Feds: Phony Richmond clinic part of health care fraud ring
A 43-year-old self-described "life coach" who managed a clinic in Richmond was sentenced to more than two years in prison for conspiring to commit health care fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday.
Rash of home burglaries hits Hercules
A rash of home burglaries has hit a Hercules neighborhood, police said Thursday.
California nuptials increase after gay marriage ruling
SAN FRANCISCO -- More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006, according to new data.
Sebastopol council selects medical marijuana dispensary director as mayor
SEBASTOPOL - The Sebastopol City Council Tuesday night unanimously selected as mayor the founder and executive director of two Peace in Medicine licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Sonoma County.
Intruder begs his victims for help and other odd crimes
A Salt Lake City break-in goes awry for the intruder. In Michigan, a man gets prison for spitting in a cop's sandwich - those and other odd crimes in this edition of the bizarre blotter. Full Story
4 weird ways Seattle, San Francisco are hyping Sunday's game
Fans are getting a little crazy in anticipation of this weekend's NFC West showdown. Full Story
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Great Dickens Christmas Fair: Kids, 19th-century London and no iPhones!
It's not just London -- it's London of 1865 during Christmastime, which gives the whole place an extra layer of magic. And even better -- they didn't have iPods or iPhones in 1865, so my kids stayed off their electronic devices for more than four hours. That has to qualify as a Christmas miracle.
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Simon Cowell rips Russell Brand
'X Factor’ judge says Brand should put his money where his mouth is after calling for revolution.