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Fatal motorcycle crash closes northbound Golden Gate Bridge

A motorcyclist was killed Friday when he lost control and tumbled off his bike on Highway 101 at the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge, forcing the California Highway Patrol to close all of the northbound lanes during the evening commute. Witnesses told investigators that the motorcycle was northbound on the bridge at 5:55 p.m. Show More Summary

Sharon Jones documentary hits high notes at low times

As difficult as it is to watch portions of “Miss Sharon Jones!,” knowing that the cancer that sidelined the feisty singer in 2013 has returned, it’s also impossible not to get swept into...

Sen. Boxer’s ‘farewell tour’ a thank-you to California

The triumphs include the effort by California politicians in 1995 to prevent portions of the green enclave at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge from being sold to developers. On Friday, she also pledged to see whether there’s a wayShow More Summary

After court rules against parents, toddler is taken off life support

Two year-old Israel Stinson, the curly-haired, angelic-looking toddler whose fight for life gained international attention, died Thursday after he was removed from a breathing ventilator against his parents wishes. Now, supporters of the family are questioning why a Los Angeles hospital moved so...

Rejoice: Animator Expo's Dragon Dentist short gets a TV special

There's something nice about seeing a project with a lot of potential making a comeback as a bigger piece. The beautiful thing about this occasion is that you'll get to see the medium's creators take their idea to the next stage. While...Show More Summary

5 Ways To Make Friends Even When You're Shy, Lonely Or Introverted

It can be difficult to make friends living in a big city, especially when you don't know many people. As a self-proclaimed change-maker, I know what it's like to be new to a city without knowing anyone. I moved more than ten times before...Show More Summary

N.Va. restaurant worker diagnosed with Hepatitis A

The state is investigating 35 cases that may be linked to smoothie chain.

John Legend, Tika Sumpter, and Parker Sawyers reflect on Southside With You

In the late summer of 1989, Barack Obama drove from Hyde Park to South Shore in his rickety yellow Datsun hatchback to pick up Michelle Robinson, his colleague and adviser at the Loop law firm Sidley Austin, for what would become a historic first date. Show More Summary

Volunteer for the Decatur Book Festival

From thedecaturminute.com Volunteer for the Decatur Book Festival Next Weekend by CatherineDo you know one of the things that makes Decatur so great? Its community of residents that come out every year – many times per year – to be a part of its festivals. Show More Summary

Albino sisters from Tanzania granted asylum

Born albino in Tanzania, the Mashamba sisters -- Tindi and Bibiana, whose leg and two fingers were severed in an attack -- are granted asylum in the U.S.

12 New Restaurants in BGC Perfect for Celebrating Monthsaries

Getting fat together has never tasted so good. When it comes to date nights, the toughest decision every couple encounters is picking the right restaurant for the right occasion. Aside from the fact that there are tons of options to choose from–budget, cuisine, ambiance and location are also main factors to consider. In case you haven’t heard, […]

New wildfire threatening homes in Kern County

California wildfire updates: New fire breaks out in Kern County; evacuations ordered Aug. 26, 2016, 6:02 p.m. A rash of fires this summer has destroyed homes, subjected residents to evacuation orders and disrupted activities at Hearst Castle. Here are some of the fires now burning in California...

Exclusive: The Beacon Atlanta Unveils Tenants, Fly-Through

The redevelopment project has secured leases with Third Street Goods, The Grant Park Public House, Balanced Fit Life, and Salon Vagabond. The post Exclusive: The Beacon Atlanta Unveils Tenants, Fly-Through appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

My Philosophy

SUMMARY: My Philosophy: White Rapper Spekulation Is Retiring to Make More Room for Black Artists in Seattle Hiphop by Larry Mizell Jr. I n case you missed it: Seattle rapper/producer/agitator Matt "Spekulation" Watson recently announced that he's retiring from rapping. Show More Summary

Day Around The Bay: Facebook Replaces Human Trending Topics Team With Algorithms

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Police: 22-year-old Maryland man a marijuana “kingpin.”

Andrew Miller allegedly supervised the import of more than 85 pounds of pot into Maryland

EOD: We Asked 9 Petting Zoo Critters At Animal Encounters What They Think of ST3

by Ana Sofia Knauf November is just a few months away. Soon, Puget Sound residents will have the opportunity to vote on Sound Transit 3, a 25 year-long tax measure that would fund light rail construction to connect cities throughout the region. Show More Summary

Dollar burgers at McDonald’s Manuka today

This is a community announcement for those of you who appreciate a burger and a bargain: McDonald’s Manuka is celebrating its reopening today after a revamp with $1 cheeseburgers (limited to four per customer) and a series of giveaways. Raw FM is already on site with a DJ to add to the festivities, and arguably […]

ICYMI: O.J. Prosecutor Marcia Clark Is Getting Her Own Legal Drama, Or At Least A Pilot

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