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California's new vaccine law: Freshman senator wins plaudits from colleagues

No other legislation in recent memory has consumed the Capitol quite like the vaccine bill did. But those who know him well say Sen. Richard Pan's calm demeanor and his clout as a 'citizen lawmaker' who ran for office after a career in medicine prepared him for the ugly battle waged by the bill's zealous opponents.
 
Donald Trump weighs in on San Francisco Pier 14 killing
Donald Trump, who came under heavy fire after he declared during his presidential campaign announcement that Mexican immigrants were rapists and killers, took to Twitter Friday to use San Francisco's Pier 14 fatal shooting as a prime opportunity to once again slam illegal immigration and call for stronger border control. 

A look at San Francisco's status as a sanctuary city
In 2013, San Francisco adopted a lengthy 'sanctuary city policy reaffirming the city's stance that it would not in any way assist federal immigration authorities for a variety of reasons. 

Napa County: Pedestrian suffers major head injuries in traffic collision
A pedestrian suffered major head injuries in a collision with a vehicle this afternoon in unincorporated Napa County, according to the California Highway Patrol. = 

Los Gatos boy, 14, killed in late-night jet ski crash at Bass Lake
A 14-year-old Los Gatos boy was killed Wednesday night in a jet ski accident at Bass Lake, located just south of Yosemite National Park. 

Hinkley: A town with no future

Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."

California budget crisis

Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.

Special report: High-speed rail

Get the latest news on the project to connect S.F. and L.A. Or see the interactive map and Twitter feed.

Special report: Same-sex marriage

Check out full coverage of the California ruling legalizing gay marriage and the passage of Proposition 8 to reject it.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie outfielder Tommy Pham homered, doubled and drove in three runs, leading Lance Lynn and the St.   Full Story
 
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon will miss his team's upcoming three-game series against the Detroit Tigers to attend a funeral for his sister.   Full Story
 
SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 8-0-4 (eight, zero, four)   Full Story
 
 
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Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast. 
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.