If you’re leaving earlier to start your Bay Area commute, you’re not alone.Transportation officials say their numbers show traffic is increasing in the 4 a.m. hour, and on the other end, commuters have been leaving earlier to get home in the afternoon. ...
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It's been over 12 years since Chico State University student Matt Carrington died in a gruesome fraternity hazing ritual. It was a chilly February night during "Hell Week" — a 5-day hazing spree — when the 21-year-old pledge was ordered to do...
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JaVale McGee isn't going anywhere.McGee will re-sign with the Warriors, according to ESPN's Chris Haynes. Golden State could only offer the big man the minimum of $2.1 million. Feds Say Oakland ISIS Sympathizer Wanted to Kill Thousands In 77 games...
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A man who had escaped a high-security detention center on Rikers Island, sparking a massive manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies, has been found, and officials say he never left the island.The escapee, 24-year-old Naquan Hill, was found by...
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Developers expect to break ground this fall on the first phase of a 600-unit Walnut Creek transit village. Reaching that milestone took 20 years. Adjacent to MacArthur BART in Oakland, developers recently built or scored entitlements for 877 apartments....
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The Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted an amicus brief opposing the extension of Title VII discrimination protections on the basis of sexual orientation.The brief was submitted in the Second Circuit case of Zarda v. Altitude Express. The plaintiff in...
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A San Francisco district judge warned Google co-founder Sergey Brin that he had “better show up” in court to help prove his company’s case against Uber. The demand is another twist in the pending lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, the self-driving car unit...
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A former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy was in court Thursday morning in connection with a wide-ranging police sex abuse scandal involving an East Bay teenager.Jasmine, formerly referred to as Celeste Guap, has accused a slew of Bay Area law...
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Google has snatched up 52 Sunnyvale properties, shelling out a whopping $820 million on the acquisitions.The buildings, which were bought from real estate company CBRE, are located roughly four miles south of the tech giant's Mountain View headquarters,...
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Shoddy installation of solar panels and leasing lemons vehicles are leading high on the list of complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year across the country, according to the annual consumer agency survey conducted by Consumer...
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The new Ford 2017 F-Series Super Duty isn’t just a truck, it's luxury hauling on wheels. The motor company’s latest version of the pickup boasts massaging leather seats, a panoramic moonroof and state of the art infotainment system.Ford Motor Co. has...
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Four tickets to a Yankee game. Golf for a dozen in the oceanside resort of Westhampton, New York, cocktails included. Even Lasik eye surgery.All were prizes for Public School 116’s Spring Benefit Auction in May. Fundraising for the New York City...
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Police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down suspects in an unsolved 2015 slaying of a San Jose teenager, releasing a sketch of one suspect and photo of a suspect vehicle Wednesday, officials said. The victim, 19-year-old Christopher Keil, was...
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Bay Area political events: phone bank, Indivisible meeting Political events in the Bay Area Health care march: “Our Lives on the Line,” a nationwide protest against Republican health care plans. In Walnut Creek, a rally will begin at 1 p.m. with a...
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S.F. elected officials cash in big pay raises, July 23, Bay Area, C11 The Matier & Ross column that started on Page C1 misidentified the Marin County district attorney. He is Ed Berberian. ...
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The request came at the end of a raucous, at times tearful meeting of the supervisors’ Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee, where scores of doctors, nurses and patient relatives accused Sutter of putting money ahead of the sick and...
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Fifty-one percent of California adults approve of the way Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature are handling environmental issues, the Public Policy Institute of California survey shows, even as state climate policies threaten to raise gasoline and...
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A man allegedly masturbating on a BART train was placed under citizen’s arrest in Oakland early Thursday by a fed-up woman who caught him in the act and contacted police, officials said. The 53-year-old Pittsburg man was allegedly masturbating on a...
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Woman beaten with steering wheel club in Potrero Hill robbery A woman is recovering in a hospital after she was clubbed with a steering wheel lock during a robbery early Thursday in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, officials said. The...
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Time to collect storm water, not dump it in sea, Covert is the vice president of public policy for the Bay Area Council. 150 killed, scores hurt as fuel truck explodes, July 26, A3 The date that a blast in Pakistan occurred was incorrect.
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Bay Area political events: LGBT rights film, town hall Political events in the Bay Area Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, will host a Resistance Fair and discussion with Indivisible Guide co-author Jeremy Haile. The event is from 10 a.m. to noon at...
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A heat wave is expected to kick off a warmer-than-average August in the Bay Area with temperatures in some inland areas rising to near triple digits, forecasters predicted. A high-pressure system that started to build over Northern California on...
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A burglar broke into the garage of a home near Twin Peaks in San Francisco earlier this week, stealing a man’s bicycle and leaving an old bike in its place, officials said. Police believe the thief broke into the home on Mountain Spring Avenue near Twin...
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Obi Melifonwu is now good to go.The Raiders’ rookie safety, a second-round pick in the recent NFL draft, came to terms with Oakland Wednesday and will be able to participate fully in training camp. Practices officially begin Thursday. Feds Say Oakland...
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Ford issued a recall for about 117,000 vehicles Wednesday to replace "improperly tempered" seat, seat back, seat belt and seat belt buckle attaching bolts that could increase injury risks in the event of a crash.Ford dealers will replace the bolts for...
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After President Donald Trump sent three tweets Wednesday morning saying transgender individuals will be barred from serving in the military, a military spouse in Virginia had a visceral reaction: she burst into tears.Amanda Brewer is the wife of a...
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A California deputy attorney general has been charged in San Diego with possession of child pornography.The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Raymond Joseph Liddy pleaded not guilty and was released on $100,000 bond. The attorney general's office said...
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Tech giant Google wants a piece of the booming vacation rental and home-sharing market and has begun including the listings via its hotel search feature in European cities. Google now allows searches to add a “accommodation type” when you search for...
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Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a fortune of over $90 billion, CNBC reported.According to Forbes and Bloomberg, the Amazon CEO had a net worth of over $89 billion as of the close of markets Wednesday, while Bill Gates had a net worth of...
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Kid Rock is diving deeper into politics and creating a nonprofit organization to promote voter registration among Americans, the musician announced in a statement on his website late Wednesday."The one thing I've seen over and over is that although...
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Prince William is working his last shift as a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance Thursday, the royal said in a letter published in the Eastern Daily Press.William has piloted medevac missions for two years for the charity in Southeast England. In a...
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San Jose police on Monday responded to the popular Santana Row shopping mall after gunshots rang out inside a luxury apartment complex.The initial call at 12:45 a.m. alerted authorities to reports of shots being fired at the Misora apartment building...
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