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A ground crew member (R) is walks near the solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 at a mobile hanger at Nagoya airport in Nagoya on June 3, 2015. (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Solar-Powered Plane Breaks Record, Lands In Hawaii After Flight From Japan

A plane powered by the sun’s rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

07/03/2015

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California Newspaper Saturday Editions Go Big With Same-Sex Marriage But Red Bluff Paper’s Front Page Ignores History

Most California newspapers, as well as those around the nation, played the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage high on their Saturday edition front pages — not so in Red Bluff.

06/27/2015

A model depicting the 1947 Alien Autopsy in Roswell, New Mexico (credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Roswell Aliens Not So ‘Alien’ As We Thought

Roswell is back in the news with an alien body discovery on a Kodachrome slide…

05/28/2015

A gopher snake tastes the air with its tongue. (David McNew/Getty Images)

News Headlines Change With Google Chrome App, Replacing ‘Millennials’ With ‘Snake People’

Millennials have become a big target of Internet jabs lately, with publications calling them everything from huge narcissists to lazy, entitled workers, and finally, it looks like one of these millennials snapped. The result could change the news you see online, if you use this.

05/27/2015

Facebook introduced Instant Articles, a new product for publishers to create fast, interactive articles on the social media website. (Facebook)

Facebook’s New ‘Instant Article’ Expected To Radically Change News Consumption

Already a vital distributor of news content, the social media website Facebook just got more powerful with the launch of Instant Article Wednesday.

05/13/2015

The Yahoo! Screen website. (Yahoo)

Yahoo, ABC Partnership Expands To Include Entertainment Programming

The Yahoo website will feature clips from Disney programming, including ABC and the Disney Channel.

03/12/2015

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Facebook Wants To Stop ‘Hoax’ News Stories From Showing Up In Users’ Feeds

Facebook wants to reduce the amount of “hoax” and “deliberately misleading” news stories from its users’ news feeds.

01/20/2015

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014

Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014″ so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?

12/17/2014

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Giants Victory Completes Sweep By Las Vegas Underdogs

When the San Francisco Giants finished off the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night, they accomplished a sweep of sorts: every single postseason underdog heading into the series pulled off the upset.

10/30/2014

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Subscribers Warned Of Massive ‘Renewal’ Bills From Third Party Companies

Consumer advocates are advising newspaper and magazine subscribers to disregard official-looking renewal notices from unauthorized billing companies. The third-party companies usually charge well above the publisher’s regular price for a subscription renewal.

09/29/2014

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