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The legislation awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature would prohibit the sale or disclosure of information, targeted ads based on school information and creation of student profiles not for educational purposes. It would also require educational tech...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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After founding a successful brokerage in Marin County, Mark A. McLaughlin took a plunge in 2009 when the real estate market was at low ebb and purchased the Bay Area’s Pacific Union brokerage based in San Francisco.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, August 29, 2014
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A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck this morning near Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Intimate images of the Oscar-winning actress began appearing online on Sunday and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online. The source of the leak wasn't immediately known.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Eric TalmadgeAssociated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday to remain with the Chiefs through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not disclose the terms of the contract....
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Dave SkrettaAssociated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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On Sept. 3, the San Francisco Symphony's music director and conductor, Michael Tilson Thomas, begins his 20th season. During an interview at his home in the Cow Hollow neighborhood, he spoke about mentors Igor Stravinsky and Leonard Bernstein, about...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Kasey Kahne wins NASCAR Sprint Cup race; Tony Stewart finishes 41st in return to racing
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Stanford product Kerri Walsh Jennings, the women's career leader in professional beach volleyball wins, moved into a tie Sunday for third place in all-time overall victories.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Team USA rebounds from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 in the Basketball World Cup in Spain
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Statistics for Adam Dunn, who was acquired by the Oakland A's from the Chicago White Sox
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Contra Costa Times | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith agreed to a four-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs worth a reported $68 million.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Russell Henley leads the Deutsche Bank Championship by one stroke on a crowded leader board that includes Rory McIlroy, two shots behind after a 64 at TPC Boston.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, September 1, 2014
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San Francisco 49ers right guard Alex Boone is expected to report to the team on Monday morning.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Hundreds of aspiring soccer stars on Sunday auditioned for a spot on the Mexican or U.S. national or developmental teams, pro teams and soccer academies. Players from as far away as Texas and Ensenada, Mexico, descended on the Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, September 1, 2014
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Oakland A's now trail Los Angeles by five games in the American League West despite finally ending 29-inning scoreless streak
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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San Francisco Giants' winning streak at six after 15-5 win over Milwaukee Brewers
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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San Andreas Fault study in 2-mile deep borehole languishes as feds shift funds. Early drilling success overshadowed by loss of key instrument package.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Tougher environmental laws and spending rules ended the era of big dams. Might it be making a comeback amid the drought?
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Coco Crisp out of Oakland lineup Sunday for second consecutive day, but shortstop Jed Lowrie could be back Monday for game against Seattle Mariners.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Defensive lineman Benson Mayowa played two games last season for NFL champion Seattle Seahawks
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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New footage of the construction site of the new Apple headquarters shows the project from the Cupertino sky.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News Digital Staff | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Ray McDonald case has its roots in Aldon Smith case and the 49ers' refusal to discipline, a failure that begins with Jed York and Trent Baalke.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tim KawakamiMercury News Columnist | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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After falling four games behind the Angels in the American League West, the A's made a move to add some offense by acquiring DH/first baseman Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox Sunday morning
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Several outlets saying the San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman was arrested Sunday morning by San Jose cops.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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A motorcyclist who appeared to be speeding on U.S. Highway 101 died early Saturday morning after apparently colliding with the back of a car, the California Highway Patrol said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Rick HurdContra Costa Times | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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San Jose police have booked Ray McDonald, defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers, into jail on domestic violence charges.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A New York special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund -- even if she's convicted.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jim Fitzgerald Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The Fresno area hasn't felt any serious effects from a major earthquake since a magnitude-6.4 temblor devastated Coalinga in 1983, injuring 47 people and causing more than $31 million in damage.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tim Sheehan The Fresno Bee | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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DALY CITY, Calif. -- The Coast Guard says one person died and two others seriously injured after falling from a cliff south of San Francisco.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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HAPPY CAMP, Calif. -- Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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PYONGYANG, North Korea -- It's pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it -- getting his dousing in the center of North Korea's...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Eric Talmadge Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night....
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The legislative session that ended in the wee hours of Saturday morning proved to be one of the most bipartisan and productive in years.
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Sara Evans and LeAnn Rimes also on tap to perform on 'MDA Show of Strength Telethon.' Plus, horde of vampires grows on 'The Strain.'
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The man who became the savior of the Father Serra rest stop off Interstate 280 near the Crystal Springs Reservoir has lung cancer and says he has been given six months, maybe a year, to live.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Not a whole lot is known about Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson's brief tenure with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, but we can say one thing with a fair degree of certainty: The man has standards when it comes to food.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By the Mercury News | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The Earthquakes' chances of making the MLS postseason take another shot after the draw against Real Salt Lake.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Jockey Silvio Amador extends win streak to seven races at Golden Gate Fields.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Wire services | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Ryan Palmer and Jason Day share the second-round lead at the Deutsche Bank tournament at TPC Boston.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Klay Thompson scores 18 points in the United States' 114-54 rout of Finland in World Cup
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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John Isner loses in the third round to Philipp Kohlschreiber for the third straight year.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Jockey Silvio Amador extends his win streak to seven races at Golden Gate Fields.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Wire services | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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UCLA holds off Virginia
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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No. 1 Seminoles get scare before turning back Oklahoma State 37-31
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning as the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1, the Giants' fifth consecutive win.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The Oakland A's offense fails to produce once again as the Los Angeles Angels win 2-0 to increase their lead in the American League West
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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The Seattle Seahawks release Terrelle Pryor and decide to go with just two quarterbacks on their roster.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Los Angeles Times | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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There were no major surprises as the Raiders trimmed 22 players from the roster to reach the 53-man limit. The only minor drama was the release of wide receiver Greg Little, a former second-round draft pick of the Cleveland Browns who was picked up on...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, August 31, 2014
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