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 2022-08-15 18:27 

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How California could force Tesla to drop the name 'full self-driving'...

"Full self-driving," the controversially named driver-assist feature from Tesla, may have finally met its match....

 2022-08-15 18:18 

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San Francisco homicide: Two shot in Bayview...

Police said the suspect is related to the victims....

 2022-08-15 18:06 

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Deadline looms for states to cut Colorado River water use...

Climate change has transformed the river's hydrology, providing less snowmelt and causing hotter temperatures and more evaporation. As the river yielded less water, the states agreed to cuts tied to the levels of reservoirs that store its water....

 2022-08-15 18:00 

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Kurtenbach: New season, same injury luck — why can't the Niners stay healthy?...

Who can the 49ers call to remove this curse?...

 2022-08-15 17:58 

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Brother of ex-NFL star Aqib Talib turns himself in on murder warrant as police identify shooting victim...

The older brother of former NFL star Aqib Talib turned himself in on Monday after being named the suspect in a Dallas- area fatal shooting over the weekend, police said. Yaqub Salik Talib, 39, turned himself in to the Dallas County Jail after a first-degr...

 2022-08-15 17:26 

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ASK IRA: Could Heat, Riley see crimson with NBA's clover?...

A: To those late to the program, among the ways the NBA plans to honor the life of the late Bill Russell this season, is, according to the league," every NBA court will display a clover-shaped logo with the No. 6 on the sideline near the scorer' s...

 2022-08-15 17:25 

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Judge: GOP Sen. Graham must testify in Georgia election probe...

U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May wrote in an order Monday that immunities related to his role as a senator do not protect him from having to testify. Graham's subpoena instructs him to appear before the special grand jury on Aug. 23, but his offic...

 2022-08-15 17:23 

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Udonis Haslem remains noncommittal regarding 20th season with Heat, 'Thinking about it'...

Udonis Haslem discussed grants Monday at Nova Southeastern University. Although the intent to return for a 20th season with the Miami Heat had appeared evident, based on the team' s approach with its roster this offseason, the veteran power forward co...

 2022-08-15 17:22 

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DL Hall's development is a delicate balance. For the contending Orioles, it's just the beginning. | ANALYSIS...

It was a short-lived debut for Orioles left-hander DL Hall, who was pulled after 3 2/ 3 innings and learned he was headed back to Triple-A Norfolk. Right-hander Grayson Rodriguez, watching Hall pitch between his own rehabilitation work in Florida, is a le...

 2022-08-15 17:19 

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John Angelos: My brother has gone 'nuclear' with his lawsuit over control of Orioles and other assets of our father...

John P. Angelos, the chairman and CEO of the Orioles, is decrying that his brother took what he calls" the nuclear option" of filing suit over a dispute in how to handle their father' s assets. In several filings Wednesday in Baltimore County ...

 2022-08-15 17:13 

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Brittney Griner appeals 9-year Russian prison sentence...

Before her conviction, the U.S. State Department declared Griner to be "wrongfully detained" — a charge that Russia has sharply rejected....

 2022-08-15 17:09 

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California cows are leaving the state and that won't help global warming...

California's dairies are nearly halfway to an ambitious 2030 goal for methane reduction. But that's in part thanks to cows, and their methane, "leaking" into other states....

 2022-08-15 17:01 

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Sweltering temperatures to bake Bay Area, Northern California this week...

Excessive heat watch issued for much of Northern California, including eastern portions of the Bay Area...

 2022-08-15 16:41 

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Safety Jimmie Ward's injury puts status in doubt for 49ers' opener...

Free safety Jimmie Ward's availability for the 49ers' season opener is suddenly in jeopardy because of a hamstring injury....

 2022-08-15 16:30 

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Residential treatment center offers support for teens with eating disorders...

The center can house six teens for round-the-clock care....

 2022-08-15 16:20 

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Last month, the U.S. set a record for hottest nights...

NOAA also released its global temperature data for July, showing it was the sixth hottest month on record....

 2022-08-15 16:19 

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Nolan Lazor has experienced the challenges and opportunities of an NFL coach's son. Now he's ready to be Vernon Hills' starting quarterback....

