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The Fox Theater. (Creative Commons)

Oakland’s Uptown District Named Among Nation’s 10 Great Neighborhoods

Oakland’s Uptown District has been a petri dish for transformation, turning areas struggling with blight into a re-surged community that’s now recognized as one of the nation’s 10 greatest neighborhoods.

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Still image of Linus and Snoopy from "Happiness is a Warm Blanket." (Warner Premiere (c) Peanuts Worldwide, LLC.)

Snoopy, Charlie Brown, And All The Peanuts Live On Via Social Media, 64 Years After Their Creation

The comic strip ‘Peanuts’ was first published on October 2nd, 1950 but 64 years later, the gang is going strong thanks to social media.

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Transgender People Facing Hurdles When ID’s Don’t Match Identities

Inaccurate or mismatched ID’s are “an enormous issue for transgender people,” according to Sasha Buchert of the Transgender Law Center.

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Berkeley Begins Enforcing Ban On Feeding Wildlife In Parks, Public Spaces

City of Berkeley officials Wednesday began enforcing a new ordinance that prohibits the feeding of wildlife in city parks and other public spaces.

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Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal Representation

Mi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.

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A mountain lion. (usbr.gov)

Mountain Lion Spotted Near Homes In Brentwood

A mountain lion was spotted in a residential area of Brentwood on Tuesday, according to police.

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Drag queens Sister Roma (left) and Heklina (2nd from left) listen as San Francisco Supervisor David Campos (R) speaks during a press conference at City Hall, September 17, 2014. (CBS)

Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens For ‘Real Name’ Policy

Facebook is apparently changing its tune on a policy requiring users to register by their “real name,” and could apologize to members drag queens and others offended by the new regulations as early as Wednesday.

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Bay Area Heat Advisory Issued For Thursday, Friday

Forecasted temperatures approaching 100 degrees in the Bay Area on Thursday and Friday have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for the region.

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A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Richmond on April 8, 2014. (CBS)

2 Teens Injured By Gunfire From Passing Car Near Hilltop Mall In Richmond

Two teens driving near the Hilltop Mall in Richmond were injured by gunfire from a passing vehicle Wednesday afternoon, a police sergeant said.

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Chicken coops at the Foster Farm chicken processing facility near Fresno. (CBS)

Animal Rights Group Offers $5,000 Reward In Central Valley Chicken Massacre

An animal rights group is offering a $5,000 reward for the information leading to whoever bludgeoned nearly 1,000 chickens to death at a Central Valley processing facility.

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Pride Parade 2014

San Francisco Pride Parade 2014

Scenes we saw along Market Street at the 44th Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco

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