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People in Oakland either love or hate Kenny 'Fast Agent' Truong. His bold #FASTAGENT bus bench ads may attract clients, but that also attract people who have ripped or tagged them up, then posted trophy photos on social media.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world.
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Auburn offensive lineman Shon Coleman, taken in the third round by the Browns, was treated at St. Jude's hospital for leukemia
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: From Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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San Jose holds two-game lead in the best of seven series, meaning a Game 5 won't be necessary if Sharks win the next two in Nashville.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: From Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Leicester City, a 5,000-to-1 underdog at the start of the season, won the first Premier League title in its 132-year history Monday when second-place Tottenham played to a tie.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Trying to understand what happened in the sensational deaths of Golam and Shamima Rabbi
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A new drone system patent awarded to Google may pit the Internet giant against major industry players in the race to rain packages from the skies. But it will be years before airdrops begin
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Marshawn Lynch's number 24 won't be distributed to any of the new players, GM John Schneider informs Seattle radio station.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: From Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts says the 'leg whip.' by Golden State Warriors backup center Anderson Varejao on Gerald Henderson was a 'dangerous play.'
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Susan Sarandon plays Marnie Minervini, a recently widowed New Jersey woman who has moved to L.A. to be near her daughter, Lori, a romantically thwarted workaholic played by Rose Byrne.
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Berkeley Playhouse's first nonmusical production is a strong adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Harper Lee's classic civil rights novel.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent | Monday, May 2, 2016
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LeBron James reportedly on board to make sequel to Michael Jordan’s 1996 hit 'Space Jam.’
From: Inside Bay Area | Monday, May 2, 2016
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SAN JOSE200 block of North 24th Street, Wednesday Police arrested an assistant badminton coach at San Jose High School for suspicion of annoying or molesting a child.
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California's governor is ripping into Florida Gov. Rick Scott and his latest effort to try to convince companies to move to Florida.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel -- a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry will not play in Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Fed up with escalating vandalism and illegal dumping throughout the city, San Jose leaders are proposing a reward program for people who turn in illegal dumpers and graffiti vandals.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Richmond native Christopher Darden tells 'Today' he wishes he never prosecuted O.J. Simpson, but is coy about whether he and Marcia Clark had a romance.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The San Jose Police Department on Monday announced plans to require all of its officers to complete crisis intervention training in an effort to equip its officers to better handle situations with the mentally ill, especially incidents that can turn...
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A year off between high school and college is becoming a popular choice for U.S. students and it has caught the eye of President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia.
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Paul McCartney brings his One on One Tour to the Sacramento Kings' new Golden 1 Center. Here's how to score tickets.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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If you want to be trend in the pay television market, you need to figure out a way to deliver cable channels over the Internet.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years crossed the Florida Straits from Miami and docked in Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a half-century of Cold War hostility
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Yahoo's troubles cost CEO Marissa Mayer millions in compensation last year, a company filing reveals.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Joaquin Miller Middle School in San Jose won the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl for middle schools, and San Jose's Lynbrook High took second in the high school division on Monday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Authorities say a 5-month-old girl was killed after being thrown off a Porsche as it fell 200 feet down the side of a mountain in Palm Desert.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Still no evidence Prince left a will, Minnesota judge says Monday morning.
From: Inside Bay Area | Monday, May 2, 2016
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One of television's biggest cliffhangers in recent years is finally resolved, after 10 months of relentless speculation.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Bootsy Collins tweet indicates Little Richard is in dire health.
From: Inside Bay Area | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Safety Eric Reid's fifth-year option was picked up by the 49ers for the 2017 season, a league source confirmed Monday morning.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Tunsil's stock slipped dramatically after a social media video showed him smoking from a bong minutes before the NFL draft began, but he and the Miami Dolphins said it was from two years ago.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: From Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A Malibu cave made famous by a rumor that Jim Morrison of The Doors used to go there is no longer open to the public.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Monday, May 2, 2016
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When Martin Welc asks his real estate classes at Saddleback College if one agent should represent both the buyer and the seller in a negotiation over a house, the students widely disagree.
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(Credit: Getty Images) One of my favorite Hotline posts of the year, every year, is ranking the top Pac-12 prospects for the following year's NFL Draft.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Monday, May 2, 2016
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A weekend of clear blue skies in the Bay Area will be replaced by a week of significantly cooler weather that should bring at least a bit of rain, the National Weather Service said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Kobe Bryant was the last remaining remnant of the fabled 1996 NBA Draft. Following his retirement, PointAfter looked back and re-picked the '96 class.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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There were little hands and big hands, each rapping drums of joy in honor of the late Remo Belli, widely considered the daddy of the modern drum, global drum circles and drumming for inner well-being and success.
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Little Simba couldn't wait to check it out. The toy poodle was among the first to try a special bathroom just for animals at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, among a growing number of 'pet relief facilities' being installed at major...
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A solar-powered airplane is preparing to leave California for Arizona to continue its journey around the world using only energy from the sun. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 will take off from Mountain View before dawn Monday for what should be a 16-hour...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Heroes on the Water nonprofit sees therapeutic benefit of taking wounded veterans on fishing and kayaking outings.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Oakland: Roughly 1200 people demand social justice at May Day march
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Two women who claimed sexual harassment by a Novato apartment complex manager have settled their federal lawsuit for a combined $125,000, Fair Housing of Marin said.
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Santa Cruz police arrested Jonathan Wells of Soquel on Thursday for allegedly taking part in child pornography distribution after a four-month investigation. They also confiscated 39 guns.
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San Jose State Spartans racing team tunes up formula car for competition.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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More than one-third of Bay Area residents say they are ready to leave in the next few years, citing high housing costs and traffic as the region's biggest problems, according to a poll released Monday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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San Jose goalie is now 6-1 in the playoffs after 37 saves to beat the Nashville Predators in Game 2
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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Goals by Joe Pavelski and Joe Thornton in the third period prove to be the difference
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, May 2, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors knew they could win without Stephen Curry, and now Portland Trail Blazers know it too.
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Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become...
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Workers with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union marched in Oakland from the Fruitvale BART station to San Antonio Park, where a fair on community resources was being held.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, May 2, 2016
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