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Pleasanton braces for fallout of Safeway-Albertson's merger
Safeway's $9 billion merger with Albertson's reverberated in the grocery chain's corporate home of Pleasanton where officials are bracing for the impact on the city's second-largest employer.
In standoff with California over testing, US Education Department blinks
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education is allowing California to bypass federal requirements by giving standardized tests in math and reading to millions of public school students this spring without publicly reporting results or using them to hold schools or teachers accountable.
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Berkeley police locate missing at-risk Richmond woman
03/07/2014 08:31 PM PST
A missing at-risk Richmond woman who disappeared in Berkeley Friday has been safely located, police said.
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Who are these soldiers? After 150 years, we now know.
The Library of Congress, which owns the rare tintype, had described it as an "unidentified company of soldiers" anonymous Yankees whose stories and fates seemed forgotten. Full Story
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.