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Major restoration of Breuner Marsh wetlands begins

Local and federal officials gathered along with more than 100 people Tuesday for a ceremony marking the restoration of 150 acres of wetlands at Breuner Marsh on Richmond shoreline.  
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Curry, Warriors can't fall into Clippers' trap

Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson said his team needs to make adjustments against Los Angeles Clippers as NBA playoff series heads to Oakland.  
Jake Shimabukuro leads the worldwide ukelele revival

The ukulele is the Chihuahua of musical instruments -- small, overlooked but loaded with personality, and in Jake Shimabukuro it has found its very own Eric Clapton.  
Compounding the news that the Golden State Warriors had purchased land to build an arena in San Francisco, the Oakland Raiders on Monday failed to meet a deadline for submitting a Letter of Interest in Oakland's Coliseum City development.  
 
 
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Since the 1970s, environmental opposition has made it nearly impossible for any major project that would fill or block San Francisco Bay to win approval  
 
 
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BEVERLY HILLSAs Matt Smith's time-traveling days on "Doctor Who" near an end, he admits that there are moments when he wonders if he'll deeply regret his decision to leave the beloved sci-fi drama.  
 
 
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A guide to what's new at Sierra Nevada ski and snowboard resorts, from new chairlifts and terrain parks to lodge expansions and lessons for kids.  
 
 
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors said today that they will need more details from PG&E before the utility moves forward with a proposal to remove hundreds of trees from county property as part of a larger tree and vegetation removal plan to boost access to its gas pipeline network.  
 
 
 
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Apple reveals deal showing Google agreed to indemnify Samsung against some the patent claims in their multibillion-dollar patent feud.

Live blog: Apple rebuttal to Samsung's defense  

 
 
We see the U.S. Supreme Court's 6-2 decision Tuesday upholding Michigan's ban on race-base preferences for admission to state universities as more of a victory for electoral process than a definitive statement on racial preferences.  
 
 
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Taxman give bonuses to 1,100 employees who owe back taxes

A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes. Full Story
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Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair

Bored with chardonnay and IPA? Explore mead, the ancient honey beverage and fastest growing segment of the American alcohol industry, with sales up 130 percent from 2012 to 2013. In the Bay Area, fine artisanal mead is being crafted in a variety of styles, from the hop-fermented mead at The Mead Kitchen in Berkeley to sparkling mead at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes.