• Stanford routed by Duke - 11/22/2014 09:40 PM PST
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    NCS playoffs: Salesian 48, St. Vincent 6

    RICHMOND -- The top-seeded Pride didn't have to worry about knocking off the rust after a two-week layoff and fired on all cylinders in dismantling visiting Mustangs in an NCS Division V quarterfinal matchup at Salesian High School Saturday. 
    Former San Francisco Giants stars Willie McGee and Mike Felder will represent the 2010, 2012 and 2014 baseball World Series champions as they receive a proclamation from Hercules Mayor Myrna de Vera  
     
    Three robbers bound the hands of three captives in a Point Richmond pharmacy while stealing a large amount of powerful pain pills that are worth a fortune on the street.  
     
    Point Richmond will once again welcome the holidays as only it can, with a mix of the traditional and quirky.The festivities start at 10 a.m. on Thursday, when folks will gather outside the Richmond Plunge for the annual Thanksgiving Day ritual known as the Wild Turkey shoot.  
     
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    Patient has outlived her five-year survival diagnosis by seven years, will run in inaugural "Join the Voices!" brain cancer event in San Francisco on Sunday  
     
    A Burlingame construction company has been fined more than $106,000 for safety violations that led to the deaths in May of two Bay Area men working on a new bridge in Winters, the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health announced Thursday.  
     
    A 28-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly hitting his girlfriend in the head with a BB gun, police said.  
     
    Delays in patient care are dangerous, psychologists and therapists say. Kaiser says claims are a union negotiations ploy.  
     
    For more than 112 years, the Richmond Refinery has been proud to serve as a vital part of Richmond -- creating jobs for residents, supporting small businesses that drive the local economy, paying taxes that fund essential public services and supporting programs that train workers and prepare  
     
    "To Kill a Mockingbird," the classic Harper Lee drama about racism and justice in the Depression-era South, is as relevant now as it was when it won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1961 as the civil rights movement was gaining steam.  
     
    ( LiPo Ching )
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