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 2021-10-21 10:00 

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Horoscopes Oct. 21, 2021: Judge Judy Sheindlin, don't mix emotions with financial or professional matters...

Gemini, be intelligent, disciplined and precise....

 2021-10-21 10:00 

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Word Game: Oct. 21, 2021...

TODAY'S WORD — SATIRE (SATIRE: SAT-tire: A literary work attacking human vice or folly with wit or sarcasm.) Average mark 21 words Time limit 35 minutes Can you find 28 or more words in SATIRE? The list will be published tomorrow. YESTERDAY'...

 2021-10-21 10:00 

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Bridge: Oct. 21, 2021...

"My wife's cousin runs a mortuary," Unlucky Louie told me. "He's opening a second location." "Why so?" "He doesn't want to put all his eggs in one casket," Louie said gravely. As declarer, don't rely on a si...

 2021-10-21 09:30 

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Ask Amy: He was cut out of the will, and his greedy siblings won't share...

My husband's father was angry at us because we resisted his control. We would like some of his money, though....

 2021-10-21 09:00 

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Harriette Cole: I can't let my dad run my life like this...

Plus: My friend has all this success but won't throw any my way....

 2021-10-21 08:30 

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Miss Manners: I was hurt when they left me out of the takeout order...

I am picky and parsimonious, but I would have said yes this time....

 2021-10-21 08:00 

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Dear Abby: I found the ring my boyfriend bought! But I hate it....

I didn't even know he was going to propose, and now there's this problem....

 2021-10-21 04:55 

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Whicker: Insults, injuries push Dodgers to end of very thin rope in NLCS...

The short-handed Dodgers have to beat the Braves three consecutive times, for the second consecutive year, to return to the World Series. Is it a bridge too far?...

 2021-10-21 04:34 

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Person fatally shot in East Oakland...

The death is the 114rd this year that Oakland police are investigating as a homicide....

 2021-10-21 00:13 

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Newsom: State will have another 'historic budget surplus'...

The state had such a massive surplus this year in large part because the state slashed money during the first year of the pandemic, anticipating a much deeper recession than materialized....

 2021-10-21 00:04 

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Walnut Creek: Feds arrest man on wire, securities fraud charges...

A federal grand jury has indicted a 59-year-old Walnut Creek man on wire fraud and securities fraud xcharges in connection with alleged efforts to attract potential investors to support child-friendly online services....

 2021-10-20 23:58 

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Bay Area comedy: Here comes Wanda Sykes, Chelsea Handler, Damon Wayans...

SF Bay Area is packed with big comedy shows this weekend: Here's where to see Wanda Sykes, Chelsea Handler, Damon Wayans and more....

 2021-10-20 23:47 

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Rep. Fortenberry pleads not guilty, resigns from committees...

A federal grand jury in California indicted Fortenberry Tuesday with one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making false statements to federal investigators, and he officially resigned from his committee assignments ...

 2021-10-20 23:42 

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Tragic Phish SF show prompts Chase Center safety inspection...

Chase Center to be inspected by San Francisco Department of Building Inspection following complaint that the venue is unsafe....

 2021-10-20 23:13 

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Photographer's Diary: Remembering the 1991 firestorm in the Oakland and Berkeley hills 30 years ago today...

Staff photographer Karl Mondon looks back on what it was like covering California's deadliest wildfire in nearly 60 years, the 1991 Oakland Hills Firestorm which claimed the lives of 25 people, including Mondon's co-worker....

 2021-10-20 22:57 

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Contra Costa County fines In-N-Out for not checking COVID vaccination status...

The company has ignored vaccination checks at its Pleasant Hill location, health officials said....

 2021-10-20 22:51 

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New movies: 'Dune' gets it right this time — and how...

Also worth seeing: 'Maya and the Three,' 'Fever Dream,' pioneering Italian slasher classic 'Bay of Blood.'...

 2021-10-20 22:49 

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Milpitas Public Works code change sparks discussion over tree damage to sewer lines...

