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    Berkeley: Man arrested for armed carjacking Sunday

    10/20/2014 05:22 PM PDT
    A 26-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after using a gun to carjack a woman's vehicle at a market and deli near the Berkeley Marina, police said.  
    Show of support for ex-SJSU player David Quessenberry
    10/20/2014 05:20 PM PDT - Four college football teams -- San Jose State, Navy, UCLA and Colorado -- will wear 'DQ' patches as a show of support for former San Jose State lineman David Quessenberry, who is battling cancer.  

    Kawakami: Giants are Bumgarner's team now
    10/20/2014 05:19 PM PDT - San Francisco Giants will win World Series because it's Madison Bumgarner's time, his team, his World Series, and there's no reason to deny any of that now. 

    Usama Young, LaMarr Woodley latest Raiders to suffer injuries
    10/20/2014 05:11 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders Usama Young and LaMarr Woodley were both injured in loss to Arizona Cardinals; Young, was having an MRI and ESPN reported he was out for the season with an ACL/MCL tear 

    Alice in Winterland: Ed Sheeran, Train set for holiday concert
    10/20/2014 05:10 PM PDT - Christina Perri will also perform at the concert on Dec. 4 at The Masonic in San Francisco. 

    World Series: Why Giants are here again
    10/20/2014 05:09 PM PDT - The San Francisco Giants are in the World Series because they have Madison Bumgarner, Busty Posey, Bruce Bochy -- and an often overlooked ingredient. 

    World Series: Michael Morse to be used as Giants' designated hitter
    10/20/2014 04:57 PM PDT - San Francisco Giants will use Michael Morse as designated hitter for Game 1 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday against the Kansas City Royals, manager Bruce Bochy said; Morse has 33 big league starts as a DH, including four this season 

    Five more Jonestown victims buried in Oakland mass grave
    10/20/2014 05:14 PM PDT - Long-forgotten remains of five Jonestown victims, discovered this summer in an abandoned Delaware mortuary, have now joined more than 400 other unclaimed and unidentified victims in an East Oakland hillside memorial. 

    Patrick Shields and Wynn Brewer guilty of conspiracy to commit murder
    10/20/2014 04:36 PM PDT - An Alameda County jury on Monday convicted the two San Leandro men, but acquitted Oakland resident Cyrico Robinson of the same charge. The failed 2011 murder plot led to Oakland police fatally shooting two alleged accomplices. 

    World Series: Can Giants contend with Royals speed?
    10/20/2014 04:25 PM PDT - Kansas City Royals are fastest team that Giants have faced; American League champs can out-run San Francisco and have maybe more range on defense than the National League pennant-winners. 

    World Series: Giants' Ishikawa dealing with newfound celebrity status
    10/20/2014 05:01 PM PDT - San Francisco Giants outfielder Travis Ishikawa made news around the world with his walk-off homer in Game 5 of the NLCS against the St. Louis Cardinals, including during homecoming at his high school in Federal Way, Washington 

    49ers' Harbaugh says Marcus Martin will get shot at center
    10/20/2014 04:19 PM PDT - Starting center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled for surgery Tuesday on his broken left leg and headed for season-ending injured reserve. 

    Honda launches attack ad as new poll shows dead heat with Khanna
    10/20/2014 05:10 PM PDT - With a new poll showing their closely watched race in a dead heat, Rep. Mike Honda launched a new television ad Monday attacking Democratic challenger Ro Khanna with claims he is backed by right-wing billionaires, favors tax breaks for rich people and isn't committed to protecting Social Security. Khanna shot back with an email to supporters, calling the ad "full of lies."  

    Contra Costa County drug bust: $18 million in meth seized, 22 arrested
    10/20/2014 04:15 PM PDT - Drug agents seized nearly 500 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested 22 people in the largest bust of its kind in Contra Costa County history, authorities said.  

    49ers lose Kilgore to season-ending surgery
    10/20/2014 02:24 PM PDT - Center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled for surgery on his broken left leg and headed for season-ending injured reserve. 

    George Clooney's wife Amal Clooney named most powerful woman in London
    10/20/2014 02:21 PM PDT - Malala Yousafzai, Victoria Beckham and Kate Bush also make list. 

    Tori Spelling hospitalized for severe bronchitis (not Ebola)
    10/20/2014 02:45 PM PDT - The reality TV star was diagnosed with severe case of bronchitis and a sinus infection, but not before the staff at a Southern California hospital isolated her and took extreme precutions whle treating her. 

