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A 23-year-old San Ramon woman said she only realized her explicit photos were shared by the officer without her permission because her Apple iPhone was linked via Cloud technology to her iPad.
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A teenage boy remained in critical condition Wednesday morning after being shot in the head while inside a garage, police said.
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Many plants can be successfully grown not in dirt, but in water.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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San Jose Mercury News environmental reporter Paul Rogers has been named a co-winner of the Journalist of the Year award, the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists announced Tuesday.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Mercury News Staff | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Giants pitcher Jake Peavy's press conference is interrupted by Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who is working the World Series for Fox Sports
From: Inside Bay Area | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Apple Pay is what s known in the payment industry as a "contactless payment system. Such systems allow users to buy things with credit or debit cards that are stored on their phones or in the cloud. Instead of swiping a credit card at a payment terminal,...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Troy Wolverton Mercury News Columnist | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Wine-infused cupcakes and Mike Myers sightings at 4th annual NVFF. The Exploratorium is partnering with 13 Bay Area bartenders for a cocktail party. Heather Greene of 'Whisk(e)y Distilled: A Populist Guide to the Water of Life' shares tips, tricks of...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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But the latest installment in the acclaimed series doesn’t go quite far enough to create a new identity, and the gameplay suffers sometimes as a result.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Also on tap: Ensemble San Francisco goes Latin; last chance to see 'Wrestling Jersusalem; Tinariwen plays San Francisco; Nell Robinson brings her musical family story to Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Petra Polakovicova of The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay is one of only 325 Advanced Sommeliers in the country. She talks to us about stir-fry, Chateau Musar.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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How much wine do you get from a ton of grapes?
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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It's getting a little tiresome for the three Hudson children. Nearly every day in hotel rooms on the road this week, Giants' starting pitcher Tim Hudson will ask them, 'You realize we're in the World Series, right?'
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Mike Montgomery talked about Cuonzo Martin at Pac-12 media day.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The "Fury star appears in a cringe-inducing interview with Zach Galifianakis on Funny or Die s awkwardly funny show "Between Two Ferns.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Autumn is the season for decorating indoors or out with gourds and Indian corn, and then saving the seeds from favorites so you can plant and grow your own next year.
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It's a horrible feeling to arrive home and discover that you lost your key. If only you had a spare you could use to gain entry. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to hide that spare key.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By William Hageman Chicago Tribune | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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'Hardy' cyclamens differ from the florists' varieties not only in their diminutive leaves and flowers but also in their ability to live outdoors year round, even in places where temperatures drop below freezing.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Lee ReichAssociated Press | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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This apple-squash soup gets its creaminess from pureed butternut squash.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Recipe from Dona Dickie | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Readers share recipes for split-pea and other hearty, creamy soups for fall.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Kim BoatmanFor the Mercury News | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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This easy split-pea soup recipe simmers all day in a slow cooker.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Recipe contributed by DeAnna Alm | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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When it comes to which is the best or worst Halloween candy, readers rush in to defend candy corn, Butterfingers and others.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Alamedans came together for a pancake breakfast Sunday at the Elks Lodge for the American Red Cross to help the city's arson victims.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: --- Alameda Journal | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Veteran goalie Antti Niemi will start in goal when the San Jose Sharks face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night at the SAP Center.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Mike Honda wants voters to think he and Ro Khanna are far apart on corporate profit 'repatriation' and Social Security, but they're really not.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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A Craigslist sale of a cell phone ended in a robbery Tuesday in Lafayette, authorities said.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Besides being charged in the fatal stabbing, the 26-year-old suspect is now also accused of two armed Oakland carjackings, one that happened outside the slain man's home a few minutes after police believe he was fatally stabbed.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Harry Harris Oakland Tribune | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The 1926 five-bedroom, four-bath Spanish Revival house had not been touched in years, and it was in desperate need of an update. Although its new owners took 60 percent of the house down to the studs, for them the remodel was about staying true to the...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Lisa Boone Los Angeles Times | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Nothing changed at practice Thursday, with the same banged-up players on the field in hopes of making it back in time for the upcoming game against the Cleveland Browns and the same guys absent. Menelik Watson is working at right… Continue Reading...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Steve Corkran | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Aaron Sorkin says the Oscar-winning actor will “crush it” in the role of the Apple co-founder, who was portrayed by Ashton Kutcher in a previous movie.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Frozen meatballs are a total time-saver, but some are great and some are horrible.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Jolene ThymFor the Contra Costa Times | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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This cozy fall supper -- a white bean and farro soup -- is just what you need on a frantic weeknight.
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Joshua Gilbert, 25, of Tracy was chased down by an Alameda County Sheriff's Office police dog in the 6800 block of East Avenue in unincorporated Livermore.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Natalie Neysa Alund Bay Area News Group | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Oakland Raiders at Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Nairobi, the 25-year old female reticulated giraffe at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, was humanely euthanized Tuesday after it was determined by animal care staff and veterinarians that her quality of life had diminished considerably due to advanced age,...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: (Vallejo) Times-Herald | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The death certificate also reveals the “Modern Family” actress suffered from cirrhosis to the liver.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The Smith Family Farm features a corn maze, beekeeping, sachets made from herbs, farm animals, live music and hayrides are all a part of the activities along with many pumpkins from which to choose.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Contra Costa Times | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Datelines: A variety of events slated in East Contra Costa:
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Brentwood News | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Video surveillance posted to social media sites effectively led to the arrest of a man suspected of burglarizing a Fremont business earlier this month, police said.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it's been reported that "Mama June" Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June's....
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Animals available for adoption from Antioch Animal Services
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Contra Costa Times | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) said Wednesday it established an Ebola hotline and call center to respond to inquiries related to the disease.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Five real estate investors accused of rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in San Francisco and San Mateo County have been indicted in federal court in San Francisco, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Three MS-13 gang members were sentenced to 27 years in prison Wednesday morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they mistook him for a rival gang member, federal prosecutors said.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Two teens were arrested after officers caught them allegedly burglarizing a home in Pinole on Monday afternoon, police said.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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A poll released Wednesday shows that the Oakland mayoral race is tightening with Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan's lead against her top three opponents falling within the poll's 4.4 percent margin of error.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and his brother, Marc, face an arraignment Thursday in Newark.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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MORAGA -- For the 17th year, Bobbie and Tom Preston of Moraga are doing their Cycle Recycle program, in which they collect repairable bikes to be refurbished and given to charitable groups to distribute at Christmas.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Sam RichardsContra Costa Times | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Weather won't be a factor this time when the Cal Golden Bears host the No. 6 Oregon Ducks in the 49ers' new Levi's Stadium.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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