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San Francisco Supervisor Announces He’s Taking HIV Preventive Drug

September 17, 2014 | 5:23 pm

San Francisco Supervisor Announces He’s Taking HIV Preventive Drug

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Supervisor Scott Wiener says he started taking Truvada to prevent HIV infection earlier this year.

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Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Battle King Fire

September 17, 2014 | 2:44 pm

Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Battle King Fire

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King Fire, burning close to Lake Tahoe and U.S. 50, has consumed about 18,500 acres so far.

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Berkeley’s Colony of Spotted Hyenas to Close After 30 Years

September 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Berkeley’s Colony of Spotted Hyenas to Close After 30 Years

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A loss of funding has forced researchers to find new homes for the noisy and unusual animals.

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Stanford Psychologist Who Studies Racial Profiling Wins ‘Genius Grant’

September 17, 2014 | 12:50 pm

Stanford Psychologist Who Studies Racial Profiling Wins ‘Genius Grant’

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Stanford’s Jennifer Eberhardt was recognized for her research on racial stereotypes and crime.

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Uber, Lyft Fallout: Taxi Rides Plunge in San Francisco

September 17, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Uber, Lyft Fallout: Taxi Rides Plunge in San Francisco

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The rise of ride-service companies has resulted in a severe decline in cab ridership.

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Give Cyclists 3 Feet, It’s The Law

September 17, 2014 | 10:43 am

Give Cyclists 3 Feet, It’s The Law

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Drivers now face a $35 fine if they don’t give bicyclists adequate clearance while passing.

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Native Americans File Police Brutality Charge After Giants Game Incident

September 16, 2014 | 5:44 pm

Native Americans File Police Brutality Charge After Giants Game Incident

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Pair cite their ejection by S.F. police from a Giants game on Native American Heritage Night in June.

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Drought Becomes Powerful Political Tool for Brown, Lawmakers

September 16, 2014 | 1:48 pm

Drought Becomes Powerful Political Tool for Brown, Lawmakers

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Governor uses drought to push for water deals that otherwise might have been politically unattainable.

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‘Tiny House Movement’ Takes Hold in Sonoma County

September 16, 2014 | 11:19 am

‘Tiny House Movement’ Takes Hold in Sonoma County

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Many in the pricey Bay Area are opting for a simpler lifestyle in a tiny house.

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Covered California Launches 2015 Outreach Campaign

September 16, 2014 | 8:12 am

Covered California Launches 2015 Outreach Campaign

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The state’s health insurance exchange hopes to sign up 500,000 new people in 2015.

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