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Richmond leaders' China, Cuba trips under scrutiny
Councilmen Nat Bates and Corky Boozé spent $36,120 of Richmond taxpayer funds on a trade trip to China, while Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and Councilman Tom Butt took a trip to Cuba for $13,000.
El Sobrante family displaced after garage fire started by fireplace ashes
Fire crews say a family of four was displaced Friday night after their home caught fire due to fireplace ashes that were discarded in their garage reignited.
Judy Rodgers dies at 57; chef at San Francisco's Zuni Cafe
Judy Rodgers, the award-winning chef-owner of San Francisco's Zuni Cafe, has died. She was 57.
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Lil Scrappy rap concert leads to fatal Vallejo shooting
12/07/2013 12:07 PM PST
VALLEJO -- A 34-year-old woman was fatally shot, and another wounded late Friday during a rap concert at Dan Foley Park in Vallejo, according to police.
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Study suggests fear can be passed on through genes
A newborn mouse pup, seemingly innocent to the workings of the world, may actually harbor generations' worth of information passed down by its ancestors. Full Story
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Season of giving the perfect time to teach children about charity
Even simple acts of charity can touch children and teenagers who participate in giving. Readers share their stories.
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Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.