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Photos: San Francisco Giants star Hunter Pence buys Southern California beach

Photos: San Francisco Giants star Hunter Pence buys Southern California beach
Click here if viewing from a mobile device. Just before the San Francisco Giants made their latest championship World Series run, star outfielder Hunter Pence bought a cozy beachfront bungalow in Newport Beach, Calif. for $ 3.8 million. The 2,500 square …
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San Francisco police shoot dead man who challenged officers with fake gun
A man in San Francisco was shot dead by police after he confronted officers in a police parking lot and reached out for what later turned out to be a fake gun. The 32-year-old white man walked into the parking lot of the Mission District police station …
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On Guard: Early battles in race for Senate
The first skirmish in San Francisco's state Senate race is slated for Saturday. It's a heated contest for a small patch of political ground that few San Franciscans have heard about. But the outcome of a small vote, in the humble African American Art …
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Several Quakes Shake Central, Southern California Within 2 Hours

Several Quakes Shake Central, Southern California Within 2 Hours
CASTAIC (CBS SF) — The U.S. Geological Survey has reported at least 5 earthquakes in Central and Southern California in the span of about two hours, Saturday night. Two back-to-back earthquakes struck Southern California. First, a 3.0 quake happened …
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ESPN's Stuart Scott, 49, dies after battling cancer
Matt Sayles/AP file photo; ESPN personality Stuart Scott died Sunday at the age of 49. He had been battling cancer. Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors …
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Uber says New York and San Francisco had nothing on Paris for New Year's
Uber expected New Year's eve to be its busiest night yet. And it was, in many cities where its dreaded surge pricing didn't backfire. On a very busy night, the company said it delivered two million rides—and shared what it learned from those rides on …
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