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The Mercury News
Internal Affairs:Road lobbyist with firsthand pothole knowledge Interstate 580 is the most-poth
Internal Affairs:
The Mercury News / Posted 12 hours ago
Road lobbyist with firsthand pothole knowledge Interstate 580 is the most-pothole riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wednesday it claimed another driver -- but not just any motorist. Carl Guardino, President and CEO of the Silicon Valley... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
Inside Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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The Mercury News
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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WA Today
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world recordIt's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world record
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
It's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure becomes a world record holder. That day is likely to be this Friday when the Perth Wildcats take on the Sydney Kings at a packed-out Perth Arena. A win will give the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
State cut water use 18.3 percent in DecemberCalifornia's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun
State cut water use 18.3 percent in December
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
California's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun to ease but not yet end the state's historic drought. The state's urban residents cut water use by 18.3 percent in December, compared to December 2013. That's down from... Read more
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The Daily Review
California drought: State cut water use 18.3 percent in DecemberCalifornia's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun
California drought: State cut water use 18.3 percent in December
The Daily Review / Posted 3 days ago
California's water conservation habits are slipping as winter rains have begun to ease but not yet end the state's historic drought. The state's urban residents cut water use by 18.3 percent in December, compared to December 2013. That's down from... Read more
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The North West Star
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world recordIt's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world record
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
It's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure becomes a world record holder. That day is likely to be this Friday when the Perth Wildcats take on the Sydney Kings at Perth Arena. It's not every day a little old NBL... Read more
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The Age
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world recordIt's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world record
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
It's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure becomes a world record holder. That day is likely to be this Friday when the Perth Wildcats take on the Sydney Kings at a packed-out Perth Arena. A win will give the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world recordIt's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure
Nothing but respect for Perth Wildcats as they surge towards world record
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
It's not every day a little old NBL team which started out as an abject failure becomes a world record holder. That day is likely to be this Friday when the Perth Wildcats take on the Sydney Kings at a packed-out Perth Arena. A win will give the... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Driver in death crash tells parents 'I'm just really sorry'The lorry driver accused of killing a young cyclist in a rush hour crash tearfu
Driver in death crash tells parents 'I'm just really sorry'
Nottingham Post / Posted 9 days ago
The lorry driver accused of killing a young cyclist in a rush hour crash tearfully told her parents: "I'm just really sorry." Devastated Adam Haywood said he felt "just awful" about what happened as he gave evidence at Nottingham Crown Court on... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
California water: Silicon Valley leaders express skepticism of Gov. Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels planSAN JOSE -- Three of Gov. Jerry Brown's top water lieutenants came to Silicon V
California water: Silicon Valley leaders express skepticism of Gov. Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels plan
Inside Bay Area / Posted 10 days ago
SAN JOSE -- Three of Gov. Jerry Brown's top water lieutenants came to Silicon Valley on Tuesday to make the case for his $17 billion plan to build two huge tunnels under the Delta to more easily move water from north to south. But rather than... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
California water: Silicon Valley leaders express skepticism of Gov. Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels planSAN JOSE -- Three of Gov. Jerry Brown's top water lieutenants came to Silicon V
California water: Silicon Valley leaders express skepticism of Gov. Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels plan
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 10 days ago
SAN JOSE -- Three of Gov. Jerry Brown's top water lieutenants came to Silicon Valley on Tuesday to make the case for his $17 billion plan to build two huge tunnels under the Delta to more easily move water from north to south. But rather than... Read more
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Daily Mail
Self-flying Black Hawk and ROBOTANK collaborate for ground-air missionSelf-flying Black Hawk helicopter revealed - and it comes with a companion ROBO
Self-flying Black Hawk and ROBOTANK collaborate for ground-air mission
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Self-flying Black Hawk helicopter revealed - and it comes with a companion ROBOTANK for ground surveillance Unmanned helicopter and ground vehicle complete long range mission Black Hawk flew 12 miles, picking up and dropping off the ground... Read more
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The Alpena News
Performance Locker takes over 4th of July paradeCasey Stutzman, owner of the Performance Locker, has committed to taking contro
Performance Locker takes over 4th of July parade
The Alpena News / Posted 15 days ago
Casey Stutzman, owner of the Performance Locker, has committed to taking control of the parade and keeping the tradition in Alpena alive. It will allow the Alpena Chamber of Commerce to shift toward other missions which better fit its members... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 to feature top acts, plus new faces; writer Keith Spera gives quick take on lineupThe 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest headliners include Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 to feature top acts, plus new faces; writer Keith Spera gives quick take on lineup
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
