Talk Back: High-speed rail
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Soda tax war returns to Bay Area

Two years after Richmond's effort to tax sugary drinks went down to resounding defeat, Berkeley and San Francisco look to make history on Nov. 4  
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San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars

The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants. 
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Oakland approves $577,000 to help Central American child migrants

Child migrants seeking refuge in the Bay Area after fleeing Central American violence got a boost from the Oakland City Council on Tuesday night when it voted unanimously to offer $577,000 in legal aid. 
BAY AREA NEWS
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Governor Jerry Brown meets with nurses over Ebola concerns

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday said California will address the concerns and worries of nurses who say the hospitals where they work are ill-prepared for a potential case of the deadly Ebola virus. 
Celebrities
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery. 
SPORTS
( D. ROSS CAMERON )
Kawakami: Game 1 played right into Giants' hands

The Giants' wire-to-wire 7-1 annihilation of the Royals was all they could have ever wanted and planned to start the 2014 World Series. 
Spotlight
(Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area New Group Archives)
San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars

The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants. 

BUSINESS


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Good news for Marissa Mayer, as Yahoo posts strong earnings

Yahoo turned in a third-quarter earnings report Tuesday that beat Wall Street’s expectations and gives CEO Marissa Mayer some bottom-line results to back up her strategy of acquisitions and emphasis on mobile and media to lift the pioneering Internet company out of the doldrums.
 
(Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area New Group Archives)
San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars

The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants. 
(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.