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  • 10 Things to Know for Today - 04/05/2016 02:54 AM PDT
    Sunol: big-rig catches fire on Highway 84; no injuries

    04/04/2016 11:10 PM PDT
    No one was injured after a big-rig mysteriously caught fire Monday night on Highway 84 in Sunol, according to the California Highway Patrol. 
    04/04/2016 10:52 PM PDT - Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm house fire Monday night on Short Street in Oakland, a fire dispatcher said.  
    04/04/2016 11:49 PM PDT - Sonny Gray was scratched from his opening night start thanks to food poisoning; That left it to Rich Hill to start, and he lasted 22/3 innings in what turned out to be a 4-3 White Sox win over Oakland,  
    04/04/2016 08:05 PM PDT - An Altamont Corridor Express train was recovering from delays of up to 20 minutes after hitting a cow Monday evening on tracks near Tracy, authorities said.  
    04/05/2016 03:07 AM PDT - Rep. Mark DeSaulnier expressed concern about the process to select a developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station.  
    Rich Pedroncelli
    04/04/2016 09:34 PM PDT - Californians cut water use 23.9 percent from June to February, compared with the same period in 2013. The question now is how much to ease regulations, now that Northern California has had healthy winter rains  
    04/04/2016 05:51 PM PDT - The mother of San Jose State punter Michael Carrizosa died Monday morning after a 16-month battle with cervical cancer, family and friends said on her Facebook page.
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    04/04/2016 06:50 PM PDT - The family of Antioch resident Afroza Chowdhury, who killed herself by jumping from a moving taxi that was taking her back to a home where she'd recently been threatened, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court.  
    Courtesy of the Deming family
    04/04/2016 07:03 PM PDT - The family of a San Jose teenager who was shot dead by a police officer in a sensational incident last summer filed a federal lawsuit against the Pleasanton Police Department on Monday.  
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    04/04/2016 09:38 PM PDT - Firefighters controlled a vehicle fire that spread into vegetation Monday afternoon in San Leandro, a fire official said.  
    04/04/2016 05:02 PM PDT - The ex-girlfriend of accused killer Darnell Williams, who faces the death penalty for the deaths of killing Alaysha Carradine, 8, and Anthony Medearis Jr., testified against him Monday.  
    04/04/2016 07:42 PM PDT - San Francisco Giants' game against the Milwaukee Brewers bumps the Golden State Warriors' first crack at getting their 70th win to Comcast SportsNet's alternative television network.  
    04/04/2016 05:10 PM PDT - A dozen drawings created by Sioux warrior Red Horse, now on display at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, depict the wild battle that marked Custer's last stand.  
    04/04/2016 11:05 PM PDT - After a state audit attacked the University of California for admitting more out-of-state students as it turned away record numbers of Californians, the university on Monday announced freshman admissions offers to Californians rose from last year by nearly 15 percent.  
    04/04/2016 05:08 PM PDT - Judge Julia Spain's order transferring control of the Tribune Tower and other Oakland properties and assets to a court-appointed receiver is the latest legal blow to Thomas Henderson, a 67-year-old Oakland resident, who has portrayed himself as a selfless job creator, but has been hounded by creditors and accused of bad faith dealings from former business partners.  
    04/04/2016 10:42 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers have given Kaepernick the opportunity to find a new job elsewhere, but the quarterback was in Santa Clara Monday.  
    04/04/2016 03:39 PM PDT - Ben Choi, a city planning commissioner, has also been endorsed by councilmember Gayle McLaughlin.  
    04/04/2016 03:25 PM PDT - Golden State Warriors' shooting star Stephen Curry needs only 22 more 3-pointers to make it 400 for the season.  
    04/04/2016 06:19 PM PDT - Attorneys for the family of a man who died during a scuffle with Oakland police officers in 2014 asked a federal judge on Monday to toss out a settlement brokered in January with the city, arguing that not all of the man's seven siblings had agreed to the $450,000 payout.  
    04/04/2016 03:26 PM PDT - Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green was set to pour water over Stephen Curry's head until Curry flipped a towel and knocked the water right out of Green's hand.  
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7