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  1. Storm system heads toward drought-stricken CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    SAN FRANCISCO >> Drought-stricken California was set to get some relief from an approaching storm that forecasters said would be unusually strong for this time of year for parts of the state. The system was expected to touch down in San Francisco early Thursday morning with scattered showers that could dump a quarter inch of rain on parts of the region before it winds down in the late afternoon, National Weather Service forecaster Diana Henderson said.

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  2. Summer Free Music Guide 2015: The price is right and the music is greatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Just pack a picnic, round up the family/friends and enjoy one of the many free concerts going on in the Bay Area this summer. There are dozens of options, ranging from rock and pop to Latin jazz and classical to blues and beyond.

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  3. Quakes hit California, but no damage or injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    SAN FRANCISCO >> Two separate quakes at or near magnitude 4.0 hit Northern and Southern California on Sunday, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The second quake, measuring 4.0 in magnitude, struck Sunday afternoon less than 1 mile south of the San Francisco suburb of Concord, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  4. Review: Iris' focuses on unlikely New York fashion iconRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    That she reached this status -- with her vast collection of couture accessories earning a show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as attention in newspapers and magazine cover stories -- well into her 80s makes her rise worthy of "Iris," one of the last documentaries from the late Albert Maysles. The godfather of "fly on the wall" filmmaking , Maysles followed the then 90-something Apfel as she bounced around Manhattan giving talks, supervising makeovers and dressing to the nines.

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  5. 2 new food-truck events in San Jose: Eastridge, EvergreenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    On a roll: Who says the food truck market phenom is waning? In San Jose, it's expanding. The Bay Area's two big dueling promoters -- Off the Grid, which is based in San Francisco, and Moveable Feast, based in San Jose -- are both booking new weekly events.

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  6. San Francisco Symphony defies classical-music stereotypes with SoundBoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Since the San Francisco Symphony unveiled a nightclub-style venue earlier this season -- with high-tech lighting and sound, video screens and several stages -- it has become San Francisco's hottest spot for classical music. SoundBox is part of the orchestra's effort to attract younger audiences, since the average attendee age is over 60 for its Davies Symphony Hall performances.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 2 new food-truck events in San Jose: Eastridge, EvergreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    On a roll: Who says the food truck market phenom is waning? In San Jose, it's expanding. The Bay Area's two big dueling promoters -- Off the Grid, which is based in San Francisco, and Moveable Feast, based in San Jose -- are both booking new weekly events.

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  12. San Francisco Symphony defies classical-music stereotypes with SoundBoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Since the San Francisco Symphony unveiled a nightclub-style venue earlier this season -- with high-tech lighting and sound, video screens and several stages -- it has become San Francisco's hottest spot for classical music. SoundBox is part of the orchestra's effort to attract younger audiences, since the average attendee age is over 60 for its Davies Symphony Hall performances.

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. '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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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