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Protests, Interfaith Gatherings in Bay Area Over Gaza

July 21, 2014 | 9:07 am

Protests, Interfaith Gatherings in Bay Area Over Gaza

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In S.F., demonstrators marched, while in South Bay a Muslim group looked for a dialogue during Ramadan.

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California Removes Outdated Mental Health Terms From Laws

July 18, 2014 | 2:57 pm

California Removes Outdated Mental Health Terms From Laws

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Terms like insane and mentally defective are retired.

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Oakland A’s Future Uncertain After City Council Revises Deal

July 17, 2014 | 9:24 am

Oakland A’s Future Uncertain After City Council Revises Deal

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Council votes to make changes to proposed deal to keep A’s at Coliseum for the next 10 years.

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House Approves Marijuana-Related Banking

July 16, 2014 | 4:23 pm

House Approves Marijuana-Related Banking

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Banks can now follow official guidelines on how to report on their dealings with marijuana-related businesses.

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SFMTA Approves Higher Fees For Google, Tech Buses

July 15, 2014 | 5:15 pm

SFMTA Approves Higher Fees For Google, Tech Buses

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The agency is proposing to charge transportation service providers using the Muni network $3.55 per shuttle stop.

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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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