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  1. Christie to headline California GOP convention lunchRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in California, making his pitch to donors as he considers a run for president in 2016. Christie will headline the California Republican Party's spring 2015 convention luncheon in Sacramento on Saturday afternoon.

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  2. Colorado jewelry theft suspects arrested in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Friday | My Mother Lode

    Five people have been arrested in the San Francisco area in connection with the armed robbery of a Denver jewelry store on Tuesday. The Colorado U.S. Attorney's Office says the five suspects were arrested early Wednesday following a police chase.

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  3. Thieves crash car through electronics store in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Friday | My Mother Lode

    Thieves drove a car through a high-end electronics store in the latest crash-and-grab heist in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco police say the crime occurred about 4 a.m. Friday at a store on California Street, causing $100,000 in damage to building.

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  4. 2 vandalism suspects rescued after being stranded on cliffRead the original story

    Thursday | My Mother Lode

    Two men suspected of vandalizing a historic military structure at a national park north of San Francisco had to be rescued by authorities after they were stranded on a steep cliff while trying to escape. Park service spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet says the men got stuck on a cliff at the waterfront of Fort Baker in Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

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  5. Earthquakes set to open new MLS stadiumRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | My Mother Lode

    After spending nearly two decades playing in college stadiums in the Bay Area, the Earthquakes are set to open the 18,000-seat, soccer-specific Avaya Stadium on Saturday for an exhibition game against the Los Angeles Galaxy. With the technologically advanced stadium, team offices, training facilities and practice field all on one site near San Jose's airport, the organization feels it is finally in position to capitalize on the growing interest in soccer in the Bay Area.

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  6. Poll: Most Californians agree that water shortage is seriousRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | My Mother Lode

    A Field Poll released Thursday says 94 percent consider the shortage serious, and of those 68 percent find it extremely serious. California is entering its fourth year of drought with lower than normal rain and snow falling on the state that leads the nation in agriculture production.

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  7. Bay Area's Semien in the mix for A's shortstop jobRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | My Mother Lode

    In the last year, the Oakland Athletics traded away two of their top shortstop prospects, Addison Russell and Daniel Robertson. Now the kid from the Bay Area is set on being in the opening-day lineup for his hometown team.

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  8. Train strikes man in San Francisco in day's 2nd track deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | My Mother Lode

    Transit officials say a man was struck and killed by a locomotive heading through a tunnel out of San Francisco, in the second fatal crash on Caltrain tracks in one day. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the man died at the scene around 9 p.m. Monday in a tunnel leading to the Peninsula.

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  9. Lawmakers want probe of SF archdiocese's 4 high schoolsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | My Mother Lode

    Two California lawmakers who called the San Francisco archbishop's morality clauses discriminatory are asking for a probe of working conditions at four San Francisco Bay Area Catholic high schools. Democratic Assemblymen Phil Ting of San Francisco and Kevin Mullin of San Mateo say the clauses set a dangerous precedent for workers' rights.

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  10. Former California officer ordered to prison in theft caseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | My Mother Lode

    A veteran San Francisco police officer who was convicted of stealing money and property from criminal suspects has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said Monday that the four felony convictions against former Sgt.

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  11. California officer going to prison after theft convictionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | My Mother Lode

    A veteran San Francisco police officer who was convicted of stealing money and property from criminal suspects was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said Former Sgt.

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  12. 6 rescued from San Francisco Bay when canoe takes on waterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | My Mother Lode

    The U.S. Coast Guard in San Francisco rescued six people from the water of a commercial shipping channel after their outrigger canoe began taking on water. The Coast Guard said Sunday that it was already rescuing a sailing vessel that had capsized when it received a call about the canoe that was between Crissy Field in San Francisco and the Coast Guard's Golden Gate Station.

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  13. New year brings an increase in homicides to San FranciscoRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | My Mother Lode

    It was, the mayor of San Francisco said, a "shocking start" to the year for a city amid a technology boom with soaring rents and construction cranes, fashionable restaurants and gentrifying neighborhoods. In January, four young men sitting in a stolen car were gunned down in a trendy neighborhood near City Hall.

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  14. Northern California police find suicidal man on runRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | My Mother Lode

    Northern California authorities on Saturday found a suicidal man who they say forced his way into a closed Kmart store and briefly took a janitor hostage before fleeing. Police said the incident began shortly after 6: 30 a.m. Saturday when a man wearing black boxer underwear and a T-shirt banged on the doors of the closed department store in Eureka, a coastal community about 300 miles north of San Francisco near the Oregon border.

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  15. Northern California police search for suicidal manRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | My Mother Lode

    Northern California authorities are searching for a suicidal man who they say forced his way into a closed Kmart store and briefly took a janitor hostage before fleeing. Police said the incident began Saturday morning when a man wearing black boxer underwear and a t-shirt banged on the doors of the closed department store in Eureka, a coastal community about 300 miles north of San Francisco near the Oregon border.

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  16. 2 sides in West Coast ports dispute reach tentative contractRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | My Mother Lode

    Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually. The breakthrough came after nine months of talks that turned contentious in the fall, when dockworkers and their employers began blaming each other for problems getting imports to consumers and exports overseas.

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  17. 2 sides in West Coast seaport dispute race against deadlineRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | My Mother Lode

    With a Friday deadline looming, negotiators for the two sides in the contract dispute that has snarled international trade at West Coast seaports are laboring to reach a settlement. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez told dockworkers and their employers that if they cannot seal a deal in San Francisco, he'll take the parties to Washington.

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  18. SF archbishop answers disapproving letter from lawmakersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | My Mother Lode

    The archbishop of San Francisco has sent a letter to California lawmakers asking them to respect his right to hire people who uphold Catholic teachings. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone asks state lawmakers in a letter Thursday if they would hire a campaign manager who advocates policies contrary to those they stand for.

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  19. 36 years later, Oakland Athletics back at HoHoKamRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | My Mother Lode

    After basing at Phoenix Municipal Stadium since 1984, the A's have returned to their former spring training home for spring training 2015, which starts Thursday. Oakland used the original HoHoKam Park from 1977-79, before it became the longtime spring home of the Cubs.

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  20. San Francisco museum opens again after theft of gold nuggetsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | My Mother Lode

    The shattered glass was long gone on Thursday, the door has been replaced, and the popular Wells Fargo Museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district had added exhibits. But the gold nuggets worth an estimated $10,000 that were stolen last month remained missing when the museum reopened.

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