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  1. Prison scrambles as Legionnaires' disease sickens inmateRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Officials at California's oldest state prison scrambled to provide safe drinking water to thousands of inmates after waterborne Legionnaires' disease hospitalized one inmate and was suspected of sickening more than two dozen others. A 3,800-gallon water tanker was hauled to the 163-year-old prison north of San Francisco, along with 2,800 liter bottles and a makeshift assortment of containers holding another 380 gallons of water.

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  2. Ex Red Hot Chili Peppers bandmate's stolen guitar foundRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Police in San Francisco have recovered a guitar owned by a former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers two weeks before it was to be loaned to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Officer Carlos Manfredi said Friday that the 1966 Fender Telecaster, valued at $30,000, was owned by John Frusciante, who played for the rock band for several years.

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  3. Cal hires Andre Carter as student assistant coachRead the original story

    Thursday | My Mother Lode

    Former California and NFL star Andre Carter has returned to the Golden Bears' football program as a student assistant coach. Carter played 13 years in the NFL after being drafted seventh overall by San Francisco in 2001.

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  4. Key committee fails to take up California minimum wage billRead the original story

    Thursday | My Mother Lode

    A proposal to raise California's minimum wage and tie future increases to inflation was not taken up in time by a key state legislative committee, likely stalling the effort for this year. The Assembly Appropriations Committee did not take up SB3 by Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco on Thursday, the last day to send bills out.

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  5. Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | My Mother Lode

    It sent a letter Thursday to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found that undercover videos of its officials were heavily altered by anti-abortion activists. The move was the latest development in a heated dispute that has riled people on both sides of the abortion debate.

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  6. Cowboys break camp early but in keeping with routineRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | My Mother Lode

    The Cowboys have broken camp in California, technically a day early but in keeping with their routine for preseason games this year. Dallas ended a 29-day run in Oxnard with a Thursday morning practice that wrapped up with rookie defensive end Randy Gregory catching a punt in a challenge from coach Jason Garrett.

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  7. Judge won't toss charges in Chinatown racketeering caseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | My Mother Lode

    A federal judge has refused to throw out racketeering charges against a man arrested in a federal money laundering and corruption probe that also led to charges against a California state senator. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer on Thursday rejected arguments by lawyers for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow that he was being selectively prosecuted while other people caught in a government probe were let go.

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  8. 5 California Things to Know for TodayRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | My Mother Lode

    AP review: Millions donated by Californians on tax returns sit unspent in government accounts and some funding never reaches target. Ex-reporter who gunned down Virginia TV crew during broadcast grew up in Oakland, graduated from San Francisco State University.

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  9. Fatal shot in San Francisco pier shooting was ricochetRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say show the killing was an accident. But San Francisco police inspector John Evans testified the bullet traveled in a straight line, suggesting Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez was pointing the gun in the direction of Kate Steinle, 32. The competing versions of the same event emerged Wednesday during the second day of a preliminary hearing held to determine if there's enough evidence for Lopez-Sanchez to stand trial on murder charges.

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  10. GOP bill aims to prevent jail releases like SF pier shootingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | My Mother Lode

    Republican lawmakers want to block immigrants in the country illegally from being returned to a city if local California officials won't pursue a felony conviction. GOP members announced SB57 on Wednesday in response to the killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle on a San Francisco pier in July.

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  11. Sanctuary City Laws Go UnchallengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | My Mother Lode

    The California State Senate Committee on Public Safety is not going to address legislation related to the killing of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco on July 1st. Mexican national Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, charged with her murder, has previously been deported five times but was released without immigration authorities being notified avoiding a sixth deportation.

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  12. Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic everRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | My Mother Lode

    More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror. Commuters in Washington, D.C., suffer the most, losing an average of 82 hours a year to rush-hour slowdowns, a new study finds.

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  13. Tourist shot during robbery, 2 suspects in custody in SFRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | My Mother Lode

    San Francisco police say two suspects have been arrested in the mugging and shooting of a tourist who was attacked in the Russian Hill neighborhood, known for its iconic winding stretch of Lombard Street. Officer Albie Esparza tells The San Francisco Chronicle the victim, believed to be from Thailand, was sightseeing on Lombard Street Tuesday when two muggers stole his camera and one of them shot him in the shoulder when he started to chase them.

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  14. San Francisco judge deciding if murder suspect stands trialRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | My Mother Lode

    A judge is deciding whether to schedule a murder trial for a Mexican national at the center of a national immigration debate who admitted to shooting and killing a young San Francisco woman while she walked along the city's waterfront last month. San Francisco Judge Brendan Conroy could rule as early as Wednesday after a second day of testimony concludes in the preliminary hearing for Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez. 3 comments

  15. 49ers, Broncos hope for 2 clean practices minus fightingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | My Mother Lode

    Jim Tomsula won't tolerate fighting from his San Francisco players when they take the field with the Broncos this week for a pair of joint practices. Given the skirmishes around the league so far in such two-team training-camp scenarios, the Niners and Broncos want to keep things classy in the Mile High City.

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  16. Uber to work with UofA on mapping, self driving carsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | My Mother Lode

    Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona to develop mapping technology as the ride-hailing company expands its research of driverless car technology. The partnership announced Tuesday between the San Francisco-based company and the university includes a $25,000 grant to UofA's College of Optical Sciences.

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  17. California cardinal accused of drunken driving in HawaiiRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | My Mother Lode

    A former San Francisco archbishop and one of the highest-ranking American officials of the Roman Catholic Church has been arrested in Hawaii on suspicion of drunken driving. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported Monday that Cardinal William Joseph Levada of Menlo Park, California, was stopped last week while driving on the Big Island.

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  18. ARRAY(0x1021b8b0)Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | My Mother Lode

    A veteran computer scientist hates sitting in his car at stop lights, so he creates software that makes the experience less annoying. A former engineering professor wants to double the range of today's electric vehicles.

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  19. Hearing set for immigrant charged in San Francisco slayingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | My Mother Lode

    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

  20. Hang glider killed in San Francisco identifiedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | My Mother Lode

    A 69-year-old San Francisco man who has died in a hang-gliding accident in the city's Golden Gate National Recreation Area has been identified. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Monday that Rafael Lavin was hang gliding at the popular site when he slammed into the hill around 3:50 p.m. Sunday.

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