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    A 36-year-old Pittsburg man was found shot to death early Monday morning, police said. He was identified Tuesday morning as Albert Masalinto Calceta.  
    First full commute day underway on new Bay Bridge span; bike path opens at noon
    Traffic was flowing Tuesday morning over the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge as commuters got a first up-close glimpse of the span's signature 525-foot tower. 

    The Pride parade came into existence 43 years ago as a reaction to the Stonewall incident, during which New York cops beat up several drag queens in a gay bar. This year's event took its marching orders from a slightly more exalted law enforcement entity -- the U.S. Supreme Court.  
    Federal transit grants remain in limbo, despite a court ruling.  
    (Eric Risberg/Associated Press)
    Holiday events 2015: Bay Area tree lightings, ice rinks and more

    A community-by-community guide to holiday happenings, including parades, light displays and boutiques.