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  1. California Lottery SuperLotto Plus drawing nets two jackpot winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Two Bay Area residents were $3.5 million richer Sunday morning after purchasing winning tickets in Saturday's SuperLotto Plus drawing, California Lottery officials announced. One of the winners purchased the ticked at an Arco AM/PM at 15531 San Pablo Avenue in Richmond.

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  2. Golden Gate Bridge closed this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Inside Bay Area

    America's most iconic bridge is trading plastic pylons for a heavy-duty zipper -- and it's shutting down this weekend for the upgrade. Nearly two years after eliminating human toll takers, the Golden Gate Bridge will replace pylon-toting people with giant yellow "zipper trucks" that will move a heavy, concrete median to reconfigure traffic flow during the peak commute.

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  3. Medical marijuana: Richmond ice cream maker satisfies munchies with special ingredientRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Inside Bay Area

    When 6-year-old Isaac Lappert started serving ice cream in his family's Sausalito business, he was too short for customers to see him behind the counter. It wasn't until last year, when his father told the now-24-year-old a story about a famous rock band, that Lappert got the idea to start his own business: Cannabis Creamery.

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  4. Richmond ice cream maker satisfies munchies with special ingredientRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Inside Bay Area

    When 6-year-old Isaac Lappert started serving ice cream in his family's Sausalito business, he was too short for customers to see him behind the counter. It wasn't until last year, when his father told the now-24-year-old a story about a famous rock band, that Lappert got the idea to start his own business: Cannabis Creamery.

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  5. New list puts Vallejo among the state's most dangerous placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Several prominent Vallejo citizens are questioning the validity and usefulness of a report listing the city Vallejo as California's 11th most dangerous place. The report is from Movoto Real Estate.

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  6. UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks hails planned Richmond campus as global university siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks vowed Thursday to work with the city to build a Berkeley Global Campus on the city's south shore that would draw talent from around the world to work on the scientific and health challenges of the next century. Dirks' remarks were delivered at a luncheon at the university's Richmond Field Station -- the site of the proposed development -- that drew community, labor and business groups.

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  7. SF's powerful U.S. appeals court gets new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    For the past seven years, the face of the nation's largest federal appeals court has been Alex Kozinski -- a flamboyant, high-profile and sometimes controversial chief judge known for his love of video games, wide-ranging essays, unpredictable rulings and a long-ago appearance on the "Dating Game." But there is now a new sheriff for the sprawling San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  8. Oakland: Fast-food workers make a statement for pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    More than 150 workers rallied behind a national push for a $15 minimum wage in Oakland's Fruitvale district Thursday, but while the Fight for $15 remains an ambitious goal for low-wage laborers across the country, in Oakland it probably could have already become law. In November, 81 percent of Oakland voters approved increasing the minimum wage from $9 to $12.25.

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  9. Richmond woman to be memorialized on Rose Parade floatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    In the last months of her life, her lungs ravaged and her sonorous singing voice reduced to a whisper, Joy Love Williams relied on more resourceful means to communicate. "We would be on the phone, and she would want to hear all the ways we were raising awareness about being an organ donor," said June R. Wallace, California Transplant Donor Network's community development director.

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  10. New FasTrak transpondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Q Are there plans to roll out a FasTrak transponder for Bay Area residents that have the switch to designate how many people are in a car? My relatives live along the I-10 in Los Angeles and it is really frustrating to not be able to use the carpool lane for free when our family goes down there because my transponder cannot distinguish the number of passengers but the express lanes are already set up so that everyone needs one. A Yes, and soon.

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  11. Richmond woman to be memorialized on Rose Parade floatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    In the last months of her life, her lungs ravaged and her sonorous singing voice reduced to a whisper, Joy Love Williams relied on more resourceful means to communicate. "We would be on the phone, and she would want to hear all the ways we were raising awareness about being an organ donor," said June R. Wallace, California Transplant Donor Network's community development director.

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  12. Danville approves plastic bag banRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The Town Council unanimously approved the ban on Nov. 18, deciding to give retailers and restaurants plenty of time to make the necessary changes. The council opted not to include a mandatory 10-cent charge on paper bags, leaving that up to retailers to impose.

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  13. San Jose council member urges rejection of Central California refinery's crude-by-rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    As the deadline arrived for comments to an environmental report on a Central California crude-by-rail project, a San Jose City councilman got the early jump, announcing his opposition in a news release Monday afternoon. The Phillips 66 Company Rail Spur Extension Project would bring as many as 250 unit trains a year with 80 tank cars plus locomotives and supporting cars to a new crude oil unloading facility in Santa Maria from the north or from the south along tracks owned by the Union Pacific Railroad.

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  14. Bay Area sees first of three helpings of rain expected this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The first of three servings of rain over the next three days for the Bay Area wet the roads and created some travel havoc at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday. What it did not do was add significantly to rainfall totals, nor set the stage for heavier activity in the days to come.

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  15. Fire retardant chemicals found in small group of CaliforniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A new study -- the first of its kind -- released Wednesday shows that a small group of people carry in their bodies traces of chemicals in flame retardants that for decades have been used in the manufacturing of furniture and children's products. The study, while small, offers the first glimpse of how these chemicals, which have been shown to cause cancer, neurological diseases and developmental disorders, have been absorbed into people's bodies simply by sitting on a couch or breathing in dust, and offers a strategy for state and local bio-monitoring programs to test larger populations, experts say.

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  16. San Francisco: Three banks robbed in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The first robbery happened just before 7 p.m. Friday at a bank in the 800 block of La Playa Street in San Francisco's Outer Richmond neighborhood, police said. A Wells Fargo bank is listed at that address.

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  17. Success of Berkeley soda tax builds hope for national movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Soda-tax advocates were plotting future strategy Wednesday while opponents exercised damage control the day after the resounding passage of the nation's first municipal tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The 1 cent-per-ounce tax on the distribution of most sweetened beverages needed only a simple majority to pass, and it won by a 3-1 margin.

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  18. Success of Berkeley soda tax builds hope for national movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Soda-tax advocates were plotting future strategy Wednesday while opponents exercised damage control the day after the resounding passage of the nation's first municipal tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The 1 cent-per-ounce tax on the distribution of most sweetened beverages needed only a simple majority to pass, and it won by a 3-1 margin.

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  19. Oakland Tribune editorial: Minimum wages should be raised, but Oakland's Measure FF is not the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Oakland's Measure FF demonstrates why boosting the minimum wage on a city-by-city basis is a bad idea, especially through the initiative process. There's little doubt the state's minimum wage of $9 an hour, set to reach $10 in 2016, is insufficient.

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  20. Oakland Tribune editorial: Berkeley voters should support soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Obesity results when someone eats and drinks more calories than he or she burns. The largest single source of excess calories in the American diet is from soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks.

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