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Spalding family angered by ´incomplete´ medical report

December 13, 2013 10:22 pm

In the wake of the San Francisco medical examiner’s newly released report Friday, a furious spokesman for the family of Lynne Spalding on Friday dismissed the autopsy as incomplete and said the real cause of death was “negligence and malfeasance.” Spalding, a 57-year-old British woman, was found dead in an outdoor stairwell at San Francisco […]

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SAN FRANCISCO: Spalding family angered by medical examiner report on woman´s death

December 13, 2013 10:18 pm

In the wake of the San Francisco medical examiner’s newly released report Friday, a furious spokesman for the family of Lynne Spalding on Friday dismissed the autopsy as incomplete and said the real cause of death was "negligence and malfeasance."

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December 13, 2013 10:18 pm

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Law enforcement ramps up holiday DUI checkpoints

December 13, 2013 10:15 pm

With the Bay Area is buzzing with holiday parties, CHP and police on Friday were ramping up their plans for holiday DUI enforcement into the new year. On Friday night, at least a half dozen law enforcement agencies staged sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols in cities across the region, from Petaluma to Brentwood and San […]

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String of ´Spare the Air´ days continue in Bay Area

December 13, 2013 10:13 pm

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District called another Spare the Air day Saturday, making for a record-breaking seven Spare the Air days in a row. That means no wood burning fireplaces can be used, unless the fireplace is the only source of heat. It’s making some homeowners weary. “I was so ready to cozy […]

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String of ´Spare the Air´ days continues in Bay Area

December 13, 2013 10:13 pm

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District called another Spare the Air day Saturday, making for a record-breaking seven Spare the Air days in a row. That means no wood burning fireplaces can be used, unless the fireplace is the only source of heat. It’s making some homeowners weary. “I was so ready to cozy […]

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SF officials gather to mark anniversary of Newtown shootings

December 13, 2013 10:08 pm

One day before the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings in Newtown, Conn., San Francisco elected officials gathered Friday with community groups on the steps of City Hall to mourn the victims of gun violence. The event, sponsored by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and other community groups, commemorated the victims of […]

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Deputy killed man after being hit with 5.5-inch metal spike

December 13, 2013 9:58 pm

A sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a Sunnyvale man Tuesday after the man hit the deputy with a 5.5-inch metal spike, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Deputy Aldo Groba, a 14-year veteran with the sheriff’s office, fired the shot that fatally wounded 43-year-old Brandon Marshall during the altercation in Saratoga, sheriff’s Sgt. […]

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Three men indicted for selling crack near Oakland high school

December 13, 2013 9:52 pm

Three people were indicted by a federal grand jury this week for allegedly selling crack cocaine near McClymonds High School in West Oakland, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday. Prosecutors identified the suspects as Alton Lerand Hirsch, Charles Edward Moss Jr. and Nolan Ronald Jones. Oakland police and the FBI targeted the corner of Mead […]

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SFPD burglary investigation leads to discovery of weapons cache in Vallejo

December 13, 2013 9:45 pm

San Francisco police seized a cache of weapons and ammunition in Vallejo after a burglary investigation led them to a home there, officials said Friday. Police said they recovered multiple firearms, ammunition, large capacity magazines and body armor after serving a search warrant in the 600 block of Caroline Street in Vallejo. The weapons included […]

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