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  1. Mercury News editorial: Marc Berman best choice to succeed Rich GordonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Assembly District 24 voters face an intriguing choice June 7 in the primary to replace Rich Gordon , who is termed out after representing the district very well since 2010. Two Democratic attorneys with widely different backgrounds -- Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman and patent lawyer Vicki Veenker -- stand out in a strong field.

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  2. Experts: UC skirting the law by discussing sex harassment, violence matters in secretRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Students and open-government advocates are crying foul about the University of California regents' plan to close a meeting to the public Wednesday to discuss sexual harassment and violence on campus, an issue that has roiled the university in recent months. Critics say it appears the public university is twisting the state's open meeting law to shield itself from embarrassment over the growing scandal.

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  3. Northern California congressman's father admits illegal donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The father of a California congressman admitted Tuesday that he illegally arranged for nearly $270,000 in campaign contributions to his son's 2010 and 2012 campaigns. Democratic U.S. Rep. Ami Bera of Elk Grove is not charged and denied knowing of his father's activities.

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  4. Water rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    California's historic drought rules are going to be a whole lot looser this summer. In a major shift, the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday plans to drop all statewide mandatory water conservation targets it had imposed on urban areas last June.

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  5. Marin college accepts penalties after basketball coach provided tuition, rent, food to playersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Fifty men's basketball victories and a conference championship were erased from College of Marin's books after an investigation found the former coach and his family improperly financed players' tuition, rent, food, textbooks and more. The sanctions -- which include team probation for two years and athletic department probation until January 2017 -- were administered by the Bay Valley Conference athletic league after an investigation the college conducted last year into the actions of former coach David Granucci.

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  6. San Lorenzo man suspected in DUI crash that injured CHP officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 41-year-old San Lorenzo man has been arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and possessing drugs in a collision Saturday afternoon in Sacramento that seriously injured a California Highway Patrol Officer. Gregory Ramirez was arrested and booked into the Sacramento County Jail after he allegedly drove a big-rig into CHP Officer Vincent Smith at 3:30 p.m. on eastbound U.S. Highway 50 at 16th Street, CHP officials said.

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  7. FedEx truck driver who struck Northern California CHP officer arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A FedEx truck driver who struck and seriously injured a California Highway Patrol officer in Sacramento has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. KCRA-TV reports 41-year-old Gregory Anthony Ramirez was booked for investigation of felony DUI and possession of a controlled substance following Saturday's accident.

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  8. Cap and tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    With feathers adorning his head and red paint decorating his face, Haru Kuntanawa hardly looked like a potential business partner for California's oil industry when he recently addressed a crowd in a Sacramento conference room. But under a plan state air regulators are considering, industries that emit greenhouse gas pollution in California could form multimillion dollar relationships with indigenous communities like Kuntanawa's by paying them to preserve trees deep in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil.

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  9. Climate change: California ponders expanding cap and trade to BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    With feathers adorning his head and red paint decorating his face, Haru Kuntanawa hardly looked like a potential business partner for California's oil industry when he recently addressed a crowd in a Sacramento conference room. But under a plan state air regulators are considering, industries that emit greenhouse gas pollution in California could form multimillion dollar relationships with indigenous communities like Kuntanawa's by paying them to preserve trees deep in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil.

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  10. Tow companies take AAA to court over 'threats'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A large group of tow truck drivers and tow company owners gather around attorneys Matt Edling and Stephanie Biehl outside the Contra Costa Superior Court in Martinez, Calif., on Friday, May 6, 2016. AAA tow truck drivers gathered for a press conference and protest before a hearing on accusations of retaliatory tactics by AAA surrounding a class-action lawsuit against AAA for giving them rates that are too low.

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  11. Protecting your tagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Q I was parked in Santa Clara and while taking a stroll noticed the green 2017 registration decal sticker peeled off and missing from my license plate, revealing the 2014 sticker. On the advice of colleagues, I filed an online vandalism report with the Santa Clara police and got a duplicate 2017 sticker from the DMV.

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  12. Hayward: Downtown will be the scene of second annual bike festival May 14Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    One year after Hayward kicked off an inaugural downtown bike festival, the one-day event will make its return next weekend to celebrate all things two-wheel. The second annual Downtown Hayward Bike Festival and Cyclepath Vintage BMX Show and Street Jam will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. It'll feature free bike repairs, a California Highway Patrol obstacle course for children, BMX rider areas, and a family bike rodeo.

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  13. Giants notes: Outfielder Hunter Pence not starting vs. Rockies with...Read the original story

    May 5, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Right fielder Hunter Pence was out of the lineup against the Colorado Rockies Thursday night , but manager Bruce Bochy said it was nothing to be concerned about. "He's got a tight back," Bochy said.

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  14. High school sports highlight reel: Top performances from last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Devyn Diolazo, Dougherty Valley, girls lacrosse: Her 14 total points in two wins, including five goals in one victory, helped the Wildcats seal the program's first DFAL title. Joshua Ea, Deer Valley, boys tennis: He lost only four games over five matches en route to the BVAL singles title.

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  15. Roadshow: Protecting your license plate sticker from thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Q I was parked in Santa Clara and while taking a stroll noticed the green 2017 registration decal sticker peeled off and missing from my license plate, revealing the 2014 sticker. On the advice of colleagues, I filed an online vandalism report with the Santa Clara police and got a duplicate 2017 sticker from the DMV.

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  16. Paul McCartney to perform first concert at new Sacramento arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Tickets are $49.50-$250.00 and go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. May 6, www.ticketmaster.com . A presale for American Express cardholders runs 10 a.m. May 3 to 10 a.m. May 5. McCartney kicked off his One on One Tour in Fresno in April.

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  17. Northern California man to serve 3 years in prison for burning puppy aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A judge has sentenced a Northern California man to three years and eight months in state prison for burning his weeks-old Chihuahua dog alive. The Sacramento Bee reports a judge Friday sentenced 21-year-old Willie Bee Turner, of Oakland, for animal cruelty causing death, animal cruelty and arson for setting ablaze the puppy he named Angel Star.

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  18. Luke Bryan reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    So, in that sense, the 39-year-old Georgia native was the perfect candidate to get the party started at the Concord Pavilion on Friday -- the opening night of the venue's 2016 concert season. Bryan proved worthy of the challenge, as he delighted the capacity crowd of 13,000-plus fans with mostly upbeat tunes from his platinum-certified catalog.

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  19. Luke Bryan reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Berryessa Sun

    So, in that sense, the 39-year-old Georgia native was the perfect candidate to get the party started at the Concord Pavilion on Friday -- the opening night of the venue's 2016 concert season. Bryan proved worthy of the challenge, as he delighted the capacity crowd of 13,000-plus fans with mostly upbeat tunes from his platinum-certified catalog.

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  20. Father, 2 sons slain in Northern California home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Sacramento County authorities say a man and two adult sons were shot to death during what appears to have been a home invasion robbery. The Sacramento Bee reports the men were found when deputies were called to a residence about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

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