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Carli Lloyd leads Americans to World Cup domination
Lloyd gave the performance of a lifetime. She's the first woman to produce a hat trick in the final, leading the way to a 5-2 win and America's first World Cup crown in 16 years.
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Oakland performer rebuts 'oversexualization of black women'
Echo Brown's 'Black Virgins Are Not for Hipsters' tackles race, sex and income inequality with a no-holds-barred autobiographical approach.
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Pleasanton: Burglary suspect killed by police
A Pleasanton police officer shot and killed a man after an early Sunday morning confrontation that appeared to stem from an attempted burglary at an auto sales business, police said.
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Much of Bay Area's maritime history remains buried
Jim Allan, Orinda maritime archeologist, consultant and St. Mary's College professor, has spent decades searching for ships that crashed, burned, capsized or sunk in the Bay. He discussed his work at a June 28 talk at the SS Red Oak Victory.
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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.