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Phil Matier
March 20, 2019 - 10:41 am
The San Francisco District Attorney's Office isn't filing criminal charges against Giants CEO Larry Baer for an altercation with his wife in public. But KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier says his troubles are far from over.
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U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), left, and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speak during a town hall meeting on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, hosted by the Florida Atlantic University College Democrat in Boca Raton, Fla. (Photo by Mike
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Doug Sovern
March 19, 2019 - 3:27 pm
A dozen activists protested outside the San Francisco office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, demanding she reverse course on the impeachment of President Trump.
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UC-Berkeleys entrance.
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Matt Bigler
March 19, 2019 - 2:43 pm
A recent Cal graduate and his father have been linked to the far-reaching college admission scandal amid allegations that an impostor was paid to take the SATs for the son.
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A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Sunday, March 17, 2019, where one of two mass shootings occurred. New Zealand's stricken residents reached out to Muslims in their neighborhoods and around the country on Saturday, to show kindness to a community in pain as a 28-year-old white supremacist stood silently before a judge, accused in mass shootings at two mosques that left dozens of people dead. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 19, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook says none of the 200 or so people who watched live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting flagged it to moderators, underlining the challenge tech companies face in policing violent or disturbing content in real time. The social media giant released new details about its...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., a close ally of President Donald Trump, arrives at the Capitol in Washington. Nunes is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence. The suit filed Monday, March 18, 2019, in Virginia accuses Twitter of "knowingly hosting and monetizing content that is clearly abusive, hateful and defamatory." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 18, 2019 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence. The defendants include two anonymous parody accounts, "Devin Nunes' Mom" and "Devin Nunes' Cow." The suit filed...
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Stevante Clark, center, the brother of police shooting victim Stephon Clark, raises his fist as The Rev. Al Sharpton calls for California to change how it responds to police killings of civilians during a news conference at the Capitol on Monday, March 18, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Monday marks a year since two Sacramento police officers killed Clark, 22, as they responded to vandalism reports. Looking on are Stephon Clark's mother, SeQuette Clark, right, and uncle Curtis Gordon, second from right. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 18, 2019 - 7:38 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Standing beside the family of a 22-year-old black man who was fatally shot by police a year ago Monday, the Rev. Al Sharpton called for California to make it easier to prosecute officers who kill civilians and to require that all cases go before a grand jury. "The legacy...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden greets members of the audience after speaking to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, amid growing expectations he'll soon announce he's running for president. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 17, 2019 - 3:04 am
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Did Joe Biden accidentally reveal his plans to run for the White House? Or was it just another slip of the tongue by the former vice president with a reputation for veering off script? In a keynote speech at a dinner for the Delaware Democratic Party, Biden boasted Saturday that...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2019 - 10:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by white nationalism after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president "a symbol of renewed white identity." Trump, whose own previous responses to the movement have drawn scrutiny, expressed sympathy...
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Joe Montana, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, at the 2019 Super Bowl.
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Matt Bigler
March 14, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The embattled businessman who allegedly orchestrated a bribery scheme that got the children of wealthy parents into elite universities reportedly claimed to have a large roster of Bay Area luminaries, including ex-49er legend Joe Montana and the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
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Flanked by lawmakers, Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty during a news conference at the Capitol, March 13, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 13, 2019 - 5:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom not only put a moratorium on executions in California on Wednesday, he said he also may commute death sentences and is pushing to repeal capital punishment. Newsom signed an executive order granting reprieves to all 737 condemned inmates on the nation's...
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