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  1. California porn actors protest protective eye gear, vaccine and condom rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A state proposal that would roll out strict safety standards for California porn productions to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases has drawn criticism from adult film workers who feel the regulations go too far. The 21-page draft proposed by the state's Division of Occupational Safety and Health calls for condoms or other barriers -- including protective eye gear -- to be used in sex scenes and also requires producers to pay for medical visits and hepatitis B vaccines for adult film performers, the Los Angeles Daily News reported Monday.

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  2. Could a drought disaster movie happen in California?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    When "San Andreas" kicks off the frothy part of the summer movie season next Friday, the convulsive quake that propels the action will once again summon to the screen the existential threat that eventually awaits everyone here -- a Richter-rocking explosion that shatters the California Dream. Again.

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  3. Chinese investments in U.S. businesses are acceleratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Chinese investments in U.S. businesses, all but nonexistent 15 years ago, now total nearly $50 billion and could reach $200 billion by the end of the decade, according to a new study tracking the accelerating trend. Rising energy and labor costs in China have helped to push the trend toward direct U.S. investments by Chinese individuals and companies over the last five years, said the study by global research firm Rhodium Group and the nonprofit National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

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  4. Google, YouTube win First Amendment fight over anti-Muslim videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Inside Bay Area

    This May 26, 2010 file photo shows employees working at the Youtube headquarters in San Bruno, California. Weighing in on a global controversy, a federal appeals court on Monday found that YouTube can't be forced to take down an anti-Muslim video that sparked worldwide protests, finding that such an order tramples on free speech rights.

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  5. Jack Black: Crazy ideas inspire his comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Inside Bay Area

    In his younger days, he would often stay up until dawn, playing Scrabble over the Internet and letting his mind roam to strange places. Now that he has kids -- sons aged 6 and 8 -- he has adjusted to a less vampiric schedule.

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  6. Weekend Top 10: Keiko Matsui, Contra Costa Ballet, a heavy metal iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Inside Bay Area

    The musician, now based in Los Angeles, comes to Feinstein's at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco for a three-night run at the intimate venue. Details: 8 p.m. May 7-8, 7 p.m. May 9; $45-$60; 866-663-1063, www.hotelnikkosf.com/ feinsteins COURESY OF KEIKO MATSUI Contemporary jazz artist Keiko Matsui comes to Feinstein's in S.F. May 7-9.

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  7. Did 'Saturday Night Live' steal sketch from Canadian show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Actually, it was Reese Witherspoon who was in the skit about a game show asking contestants to draw pictures of the Prophet Muhammad. Bobby Kerr of Canadian satire show "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" says the sketch is mighty close to the one they did in January, following the Charlie Hebdo shooting in France.

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  8. Mel Gibson supports Tom Hardy as new Mad MaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Inside Bay Area

    Mel Gibson was out Thursday night, supporting his Mad Max replacement Tom Hardy at the Hollywood premiere of "Mad Max: Fury Road," according to the Daily Mail. Gibson, whose big break was starring in the 1979 post-apocalyptic thriller "Mad Max" and its two sequels, walked the red carpet and posed with Hardy and director George Miller, who also directed Gibson in the role. 1 comment

  9. Weekend Top 10: Keiko Matsui, Contra Costa Ballet, a heavy metal iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Inside Bay Area

    The musician, now based in Los Angeles, comes to Feinstein's at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco for a three-night run at the intimate venue. Details: 8 p.m. May 7-8, 7 p.m. May 9; $45-$60; 866-663-1063, www.hotelnikkosf.com/ feinsteins 2 STANFORD POWWOW: For more than 40 years, Stanford University has hosted this celebration of American Indian culture.

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  10. Berkeley council urged to stand firm with high-rise developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Inside Bay Area

    With one tall building plan winding its way toward approval and several others lining up, the Berkeley City Council on Tuesday tackled the tricky question what are "significant community benefits" that developers receiving greater height allowances must provide. The 2012 Downtown Area Plan allows five new buildings taller than 75 feet, including three up to 180 feet, but it does not specifically define the benefits developers must provide to be allowed to build to a greater height.

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  11. Edible cricket farm opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Elliot Mermel stands outside his new business, Coalo Valley Farms in Van Nuys Friday. Mermel is one of several nationwide who is hoping to farm and harvest crickets for human consumption.

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  12. Everybody wins in East Contra Costa 'unified' high school basketball gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Inside Bay Area

    The band was playing, the flags were twirling and the cheerleaders were doing a full-scale performance. These aren't unusual occurrences inside a high school gym, but it was 3:45 p.m. on a Tuesday, and there were no varsity, or junior varsity, games on the day's schedule.

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  13. Chitoshi Akizuki, 1923--2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Chitoshi "Chi" Akizuki, a Japanese-American baseball pioneer and respected member of San Jose's Japantown, died April 28. He was 92. A native of San Jose, Akizuki grew up in Japantown and worked for the U.S. Postal Service for more than 30 years. Sports and family were his passions.

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  14. Jennifer Lawrence turned down Prince HarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Inside Bay Area

    According to Contact Music, the Prince had an aide invite "The Hunger Games" actress to dinner and to visit see Kensington Palace, but Lawrence politely declined. Lawrence and Martin were seen at Tavern on the Green in New York City and walking through Strawberry Fields, according to the New York Post.

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  15. Berkeley council to ponder what constitutes "significant community...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council next week will take on the tricky question of what constitutes "significant community benefits" that developers are supposed to provide as part of tall building projects. The discussion comes amid growing public angst over the potential effects of the Downtown Area Plan on the city's ethnic and economic diversity.

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  16. Hillary Clinton plans first whack at Bay Area ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Hillary Clinton next week will make her first fundraising visit to the Bay Area since declaring her 2016 presidential candidacy. Some of the region's wealthiest Democrats are scribbling busily in their checkbooks for what's certain to be the first of many money sweeps Clinton will make to a region where she enjoys solid, deep-pocketed support.

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  17. Ariana Grande, Big Sean: ugly truth emergesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    That big breakup between rapper Big Sean and pop diva Ariana Grande a few weeks back was described as "amicable" and due to "conflicting schedules" and blah blah blah ... . New reports say Big Sean broke off the romance because he felt Grande was selfish and immature and not putting nearly as much effort into the relationship as he was.

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  18. Town Crier: 'Urban Wine Country' right here in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Like a tumbleweed rolling through Los Angeles, the thought of Oakland as wine country seems out of place. Yet there they were -- a room full of local winemakers at the 10th anniversary of the East Bay Vintners Alliance.

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  19. Barnidge: Champions against sexual assault know more needs to be doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The annual Champions Luncheon hosted by Community Violence Solutions holds a rare place on the civic calendar. It's a feel-good, feel-bad event.

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  20. Netflix's pursuit of TV domination has a new step: ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    For most of its rapid ascent of the TV business, Netflix has rented shows. Now it wants to own them.

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