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August 1, 2012 | 1:10 pm

Local Olympian Alert: Berkeley Swimmers Take Gold, San Jose Underdog Lags

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3:50 p.m. Cal is keeping a running total of medals won by athletes who attended the school, and so is Stanford. As of right now, Cal is up 5 to 1. 3:15 p.m. Stanford alum in U.S. win over China in women’s volleyball The U.S. beat China in women’s volleyball as it attempts to win […]

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July 31, 2012 | 8:49 am

A.M. Splash: U.S. Monitor Blasts Oakland Police; Feds Close SF Pot Clinics; Woody Allen Films in Marin; 49er Stadium Beams Rise in Santa Clara

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Oakland police stung by new criticism (Oakland Tribune) With Oakland’s control of its own police department potentially hanging in the balance, the federal monitor overseeing the force questioned its willingness to reform itself and raised concerns over photos posted at police headquarters of a federal judge and elected official doctored “in a manner … found […]

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July 30, 2012 | 9:01 am

San Jose Woman Wins Olympic Judo Bronze

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Marti Malloy, who perfected her judo skills at San Jose State University, won an Olympic bronze medal in the sport on Monday. Malloy beat Portuguese fighter Telma Monteiro who had bested Malloy in their two last meetings. She later fell to Romania’s Corina Caprioriu, then came back to overcome Italy’s Giulia Quintavalle in the bronze […]

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July 26, 2012 | 8:32 am

Pingpong, Boxing,Track and More: Californians Are Everywhere in This Olympics

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When the summer Olympics kick off Friday in London, Californians won’t have to look hard to find athletes from their state. In advance of the games, KPCC’s Adolfo Guzman-Lopez visited a track at College of the Canyons in Valencia that’s a haven for Olympians. On the same track, he found the past, present, and future […]

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