregon driver who saw barefoot toddler run across highway saves him from drowning...

The child's babysitter -- his grandmother -- did not even realize he was gone until the police showed up....

 2020-07-09 16:26 

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Want to protest at Rossmoor? Schedule it during business hours...

Rossmoor's foundation staff brought a long list of proposed rules about protests for the board's policy committee to consider this week....

 2020-07-09 16:20 

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Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $2,200?...

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Sunnyvale real estate? From budget apartments to luxury apartments, here's what you can get locally by price point, with photos and amenities....

 2020-07-09 15:59 

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Antioch, Knightsen push back start of school year as COVID-19 cases surge...

School district hopes to offer a choice of in-person hybrid classes or distance learning...

 2020-07-09 15:24 

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Naya Rivera: 'Glee' star's life of heartbreak, drama and love for son...

Fans reminded the world that Rivera wasn't just Santana on 'Glee,' she was a brilliantly talented performer, friend and mother to 4-year-old son, "who needs his mom."...

 2020-07-09 15:24 

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Man wounded in Oakland shooting...

A man was shot multiple times Thursday morning in Oakland....

 2020-07-09 15:23 

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CDC director says no revised school guidelines despite Trump's push...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will not revise its guidelines for reopening schools despite calls from President Donald Trump and the White House to do so, agency Director Dr. Robert Redfield said Thursday....

 2020-07-09 15:09 

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Court rulings keep Trump's financial records private for now...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court issued a mixed verdict Thursday on demands for President Donald Trump's financial records that will keep his tax returns, banking and other documents out of the public eye for the time being....

 2020-07-09 15:04 

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A 'Glee' curse? Fans reject the idea, but show has been haunted by tragedies...

Deaths of Cory Monteith and Mark Salling were among the horrific blows to the 'Glee' cast...

 2020-07-09 15:01 

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How the Giants made Oracle Park (and its parking garage) an outdoor gym for 50-plus players...

An inside look at how the Giants are attempting to pull off the monumentally challenging task of preparing for a season that starts in two weeks....

 2020-07-09 15:00 

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Sponsored: Renters are planning to go to a month-to-month lease since they need to buy a townhome; can they shop safely during the pandemic?...

A young family with two children needs to move because they've run out of space. Can they buy a townhome and keep the kids and visiting in-laws safe?...

 2020-07-09 15:00 

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Hayward experiments with open-street dining downtown...

Several restaurants will participate in the 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday event designed to encourage patronage of small businesses...

 2020-07-09 14:29 

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Supreme Court says Congress can't get Trump's tax records, for now...

The Supreme Court on Thursday kept a hold on President Donald Trump's financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year. The ruling returns the case to lower courts, with no clear prospect for when the case might ultimately be reso...

 2020-07-09 14:21 

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Man killed in Antioch shooting...

A man was shot to death in Antioch Wednesday night, the city's second killing of the day....

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