Talk Back: Benghazi suspect
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Informant sues Richmond police, three officers saying he was shot after being outed

Jose Hernandez has sued the Richmond Police Department, Sgt. Michael Wang, officers Chuck Whitney and Mario Chesney, and former police Chief Terry Hudson, claiming the exposure of his name and role as an informant led to him being shot. 
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'Dawn of the Planet of Apes': 10 more films where San Francisco takes it on the chin

From 'It Came from Beneath the Sea' to 'Superman' to 'X-Men,' filmmakers love to lay waste to the City by the Bay. 
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Google exec's death turns torrid with prostitute's arrest

Alix Tichelman, 26, was in court Wednesday facing charges related to the death of Google executive Forrest Hayes, who was found dead from a heroin overdose on his luxury yacht in Santa Cruz in November. 
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Freemasons lodge turning back the clock

The Scottish Rite Center that overlooks Lake Merritt is undergoing a $1.2-million renovation to return the lodge to its original glory. 
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Google executive's November death on Santa Cruz yacht turns torrid with prostitute's arrest

Alix Tichelman, 26, was in court Wednesday facing charges related to the death of Google executive Forrest Hayes, who was found dead from a heroin overdose on his luxury yacht in Santa Cruz in November. 
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Lawrence Berkeley Lab unveils FLEXLAB to further energy efficiency

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, located in the hills above UC Berkeley with sweeping views of the Bay, has long been known for its cutting-edge research in energy efficiency. On Thursday, it unveiled FLEXLAB, the world's most advanced lab for studying energy efficiency in commercial buildings. 
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
 
 
 
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Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss

Colin Kaepernick's late-game interception allows the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the San Francisco 49ers and advance to the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos
 
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Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
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Thompson: 49ers defense shows fight even after Bowman injury

The San Francisco 49ers defense was not as dominant as it needed to be Sunday. But when things looked most bleak against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, the defense got the ball back to the offense with a chance to win. Twice. Even without the unit's best player.