( JIM STEVENS )
West Nile cases surging in state, Bay Area

Officials are pulling out all the stops to confront the highest infection rate of the virus in mosquitoes since the disease was found in California in 2003. Public health officials say the drought might be to blame. 
( JIM STEVENS )
West Nile cases surging in state, Bay Area

Officials are pulling out all the stops to confront the highest infection rate of the virus in mosquitoes since the disease was found in California in 2003. Public health officials say the drought might be to blame. 
( Patrick Tehan )
Fracking ban on the ballot in tiny San Benito County has big statewide implications

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA -- When President Ronald Reagan was pushing for offshore oil drilling on the edges of Monterey Bay in the mid-1980s, Santa Cruz voters fought back, approving a ballot measure that banned construction of all storage tanks, pipelines and other oil equipment in the city. 
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Kansas City, here we come!

San Francisco Giants are up against a team and a town that is celebrating October baseball for the first time since the Kansas City Royals won the World Series in 1985 behind George Brett. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Charlie Sheen breaks up with porn star fiancee

The “Anger Management” star had planned to marry Brett Rossi in November, but now says he wants to devote his time to his children.