Bay Area U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag stepping down

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, the Bay Area's top federal law enforcement official, is stepping down, turning key office over to chief assistant until next presidential election. 
An off-duty Sacramento County sheriff's deputy who was attending a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park as part of the team's law enforcement appreciation night on Tuesday helped detain a man suspected of stabbing another man near the ballpark, a San Francisco police spokeswoman said.  
 
U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, the Bay Area's top federal law enforcement official, is stepping down, turning key office over to chief assistant until next presidential election.  
 
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Ale Ekstrom, a colorful Navy veteran known as the grandfather of Sausalito's anchor-outs, died of pneumonia July 22 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco. He was 78.  
 
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors next to windows full of carved ivory tusks and trinkets, unfazed by proposed federal rules that the White House says go as far as possible to ban the U.  
 
(Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)
Want modern grange? Try Shed in Healdsburg

So much more than an award-winning cafe, Shed is an ode to local farming -- a market, flower shop, coffee bar, fermentation bar, garden shop and community gathering space and more. 
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Is Ben Affleck dating kids' nanny?

The actor's reps deny a report that he started to get close with his kids' 28-year-old nanny during his separation from Jennifer Garner.