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    ( Karl Mondon )
    Bay Area Black Friday shoppers fill stores before dawn in what is expected to be best retail season in years

    As Black Friday commenced in the Bay Area, shoppers filled malls and outlets across the Bay Area, many out for a second day of scouring stores after blockbuster Thanksgiving Day sales, launching what is expected to be the best holiday season for retailers in years. 
    Authorities say a magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled Napa County wine country in California, but no injuries or property damage was immediately reported.  
    Another case of a law enforcement officer secretly obtaining an explicit photo of a female arrestee emerged Wednesday with the release of an independent police auditor's report on a Palo Alto detective who forwarded a burglary suspect's picture to his supervisor.  
    The UC Global Food Initiative's virtual produce collage contest celebrates California's fruits, vegetables and nuts.  
    A San Diego woman pleaded guilty to a felony charge of stalking in connection with a bizarre rape-solicitation scheme carried out against a couple who outbid her for her dream house.  
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    Holiday decor to suit every style

    Whether you want the latest in LED illumination, a midcentury-modern look, rustic touches, blingy metallic or jewel-like tones, beaded fabrics, faux fur or felt pom-pom garlands, retailers have plenty of possibilities waiting for you.  
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
    Shia LaBeouf says he was raped earlier this year

    The “Fury” actor says a woman assaulted him during his #IAMSORRY art show back in February.