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Fidelity Home Energy, a solar installation company in San Leandro, allegedly discriminated against customers who appeared to have Middle Eastern or Indian names.
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Matt Bigler
March 08, 2019 - 3:41 pm
An East Bay solar company is accused of refusing to do business with homeowners it believes are of Indian or Middle Eastern origin, according to a federal lawsuit.
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Jenna Lane
March 08, 2019 - 2:54 pm
The rent for the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie factory has quadrupled in recent years, but the owners say many other small businesses in Chinatown are facing the same problem. They are vowing to keep their doors open, and its tradition alive of folding cookies by hand.
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FILE - This Jan. 23, 2018 file photo shows state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Investigators say Mendoza likely engaged in unwanted "flirtatious or sexually suggestive" behavior with six women. He resigned in February 2018 and is a Democrat. The California Legislature says it racked up more than $1.8 million in legal costs from sexual harassment investigations during 2018 and the first month of 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)
March 08, 2019 - 2:15 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature racked up more than $1.8 million in legal costs from sexual harassment investigations during 2018 and the first month of this year when at least nine current or former lawmakers faced allegations of misconduct, according to records obtained by...
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Matt Bigler
March 08, 2019 - 1:52 pm
Some eight million Californians could be eligible to clear their criminal records under a new bill introduced by a San Francisco assemblyman.
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The Berkeley Flea Market at the Ashby BART station.
Carrie Hodousek
March 08, 2019 - 12:48 pm
The long-standing Berkeley Flea Market plans to reopen this weekend after being closed for weeks due to financial problems.
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San Jose Police Department
Jennifer Hodges
March 08, 2019 - 11:58 am
San Jose Police have arrested an alleged “Peeping Tom” who targeted a South San Jose neighborhood after previously being busted for exposing himself
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A woman was killed while riding a Ford GoBike in San Francisco on March 8, 2019.
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Doug Sovern
March 08, 2019 - 10:21 am
A bicyclist was killed in a crash on Friday morning in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood.
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In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019, photo, a man looks on amid wildflowers in bloom near Borrego Springs, Calif. Two years after steady rains sparked seeds dormant for decades under the desert floor to burst open and produce a spectacular display dubbed the "super bloom," another winter soaking this year is shaping up to be possibly even better. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 07, 2019 - 10:08 pm
BORREGO SPRINGS, California (AP) — It started with the desert lilies in December. Since then a wave of wildflower blooms has been crescendoing across Southern California's Anza-Borrego desert in a burst of color so vivid it can be seen from mountain tops thousands of feet above. Two years after...
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Alcatraz island is part of the National Park Service.
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Doug Sovern
March 07, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Alcatraz has a buried history that goes back decades before it became the nation's most notorious maximum security prison and one of its currently most popular tourist attractions.
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A busy street in Chinatown in San Francisco.
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Tim Ryan
March 07, 2019 - 5:45 pm
There may be thousands of empty storefronts around San Francisco and their owners may soon have to register with the city and pay for annual inspections for the unused properties
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