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San Francisco is Second-Densest City in America, Report Shows

April 4, 2014 | 2:37 pm

San Francisco is Second-Densest City in America, Report Shows

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New York is still No. 1, but San Francisco is right behind, according to Smart Growth America.

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News Pix: Lightning Strikes Berkeley, Gay Cowboys, and the Aftermath of the Rim Fire

April 4, 2014 | 2:02 pm

News Pix: Lightning Strikes Berkeley, Gay Cowboys, and the Aftermath of the Rim Fire

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Fires and lightning caused havoc statewide, and hundreds of cowboys turned out for a gay rodeo.

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East Palo Alto City Council Passes New Tenant Protections

April 4, 2014 | 8:00 am

East Palo Alto City Council Passes New Tenant Protections

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The law would protect against landlord harassment and relocation benefits for displaced tenants.

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VA Pays $200 Million For 1,000 Wrongful Deaths

April 3, 2014 | 6:00 am

VA Pays $200 Million For 1,000 Wrongful Deaths

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In the decade after 9/11, the VA made wrongful death payments for nearly 1,000 U.S. vets, including 59 in California.

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Leland Yee Changes Lawyers; Keith Jackson’s Attorney Mounts Defense

April 2, 2014 | 10:00 am

Leland Yee Changes Lawyers; Keith Jackson’s Attorney Mounts Defense

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More on the corruption case against a state senator and a former school board president.

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Why Some Don’t Pay Their Covered California Premium: It’s Not What You Think

April 2, 2014 | 9:42 am

Why Some Don’t Pay Their Covered California Premium: It’s Not What You Think

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Twenty percent of Covered California enrollees are estimated to move to job-based insurance over the year. …read more

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San Francisco Supervisors Deny Appeal of Google Bus Law

April 2, 2014 | 9:20 am

San Francisco Supervisors Deny Appeal of Google Bus Law

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Opponents of tech shuttles had fought city plan to charge the buses $1 per stop per day.

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Chinese-American Political Power Comes of Age in Affirmative Action Fight

April 1, 2014 | 3:21 pm

Chinese-American Political Power Comes of Age in Affirmative Action Fight

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In killing bill by California Democrats this year, they are demonstrating a growing political power.

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Covered California Extends Deadline — With Caveats

April 1, 2014 | 8:03 am

Covered California Extends Deadline — With Caveats

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If you haven’t been able to get onto the site, you now have until 4/15, but you must apply in person. …read more

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Anza-Borrego, a Park Dealing With a Drought on Top of a Drought

March 28, 2014 | 5:17 pm

Anza-Borrego, a Park Dealing With a Drought on Top of a Drought

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Dry years stifle a key tourist attraction, creating challenge for supporters of state’s largest park.

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