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  1. San Francisco street sea lion returned back to MarinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    A sea lion pup found meandering around a ritzy San Francisco neighborhood Thursday morning has been taken to the Marine Mammal Center in the Marin Headlands for care -- and it turns out he knows the place pretty well. The pup was spotted under a car in the Marina neighborhood, adjacent to the bay, at about 7 a.m. at the corner of Marina Boulevard and Divisadero Street.

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  2. Taylor Swift, One Direction, Luke Bryan, AC/DC, Grateful Dead lead 'Year of the Stadium Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Not long ago, the tradition of staging mammoth rock concerts at football and baseball stadiums appeared headed the way of the eight-track tape. The once-popular attraction had "almost disappeared from the map," notes Gary Bongiovanni, editor of the concert industry publication Pollstar.

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  3. Hawaiia s food and wine fest boasts big Bay Area namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    That very loud ticktock you hear is the looming deadline for our Best of California travel photo contest, which closes at 5 p.m. Sunday. You still have a few hours, so get out there and snap away.

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  4. Quinn: Surviving the space warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    I was interested in how the space wars for startups differ today from the dot-com era. The new startups, like their forefathers, are reinventing the workplace even as they fight for survival.

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  5. Daytime dramasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    "The Bold and the Beautiful": Maya and Nicole discovered Liam eavesdropping on their private conversation, but he covered himself by discussing the possibility of Nicole becoming the next model for Forrester Creations. Maya defended Rick's management style when Liam voiced his disapproval.

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  6. Silicon Valley, Bay Area see huge rise in binge drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Whether quaffing artisanal cocktails at hipster bars or knocking back no-name beers on the couch, more Americans are binge drinking, a new major study of alcohol use concludes. Silicon Valley residents are becoming some of the worst offenders -- and valley women are increasingly getting as wasted as the men.

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  7. Almonds get roasted in debate over California water useRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    SAN FRANCISCO >> California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people.

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  8. 'Top Chef' heads to San Francisco; 'Mad Men' viewing partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    We're talking about KQED's new seven-part series, "Supper Club," which features Michelin-starred "demon chef" Alvin Leung zipping around the world to hobnob, sip and nosh with chefs, musicians and artists. Leung, whose three-star Bo Innovation in Hong Kong specializes in what he calls "X-Treme" Chinese fusion, gave himself that devilish moniker.

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  9. The Residents thrive on odd mix of fame and obscurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    More than 40 years after forming, Bay Area band The Residents have released some 60 albums, earned international acclaim as groundbreakers in avant-garde rock and multimedia performance art, seen their videos enshrined in the New York's Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection and now are the subject of a documentary screening Saturday at the San Francisco Film Festival. That's extraordinary in an age in which privacy is nearly impossible, but The Residents refuse to show their faces, reveal their names in public or be interviewed by the press.

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  10. Scientists find radioactive WWII aircraft carrier off San Francisco coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    The U.S.S. Independence, a WWII-era aircraft carrier, has been discovered beneath 2,600 feet of water off the coast of the Farallon Islands. This image from NOAA depicts the Independence as it appeared during its wartime service and a sonar image of the ship at rest at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, upright and mostly intact.

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  11. California salmon outlook is good for 2015, ominous in the long runRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Commercial fisherman Tom Hart from Moss Landing brings in a catch of salmon after fishing for four days. The commercial salmon season is closed from Pigeon Point south to Point Sur From June 1 to July 4 to allow the salmon to return to the rivers for spawning.

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  12. Author alert: Poets Matthew Zapruder and Robert Hass appear at a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    April is National Poetry Month, and there are observances going on all over the Bay Area. Today's featured writer, Matthew Zapruder, joins former national poet laureate Robert Hass of UC Berkeley, Molly Giles and others in a release party for the literary magazine Zyzzyva's spring issue.

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  13. Wente Vineyards' new chef seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    How many E's in Budweiser, people? A survey by Bartrendr -- a boozy Instagram-meets-Yelp app -- has discovered that 42 percent of Americans can't spell the popular brewski's name. About 90 percent can't spell Jgermeister at all -- and it's not the umlaut's fault.

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  14. Pregnancies spaced 2 years apart for average U.S. mom; 30 percent called too closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2 years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows. Experts say mothers should wait at least 18 months to give their body time to recover and increase the chances the next child is full-term and healthy.

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  15. Sweating the small so so you dona t have toRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Not much in the way of “major news” this week, other than a proliferation of fireworks being heard on Elliot Street which people often seem to mistake for gunshots. Why people would be using fireworks at this time of year, however, is beyond me.

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  16. Wente Vineyards' new chef seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    How many E's in Budweiser, people? A survey by Bartrendr -- a boozy Instagram-meets-Yelp app -- has discovered that 42 percent of Americans can't spell the popular brewski's name. About 90 percent can't spell Jgermeister at all -- and it's not the umlaut's fault.

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  17. Watch: New 'Ant-Man' trailer gives up more detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Marvel has released a new trailer for "Ant-Man" in which Paul Rudd's tiny title character fights another tiny guy dressed up as a bee that happens to have lasers shoot out of his suit. The trailer also shows the origins, at least partially, of Rudd's not-suited character Scott Lang and how, when he puts on the suit and shrinks, he can beat the snot out of full-sized people.

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  18. New breed of foster parents essential to normalcy initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    The effort to improve the lives of America's foster children may hinge on whether state and local agencies can recruit enough skilled, dedicated foster parents who buy into the concept. Under a federal bill enacted last fall, child-welfare officials are directed to promote “normalcy” for foster children - encouraging their caretakers to let them engage in a full range of extracurricular activities on par with other children.

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  19. Author alert: Poets Matthew Zapruder and Robert Hass appear at a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    April is National Poetry Month, and there are observances going on all over the Bay Area. Today's featured writer, Matthew Zapruder, joins former national poet laureate Robert Hass of UC Berkeley, Molly Giles and others in a release party for the literary magazine Zyzzyva's spring issue.

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  20. Strawberry desserts for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Dessert trends come and go, but there are few ingredients that excite pastry chefs more than strawberries. The perfect accompaniment to ice cream, tortes, shortcakes and more, those crimson berries herald a season filled with the sweetest possibilities.

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