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Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released After Border Detention

July 15, 2014 | 3:05 pm

Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released After Border Detention

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with Bay Area ties had been stopped at a South Texas airport.

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Video: SpaceX Rocket Launch

July 14, 2014 | 10:30 am

Video: SpaceX Rocket Launch

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Watch the liftoff from Cape Canaveral.

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Jury Finds Dodgers Negligent in Beating of San Francisco Giants Fan

July 9, 2014 | 2:01 pm

Jury Finds Dodgers Negligent in Beating of San Francisco Giants Fan

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The jury found damages of about $18 million; the Dodgers are responsible for only a quarter of the sum.

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Lawsuit: Anthem Blue Cross Committed ‘Fraudulent’ Enrollment Practices

July 9, 2014 | 1:41 pm

Lawsuit: Anthem Blue Cross Committed ‘Fraudulent’ Enrollment Practices

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Company said to have misled enrollees about whether their doctors and hospitals were in its new plans.

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Alameda County Will Try Again to Pass Transportation Tax Increase

July 9, 2014 | 11:06 am

Alameda County Will Try Again to Pass Transportation Tax Increase

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Proposal would double current half-cent sales tax levy and fund $8 billion in transit and road projects.

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San Francisco Bay Area Fourth of July Transit and Parking

July 4, 2014 | 8:33 am

San Francisco Bay Area Fourth of July Transit and Parking

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Most Bay Area transit agencies are on a Sunday schedule.

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over California Fuel Standard

June 30, 2014 | 12:11 pm

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over California Fuel Standard

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Justices turn away appeals from fuel makers who say the law discriminates against out-of-state producers.

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Families React to News That Golden Gate Bridge Will Construct Suicide Barrier

June 27, 2014 | 3:53 pm

Families React to News That Golden Gate Bridge Will Construct Suicide Barrier

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Vote comes 2 years after President Obama signed a law making safety barriers eligible for federal funds.

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Goat Herd Escapes Near Highway 101 Before Capture

June 27, 2014 | 3:46 pm

Goat Herd Escapes Near Highway 101 Before Capture

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About 17 goats wandered the Bayview District Friday morning before their capture.

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Bryan Stow Lawsuit Against L.A. Dodgers Goes to Jury

June 26, 2014 | 2:28 pm

Bryan Stow Lawsuit Against L.A. Dodgers Goes to Jury

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Giants fan who suffered severe brain injuries in beating at Dodger Stadium seeking at least $37 million.

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