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    CRIME
    Pleasanton: Teen who bragged about speeding takes plea deal in death of Dublin cyclist

    As families on both sides of the case wept, Pleasanton teen Cody Hall pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter Thursday for a 2013 accident that killed a Dublin woman and injured her husband while the couple was out on a Sunday bike ride. 
    EDUCATION
    Special San Jose State task force releases recommendations on campus climate

    A special task force convened at San Jose State after allegations that a black student was relentlessly bullied by his white roommates concluded its work Thursday night -- and told President Mo Qayoumi all eyes will be on him as he considers their recommendations. 
    OBITUARIES
    Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

    A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died. He was 87.  
    BAY AREA NEWS
    Residents express outcry over Chevron Richmond's modernization project

    04/17/2014 09:50 PM PDT
    More than 60 people addressed the city's Planning Commission on Thursday, saying the environmental report describing Chevron Corp.'s proposed $1 billion modernization of its local refinery does too little to reduce pollutants and ensure safety. 
    This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

    At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
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    Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

    Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be grandparents.