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Coronavirus live updates: California officials predict 89% jump in COVID-19 hospital patients

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Trump to nominate conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to SCOTUS

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Homeless S.F. artist dies just as he hits big time with New York MoMA

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PG&E could shut off power in portions of Napa County on Sunday and Monday

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Outage Map: See where shutoffs are happening

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Air Quality Map: See ratings near you

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Why S.F. has the lowest COVID death rate among major U.S. cities

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Oakland space defied coronavirus rules. Did city do enough to stop it?

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Justice Dept. calls S.F. limits on church gatherings discriminatory

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Bay Area movie theaters are opening again. Here's what you need to know

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S.F. announces temporary permit program for outdoor music and entertainment

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Here's what each Bay Area county does and doesn't allow

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Former UC Regent Ward Connerly blasts Blum over admissions revelations

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Feinstein's husband named in UC admissions scandal

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S.F. public defender calls for firing of chief medical examiner

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Management lowered standards prior to analyst's meth bust

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You can now 'adopt' a BART car for $10,000, but they come with lots of rules

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Coronavirus Tracker -- Data on trends in the Bay Area and across California

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Outdoors Guide -- Where to hike, run, and get outside right now

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Where each county stands in new color system

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Track the latest on wildfires across the state

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Top 88 -- Where to eat in the Bay Area right now -- The 2020 list reflects the way we eat now amid the coronavirus pandemic: takeout, delivery and on outdoor patios.

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S.F. walking tour: 15 high points of the city's skyline

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Californians urged to get flu shot to avoid 'twindemic'

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Mass virus test program aimed at Oakland's Fruitvale district

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Mayor Breed commits $28.5 million in coronavirus aid to S.F. Latinos

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Flu shots in the Bay Area: where to get yours, why they're important

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New jobless claims stay steady as Calif. faces unemployment 'reset'

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Otis R. Taylor Jr.

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Giants' Tony Watson quietly leading in final year of contract

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Klay Thompson participates in first group practice since ACL injury

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SJSU football coach confident team can finish eight-game schedule

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Yosemite will reopen to visitors after closing due to smoke

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After 86 days at sea, SF rower arrives in Hawaii

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Premier Tahoe ski resorts cancel walk-up ticket sales

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When will Big Basin reopen? Estimates for reopening parks hit by fires

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Kayaker survives terrifying great white shark attack in Shelter Cove

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Social conscience and performance: The WNBA does it right

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Trapped in a wilderness fire? Here's how to survive

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Chronicle In-Depth - 'A demon inside me': S.F. man's tragic struggle to get clean - San Francisco's streets are full of people like Will Andrews, a young man who wanted to get clean but struggled to do so. They're stymied by their addiction and by resources that are stretched thin. By Trisha Thadani

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Oakland's Horn Barbecue may finally put Bay Area barbecue on the map

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State requires delivery companies to have agreements with restaurants

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Next big wave of fast food in the Bay Area is homegrown and vegan

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Distillery turns smoke-tainted wine grapes into purposefully smoky grappa

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Calif. wineries tossed into chaos with backlogged tests for smoke taint

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The dozen closed restaurants of the Top 100 list

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Top Outdoor Restaurants in the Bay Area

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Federal judge blocks White House order to wrap up census count early

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A dozen Bay Area school districts are asking for funding on election day

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Facial recognition tech used to build SFPD gun case, despite city ban

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Art Dugoni, preeminent dental educator, dies at 95

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'Hidden cost' of wildfire smoke: Up to 3,000 indirect deaths

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Why we need redwoods to fight climate change

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CZU Fire Complex is 100% contained — but not controlled

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No more NorCal vs. SoCal — climate change, housing demand unity

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Fire smoke: What are the health risks for pregnant women?

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Listen: Extra Spicy Podcast

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A food podcast, hosted by Soleil Ho and Justin Phillips

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New S.F. cocktail delivery service aims to take to-go drinks...

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What you need to know about infection risk for kids

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Why some people get symptoms, but still test negative

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Face masks: When and how to use them

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Humans are bad at assessing risk. In a pandemic, that's a problem

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What to know about getting medical treatment

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Can my pet get coronavirus?

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'The surface issue has essentially gone away': Experts revise...

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California to create its own consumer financial protection agency

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Californians could sign ballot measures online if group has its way

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Wiener says he'll move to ban fracking in California

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California to ban sale of new gas-powered cars in 2035

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Harris shaped by Berkeley and a 'do something' mother

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Rare photos of Kamala Harris, from 2004-present

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What's in a mispronunciation of a name? Ask Kamala Harris

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10 things to know about Kamala Harris and her Bay Area background

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Where Kamala Harris gets her favorite burrito, and other food facts

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Democrats plan their revenge if GOP Senate confirms Trump pick...

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Chronicle In-Depth -- Delta on the Edge: Opposition to proposed tunnel unites residents -- Gavin Newsom wants to overhaul how water moves through California's delta. But locals are in revolt. In this landscape defined by water, a single issue unites the people who live here: digging in against the tunnel.

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SEC charges executive with misleading investors about coronavirus tests

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Bay Area officials' plan to combat climate change: force people to WFH

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Newsom extends California commercial eviction moratorium

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Berkeley passes ordinance requiring healthy snacks at checkout aisles

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Eviction ban: What renters and landlords need to know

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Interactive Database: Bay Area Layoff Tracker

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How do I renew my driver's license, vehicle registration?

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Can't pay your mortgage because of the coronavirus? Here's what to do

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Bay Area help to get your will and other affairs in order

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California stops taking new unemployment applications until...

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Facebook could silence Americans after the election. Is that...

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One way to make theater safe? Use a windshield or takeout window

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Bay Area theater artists of color demand steps toward racial justice

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Silicon Valley Sculpture debuts as socially distanced art fair

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Bruce Dern returns as mean old guy, Lena Olin shines in 'The Artist's Wife'

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Gillian Flynn brings love of comic books to eerily prescient 'Utopia'

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Deftones and Public Enemy are back, new music from Alicia Keys and BTS

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2020 NBA Draft -- Who's your ideal Warriors pick? Take this quiz -- The Warriors have the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft, and the direction of the franchise could hinge on this decision. So, what would you do?

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Black folks can't risk canceling allies in their righteous anger

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How we'll teach 2020 to the students of 2030

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WindowSwap puts other people's views on display

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A reader conversation about who gets left out of bike utopia

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Pandemic passion fades when online lovers meet 'IRL'

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Bad Reporter by Don Asmussen

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Cliff House: A century of photos of the many lives of an SF icon

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When Reagan and Mondale campaigned in Silicon Valley — and Reagan won

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How to get the most out of your Chronicle subscription

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My brother Austin asked me to go to Syria with him. Four months later,...

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The rise of Trump: Paranoia strikes deep statism

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Editorial: Does Gavin Newsom have the gas to meet his latest audacious...

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Trump lays it bare: Can't take this democracy for granted

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Attorney General Barr is out of control

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