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 2020-10-31 10:00 

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Horoscopes Oct. 31, 2020: Sydney Park, let go of the past...

Leo, do what you do best...

 2020-10-31 09:30 

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Ask Amy: I didn't think they were in love, and then I read their letters...

"It still hurts when I remember how he burned all my mother's letters."...

 2020-10-31 09:00 

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Harriette Cole: I'm afraid my husband is turning our gentle son into a bully...

Plus: I've decided that if our kids won't help out, I'll give their dog away....

 2020-10-31 08:30 

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Miss Manners: I don't want this man hanging out on my porch anymore...

When I object, he acts offended -- but then he shows up again....

 2020-10-31 08:00 

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Dear Abby: She insulted me, and still expects me to give her gifts...

Plus: I don't want to meet the results of my lecherous father's affairs. Is that cold?...

 2020-10-31 03:58 

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East Oakland injury shooting under investigation...

Man struck at least once in the torso by gunfire while sitting in parked vehicle...

 2020-10-31 01:00 

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Before and after: Saying goodbye to the iconic Coca-Cola sign in San Francisco...

After 83 years, iconic Coca-Cola billboard was removed from the San Francisco skyline this week, ending an era in advertising in the city....

 2020-10-31 00:44 

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Tensions rise in Washington state after police kill Black man...

Friends and family identified the dead man as Kevin E. Peterson Jr., 21, and said he was a former high school football player and the proud father of an infant daughter. The shooting happened in Hazel Dell, an unincorporated area of Vancouver, Washington,...

 2020-10-31 00:24 

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COVID-19: Bay Area continues aggressive moves, state poised to double testing...

San Francisco slows re-opening and Santa Clara County goes after San Jose church in latest attempts to control virus spread....

 2020-10-30 23:49 

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Britain eyes new national lockdown as outbreak grows...

The United Kingdom on Friday reported 24,405 new cases of COVID-19 and a further 274 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, according to government data. It has now recorded more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases a day on average over the last week....

 2020-10-30 23:27 

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Trump claims doctors 'get more money' for COVID deaths...

Trump, who recovered from COVID-19 weeks ago, has played down the health crisis for months, telling supporters in recent weeks that the country is "turning the corner" even as cases surge. Biden has warned of a "dark winter" ahead and prom...

 2020-10-30 23:09 

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Stanford's oncology department honors cancer patients, firefighters...

Stanford East Bay's oncology department in Pleasanton paid tribute to both cancer patients and firefighters in a "giving cancer the axe" party on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020....

 2020-10-30 21:56 

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Senior Living: Older COVID patients battle 'brain fog,' weakness and emotional turmoil...

Like other older adults who've become critically ill from the coronavirus, Walters, 65, describes what she calls "brain fog" — difficulty putting thoughts together, problems with concentration, the inability to remember what happened a s...

 2020-10-30 21:51 

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From Comcast to San Jose Sharks, members ditch Silicon Valley's chamber of commerce in droves after racist attack ad...

In a matter of days, SVO CEO Matt Mahood has stepped down, more than a dozen board members have resigned and the organization is under investigation....

 2020-10-30 21:41 

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Study: 1M to 2M tons of US plastic trash go astray every year...

A large but hard to quantify part of the problem involves the 51% of U.S. plastic waste shipped abroad for recycling to countries that routinely mismanage waste, Law said....

 2020-10-30 21:29 

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SF de Young exhibit explores 'Being Human in the Age of AI'...

S.F.'s de Young museum hosts show musing on why high tech and advanced machines unsettle us so much....

 2020-10-30 21:28 

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Rittenhouse can be extradited to face Wisconsin charges...

State-to-state extraditions are typically formalities and judges rarely refuse another state's request to transfer a suspect. Efforts to fight extradition are nearly always in vain but can help attorneys buy time to compile evidence and prepare a defe...

 2020-10-30 21:18 

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Eight-time felon charged in Oakland double killing...