    Elderly man found fatally stabbed in West Oakland
    10/20/2014 05:11 PM PDT - The 78-year-old victim was found by his older brother Sunday night in their West Oakland bungalow. 

    Yosemite entrance fee could rise by 50 percent
    10/20/2014 05:03 PM PDT - The Obama administration proposes increasing Yosemite National Park's entrance fee from $20 to $30 per car, as part of a wider increase at 130 parks nationwide. 

    Will next Batman film feature female Robin?
    10/20/2014 12:46 PM PDT - Jena Malone may appear in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  

    Alix Tichelman's attorneys say she took heroin, had 'less than clear' judgment during Google executive's death
    10/20/2014 12:32 PM PDT - Attorneys for accused killer call girl Alix Tichelman struck back against prosecutors outside Santa Cruz County Superior Court on Monday, saying the death of Google executive Forrest Hayes was an "accident" and that Tichelman panicked after the two used heroin aboard his yacht. 

    Soda tax war returns to Bay Area
    10/20/2014 12:33 PM PDT - Two years after Richmond's effort to tax sugary drinks went down to resounding defeat, Berkeley and San Francisco look to make history on Nov. 4  

    Six vie for two spots on San Lorenzo school board
    10/20/2014 03:33 PM PDT - Two longtime incumbents and four challengers are seeking election to the two seats on the San Lorenzo Unified school board. 

    Police: Woman sexually assaulted in Pleasant Hill parking lot
    10/20/2014 03:58 PM PDT - The victim told police that about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, a man attacked her in the parking lot of 313 Camelback Road in Pleasant Hill. 

    Chevron-funded campaign attacks Richmond mayor's travel, ignores own candidate's more frequent absences
    10/20/2014 03:28 PM PDT - City Councilman and Chevron supporter Nat Bates has taken more trips at greater taxpayer expense, and missed far more City Council meetings, than Mayor Gayle McLaughlin since 2010, according to city records  

    Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf more than friends in 'Fury'?
    10/20/2014 11:06 AM PDT - Director David Ayer addresses interpretation there aye have been some in-tank love happening in World War II film. 

    Cold front brings light rain, cloudy skies to Bay Area
    10/20/2014 04:06 PM PDT - A cold front passes through the state has triggered the rain and created cloudy skies throughout the North Bay, according to the National Weather Service. 

    San Jose State quarterback Joe Gray is Mountain West's player of week
    10/20/2014 10:26 AM PDT - Spartans' junior quarterback takes top offensive honors for his performance in San Jose State's 27-20 victory over Wyoming 

    Emergency crews clean up San Leandro diesel fuel spill
    10/20/2014 02:57 PM PDT - A diesel fuel spill had Davis Street clogged in San Leandro following a vehicle collision just west of Interstate 880. 

    Antioch: Shooting leaves man in critical condition
    10/20/2014 03:36 PM PDT - A 23-year-old Antioch man with an extensive criminal history and outstanding warrants out for him remained in critical condition Monday morning, a day after officers found him shot inside a car, police said. 

    CRIME
    Berkeley: Man arrested for armed carjacking Sunday

    A 26-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after using a gun to carjack a woman's vehicle at a market and deli near the Berkeley Marina, police said.  
    STATE NEWS
    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Contra Costa County drug bust: $18 million in meth seized, 22 arrested

    Drug agents seized nearly 500 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested 22 people in the largest bust of its kind in Contra Costa County history, authorities said.  
    NATIONAL NEWS
    Honda launches attack ad as new poll shows dead heat with Khanna

    With a new poll showing their closely watched race in a dead heat, Rep. Mike Honda launched a new television ad Monday attacking Democratic challenger Ro Khanna with claims he is backed by right-wing billionaires, favors tax breaks for rich people and isn't committed to protecting Social Security. Khanna shot back with an email to supporters, calling the ad "full of lies."  
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    Berkeley: Man arrested for armed carjacking Sunday

    10/20/2014 05:22 PM PDT
    A 26-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after using a gun to carjack a woman's vehicle at a market and deli near the Berkeley Marina, police said.  
  • World Series: Why Giants are here again - 10/20/2014 05:09 PM PDT
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    Review: Museum exhibition explores Silicon Valley's history

    'Silicon Valley: The Lure & the Legends,' at the Los Altos History Museum through April 19, offers visitors an opportunity to take either a quick dip or a deep dive into the evolution of this technology center, whose top four companies raked in nearly $400 billion last year.