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  1. Wilhoite filling the injury void at linebackerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    San Francisco opened the season without two All-Pro linebackers in Bowman and Aldon Smith. Wilhoite helped ease those losses with solid play.

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  2. Bay Area looks to expand overnight transit optionsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    The San Francisco Chronicle reports Bay Area Rapid Transit plans to launch a one-year test program, possibly in December, to add overnight bus service from San Francisco to central Contra Costa County on weekends. Regional transportation official are looking for ways to address the shortage of late-night public transportation out of San Francisco.

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  3. Strasburg's playoff debut, 2 years after shutdownRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    About a half-hour before game time on the days Stephen Strasburg starts at home for the Washington Nationals, he emerges from the dugout and walks along the right-field line with pitching coach Steve McCatty, hearing cheers from spectators along the way. Strasburg might tote a plastic water bottle in his back pocket; McCatty usually drapes a white towel over a shoulder.

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  4. Brown says he's likely to sign plastic bag banRead the original story

    Yesterday | My Mother Lode

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways. SB270 is one of the last major bills pending Tuesday, the deadline for the governor to sign or veto the hundreds of bills sent to him during the final weeks of the legislative session.

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  5. Bankruptcy's end more clear than Orr's futureRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2013 | My Mother Lode

    Kevyn Orr's success in shepherding Detroit through its historic bankruptcy will leave him unemployed, at least temporarily, when and if his task in the Motor City is complete. The turnaround expert who helped Chrysler through its 2009 Chapter 11 restructuring says he has given no thought to what he will do once Detroit's bankruptcy trial ends.

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  6. Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant childrenRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | My Mother Lode

    Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don't have lawyers to represent them in immigration court, and advocates are scrambling to train volunteer attorneys to help cope with the massive caseload. With the number of unaccompanied immigrant children more than doubling this past fiscal year, the need for attorneys has surged, and it has been exacerbated by the immigration courts' decision to fast-track children's cases, holding initial hearings within a few weeks instead of months.

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  7. Uber driver charged in hammer attack on passengerRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | My Mother Lode

    A driver for ride-sharing company Uber is accused of striking a passenger in the head with a hammer during a dispute over the route he was taking, the San Francisco District Attorney's office said Friday. Patrick Karajah, 26, picked up three people from a bar around 2 a.m. Tuesday and, while driving the passengers to their destination, he got into an argument with one of the passengers who questioned the route he was taking, according to court documents obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle.

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  8. Father and son drowned on San Francisco beachRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | My Mother Lode

    A father and son have died after being pulled from storm-driven waves off a San Francisco beach, authorities said Friday. The two men from the Central Valley were overcome by pounding waves from the Pacific Ocean while swimming Wednesday afternoon off Ocean Beach, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday .

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  9. ARRAY(0x18ce17e0)Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | My Mother Lode

    The U.S. Olympic Committee received near-unanimous support from the country's sports federations in a poll asking whether they would support a bid for the 2024 Olympics -- another sign that a U.S. city will make a run at hosting the next available Summer Games. In his annual address Friday to the USOC Assembly, CEO Scott Blackmun said 40 of the 47 national governing bodies took part in the poll and all 40 answered positively to the question: "Is it important for the United States to host the Games."

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  10. Golden Gate ferry workers strike over contractRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | My Mother Lode

    TV reports flyers were left on the seats of ferry boats letting people know that the Larkspur, Sausalito and San Francisco terminals will not be operating Friday from 4:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Golden Gate Transit buses will be available. Union leaders announced the walkout Thursday after failing to reach agreement on a new contract with the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District.

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  11. Giants Hall of Famer McCovey still in hospitalRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | My Mother Lode

    While Hall of Famer Willie McCovey remains hospitalized recovering following complications from an infection, he is monitoring every development with the playoff-bound San Francisco Giants. The 76-year-old McCovey, who was hospitalized about two weeks ago in the Bay Area, will have to miss the presentation of an award in his name that will be announced and given to a San Francisco player during a pregame ceremony at AT&T Park on Friday night.

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  12. No Cup decisions 1 year after Oracle's big winRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | My Mother Lode

    One year after one of the biggest comebacks in sports, regatta officials are still sorting out details for the 2017 regatta. They haven't picked a venue, although it'll be either Bermuda or San Diego.

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  13. Golden Gate ferry workers plan to strike FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | My Mother Lode

    Golden Gate Ferry workers say they will strike Friday and shut down commuter service between Marin County and San Francisco. The Marin Independent Journal reports that union leaders announced the walkout at a news conference Thursday after failing to reach agreement on a new contract with the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District.

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  14. Chase, police shooting snarl San Francisco trafficRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | My Mother Lode

    A high-speed car chase ended with a crash and the fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in downtown San Francisco, where morning traffic was snarled while police investigated. The SUV that the suspect was driving crashed around 6 a.m. Thursday at California and Battery streets in the Financial District.

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  15. $225 million Powerball winner in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | My Mother Lode

    The California Lottery says in a tweet that the winner in San Mateo, south of San Francisco, matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing: 7, 14, 21, 24, 41 and 26. The San Jose Mercury News reports the winning ticket was sold at Key Markets on South Norfolk Street.

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  16. Billionaire must open road to beach south of SFRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | My Mother Lode

    A Silicon Valley billionaire has been ordered to reopen his private road to the beach, restoring access for surfers and swimmers to a beloved stretch of shoreline south of San Francisco. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach ruled Wednesday that venture capitalist Vinod Khosla would have to obtain permission from the California Coastal Commission if he wished to close off Martin's Beach, a secluded stretch of coast south of Half-Moon Bay.

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  17. Alcatraz exhibit is tribute to political prisonersRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | My Mother Lode

    China's best-known dissident artist has a new exhibit at the former island prison of Alcatraz that pays tribute to dozens of political prisoners and political exiles around the world. Ai Weiwei is noted for pieces critical of the Chinese government.

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  18. US gas prices fall, extending summer declineRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | My Mother Lode

    A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that falling crude oil prices drove the declines, but the drop was also heavily impacted by a crash in prices of ethanol and the fact that winter-grade gasoline costs less to produce.

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  19. Maine built clipper found on ocean floorRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | My Mother Lode

    A Maine-built clipper ship that sank while transporting cargo from Boston has been discovered off the coast of California. Researchers found the Noonday with the help of a remote-controlled submarine equipped with sonar and video that allowed them to see underwater video footage in real time.

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  20. Appeals judges skeptical of Bonds convictionRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | My Mother Lode

    Skeptical members of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned the soundness of Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction for a rambling response to a grand jury in 2003 and left open the possibility they may throw out the verdict. During oral arguments that lasted just over an hour Thursday, judges asked a federal government lawyer how an evasive answer could be obstructive given that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled it is a prosecutor's duty to pin down a witness who gives an evasive answer.

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