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    Gov. Jerry Brown proposes $10,000 fines for water-wasting residents, businesses

    04/28/2015 01:46 PM PDT
    Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing $10,000 fines for residents and businesses wasting water in the drought despite his order to cut water use.  
    04/28/2015 01:13 PM PDT - Two men arrested last November in connection with the theft of copper wire from a vacant building in Belmont have pleaded no contest to burglary and theft charges, San Mateo County prosecutors said Tuesday.  
     
    04/28/2015 01:10 PM PDT - A Half Moon Bay man arrested in connection with a chase in San Mateo County last weekend was arraigned Monday on multiple felony charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.  
     
    04/28/2015 01:07 PM PDT - A Concord teenager who died while trying to put gas in her car along a Vacaville free Sunday morning was identified by authorities Tuesday.  
     
    04/28/2015 01:05 PM PDT - A 19-year-old Vallejo man who was shot in the face on a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle in the city's Bayview District on Monday afternoon remains in critical condition this morning, police said.  
     
    04/28/2015 01:20 PM PDT - Contra Costa prosecutors charged Shultz, 18, of murder with a special circumstance of lying in wait, however will not pursue capital punishment, citing his age and lack of criminal history.  
     
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    04/28/2015 01:22 PM PDT - Damita Davis-Howard doesn't need a reminder of what gun violence can do to a family. Her brother is dead. Her nephew is dead. Her godson is dead.  
     
    DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
    04/28/2015 12:18 PM PDT - The East Bay abounds with great burger spots but this trio in Walnut Creek, Dublin and Oakland offer something particularly delicious.  
     
    Karl Mondon
    04/28/2015 12:32 PM PDT - A downtown building was partially evacuated after a hazmat scare surfaced Tuesday morning, according to the San Jose Fire Department.  
     
    04/28/2015 01:44 PM PDT - One employee was hospitalized possibly with an anxiety attack after the armed robbery of a KFC restaurant in the Uptown area of Oakland.  
     
    04/28/2015 12:29 PM PDT - Much higher prices for overuse will kick in May 15.  
     
    04/28/2015 12:28 PM PDT - After overturning his country's anti-gay law, Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo has inspired many around the world, and felt the backlash.  
     
    04/28/2015 12:26 PM PDT - Joysse Alvarado recently began another round of chemotherapy at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, to treat her leukemia. The San Mateo girl's parents are raising money to help other families stricken by pediatric cancer.  
     
    04/28/2015 01:06 PM PDT - The documentary 'Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory' will be shown for free Thursday in Hayward.  
     
    Lee Cast
    04/28/2015 01:45 PM PDT - The 30-year-old Soquel man accused of slapping two joggers' butts Thursday morning was re-arrested over the weekend.  
     
    (Jay Maidment/Disney/Marvel via AP)
    'The Avengers: Age of Ultron" already cleaning up overseas

    New Disney/Marvel blockbuster doing well in South Korea, Britain and Russia, among others.