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  1. Former Napa doctor indicted on fraud, drug chargesRead the original story

    Yesterday | My Mother Lode

    A family physician in Napa who was forced to surrender his medical license three years ago has been charged with allegedly writing unnecessary prescriptions to a woman who then sought Medicare reimbursement for the cost of the drugs. The U.S. Attorney's Office in San Francisco said Paul D. Woodward was arraigned Tuesday on charges of fraud and drug distribution.

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  2. Amy Adams finds the quiet strength in Margaret KeaneRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | My Mother Lode

    Amy Adams didn't connect with the character of Margaret Keane when she first read the script for "Big Eyes." She cannot remember whether it was right before or right after she'd given birth to her daughter, but for Adams, who was determined to play more confident characters after she got a taste of one in "The Fighter," the story looked to her like victimization.

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  3. ARRAY(0x1b50516c)Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | My Mother Lode

    California's largest power utility released a dozen more emails Monday that it said showed improper back-channel discussions between the utility and top state regulators. The emails date back to 2010 and feature a Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  4. ARRAY(0x1b9e91a0)Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | My Mother Lode

    California's largest power utility released a dozen more emails Monday that it said showed improper back-channel discussions between the utility and top state regulators. The emails date back to 2010 and feature a Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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  5. Man who fell from SF building to leave hospitalRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | My Mother Lode

    A window washer who fell 11 stories from a downtown San Francisco building onto a moving car last month is preparing to leave the hospital for a rehabilitation facility where he hopes to walk again. Pedro Perez, 58, fractured his pelvis, broke an arm, ruptured an artery in his arm, and sustained severe brain trauma when he landed on the Toyota Camry after falling from the top of a bank building in San Francisco's financial district on Nov. 21. The car's driver was not injured.

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  6. Landslide blocking traffic in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say a landslide is blocking commute traffic north of San Francisco and it could be hours before the mass of earth is cleared. The San Francisco Chronicle reports two southbound lanes of Highway 101 south of Rodeo Avenue in Sausalito will be blocked until at least 10 a.m. Monday.

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  7. Hearing set for California Supreme Court nomineeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | My Mother Lode

    California Gov. Jerry Brown's third nominee to the state Supreme Court this term is expected to be confirmed at a hearing in San Francisco on Monday despite criticism that she lacks judicial experience and familiarity with state law. Leondra Kruger, 38, is a Yale University law school graduate who by all accounts is a rising star in the legal profession.

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  8. Tent city sprouts in shadow of downtown DetroitRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | My Mother Lode

    Bankruptcy behind it, Detroit's atmosphere swirls with the promise of better days. Charles Floyd Jones can only hope that the city's good fortune trickles down to him and the 10 other residents of a tent city that's sprouted in the shadow of a resurgent downtown where rental occupancy is close to full and restaurants and shops are doing brisk business.

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  9. Design of Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier OK'dRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | My Mother Lode

    The Golden Gate Bridge is closer to having a long-debated, $76 million suicide barrier installed to stop dozens of people each year from jumping to their deaths from the San Francisco icon. The Golden Gate Bridge board of directors approved a design for the barrier Friday, the San Jose Mercury News reported .

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  10. New Giants 3B McGehee eager to play back homeRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | My Mother Lode

    Casey McGehee knows how much Pablo Sandoval meant to the Giants and the city of San Francisco. Even living across the country in Miami, he understood the affinity for the Kung Fu Panda in his native Bay Area.

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  11. San Francisco deputy charged with assault, perjuryRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say a San Francisco sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a hospital patient in an emergency room and then lying in a police report to say the man attacked him. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said Friday San Francisco County Deputy Michael R. Lewelling was charged with four felonies, including perjury and filing a false police report, and misdemeanor battery for the Nov. 3 incident.

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  12. Hellmann's maker Unilever drops suit over 'Just Mayo'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | My Mother Lode

    Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company's product amounted to false advertising. The consumer-products giant, whose U.S. arm is based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, had said that "Just Mayo" has no eggs and therefore doesn't meet the definition of mayonnaise.

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  13. Sides 'far apart' in West Coast port negotiationsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | My Mother Lode

    While West Coast seaports struggle to keep up with billions of dollars of cargo, dockworkers and their employers apparently aren't close to a new contract nearly six months after their old deal expired. Longshoremen have continued to work without a contract at 29 ports from San Diego to Seattle that are a vital trade link with Asia, though their employers say workers have deliberately slowed their pace over the past few months.

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  14. Drunk man in California shot by homeowner after break inRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | My Mother Lode

    Police say an intoxicated man was shot by the homeowner after breaking into a house he thought was his own. The Oakland Tribune reports the man, later identified as 24-year-old True Hatch was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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  15. A fresh setback for efforts to cure HIV infectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | My Mother Lode

    Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as "the Berlin patient" have failed, and all six patients died.

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  16. USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecidedRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | My Mother Lode

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games. After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday -- Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington -- USOC board members voted to join the race, but not until they have a chance to mull over the candidates during the holidays.

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  17. San Francisco to vote on $3M settlementRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | My Mother Lode

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to pay almost $3 million to settle a claim filed by the family of a woman found dead in a hospital stairwell 17 days after she disappeared from her hospital room last year. Lynne Spalding's body was found by a building engineer checking the locked stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital.

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  18. City asks California utility to release emailsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | My Mother Lode

    A Northern California city is asking the state to force Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to release tens of thousands of emails between the state's largest utility and state regulators.

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  19. Waterlogged Northern California gets more rainRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | My Mother Lode

    A new storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged parts of Northern California, causing minor road flooding, scattered power outages and airport delays. The rain was coming down hard in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday morning, making for a treacherous commute.

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  20. 45 arrested during police protests in SF Bay AreaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | My Mother Lode

    The arrests came toward the end of a day when thousands of protesters took to the streets of San Francisco and Oakland on Saturday to join in a national demonstration against the killings of unarmed black men by police.

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