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  1. San Francisco school election delay sparks criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A student election at a mostly Hispanic San Francisco middle school turned into a debate about the democratic process when the principal delayed the results because the winners did not reflect the school's diverse student body. Everett Middle School Principal Lena Van Haren announced the winners on Monday, more than a week after the results were known.

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  2. Plane returns to Los Angeles after fight between passengersRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A Southwest Airlines jetliner on its way to San Francisco returned to Los Angeles International Airport shortly after takeoff because of a fight between two passengers, officials said. FBI agents met the plane at the gate late Sunday and one person was removed from the Boeing 737, Southwest spokeswoman Melissa Ford told The Associated Press.

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  3. Californians conduct annual earthquake safety drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    California conducted its annual "drop, cover, and hold on" drill to teach citizens how to protect themselves while an earthquake is occurring. More than 10 million residents of the earthquake-prone state signed up to participate in the 2015 Great California ShakeOut, an event that began in 2008, organizers said.

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  4. 3 charged with killing tourist, hiker arrive in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Three young transients charged in the shooting deaths of a Canadian backpacker in San Francisco and a yoga instructor in Marin County have been booked into a California jail and face arraignment later this week. The three arrived in California and were taken to Marin County jail in San Rafael Monday evening, the county sheriff's office said.

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  5. Police: Trio used stolen gun to rob, kill 2 in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said. The handgun was reported stolen on Oct. 1 from the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood in San Francisco, police commander Toney Chaplin said on Friday.

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  6. San Francisco's last gun store closing doors for goodRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to its business. "It's with tremendous sadness and regret that I have to announce we are closing our shop," High Bridge Arms manager Steve Alcairo announced in a Facebook post on Sept.

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  7. Some California fire evacuees return to little more than ashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Krystal La Plante and her boyfriend returned to the remains of their three-bedroom home to find only a ceramic drip coffee pot and one of her pottery pieces. Her little "piece of heaven," flanked by trees as high as she could see, was gone.

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  8. California wildfire evacuees return to ashes, damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Krystal La Plante and her boyfriend returned to the remains of their three-bedroom home in Anderson Springs and all they found was a ceramic drip coffee pot and one of her pottery pieces. Her little "piece of heaven" flanked by trees as high as she could see, was gone.

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  9. Scope of devastation clearer as wildfire evacuees returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The scope of the devastation from one of California's most destructive wildfires is becoming clearer and so too is the size of the humanitarian need in one of the state's poorer counties. More than 1,000 homes have been confirmed destroyed and the number likely will go higher as assessment continues in Lake County, 90 miles north of San Francisco.

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  10. State orders California firm to stop tapping Sierra springsRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is later bottled and sold in stores, officials said Wednesday. It would be the first such action taken this year against a commercial water bottling business under tight drought restrictions, said Kathy Mrowka, enforcement manager of the state Water Resources Control Board.

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  11. Immigrant suspect faces tough battle fighting murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Even if the suspect at the center of a national immigration debate accidentally fired the shot that killed a young woman on San Francisco's Pier 14, it may not help his case. A jury can still conclude that simply handling a semi-automatic pistol in a crowded tourist area was so reckless that he's guilty of second-degree murder rather than a less severe manslaughter allegation, legal experts said.

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  12. Hearing set for immigrant charged in San Francisco slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A San Francisco judge is set to hear evidence in a shooting death at a local pier that became a flashpoint in the national immigration debate because federal authorities had requested city officials keep the suspect locked up. Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez is due in court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence to try him on a murder charge in the July slaying of Kathryn Steinle, 32. Steinle was shot during an evening stroll with her father and a family friend. 2 comments

  13. Western wildfires: Wind, heat, dry land fueling large blazesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Winds are helping stoke wildfires sweeping across the West, posing problems for firefighters trying to contain the flames fed by drought. Firefighters across the Pacific Northwest are working to protect property from fast-moving wildfires that destroyed multiple homes in eastern Oregon, cut off power in Washington and forced thousands of evacuations throughout the region.

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  14. Western wildfires: Resort evacuated in dry rural OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Winds in the West are helping stoke wildfires sweeping across the Northern Rocky Mountains, Pacific Northwest and elsewhere, posing problems for firefighters trying to contain the flames fed by drought. As weather was expected to worsen fires in some areas, the federal government said it will exhaust its firefighting budget next week.

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  15. Hold it! San Francisco uses paint to fight public urinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Public urination has gotten so bad in San Francisco that the city has painted nine walls with a repellant paint that makes pee spray back on the offender. It's the latest effort to address a chronic problem in a city where the public works director calls himself Mr. Clean: Walls are coated with a clear, liquid repellant material that goes on much like paint.

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  16. Residents evacuate after new wildfire erupts near blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    For the second time in as many weeks, residents had to evacuate their homes after a new wildfire erupted near a destructive blaze that has been burning for days in Northern California's rocky hills north of San Francisco. The new blaze, which erupted Sunday several miles away from the community of Lower Lake, had burned 9 square miles by Monday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.

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  17. Wildfire burning near massive blaze expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The blaze had burned 9 square miles by Monday afternoon, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. It broke out several miles away from the community of Lower Lake Sunday afternoon and quickly spread.

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  18. Crews report some progress against huge California wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Firefighters are reporting some progress against a Northern California wildfire that has charred more than 100 square miles of terrain, destroying buildings, threatening many others and sending thousands of residents fleeing. As firefighters and equipment from outside the state poured in to battle the blaze burning about 100 miles north of San Francisco, more than 13,000 people were required or urged to leave their homes, vacation cabins and campsites.

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  19. Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more. As firefighters and equipment from outside the state poured in to battle the blaze burning 10 miles from Clear Lake, more than 13,000 people were required or urged to leave their homes, vacation cabins and campsites in the latest fire-prone region to find itself under siege.

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  20. Attorney: FBI accused San Francisco mayor of taking bribesRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    San Francisco's mayor was accused by the FBI of taking bribes in exchange for favors, attorneys for a defendant in an organized crime case centered on San Francisco's Chinatown said Tuesday. In a court filing, Curtis Briggs, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, cites as the source of the FBI's allegation documents turned over to him by the government as part of the process of mounting a defense for his client.

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