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California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

Gov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.

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Ravens D-line 'explosive as Ever,' Offers Raiders Tough Test

Ravens D-line 'explosive as Ever,' Offers Raiders Tough Test

ALAMEDA – Few people know the Baltimore defensive front like Kelechi Osemele. The Raiders left guard practiced against these guys each day over four seasons in Baltimore and, after a check of this...

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Kuiper: Going 2-2 Over Final Four Games Might Not Be Enough

Kuiper: Going 2-2 Over Final Four Games Might Not Be Enough

The Giants have a one-game lead on the Cardinals with four games to play. Broadcaster Duane Kuiper isn't giving the team much wiggle room...

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Nieto Entering What Could Be Make-or-break Year With Sharks

Nieto Entering What Could Be Make-or-break Year With Sharks

SAN JOSE – As a former second round pick that possesses blazing speed, Matt Nieto was drafted by the Sharks in 2011 in the hope that one day he'd become a vital part of the team's offensive attack. After...

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A's Lineup: Semien Retakes Lead-off Spot; Davis Cleanup, DH

A's Lineup: Semien Retakes Lead-off Spot; Davis Cleanup, DH

The A's had been leaning on Joey Wendle as the lead-off hitter for the past five games. But on Wednesday, Bob Melvin will go with someone else...

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Days From Reinstatement, Josh Gordon Entering Rehab

Days From Reinstatement, Josh Gordon Entering Rehab

Josh Gordon, who had served the bulk of his suspension and was on the brink of a return, has put football on hold for his own health...

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California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Ready

California Getting Earthquake Early Warning System Ready

Californians will begin getting warnings of impending earthquakes through their cellphones, radios and other devices within the next year or two as the state ramps up a lifesaving early warning system, emergency...

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Police Shooting Audio Appears to Back Up Officer Statements

Police Shooting Audio Appears to Back Up Officer Statements

A Charlotte, North Carolina, police officer calls for backup, saying he has spotted a man with a gun and a marijuana joint in his SUV. In follow-up radio traffic, the officer says a suspect has been wounded and...

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Kerr's First Impression of Durant as He Settles in With Warriors

Kerr's First Impression of Durant as He Settles in With Warriors

With practices underway, Kevin Durant is getting his feet wet with his new team, the Warriors. What are Steve Kerr's first impressions?

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Meier's Illness Opens the Door for Other Sharks Prospects

Meier's Illness Opens the Door for Other Sharks Prospects

The Sharks aren't really worried about Timo Meier, who is dealing with an illness, but his extended absence is giving a trio of youngsters a shot...

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Suspect in Vallejo Kidnapping Case Pleads Guilty

Suspect in Vallejo Kidnapping Case Pleads Guilty

As expected, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney charged with a bizarre kidnapping pleaded guilty Thursday to snatching a young woman from her Vallejo home last year.

Loma Fire Ravages Nearly 4,000 Acres

Loma Fire Ravages Nearly 4,000 Acres

Santa Cruz County residents were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as cooler temperatures gave fire crews a much-needed boost in battling the Loma Fire.

Discarded Cigarette Suspected as Cause of Destructive Fire

Discarded Cigarette Suspected as Cause of Destructive Fire

A discarded cigarette from someone traveling on U.S. Highway 101 is suspected as the cause of a fire that destroyed four Petaluma homes and damaged 10 others Tuesday, a fire official said today.

Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at BART Trouble Jewish Community

Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at BART Trouble Jewish Community

Jewish community members are rattled and annoyed after finding about a hundred anti-semitic fliers pinned to car windshields at the Lafayette BART Station.

'Huge Bang': 1 Dead, 108 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

'Huge Bang': 1 Dead, 108 Hurt in NJ Train Crash

A woman died and more than 100 other people were hurt when an NJ Transit train crashed into the station in Hoboken at the height of Thursday's morning rush, leaving twisted piles of metal and cables and causing...

Investigators Search for Clues in Orinda Attack, Robbery

Investigators Search for Clues in Orinda Attack, Robbery

Investigators will start combing through surveillance video looking for two suspects in Halloween masks who attacked and robbed an Orinda school board member and her husband on Monday night.