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Mystery polio-like illness proves parents need to be vigilant
Maternal and paternal instincts have long prompted parents to become borderline hypochondriacs when it comes to their kids' health. Now, an unknown illness leaving some California children paralyzed shows us why acting on instincts is a good thing.
The California School for the Deaf boys basketball team captured its first North Coast Section championship Friday, beating Bay Counties League rival St. Elizabeth 55-47 in the Division VI title game
Hayward will have a new mayor after the June 3 election, with Mayor Michael Sweeney declining to run for a fourth term. Four candidates have filed to succeed him. Because Sweeney is an incumbent and did not file, the filing deadline is extended to Wednesday. Filing also remains open for one council seat.
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Cal women ousted by Washington State in Pac-12 tournament
The Cal Bears women's basketball team, the second seed in the Pac-12 tournament, is stunned by Washington State 91-83 in the quarterfinals.
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This country is threatening to ban Facebook and YouTube
Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month's local elections. Full Story
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
Also meet Adrian Marcel, one of Oakland's most promising R&B talents.
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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.