Pearl Harbor beacon a new light with a timeless message
Pearl Harbor survivors, volunteers, watch as Mt. Diablo beacon lit for the first time since its repair, to commemorate Dec. 7, 1941 attack
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Concord council considers 10-year management contract for Sleep Train Pavilion
After several years of watching the Sleep Train Pavilion frequently sit idle during the concert season, city leaders wanted a promoter that would bring some buzz back to the 38-year-old amphitheater.
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Cassidy: Holiday shopping assault of drones, smartphones and dead-tree catalogs
It’s seems Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been with us forever, but this year, somehow, the bombardment of shopping options is more overwhelming than ever.
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MLB deals setback to San Jose bid to lure Oakland A's
League notified Oakland A's in June that it at least temporarily rejected plan to relocate to San Jose, according to court documents in San Jose antitrust case
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Someone is missing from this North Korean documentary
Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most powerful official may have been purged by his nephew. Full Story
Travel top 10: World's best cities for winter vacations
Some of the world's cities shine brightly in winter. And they aren't likely to be overrun with tourists between now and February. If you're looking to get away soon, check out this list from CNN Travel of the 10 best cities for a winter vacation.
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Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.
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.
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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.