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Major postal workers union endorses Joe Biden for president

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Coronavirus: Big challenges for downtown San Jose

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Watch: California Gov. Gavin Newsom on state's response to COVID-19 pandemic, Aug. 14

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Kurtenbach: The 49ers still have a glaring hole at wide receiver

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Appeals court kills California's ban on high-capacity magazines

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San Jose quietly teams up with billionaire developer on new $43 million-plus police training complex

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WeChat fallout: Bay Area Chinese-Americans fear losing touch with friends, family

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Mosquitoes in Contra Costa County test positive for West Nile Virus

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Postal Service warns of 'significant risk' of late ballots

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Provence Pizza fires up the ovens at Danville's Iron Horse Plaza

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Hotline newsletter: The cancellation equation, our plan for spring football, the Pac-12's plan for winter basketball and more

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Livermore apartment deal enables middle-class housing

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Coronavirus: California judges lift eviction ban

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Santa Clara County unveils bold plan to end homelessness

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Cartoons: Biden and Harris | Russia's COVID-19 vaccine | College football canceled

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Alcatraz Island to reopen Monday after being closed five months due to pandemic

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Watch: Lodi police officer gets to railroad tracks in nick of time

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Rooftop cafe building moves forward in downtown San Jose

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Photos: Nextdoor founder selling San Francisco mansion for $25 million

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Longtime East Bay furniture business to close for good due to pandemic

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State Department rejects further probe of diplomat's remarks

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How do new 49ers Trent Williams, Javon Kinlaw look from Laken Tomlinson's view?

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Watch: California Gov. Gavin Newsom on state's response to COVID-19 pandemic, Aug. 12

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Downtown Sunnyvale revamp heads to next phase

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Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19 and the the eviction moratorium, Aug 12

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Wild turkey that shut down an Oakland park remains on the loose

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Bay Area coronavirus map: 69,220 cases, 955 deaths, in 10 counties

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COVID-19 budget woes: Walnut Creek lays off beloved theater director

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Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19 and the elections, Aug 14

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Coronavirus: California becomes first state with 600,000 cases of COVID-19

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Ex-FBI lawyer to plead guilty to altering email about Page

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Watchdog: Homeland Security officials were wrongly appointed

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9 fires in barely an hour in Ukiah; $1 million bail for suspect

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East Bay mother, father dead in murder-suicide

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Opinion: How expanding apprenticeships can fuel economic recovery

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Letters: Change COVID-19 focus | Climate change | Destroying landmarks | Forfeit ball games | For shame, S.J.

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Senior: It's not just you. We've all got a case of the COVID-19 blues

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Hanson: Democrats are waging war against tradition and the Constitution

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Hotel chain adds 'sniff' test to root out any guests with coronavirus

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Something stripping your sunflower leaves? Blame Bay Area finches

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Ask Amy: She makes me want to scream, but I can't dump her

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