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1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

Reviewer: Wiz Khalifa rocks sold-out Shoreline show

Wiz Khalifa is one of hip-hop's hottest stars right now, thanks to a convergence of successful endeavors that have millions talking and tweeting about the Pittsburgh rapper.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, San Francisco, CA

5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Fans miss chance to grieve for Williams - funeral held day after his death

Fans have left flowers at a makeshift memorial in San Francisco unaware Robin Williams' funeral has been held.

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Jack, San Francisco, CA, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Marin County, CA

9 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

BART train evacuated by caustic smell aboard train at West Oakland station

BART trains were delayed briefly at the West Oakland station Friday morning because of a caustic odor aboard a train that forced its evacuation, BART officials said.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

13 hrs ago | KRON 4

VIDEO: Alex Nieto's Family to Sue SFPD Over Fatal Shooting

SAN FRANCISCO A lawyer for the family of Alex Nieto will file a federal civil rights lawsuit Friday afternoon against the San Francisco Police department for March's officer-involved shooting of the 28-year old man.

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Related Topix: Bernal Heights (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KTVU Oakland

CHP: State Sen. Hueso arrested for drunken driving

Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso of San Diego has been arrested for investigation of drunken driving, the California Highway Patrol said Friday.

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Related Topix: Sacramento County, CA, Montebello, CA, San Francisco, CA, Independence, CA

WFAA-TV Dallas

Cirque du Soleil takes Beatles tribute to airports

Cast members from Cirque du Soleil danced on the carousels, did handstands on the moving sidewalks and rode a vintage Volkswagen Beetle into the terminal Thursday afternoon at McCarran International Airport.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

Inside Bay Area

Gov. Jerry Brown, top lawmakers back legal aid to Central Americanchildren

As unaccompanied children from Central America continue to flow illegally into California, Gov. Jerry Brown and top Democratic legislators on Thursday unveiled a groundbreaking plan to spend $3 million to make sure the young migrants get legal help.

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

KTVN Reno

Passengers leave trove at San Francisco airport

If you've been through security at San Francisco International Airport recently and are missing your sunglasses or laptop, it's probably worth checking in with the Transportation Security Administration.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Sys-Con Media

Tower Two at One Rincon Hill Welcomes Its First Residents; 25 Percent ...

Tower Two at One Rincon Hill sets another high mark, achieving a 25 percent pre-leased milestone, as the first residents settle into the 49-story, 298-unit luxury building located at the apex of San Francisco's Rincon Hill.

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

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

San Francisco to tally bird-into-window death toll

San Francisco officials have launched a program to document the number of birds that die by crashing into windows in an effort to reduce such collisions.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

It's a cool, cool summer

Believe it or not, the chart which accompanies this article actually indicates a small cooling from May's market, despite the fact that it also shows plenty of San Francisco homes selling above asking price.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

HeraldNet

California to appeal ruling tossing death penalty

California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional.

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

KTVU Oakland

Person of interest sought in fatal San Francisco beating

Homicide investigators released a taxicab cam dash video and still images Thursday of a person of interest in the fatal beating of a San Francisco man in the city's Duboce Triangle neighborhood.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Business Journal

Massive Mid-Market spec retail project taps construction project leader

The developer behind the massive $150 million retail project slated for Mid-Market has tapped a veteran real estate project manager to handle day-to day construction oversight.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Today's Music Picks: Wiz Khalifa set for Shoreline Amphitheatre

The ever-intriguing Wiz Khalifa is on the road supporting his fifth studio album, "Blacc Hollywood," and performs Friday at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Industrial, Pop/Rock, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, The White Stripes, San Francisco, CA, Music, Entertainment

RecordNET

True blue

The blue hour, the time of twilight just after sunset and right before dusk when the sky turns a deep saturated blue, is the subject of the latest Readers Photo Challenge assignment.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KRON 4

Aunt of 2-Year-Old Girl Killed in SoMa Hit-and-Run To Be Arraigned Thursday

A San Francisco woman whose 2-year-old niece was struck and killed by a car Friday night will make her first court appearance on Thursday after being arrested for child endangerment, a district attorney's spokesman said today.

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

Fremont Bulletin

Fremont composer gets $40,000 grant for production about Vietnamese refugees

"So many war artifacts were still around," said Vo, 39. "It was what we had the most of, so we made use of it."

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, San Francisco, CA

KIMA

Robin Williams fans want to name SF tunnel in his honor

Robin Williams fans are petitioning for the Waldo Tunnel in San Francisco, California to be renamed in honor of the comedy superstar.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

SF Appeal

Woman Arrested in Connection With Death of 2-Year-Old Niece Struck By Car

A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her 2-year-old niece who was struck by a car in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Friday night.

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

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