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  1. Bay Area mortgage relief target of mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Bay Area mayors are asking banks and federal agencies to offer their distressed mortgages first to nonprofit organizations to help keep homeowners in their houses and rents low. This weekend, the mayors of Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond and San Jose, along with leaders of 14 other cities around the country, will present a resolution at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco asking holders of delinquent mortgages such as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and banks to give priority to housing groups that work to reduce payment for residents facing foreclosure.

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  2. Giant purple sea slugs slime East Bay beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Inside Bay Area

    A giant purple blob from the sea -- a slug -- is invading East Bay beaches and waterways this summer to the wonder and curiosity of beach combers and naturalists. It's no danger to people -- unlike the tar-like "Blob" in the classic 1958 science-fiction movie about an alien goo that devours everything in its path.

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  3. Purdy: Golden State Warriors have come a long, long wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the Warriors' case, this is a good thing.

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  4. Purdy: Golden State Warriors have come a long, long wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the Warriors' case, this is a good thing.

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  5. Richmond council votes to oppose coal transport in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Concerned about impacts on air quality and residents' health, Richmond has passed a resolution opposing the transport of coal in open rail cars through the city. The two-part resolution, approved by a 6-1 City Council vote Tuesday, calls on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to regulate the storage, handling and transportation of coal and petroleum coke , a byproduct of oil refining that emits up to 10 percent more carbon when burned.

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  6. Corinthian CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The closure of 28 career-college campuses on Monday -- most of them in California -- marked the final chapter in the unprecedented collapse of a giant in the field, Corinthian Colleges, which for years has faced widespread allegations of fraud, deception and waste of taxpayer dollars. And as some 16,000 displaced students at Heald, Everest and WyoTech wonder what to do next, a bigger question looms: What will this mean for the for-profit college sector? "This is the first time we have seen a collapse on this big of a scale, but whether it's enough to cause change, I don't know," said Robyn Smith, a former California deputy attorney general who works with the National Consumer Law Center.

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  7. Program greening Richmond streets, one tree at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A bad storm had downed several old figworts and a magnolia on her block, and after the chain-wielding crews left, only tree stumps remained, fresh and raw like open wounds. "I was depressed each time I passed by there," recalls Micheaux, 45, who moved to Richmond's North and East neighborhood from Berkeley in 2003.

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  8. San Francisco: Bystander shot while watching fight in Inner Richmond districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A 23-year-old man was shot while watching a fight in the city's Inner Richmond district early Friday morning, according to police. The incident was reported at 12:44 a.m. Friday in the 4100 block of Geary Boulevard, according to police.

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  9. Weekend Top 10: The unbelievable Max Raabe comes to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Raabe and his orchestra decamp at Davies Symphony Hall on April 3, the perfect venue for his brand of kitschy grandeur. 2 "WHALES: GIANTS OF THE DEEP": The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is hosting this sure-to-be mind-blowing exhibit that delves into the biology, ecology and history of the giant, powerful yet vulnerable mammals.

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  10. Berkeley Voice letters: Other cities should follow Berkeley's lead on minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    We have plenty of water here in California, but the government agencies want to sacrifice it to phony fish ideology. They worship the anti-human environment and say they are saving habitat and endangered species.

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  11. Napolitano calls UC protest 'crap,' later apologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    University of California President Janet Napolitano publicly apologized Thursday morning for her remarks caught on video -- in the university's own recording -- calling a protest "crap." It started Wednesday morning when students and other demonstrators who have been pushing for UC to sign an agreement to bring jobs and other benefits to low-income Richmond residents as it develops a campus there disrupted the UC regents meeting, chanting "Raise up Richmond, not tuition!" Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano chat during a UC board of regents meeting in San Francisco on March 18, 2015.

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  12. UC President Janet Napolitano calls protest "crap," later apologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    University of California President Janet Napolitano publicly apologized Thursday morning for her remarks caught on video -- in the university's own recording -- calling a protest "crap." It started Wednesday morning when students and other demonstrators who have been pushing for UC to sign an agreement to bring jobs and other benefits to low-income Richmond residents as it develops a campus there disrupted the UC regents meeting, some stripping off their shirts, chanting "Raise up Richmond, not tuition!" Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano chat during a UC board of regents meeting in San Francisco, Calif.

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  13. El Cerrito Journal letters: Albany protesters ignore wishes of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Once again Occupy the Farm is trying to stop a project on 6 acres of UC Berkeley's land in Albany. Most of this land was covered until recently with World War II-era barracks, not a farm.

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  14. Albany police: UCSF student was shot after attending prayers at Sikh templeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A UCSF dental student fatally shot last week had attended a prayer group at a Sikh temple the same day she was found dead in her apartment, and some of her personal items were later found in a trash can in Richmond, police said Monday. The day after she was discovered, investigators found some of Kaur's personal items in a trash can in the 5200 block of Panama Street in Richmond.

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  15. Clean air agency proposes new rules to cut and track oil-refinery emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Bay Area's clean air agency has proposed two new rules to measure, track and reduce oil refinery air pollution as part of a new approach toward curbing oil-industry emissions. Political pressure for the tougher rules mounted after a 2012 fire at Chevron's Richmond oil refinery sent thousands to hospitals with eye, throat and lung irritation.

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  16. San Francisco: Pedestrian in crosswalk hit by van in Richmond DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A man was hit and seriously injured by a van in San Francisco's Richmond District Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said. The collision was reported at 10:47 a.m. in the area of Geary Boulevard and 26th Avenue, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

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  17. Albany: Fatal shooting victim was UCSF dental studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A 37-year-old woman found dead in her apartment was identified by police Wednesday, as investigators revealed she had died from a single gunshot wound. The death of Randhir Kaur, a student at the UCSF School of Dentistry, is being investigated as a homicide, the city's first such killing in more than a decade, officials said.

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  18. Audit: San Jose roads crumbling toward bottom of Bay Area rankings -- costly fixes neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Drivers are already painfully aware that San Jose has too many potholes, but a startling new audit has found that a decade of pavement neglect has left city streets deteriorating toward the ranks of the worst roads in the Bay Area. The independent city auditor's six-month investigation found that in a few years, 38 percent of local San Jose roads that are currently fine to drive on will fall into "poor" condition, where cheap maintenance no longer works and visible spider-web cracking makes for a bumpy ride.

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  19. California lawmaker proposes 'smokeless tobacco' ban at all baseball venues.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    For decades, Major League Baseball's goofy love affair with chewing tobacco was so passionate that the gooey stuff was stocked by teams in clubhouses as surely as jocks and socks. Nearly all ballplayers had golf-ball-sized cheek bumps, and part of the show was spitting streams of saliva in dugouts from coast to coast.

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  20. California lawmaker proposes "smokeless tobacco" ban at all baseball venues.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    For decades, Major League Baseball's goofy love affair with chewing tobacco was so passionate that the gooey stuff was stocked by teams in clubhouses as surely as jocks and socks. Nearly all ballplayers had golf-ball-sized cheek bumps, and part of the show was spitting streams of saliva in dugouts from coast to coast.

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