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WALNUT CREEK: Retailers complain that holiday shopping down this year

December 17, 2013 11:34 pm

The Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek is popular with holiday shoppers. But many people were telling KTVU on Tuesday night that there haven't been the long lines and large crowds of the past there and at other shopping centers.

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SAN FRANCISCO: SFPD non-profit raising money for defibrillators

December 17, 2013 11:33 pm

An unusual donation drive was going on in San Francisco Tuesday — a non-profit connected to the SFPD is raising money for a new program that aims to equip every police car in the city with the life-saving medical device. .

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Jana-SFPD DEFIBS

December 17, 2013 11:33 pm

Jana-SFPD DEFIBS

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Workers find headless birds believed to be sacrificed

December 17, 2013 11:25 pm

Workmen Tuesday morning found the bodies of two headless birds in broad daylight just across the road from San Francisco’s Lake Merced. The two decapitated Chukar partridges were bundled with plants and candles in red and black sheets marked with symbols. “This is a frontage road and it’s used by workmen to work on the […]

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Syria Chemical Weapon ´Removal Delay´

December 17, 2013 11:05 pm

All of the key elements are in place to remove Syria's most dangerous chemical stockpiles, but the process of getting them out of the country may be delayed beyond the original 31 December deadline.

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Warriors whip Pelicans 104-93 in Iguodala´s return

December 17, 2013 11:03 pm

Maybe it was Andre Iguodala’s presence in the starting lineup. Maybe it was coach Mark Jackson publicly challenging his players. Or maybe it was simply facing an undermanned opponent at home. Whatever the reason, the Golden State Warriors finally started to look like the team that started off so strong this season. Stephen Curry had […]

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SF house being enlarged collapses onto road below

December 17, 2013 10:57 pm

Construction crews were busy shoring up a house in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood Tuesday evening, to prevent it from slipping any farther after it collapsed onto the street below the night before. The small, two-story house began to fall at about 10:30 p.m. Monday night from Crown Terrace toward Greystone Terrace. No one was […]

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Hands-On Training to Help Aging Animals

December 17, 2013 10:55 pm

A marine facility in the Florida Keys is offering college students a unique opportunity to help aging animals. The 36-week program is the only one in the U.S. that teaches hands-on training and care of marine mammals. (Dec. 18)

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´Superbikes´ the Bicycle of the Future?

December 17, 2013 10:55 pm

A group of MIT grads are launching a high-tech product designed to turn any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle. (Dec. 18)

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A tour of Candlestick Park at the end of its life

December 17, 2013 10:44 pm

KTVU toured Candlestick Park on December 17th with some Candlestick veterans like longtime locker room manager Bob Mallamo and San Francisco Giants Senior VP of Business Operations Mario Alioto. “Come Monday night after the game,” Mallamo said, “when I lock those doors, it’ll probably be the last time.” The Monday night football game on Dec. […]

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