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Despite Domestic Violence Arrest, 49ers Ray McDonald to Play on Sunday

September 5, 2014 | 6:14 pm

Despite Domestic Violence Arrest, 49ers Ray McDonald to Play on Sunday

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Coach says McDonald will suit up Sunday, drawing criticism that the team only cares about winning.

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Central Americans in Bay Area Stepping Forward to Help Young Arrivals

September 5, 2014 | 8:50 am

Central Americans in Bay Area Stepping Forward to Help Young Arrivals

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Newcomers’ predicament hits close to home for many Latino immigrants, especially in congregations.

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Brown and Kashkari Spar in Heated Gubernatorial Debate [Video]

September 4, 2014 | 6:12 pm

Brown and Kashkari Spar in Heated Gubernatorial Debate [Video]

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Gov. Brown and GOP challenger Neel Kashkari debated tonight for perhaps the only time this campaign.

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Oakland Raiders Agree to Pay $1.25 Million to Raiderettes

September 4, 2014 | 5:06 pm

Oakland Raiders Agree to Pay $1.25 Million to Raiderettes

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The team settles a class action lawsuit by agreeing to pay $1.25 million to 90 cheerleaders.

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West Nile Virus Infections in California at All-Time High (Map of Cases by County)

September 4, 2014 | 11:29 am

West Nile Virus Infections in California at All-Time High (Map of Cases by County)

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West Nile Virus infections in mosquitoes are at their highest recorded level ever in California.

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Stanford Study: Double Mastectomies Don’t Increase Breast Cancer Survival Rate

September 3, 2014 | 7:00 am

Stanford Study: Double Mastectomies Don’t Increase Breast Cancer Survival Rate

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More women choosing bilateral mastectomies, despite little evidence that it improves their survival rate.

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Judge Rules Berkeley Must Change Soda Tax Language

September 2, 2014 | 6:28 pm

Judge Rules Berkeley Must Change Soda Tax Language

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An Alameda County Superior Court judge said “high-calorie, sugary drinks” was not impartial.

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Oakland Shop Focuses on LGBT Community

September 1, 2014 | 1:19 pm

Oakland Shop Focuses on LGBT Community

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A store that has become a hub for the LGBT community and people of color.

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Drought Myth-Busting: Why El Niño Is Never A Good Bet

September 1, 2014 | 8:15 am

Drought Myth-Busting: Why El Niño Is Never A Good Bet

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Despite its reputation, records show only the strongest El Niños produce a super soaking in N. California.

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People Found Ineligible for Obamacare Coverage Must Repay Subsidies

August 31, 2014 | 10:00 am

People Found Ineligible for Obamacare Coverage Must Repay Subsidies

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The rule primarily affects immigrants who have not proved lawful presence or citizenship in California.

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