A man with eight felony convictions has been charged in an Oct. 14 Oakland shooting that left two men dead and a third wounded, and also in an Oct. 22 standoff with police where a hostage was taken....

 2020-10-30 21:14 

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Former Giants GM Bobby Evans among candidates for Angels job...

Bobby Evans was among the executives who helped lead the Giants to three World Series championships....

 2020-10-30 21:14 

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Raiders' Trent Brown off COVID-19 list, may face Browns Sunday...

Raiders hopeful Trent Brown will start at right tackle Sunday against Cleveland after coming off the COVID-19 reserve list....

 2020-10-30 21:14 

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Cool Mustang, but what's that hissing sound?...

Wildlife officers were called to a business in Dania Beach, Florida, on Thursday morning to remove a 10-foot long Burmese python from the car's engine compartment, according to a post on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC...

 2020-10-30 20:50 

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Day of the Dead altars brought to life in San Jose...

A free, drive-thru Day of the Dead celebration is taking place Friday and Saturday nights at the Mexican Hertiage Plaza in San Jose....

 2020-10-30 20:32 

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49ers at Seahawks injury report: WR Samuel out; mystery on RB Coleman, more...

The 49ers only ruled out Deebo Samuel and Jeff Wilson for Sunday's game at Seattle with no hint if running back Tevin Coleman will come off injured reserve...

 2020-10-30 20:28 

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Outbreak: As 2nd wave hits, some state leaders balk at action...

"At the end of the day, personal responsibility is the only way. People will either choose or not choose to social distance, or choose to wear a mask or not," said Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, a Republican. "What we can do is to remind them is tha...

 2020-10-30 20:15 

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Santa Clara County: Appeals court pauses concealed-gun permit corruption trial...

Sixth District Court of Appeal wants further examination of defense claim that District Attorney Jeff Rosen's friendship with defendant poses disqualifying conflict....

 2020-10-30 20:14 

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Cuban Americans in Florida make last push for Trump...

Biden is backed by Puerto Rican artists such as Bad Bunny and Luis Fonsi, while younger Cubans follow Trump's social media celebrities, such as YouTube personality Alex Otaola and popular comedian Roberto San Martin....

 2020-10-30 19:58 

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ESPN's all-time World Series rankings might upset Giants fans...

Two of the San Francisco Giants' three recent World Series wins don't crack the top 100 in MLB history....

 2020-10-30 19:39 

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South Bay customers affected by Comcast internet outage...

Comcast spokeswoman Adriana Arvizo said the only customers affected were in San Jose....

 2020-10-30 19:39 

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Are you McReady? The McRib is coming back...

The McRib is an elusive prize for adherents, who scour the internet for reports of its surfacing at limited locations....

 2020-10-30 19:27 

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Coronavirus: Amid uptick, San Francisco pauses some reopening...

San Francisco has progressed through California's reopening tiers faster than any other urban county, and the city's positivity rate is lower than every other major metropolitan area in the country. Yet, two weeks after it entered the least-restri...

 2020-10-30 19:12 

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Texas early voting exceeds total 2016 count...

Texas has the highest share of its registered voters who are either new or infrequent voters of any battleground state, according to an Associated Press analysis of data from the political data firm L2. Roughly half of its voters have either never cast a ...

 2020-10-30 18:58 

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Why vaccine hesitancy is growing during a deadly pandemic...

Even some of science's most ardent fans say they're reluctant to roll up their sleeves and participate in the pandemic's first wave of inoculations, unnerved by reports of speed, politicization and poor communication....

 2020-10-30 18:56 

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Big Sur's Dolan Fire: Shirtless, ranting man admitted arson, witnesses say...

Rangers responding to reports of flames near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park said they encountered the defendant -- shirtless, throwing rocks at vehicles and making bizarre statements....

 2020-10-30 18:54 

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Daylight saving time ends Sunday: Remember to set your clock back one hour...

