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  1. Around Pleasanton: Area woman hiking Pacific Coast TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    When you read this, Pleasanton resident Marcia Powers will be miles away along the Pacific Crest Trail, a journey she began on May 19 and aims to finish in late September. Although she has backpacked the California portion twice, in 2007 and 2014, she has only hiked the entire 2,650-mile trek once before, in 2000, with her husband of 48 years, Ken.

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  2. Humans join owl war in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The barred owl has speckled brown wings, teddy bear eyes and a hoot that sounds like a puppy mouthing a sock. This one also has a red laser dot on its head.

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  3. State lichenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Lace lichen is photographed in Santa Cruz County, Calif., on Oct. 2, 2013. California's newest state symbol adorns coastal oaks and conifers like a cloak.

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  4. Move over, California grizzlies: Lace lichen becomes state symbolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Lace lichen is photographed in Santa Cruz County, Calif., on Oct. 2, 2013. California's newest state symbol adorns coastal oaks and conifers like a cloak.

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  5. Critically endangered leatherback sea turtles still roam the Pacific, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    California's Central Coast hosts a menagerie of marine life, from sea nettles to swordfish. And, just like on land, marine scientists say, there are seasonal visitors: Leatherback sea turtles regularly stop by between May and November, though their numbers are shrinking.

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  6. Berkeley letters: A sanctioned camp location for the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The major victims of modern war are women and children. They die when their homes are bombed; they starve when soldiers take all the food for themselves; they are massacred whenever some person or group wants to make a statement; and they die of all the stresses that kill refugees.

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  7. Human-animal chimeras: Stanford scientists condemn funding banRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Obama administration has quietly clamped a moratorium on a new type of stem-cell research, triggering a letter from a group of Stanford scientists condemning the move and saying that it could delay discoveries in a promising field of medicine. The research -- which strives to grow human organs in animals, called "chimeras," after the hybrid creatures in Greek mythology -- could lead to an endless supply of organs for transplantation and improved drug testing, proponents say.

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