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Oakland releases vision for Coliseum City

The Coliseum City Specific Plan envisions up to three new sports venues, 5,750 homes and nearly 8 million square feet of new retail and office space sprawled over hundreds of acres on both sides of Interstate 880. 
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New California law allows dogs to dine on restaurant patios

Gov. Jerry Brown -- owner of Sutter, California's "first dog" and an adorable Welsh corgi to boot -- has signed into law a bill making it perfectly legal to bring your dog out to dinner with you. 
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Car dealer's arrest in alleged odometer scheme points to bigger crime trend

The arrest this week of an Antioch used car dealer in an alleged odometer scheme points to what one DMV official calls "the fastest-growing trend crime in the state of California," costing unspecting Californians $1.2 billion in lost car values in 2013. 
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Thompson: Raiders' Khalil Mack finally plays up to billing

Star rookie linebacker Khalil Mack plays big for the Oakland Raiders.
 
Proposal for to redevelop East Oakland and build a sports and entertainment center for the Raiders and A's envisions up to three sports venues and 10,000 new residents  
 
 
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Golden State Warriors' preseason schedule includes home games against Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets  
 
 
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Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert.  
 
 
Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open.  
 
 
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Gov. Jerry Brown -- owner of Sutter, California's 'first dog' and an adorable Welsh corgi to boot -- has signed into law a bill making it perfectly legal to bring your dog out to dinner with you.  
 
 
Because of turf problems, the Levi's Stadium Friday Night Lights doubleheader featuring De La Salle-Jesuit and Wilcox-Manteca has been canceled.  
 
 
 
I've observed many funerals over the past decade in Arlington National Cemetery's Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last.  
 
 
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SF movie tours and Buffalo Bill lore

Play local tourist with a new interactive map app that takes you to San Francisco movie filming locations, from 'Godzilla' to 'Vertigo.'  
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Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”