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Bay Bridge Report: Caltrans Worked to Keep Construction Flaws Quiet

August 1, 2014 | 8:20 am

Bay Bridge Report: Caltrans Worked to Keep Construction Flaws Quiet

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Probe alleges officials tried to hide errors. Agency says report is flawed and changes have been made.

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San Mateo County Spraying Pesticide to Head Off West Nile Virus

July 31, 2014 | 8:45 am

San Mateo County Spraying Pesticide to Head Off West Nile Virus

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Disease-bearing mosquitoes discovered in the past week, plus 5 dead birds in the area, prompt the move.

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Alameda Co. Supervisors Vote to Extend A’s Coliseum Deal 10 Years

July 29, 2014 | 1:52 pm

Alameda Co. Supervisors Vote to Extend A’s Coliseum Deal 10 Years

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This represents the next-to-last step in keeping the team in Oakland for the next decade.

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Outrage Over ‘Cozy’ Correspondence Between CPUC, PG&E

July 29, 2014 | 10:26 am

Outrage Over ‘Cozy’ Correspondence Between CPUC, PG&E

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San Bruno officials want commission president fired after learning of email exchanges with company.

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California’s Wandering Wolf Now Has Pups in Oregon

July 25, 2014 | 1:23 pm

California’s Wandering Wolf Now Has Pups in Oregon

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New photos show the peripatetic lobo, known to humans as OR-7, has at least three pups. Read more …

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Enrollment For Faster Security Screening Opens at SFO

July 23, 2014 | 9:03 am

Enrollment For Faster Security Screening Opens at SFO

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Travelers who want to move more quickly through airport security can now enroll in TSA Precheck.

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World Temperature Hits Record High in June

July 21, 2014 | 12:35 pm

World Temperature Hits Record High in June

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Last month’s average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, beating the previous record set in 2010.

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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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