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California drought: 'Water cops' being hired by Bay Area agencies to root out water waste
While most cities aren't issuing fines yet, new enforcement patrols will be responding to neighbors' complaints about water waste as California's drought worsens.
A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
Adding Latino legal scholar to California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown nominates Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to replace Justice Marvin Baxter on the state's high court
( Josie Lepe )
49ers training camp preview: Kaepernick and his new toys
Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers pass offense need to be better, and the additions of Stevie Johnson, Brandon Lloyd and Bruce Ellington should help.
Antioch: City looking to possible suitors to fill vacant riverfront restaurant
Antioch released a proposal request last week for someone with experience to lease and renovate the former Humphrey's on the Delta restaurant at One Marina Plaza.
Tonight's TV picks: 'America's Got Talent' picks Top 48
Plus, new reality series 'Food Fighters' pits amateur against professional chefs.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
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John Adams talks storied career, Cabrillo Festival
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Berkeley composer will make one of his regular summer jaunts to Santa Cruz for the West Coast premiere of his jazz-inspired Saxophone Concerto; it will be the 18th Adams work performed at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music (July 27-Aug. 10), where the composer was once music director and lately has taken on a new role -- commissioning young composers, to nurture a new generation and 'keep the energy going.'
( Nick Ut )
Movie, TV legend James Garner dies at 86
Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said.