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Beyond Hot Springs – Japan Resort Towns Set to Roll the Dice

December 11, 2013 9:42 pm

Welcome to Atami – a hot spring resort west of Tokyo. This may look like a beach paradise but step off the shore and the scenery's gloomier. A town that once attracted 10 million visitors per year now gets just over half that and is struggling to keep up with the times. Some local business […]

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Sentence reduced for man convicted of sex with drugged teens

December 11, 2013 9:23 pm

The Santa Rosa man convicted of sexually assaulting three teenage girls in 2009 could be out of prison early, after his 19 year sentence was reduced. John Heglin, 54, was convicted of plying three teenage girls, ages 15 and 16, with drugs and alcohol, molesting them and even videotaping the acts. Heglin lived at the […]

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Stevenson-MIN WAGE

December 11, 2013 8:52 pm

Stevenson-MIN WAGE

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SAN FRANCISCO: Mayor wants to raise minimum wage to $15 over next few years

December 11, 2013 8:52 pm

The City of San Francisco on Tuesday announced a proposal that could lead to a major hike in that city's minimum wage rate.

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Restrictions could drastically reduce number of pot clubs in San Jose

December 11, 2013 8:51 pm

San Jose could soon see the number of medical marijuana businesses in the city drop from 82 to single digits. That would come as welcome news to the city council and even some pot club advocates. The council voted late Tuesday night to adopt regulations to restrict where dispensaries could operate.  Many of those restrictions, […]

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Microsoft, New York Partner for Experimental High School

December 11, 2013 8:41 pm

Microsoft will partner with New York City to create what schools officials describe as a high school without walls – perhaps the city's most extreme departure yet from traditional high school. Lisa Fleisher reports on digits. Photo: Getty Images.

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WARMING UP: Watch Bill´s 5-day forecast for KTVU.com

December 11, 2013 8:24 pm

KTVU meteorologist Bill Martin recorded this 5-day forecast for KTVU.com on the evening of Wednesday, 12/11/2013

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December 11, 2013 8:24 pm

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Sriracha maker says state put hold on its sauces

December 11, 2013 7:51 pm

The Southern California-based maker of Sriracha has been told it can’t ship any more of its popular hot sauce to food distributors until next month because the state Department of Public Health is enforcing stricter guidelines that require a 30-day hold on the product. Huy Fong Foods began following those guidelines this week, operations manager […]

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Is Social Media Tearing Thailand in Two?

December 11, 2013 7:41 pm

Anti-government protestors are using popular social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to rise up against the government. But is it leading to a Thailand being torn in two? The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio reports.

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