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Security To Be Increased At Federal Government Buildings In D.C., Other Cities In ‘Precautionary Step’

Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a “precautionary step.”

10/28/2014

A man casts his ballot on Election Day. (Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

California The Least Democrat-Friendly State On The West Coast?

If you’re planning to run for office with a donkey on your campaign flyer you are better off gracing the ballot in Washington or Oregon than California, according to new rankings from The Hill.

10/27/2014

An ambulance arrives at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington following a mass shooting.  (CBS)

2 Dead, 3 Critically Hurt In High School Shooting North Of Seattle

A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack.

10/24/2014

Pacific Fisher

Elusive Mammal Threatened By Illegal Pot Farms

Illegal marijuana farms may be to blame for the dwindling population of an elusive mammal many have never seen—the Pacific fisher.

10/11/2014

BERKELEY, CA - OCTOBER 11: Defensive lineman Taniela Tupou #90 of the Washington Huskies rushes to recover a fumble by quarterback Jared Goff #16 of the California Golden Bears during the first quarter of their game on October 11, 2014 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Cal’s ‘Bear-Raid’ Offense Sounds No Alarm For Huskies

Cyler Miles threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns, Shaq Thompson returned a fumble 100 yards for a score and Washington overwhelmed California 31-7 on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Quarterback Kevin Hogan #8 of the Stanford Cardinal celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game against the Washington Huskies at Husky Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Hogan’s Late TC Gives Stanford 20-13 Win Over Washington

Kevin Hogan ran for a 5-yard touchdown with 4:29 remaining, and No. 16 Stanford used its stingy defense and a poorly timed fake punt by Washington to post a 20-13 win on Saturday.

09/27/2014

missing boy sailboat

Washington Man Allegedly Kidnaps Son, Possibly Headed To California By Sailboat

The FBI is on the look-out for a man from Washington who has reportedly kidnapped his biological son and may be headed to California on a sailboat.

09/12/2014

Bay Area Mugshots

2012 Hercules Murder, West Coast Crime Spree Suspect Accused Of Attempting Jail Escape

A man accused of slaying of a retired San Francisco Bay area schoolteacher attempted an escape from jail by trying to carve his way out of a cell window, Contra Costa County prosecutors said.

07/22/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during his last White House news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jay Carney was stepping down from his position as the White House Press Secretary. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Apple, Uber Rumored To Be Interested In Hiring Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

A former White House Press Secretary may be in line for public relations positions at a few of the Bay Area’s big tech companies.

07/15/2014

Mike Watson buys marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, a retail marijuana store, on July 8, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Begins Legal Sales Of Recreational Marijuana; Strong Sales Create Weed Shortage

Twenty months after voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults over 21, Washington state’s first few licensed pot shops opened for business Tuesday, catering to hundreds of customers who lined up outside, thrilled to be part of the historic moment.

07/08/2014

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