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  • News In Brief Tech ticker Biz buzz - 07/31/2015 05:10 PM PDT
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  • Matt Hagan seeking another NHRA title - 07/31/2015 03:26 PM PDT
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    Golden eagle dies three months after being released into wild

    07/31/2015 05:33 PM PDT
    A young female golden eagle rescued by San Ramon Valley firefighters in March and rehabilitated by Lindsay Wildlife Hospital died last Saturday after being struck by a wind turbine. 
    07/31/2015 05:29 PM PDT - When the Internet collectively sets out to get somebody, its search algorithms don't always discriminate. On Twitter, anyone with the same name as the dentist demonized for killing Cecil the lion was fair game for furious derision and death threats.  
     
    07/31/2015 04:59 PM PDT - Former 49ers receiver "just easy to throw to," says quarterback Carr  
     
    07/31/2015 04:56 PM PDT - A person was fatally hit by a train after they were walking illegally along Caltrain tracks Friday afternoon in San Francisco, officials said.  
     
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    07/31/2015 05:01 PM PDT - Legendary pro wrestler dies after suffering a heart attack at his Hollywood home  
     
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    07/31/2015 04:06 PM PDT - U.S. Army reservists are practicing loading and unloading equipment from ships at the former Alameda Naval Air Station, Camp Parks in Dublin and the Military Ocean Terminal in Concord. The exercise makes sure that the reservists are trained and ready to go if and when a major disaster strikes and a relief camp is needed.  
     
    07/31/2015 04:36 PM PDT - Michael Kimbal1 has been charged with molesting four girls ages 5 to 13.  
     
    07/31/2015 03:45 PM PDT - Local "National Night Out" events are planned for Tuesday, Aug. 4 in Martinez, Pacheco and Pleasant Hill. Founded in 1981, National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better  
     
    07/31/2015 03:51 PM PDT - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on the social media site Friday that his wife, Priscilla Chan, is pregnant with a baby girl after having three miscarriages. By publicly sharing their personal experience with miscarriages, he said he hopes it will help people through the grieving process and give couples hope.  
     
    07/31/2015 03:26 PM PDT - NHRA Funny Car driver/cattle rancher Matt Hagan trying to repeat as champion.  
     
    07/31/2015 03:17 PM PDT - NaVorro Bowman is a year and a half removed from knee surgery, and the San Francisco 49ers' star linebacker is ready to put on pads and start hitting.  
     
    07/31/2015 03:13 PM PDT - A 30-year-old man told authorities he was sexually assaulted near the UC Berkeley campus Thursday, but has declined to file a police report. police said.  
     
    07/31/2015 04:50 PM PDT - Matt Cochran, the projected center for the Golden Bears, was dismissed by coach Sonny Dykes after spring ball, leaving a potential void in the middle of the offensive line.  
     
    07/31/2015 02:19 PM PDT - The Golden State Warriors acquire Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for Gerald Wallace.  
     
    07/31/2015 02:23 PM PDT - Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend sends email asking for permission to attend her funeral, as the Brown and Houston families reportedly fight over how to lay the daughter of Whitney Houston to rest.  
     
    07/31/2015 02:14 PM PDT - The second annual Share the Love Day will be held by Agape Love Community Church from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nevin Park at Fourth Street and Macdonald Avenue. The church says it plans to offer free food and clothing to the needy at the community outreach event focused on "men, women and children living in impoverished conditions."  
     
    07/31/2015 02:38 PM PDT - Felix Doubront will report to the A's; has started and pitched out of the bullpen during his five-year career with Red Sox, Cubs and Blue Jays.  
     
    07/31/2015 02:08 PM PDT - Steward: New acquisition Mike Leake will plug a hole in the San Francisco Giants' rotation.  
     
    07/31/2015 02:01 PM PDT - The man was fatally shot and his friend wounded by robbers as they were parked on an East Oakland street.  
     
    07/31/2015 12:53 PM PDT - The "Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens" director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.  
     
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.