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  1. Sierra snow: Up to 4 inches expected on I-80 and I-50Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A late-season storm is expected to bring more snow to the southern Cascade range and the northern Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service says Friday's system could impact travel through Donner and Carson passes and near Lassen National Park.

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  2. Axl Rose replaces Brian Johnson on AC/DC tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Axl Rose will replace Brian Johnson as AC/DC's singer for the rest of the band's "Rock or Bust" tour. The band released a statement making it sound like Johnson is out permanently.

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  3. Bring the heat: Major League Baseball off to chilly startRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona was making a cup of tea in the clubhouse this weekend when he spilled hot water on his hand. "I'm on blood thinners to boot, so I'm always cold anyway," Francona said before their game against the Chicago White Sox was rained out Sunday.

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  4. Bison ready to roam once again on Montana plainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Descendants of a bison herd captured and sent to Canada more than a century ago will be relocated to a Montana American Indian reservation next month, in what tribal leaders bill as a homecoming for a species emblematic of their traditions. The shipment of animals from Alberta's Elk Island National Park to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation follows a 2014 treaty among tribes in the United States and Canada.

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  5. Robert Downey Jr.'s son has drug conviction dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Robert Downey Jr.'s son, Indio Downey, completed his drug diversion program and got his conviction dismissed Tuesday by a Los Angeles judge. With the "Iron Man" actor by his side, the 22-year-old told Judge Lauren Weis Birnstein "I would like to say I am truly grateful for the experience I had over the last 20 months in recovery," according to TMZ.

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  6. Why Silicon Valley is betting big on IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    In a crowded convention hall, young entrepreneurs practically shouted their ideas: an online marketplace for yoga instructors, an app to share songs in 30-second snippets, a mobile lunch delivery service aimed at office workers. For any veteran of the go-go era in Silicon Valley, the buzz at the recent Surge startup conference in Bangalore, the cradle of India's high-tech sector, was familiar and alluring.

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  7. Facebook's Free Basics mobile access in India wins public supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A majority of Indians who submitted comments to the nation's telecommunications regulator said they support Facebook's Free Basics plan that would allow free Web access. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said 1.35 million responses in support of the plan, or 56 percent of all comments, came from @supportfreebasics.in, according to a report on the agency's review of different pricing for data services.

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  8. Guns N' Roses reunion becomes officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Organizers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival confirmed Monday night via social media this year's lineup with a photo of a promotional poster, showing Guns N' Roses as the headliners on April 16 and April 23 of the two weekend festival in Indio, California. Rumors have swirled for weeks that co-founders Axl Rose and Slash have buried the hatchet and will perform together for the first time in more than two decades.

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  9. Bad boy drug CEO Martin Shkreli pays $2 million for Wu-Tang Clan albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The pharmaceutical CEO who became notorious for jacking up the price of a 62-year-old anti-parasitic drug by more than 5,000 percent is the mystery buyer of the only known copy of the new Wu-Tang Clan album that was auctioned off for millions of dollars, Bloomberg Business News reported Wednesday. Martin Shkreli, the 32-year-old founder of Turing Pharmaceuticals, was quoted in Bloomberg as saying he purchased the album, "The Wu -- Once Upon a Time in Shaolin," before the drug-pricing controversy erupted, according to the New York Times.

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  10. Official: California water savings take a dip in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    California's latest water conservation numbers may not appear as impressive as in past months, but residents are exceeding a long-term order to use less during the historic drought, a state official said. The State Water Resources Control Board is expected to reveal Tuesday how much water cities saved in October.

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  11. When Old Faithful turns faithlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    For five to 55 minutes, you ponder a small rocky fracture -- then suddenly thrill to the spectacle of Calistoga's Old Faithful Geyser, spouting a graceful veil of steam and hot water 20 to 80 feet into the air. But if Old Faithful turns fickle -- say, your wait drags on an hour or more -- there could be trouble brewing in its underground plumbing system.

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  12. Musician Kayhan Kalhor continues on his groundbreaking pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Centuries before the Roman Empire ruled much of Europe and the Near East, Persia was the civilization at the center of the world, influencing neighboring peoples from the Greeks and Israelites to the Indians and Chinese. The isolation that descended upon Iran following the 1979 Islamic Revolution ushered in an anomalous era in Persian history, and no artist has done more to break through that self-imposed bubble than Kayhan Kalhor.

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  13. Dan Walters: California's Coastal Commission mission is creepyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    When Proposition 20, California's landmark coastal protection law, went before voters in 1972, the campaign for it focused on public access to beaches. The Coastal Commission, appointed by the governor and legislative leaders, would have development oversight in the "coastal zone," a relatively narrow strip of land stretching from Oregon to Mexico.

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  14. Adidas offers to help eliminate Native American mascotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The athletic shoe and apparel maker said Thursday it will provide free design resources to schools looking to shelve Native American mascots, nicknames, imagery or symbolism. The German company also pledged to provide financial support to ensure the cost of changing is not prohibitive.

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  15. San Ramon: Author on city's history to discuss new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Everyone knows that things have been shaking in San Ramon. Hundreds of recent small earthquake clusters arriving at a record pace have rattled the community the past few weeks.

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  16. 'A State of Drought': Coachella Valley grapples with shrinking water suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Cheap and abundant, water has turned an inhospitable desert into a Garden of Eden -- something it was never meant to be and may not remain, even as tens of thousands of new homes are planned. Ordered by the state to cut water use by 36 percent, residents in this vast sweep of sand -- which stretches from the San Bernardino Mountains to the Salton Sea and includes world-class resort cities such as Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage -- have adopted tough conservation measures.

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  17. Coachella Valley grapples with shrinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Cheap and abundant, water has turned an inhospitable desert into a Garden of Eden -- something it was never meant to be and may not remain, even as tens of thousands of new homes are planned. Ordered by the state to cut water use by 36 percent, residents in this vast sweep of sand -- which stretches from the San Bernardino Mountains to the Salton Sea and includes world-class resort cities such as Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage -- have adopted tough conservation measures.

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  18. Robin Abcarian: Is Junipero Serra's sainthood a mixed blessing for Carmel-by-the-Sea?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Green paint lies pooled at the foot of the statue of Father Junipero Serra at the Carmel Mission, where the remains of the recently canonized missionary are buried, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 in Carmel, Calif.

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  19. Bridge School Benefit 2015: Ben Harper added to cast of starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    APRIL 17: Musician Ben Harper of Fistful of Mercy performs during Day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2011 held at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2011 in Indio, California. The three-time Grammy Award winner, who performs folk, soul, blues, pop and other styles of music, joins the Dixie Chicks, Sheryl Crow and other top acts at the Bridge shows, set for Oct. 24-25 at Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View.

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  20. Trial begins for 'Most Wanted' man in 2011 East Oakland market shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Jurors began hearing evidence Monday at the murder trial for an Oakland man once featured on "America's Most Wanted" for allegedly killing one man and wounding another outside an East Oakland market in 2011. Waleed Wheatfall, 35, of Oakland, and his friend were in the parking of the Safeland Market at 57th Avenue and Foothill Boulevard about 4:30 p.m. on Sept.

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