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Oakland

Kory Sheets: ‘I’m a more complete player’ – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Kory Sheets, the reigning Canadian Football League Grey Cup MVP and newest member of the Oakland Raiders, insists he is a different running back than the last time his name dotted an NFL roster. “I’m a more complete player,” Sheets told ESPN radio …Kory Sheets eyes starting opportunity in Raiders’ “wide open” backfieldFanIQ (blog)Raiders’ […]

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San Francisco

Tibetan Holy Leader The Dalai Lama To Visit San Francisco, Berkeley, Santa … – CBS Local

Tibetan Holy Leader The Dalai Lama To Visit San Francisco, Berkeley, Santa …CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, arrives in the Bay Area on Saturday for a series of public lectures about happiness, compassion, and business. The Lama, who went by the name […]

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San Francisco

Google May House Startups in San Francisco’s Historic Latino Community – ColorLines magazine

ColorLines magazineThe move highlights the growing trend of Internet firms in Silicon Valley where a fierce competition for tech talent has led them to expand in San Francisco so they can lure new employees who don’t want to commute to Mountain View, Palo Alto and …Google to house startups in San Francisco’s Mission districtVenture Capital […]

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Oakland

Oakland police identify gender of burned body in park – abc7news.com

abc7news.comOfficers found the body of a woman still burning just after 10 p.m. on Skyline Boulevard near the gate of Redwood Regional Park. That’s near Oakland’s Montclair neighborhood. One resident believes the park’s location may have played a part in the crime.Woman’s burned body found in Oakland parkSan Francisco ChronicleAuthorities investigate burned body found in […]

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1000s Turn Out For San Francisco’s Annual Lunar New Year Parade, Festival – CBS Local

CBS Local… New Year Parade, Festival. February 15, 2014 9:02 PM. View Comments. A parade float moves along Market Street in San Francisco’s celebration of the Year of the Horse , the Chinese New Year Parade, Saturday February 15, 2014. (photo by Mark Seelig, …‘Terracotta Warriors’ march on ‘San Francisco Chinese New Year’s Parade 2014′Examiner.comSan […]

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SF motorcyclist dies in fall from freeway – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe rider, 42-year-old Joshua Epple of San Francisco, was traveling southbound on Highway 101 near 10th Street just before 2 a.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle for unknown reasons, according to the California Highway Patrol. Epple hit the …Motorcyclist who died in fall off SF freeway entrance identifiedKTVU San FranciscoMotorcyclist Falls […]

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San Francisco

Is Tech Money Good For San Francisco’s Middle-Class? An Economist’s … – TechCrunch

Is Tech Money Good For San Francisco’s Middle-Class? An Economist’s …TechCrunchThe liberal wonderland of the San Francisco Bay Area has one of the highest concentration of wealth in the country. Twitter’s IPO, alone, created an estimated 1,600 millionaires. But, are local residents catching any of the dollar bills being shaken … …read more Source: San […]

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Oakland

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chase – San Francisco Chronicle

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chaseSan Francisco Chronicle(02-15) 00:12 PST OAKLAND — The driver of a stolen car died Friday night after crashing in East Oakland while trying to escape from the California Highway Patrol, police said. The chase began about 9:30 p.m. when CHP officers tried to stop a stolen …Oakland: […]

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Oakland

Oakland honors pioneering black aviator – Inside Bay Area

Oakland honors pioneering black aviatorInside Bay AreaBarbara Lee, D-Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan and City Councilmember Larry Reid. “Bessie Coleman was a trailblazer, an inspiration and the finest example of the remarkable contributions made by women of color in our nation’s history,” Lee said in a prepared … and more …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News […]

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Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner: USA Olympics Skaters In Glo-Blades?

Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner are the USA Olympics Figure Skaters who have taken America (and the World outside Russia) by storm. So much so, that this blogger had to ask how they would look in Glo-Blades! What are Glo-Blades? Glo-Blades are an amazing invention and skating product by Ralph Haney and his son Steven […]

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Facebook expands gender options: Social media reaction – San Jose Mercury News

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reactionSan Jose Mercury NewsBay Area News Group. Posted: 02/13/2014 10:58:45 AM PST. Updated: 02/13/2014 10:59:58 AM PST. The social networking company announces plans Thursday to roll out custom choices for pronouns and privacy for more than 150 million American users. …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google

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San Francisco

BART Riders Warned About Measles Infection From Contagious Passenger – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) – Bay Area Rapid Transit and East Bay health authorities warned BART passengers on Thursday to seek medical attention if they begin exhibiting any symptoms of measles after an infected and contagious person rode BART in the East …BART rider with measles potentially exposed thousandsSan Francisco ChronicleBART warns passengers may have […]

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Transbay Transit Center SF Construction Update: Excavation Work Complete

The Transbay Transit Center Contruction Project in San Francisco reached a special milestone on Monday, February 10th 2014: excavation work to make the underground “box” that will accommodate the structure, bus road levels, and train track levels, was finished. Now, the part of ‘filling in’ the box starts. To understand what I mean, please take […]

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San Francisco

Crane Malfunction Sends Construction Worker Plummeting From Transbay … – The San Francisco Appeal

The San Francisco Appeal3:25 PM: A worker was injured this morning when he fell from a platform at a construction site for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center, project officials said. The accident was reported at about 8:10 a.m. at a site in the 500 block of Howard …Worker Injured In Accident San Francisco Transbay […]

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San Francisco

CIM Group Acquires Office Building at 246 1st Street in San Francisco’s South … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

CIM Group Acquires Office Building at 246 1st Street in San Francisco’s South …The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)Located at the corner of 1st and Tehama Streets, 246 1st Street is conveniently situated near several major Bay Area transportation networks, including the planned Transbay Transit Center (just over one block away), the Montgomery BART and […]

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San Francisco

San Francisco’s Income Gap Captures Wall Street Spotlight: Tech – Bloomberg

San Francisco’s Income Gap Captures Wall Street Spotlight: TechBloombergWhether it’s protesters targeting Twitter Inc. (TWTR)’s new San Francisco headquarters and Google Inc. (GOOG)’s buses or the criticism against these agitators by former venture capitalist Tom Perkins, the Bay Area’s technology industry is attracting … and more …read more Source: San Francisco News By Google

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Sports

AP PHOTOS: Mavericks surfing competition underway – Washington Post

Washington PostHALF MOON BAY, Calif. — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast is underway, and the waves have not disappointed so far. Forecasters had predicted that the mix of swell size and weather would make for faces exceeding 40 feet, …Fans flock to coast for Mavericks surf contestSan Francisco ChronicleMavericks finals on […]

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San Francisco

BART Police Officer Fatally Shot During Dublin Probation Search – CBS Local

BART Police Officer Fatally Shot During Dublin Probation SearchCBS LocalDUBLIN (CBS SF) – A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was accidentally shot and killed by another officer during a probation search at an apartment complex in Dublin Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. KPIX 5 learned Tuesday night that the fallen …San Francisco BART officer accidentally […]

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NFL

Breaking Down Russell Wilson’s Struggles During the NFC Championship Game – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportSeattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson couldn’t have expected a better start to his career. After two seasons, Wilson has established himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the league. He gradually improved during his rookie season before …49ers’ NFC title game loss boiled down to three playsComcast SportsNet Bay AreaNFC championship game: brutal […]

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Oakland

Mysterious Anti-Semitic Fliers Emerge in Oakland – TheBlaze.com

TheBlaze.comAnti-Semitic fliers showing a swastika drawn on a Jewish councilwoman’s forehead were found plastered in Oakland, Calif., over the weekend. Posted throughout the Montclair district, an area represented by Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, the fliers read …Fliers Depict Swastikas on Jewish Oakland Councilwoman’s ForeheadNBC Bay AreaCalifornia Councilwoman Libby Schaaf Targeted With Swastikas in OaklandJewish Daily ForwardOakland […]

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Entertainment

This year, Sundance films take family to a new level – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPARK CITY, Utah — Family ties loom large at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Not only are filmmakers making movies about their parents and grandparents — like Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro Sr. and The Battered Bastards of Baseball — but …Robert De Niro honors father in documentaryInside Bay AreaIndian police seeking information […]