• A's Chavez pounded in loss to Astros - 07/28/2014 11:42 PM PDT
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    Dublin man battles tax officials over granddaughter's six-dollar refund

    Apparently never before in California history has someone battled the state Franchise Tax Board to make sure his young grandchild didn't hold on to her first-ever tax refund.  
    San Bruno on Monday demanded the ouster of the president of the state Public Utilities Commission and sought sanctions against PG&E for what the city claims is illegal and improper contacts between the utility and the agency that oversees it.  
     
    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he "saved Gotham" as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.  
     
    AP Photo/Mead Gruver, file
    Sued by California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Corinthian Colleges agrees to warn California students it plans to sell Heald, WyoTech and Everest colleges.  
     
    A tractor-trailer carrying thousands of pounds of tropical fruit similar to bananas turned over on Interstate 580 near the Altamont Pass early Monday morning, causing two lanes to be shut down at the beginning of the morning commute, the California Highway Patrol said.  
     
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    Virgin America files for IPO

    Virgin America filed for an initial public offering on Monday, setting up a Wall Street debut for the only Bay Area-based airline carrier and adding yet another big-dollar deal to an already record-breaking year of IPOs. 
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    Oakland Tribune editorial: Congress Must move on bill to reform the VA

    Members of Congress have been working overtime -- once again -- to prove that in their world even no-brainer, badly needed legislation desired by both sides of the political aisle must have drama. 
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    Sewage in San Francisco Bay: Settlement reached to prevent overflows

    07/28/2014 07:16 PM PDT
    The $1.5 billion effort will take place over the next 21 years and will include the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, Albany, Emeryville and Piedmont, as well as the Stege Sanitary District, which serves Kensington, El Cerrito and parts of Richmond. 
    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
    (ABC/Javier Pesquera)
    'The Bachelorette' recap: Who did Andi pick?

    SPOILER ALERT: Read no further unless you want to know who the winning suitor was on Monday night's season finale of "The Bachelorette. 
    (Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.