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

    Monday Jan 11 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. '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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Bridge School Benefit 2015: Ben Harper added to cast of starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    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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  15. 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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  16. Junipero SerraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The bells of the Carmel Mission rang and hundreds of the Catholic faithful burst into applause Wednesday when Pope Francis, at an outdoor Mass in the nation's capital, took the historic and controversial step of declaring Junipero Serra, the founder of California's missions, a saint. "We've been praying for years for this day," Dottie Weisheit, 82, who sings in the church choir here and leads tours of the mission, said after watching a simulcast of the canonization from a giant TV screen set up in the mission plaza.

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  17. Frontier Village mini-version to be dismantled as Campbell man leaves townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    For the second time in his life, Shaughnessy McGehee is saying adios to Frontier Village, and he wants everyone to know it doesn't sit well with him. "I feel like I'm going to disappoint a lot of people," the talkative 52-year-old said through a macho, handlebar mustache fit for a gunslinger of the old West.

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  18. Richmond: Point Molate readies for next phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    For years, the Point Molate peninsula has beckoned with its promise of beach access, trails, homes and other amenities, like a finger pointing toward some glimmering horizon. But since the U.S. Navy transferred the property to the city in 2003, the 320-acre site has sat vacant, the subject of reports, advisory committees and plenty of dreams.

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  19. Richmond: Pt. Molate readies for next phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    For years, the Pt. Molate peninsula has beckoned with its promise of beach access, trails, homes and other amenities, like a finger pointing toward some glimmering horizon.

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  20. AP Source: Indians president Shapiro leaving for Blue JaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Mark Shapiro worked his way up from the bottom in Cleveland's front office, becoming one of baseball's most respected executives. Shapiro, who has spent the past five years overseeing the Indians organization, is leaving Cleveland to become president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Sunday night.

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