There's no debate about the immediate benefit of the time shift: an extra hour of sleep when you hit the hay Saturday (or after midnight)....

 2020-10-30 18:51 

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France tightens security after deadly church attack in Nice...

Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said that the country is "at war" with Islamist extremists, and a conservative lawmaker for the Nice region called for a "French-style Guantanamo" to lock up terrorist suspects....

 2020-10-30 18:48 

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Pandemic: Wells Fargo donates to tenant legal efforts...

Wells Fargo has donated $400,000 to Bay Area Legal Aid to help struggling tenants get legal help in evictions....

 2020-10-30 18:41 

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Hotline newsletter: The Pac-12 basketball schedule has hidden flex dates; here's where to find them...

The shell schedule, released Thursday, does not have tipoff times or TV assignments. But it does have several spots available for makeup games in case COVID-19 forces a postponement....

 2020-10-30 18:40 

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A.J. Hinch back in MLB as Tigers' new manager...

A.J. Hinch returns to MLB after serving a one-year suspension for his involvement in the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal....

 2020-10-30 18:29 

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Anti-France protests grow across Mideast...

Hardline Islamic groups across the region have seized on the the French government's staunch secularist stance as an affront to Islam, rallying their supporters and stirring up rage....

 2020-10-30 18:23 

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San Mateo police investigating Friday morning homicide...

San Mateo police have determined the fatal shooting was an isolated attack but released no other information....

 2020-10-30 18:09 

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Deadly earthquake strikes Turkish coast, Greek island...

It was felt across the eastern Greek islands and as far as the Greek capital, Athens, and in Bulgaria. In Turkey, it was also felt across the regions of Aegean and Marmara, including Istanbul. Istanbul's governor said there were no reports of damage i...

 2020-10-30 17:41 

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Lori Loughlin surrenders to Dublin prison, but COVID-19 will keep daughters away...

The disgraced 'Full House' star surrendered to federal prison early to serve out her two-month sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal....

 2020-10-30 17:31 

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A year after its start, trial over Richmond rapper's killing reaches its end; jurors hear four days of closing arguments...

Two alleged Sureno members are accused of gunning down Rene "Lil G" Garcia, and Garcia's friend is charged with setting him up....

 2020-10-30 17:25 

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Watch: California Gov. Gavin Newsom at new large-scale COVID-19 testing lab on state's coronavirus response, Oct. 30...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom helps open new, large-scale COVID-19 testing lab....

 2020-10-30 17:22 

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Real estate boom: $661 million in Silicon Valley property deals in one day...

Investors this week paid a combined total of more than $660 million for buildings in Cupertino, north San Jose, south San Jose, and Sunnyvale....

 2020-10-30 17:19 

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Coronavirus: First known combination COVID-19 and flu case reported in Bay Area...

While the possibility of co-infection of the flu and COVID-19 has been demonstrated in multiple studies, there's little knowledge about how it impacts a patient's health....

 2020-10-30 17:12 

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Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department on health services at the Mexican Consulate during the pandemic, Oct. 30...

Santa Clara County Public Health Department on health services at the Mexican Consulate during the pandemic....

 2020-10-30 17:05 

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How Ellen DeGeneres came to Kim Kardashian's rescue — again — over her birthday bash controversy...

Over the years, Kardashian family friend Ellen DeGeneres has given Kim, Kanye West and Kris Jenner a 'go-to press shop' for defecting scandals and spreading their 'propaganda,'; a report says....

 2020-10-30 17:00 

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Santa Clara County sues San Jose church to stop holding indoor services...

In late August, police officers stationed outside Calvary Chapel San Jose witnessed nearly 250 cars show up for a service, according to a court filing....

 2020-10-30 16:56 

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Headlands Brewing Company opening Lafayette brewery in 2021...

Look for a beer garden, 20-tap floating draught tower, fire pits and food. Here's when....

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