A Martinez man led police on a chase, crashed his car, then tried to flee on foot before finally being captured Tuesday morning, police said.  
 
The new measure would run for 30 years and raise more than $7.7 billion to upgrade freeways, fill potholes, help pay for a BART extension to Livermore, improve service for bus riders and the disabled and fund pedestrian and bicycle upgrades.  
 
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Plans to charge a toll to pedestrians and bicyclists will be examined once again by Golden Gate Bridge officials as the agency looks to keep itself in the black.  
 
 
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Star singing nun covers Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'

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