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DOZENS OF GANG SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN CONTRA COSTA CO RAID

August 10, 2016 4:47 pm

CONTRA COSTA — A joint operation of 12 local and federal law enforcement agencies completed a massive gang bust in eastern and central Contra Costa County last week, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday. In total, 24 suspects believed to be …

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PG & E GUILTY OF OBSTRUCTION IN SAN BRUNO PIPELINE EXPLOSION

August 9, 2016 4:46 pm

A federal jury has reached a guilty verdict in PG&E’s criminal trial, saying the state’s largest utility obstructed the federal probe of the blast and violated a pipeline safety law before and after the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno. Juro…

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DELTA AIRLINES FACES ANOTHER DAY OF DELAYS

August 9, 2016 8:28 am

A day after the airline canceled 1,000 flights, Delta Airlines has canceled another 250 flights from Tuesday’s schedule. And about 200 morning departures are expected to be delayed. Dave Holtz, a senior vice president at the world’s second-largest airline, says Delta is operating in “recovery mode”. Monday’s outage grounded Delta flights for at least six […]

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GIANTS MANAGER BOCHY HOSPITALIZED IN MIAMI

August 8, 2016 4:14 pm

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was hospitalized in Miami Monday after feeling ill, team officials said. Bochy was admitted to the University of Miami Hospital and will be monitored overnight. Giants officials said he is resting comfortably a…

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BAY AREA COLLEGE BASEBALL PLAYER FATALLY SHOT PLAYING POKEMON GO

August 8, 2016 4:09 pm

San Francisco, Ca – A 20-year-old man was shot to death while playing “Pokemon Go” at a tourist attraction along San Francisco’s waterfront, authorities and a family friend said. An unknown assailant shot Calvin Riley on Saturday night at Aquatic Park near Ghiradelli Square, the U.S. Park Police said Sunday. A family friend called it […]

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SOBERANES FIRE 45 PERCENT CONTAINED

August 8, 2016 10:31 am

Firefighters are gaining the upper hand on the Soberanes fire in Monterey County near Big Sur. Cal Fire reports that the fire is now 45 percent contained.

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ANTI-TRUMP REPUBLICANS REPORTEDLY SET TO LAUNCH NEW CANDIDATE

August 8, 2016 10:08 am

There is now yet another presidential hopeful wanting to take a set in the Oval Office. Evan McMullin, an anti-Trump Republican who has served as the chief policy director of the House Republican Conference, announced an independent bid for president Monday. McMullin hopes to gather enough support of GOP voters who are wary of the […]

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STOCKTON MAYOR SAYS HE’S NOT GUILTY OF YOUTH CAMP CHARGES

August 5, 2016 4:18 pm

Stockton, Ca – Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva says he is not guilty of charges he faces in connection with an alleged game of strip poker at a summer camp he runs for youth. Silva faces charges of child endangerment, providing alcohol to minors and secr…

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SALINAS VALLEY HALF MARATHON CANCELED DUE TO FIRE

August 5, 2016 10:23 am

Firefighters battling the Soberanes fire are slowly gaining more control over the fire that has burned more than 51,000 acres. Meanwhile, the Salinas Valley Half Marathon has been canceled due to poor air quality caused by the fire. And authorities sa…

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STOCKTON MAYOR ARRESTED ON CHILD ENDANGERMENT CHARGES

August 4, 2016 4:45 pm

STOCKTON, Ca – Stockton’s Mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Thursday and now faces some serious felony charges. Amador County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Silva on Thursday morning, at a city-run youth camp.

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