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  1. Audit: San Jose roads crumbling toward bottom of Bay Area rankings -- costly fixes neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Drivers are already painfully aware that San Jose has too many potholes, but a startling new audit has found that a decade of pavement neglect has left city streets deteriorating toward the ranks of the worst roads in the Bay Area. The independent city auditor's six-month investigation found that in a few years, 38 percent of local San Jose roads that are currently fine to drive on will fall into "poor" condition, where cheap maintenance no longer works and visible spider-web cracking makes for a bumpy ride.

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  2. California lawmaker proposes 'smokeless tobacco' ban at all baseball venues.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Inside Bay Area

    For decades, Major League Baseball's goofy love affair with chewing tobacco was so passionate that the gooey stuff was stocked by teams in clubhouses as surely as jocks and socks. Nearly all ballplayers had golf-ball-sized cheek bumps, and part of the show was spitting streams of saliva in dugouts from coast to coast.

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  3. California lawmaker proposes "smokeless tobacco" ban at all baseball venues.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Inside Bay Area

    For decades, Major League Baseball's goofy love affair with chewing tobacco was so passionate that the gooey stuff was stocked by teams in clubhouses as surely as jocks and socks. Nearly all ballplayers had golf-ball-sized cheek bumps, and part of the show was spitting streams of saliva in dugouts from coast to coast.

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  4. From sociology teacher to sculpture artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Studying the penetrating grooves that divide societies, closely observant of wedge-like pleats that fold harmony and disharmony into living histories or analyzing how society shapes people and people shape society, Richardson has carved an unusual place for herself in the world. "As a gerontologist studying the social science of aging, you can't help but learn," the 70-year-old retired educator says in an interview.

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  5. From sociology teacher to sculpture artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Inside Bay Area

    Studying the penetrating grooves that divide societies, closely observant of wedge-like pleats that fold harmony and disharmony into living histories or analyzing how society shapes people and people shape society, Richardson has carved an unusual place for herself in the world. "As a gerontologist studying the social science of aging, you can't help but learn," the 70-year-old retired educator says in an interview.

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  6. Six Bay Area high school students are headed to GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Max Schwartz, center, plays the gA iro with the jazz band at Berkeley High School in Berkeley, Calif. on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.

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  7. Six Bay Area high school students are headed to GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Mega music stars such as Mary J. Blige and Sam Smith aren't the only ones madly rehearsing this week for Grammy Awards night on Sunday. Four up-and-coming high school jazz musicians and a talented vocalist from the Bay Area have been jamming with more than two dozen teen musicians and singers from around the country as part of the 2015 Grammy Camp -- Jazz Session, in preparation for their performance at the Grammys after-party and other venues.

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  8. Books by the Bay: Peter Richardson's 'No Simple Highway' retraces the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Inside Bay Area

    A "cultural history"of the Grateful Dead by Richmond author Peter Richardson tops this month's new releases by Bay Area authors. Also just out: memoirs by Michelle Tea and Kyle Boelte, a look at lentils by Liz Carlisle, a study of late-life love by Eve Pell and a history of California missions by Elias Castillo.

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

    Jan 11, 2015 | 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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  10. Golden Gate Bridge closed this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | 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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  11. Medical marijuana: Richmond ice cream maker satisfies munchies with special ingredientRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | 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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  12. Richmond ice cream maker satisfies munchies with special ingredientRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Oakland: Fast-food workers make a statement for pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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