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Tracking COVID-19 cases across California

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More pregnant women getting vaccinated to protect their babies

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'We're in a better spot' — why Bay Area can be thankful in pandemic

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One of California's only wild wolves found dead

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California ranch of late finance giant Dean Witter to become park

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Lake Tahoe's underwater trash collectors pushing into winter

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Here's when stores are open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday in the Bay Area

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49ers' Arden Key, a longtime disappointment, suddenly sacking QBs

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How the Sharks are faring in five key areas at season's quarter mark

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Kyle Shanahan's use of do-it-all players traces to 49ers of another era

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Stanford, on 6-game skid, hosts No. 5 Notre Dame, on 6-game winning streak

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Warriors turn a 19-point deficit into a blowout win over short-handed 76ers

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A's make offer on potential ballpark site in Las Vegas area

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49ers' talks with some Santa Clara council members draw scrutiny

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Why Cal should try to keep Justin Wilcox amid Washington rumors

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Historic hotel moves forward with restaurateur accused of sexual misconduct

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Pliny the Younger will return in February for in-person release

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Russ Nyborg, tugboat captain, bar pilot and winemaker, dies at 84

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Brian Edwards, staunch S.F. advocate for the homeless, dies at 46

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Mary Everett, the force behind barbecue restaurant Everett & Jones, dies

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Balboa alum Calvin Jones, a 3-time All-Pac-8 player, dies

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Geoff Monk, biologist who helped rescue peregrine falcons, dies at 67

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Linking Black ownership of the Fillmore center to reparations...

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Transportation Road Map -- When 10 major Bay Area transportation projects will be done -- We're tracking 10 Bay Area transportation projects that will affect how you travel around San Francisco and throughout the region.

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Elizabeth Holmes returns to stand to defend Theranos technology

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CVS to close 900 stores nationwide. Will any shutter in S.F.?

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Updated California workplace safety guidelines delayed

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Cities rush to limit law increasing density of single-family neighborhoods

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Citing climate risks, California is denying fracking permits in droves

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Redistricting commission grapples with what makes a community

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Alameda County Board of Supervisors now all-male

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Letters: What is discriminatory about proof of vaccination rules?

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Total SF: A celebration of San Francisco culture

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