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Evidence could be tossed in Dublin robbery linked to bizarre Vallejo kidnapping

Authorities say a cell phone dropped at the scene of a violent Dublin home-invasion robbery in June eventually led them to suspect Matthew Muller, 38, in a bizarre Vallejo kidnapping case that police initially insisted was a hoax.

FBI links Vallejo kidnapping suspect to attempted rapes in Palo Alto  

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Exclusive: Raiders rejected stadium plan

Floyd Kephart, Oakland's hand-picked financial partner, has pitched issuing bonds paid by future stadium revenue to help close an estimated $400 million funding gap for a new Oakland Raiders stadium. But a letter from the Raiders shows that he has known since April that the team is adamant about keeping all stadium revenue for itself. 
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Man charged with defacing war memorial

A Utah man has been charged with felony vandalism for defacing a war memorial in Danville, authorities said Wednesday. Jared Vance, 18, of Provo, Utah has been arrested in connection with the June 8 vandalism at the All Wars Memoria, Danville police said.  
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BART IDs man who allegedly shot himself

Police said that Corey Powell, 28, accidentally shot himself during a confrontation with officers at the West Oakland station Tuesday night. 
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"Can't Buy Me Love' star Amanda Peterson died from drug overdose

Troubled actress, who starred with Patrick Dempsey in 1980s high school hit, had at least five different drugs in her system at time of death. 
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Review: 'Walk in the Woods' a mostly delightful stroll

The chemistry between Robert Redford and Nick Nolte among the best parts of this laugh-stuffed trek based on Bill Bryson's beloved memoir. 
BUSINESS
( Karl Mondon )
Tesla Model X release date announced by Musk

Elon Musk announced Wednesday that the first Model X production cars will be handed over to new owners from the Tesla Motors Fremont plant Sept. 29.  
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Review: 'Walk in the Woods' a mostly delightful stroll

The chemistry between Robert Redford and Nick Nolte among the best parts of this laugh-stuffed trek based on Bill Bryson's beloved memoir. 
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"Can't Buy Me Love' star Amanda Peterson died from drug overdose

Troubled actress, who starred with Patrick Dempsey in 1980s high school hit, had at least five different drugs in her system at time of death.