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  1. Gardening and renting -- not mutually exclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Daily Democrat

    When Erle Nickel rented a studio apartment behind a house in a modest East Oakland neighborhood, he didn't plan to put down roots. So, despite his love of gardening and access to small, enticing plots of vacant ground around the property, he didn't plant anything for fear he'd be moving soon.

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  2. South Korean mothera s sentencing delayed in Yolo Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Daily Democrat

    A South Korean mother will be separated from her daughter for at least another month after retaining new counsel Wednesday in Yolo Superior Court. Last month, a jury found Nan Hui Jo, a South Korean immigrant, guilty of abducting her American-born daughter, Hwi, while fleeing the country and an allegedly abusive relationship.

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  3. SF: Market Street Bike Count Off to a Record-Breaking Start in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | StreetsBlog.org

    The Market Street bike counter tallied 97,302 people rolling by in March - the highest monthly total yet. Last year, the monthly count rose steadily until October, so bike ridership on Market is expected to keep breaking records.

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  4. 2016 Chevrolet Spark First LookChevy thinks smaller: 2016 Spark is lower and longerRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Motor Trend

    The all-new 2016 Chevrolet Spark has bigger plans than the stage in New York City. It's a truly global pint-sized Chevy that will be sold in more than 40 countries around the world.

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  5. San Mateo County boys athlete of the week: Ro Mahanty, HillsdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Mahanty pitched a one-hit shutout, losing his no-hitter on an infield single with two out in the seventh, and had a 6 for 6 game at the plate (8 for 10 over two games) as Hillsdale swept a two-game series with South San Francisco.

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  6. Video Interlude: Epic Time-Lapse Casts San Francisco As Action Movie HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Curbed

    Underneath its carefully calibrated indie cred and general baked-on hippie crust, San Francisco is a rugged, sometimes foreboding place. Photographer Toby Harriman plays up the city's natural drama in a new time-lapse video shot over the course of several years and set to an armhair-raising score befitting an operatic movie trailer.

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  7. Micro-Living, Macro Prices: Until it was unseated today by...Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Curbed

    Until it was unseated today by a 265-square-foot Cow Hollow TIC , this 291-square-foot SoMa condo asking $299K was the smallest residence for sale in San Francisco . According to one commenter who put in a bid on the micro-property, there were a couple of all-cash offers in the mid-$400s.

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  8. Mayor LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | SFGate

    Mayor Ed Lee will put a $250 million affordable housing bond on the November ballot, a key part of his plan to build 30,000 housing units before 2020. The bond, which needs 66.6 percent of the votes to pass, would be spent on a combination of deeply affordable rental housing, expansion and improvement of existing public housing, as well as residential development that targets middle class San Franciscans priced out of an unprecedented market where the median home sells for over $1 million.

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  9. Self-driving SUV completes cross-country tripRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    They have gone around racetracks and navigated the streets of several cities, and now for the first time a vehicle capable of driving itself has completed a cross-country road trip. The Delphi Automotive autonomous SUV arrived in New York this week after the 3,500 mile journey - the longest autonomous drive ever.

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  10. Gardening and renting -- not mutually exclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Erle Nickel walks along a narrow pathway on the side of his studio apartment that is adorned with plants in Oakland on March 27, 2015. A young blossom of the viburnum plicatum plant displays its color in the front of the property where Erle Nickel rents a studio apartment in Oakland on March 27, 2015.

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  11. Remember when, from the archives, April 7, 1950: Agua Caliente Springs Hotel has changed handsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    The Agua Caliente Springs Hotel has been sold to Jack Benjamin and Betty Ramus of San Francisco, it was announced yesterday. The new proprietors will open for business on Monday, April 10, and will feature full-course dinners.

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  12. Salesforce Charters Dream Boat for DreamforceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC Bay Area

    Looking for love on the open waters of the San Francisco Bay while you attend the next big cloud computing event? Hotels for Dreamforce are sold out, so Salesforce has chartered the "Dream Boat" as an accommodation option for attendees of the event, which takes place September 15-18 in San Francisco. "The Dream Boat offers a new housing option for Dreamforce attendees when hotel space is at a premium in San Francisco," Salesforce CMO Lynn Vojvodich said in a statement given to Business Insider .

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  13. SF: Mayor Lee's Doctor Prescribes "Balanced Diet" for San Francisco StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | StreetsBlog.org

    In her new role, PeA alosa will have an unprecedented amount of authority over SF's streets. As her first order of business, she has vowed to put city streets on a "balanced diet" by devoting at least 50 percent of street space to walking, biking, and transit by 2020.

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  14. Fast lane to fastballs - Giants clear quicker route to AT&T ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    A tablet computer configured with a fingerprint reader will be used at AT&T Park this season to let a select number of Giants season ticket holders bypass longer security lines through a "Fast Access" lane. The tablet is part of a biometric pre-screening system developed by Clear, a New York company that also provides a TSA-approved pre screening service for airport travelers.

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  15. Big Lunch: 50 Top Spots for a Midday Meal in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 7x7

    There are only so many times you can eat a bag of Cheez-Its from the vending machine at work. To save you from yourselves, we are pleased to unveil our first-ever Big Lunch, featuring our picks for the 50 most delish spots for lunch in San Francisco.

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  16. No room at the inn: S.F. hotel shortage pushes Dreamforce attendees onto a cruise shipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    With strength from both tourists and the business travelers in the strong tech market, San Francisco's tourism industry is showing no signs of slowing down, at least for the next few years, said San Francisco city economist Ted Egan. Most hoteliers and San Francisco tourism leaders are happy that the hotel market is hot - but it may be too hot.

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  17. 6 California School Districts Apply For No Child Left Behind Waiver ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    Six of California's largest urban school districts have applied for a waiver freeing them from requirements of the nation's No Child Left Behind education law. Fresno, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco and Santa Ana unified school districts applied Tuesday for a three-year extension of a waiver first granted in 2013 to a coalition of California districts after the state chose not to request a waiver.

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  18. S.F. sues developer whose house slid down Twin PeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    The San Francisco city attorney's office on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against a politically connected developer whose Twin Peaks project slid down a hillside in 2013, accusing him of multiple violations of city building codes over more than a decade. The civil complaint against Mel Murphy - the former president of the Building Inspection Commission who now serves as a port commissioner - accuses him of deception and committing permit violations that ranged from allegedly hiding rental income from an illegally converted complex to improperly reinforcing the hillside project that later collapsed.

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  19. Poverty rates near record levels in Bay Area despite hot economyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SiliconValley.com

    ... nation for weekly wages were from the Bay Area: the South Bay at No. 2, San Mateo County at No. 2, and San Francisco County at No. 4. "Poverty is an integral part of our persistent growth issues like high housing costs and income inequality," said ...

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  20. Friends of S.F. Public Library holding mammoth book saleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Friends of the San Francisco Public Library is holding its 5th Annual Spring Book Sale today through April 5, and more than 250,000 books, books on tape, DVDs, CDs, vinyl and other media will be on sale at Fort Mason Center's Festival Pavilion in San Francisco. All items are priced at $3 or less.

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