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Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82

October 20, 2014 10:13 pm

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82. De la Renta died at home Monday evening in Connecticut surrounded by family and friends and “more than a few dogs,” according to a handwritten statement signed by […]

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World Series Preps

October 20, 2014 10:08 pm

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance. While players with catchy nicknames like the Panda, the Freak and MadBum, and shiny trophies like former NL Rookie of the Year and MVP Buster Posey get most of the accolades, a quartet […]

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Prostitute Accused of Killing Google Executive Due In Santa Cruz Court Today

October 20, 2014 9:50 am

Santa Cruz, Ca — 26-year-old Alix Tichelman, the prostitute accused of injecting a Google executive with a fatal dose of heroine on his yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor is due in court today. The woman’s lawyer admits that Tichelman and Forest Hayes were using heroin but says Hayes died after suffering medical distress.

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Reports West Nile Virus Skyrocket

October 20, 2014 9:50 am

State health officials say this is the worst season for reports of infections of the West Nile virus since 2005.

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Beach Warnng In Effect

October 19, 2014 10:18 pm

A beach hazzard alert is in effect until Tuesday along the California Coast from Sonoma county to Monterey

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Ebola Response Team Formed.

October 19, 2014 10:08 pm

The Pentagon announced Sunday it is putting together a 30-person rapid-response team that could provide quick medical support to civilian healthcare workers if additional cases of the Ebola virus are diagnosed in the United States. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered U.S. Northern Command Commander Gen. Chuck Jacoby to assemble the team, which was requested by […]

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Duel Hurricanes on Pacific and Atlantic

October 17, 2014 10:35 pm

Hurricane Gonzalo hit Bermuda late Friday as a powerful Category 2 storm, with winds estimated at 110 mph, the National Hurricane Center reported. As of 9 p.m. ET, Bermuda was in the eyewall of the hurricane, according to the hurricane center. The wind was measured at 83 mph on one spot on Bermuda; the airport […]

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Ebola Czar Named

October 17, 2014 10:18 pm

WASHINGTON — President Obama tapped veteran government insider Ron Klain to coordinate his administration’s efforts to contain the Ebola virus Friday. Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice Presidents Joe Biden and Al Gore, is well-known by Obama and White House aides. He was selected for his management experience and contacts throughout the government, […]

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Alleged UC Berkley Frat House Assaults

October 17, 2014 10:04 pm

BERKELEY, Calif. — Sexual assault is a serious issue at colleges and universities across the country. In Berkeley as of Friday, the University of California is dealing with numerous allegations of sexual assault. One allegation involves five victims and a date rape drug. Berkeley Police said they are talking with a sexual assault victim, their […]

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