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BAY AREA -- This woman got charged $10,000 for a 1-mile cab ride in S.F. When she disputed the bill, things got even more outrageous -- A short taxi ride in S.F. cost almost $10,000, and the credit card company refused to believe it was fraud.

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TRENDING -- Berkeley's new German pretzel bakery is drawing huge lines. Here's which ones to get -- Squabisch has been busy since it opened on New Year's Day. The Chronicle stood in line to see what the fuss is all about.

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Tony Ryan, devotee of North Beach poets and Bay Area radical, dies at 73

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OUTDOORS -- Proposed 600-mile Lost Sierra Route would connect Truckee to Lassen -- The newly proposed trail system would crisscross about 1 million acres of remote California mountains and link 14 small towns. It would also provide an economic boost for rural northern Sierra communities.

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