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1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

San Francisco: Former FBI employee, wife admit to bank fraud

A former FBI employee and his wife pleaded guilty to bank fraud Thursday, with the husband further admitting that he had lied to the agency to maintain a top-level security clearance, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Daly City, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

5 hrs ago | KRON 4

Recently Resigned SFSU Associate Professor Arrested For Allegedly Taking Photos of Students

A former associate professor at San Francisco State University's College of Business was arrested late Wednesday night and charged with taking photos of students from San Francisco universities, according the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and college officials.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, University of San Francisco

10 hrs ago | Pacifica Tribune

Outside Lands

Mai Tajina, left, sitting on the shoulders of Greg Hamel attend the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Music, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

Blue whales cluster for long periods of time in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast, raising concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered marine mammals, a new study has found.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Irvine, CA, Oregon State University, San Francisco, CA

16 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Calif. candidate is Goldwater 2.0

Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would lose: Americans were not going to have a third president in 14 months.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Immigration Reform, US News, Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, Opinion

20 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Running into freeway signs, metering lights, ladders

Q Driving up Highway 101 toward San Francisco recently, I had to swerve around a ladder in the road about a mile north of SFO.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBS Local

Man Fatally Shot In San Francisco's SoMa, Near Hotel Where President Obama Is Staying

A man was shot and killed on Tuesday night in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, not too far from where President Barack Obama is staying during his visit to the Bay Area.

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

Los Angeles Times

Man pleads not guilty to kidnapping immigrants, coercing sex acts

S.F. man pleads not guilty to abducting immigrants while posing as cop and forcing them to commit sex acts A San Francisco man arrested on suspicion of posing as a police officer and coercing Central American immigrants into committing sexual acts pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and assault charges, authorities said.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Inside Bay Area

Police: Pair of friends assault ex-boyfriend during Daly City home invasion robbery

Police are searching for a pair of women they say attacked an ex-boyfriend of one of them and then robbed him.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Daly City, CA, San Francisco, CA

KTVU Oakland

Arrests expected in StubHub cyber attack

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said.

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Related Topix: Startups, StubHub, Computer Security, Science / Technology, San Francisco, CA

The Wichita Eagle

Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

President Barack Obama walks down the stairs of Air Force One upon his arrival at San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, San Francisco, CA, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Vallejo Times-Herald

Bryman College owner with San Jose, Hayward schools files for bankruptcy

The owner of California's Bryman College chain -- with campuses in San Jose, Hayward, San Francisco and Los Angeles -- is in financial trouble and could close.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, California, San Francisco, CA, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Inside Bay Area

San Francisco police investigate fatal shooting in SOMA

Officers responded at 5:12 a.m. to a 911 call requesting help at Sixth and Harrison streets, but they arrived there and did not find a victim, police said.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, Violent Crime

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Homeless man tossed into San Francisco trash truck

The man was sleeping inside a dumpster full of cardboard when it was picked up Tuesday morning by a Recology truck in the city's Sunset District.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

KBCI CBS 2

Man dies in California after beach hole collapses

A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, San Mateo County, CA

The Modesto Bee

Man charged in SF bomb case must remain jailed

A federal judge in San Francisco denied Ryan Chamberlain's request to transfer to a mental hospital so he can get psychiatric treatment.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Modesto, CA

Star Tribune

San Francisco lawmakers put 2-cent-per-ounce soda tax on ballot, prepare for industry fight

San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and public health advocates.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

San Bernardino County Sun

Ticket distribution for Obamaa s Thursday speech at Los Angeles Technical College begins at

Distribution of tickets for President Barack Obama's speech this week at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College will begin at 8:30 a.m. today at the college's Aspen Hall.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Recreational Vehicle, Security, San Francisco, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Phish fall tour: Vegas, San Francisco dates announced

Phish, the world's most popular jam band, has announced its fall tour. The trek includes another three-night stand in San Francisco and a return to Las Vegas for Halloween.

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Related Topix: Phish, Pop/Rock, San Francisco, CA, Music, Entertainment

Brush News-Tribune

'The Rock' filming scenes around San Francisco this week for disaster film 'San Andreas'

The actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as the Rock, is in San Francisco this week filming scenes for the upcoming action flick, "San Andreas," according to a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Film Commission.

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Related Topix: Russian Hill (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Entertainment

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