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California Governor Jerry Brown (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown On California Drought: ‘Rains Won’t Be Enough’

Governor Jerry Brown says he’s glad to see it’s finally raining in the Bay Area, but this series of storms won’t do much to ease California’s drought.

02/26/2014

Notable Deaths 2014

Shirley Temple Dies At 85 In Woodside Home

Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85.

02/11/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Clinton Reached Out To Libya Embassador’s Bay Area Family To Offer Condolences

Ambassador Chris Stevens’ stepfather says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reached out to his family to offer her sympathies about the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya that killed his stepson.

01/23/2013

President Barack Obama (2nd L) and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (3rd R) hold their hands over their hearts during the Transfer of Remains Ceremony for the return of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Libyan embassy employees at Joint Base Andrews September 14. 2012 in Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Stevens and the three other embassy employees were killed when the consulate in Libya was attacked September 11. (Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Bay Area Ambassador, Libya Attack Victims

President Barack Obama on Friday honored the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, recalling their lives in deeply personal terms and declaring the United States will never pull back on its principles or “retreat from the world.”

09/14/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

2 Former Navy SEALs From California Among Killed In Libya Attacks

Two of the four Americans killed this week in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya were former Navy SEALs from San Diego County.

09/13/2012

U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.

U.S. Ambassador & Bay Area Native Chris Stevens Killed In Libyan Attack

A U.S. ambassador with Bay Area ties, and three of his staff members were killed in attacks on a U.S. consulate in Eastern Libya.

09/12/2012

The USS Ponce warship transits through the Suez Canal in the Egyptian port of Ismailia on March 2, 2011, carrying marines and equipment en route to Libya, as the United States and Europe piled pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Getty Images/File)

U.S. Sends Warships, Marines To Libya After Attack That Killed Bay Area Ambassador

U.S. officials said the Pentagon was moving two warships to the Libyan coast in the aftermath of a stunning attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, a Bay Area native, and three other Americanss.

09/12/2012

A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney, Obama Trade Barbs Over Middle East Attack That Killed Bay Area Native

Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of showing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats, including a Bay Area native, dead in the Middle East.

09/12/2012

A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars burn Tuesday inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Attack That Killed Bay Area Native Might Be Tied To 9/11 Anniversary

The Obama administration is investigating whether an assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed a Bay Area native was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam video.

09/12/2012

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