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  1. Legal pot in California? Taxes, black market pose challengesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California would raise an array of unknowns, from how it would be taxed to the threat of environmental damage from thirsty pot plants in a state gripped by drought, a commission was told Tuesday. As activists move to bring a proposal legalizing pot use to voters in 2016, the panel headed by Lt.

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  2. California Uber driver allegedly runs down, hurts bicyclistRead the original story

    Monday | My Mother Lode

    San Francisco police arrested 38-year-old Emerson Decarvalho on Sunday afternoon in the city's Fisherman's Wharf area, a popular tourist destination. Police say Decarvalho and the bicyclist got embroiled in a dispute about 1 p.m. as they traveled in the same direction.

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  3. Things to know about California water reduction mandatesRead the original story

    Monday | My Mother Lode

    Brown lawns and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown's mandate to reduce urban water use by 25 percent to get through the drought. The State Water Resources Control Board released an updated plan over the weekend assigning each local water agency a mandatory target for reducing water consumption.

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  4. Pelicans coach says Warriors' arena noise might be too loudRead the original story

    Monday | My Mother Lode

    Oracle Arena, the rollicking home of the Golden State Warriors, has been considered one of the NBA's loudest arenas for a long time. New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams believes it might too loud.

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  5. Russian in NY based StubHub tickets theft pleads not guiltyRead the original story

    Monday | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say the alleged ringleader behind an international scheme to take over more than 1,000 StubHub accounts to buy tickets to sporting events and concerts has pleaded not guilty in New York City. Vadim Polyakov appeared Monday following his extradition Friday from Spain, where he was arrested last July at a Barcelona hotel.

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  6. San Francisco sheriff tries to wipe domestic violence recordRead the original story

    Monday | My Mother Lode

    A San Francisco judge will hear Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's request to have his domestic violence-related misdemeanor conviction expunged from his record Monday morning. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Mirkarimi's three-year probation for false imprisonment following a highly publicized incident where he grabbed his wife and bruised her arm in 2011 ended in March.

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  7. Researcher denied airline flight after tweet about hackingRead the original story

    Monday | My Mother Lode

    United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted to board a United flight from Colorado to San Francisco to speak at a major security conference there this week, but was stopped by the airline's corporate security at the gate.

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  8. Pelicans' Tyreke Evans questionable for Game 2 vs. WarriorsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | My Mother Lode

    New Orleans Pelicans point guard Tyreke Evans says an MRI on his left knee showed a deep bone bruise and he is questionable for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. Evans spoke before the Pelicans practiced at the University of San Francisco on Sunday.

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  9. Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United securityRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | My Mother Lode

    United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted to board a United flight from Colorado to San Francisco to speak at a major security conference there this week, but was stopped by the airline's corporate security at the gate.

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  10. San Francisco to mark anniversary of 1906 earthquakeRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | My Mother Lode

    San Francisco officials, residents and survivors will hold a moment of silence and host a series of events this weekend to mark the 109th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake. On Saturday morning Residents will gather at Lotta's Fountain along Market Street at Kearny and Geary streets for a moment of silence at 5:12 a.m., the exact time of the April 18 quake.

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  11. Victims, survivors of 1906 San Francisco earthquake honoredRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | My Mother Lode

    The San Francisco Chronicle reports that on Saturday morning residents will gather at Lotta's Fountain along Market Street at Kearny and Geary streets for a moment of silence at 5:12 a.m., the exact time of the April 18 quake. The actual anniversary of the quake is Friday and there are other events around San Francisco Friday marking the date.

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  12. Some San Francisco Catholics call for ouster of archbishopRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | My Mother Lode

    More than 100 Bay Area Catholics went public with their complaints about the San Francisco archbishop on Thursday, asking Pope Francis in a full page newspaper ad to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone with someone more inclusive and less divisive. The open letter stated that the Archdiocese of San Francisco is threatened by Cordileone's "single-issue agenda and cannot survive, let alone thrive and grow under his supervision" and that San Francisco deserves a leader focused on service and diversity.

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  13. Lawsuit seeks to legalize prostitution in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | My Mother Lode

    A federal lawsuit filed March 4 seeks to strike down the California law criminalizing prostitution as an unconstitutional violation of equal protection and free speech rights. The lawsuit was filed by the San Francisco-based advocacy group Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project along with three women who say they want to work legally as prostitute in California.

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  14. Study: Many Medicare cataract patients given needless testsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | My Mother Lode

    Millions of older people are getting tests they don't need to prove they are healthy enough to have cataracts removed, a new study finds. The excess testing before this quick, ultra-safe eye procedure is costing them and Medicare a bundle, and many patients don't know they can question it, doctors say.

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  15. Police officer already on leave arrested in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | My Mother Lode

    A suburban police officer already suspended from duty has been charged with drug and gun possession and child endangerment in San Francisco. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Tuesday that 32-year-old Officer Ken White was arrested last week after San Francisco police learned he was to be involved in a drug deal.

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  16. Wallet squeeze: Apartment rents projected to rise againRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc. That's four percentage points faster than inflation, and more than double the rise in U.S. home prices over the same period.

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  17. Audit finds problems in pipe oversight after deadly blastRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | My Mother Lode

    A new audit says state regulators aren't doing enough to ensure the safety of California's natural gas pipelines. The state-commissioned audit of California's Public Utilities Commission comes after federal investigators faulted the regulatory board and Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  18. California delta's water mysteriously missing amid droughtRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | My Mother Lode

    As California struggles with a devastating drought, huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta -- and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled fertile soil there for generations. A state investigation was launched following complaints from two large agencies that supply water to arid farmland in the Central Valley and to millions of residents as far south as San Diego.

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  19. Robbers elude police in wild, fatal San Francisco chaseRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | My Mother Lode

    A pedestrian was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car fleeing police during a wild chase through San Francisco, and the suspects involved were still on the loose early Saturday. Witnesses who were riding a cable car saw the black sedan go airborne, and the windshield was badly damaged, KGO-TV reported .

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  20. Man convicted of running down firefighter in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | My Mother Lode

    Prosecutors say a Northern California man has been convicted of torture, mayhem and assault with a deadly weapon for purposefully running down a state firefighter in his car after an argument in San Francisco in 2011. Firefighter Albert Bartal hit his head on a curb and suffered a traumatic brain injury after being hit by an SUV.

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