Suspects rob elderly couple then return to beat, rob them again

A pair of home-invasion robbers tricked a married couple in their 90s into letting them into their home twice in two days, severely beating the husband and wife during their second crime, police said. 
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PG&E, PUC oust several key officials after email flap

PG&E and the state Public Utilities Commission, engulfed in controversy over inappropriate email exchanges and how they are handling the aftermath of the fatal explosion in San Bruno, announced the ouster of several officials amid accusations the two organizations have a cozy relationship. 
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Castro Valley winery fined $115,000 for using volunteers

A small-time vintner's use of volunteer workers has put him out of business after the state squeezed him like a late-summer grape for $115,000 in fines -- and sent a chill through the wine industry. 
Here's what 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis had to say in a four-minute interview with Bay Area media Tuesday afternoon in Santa Clara:   Q: What do you do to move past the Bears game?  
 
 
The Oakland Raiders remade their defense, but the results haven't been there, as the Raiders rank last in the NFL against the run.  
 
 
09/15/2014 06:21 PM PDT - Brandon Rush, who helped the Golden State Warriors off the bench in the 2011-12 season, is glad to be back with the NBA team in a similar role for new coach Steve Kerr.  
 
 
 
 
 
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The company should tread carefully before changing its long-standing policy and allowing people to use fake names.
 
 
 
The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.  
 
 
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Size allows a stop at equally entertaining Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center down the road.

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