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Obamacare: California enrollees make up nearly a third of nation's total
In the first week of December, Californians signed up for private health insurance on the state's new online exchange at nearly three times the rate as the first week of last month, figures released Thursday showed.
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Beastie Boys sue Oakland toy company GoldieBlox
The legal battle GoldieBlox thought it had laid to rest escalated on Tuesday when the Beastie Boys sued the Oakland toy company over a copyright dispute after it used the group's song in a video advertisement.
Mystery letter from Navy secretary surfaces at Bay Area address 67 years too late
A letter from former Navy Secretary James Forrestal apparently arrived at a home in Point Richmond in October.
The letter came 67 years late.
Concord woman runs 60K on 60th birthday
She ups the distance a few days later with another run, bringing her birthday total to 60 miles
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Tech giants popping up in shopping malls
From Google to Intel and HP, tech giants are descending on malls and shopping outlets to convert less tech-savvy consumers into gadget buyers by allowing them to swipe, type and tinker with the new technology.
49ers' Aldon Smith readjusting nicely five games back
Chatter has subsided about San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith's personal issues. Instead, he's again drawing attention for his on-field exploits.
Asiana Flight 214 pilot turned off plane's autopilot despite concerns landing at SFO
The National Transportation Safety Board began its investigative hearing into the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on Wednesday morning to learn the cause of the crash and ensure 'the circumstances are not repeated,' the head of the NTSB said at the opening of a nearly 12-hour hearing.
Reminder: Muhammad Ali was able to do amazing things
Even at age 35, the best boxer in the world still had it. Full Story
Merry mishaps: When holiday decor goes bad
Many have dropped the ball while decking the halls. They may have knocked over a Christmas tree or blown fuses with an overabundance of festive bulbs, but these are sometimes the most memorable part of the holidays.
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Julie Chen criticizes Jenny McCarthy
'The Talk’ hosts says 'The View’ should not have hired the former Playboy model.
Bay Area residents live longer; here's why
Bay Area residents are among the nation's longest-lived people, surviving on average more than a decade longer than residents of rural Kentucky, West Virginia or Mississippi.
Mi Pueblo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Mi Pueblo, the festive Bay Area supermarket chain and icon of family-grown Hispanic businesses, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, citing a dispute with its primary lender, Wells Fargo.