(Richmond Police Department)
How can a teacher fired for molestation allegations get another job in classroom?
East Bay educators and parents are trying to find out how Ron Guinto continued teaching children after being fired by a Richmond school following child sex abuse allegations. The answers reveal loopholes and blind spots a newly implemented law was supposed to fix.
PG&E and East Bay cities at standoff over plan to chop down thousands of trees
Utility now claims tree roots pose main risk to pipeline. Cities prepare lawsuits to stop the chopping.
Leland Yee case: Disgraced California state senator's legislative efforts fueled cash for campaigns
State Sen. Leland Yee spent his last three years in the Capitol much like his first nine, promoting high-minded laws to increase government transparency and help vulnerable constituents like foster children while simultaneously plunging his hands deep into the muck of Sacramento's money channels.
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Kawakami: Golden State Warriors play better with a chip on their shoulder
If the Warriors don't have a grudge readily available, they'll conjure one up -- they play best when they're angry over something.
Quinn: What women in tech do to thrive
The stats aren't good for women staying in their tech careers over the long term. But some do stay and thrive. At key moments, these women face a choice -- stick with what they are doing, or step out of their comfort zone?
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Live Stanley Cup playoffs chat: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 2, Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
Join Curtis Pashelka for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference playofs between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings.
Misdiagnosed Bipolar: One girl's struggle through psych wards before Stanford doctors make bold diagnosis and treatment
One day, Tessa Gallo was a typical sixth-grader, the next her mother says 'she was psychotic and mentally retarded.' It took 10 months misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder before two Stanford doctors determined she had a misunderstood and little-known condition called PANS that was likely caused by some kind of infection that sent her immune system attacking her brain.
This adorable baby squirrel is being nursed back to health
A wildlife rehabilitation center in Washington, D.C., is caring for a baby squirrel that fell from its nest and landed on a concrete sidewalk 75 feet below. Full Story
Tonight's TV picks: 'Game of Thrones' setting target on Tyrion?
Also, 'Devious Maids' returns for more sudsy fun, and 'Salem' takes us back to 17th-century time of witches.
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.
( Nhat V. Meyer )
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.