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  • Quotations in the News - 07/04/2015 12:11 AM PDT
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    A's lose as Mariners blast four two-run homers

    07/03/2015 10:44 PM PDT
    Oakland misses chance to escape A.L. West cellar 
    07/03/2015 10:22 PM PDT - Laura Bassett will start in third-place match against Germany  
     
    Rick Hurd
    07/03/2015 08:14 PM PDT - A Concord family won't soon forget the day a centuries-old tree created a Fourth of July weekend boom when two branches from a Heritage Oak tree believed to be at least 250 years old fell outside the family's home  
     
    Alan Dep
    07/03/2015 07:33 PM PDT - A Novato High School track and field coach was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl, a former student at the school.  
     
    07/03/2015 09:46 PM PDT - Clint Robinson broadsided an 89 mph fastball for a two-run home run to give the Washington Nationals a 2-1 victory, leaving the Giants still looking for a win four games deep into their road trip.  
     
    07/03/2015 05:57 PM PDT - Pitcher still recovering from illness, might not return to mound before Tuesday  
     
    07/03/2015 10:44 PM PDT - San Francisco purchases contracts of left-hander Josh Osich and utility man Ryan Lollis from Triple-A Sacramento, also designate manager's son Brett Bochy for assignment  
     
    07/03/2015 05:22 PM PDT - Right fielder aimed criticism at Beane, but Melvin faults himself for 'miscommunication'  
     
    Francisco Sanchez
    Courtesy of San Francisco Police Department
    07/03/2015 08:41 PM PDT - Francisco Sanchez, the 45-year-old man accused of fatally shooting former Pleasanton resident Kate Steinle in the back Wednesday on Pier 14 had recently been released from jail despite having been deported five times and having immigration authorities ask that he be held.  
     
    Bay Area News Group
    07/03/2015 07:20 PM PDT - As local officials continue their review of a proposed $900 million Raiders stadium proposal, they have not received assurances that the team will pay for cost overruns.  
     
    07/03/2015 02:52 PM PDT - New athletic director was most recently at Syracuse, where major violations occurred in basketball program  
     
    07/03/2015 03:12 PM PDT - Fire crews were expected to work through the night to extinguish a 45-acre brush fire in Alameda County.  
     
    07/03/2015 01:03 PM PDT - Mike Williams, a four-star defensive lineman from Fort Worth, announced that he will attend Stanford after visiting Texas, Oregon, Ohio State and TCU.  
     
    07/03/2015 01:10 PM PDT - Go ahead and insert your Monta Ellis joke here.If these videso give Warriors fans heart palpitations, it's simply because Stephen Curry riding any sort of motorized vehicle brings back bad memories of the one-time Golden State star Ellis who infamously crashed his moped in the offseason, seriously  
     
    07/03/2015 11:23 PM PDT - Carl Steward's weekly laugh at the world of sports touches all the bases: Giants, A's, NBA, Major League All Stars....  
     
    07/03/2015 11:41 AM PDT - Might the California-like drought finally end with another jersey-shedding moment Sunday in Vancouver?  
     
    ARIC CRABB
    07/03/2015 06:25 PM PDT - State regulators brushed aside pleas to shield low-income Bay Area residents from increases in monthly electricity bills and approved on Friday a far-reaching overhaul of California's power system, changes that could increase bills by $5 a month for one-third of the state's residential customers.  
     
    07/03/2015 06:05 PM PDT - The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board plans to impose stringent permitting requirements on local jurisdictions.  
     
    07/03/2015 03:12 PM PDT - A 28-year-old woman allegedly embezzled money, stole personal information from employers and wrote bad checks to buy cars, pay rent and afford a wedding reception at a Contra Costa restaurant, authorities said.  
     
    07/03/2015 07:03 AM PDT - City governments from San Francisco to Palo Alto and Dublin -- even down to the financially troubled city of Bell in Southern California -- are using startup technology to open a window into government spending at an unprecedented level of detail.  
     
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    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.