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  1. California students suspended for 'liking' racist posts sueRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | SFGate

    In this March 26, 2017 photo, people attend a rally for the Albany for All to support unity and inclusiveness in response to racist and offensive posted on social media, at Albany High School in Albany, Calif. Four Albany High School students sued a school district after they were suspended over their responses to Instagram posts that included a black student and coach with nooses around their necks.

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  2. 4 Albany High students suspended for following racist InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | SFGate

    A woman holds up a sign in the crowd at a gathering in response the cyber bullying at Albany High School on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Albany, Calif. A woman holds up a sign in the crowd at a gathering in response the cyber bullying at Albany High School on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Albany, Calif.

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  3. SF supervisor seeks ban on menthol, flavored cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | SFGate

    Selling flavored or menthol cigarettes would be banned in San Francisco under legislation proposed to the Board of Supervisors today. Flanked by about 40 supporters waving signs with slogans like "Protect Our Youth," San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen announced the proposed ordinance on the steps of City Hall this morning.

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  4. Two years later, soda tax hasn't hurt Berkeley businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | SFGate

    Murad Hussein, the owner of Ashby Supermarket, looks through sodas in the fridge to take inventory on Friday in Berkeley. Murad Hussein, the owner of Ashby Supermarket, looks through sodas in the fridge to take inventory on Friday in Berkeley.

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  5. Is this the worst commute shortcut in the Bay Area?Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | SFGate

    Or is it just a bad decision that people keep making? This question arises every day as drivers attempt to beat the I-80 evening commute between Emeryville and Albany. Typically, starting between 3-4 p.m., the backup becomes horrendous around the MacArthur Maze for East Bay commuters heading north on I-80.

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  6. Albany High students stage sit-in following third hate incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | SFGate

    Students at Albany High School chase after the teens who were allegedly behind a series of racially-charged Instagram posts. The students behind the posts were at the school to meet with administrators.

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  7. Albany rallies after discovery of racist Instagram accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle

    More than 300 people rallied at Albany High School Sunday morning in a show of solidarity after it became public last week that a group of students had created a racist Instagram account targeting black students and a black staff member. At noon, the crowd held hands, stretched itself in a single line as far as it could around the high school and then everybody began to chant "Albany for all" in unison.

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  8. Police probe - racially offensive' photos of blacks at AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | SFGate

    A person poses with an iPhone displaying the Instagram logo on Aug. 3, 2016. Police and school district officials in Albany are investigating allegedly racially offensive photos of African American girls at Albany High School that were posted on Instagram.

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  9. 10 Things to Know for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | SFGate

    President Donald Trump walks to the White House after arriving on Marine One, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

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  10. The strange, fun and fascinating origin stories behind Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | SFGate

    The land that is today Alameda was once owned by Luis Peralta, a settler who was gifted the land grant by the governor of California in 1818. The word "alameda" means a grove of poplar trees in Spanish and was chosen in 1853 after a popular vote of residents.

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  11. Ex-Livermore cop implicated in sex scandal takes plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | SFGate

    Daniel Black, a former Livermore police officer, pleaded no contest Thursday to one count of engaging in lewd conduct in public. Daniel Black, a former Livermore police officer, pleaded no contest Thursday to one count of engaging in lewd conduct in public.

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  12. Audubon Society hosts world's biggest bird count in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | SFGate

    Dan Sidle, John Harris, Ed Vine and Steve Granholm, tally their sightings during Christmas bird survey in Berkeley, Calif., on December 18, 2016. Dan Sidle, John Harris, Ed Vine and Steve Granholm, tally their sightings during Christmas bird survey in Berkeley, Calif., on December 18, 2016.

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  13. Lawsuit demands Caltrans stop seizing property in homeless sweepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | SFGate

    A number of civil rights groups in the Bay Area filed a lawsuit against Caltrans Tuesday for the confiscation and the illegal trashing of people's personal property during encampment sweeps. Vicky Pfeifer rolls her belongings across the eastbound on-ramp after Caltrans and CHP officers clear out a homeless encampment on Gilman Street below Interstate 80 in Berkeley, Calif.

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  14. Pedestrian struck by train in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | SFGate

    A pedestrian was struck by a train on the Union Pacific railroad tracks on Monday morning in Albany, officials said. Multiple agencies responded to the incident, which happened on the tracks that cross Buchanan Street near the Eastshore Highway, police said.

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  15. Billionaires put pop in advocates' push for soda taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, July 27, 2016, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. After years of stamping out soda tax proposals with well-financed campaigns, Big Soda is suddenly finding itself up against bigger adversaries.

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  16. San Francisco just took an unprecedented stand against soda...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | SFGate

    On this week, a number of cities in the US passed measures to tax sugary soda beverages - a major victory for a movement that soda makers like Pepsi and Coca-Cola have strongly resisted. Residents of Boulder, Colorado and three cities in the Bay Area - San Francisco, Oakland and Albany, California - all voted to implement taxes on sugary drinks on Tuesday.

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  17. $1 million in gold coins from 1715 shipwreck on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Oct. 19, 2016, handout photo photo released by Blanchard and Company, a gold coin from a 300-year-old shipwreck discovered off Florida's coast is displayed in New Orleans. Blanchard and Company is one of two dealers offering the coins from an area where 11 treasure-laden ships of a Spanish fleet were smashed onto reefs by a hurricane on July 31, 1715.

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  18. Tiger says he'll play next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | SFGate

    Tiger Woods said Tuesday that he is playing his Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas the first week of December, which would be his first competition in more than 15 months if he indeed does play. Woods left himself open to doubt by entering the Safeway Open at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa last month, only to pull out three days later when he said his game was not ready.

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  19. Four cities are voting on ballot initiatives that should...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | SFGate

    On November 8, residents of Boulder, Colo. and three cities in the Bay Area - San Francisco, Oakland and Albany, Calif.

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  20. Cash payments allegedly smoothed way to jobs at Trump TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | SFGate

    Six years after George Gjieli left federal prison, where he'd been sent for trying to break out a triple murderer, Donald Trump gave him a job running Trump Tower, where the billionaire businessman lived and worked. For a decade, the Albanian immigrant, whom federal prosecutors had described as having "utter disdain for the laws of our country," was the live-in residential superintendent of Trump's most prized Manhattan high-rise.

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