Obamacare sign-ups beat projections in U.S., California
Capping six months of open enrollment under the new federal health care law, 8 million Americans, including 1.4 million Californians, signed up for a private health insurance plan. Millions more enrolled in Medicaid plans.
Pleasanton: Teen who bragged about speeding takes plea deal in death of Dublin cyclist
As families on both sides of the case wept, Pleasanton teen Cody Hall pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter Thursday for a 2013 accident that killed a Dublin woman and injured her husband while the couple was out on a Sunday bike ride.
Special San Jose State task force releases recommendations on campus climate
A special task force convened at San Jose State after allegations that a black student was relentlessly bullied by his white roommates concluded its work Thursday night -- and told President Mo Qayoumi all eyes will be on him as he considers their recommendations.
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Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens
As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too.
This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance
At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
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'Orphan Black': What you need to know to become part of the Clone Club
Sc-fi thriller returns to 'deepen' its characters in Season 2.
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Chelsea Clinton is pregnant
Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be grandparents.