The 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest headliners include Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Snoop Dogg, Nick Jonas, Steely Dan, Maxwell and Beck. They’ll join Bonnie Raitt, Lauryn Hill, Julio Iglesias, J. Cole, Flo... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Santa Clara Valley Water District CEO's severance package raises questionsLast Thursday, Silicon Valley's largest water district issued a statement to th
Santa Clara Valley Water District CEO's severance package raises questions
Inside Bay Area / Posted 17 days ago
Last Thursday, Silicon Valley's largest water district issued a statement to the public saying that its CEO, Beau Goldie, had retired. But what went on behind closed doors at the government agency told a different story: In truth, Goldie was forced... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Santa Clara Valley Water District CEO's severance package raises questionsLast Thursday, Silicon Valley's largest water district issued a statement to th
Santa Clara Valley Water District CEO's severance package raises questions
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 17 days ago
Last Thursday, Silicon Valley's largest water district issued a statement to the public saying that its CEO, Beau Goldie, had retired. But what went on behind closed doors at the government agency told a different story: In truth, Goldie was forced... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 to feature Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Nick JonasThe 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest headliners include Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 to feature Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Nick Jonas
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
The 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest headliners include Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Snoop Dogg, Nick Jonas, Steely Dan, Maxwell and Beck. They’ll join Bonnie Raitt, Lauryn Hill, Julio Iglesias, J. Cole, Flo... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 to feature Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil YoungThe 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest headliners include Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 to feature Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
The 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest headliners include Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul Simon, Neil Young, Snoop Dogg, Nick Jonas, Steely Dan, Maxwell, Beck and Bonnie Raitt, organizers announced Tuesday. They’ll join Lauryn Hill,... Read more
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The Advocate
Congrats, LSU grads! See names of 1,700-plus fall 2015 graduatesGraduates are from 54 Louisiana parishes, 41 states and 48 foreign countries. T
Congrats, LSU grads! See names of 1,700-plus fall 2015 graduates
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Graduates are from 54 Louisiana parishes, 41 states and 48 foreign countries. They will receive 1,285 bachelor’s degrees, 337 master’s and professional degrees or certificates and 107 doctoral degrees. Fifty-two percent of the graduates are women,... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Relive Rock’s Greatest Decade with Rockfest 80sEven though we've just entered 2016, 80's rock fans will have a lot to look for
Relive Rock’s Greatest Decade with Rockfest 80s
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
Even though we've just entered 2016, 80's rock fans will have a lot to look forward to in the New Year with the announcement of Rockfest 80s. The decade's most legendary rock legends will come together for a two day event, April 2nd and 3rd, taking... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward CaliforniaDon't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward California
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 21 days ago
Don't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have peaked in the Pacific Ocean, federal scientists said Thursday, but powerful weather systems -- like a new series of storms on track to soak the greater Bay Area over the... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward CaliforniaDon't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward California
Inside Bay Area / Posted 21 days ago
Don't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have peaked in the Pacific Ocean, federal scientists said Thursday, but powerful weather systems -- like a new series of storms on track to soak the greater Bay Area over the... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward California as scientists say conditions could last until MayDon't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward California as scientists say conditions could last until May
Inside Bay Area / Posted 22 days ago
Don't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have peaked in the Pacific Ocean, federal scientists said Thursday, but powerful weather systems -- like a new series of storms on track to soak the greater Bay Area over the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward California as scientists say conditions could last until MayDon't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have
El Niño not fizzling: More storms barreling toward California as scientists say conditions could last until May
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 22 days ago
Don't even think about putting that umbrella away. El Niño conditions may have peaked in the Pacific Ocean, federal scientists said Thursday, but powerful weather systems -- like a new series of storms on track to soak the greater Bay Area over the... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area countiesIn a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions abo
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area counties
Inside Bay Area / Posted 24 days ago
In a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions about who should pay to protect property from rising seas caused by climate change, a low-profile government agency Wednesday is expected to place a $12 annual parcel tax on... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area countiesIn a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions abo
San Francisco Bay: First-of-its-kind $12 parcel tax proposed for all nine Bay Area counties
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 24 days ago
In a milestone for San Francisco Bay restoration that also raises questions about who should pay to protect property from rising seas caused by climate change, a low-profile government agency Wednesday is expected to place a $12 annual parcel tax on... Read more
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The New Yorker
Squash for the Midlife SlumpDeep in a match, when your heart is hammering and your legs begin to seize, fat
Squash for the Midlife Slump
The New Yorker / Posted 25 days ago
Deep in a match, when your heart is hammering and your legs begin to seize, fatigue sweeps your mind clean.Credit Illustration by Paul Rogers When you carry a squash racquet in New York City, people admire you. They point you out on the subway and... Read more
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The Daily Review
California drought: How will we know when it's over?Now that 2016 has gotten off to a wet start, with a series of El Niño storms dr
California drought: How will we know when it's over?
