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SAN FRANCISCO: Crowd rallies outside Twitter HQ

December 9, 2013 10:40 pm

A growing crowd formed in front of the San Francisco headquarters of tech company Twitter Monday evening as part of a protest demanding city and state officials support students, families and public education.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Suspect in string of smash and grab robberies in custody

December 9, 2013 10:38 pm

San Francisco police have arrested a man they say is behind a slew of smash and grab burglaries in Union Square over the last few months.

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2-day NTSB hearing on Asiana crash at SFO begins Tuesday

December 9, 2013 10:31 pm

A two-day fact-finding hearing before the National Transportation Safety Board on the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco International Airport last July begins in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. The session at the NTSB’s headquarters is part of the agency’s ongoing investigation of the collision of Asiana Flight 214 with a seawall at […]

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St. Nicks Learn Tricks of Trade at Santa School

December 9, 2013 10:26 pm

Here comes Santa Claus. And another. And another. More than 100 Kris Kringles attended Santa school in Michigan learning tricks of the trade including makeup application, wardrobe, and reindeer care during the three-day seminar. (Dec. 10)

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Pa. Students´ Robotic Arm Can Make You Stronger

December 9, 2013 10:25 pm

A student-designed robotic arm has the potential to prevent injuries in workers whose jobs require repetitive heavy lifting. It could also help rehab patients undergoing physical therapy. (Dec. 10)

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BENICIA: Police search for suspect in string of car burglaries

December 9, 2013 10:25 pm

Benicia police are looking for the thief who broke into several vehicles Monday morning, taking off with a load of gifts intended for the families of two cancer patients from one of those cars.

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WALNUT CREEK: Cold weather brings 3 days of Spare the Air restrictions

December 9, 2013 10:24 pm

Tempted to put a log on the fire, or in the woodstove? The Bay Air Quality Management District says, don't. Tuesday is another Spare the Air day, third in a row, and seventh of the season.

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Today in History for December 10th

December 9, 2013 10:10 pm

Martin Luther King, Junior accepts Nobel Peace Prize; Women get the right to vote in Wyoming Territory; America's first domestic passenger jet flight takes off; Soul singer Otis Redding, General Augusto Pinochet die. (Dec. 10)

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Rally for affordable housing, education begins outside Twitter HQ

December 9, 2013 9:57 pm

A growing crowd formed in front of the San Francisco headquarters of tech company Twitter Monday evening as part of a protest demanding city and state officials support students, families and public education. A rally started in front of Twitter headquarters at 1355 Market St. around 4:30 p.m. with demonstrators giving speeches, carrying signs and […]

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Desmond Tutu´s Tribute to Mandela´s Magnanimity

December 9, 2013 9:55 pm

Tributes have been flowing in for Nelson Mandela, but this one from his dear friend Desmond Tutu, the former archbishop of Cape Town. It was in Tutu's house in Bishopscourt that Mandela had spent his first night as a free man. Tutu was very close to the beloved leader, that he even gave love advice, […]

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