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Signature Drive Underway to Overturn CA Plastic Bag Ban

Signature Drive Underway to Overturn CA Plastic Bag Ban

Before single use plastic bags are banned in California next summer, the plastic bag industry is trying to collect signatures of 504,760 voters and get a ballot initiative overturning the ban together.

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Nextdoor Wants to Make Trick-or-Treating More Efficient

Nextdoor Wants to Make Trick-or-Treating More Efficient

Nextdoor, the Bay Area company that lets neighbors communicate with each other about everything from local schools to local crime, is now turning its focus to Halloween. Scott Budman reports.

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Alameda County Vote-By-Mail Envelopes Printed with Wrong Election Day Date

Alameda County Vote-By-Mail Envelopes Printed with Wrong Election Day Date

Alameda County officials want to remind voters that Election Day is Nov. 4 after the county's registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, Election Day is November 5, 2014 to 27,000 Berkeley voters.

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"Tech Couple" to Build Noe Valley "Bunker"

"Tech Couple" to Build Noe Valley "Bunker"

An unknown "young tech couple" with a penchant for entertaining are also security-minded: they are building a bunker next door to their newly-purchased $7 million, 6,000-square foot home.

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California Malpractice Cap Generates Big Spending

California Malpractice Cap Generates Big Spending

Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one...

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Twittersphere: Game 2 of the World Series

Twittersphere: Game 2 of the World Series

Game 2 of the World Series is here! And we're tracking reaction to the San Francisco Giants' performance from around the Twittersphere.

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Sam Johnson Pens Love Letter to San Francisco

Sam Johnson Pens Love Letter to San Francisco

A local singer-songwrite offers many familiar San Francisco sights in his new video: Cable cars, City Hall, Giants fans in fuzzy animal hats.

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Davis Votes to Return Armored Vehicle

Davis Votes to Return Armored Vehicle

Officials in a Northern California city have decided to return an armored military vehicle that their police department received from the federal government.

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Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

Man in Custody After Jumping White House Fence

A man is in custody after jumping the White House fence on the North Lawn Wednesday evening, the Secret Service confirms. The incident was reported around 7:15 p.m., and federal officials tell NBC News the...

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Bochy: Lincecum Threw Up Before Game 1

Bochy: Lincecum Threw Up Before Game 1

Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum was not on the field for player introductions before Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. Reason being: he wasn't feeling great. As in ill.

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Twittersphere: Game 2 of the World Series

Twittersphere: Game 2 of the World Series

Game 2 of the World Series is here! And we're tracking reaction to the San Francisco Giants' performance from around the Twittersphere.

San Francisco Jail Inmates Get Computer Tablets

San Francisco Jail Inmates Get Computer Tablets

Some San Francisco jail inmates are now in possession of computer tablets they can use to do homework, read novels and prepare for their criminal cases.

Former San Jose Cadet's Opinion Piece Prompts Investigations

Former San Jose Cadet's Opinion Piece Prompts Investigations

The fallout from a former San Jose police cadet's opinion article published in the San Jose Mercury News newspaper now includes both the city and police union calling for independent investigations.

SJ Residents Told to Boil Water After Tests Confirm E. Coli

SJ Residents Told to Boil Water After Tests Confirm E. Coli

Residents at an East San Jose neighborhood are being told to boil any water they use for drinking or cooking after water in the area tested positive for E. coli.

Bryan Stow Shows Progress in ESPN Interview

Bryan Stow Shows Progress in ESPN Interview

Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans three years ago outside Dodger Stadium put up his hands and fingers, fist-bumped his mom...

Body Found in Dumpster at Milpitas Recycling Center

Body Found in Dumpster at Milpitas Recycling Center

A body was found at the Republic Services recycling facility in Milpitas, the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office confirmed.