The Daily Review / Posted 26 days ago
Now that 2016 has gotten off to a wet start, with a series of El Niño storms drenching California in recent days, the question is turning up with increasing frequency at dinner parties and coffee shops: "How will we know when the drought is... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
San Jose jail inmate's death due to natural causes, not injuries from guards, autopsy concludesSAN JOSE -- A mentally ill inmate who died at the Santa Clara County Main Jail
San Jose jail inmate's death due to natural causes, not injuries from guards, autopsy concludes
Inside Bay Area / Posted 27 days ago
SAN JOSE -- A mentally ill inmate who died at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in September, a week after being forcibly removed from his cell by guards who shot him with plastic projectiles from a riot gun and doused him with pepper spray, did not... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Jose jail inmate's death due to natural causes, not injuries from guards, autopsy concludesSAN JOSE -- A mentally ill inmate who died at the Santa Clara County Main Jail
San Jose jail inmate's death due to natural causes, not injuries from guards, autopsy concludes
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 27 days ago
SAN JOSE -- A mentally ill inmate who died at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in September, a week after being forcibly removed from his cell by guards who shot him with plastic projectiles from a riot gun and doused him with pepper spray, did not... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
California drought: How will we know when it's over?Now that 2016 has gotten off to a wet start, with a series of El Niño storms dr
California drought: How will we know when it's over?
Inside Bay Area / Posted 27 days ago
Now that 2016 has gotten off to a wet start, with a series of El Niño storms drenching California in recent days, the question is turning up with increasing frequency at dinner parties and coffee shops: "How will we know when the drought is... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
How will we know when it's over?Now that 2016 has gotten off to a wet start, with a series of El Niño storms dr
How will we know when it's over?
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 27 days ago
Now that 2016 has gotten off to a wet start, with a series of El Niño storms drenching California in recent days, the question is turning up with increasing frequency at dinner parties and coffee shops: "How will we know when the drought is... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Tagami should abandon plans to ship coal through OaklandThe best arguments against developer Phil Tagami's push to transport coal throu
Tagami should abandon plans to ship coal through Oakland
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 28 days ago
The best arguments against developer Phil Tagami's push to transport coal through Oakland's planned bulk-commodities terminal come from Tagami himself and one of his close friends. Start with his friend and fellow investor in an Oakland office... Read more
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The Daily Review
Tagami should abandon plans to ship coal through OaklandThe best arguments against developer Phil Tagami's push to transport coal throu
Tagami should abandon plans to ship coal through Oakland
The Daily Review / Posted 28 days ago
The best arguments against developer Phil Tagami's push to transport coal through Oakland's planned bulk-commodities terminal come from Tagami himself and one of his close friends. Start with his friend and fellow investor in an Oakland office... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
California budget: Gov. Jerry Brown's plan includes framework for deal on health plan taxSACRAMENTO -- With years of budget woes fading in the rearview mirror, Gov. Jer
California budget: Gov. Jerry Brown's plan includes framework for deal on health plan tax
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 28 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- With years of budget woes fading in the rearview mirror, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday unveiled the first draft of the state's next budget -- which includes a proposal for a new tax on health care plans that would prevent a $1.1 billion... Read more
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The Daily Review
California budget: Gov. Jerry Brown's plan includes framework for deal on health plan taxSACRAMENTO -- With years of budget woes fading in the rearview mirror, Gov. Jer
California budget: Gov. Jerry Brown's plan includes framework for deal on health plan tax
The Daily Review / Posted 28 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- With years of budget woes fading in the rearview mirror, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday unveiled the first draft of the state's next budget -- which includes a proposal for a new tax on health care plans that would prevent a $1.1 billion... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
California budget: Gov. Jerry Brown's plan includes framework for deal on health plan taxSACRAMENTO -- With years of budget woes fading in the rearview mirror, Gov. Jer
California budget: Gov. Jerry Brown's plan includes framework for deal on health plan tax
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- With years of budget woes fading in the rearview mirror, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday unveiled the first draft of the state's next budget -- which includes a proposal for a new tax on health care plans that would prevent a $1.1 billion... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Noosa surfer catches the ‘wave of the winter’ at HawaiiNOOSA Heads charger Keahi de Aboitiz has scored the wave of the Hawaiian winter
Noosa surfer catches the ‘wave of the winter’ at Hawaii
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
NOOSA Heads charger Keahi de Aboitiz has scored the wave of the Hawaiian winter at Backdoor Pipeline, upstaging the efforts of the world's best in gnarly, shifting conditions. The four-times consecutive and current world kite surfing champion... Read more

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