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Detroit Police Sergeant Allegedly Compared Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance To KKKA Detroit police sergeant who allegedly criticized Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime show by posting a reference to the Ku Klux Klan is being investigated.
Obama In Atherton: ‘Strange Things’ Happen When Voters Are ScaredPresident Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people are feeling across the country is finding voice in both the Republican and Democratic parties.
Speeding Up Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Piers Could Save Millions Of Dollars, Transportation Officials SaySome transportation officials are hoping the removal of the old Bay Bridge can be sped-up in order to save millions of dollars, but some Bay Bridge staff are skeptical of moving up the timeline.
Congress Gives Final OK To Banning Local Internet Access TaxesCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Lawsuit Over California High-Speed Rail Back In CourtCalifornia's $68 billion high-speed rail project is back in court Thursday as state officials defend their plans.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Urges Speaker Paul Ryan To Debate Use Of Military Force Against ISILCongresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) is among the lead authors of a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Wednesday urging him to bring up for debate authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Despite Public Outcry, California's Coastal Commission Votes To Oust Chief ExecutiveThe powerful agency that manages development on California's fabled coastline has voted to oust its top executive.
President Obama Arrives In Bay Area For FundraiserPresident Barack Obama has arrived this evening to the Bay Area, where he will attend Democratic fundraiser events before his scheduled departure Thursday afternoon.
Johnny Depp Stars as Donald Trump in Epic 'Funny or Die' SpoofDepp takes on the Presidential candidate in a Funny or Die video...
San Francisco's Pier 80 Homeless Shelter Comes With Staggering CostSan Francisco is spending well above an average month’s rent to house each homeless person staying inside its Pier 80 shelter.
Oakland Homicides, Robberies Down So Far In 2016While Oakland still struggles with a high overall crime rate, some key numbers are on the decline.
Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie Bow Out Of Presidential CampaignFormer Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina ended her bid for the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday.

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