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  • Whats in the air could spell trouble for Bay Area cities and water districts that depend on the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for their water supply.
  • What's in the air could spell trouble for Bay Area cities and water districts that depend on the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for their water supply.
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fire, yosemite, wildfire, evacuation, cal fire, hetch hetchy, water, wind, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • Mark Kelly visits Napa, draws attention for gun bill
  • The husband of former Rep. Gabby Giffords came to Napa to help draw some attention to a proposed gun control bill in Congress.
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guns, gabrielle giffords, napa, politics, mark matthews
  • Target logo
  • Target is hiring and the retailer is looking to hire more than 400 new employees for the store it's opening in San Francisco.
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target, jobs, unemployment, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • Missing person poster featuring Sandra Coke.
  • Oakland police say the body of a woman found in Solano County last week is missing federal investigator Sandra Coke.
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missing person, oakland, OPD, solano county, vallejo, vacaville, cellphone, internet, east bay news, mark matthews
  • U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces new sentencing guidelines for drug offenders
  • US Attorney General Eric Holder announced major changes in sentencing guidelines for drug offenders during a speech in SF.
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drugs, moscone center, hillary rodham clinton, eric holder, senate, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • Nancy Pelosi makes pitch for health care to constituents in San Francisco
  • On October 1, the Affordable Health Care Act will go into law, so Pelosi spoke to her constituents on Friday.
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health care, health insurance, nancy pelosi, politics, mark matthews
  • Kavanagh Liquors manager David Stahn in San Lorenzo
  • Are you in? $448 million is up for grabs in Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot.
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lottery, san lorenzo, national/world, mark matthews
  • Team Artemis
  • Tuesday was the first day of America's Cup racing for Sweden's Team Artemis since May's deadly accident during a practice run.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, competition, oracle, celebrity, sports, mark matthews
  • Russian Hill market
  • A small mom and pop market is struggling to keep its doors open after a Yellow Cab slammed into the store almost two years ago.
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russian hill, crash, crime, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • Walnut Creek City Hall
  • Walnut Creek's city attorney has resigned, saying he was pressured by city council members to drop a child abuse investigation.
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walnut creek, pleasant hill, san bruno, contra costa county, children, child abuse, sex crimes, east bay news, mark matthews
  • planes lading at SFO
  • ABC7 News uncovered a secret new landing rule for international flights at SFO that airline officials did not want to talk about.
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Asiana Airlines crash, FAA, plane crash, crash, san francisco international airport, sffd, china, airline industry, peninsula news, mark matthews
  • Airplane landing at SFO.
  • In the wake of the Asiana Airlines crash, the FAA is changing the way some pilots fly into San Francisco International Airport.
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Asiana Airlines crash, FAA, plane crash, crash, san francisco international airport, sffd, china, airline industry, peninsula news, mark matthews
  • Penny Napoli is being forced to move because Sonoma County is planning on expanding runways at the airport.
  • Only On 7: An elderly property owner is being forced to sell her land to the Sonoma County Airport for a fraction of its official value.
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santa rosa, sonoma county, seniors, real estate, housing market, north bay news, mark matthews
  • East Oakland neighborhood mourns loss of Pet Nanny neighbor Judy Salamon
  • Detectives are still trying to figure out who shot and killed a beloved East Oakland neighbor known as "The Pet Nanny".
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oakland, crime, shooting, seniors, driving, guns, violence, east bay news, mark matthews
  • Artemis racing in the Americas Cup
  • In the run up to the America's Cup, we're seeing a whole new evolution in yacht racing at speeds never before seen in this race.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, boats, sports, mark matthews
  • David John McCormick leads Coast Guard on pursuit
  • A man has been charged with felony assault after lunging at officers following a Coast Guard pursuit in the San Francisco Bay.
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golden gate bridge, coast guard, boats, sausalito, north bay news, mark matthews
  • Oakland Tribune building boarding up windows in preparation for protests
  • The city of Oakland and many of its Uptown businesses brace for a second weekend of protests after the Trayvon Martin case.
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oakland, jean quan, trayvon martin, george zimmerman, trials, protest, east bay news, mark matthews
  • Photoshopped picture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a hoodie
  • Clarence Jones, part of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s private counsel, answers if King would have worn a hoodie for Trayvon Martin.
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trayvon martin, george zimmerman, oakland, protest, trials, stanford university, politics, mark matthews
  • Frustrated business owners meet with OPD chief
  • Frustrated business owners from Oakland's Uptown District met with Oakland's police chief Wednesday afternoon.
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oakland, jean quan, trayvon martin, george zimmerman, east bay news, mark matthews
  • Emirates Team New Zealand races alone past Alcatraz Island during an Americas Cup challenger series sailing race Sunday, July 7, 2013, in San Francisco.
  • The first point in the America's Cup was scored Sunday in a race with only one competitor due to a dispute over a proposed rule change.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, wind, sports, mark matthews
  • Time trials for the America's Cup sailing races in San Francisco were canceled Friday morning because of strong winds, event officials said.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, wind, sports, mark matthews
  • Americas Cup kick-off event in San Francisco
  • Thursday was the official kick-off for the America's Cup in San Francisco.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, sports, mark matthews
  • Americas Cup safety rule negotiations end
  • Over the weekend the America's Cup competitors agreed to almost all of the 37 safety recommendations.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, sports, mark matthews
  • Italians, New Zealand upset over rule changes
  • Just one week before racing begins, America's Cup organizers are trying to tone down the bickering over rule changes.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, sports, mark matthews
  • New Zealand: New change makes boats dangerous
  • New Zealand's America's Cup team says one of the safety changes is actually making the boats more dangerous.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, sports, mark matthews
  • Americas Cup boat racing
  • The America's Cup regatta director is responding to criticism that his new safety rules are benefiting the home team.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, sports, mark matthews
  • Before Newtown, Columbine, Aurora and Virginia Tech, there was 101 California.
