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Arrest made in Livermore double-homicide

Police arrested a man late Sunday night, hours after two men died of gunshot wounds in the first homicide in this city since 2012, authorities said. 
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Madonna's tour coming to Bay Area

The singer will perform Oct. 19 at SAP Center in San Jose; the tour kicks of Aug. 29. The new album comes out March 6. 
Stanford study: Drought likely a fixture

Human-caused climate change is increasing the risk of severe drought in California -- boosting the odds that our current crisis will become a fixture of the future, according to a major report Stanford scientists released Monday morning.  
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Silicon Valley no-poach case nears end

Federal judge on Monday widely expected to approve $415 million settlement of case alleging Silicon Valley powers Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe engaged in illegal hiring practices 
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Leonard Nimoy fans draw Mr. Spock on money

Canadian 'Star Trek’ fans revive 'Spock Your Fives’ by transforming image of former prime minister on $5 bill into beloved sci-fi actor, who died Friday. 
SPORTS
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Sharks send Desjardins to Chicago for Ben Smith

The San Jose Sharks have traded center Andrew Desjardins to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Ben Smith, according to multiple reports 
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Wine: Anderson Valley's Alsace Festival

The cool marine climate of Mendocino's Anderson Valley is a natural for Alsatian grape varietals. What better place to throw an International Alsace Festival, with wines from California, Oregon, New York and -- of course -- Alsace. 
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Nasdaq closes above 5,000 for first time since dot-com boom

After its spectacular belly flop during the dot-com bust of 2000, the tech-laden NASDAQ on Monday for the first time since then reached and crossed over 5,000.
 
Wine: Anderson Valley's Alsace Festival

The cool marine climate of Mendocino's Anderson Valley is a natural for Alsatian grape varietals. What better place to throw an International Alsace Festival, with wines from California, Oregon, New York and -- of course -- Alsace. 
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Leonard Nimoy fans draw Mr. Spock on money

Canadian 'Star Trek’ fans revive 'Spock Your Fives’ by transforming image of former prime minister on $5 bill into beloved sci-fi actor, who died Friday.