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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee a dispute about an odd piece of U.S. citizenship law that treats men and women differently.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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The U.S. Supreme Court refused to reopen a case over public-sector workers' obligation to help fund the union that represents them, leaving intact a 4-4 deadlock.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Greg Stohr, Bloomberg | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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WASHINGTON -- A new Washington study says Donald Trump's tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the coming decade, mostly because of his ambitious and expensive tax cuts.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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PepsiCo is creating a new diet beverage for fans of aspartame less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concerns.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Staff will work on a permit agreement to allow bingo hall at Cypress Square
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Roni Gehlke, Correspondent | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Cantando asks for more information on challenges the technology presents
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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A’s feast on Giants bullpen offerings at AT&T Park.
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Moraga police credited a man's timely call with helping solve a series of residential burglaries in the last week.
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Josh Reddick returns, and Jake Smolinski smokes a three-run homer in the 8th as Oakland wins 13-11 in dramatic fashion
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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California voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana after Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that initiative proponents turned in more than enough signatures to place the question on the November ballot.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Jonathan J. Cooper , Associated Press | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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With Alameda County passing a homeless housing bond measure on the heels of Santa Clara County and one in the works in San Mateo County, homeless advocates say momentum is at a high for 'housing first' solutions, although some caution that will need...
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Celeste Guap, drunk and lost while vacationing in Puerto Rico last year, called Oakland police Officer Brendan O'Brien for help. The unanswered phone call appears to have set off a chain of events, ending in the officer shooting himself to death after...
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Superior Court rejects request to put disputed home issue before voters
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Despite overwhelming support Tuesday for an initiative that asks businesses to offer extra hours to part-time employees before hiring more workers, the City Council declined to adopt it and will instead let voters decide the issue in November.
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Walnut Creek Branch 8: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 11, Concord Hilton, 1970 Diamond Blvd. Lamorinda Branch 174: 11 a.m. July 13, Holy Trinity Culture Center, 1700 School St.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Contra Costa Times | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Warriors Stephen Curry and Andre Igoudala among perspectives in oral history of The Block by James.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Daniel Mano | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Slow down, show walkers courtesyOne of the most interesting aspects of living, working, and walking in the communities of Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette and Walnut Creek is the dreadful lack of regard motorists have for pedestrians.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Walnut Creek Journal & Lamorinda Sun | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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City Council: 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, City Council chamber, 1666 N. Main St.; special meeting 4 p.m. June 28, Third Floor Conference Room. Arts Commission: 6 p.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Walnut Creek Journal & Lamorinda Sun | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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One pedestrian was killed and another was injured Tuesday afternoon when a vehicle hit them in Oakley, police told NBC Bay Area.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay Area News Group reports | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Nicholas O'Dea, Las Lomas Class of 2015, earned a perfect score on the advanced placement macroeconomics exam which he took as a high school senior. He was one of only 22 students in the world to earn every point possible on that exam.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Walnut Creek Journal & Lamorinda Sun | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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LafayetteThe following excerpts are from the Lafayette police log:Sunday, June 12 residential burglary: A residential burglary was reported in the 3200 block of Andreasen Drive at 3:24 p.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Walnut Creek Journal & Lamorinda Sun | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Kyrie pokes at and praises Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Harrison barnes after helping the Cavaliers topple defending NBA champion Golden State.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Daniel Mano | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Carlos Reyes, widely respected musician, plays at Aegis
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Lou Fancher, Correspondent | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Golden State will reportedly make signing Barnes a top priority in the event they can't lure Durant away
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Wire reports | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Three people were convicted of crimes where the Pittsburg police intentionally withheld police misconduct records, according to the Contra Costa Public Defender's Office. The city and its police chief say the mistakes were 'inadvertent.' All three cases...
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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The murder trial for Darnell Washington is set to begin, and Contra Costa County Sheriff's Deputies have increased their presence in Martinez's A.F. Bray Courthouse.
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Introduction to Permaculture Workshop -- 10 a.m. to noon. March 5 is the first in a 12 week series. Instructor Kevin Repp will explore regenerative methods of living and sustainable agriculture.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Valley Journal/Times-Herald | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Responding to users' complaints, the company is changing the Windows 10 upgrade alert so that it will be easier for users to dismiss the prompts and decline to upgrade.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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New details about the 2015 Antioch homicide of 69-year-old Johnny Reed recently surfaced, when an Antioch cop testified that the woman arrested had told police she killed Reed in self-defense.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Online lending marketplace says drop in loan volumes is behind workforce cuts.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Under a proposal to form a regional body to regulate taxicab service, drivers and cab companies would need one permit to operate in any city in Contra Costa County.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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'America's Got Talent' and 'Game of Thrones' top the Nielsen's top national prime-time shows
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Wire Services | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Lady Gaga's Instagram photo of herself with the Dalai Lama anger fans in China who regard the Tibetan spiritual leader to be an enemy of their state.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Police on Tuesday announced the arrests of three suspects in the May shooting death of a Manteca man outside a San Leandro senior center.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay Area News Group | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Lena Dunham spoke out against Kanye West's new music video for his song 'Famous,' saying its depictions of Taylor Swift and other sleeping nude female celebrities recalls a 'snuff film' and is harmful to teenage girls and other women.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Commissioners want design to have strong library identity, dominant entrance
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Paula King, For the East Bay Times | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Shepherd's Gate provides care, programs for women and children
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Tammy Hansen, For the Times | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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The Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday considered several pieces of legislation introduced in the wake of national outrage over Stanford student-athlete Brock Turner's light punishment for sexual assault.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Dan Honda/Staff photosGeorge Enos, top photo, and his sons Austin Enos, 3, and Tyler Enos, 10, stay cool under their man-made shade and water fans at Discovery Bay's Great American Campout in Cornell Park on Saturday.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Contra Costa Times | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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The Celebrate Antioch committee has become 'pretty darn good' at putting on the huge party that is the Antioch Fourth of July Celebration. This year's event begins with a parade and concludes with a traditional fireworks display.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Trine Gallegos, For the East Bay Times | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, wounding multiple people. The official said Tuesday it was unclear whether the explosions were caused by bombs or a suicide attack.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Dominique Soguel, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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GORMAN, Calif. (AP) -- A fiery minivan wreck killed two mothers and their four children early Tuesday on a highway in northern Los Angeles County, authorities said.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Officials said a big rig that apparently kept going leaked oil from the southbound 66th Avenue offramp in East Oakland to near the entrance to Coliseum parking lots.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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A 28-year-old man survived a shooting Monday night, and authorities arrested a 41-year-old man in the aftermath, a spokesman for the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office said.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Spirit of Earth, Wind Fire at El CampanilANTIOCH — Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at El Campanil Theatre, 602 W.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Earlier this year, Navio welcomed new chef Jason Pringle. You know he's doing something right when peers such as Peter Armellino, chef of the Michelin-starred Plumed Horse, single him out on Facebook and Twitter for 'slaying it.'
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Jennifer Graue, Correspondent | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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This visually compelling but otherwise bland adaptation of Roald Dahl's 1982 fantasy -- starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnshill and Penelope Wilton -- just may lull viewers to sleep.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Caitlyn Jenner, in a new Sports Illustrated interview, reveals she hated the masculine, macho body she had as an Olympic champion in 1976.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Bold flavors and simple, yet perfectly executed fare from celebrity chef Jonathan Waxman give Bay Area residents a reason to head back to San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Pinterest on Tuesday introduced more tools aimed at making it easier for people to shop on the website.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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