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  1. Iggy Azalea: I have more belief in myself as a trendsetterRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | My Mother Lode

    As Iggy Azalea readies the release of her sophomore album, the rapper says she's feeling more self-assured and less worried about being or sounding cool. "I think I'm more confident, and I think I have more belief in what I think is cool rather than worrying about what other people are going to like," Azalea said in an interview Friday.

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  2. Band's frontman: No Super Bowl halftime show for MetallicaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | My Mother Lode

    While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind. "As far as us playing halftime for the Super Bowl, I have a feeling that ship has passed," Hetfield told The Associated Press before a sound check on Friday in San Francisco.

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  3. Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supportersRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | My Mother Lode

    Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday. The announcement demonstrated efforts by Twitter to automatically identify tweets supporting terrorism, reflecting increased pressure placed by the U.S. government for social media companies to respond to abuse more proactively.

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  4. Man who gave name to "Peanuts'" Linus dies at age 90Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | My Mother Lode

    Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told The Associated Press on Friday night. His exact cause of death was not clear, but he had struggled with Parkinson's disease and heart trouble late in life.

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  5. If it's Derby prep season, count on Baffert to be all inRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | My Mother Lode

    Training horses in L.A. one morning, gabbing with NFL Hall of Famers in San Francisco the next, then back home again to prepare his latest Kentucky Derby contenders for a prep race at Santa Anita. And, oh, yes.

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  6. High Profile Ambassadors Named to YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | My Mother Lode

    On Wednesday, the park announced that the ambassadors include Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, U.S. Representative Mike Thompson , University of California President Janet Napolitano, historian and filmmaker Dayton Duncan, author Terry Tempest Williams, San Francisco news anchor Ken Bastida, and Yosemite Conservancy President and CEO Frank Dean. From the sports world, there is professional soccer player Megan Rapinoe along with world-class rock climbers Conrad Anker, Beth Rodden, Timmy O'Neill and Tommy Caldwell.

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  7. The Latest: California officer stabbed multiple timesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities say a California Highway Patrol officer has been stabbed multiple times in San Francisco but is expected to survive. CHP Chief Ernie Sanchez tells the San Francisco Chronicle that the officer was stabbed in the neck and arm Tuesday morning. 1 comment

  8. The Latest: Probable leader of jail escape deserted MarinesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | My Mother Lode

    A Marine Corps spokeswoman says one of three inmates who escaped from a California jail had been court martialed for deserting the Marines in 1999. Spokeswoman Yvonne Carlock said Tuesday that 37-year-old Hossein Nayeri spent 47 days in the brig and received a bad conduct discharge in 2001.

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  9. California Highway Patrol officer stabbed in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | My Mother Lode

    San Francisco Police say the officer was stabbed at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday near an on-ramp to the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge.

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  10. Crews demolishing San Francisco house sliding off hillRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | My Mother Lode

    Homeowner Ronald Martell says the house has separated more than a foot from the curb and has sunk more than a foot. The city ordered an emergency demolition Thursday, and work continued Friday.

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  11. California senate backs Public Utilities Commission reformsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | My Mother Lode

    The state Senate has approved two bills aimed at reigning in the California Public Utilities Commission following allegations that the powerful agency is too cozy with the utilities it regulates. Democratic senators who wrote the bills say they're negotiating with Brown's office in hopes of finding a compromise.

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  12. Creator of covert Planned Parenthood videos in the spotlightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | My Mother Lode

    David Daleiden became an anti-abortion activist back in high school in Davis, California, learning tactics from his elders and helping mobilize his peers. In college, he co-wrote an article with a professor depicting self-doubt among some abortion providers.

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  13. APNewsBreak: $1 billion insured losses in California firesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | My Mother Lode

    Damage from two destructive Northern California wildfires that killed six and sent thousands fleeing their homes topped $1 billion in insured losses, according to a preliminary estimate by the state's insurance department. The two fires started days apart in September, burning more than 200 square miles of remote, mountainous territory north and northeast of San Francisco.

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  14. 'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | My Mother Lode

    Starting this month, The Nature Conservancy is asking tech junkies to capture the flooding and coastal erosion that come with El Nino, a weather pattern that's bringing California its wettest winter in years -- and all in the name of science. The idea is that crowd-sourced, geotagged images of storm surges and flooded beaches will give scientists a brief window into what the future holds as sea levels rise from global warming, a sort of a crystal ball for climate change.

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  15. George Takei's 'Allegiance' plots a life away from BroadwayRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | My Mother Lode

    Theatergoers' allegiance to "Allegiance" on Broadway may not have been strong, but its creators vow to get their musical seen elsewhere. "I know it has a life," said George Takei, who helped turn his childhood memories of being forced into a Wyoming internment camp into the show, which he also stars in.

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  16. Wet January continues in California with latest stormRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | My Mother Lode

    Still recovering from a weekend storm that brought down trees and battered coastlines, California is getting hit with more heavy rain and snow. The National Weather Service issued flood advisories for the Sacramento region and the Central California coast Tuesday.

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  17. San Francisco bracing for Super Bowl crowds, trafficRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | My Mother Lode

    San Francisco residents are being warned to brace for heavy traffic and big crowds when Super Bowl festivities get under way. The Super Bowl will take place on Feb. 7 about 40 miles south of San Francisco.

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  18. Victim of tour bus crash identified as 82 year oldRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities have identified the pedestrian struck and killed by a sightseeing bus in San Francisco as an 82-year-old local resident. The medical examiner's office says the victim was Pieter Roell .

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  19. Tahoe economic study finds uneven recovery; workers sufferRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 17 | My Mother Lode

    Lake Tahoe's working class neighborhoods are suffering during an uneven economic recovery because of under-paying jobs, out-of-reach housing costs and aging infrastructure, according to a nonprofit group formed five years ago to develop strategies to diversify the economy. More than 3 million visitors annually pump an estimated $2 billion into the Tahoe area's economy, but most tourists rarely see the blight off the beaten path where seasonal workers live in rundown apartments and old motel rooms converted into long-term housing, according to a recent report by the Tahoe Prosperity Center.

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  20. San Francisco sightseeing bus hits, kills pedestrianRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 16 | My Mother Lode

    Officer Carlos Manfredi said a man was crossing the street in the city's Pacific Heights neighborhood when he was hit and crushed under the wheels of a Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus on Saturday afternoon. The driver's seat is on the right of the double-decker bus, which has an open top like the ubiquitous sightseeing buses in many scenic cities.

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