The August sun shines down from a clear blue sky as Vernon Hills quarterback Nolan Lazor plays catch with his teammates on the second day of preseason practice. He is the son of longtime NFL coach Bill Lazor, who was the offensive coordinator of the Chica...

 2022-08-15 16:12 

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Jeff Beck supports Johnny Depp collaboration with San Jose concert...

Get tickets to see Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jeff Beck as he brings his concert tour in support of "18" to the San Jose Civic....

 2022-08-15 16:00 

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Pitmaster Kevin Bludso explains how he learned to barbecue growing up in Compton...

The new cookbook by LA's celebrity chef and pitmaster Kevin Bludso isn't just a collection of 90 recipes, it's a compelling memoir about growing up in Compton and learning to barbecue as a child with his Texas auntie....

 2022-08-15 16:00 

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California mountain adventures: Mammoth Lakes summer vacation frolic...

Heading for the Eastern Sierra this summer or fall? Mammoth Lakes vacation frolics include kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and tasty adventures, too....

 2022-08-15 16:00 

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Bludso's BBQ recipes: Mom's Blackberry Cobbler...

This recipe from legendary pitmaster Kevin Bludso was inspired by summer's blackberry harvest....

 2022-08-15 15:55 

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Bludso's BBQ recipes: Down-Home Mac & Cheese...

This decadent, Southern-style mac and cheese recipe hails from legendary pitmaster Kevin Bludso's new cookbook....

 2022-08-15 15:55 

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National Parks: Top 10 extraordinary hotels and lodges...

From Yosemite's Ahwahnee to a brand new wilderness retreat at Zion, here are 10 jaw-dropping hotels and lodges in (or near) national parks....

 2022-08-15 15:45 

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Travel Troubleshooter: American Queen changes COVID protocols; can I get a refund?...

After American Queen changes its COVID protocols, Patricia Voorhees Furlong and her husband want to skip their river cruise. Is that allowed? Or, will they lose out on $7,858?...

 2022-08-15 15:36 

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Giancarlo Stanton is getting closer to return to Yankee lineup, but still not imminent...

BOSTON--- The Yankees are optimistic they will see Giancarlo Stanton on the field Monday. Since Stanton went on the injured list, July 24, the Yankees have gone 7-11. Their offense, which is still second in the majors in OPS and runs scored, has been inco...

 2022-08-15 15:12 

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Astros' Bregman delivers on Uvalde HR request vs. A's...

The Astros chartered 10 buses to bring 500 family members and friends of the victims of the May 24 mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school to the team's 6-3 win over the A's Sunday in Houston....

 2022-08-15 15:10 

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Map: Six Rivers fire moves into California's No. 2 spot...

The overnight growth pushed Six Rivers past last month's Oak Fire, west of Yosemite....

 2022-08-15 14:45 

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Hayward man who was arrested on suspicion of burning man to death, then released, now charged with raping woman...

The suspect allegedly asked witnesses if they wanted to see a dead body, then led them to the victim's burnt remains....

 2022-08-15 14:30 

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Fall 2022 high school football preview: MVAL/WACC Foothill Division...

Top players & predicted order of finish in a division that includes James Logan, San Leandro, Bishop O'Dowd, others....

 2022-08-15 14:24 

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California housing permits at 2nd-highest level since 2007...

California ranked No. 3 in the nation with 61,842 permits....

 2022-08-15 14:15 

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Fall 2022 high school football preview: MVAL/WACC Mission Division...

Top players & predicted order of finish in a division that includes Hayward, Irvington, and others...

 2022-08-15 14:10 

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7 million people are under flood watches while 7 million face extreme heat alerts...

That's as excessive heat watches are in place for 7 million people in California's Central Valley, including Redding, Sacramento, Fresno and Bakersfield, where the thermometer will reach triple digits from Tuesday through at least Thursday....

 2022-08-15 14:01 

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One dead, one missing after jump from 'Jaws' bridge...

Jumping off the bridge is illegal, but kids on the island have done so for decades....

