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After Steinle slaying, new cooperation from Bay Area on immigration detentions
Two months after Kate Steinle's death at the hands of an illegal immigrant with a criminal record ignited a national debate about immigration policy, four of the Bay Area's most populous counties have agreed to notify ICE when inmates flagged by the agency for possible deportation are about to be released.
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Timmy's time with Giants may already be over
San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015, and he will be a free agent after this season.
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Canseco to be starting pitcher for Pittsburg team
Jose Canseco, 51, will be starting pitcher for the independent Pacific Diamonds on Sunday.
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State lawmakers propose sweeping ivory ban
Supporters of the measure, AB 96, note that scientific studies show poachers are killing 35,000 African elephants a year, or 96 every day, for their tusks, causing the African elephant population of about 500,000 to shrink at alarming rates.
Travel Top 10: Best cities for pool parties
You'd think California would have scored more than three spots on Evite's list of the nation's top spots for pool parties.
2015 VMA photos: More crazy than classy fashion choices
Miley Cyrus led the pack for over-the-top outfits, while Taylor Swift classes up the night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.