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Court Orders YouTube to Take Down Anti-Muslim Film

February 26, 2014 | 4:05 pm

Court Orders YouTube to Take Down Anti-Muslim Film

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Panel rules in favor of actress whose image was used in film without her consent. Google will appeal.

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Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

February 25, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

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Almost one-third of the 17-member police force in Monterey County town is facing various charges.

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Asiana Airlines Fined for Failing to Assist Passengers’ Families

February 25, 2014 | 11:35 am

Asiana Airlines Fined for Failing to Assist Passengers’ Families

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U.S. transportation officials have penalized Asiana Airlines $500,000 for failing to help family members of passengers.

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Key California Water Project Announces Drastic Cuts as Drought Deepens

February 21, 2014 | 1:39 pm

Key California Water Project Announces Drastic Cuts as Drought Deepens

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Central Valley Project says many farmers will get no water. Cities can expect a 50 percent allotment.

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Squirrels, Gophers on Berkeley’s Waterfront Face Extermination

February 20, 2014 | 8:52 am

Squirrels, Gophers on Berkeley’s Waterfront Face Extermination

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City says it needs to get rid of rodents overrunning bayside park because of water-quality concerns.

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Petaluma Firm’s Massive Beef Recall Affecting Over 1,000 Establishments

February 19, 2014 | 5:30 pm

Petaluma Firm’s Massive Beef Recall Affecting Over 1,000 Establishments

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Federal agency says Rancho Feeding Corp. processed ‘diseased, unsound’ cattle without full inspections.

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After Fed Guidelines, Banks Still Skeptical About Servicing Pot Industry

February 17, 2014 | 3:31 pm

After Fed Guidelines, Banks Still Skeptical About Servicing Pot Industry

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In California, it’s expected many large financial institutions will steer clear of state’s pot industry.

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down State’s Concealed Weapons Restrictions

February 13, 2014 | 2:47 pm

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down State’s Concealed Weapons Restrictions

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Divided panel says California’s rules violated the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

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Behold the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge

February 11, 2014 | 11:50 am

Behold the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge

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Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown and many locals, Bay Bridge span renamed for former mayor.

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Moving New Floodgates to Folsom Dam Will Require I-5 Closures

February 11, 2014 | 8:30 am

Moving New Floodgates to Folsom Dam Will Require I-5 Closures

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Interstate and other roads to be shut down in sections to transport structure from Oregon to California.

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