 2022-08-15 14:00 

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Fall 2022 high school football preview: MVAL/WACC Shoreline Division...

Top players & predicted order of finish in a division that includes Kennedy-Fremont, Newark Memorial, others....

 2022-08-15 14:00 

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Actress Anne Heche dies of crash injuries after life support removed...

nne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash. She was 53....

 2022-08-15 13:37 

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4 things to watch in the Chicago White Sox-Houston Astros series — including 2 Cy Young contenders going head-to-head...

The four-game series that begins Monday between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros has many intriguing storylines, including Tuesday' s matchup of the top two American League Cy Young Award contenders in Justin Verlander and Dylan Cease. The def...

 2022-08-15 13:30 

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What takes years and costs $20,000? A San Francisco trash can...

That costly, boxy bin is among six trash cans hitting San Francisco's streets this summer in the city's long saga in search of the perfect can....

 2022-08-15 13:30 

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TasteFood: A quick pickle fix for anyone in a time crunch...

Use this sugar and vinegar brine quick-pickle recipe for a fast and easy summer snack....

 2022-08-15 13:30 

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Dogs in grocery stores, restaurants have Palo Alto woman peeved...

State and federal laws prohibit any animal in places that sell or serve food, but that doesn't stop some people for bringing their pets....

 2022-08-15 13:05 

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Santa Clara County Health Officer to be deposed next week in COVID-related legal battle...

Though the deposition may be a standard legal step in any civil case, the moment is notable in that it will question the decision making of an official who played a key role in leading the country's first set of lockdowns...

 2022-08-15 13:04 

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Yosemite fire ecologist who urged prescribed burns has died...

Jan van Wagtendonk, a longtime federal scientist at Yosemite National Park who is credited with advocating use of prescribed fire in managing forests, died last month, the park and the U.S. Geological Survey said....

 2022-08-15 13:01 

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California deputy suspected of sexually assaulting 2 female inmates...

The deputy is suspected of establishing an inappropriate relationship with two female inmates starting in May....

 2022-08-15 13:00 

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California high schoolers perkier with later school start?...

California's first-in-the-nation statewide law mandating later school start times officially kicked in this summer but most districts have already begun moving the first class bell later....

 2022-08-15 12:45 

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James Wiseman's long, 'emotional' injury rehab journey — and where he goes from here...

LAS VEGAS James Wiseman, after just two NBA seasons, is in several exclusive basketball clubs. He's one of only five players the Warriors have ever drafted with a top-two overall pick, and he's now an NBA champion at just 21 years old. But he'...

 2022-08-15 12:05 

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Body of Oakland man recovered near Sandy Beach in Rio Vista...

The body of an Oakland man who drowned Wednesday at Sandy Beach in Rio Vista was recovered Sunday morning....

 2022-08-15 12:01 

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Bay Area gasoline price average falls to $5.36 a gallon...

Nationwide, the average price plummeted 45 cents over the past three weeks to $4.10 per gallon....

 2022-08-15 11:57 

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Work continues on Highway 17 animal undercrossing...

The 90-foot underpass will stretch beneath all four lanes of north and southbound traffic, providing space for animals to move across the rich mountain habitat while avoiding treacherous and often deadly highway crossings. "We recognized that this is ...

 2022-08-15 11:48 

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Parts of California could become a 'vast inland sea' due to megafloods, study shows...

Many Californians fear the "Big One," but it might not be what you think....

 2022-08-15 11:37 

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Column: 4 things to watch in the Chicago White Sox-Houston Astros 4-game series — a rematch of last year's playoffs...

The four-game series that begins Monday between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros has many intriguing storylines, including Tuesday' s matchup of the top two American League Cy Young Award contenders in Justin Verlander and Dylan Cease. The def...

 2022-08-15 11:22 

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Ravens rookie OT Daniel Faalele, who spent the summer at the team facility, is coming along by 'leaps and bounds'...

Ravens rookie offensive tackle Daniel Faalele knew the NFL was going to be harder than the college. To better handle the grueling summer practices, Faaelele spent the six-week break between mandatory minicamp and training camp at the team' s facility ...

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