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  1. Sanders and Clinton make final Bay Area pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Bill Clinton and Bernie Sanders are wooing voters all over the Bay Area heading into Tuesday's presidential primary that Sanders insists will not mark the end of an increasingly bitter nominating campaign. Clinton is stumping for his wife in Hayward, Oakland, Richmond Antioch and San Francisco Monday, while Sanders will address the media in Emeryville before making a campaign stop in San Francisco and hosting a free 5 p.m. concert headlined by Dave Matthews in San Francisco's Crissy Field.

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  2. San Francisco girl laid to rest 145 years after first burialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The body of a girl found last month inside a small metal casket still holding a rose was laid to rest 145 years after she was first buried under what now is a home in San Francisco. Dozens of community members, cemetery workers and event organizers dressed in black attended her burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Colma, California, where about 30,000 people originally buried in San Francisco's Odd Fellows Cemetery were moved to in the early 1920s.

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  3. Where does your Bay Area city rate on tobacco policies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Bay Area cities are ranked best in the state when it comes to controlling smoking and implementing tobacco-free policies, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. The report found that 10 of the 17 cities it graded an A for tobacco-control policies were in the Bay Area.

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  4. San Francisco may require people to lock up guns in vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The ordinance is in response to a number of high-profile shootings in San Francisco last year, including the death of a 32-year-old woman shot in July with a gun stolen from the car of a federal agent. In October, prosecutors say a trio of homeless drifters stole a gun from a civilian's parked car in San Francisco and used it to kill a backpacker and a tantric yoga instructor.

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  5. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf unveils plan to triple the number of college graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    City and school leaders unveiled an ambitious plan Thursday to triple the number of low-income students who graduate college by providing support through college savings accounts, scholarships and pacts with colleges to provide free or partial tuition. The pep-rally like launch of the Oakland Promise initiative -- held under a big white tent on the Oakland High School football field -- drew a who's who of Oakland civic and education leaders, as well as U.S. Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell, Lt.

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  6. Students search for help after for-profit colleges closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A note written by Michelle Wallace, a former Corinthian teacher, is seen on the white board in the classroom were she taught for 7 years at the Heald College in Hayward, Calif., Thursday, May 14, 2015. Wallace, her colleagues and students at the college were caught by surprise when the nation's largest for-profit career school chain suddenly shut down.

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  7. Urban Age Institute's Meeting of the Minds drawn to Richmond's energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The audience listens to the panel on "Sharing the Road: Bus Rapid Transit and Global South Urban Mobility" during the Meeting of the Minds conference at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. Leaders, academics and urban planners from all over the country gathered in Richmond to discuss solutions to some of the biggest problems facing American cities.

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  8. Urban Age Institute's Meeting of the Minds drawn to Richmond's energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Hundreds of city planners, organizations, business people and other "thought leaders" from around the world are converging in Richmond this week to discuss cutting-edge ideas like alternative currencies, cars that run on refuse and energy-efficient buildings that are already transforming society. The high-powered, invitation-only Meeting of the Minds is an annual event hosted by the Urban Age Institute, a San Francisco organization that works to promote innovation between cities in urban planning, policy and the environment.

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  9. San Francisco Bay: Race to build wetlands is needed to stave off sea-level rise, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Facebook campus sits next to the Menlo Park Baylands amid the rich colors of the drying mud flats in Ravenswood Slough in this aerial view taken Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 2, 2015, in Menlo Park, Calif.

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  10. Giants' Bumgarner, Peavy among players wrangling with state ban on smokeless tobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    California lawmakers have taken the first step toward accomplishing something Major League Baseball could never do on its own: Stop players from using smokeless tobacco. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill last weekend banning the use of smokeless tobacco in all California ballparks.

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  11. Butt dials: Police dispatchers flooded with 911 callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    On Monday, over a five-hour span, the same man mistakenly "butt-dialed" San Mateo police dispatchers seven times. Each time, dispatchers of the call center that receives as many as 400 911 calls a day had to call him back to ensure there was no real emergency.

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  12. Richmond: Post office mural missing for decades rediscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A mural of pre-World War II Richmond, considered missing for nearly four decades, will once again be put on display. The painting, an oil on canvas that shows union workers and their supervisors against a backdrop of the Standard Oil Refinery, was commissioned by the federal Works Progress Administration in 1940 as a way to employ artists during the Great Depression.

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  13. Richmond: Post office mural missing for decades rediscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A mural of pre-World War II Richmond, considered missing for nearly four decades, will once again be put on display. The painting, an oil on canvas that shows union workers and their supervisors against a backdrop of the Standard Oil Refinery, was commissioned by federal Works Progress Administration in 1940 as a way to employ artists during the Great Depression.

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  14. Plastic pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Microbeads are bits of plastic so small that hundreds of them would be needed to cover a single penny. San Francisco Bay is contaminated with widespread pollution from billions of tiny pieces of plastic in greater concentrations than the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and other major U.S. bodies of water, according to a groundbreaking new study.

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  15. Plastic pollution: Billions of pieces of tiny plastic litter found in San Francisco BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    San Francisco Bay is contaminated with widespread pollution from billions of tiny pieces of plastic in greater concentrations than the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and other major U.S. bodies of water, according to a groundbreaking new study. At least 3.9 million pieces of plastic pour into the bay every day from eight large sewage treatment plants -- a relentless torrent of litter that ranges from tiny "microbeads" found in cosmetics, facial scrubs and toothpastes, to bits of synthetic fabric from fleece jackets, pants and other clothes, which break down as they are washed.

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  16. Nilda Rego, Days Gone By: California power broker Arthur Samish tells his storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A San Francisco man who never made it beyond the seventh grade controlled the California State Legislature from the 1930s through the early 1950s. Liquor lobbyist Arthur Samish got state senators and assemblymen elected and if they didn't perform the way he liked, he got them unelected.

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