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1 hr ago | CBS Local

'Hippie Hill' Crackdown Expected At SF's Golden Gate Park, 4/20 Festivities

A marijuana user smokes from a bong during a 420 Day celebration on 'Hippie Hill' in Golden Gate Park April 20, 2010 in San Francisco.

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2 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael woman wins $30,000 in San Francisco Dream House Raffle

The 32-year-old bartender and College of Marin theater student was recently picked as the early bird winner in the San Francisco Dream House Raffle.

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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Moldova region urges Russia, EU to recognise independence

Moldova's pro-Russian breakaway region of Transdniestr on Wednesday called on Russia and the international community to recognise its independence, as fears grew that it could become a new flashpoint in East-West tensions.

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13 hrs ago | Beyond Chron

Heartless Big Soda Terrifies Mom and Pop Businesses

The budget committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is holding a hearing at 1pm today on a proposal to put a 2 cents per ounce sweetened beverage tax on the November ballot.

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17 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

EU's Crimea sanctions modelled on occupied Palestinian territories

The Commission is close to finalising proposals for economic and trade sanctions regarding Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula occupied by Russia.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Moscow Festival Ballet brings 'The Sleeping beauty' to Hanover

One hundred years pass quickly in the ballet "The Sleeping Beauty": From Act I to Act II, separated only by an intermission.

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East Bay Express

Why Gentrification Is Not Inevitable

A new comprehensive report on gentrification in Oakland and San Francisco received much attention last week from Bay Area news outlets.

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Contra Costa Times

West Oakland skatepark lacks permits, city support

Daren King traveled from San Francisco to skate the DIY skate park in West Oakland, Calif.

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Bangkok Post

'Criminal' use of force by Ukraine would...

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday warned Kiev against using force to quell pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the "criminal" act would undermine talks planned in Geneva.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Since You Asked: When the travel bug bites, where do you go next?

WE TOOK OUR DRINKS outside by the pool. Rowland dragged an ice chest between our chairs for a table and we sat in utter contentment, enjoying the sun.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Obama confronts Putin in call as crisis escalates

Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin have confronted one another in telephone talks as a standoff over Ukraine escalated after the CIA chief visited Kiev and a Russian war plane "buzzed" a US destroyer.

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Examiner.com

Easter dining in San Francisco

Celebrate Spring and Easter with special menus at San Francisco restaurants. There is so much to choose between with neighborhood favorites as well as elegant hotel dining.

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Oakland Local

Gentrification report proposes bold solutions to stop displacement in Oakland

Last week by Causa Justa::Just Cause released a report titled Development Without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

CNN

15 best U.S. spots for kids

The Exploratorium in San Francisco is the United States' top attraction for kids, according to travel site Gogobot's users.

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Contra Costa Times

Days Gone By: Easter bonnets a fashion necessity in turn-of-the-20th-century Bay Area

Long ago, when I was a child, the one thing you knew for sure was that you got a new outfit, including a hat, when Easter came around.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Touring around San Francisco

For those traveling to San Francisco looking to book a trek outside the city, here are two tours worth checking out.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Are Walmart stores open or closed on Easter Sunday 2014?

If you think getting into Harvard is tough, just try getting a job at Walmart when economic times are tough.

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Merced Sun-Star

Around Town

Mothers of Pre-Schoolers will host a vendor fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 455 W. 20th St. at the Historic Mansion House.

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NEWS.com.au

Brissie bridge travel takes highest toll

The four-lane span across the city's river might not be as famous as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, New York's Washington Bridge or even Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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The Baltic Times

Soft power allows avenue for Russian agitation - The Baltic Times

Foreign ministers from the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries meet in Narva, Estonia, on March 7 to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, reports news intelligence agency Stratfor.

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