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Mormons Gather For LDS Church's Semiannual Conference

What Makes A City Gay? Salt Lake City, Boise, Dayton Top Advocate List, SF Does Not

The gayest city in America is Dayton, Ohio, with Salt Lake City and Boise, Idaho making the list. San Francisco did not.

01/20/2015

Protestors carry signs during a Martin Luther King Jr. day demonstration on January 19, 2015 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Children Join ‘No Justice, No Peace’ Chant At Oakland Police Brutality Rally

Thousands marched in East Oakland on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, denouncing recent deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. A significant number of mothers brought young children, hoping to educate them through this action.

01/20/2015

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Small Fire On Grounds Of California Governor’s Mansion Deemed Suspicious

State fire officials are investigating a small-but-suspicious fire that broke out on the grounds of the California governor’s mansion.

01/19/2015

Lombardi's BBQ

BBQ’s, Meat Smokers Could Be Banned On Spare-The-Air Days

Bay Area air quality officials are considering a crackdown on smoke from barbecues and meat smokers.

01/19/2015

United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta

Former Secretary Of Defense Panetta Named As An Oracle Director

Oracle Corp. said Monday it named former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta as one of their directors, effective immediately.

01/19/2015

Protesters at Libby Schaaf Home

Oakland Protesters Stage Noisy Demonstration To ‘Wake Up The Mayor’ At Libby Schaaf’s House

Dozens of protesters demonstrated outside Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf’s home early Monday morning .

01/19/2015

A luxury yacht anchored in the Caribbean. (credit: Thinkstock)

Survey: The Rich Will Get Richer; 1 Percent To Own Half Of World’s Wealth By 2016

The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world’s wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland.

01/19/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Oakland Protest In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. Shut Down BART Station Temporarily

Demonstrators gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza around 7 p.m. and have been marching through the streets since around 7:30 p.m., according to Oakland police.

01/18/2015

Striking healthcare workers walk a picket line outside Kaiser Permanente hospital in Oakland, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Huge Strike Averted As Kaiser, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement After Months Of Tense Negotiations

The tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.

01/17/2015

Protesters gather in front of the Eastmont Police Substation in Oakland.

Marches, Die-Ins, Protests, Demonstrations Across Oakland On Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend

About a hundred protesters were on the move in East Oakland Saturday evening after a day of planned and spontaneous demonstrations around the city for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

01/17/2015

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