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What Will You Give Up For Lent? Mardi Gras Feasting Begins Ash Wednesday’s Period Of Self-Denial

It’s Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, and the night before Ash Wednesday, and while that means drinking, eating, frying up some pancakes, and maybe tossing some beads or baring your… well, let’s just say come midnight, it’s the polar opposite and time for self-reflection, spiritual focusing, and self-denial.

02/17/2015

Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr Visits Bay Area

After #NukeUCDavis Tweets, Roseanne Barr Brings Standup Act To San Francisco

Veteran comedian Roseanne Barr is coming to San Francisco for four dates at Cobbs Comedy club over the Valentine’s Day weekend, but the veteran of stage and television has made it clear she isn’t sending any valentines to the U.C. Davis student body this week.

02/13/2015

San Francisco Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bernal Heights Park on the evening of March 21, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco D.A. Concludes, 4 Officers Involved In Alex Nieto’s Shooting Death Will Not Face Charges

San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon announced on Friday that that an investigation has concluded that four police officers involved in last year’s shooting death of Alex Nieto were lawful and they will not face charges.

02/13/2015

A statue of Father Junipero Serra stands in Statuary Hall in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 30, 2015.      (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

California Senator Wants ‘Controversial’ Missionary Statue At US Capitol Replaced With First Woman Astronaut Sally Ride

A California legislator has proposed replacing missionary-priest Junipero Serra’s statue from the U.S. Capitol with one of astronaut Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman in space.

02/13/2015

Officer-Involved Shooting

Oakland Police Shoot Erratic Man Allegedly Carrying Knife

An Oakland police officer shot an allegedly knife-wielding man in East Oakland Friday morning, police said.

02/13/2015

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