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14 min ago | ABS-CBN News

Pinoy terror suspect's former cohort testifies for prosecution

REDWOOD CITY, California A twist in the trial of a Filipino accused of terrorism as the third week of Ralph DeLeon's jury trial continues.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Trial for Pinoy triple murder suspect delayed anew

REDWOOD CITY, California The trial for the undocumented Filipino man in Ohio charged in a triple murder case will be postponed for the second time.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Redwood City, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Inside Bay Area

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Menlo Park, CA, Stanford University, Monterey County, CA

KRON 4

Only on Kron: Suspect Wanted in Fatal Death Of Daly City Cat

Despite attempts to rescue Panda, he succumbed to his injuries, a tragedy that has left Panda's owner wanting answers.

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Related Topix: Daly City, CA

The Fresno Bee

San Francisco exhales during a Burning Man exodusa

Here, particularly in the city's rapidly gentrifying Mission District, their neighbors were dreading something else: the moment the "Burners" come home.

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Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Arts, Burning Man, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, South San Francisco, CA

InMenlo.com

Filoli gardens sparkle in the twilight, captured by photographer Frances Freyberg

Filoli in Woodside closes at 3:30 pm, except for a few days each summer when the grounds stay open into the evening for Sunset Hikes and Orchard Walks.

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Related Topix: Woodside, CA, Menlo Park, CA

The Fresno Bee

Dan Morain: Franchise bill fights for the little guy

Kathryn Slater-Carter and her husband, Ed, thought McDonald’s was a family business.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Daly City, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Inside Bay Area

Roadshow: Father Serra rest stop savior given six months to live

The man who became the savior of the Father Serra rest stop on Interstate 280 near the Crystal Springs Reservoir has lung cancer and says he has been given six months, maybe a year, to live.

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Inside Bay Area

Internal Affairs:

Not a whole lot is known about Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson's brief tenure with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, but we can say one thing with a fair degree of certainty: The man has standards when it comes to food.

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Related Topix: California, Pescadero, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Patch.com

Sacramento CA: UPDATE: Senator Jerry Hill Bills

The California Legislature adjourned for the year early today with 16 bills by Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo/Santa Clara counties, awaiting action by the governor, including bills that would protect consumers, improve oversight of utilities by the California Public Utilities Commission and restore public access to Martins Beach.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, San Mateo, CA, August, CA

Inside Bay Area

Pianos placed in Santa Clara County parks draw curious onlookers

Visitors to Santa Clara County's open-space parks are among the guinea pigs beginning this Labor Day weekend, part of a growing social experiment from San Francisco to Saratoga that places pianos in public places encouraging anyone to simply strike up a tune.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA

KTVU Oakland

One dead, two seriously injured after fatal cliff fall in Daly City

One person died and two others are seriously injured after falling from a cliff in Daly City early Saturday morning, fire officials said.

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

San Mateo Daily Journal

Election recount bill stalls: Assemblyman vows to try again in December

California's election recount policy will stay the same for the upcoming November election but the Peninsula lawmaker trying to change it vowed to try again after his bill stalled in the state Senate Friday.

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

San Mateo Daily Journal

Pair face possible capital trial in robbery accomplice's death

The two murder suspects in a botched 2013 San Mateo home invasion robbery that ended up getting their friend killed will stand trial on charges that could potentially send them to prison for life or even Death Row.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, San Mateo, CA

Inside Bay Area

Bonny Zanardi: Carolyn Jones depicts local and foreign landscapes

A show of recent landscapes by Menlo Park artist Carolyn Jones opens Monday at the Portola Art Gallery.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA, California, Painting, Arts, Santa Cruz, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Fresno Bee

California automatic recount bill stalls in Senate

Weeks after the tight finish in the June controller’s race highlighted major weaknesess in California’s recount law, legislation to create taxpayer-funded recounts in close contests has bogged down in partisan fighting and is dead for the year.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California political ad disclosure bill pulled

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins D-San Diego, Sen. Mark Leno, D- San Francisco, and Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff confer during the California Legislature approve the budget bill at the State Capitol in 2014.

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

The Campbell Reporter

Volunteers make Kings Mountain Art Fair happen

Vibeke Gade first volunteered for the Kings Mountain Art Fair in 1970, cooking breakfast for visiting artists back in the fair's early stages.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food

Switched

Woman Accused Of Sneaking On Planes Believes Police Allowed Crime So They Could Arrest Her

This March, 2014 photo released by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office shows Marilyn Hartman.

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