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Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015 at 01:35 PM PDT

McDonald's Revamps Grilled Chicken to Cut Ingredients

McDonald's says it is simplifying its grilled chicken recipe to remove ingredients people might not recognize, marking the latest sign the company is rethinking its menu to keep up with changing tastes. »

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Hayward Hopes a Little Humor Might Slow Down Drivers

A Northern California city is using humor to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. »

Oakland Child Trafficking Epidemic Inspires Play

Oakland Child Trafficking Epidemic Inspires Play

Playwright Tracie Collins has been inspired by Oakland's child prostitution problem to create a stage show called "Cold Piece of Werk." »

Ben & Jerry's Newest "SNL" Ice Cream: Wayne'Swirled

Ben & Jerry's Newest "SNL" Ice Cream: Wayne'Swirled

In celebration of "Saturday Night Live's" 40th anniversary, Ben & Jerry's unveiled two "SNL" sketch-inspired flavors: Lazy Sunday and Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch. »

No Winner for Powerball, Jackpot Rises to $360 Million

No Winner for Powerball, Jackpot Rises to $360 Million

Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $317 million Powerball drawing. »

2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Photos: 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am »

New Music Video of Slain Rapper Emerges

New Music Video of Slain Rapper Emerges

A new music video featuring slain Bay Area rapper The Jacka and frequent collaborative partner Freeway has been released. There has been no movement in the murder case. »

Andy Samberg: From Bay Area to "SNL"

Andy Samberg: From Bay Area to "SNL"

Berkeley Unified School District spokesman Mark Coplan says when Andy Samberg was a teenager, he and his other "SNL" friends – Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone – were hilarious, and bound for comedy stardom. »

Say "I Love You" With Your Smartphone This Valentine's Day

Say "I Love You" With Your Smartphone This Valentine's Day

Want to make your Valentine feel extra special? Skip the usual postcards at the pharmacy and instead create a one-of-a-kind Valentine's Day card using an app. Here are ten easy apps that offer fun and unique... »

80 Monopoly Sets Released With Real Money

80 Monopoly Sets Released With Real Money

Toy-maker Hasbro is celebrating the 80th anniversary of Monopoly's introduction in France by slipping real cash into 80 boxes of the game. »

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