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Derek Norris

A’s Complete Sweep Of Nationals With Help From Norris’ 3-Run Homers

Derek Norris hit a pair of three-run home runs to back Scott Kazmir’s fifth win and the Oakland Athletics beat the Washington Nationals 9-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.

05/11/2014

Six of the original ‘Rosie the Riveters’ got the chance to meet President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House Monday.

‘Rosie The Riveter’ Ladies Get White House Trip After Hug Request To VP Biden

Six of the original ‘Rosie the Riveters’ got the chance to meet President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House Monday.

03/31/2014

Crews work on Washington State Route 530 to clear debris from a mudslide on March 25, 2014 in Oso, Washington. A massive mudslide on March 22 has killed at least fourteen and left scores missing. (Photo by Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

Bay Area Volunteers Head To Washington Deadly Mudslide Relief Effort

merican Red Cross chapters in Silicon Valley, Santa Cruz and the Bay Area have assigned 19 trained volunteers to work in the relief effort for victims of the deadly landslide in Oso, Wash., a spokesman said.

03/27/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to reporters after finishing a speechabout th CIA on the Senate floor, on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Feinstein (D-CA) who is Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has accused the CIA of secretly removing documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Accuses CIA Of Spying On Lawmakers’ Computer Network

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA Tuesday of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations during the Bush administration.

03/11/2014

Virgin America planes taxi at SFO (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Burlingame-based Virgin America To Expand At Washington Airport

Flights between SFO & Reagan will expand from it’s one daily flight…

02/19/2014

According to the California Highway Patrol, Elizabeth Romero (left) was abducted from Kennewick, Wash. on December 4, 2013. 19-year-old Eduardo Flores-Rosales (right) is suspected of taking Romero and could be headed to Mexico. (Kennewick Police Dept.)

Washington Kidnapping Suspect May Pass Through Bay Area

Police released an additional description of the car driven by the man suspected of abducting 14-year-old Elizabeth Romero in Washington. The pair may be passing through N. California en route to Mexico.

12/07/2013

According to the California Highway Patrol, Elizabeth Romero (left) was abducted from Kennewick, Wash. on December 4, 2013. 19-year-old Eduardo Flores-Rosales (right) is suspected of taking Romero and could be headed to Mexico. (Kennewick Police Dept.)

Statewide Amber Alert Issued For Abducted Teen Possibly En Route To Mexico

The California Highway Patrol activated a statewide Amber Alert on Thursday after the suspected abduction of a 14-year-old girl in Washington State.

12/05/2013

Merrill Newman In North Korea

Palo Alto Man In North Korea Oversaw Guerilla Group, Ex-Members Say

Six decades before he went to North Korea, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.

12/03/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

Family Of Palo Alto Man Held In North Korea Concerned About His Health

Merrill Newman’s family in California released a statement Monday saying they remain concerned for his wellbeing. The Newmans asked North Korean authorities to quickly confirm that he has received his medication.

11/25/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

North Korea Acknowledges Detaining American, Likely Palo Alto Man

State Department says North Korea acknowledges it is holding an American citizen but hasn’t granted diplomats consular access so the person’s identity is not yet confirmed.

11/22/2013

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