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shooting, guns, crime, laws, school shooting, colorado theater shooting, connecticut school shooting, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • Netroots Nation conference in San Jose
  • Netroots Nation's annual gathering of liberal bloggers and activists is drawing some big name politicians to San Jose this weekend.
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san jose, senate, congress, websites, internet, nancy pelosi, barbara boxer, democrats, social media, south bay news, mark matthews
  • Fmr nuke negotiator weighs in on Obamas speech
  • A Bay Area former nuclear arms negotiator weighs in on President Barack Obama's speech at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
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barack obama, nuclear weapons, politics, mark matthews
  • The city of San Jose is suing MLB in a challenge to the league's refusal to let the Oakland A's move to San Jose.
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oakland athletics, san jose, san francisco giants, lawsuit, mlb, mark matthews
  • The city of San Jose is suing Major League Baseball in a challenge to the league's refusal to let the Oakland A's move to San Jose.
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oakland athletics, san jose, san francisco giants, mlb, mark matthews
  • The Artemis racing team that lost a sailor in a deadly crash on San Francisco Bay is trying to get back on track.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, sports, mark matthews
  • Karla Gaerlan.
  • An Army veteran has won a fight to keep his wife and child from being deported this Father's Day.
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immigration, barack obama, protest, army, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • Artemis Racing catamaran
  • The schedule for the July run-up to the America's Cup is almost set.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, sports, mark matthews
  • Emirates Team New Zealand Americas Cup catamaran
  • With changes on the way to the America's Cup, ABC7 News got a closer look at one of the 72-foot catamarans in the race.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • two people watching the fire at the Chevron Richmond Refinery on Aug. 6, 2012
  • The city of Richmond voted Tuesday night to postpone a decision to sue Chevron for the August 2012 refinery fire.
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richmond, chevron, lawsuit, east bay news, mark matthews
  • Bay Area residents in DC protest against banks
  • Protesters from San Francisco risked arrest in Washington D.C. Monday -- they want bankers jailed over what happened with the foreclosure crisis.
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wells fargo, eric holder, housing market, foreclosures, loans, real estate, politics, mark matthews
  • The owner of the Italian Americas 
Cup team called for better safety measures in the wake 
of the death of a sailor on another team.
  • The owner of the Italian America's Cup team called for better safety measures in the wake of the death of a sailor on another team.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, alameda, boats, rescue, search and rescue, treasure island, competition, oracle, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • Abuse of tax loophole led to IRS scandal
  • We take a look at how political groups may have taken advantage of a tax loophole meant for "social welfare" organizations.
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IRS, taxes, tea party, republicans, democrats, politics, mark matthews
  • NorCal Tea Party leader Ginni Rapini
  • We caught up with a NorCal Tea Party leader who says the IRS held up her application for 3 years.
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tea party, IRS, barack obama, taxes, sacramento, politics, mark matthews
  • Artemis Racing sailor Andrew Simpson
  • Last week's fatal accident aboard an America's Cup catamaran is fueling speculation about the impact it will have on the event.
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america's cup, san francisco bay, alameda, boats, rescue, search and rescue, treasure island, competition, oracle, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • White Tesla car in a showroom
  • Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors passed an important mark by reporting a profit and as a result stock prices rose sharply.
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palo alto, tesla, fremont, san jose, electric vehicles, menlo park, business, mark matthews
  • Nordstrom Cafe sign at Stonestown Galleria
  • SF health officials are warning anyone who's eaten at the Nordstrom Café that you may have been exposed to typhoid fever.
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shopping, food, restaurants, centers for disease control, san francisco news, mark matthews
  • swimming pool
  • Temperatures in the low 90s made for an unusually warm day in Livermore for this time of year.
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livermore, heat wave, accuweather, mark matthews
  • Groups protest Zuckerbergs support for Keystone pipeline
  • On Wednesday a group protested against Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg due to his support of the Keystone Pipeline Project.
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menlo park, facebook, mark zuckerberg, oil, politics, mark matthews
  • conference on gun violence prevention
  • Monday Rep. Speier held a conference on gun violence prevention for educators, law enforcement and others to work on solutions.
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guns, redwood city, school shooting, jackie speier, politics, mark matthews
  • Construction at the new 49ers stadium
  • Officials with the new 49ers stadium are denying claims of racism, saying contractors of all races were given an equal opportunity.
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san francisco 49ers, santa clara, construction, civil rights, real estate, housing market, nfl, mark matthews
  • Robert Bud Shearer is facing more than 100 felonies for allegedly bilking the university out of millions of dollars.
  • A former director of San Francisco State is facing more than 100 felonies for allegedly bilking the university out of millions of dollars.
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SFSU, crime, education, mark matthews
  • Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
  • A high powered group of former lawmakers was challenged on immigration by a young San Francisco woman on Tuesday.
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immigration, politics, mark matthews
  • UC Berkeley Professor Garrison Sposito
  • A soil scientist at UC Berkeley says the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in Texas is another example of a lack of proper oversight.
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berkeley, uc berkeley, explosion, fire, texas explosion, PG&E, san bruno fire, san bruno, cal OSHA, oil spill, richmond, national/world, mark matthews