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  1. Bay Area's greatest transportation challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Commuters line up for the San Francisco Ferry from the Harbor Bay Island terminal in Alameda, Calif., on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. The commute across the Bay Bridge is the single most important transportation artery for the Bay Area's economy, and it's also the most congested.

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  2. Pelosi: Hillary Clinton struggles with white men because of a God,a a guns,a and a gaysaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Washington Times

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says "the three G's" are preventing Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign from gaining traction with white males: God, guns and gay people. The California Democrat sat down with PBS Newshour on Tuesday night to discuss the 2016 presidential election.

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  3. US Marshals asking for help cracking jury duty scamRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KRON 4

    The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public and asking for help in identifying people trying to take money from unsuspecting Bay Area residents in a jury duty scam, a deputy marshal said on Wednesday. Suspects are posing as deputy U.S. marshals when calling residents and telling them they have missed jury duty and can avoid arrest by paying a fine immediately.

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  4. El Cerrito: Condo complex on target for fallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    The developer of Creekside Walk, the 128-unit apartment project at the southeast corner of the El Cerrito Plaza shopping center, is reporting good progress in meeting the goal of completing construction in late fall. Creekside Walk will include two separate three-story buildings, one of which will have 48 units and the other 80 units, ranging from 45 to 59 feet in height, with 158 parking spaces underneath.

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  5. San Francisco's Newest Dog Park Cost $305,000 And Features Artificial TurfRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sfist

    San Francisco's dogs have a new place to do their business this week, as city officials yesterday opened a brand new play area complete with fences and artificial turf. NBC Bay Area reports that the doggie park is an addition to Lafayette Park, and is the only public park in SF specifically catered toward canines that features synthetic grass.

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  6. Terrie Odabi, a blues singing star on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Biscuits & Blues: 7 and 9:30 p.m. July 30; 401 Mason St., San Francisco; $22; 415-292-2583, www.biscuitsandblues.com Cafe Stritch: Performing as part of “Rahsaanathon: Celebrating the Life and Music of Rahsaan Roland Kirk”; Aug. 4 to 6; 374 First St., San Jose; contact venue for prices; www.cafestritch.com . San Jose Jazz Summer Fest: 3 p.m. Aug. 14; downtown San Jose ; $20 to $140 ; festival runs Aug. 12 to 14; three-day passes $60 to $325; summerfest.sanjosejazz.org Rising rents and evictions.

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  7. Jazz drummer Billy Hart finally in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Marin Independent Journal

    More: 7 and 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16 at SFJazz Center, 201 Franklin St., San Francisco; $30; 866-920-5299, www.sfjazz.org ; 4:30 p.m. Sept.

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  8. Bay Area Bites Guide to Fresh Pasta Sources - Peninsula and South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KQED

    When it comes to comfort food, fresh pasta covers the waterfront, satisfaction wise. Its moist silky softness with just enough tooth resistance is a sublime accompaniment to sauces and - of course - lots of melting cheese.

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  9. What is the Heat Dome and How Does it Affect California?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Curbed

    Much of the country has experienced record-setting temperatures this summer, thanks in large part to a weather phenomenon known as the heat dome. And while San Francisco and Los Angeles lucked out with mostly average temperatures in early July, much of California right now is in the midst of what the National Weather Service is calling triple digit heat.

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  10. Hiroshima unhappy bomb park is - Pok mon Go' game siteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    "Pokmon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased. They have asked San Francisco game developer Niantic Inc. to remove the "Pokstops" and other virtual sites that show up in the park for those playing the augmented reality game.

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  11. Seeking Equal Pay for Women, Sedgwick Partner Sues Her FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Law.com

    ... Vinick Burrell Hyams, an all-women employment litigation boutique. Ribeiro's suit was filed Tuesday in San Francisco County Superior Court in response to an attempt the firm made in April to move the dispute into arbitration, according to the ...

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  12. Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HON

    Smoking pot might harm your heart health and that of the people around you -- perhaps even more than cigarettes, a new animal study suggests. Lab rats experienced a severe reduction in their blood vessel function after a minute's exposure to secondhand smoke from either tobacco or marijuana, researchers said.

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  13. Third Eye Blind Releases Confusingly Catchy Black Lives Matter SongRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sfist

    Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind performs onstage during day 3 of the Firefly Music Festival on June 21, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. Several years ago, I saw Third Eye Blind play a minorly tragic show in a smoky, carpeted casino basement in Reno.

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  14. LinkedIn Skills You Didn't Think You Needed: - Round Tables,' - Hugs,' - Cheese'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    LinkedIn , the resume brag site and online mixer, allows people to supplement the online profiles of others from a shopping list of more than 35,000 touted job skills, including such stalwarts as "marketing" and "data analysis." A couple of Rhys Wilson's customers recently asked about his expertise in "fly fishing," a listing that reeked of payback.

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  15. Facebook's second-quarter earnings beat Wall Street's expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SiliconValley.com

    Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote speech at the Facebook's F8 Developers Conference on April 12, 2016, in San Francisco, Calif. MENLO PARK -- Facebook's growth picked up more momentum on Wednesday with the tech firm reporting second-quarter sales and earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations Driven by mobile ad sales, Facebook raked in $6.4 billion in the second quarter, up 59 percent from the same period last year.

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  16. Punch Line Philly: Philadelphia's first new comedy club in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    A funny thing happened as Live Nation , the massive concert ticketing and promotion agency, was considering opening a new medium-sized performance space in Philadelphia two years ago. "Philadelphia is on fire right now," says Jason Bray, Live Nation's general manager for clubs and theaters.

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  17. Senate candidates serious about rivalry - they'll playRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Supervisor Scott Wiener speaks about the new initiatives to keep the city clean through a group of fix-it teams, who will serve individual neighborhoods, at a press conference in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. less Supervisor Scott Wiener speaks about the new initiatives to keep the city clean through a group of fix-it teams, who will serve individual neighborhoods, at a press conference in San Francisco, California, on ... more Jane Kim gives a speech at her election night party at Oasis in San Francisco, Calif.

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  18. the Red Demon to Make U.S. Premiere at Theatre of YugenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    San Francisco's Theatre of Yugen gives American audiences their first look at The Red Demon, a modern drama by one of Japan's most acclaimed playwrights, Hideki Noda, running October 27 - November 13, 2016. A mysterious stranger is instantly labeled a demon when he washes up on the shores of a small beach town following a violent storm.

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  19. Here's the US City with the Highest Pot UseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Live Science

    San Francisco has a new claim to fame: The city has the highest rate of marijuana use in the country, according to a new survey. In the survey , which was conducted from 2012 to 2014 nationwide, 15.5 percent of people in San Francisco said they had used marijuana in the past month.

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  20. Indie darlings Fierce Creatures returns at Summer Sweat partyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Fierce Creatures break a two-year hiatus to perform at the Summer Sweat block party in downtown Fresno. The all-day event is a collaboration with the band's Catacomb Party festival and will feature more than a dozen local and touring performers.

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