"Odd couple" battles it out for senate seat
Race to succeed Rep. Mark DeSaulnier in the state Senate pits two moderate Democrats -- Steve Glazer and Susan Bonilla -- who have drifted in different directions and now champion causes that might surprise their earliest supporters
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Walnut Creek: Fire destroys vacant home
A vacant home where dozens of teenagers threw a party caught fire early Saturday hours after authorities broke up the gathering, fire officials said.
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Devastating reality of year-round fire season
The fire came up quickly here in the eastern Sierra Nevada, destroying 35 homes and taking the mountainside community of Swall Meadows by surprise. Who would expect a roiling wildfire — throwing fireballs and whipping up flame whirls through 7,000 acres of sagebrush, pinon and Jeffrey pine — in the dead of winter?
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Warriors sweep away Pelicans
Stephen Curry scores 39 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the New Orleans Pelicans 109-98 to complete a four-game sweep of their first-round NBA playoff series.
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Scarlett Johansson hosts 'SNL'; Daytime Emmy Awards on tap
Plus, this week on TV: Rory Kennedy revisits 'Last days of Vietnam' and J.K. Rowling's adult novel, 'The Casual Vacancy,' comes to television.
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'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Sawyer Sweeten reportedly commits suicide
Actor, 19, played Geoffrey Barone on hit CBS show, alongside real siblings Sullivan and Madilyn.