After a small suggestion to augment the city's code, councilmembers used the opportunity to raise concerns over city-planted tree damage to residential property sewer lines....

 2021-10-20 22:44 

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Kurtenbach: The 49ers are waiting another week for their future...

Jimmy Garoppolo is going to start against the Colts in Week 7, leaving fans with a mediocre present and a delayed future....

 2021-10-20 22:31 

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FDA approves J&J, Moderna boosters, OKs mixing...

As for mixing and matching, the FDA said it's OK to use any brand for the booster regardless of which vaccination people got first. The interchangeability of the shots is expected to speed the booster campaign, particularly in nursing homes and other ...

 2021-10-20 22:12 

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Home sale prices from San Jose and Peninsula areas, October 17, 2021...

Residential transactions in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties...

 2021-10-20 22:01 

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Sharks' Dahlen shows his time is now: 'You could just tell ... that he was ready'...

Jonathan Dahlen on his journey to the NHL: "I think I made a smart choice for my career."...

 2021-10-20 21:59 

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Murder, other charges filed in Oakland hit-and-run death...

A man has been charged with murder and other crimes in the hit-and-run death of a woman Monday in East Oakland....

 2021-10-20 21:19 

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SF International Arts Fest back with a packed, eclectic schedule...

Through Oct. 24, the event if offering more than 2 dozen live and streaming performances of global dance, music and theater....

 2021-10-20 21:17 

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Trump golf club under investigation over taxes...

The probe adds to several legal challenges facing the former president and his company. In July, the Manhattan district attorney indicted the company and its longtime financial chief with allegedly failing to pay taxes on employee perks, like cars and apa...

 2021-10-20 20:57 

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Man fatally shot in East Oakland is identified...

A man fatally shot in East Oakland Saturday night has been identified by police....

 2021-10-20 20:22 

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Simultaneous armed carjackings, robbery at Oakland car wash...

Two simultaneous carjackings happened Tuesday night at an Oakland car wash and one victim was also robbed of personal items....

 2021-10-20 20:22 

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Protect your pets from Halloween's tricks and treats...

Get your candy bowls ready and prep that pumpkin — Dr. Anthony Fauci says trick-or-treating is a go this year. Thankfully, after last year's decided lack of Halloween festivities, the chief medical advisor to the president has said that trick-or...

 2021-10-20 20:20 

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COVID: Booster shots could soon be recommended for people as young as 40, source says...

Booster protection could soon expand to a much broader population, as a source says the US government likely will soon recommend additional doses to people as young as 40 who received a Moderna or Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine....

 2021-10-20 20:17 

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Gardening: Ten high impact tulips to delight your neighbors...

Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all 10 to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by....

 2021-10-20 20:00 

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Climate change drives Venice flooding, even in off-season...

Venice's defense has been entrusted to the Moses system of moveable underwater barriers, a project costing nearly $7 billion and which, after decades of cost overruns, delays and a bribery scandal, is still officially in the testing phase....

 2021-10-20 19:58 

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Holes-In-One: Aces Carded Around Bay Area Golf Courses...

Ric Bierman: Metropolitan GL, No. 5, 150 yards, 7-iron. Chris Bone: DeLaveaga GC, No. 5, 135 yards, 7-wood. Ralph Castro: Rancho Del Pueblo GC, No. 7, 130 yards, 6-iron. Robert J. Corbolotti: The Olympic Club, Ocean Course, No. 10, 147 yards, 7-iron. Davi...

 2021-10-20 19:55 

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Golf: Local charity events and tournaments...

Hemophilia Golf Tournament: Oct. 25 at Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton. Shotgun start at 10 a.m. $650 per golfer, includes 18-holes (J. Nicklaus designed course), range balls, cart, meals, drinks, and gourmet dinner. Funds raised will support the Hemoph...

 2021-10-20 19:53 

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49ers' Shanahan optimistic Garoppolo will face Colts with Lance still sidelined by knee issue...

The 49ers expect Jimmy Garoppolo but not Trey Lance to play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts....

