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Relatives Remember Jonestown, 35 Years After the Killings

November 18, 2013 | 12:41 pm

Relatives Remember Jonestown, 35 Years After the Killings

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Minister who lost 27 relatives in mass killing talks about a wound that will not heal.

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Bay Bridge Demolition Delayed — Long Live the Demolition

November 6, 2013 | 11:15 am

Bay Bridge Demolition Delayed — Long Live the Demolition

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As we wait for the eastern span to come down, we ponder notable demolitions of recent and distant past.

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Survey Says: Californians Open, Unneurotic

November 4, 2013 | 12:08 pm

Survey Says: Californians Open, Unneurotic

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A 13-year, 1.6 million person survey breaks down the U.S. into three regions in terms of temperament.

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Eiji Toyoda, Toyota Chief and Industrial Pioneer, Dies at 100

September 17, 2013 | 1:52 pm

Eiji Toyoda, Toyota Chief and Industrial Pioneer, Dies at 100

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Joined family’s loom business in 1930s, transformed it to global automotive power.

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Bay Bridge? Willie Brown Bridge? Fight Over Span’s Name Erupts

September 13, 2013 | 10:19 am

Bay Bridge? Willie Brown Bridge? Fight Over Span’s Name Erupts

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Lawsuit follows Legislature’s vote to rename Bay Bridge after former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.

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New Bay Bridge Troll Unveiled

September 3, 2013 | 8:48 am

New Bay Bridge Troll Unveiled

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Should you have any doubt whatsoever as to the safety of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span, have no fear.

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Stockton’s Little Manila: the Heart of Filipino California

September 2, 2013 | 5:00 am

Stockton’s Little Manila: the Heart of Filipino California

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In the 1920s and 30s, downtown Stockton was home to “Little Manila,” the heart of Filipino America.

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News Pix: Fire Crews Clean Up After Rim Fire, Bay Bridge Closes and Berkeley Mourns Family Camp

August 30, 2013 | 12:30 pm

News Pix: Fire Crews Clean Up After Rim Fire, Bay Bridge Closes and Berkeley Mourns Family Camp

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The best photos from the week’s news events and happenings.

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Once a Mighty Bay Bridge Span, Soon Just a Nifty T-Shirt

August 28, 2013 | 10:58 am

Once a Mighty Bay Bridge Span, Soon Just a Nifty T-Shirt

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Are you ready, Bay Area? Ye Olde East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is about to be retired. “Rest in pieces!” said KPIX reporter Elizabeth Cook in a recent report. Whatever you think of the new span — its design, how much it cost to build, the contentious politics that delayed construction — […]

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Rim Fire Update: Blaze Continues to Roar, Crosses Into Yosemite National Park

August 23, 2013 | 10:55 pm

Rim Fire Update: Blaze Continues to Roar, Crosses Into Yosemite National Park

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Latest post: Blaze Slows But Remains Extremely Dangerous Details, as of 10:30 p.m. PDT Friday: The fire that’s been burning all week just west of Yosemite took another giant leap in size Friday, with U.S. Forest Service and CalFire reporting the blaze, named the Rim Fire, has now covered more than 125,000 acres (more below on […]

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