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Safeway sold for $9.4 billion, merges with Albertsons
Safeway and Albertsons will be merged to create a massive nationwide grocery network that both companies hope will help them compete in a market they have been steadily losing to big-box retailers, convenience stores and niche grocers.
FBI links Peninsula cold case murders to Reno killing in 1976
Federal and local authorities are setting forth a newly-formed task force to probe the Peninsula after tying a sixth victim, a Reno college student, back to the prolific killer.
California releases child abuse identification and reporting guidelines for parents
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released the guidelines Wednesday to clearly define child abuse and inform parents how to file complaints. In addition, the guidelines outline the process for addressing such complaints.
Memorial service set for Berkeley firefighter killed in tractor accident
A memorial service for Tony Nunes, the Berkeley firefighter killed in a tractor accident is set for Sunday at Haas Pavillion.
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San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's budget: Booming economy won't help much to restore services
03/06/2014 10:38 PM PST
The fiscally conservative Democrat ic mayor's proposed spending plan for the budget year that begins in July follows the similar theme of very slow growth seen in the past two years. Rising pension costs continue to constrain the city's ability to expand services, he says.
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The last stigma: mental illness and the workplace
People with depression, bipolar or other mental health conditions are able and willing to work, but stigma makes employers reluctant to have them on the payroll.
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Look who's sleeping in Justin Bieber's bed
Qianying Zhao was arrested after breaking into the home Bieber is renting and falling asleep in a bedroom.