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'Netroots' guru Joe Trippi will help lead Ro Khanna's campaign

Joe Trippi, who helped pioneer 'netroots' political campaign methods with Howard Dean's 2004 presidential bid, will be lead strategist for Ro Khanna's second bid to unseat Congressman Mike Honda. 
New deal results in influx of cash, improvements at Richmond port
The Port of Richmond has signed a deal with RJJ Resource Management, based in Fullerton, to process and export logs from California forests to China, a deal that is expected to generate up to $1.5 million a year for the city. 

San Jose City Council puts off vote on allowing Uber, Lyft at airport
Clad in bright pink shirts and holding furry mustaches, a group of Lyft drivers urged the City Council on Tuesday to authorize them to pick up passengers at San Jose's airport, but the council unanimously voted to defer the proposal until June 23. 

Oakland hires longtime locals to round out Mayor Libby Schaaf's executive team
OAKLAND -- Mayor Libby Schaaf's executive team is finally taking shape six months into her tenure.The city announced the hiring of two more executive staffers set to join incoming City Administrator Sabrina Landreth later this summer. 

San Jose City Council approves ban on tobacco coupons
The City Council overwhelmingly approved banning tobacco coupons from San Jose bars and clubs, but not before a lengthy discussion about the legal risks of controlling Big Tobacco's flashy new advertising method. 

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Clint Eastwood to direct hero pilot Captain Sully's biopic

Oscar winning director will oversee film based on the book 'Highest Duty: My Search For What Really Matters' by Danville's Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, who successfully landed his disabled plane on the Hudson River.