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Chevron agrees to new Richmond refinery conditions

Reversing its previous position, Chevron Corp. on Monday accepted an alternative to its planned $1 billion Richmond refinery modernization project, agreeing to a lower cap on greenhouse gas emissions. 
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Suspected murderer tried to escape from Contra Costa jail

The preliminary hearing for Darnell and Tania Washington began Monday, and a prosecutor revealed additional jail escape attempts by the husband. The couple are charged in the stabbing death of retired Hercules teacher Susie Ko in 2012. 
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'Water cops' being hired by Bay Area agencies to root out water waste

While most cities aren't issuing fines yet, new enforcement patrols will be responding to neighbors' complaints about water waste as California's drought worsens. 
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Q&A with Raiders owner Mark Davis

Had a chance to sit down for an exclusive interview with Raiders owner Mark Davis Monday at an East Bay restaurant discuss training camp and his expectations for the coming season after an active off-season. 
Celebrities
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Movie, TV legend James Garner dies at 86

Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said. 
SPORTS
( Josie Lepe )
49ers training camp preview: Kaepernick and his new toys

Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers pass offense need to be better, and the additions of Stevie Johnson, Brandon Lloyd and Bruce Ellington should help.

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Spotlight
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John Adams talks storied career, Cabrillo Festival

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Berkeley composer will make one of his regular summer jaunts to Santa Cruz for the West Coast premiere of his jazz-inspired Saxophone Concerto; it will be the 18th Adams work performed at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music (July 27-Aug. 10), where the composer was once music director and lately has taken on a new role -- commissioning young composers, to nurture a new generation and 'keep the energy going.' 
BUSINESS
( Karl Mondon )
Tesla idles Fremont production line for Model X upgrade

Tesla Motors shut down its production line Monday as part of a long-scheduled plan to retool the factory to increase production of the Model S sedan and prepare for the introduction of the Model X crossover SUV.  
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
(Barbara Davidson/Los Angeles Times)
John Adams talks storied career, Cabrillo Festival

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Berkeley composer will make one of his regular summer jaunts to Santa Cruz for the West Coast premiere of his jazz-inspired Saxophone Concerto; it will be the 18th Adams work performed at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music (July 27-Aug. 10), where the composer was once music director and lately has taken on a new role -- commissioning young composers, to nurture a new generation and 'keep the energy going.' 
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Movie, TV legend James Garner dies at 86

Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said. 
 
 
 
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
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
 
( Nhat V. Meyer )
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.