 2021-10-20 19:51 

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Bay Area TV Sports: What to watch on Thursday-Friday...

Thursday TV/Radio Baseball NLCS: Braves at Dodgers 5 p.m. TBS College football Tulane at SMU 4:30 p.m. ESPN Louisiana at Arkansas State 4:30 p.m. ESPNU Florida Atlantic at Charlotte 4:30 p.m. CBSSN San Jose State at UNLV 8 p.m. CBSSN Golf European Tour: M...

 2021-10-20 19:50 

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GOP blocks voting bill from advancing in the Senate...

Amid the Republican blockade, Democrats on the left have increasingly called on their party's senators to gut the Senate's filibuster rule requiring 60 votes to advance most legislation....

 2021-10-20 19:26 

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Manchin denies report he's planning to leave Democrats...

Manchin has been at odds with many of his fellow Democrats over key aspects of Biden's agenda, from voting rights to climate change. He has insisted that the party must substantially scale back a social spending bill, initially estimated to cost $3.5 ...

 2021-10-20 18:45 

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A 14-year-old driver with four other teens in previously carjacked SUV slams head-on into another SUV in Oakland...

The crash happened in the 3000 block of Park Boulevard, close to 8th Avenue....

 2021-10-20 18:43 

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Laundrie searchers bring cadaver dogs to Florida park...

Gabby Petito's family, unable to get in contact with her, reported her missing 10 days later, launching a national search. Brian Laundrie declined to cooperate with the investigation into her whereabouts, and soon after, he also went missing. His fami...

 2021-10-20 18:26 

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Parkland killer pleads guilty to 2018 school massacre...

The guilty pleas will set the stage for a penalty trial in which 12 jurors will determine whether Cruz, 23, should be sentenced to death or life in prison without parole. Given the case's notoriety, Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer plans to screen thou...

 2021-10-20 18:00 

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Arrest in assault on bus driver at Antioch BART Station...

A man was arrested in an assault Tuesday night of a bus driver at the Antioch BART Station....

 2021-10-20 18:00 

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UK resists new lockdowns, but urges COVID boosters...

Infections remained stubbornly high in the UK after the July reopening and recently have begun to increase — especially among children, who largely remain unvaccinated....

 2021-10-20 17:50 

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As COVID rages in Russia, Putin orders workers to stay home...

The government coronavirus task force reported 1,028 deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest number since the start of the pandemic. That brought Russia's death toll to 226,353, by far the highest in Europe....

 2021-10-20 17:49 

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Sheriff charged with false report against Black newspaper carrier in his Tacoma neighborhood...

He told the dispatcher the man had threatened to kill him, and 40 officers were sent to the scene....

 2021-10-20 17:41 

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Colts' DeForest Buckner wanted to 'meet in the middle' with 49ers...

DeForest Buckner was willing to 'meet in the middle' with the 49ers, but was traded to Indianapolis anyway....

 2021-10-20 17:20 

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Video: Phish addresses SF Chase Center tragedy during first show back...

Trey Anastasio paused for a moment during the show on Tuesday at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon, and addressed the "beloved Phish community" about the tragic turn of events two nights earlier at Chase Center in San Francisco, where one...

 2021-10-20 17:10 

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Pac-12 picks: Don't forget about Oregon State-Utah, which has division implications for both...

The Utes and Beavers aren't generating much attention and have been relegated to the Pac-12 Networks, but both teams control their division fate....

 2021-10-20 17:06 

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Photos: Home sale sets record in Moraga...

The newly built house sells for $4.3 million, which is $400,000 more than the previous record-holder....

 2021-10-20 17:01 

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First Bay Area storm a 'letdown'; forecasters say more powerful ones are coming...

The most powerful storm is expected to arrive Sunday night and carry into Monday....

 2021-10-20 16:50 

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San Jose man assaulted and hospitalized after hit-and-run, family says...

Robert Carbajal was assaulted after a hit-and-run incident and remains hospitalized, his family said. San Jose police said a motive and suspects are unknown....

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