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  1. Storms raise hope in California droughtRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Hours of steady rain Saturday from northern California's third winter storm in a week raised hopes that the state was moving out of its driest three years in history - while still deeply locked in drought. "It's a marginal improvement.

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  2. San Francisco's Presidio completes fish cullRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Federal park officials in San Francisco say they've finished the first phase of an experimental -- and deadly -- attempt to restore native fish to a local pond. Officials at San Francisco's Presidio purposely poisoned a four-acre pond known as Mountain Lake earlier this month.

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  3. Window washer falls onto car in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Yesterday | My Mother Lode

    A worker who fell 11 stories from a San Francisco building onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street survived but was in critical condition. The man fell screaming from the roof of a downtown building Friday, but was conscious when paramedics reached the area, police said.

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  4. Window washer survives 11 story fall in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Friday | My Mother Lode

    Police say a San Francisco window washer has survived after falling 11 stories from a rooftop onto a moving car. Police said the motorist was making a left turn when the window washer fell onto the roof of the car.

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  5. Oral arguments set for same sex divorce caseRead the original story

    Friday | My Mother Lode

    The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 21 from a woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce. In 2013, DeSoto County Chancery Judge Mitchell Lundy Jr. ruled that the Mississippi Constitution and statutes prevented him from granting a divorce to Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon .

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  6. San Francisco beats Notre Dame de Namur 86 46Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | My Mother Lode

    Kruize Pinkins matched his career high of 26 points and had a career-high 13 rebounds, and San Francisco beat Notre Dame de Namur 86-46 on Wednesday night. Tim Derksen and Chris Adams added 11 points each and Mark Tollefsen 10 as 14 different Dons scored in giving coach Rex Walters his 100th win at USF.

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  7. Week brings storms for northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | My Mother Lode

    Steve Anderson of the National Weather Service says up to a half-inch of rain fell by midday Wednesday north of San Francisco. Sonoma County Farm Bureau head Tim Tesconi said heavy showers there were greening cattle pastures and watering vineyards.

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  8. William Hornby, ex Denver Post editor, dies at 91Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | My Mother Lode

    William H. Hornby, a former managing editor, executive editor and vice president at The Denver Post, has died. He was 91. Hornby, who began his four-decade career at the Post as a copy reader, died on Tuesday, the Post reported .

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  9. Calif. crabbers claw to get Dungeness to marketRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | My Mother Lode

    California's commercial Dungeness crab season is off to a roaring start in San Francisco, where boats are backed up at the docks as fishermen are clawing to get their catch to market. KGO-TV reported Tuesday that Pier 45 has seen a bottleneck of boats trying to make deliveries, with some vessels forced to park in the bay and wait to unload.

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  10. California cities consider gas pump warning labelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | My Mother Lode

    Known for its liberal politics, Berkeley has racked up a long line of firsts over the years, from taxing sugary drinks to ditching Styrofoam takeout containers. City officials are now considering another novel plan: putting stickers on gas pumps citywide to warn consumers that burning fuel contributes to global warming.

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  11. Cal Poly out muscles D II San Francisco St. 65 44Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | My Mother Lode

    David Nwaba and Brian Bennett each scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Cal Poly over Division II San Francisco State 65-44 on Tuesday night. San Francisco pulled within eight points, 48-40 with 11:02 to play.

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  12. California cities pursues gas pump warning labelsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | My Mother Lode

    Under a plan that would be a first of its kind in the country, stickers on gas pumps warning that burning fuel contributes to global warming may soon show up at fueling stations in Berkeley and San Francisco. The Berkeley City Council is set to vote Tuesday night to move forward with a plan to put climate-change warning labels on gas pumps citywide.

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  13. Indigeny's Jay Watson with Apple Brandy bottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | My Mother Lode

    Although fully open to the public only since early 2012, Sonora-based Indigeny Reserve already ranks as one of the Mother Lode's top tourist attractions, according to top consumer review sites TripAdvisor and Yelp, and shortly plans to bring even more products to market. The success of Indigeny Reserve has been a homegrown success story in the Mother Lode.

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  14. California man used dead children's IDs for scamRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | My Mother Lode

    A California man who opened financial accounts in the names of dead children for a tax fraud scheme has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison. Seventy-one-year-old Lloyd Taylor was sentenced Monday in San Diego on 19 felony charges, including identity theft and tax evasion.

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  15. 49ers activate NT Dorsey, place Ian Williams on IRRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | My Mother Lode

    The San Francisco 49ers have activated nose tackle Glenn Dorsey following his 21-day evaluation window, putting him in position to play for the first time Sunday against Washington if he's deemed ready. Dorsey tore his left biceps Aug. 1 and required surgery.

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  16. Napolitano defends UC tuition plan to newspaperRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | My Mother Lode

    University of California President Janet Napolitano is sticking by a proposal to raise tuition by up to 5 percent in each of the next five years despite the poor reception the plan has already received from Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins.

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  17. Commercial crab season on in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | My Mother Lode

    Dungeness crab season has kicked off on the coast of Northern California, where commercial fishermen say they expect the pickings to be good. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Saturday was the first day that Dungeness crab could be caught legally south of Mendocino County.

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  18. FibroGen climbs, NeuroDerm skids in market debutsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | My Mother Lode

    Companies got a mixed reception Friday as shares of FibroGen and Virgin America surged while shares of NeuroDerm and Landmark Infrastructure sank. Biotechnology company FibroGen expanded its initial public offering to 8.1 million shares and said the IPO priced at $18 a share, bringing in $145.8 million before expenses and discounts.

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  19. Asiana gets 45 day ban on SF flights over crashRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2013 | My Mother Lode

    South Korean officials said Friday they will ban Asiana Airlines from flying to San Francisco for 45 days as punishment for a deadly crash in July last year. An official from Asiana Airlines said the company will appeal the decision by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport's disciplinary committee, and will consider legal measures if the committee rejects the appeal.

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  20. Man badly injured in San Francisco by fallen treeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities said a man sustained a critical head injury in San Francisco when part of a tree fell on him during a rare rainstorm. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the man was extricated from under the tree in the city's Mission District about 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

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