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2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Outside Lands' food scene: Where to sip and nosh

Food pairings take on an entirely new meaning when you're planning your weekend at San Francisco's Outside Lands.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Bar-B-Q, San Francisco, CA

3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. granted reprieve

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. will be able to keep harvesting oysters for at least another 30 days in the wake of an agreement reached with the National Park Service Friday.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

7 hrs ago | SFGate

Which locally shot movies get San Francisco wrong?

I just watched "Beaches" for the 12th time and suddenly noticed that when Barbara Hershey's character, the heiress Hilary Whitney, collapses for her final pre-death dramatics, she collapses in Atherton and is somehow taken to San Francisco General Hospital.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Comedy Movies, Beaches, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Barbara Hershey

11 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

2 families deliver babies on California freeway

A very special delivery came to two Bay Area families in quite an unusual way this weekend when two fathers delivered their sons on different parts of the same freeway.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Barnidge: Instead of worrying about more water, how about conserving what we have?

The way Chris Dundon, Contra Costa Water District's conservation coordinator, tells the story, the customer who called for advice was a transplant from San Francisco with a yard so large it required 28 watering stations.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Piedmont, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Up Your Alley Fair -- San Francisco

San Francisco loves its street fairs, and today we experience the Up Your Alley Street Fair.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

San Francisco Animal Control director fired and escorted out of the building

San Francisco, CA: According to Fix San Francisco , a group organized to bring change for bay area animals being killed in San Francisco, Rebecca Katz has been fired and escorted out of the building of SFACC located at 1200 15th Street in San Francisco, California.

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KTVU Oakland

Drunken boater arrested after rescue from San Francisco Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an intoxicated person in a two-person paddleboat adrift in the San Francisco Bay near the Bay Bridge Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Inside Bay Area

Sandwich heavyweight Ike's Place arrives in San Mateo

The way Ike Shehadeh sees it, having his business shut down by the city of San Francisco was a stroke of good fortune.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Shipping containers go from hobo to hip

Shipping containers have gone from hobo to hip in cities such as London and San Francisco in recent years.

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Related Topix: Hayes Valley (San Francisco, CA), Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Jeff Jardine: Waiting out the death penalty

In 1981, Royal Kenneth Hayes lured a San Francisco couple to the University of California, Santa Cruz, for what was supposed to be a $250,000 cocaine deal.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, California, San Francisco, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

San Francisco Bay View

California's death penalty is cruel, unusual and 'arbitrary'

A federal judge issued a stunning decision July 16, holding that the dysfunctional administration of California's death penalty violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.

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Related Topix: California, Death Penalty, Prison, San Francisco, CA, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Fog City Journal

How Many Marched for Gaza in San Francsico?

Last Sunday, a Free Palestine rally gathered at the Justin Herman Plaza, near the Ferry Building in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, San Francisco, CA

SFBG Politics Blog

Anti-war protesters rally against Gaza invasion and rising Palestinian death toll

As the West Bank erupted today in a "day of rage" against Israel's ongoing invasion of Gaza and its lopsided death toll during 18 days of combat with Palestinians, anti-war activists in the Bay Area have been holding daily protests outside the Israeli consulate in downtown San Francisco and preparing for what they hope will be a big demonstration ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, San Francisco, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Lyft starting service in New York City

The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

History's Headlines: Allentown couple caught in 1906 earthquake

Very few people in the Lehigh Valley in the early 20th century were lucky enough to afford a cross-country vacation.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, San Francisco, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Inside Bay Area

West Contra Costa half-brothers get life for kidnap, rape

In an emotionally charged courtroom that heard from a father who said his daughter no longer hugs him and a mother who said she did the best she could in raising her boys, a Contra Costa judge on Friday sentenced West County half-brothers to life in prison for the kidnap and brutal rape of an East Bay woman on Valentine's Day 2010.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Pinole, CA, San Pablo, CA, Richmond, CA

KTVU Oakland

Suspect arrested in deadly San Francisco shooting spree

A 20-year-old San Bruno man has been arrested for a San Francisco shooting spree in early July that left one victim dead and three others wounded, police announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, San Francisco, CA

Inside Bay Area

Leland Yee charged with racketeering in federal probe

Page 5 of the superseding indictment shows the charges against Yee. The full document is at the bottom of the article.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

Inside Bay Area

San Francisco: Crews respond to fire in high-rise near golf club

Firefighters responded to a fire at a high-rise building near the San Francisco Golf Club Friday morning, a San Francisco fire dispatcher said.

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