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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

The Modesto Bee

Woman, 30, charged in San Francisco hotel slaying

The San Francisco Chronicle reports 30-year-old Lisa Heng was charged Monday and is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Modesto, CA

Inside Bay Area

Obama arriving Tuesday for Dem fundraiser

The president -- arriving late in the day from Seattle after raising money there for the Democratic National Committee -- will spend the night in the Bay Area before headlining a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising luncheon Wednesday at the Los Altos home of real estate mogul George Marcus.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

BART police enforce stretching ban at stations

Agency officials tell the San Francisco Chronicle the campaign at the Powell Street station is intended to ensure that stations can be quickly evacuated in an emergency, and insist they're not targeting the homeless.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Modesto, CA

The Fresno Bee

Obama back to California for Democratic campaigns

The president is scheduled to fly Tuesday into San Francisco, where he and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are slated to attend a Bay Area fundraiser Wednesday at the home of real estate developer and major Democratic donor George Marcus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, San Francisco, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos Hills, CA

Pacifica Tribune

Pacifica man gets probation for possessing horde of illegal bombs, explosive materials

A Pacifica man was convicted and sentenced to probation Friday for possessing several hundred bombs and nearly a thousand pounds of explosive material, a cache authorities alleged could have leveled nearby homes and killed two children living amid the stockpile.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Pacifica, CA, State Prisons, Prison, North Beach (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

Inside Bay Area

Oakland Tribune editorial: Time to reform California's absurd recount rules

California just dodged a bullet when former Assembly Speaker John Perez mercifully rescinded his recount demand in the race for state controller.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, San Francisco, CA, Imperial County, CA, Opinion

Curbed

Top Dog: Fort Funston Crowned as San Francisco's Best Dog Park

As part of Outdoors Week 2014, Curbed searched for the best dog park in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Huntington Park, CA

Glenview Announcements

Movie Review: 'Apes' is a thoughtful adrenaline-pumper

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the most thoughtful blockbuster of the summer by far, which doesn't prevent it from being a thoroughly satisfying adrenaline-pumper.

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Related Topix: Rise of the Planet of the Apes, San Francisco, CA

The Financial Mirror

Titan Spine Study Wins Whitecloud Award ...

Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced that a research paper which evaluated their surface technology was awarded the prestigious Whitecloud Award for Best Basic Science Research from the Scoliosis Research Society .

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Related Topix: Health, Back Pain, Spain, San Francisco, CA

KTVU Oakland

2.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Blackhawk

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck an area near the unincorporated community of Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Contra Costa County, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Brentwood, CA, San Francisco, CA

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