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Bay Area political events: Empty chair town hall

Bay Area political events: Political events Rallies, protests and town hall events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Hosted by anti-Trump groups in the Bay Area to discuss concerns with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who will not...Show More Summary

Bette Kroening, pioneering owner of Bette’s Oceanview Diner, dies

Born Bette Caminez in New York City in 1945, Ms. Kroening moved to the Bay Area in 1971 after obtaining her bachelor’s degree in English at the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in social work at the University of Southern California. While a social worker, Ms. Show More Summary

Fighting Aircraft Noise Over Long Island

The efforts of Long Island, New York’s Town of East Hampton to quell aircraft noise involving the town-owned airport have been negated by a federal appeals court. This has resulted in a move to have the town shut down its airport and open the more than 600 acres for other uses. It’s an issue affecting many people on Long Island. Show More Summary

Man pronounced dead at the Magic Castle in Hollywood

A man was pronounced dead Friday night at the Magic Castle, an exclusive private club in Hollywood that offers fine dining and magic shows. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the chateau-style building in the 7000 block of West Franklin Avenue about 7:25 p.m., agency spokeswoman Margaret...

Concord mom saves infant son from attack by family dog

The dog, a 16-month-old 80-pound German shepherd mix named Charlie, was in the living room in the home in the 2100 block of Fremont Street around 4 the infant, his 7-year-old brother and their mother, said Cpl. Police later shot...Show More Summary

Self-driving car involved in SF accident

A self-driving Chevrolet Bolt was involved in an accident in San Francisco, the latest in a series of such incidents that generally aren’t deemed the fault of the autonomous technology that drives them, state records showed Friday. The...Show More Summary

Oakland officers ordered to report unauthorized parties

Oakland’s assistant police chief ordered officers Friday to immediately begin reporting unpermitted events or so-called cabarets up the chain of command — a policy developed in response to the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in December. Officers...Show More Summary

Spring is busting out . . . in February

Washington has experienced five 70-degree days this month, but who’s complaining?

US seeks extradition of ex-Guatemalan vice president

The United States embassy said it will seek the extradition of Guatemala's former vice president Roxana Baldetti and ex-interior minister Mauricio Lopez on drug trafficking charges. Baldetti and Lopez were indicted in US federal court...Show More Summary

Golden Gate Ferry to take over operation of Tiburon commuter run

The kerfuffle over the future of the Tiburon commuter ferry has ended peacefully, and Golden Gate Ferry will take over operation of the route in March, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District announced. Blue & Gold,...Show More Summary

Fever Fever!

I don't get sick very often. Even when I do, I can work through most things. This is probably due to my obsession with perfect attendance. I loved getting that certificate at the end of every school year that congratulated me for not missing one day. Show More Summary

Ex-L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca's retrial opens with focus on his close ties to disgraced aide

In their second attempt to convince a jury that former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca conspired to thwart the FBI from investigating abusive deputies in his jails, federal prosecutors on Friday focused on the lawman’s relationship with his then-second in command. Jurors in Baca’s first trial...

Girls Addresses the Grey Areas of Sexual Assault in “American Bitch”

17 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jessica Fu Craig Blankenhorn/HBO This week’s episode of Girls is the show at its most evocative. “American Bitch” is bottle episode directed by Richard Shepard, the same director who did both “One Man’s Trash” and “The Panic in Central...Show More Summary

Sheriff's Department demands halt to Measure S mailers that mimic eviction notices

Lawyers representing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sent a letter Friday demanding that the backers of Measure S stop sending out mailers that mimic eviction notices. The campaign mailers, which landed in mailboxes this week, are emblazoned with the phrase “EVICTION NOTICE” under the...

New Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick’s high hopes for troubled force

The Tennessean, who has a law degree from Seattle University, worked for 20 years in Washington as police chief of three departments and as second-in-command of the King County Sheriff’s Office before being recruited by an FBI contractor...Show More Summary

Find Vengeance and Death in Blade of the Immortal live action trailers

After seeing the live action of adaptation of Rurouni Kenshin a while ago, I've been hankerin' for some more live action adaptations of manga featuring samurai and it seems Kami-sama has heard my wish. These trailers for the upcoming...Show More Summary

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