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  • A roundup of Bay Area stories making news today.
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  • Perfect Pet
  • Each week's Perfect Pet features an animal from a Bay Area shelter, Humane Society or SPCA that's looking for a home.
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pets, animal, local news
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earthquake, USGS, local news
  • Tax payers search through tax forms at the Illinois Department of Revenue in Springfield, Ill., Thursday, April 15, 2010.
  • A handful of Bay Area post offices will stay open late today to allow last minute tax filers to turn in their paperwork.
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taxes, USPS, IRS, local news
  • Moon
  • A total lunar eclipse turned the moon orange late last night; it's called a "blood moon."
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space, oakland, san jose, local news
  • Phyllis Lyon is 89 years young and a self-proclaimed troublemaker. She and her late wife Del Martin have a long legacy of fighting for change.
  • We believe in the game changers, the dream chasers, the explorers, the REAL stars where you live.
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charities, lgbt, art, pets, children, parenting, teachers, exploratorium, fashion, batkid, music, local news
  • Sushi chef handling food
  • Sushi chefs are up in arms over a new state law that requires culinary workers to wear gloves when handling raw food.
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restaurants, food, laws, local news, vic lee
  • New research suggests so-called nerds aren't the only ones being bullied in school these days, it happens to popular kids too.
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bullying, children, local news
  • Images of damage to California coastal areas which experienced several tsunami wave surges.
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earthquake, tsunami, japan quake, local news
  • The superintendent of the East Side Union School District is apologizing for mistakenly releasing employee Social Security numbers.
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local news
  • A student plays a guitar at a San Jose middle school.
  • A class in San Jose received a special gift of free guitars Friday.
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san jose, music, local news
  • Police say Marc Ormando and Sean Gunther were making illegal fireworks and putting their neighbors in serious danger.
  • Police say Marc Ormando and Sean Gunther were making illegal fireworks and putting their neighbors in serious danger.
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san pablo, pacifica, local news, alan wang
  • Dalai Lama speaks in Berkeley
  • The Dalai Lama took on the topic of happiness at a Berkeley event, saying it's necessary to forgive and have compassion for others.
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dalai lama, protest, religion, berkeley, local news
  • Group protests Dalai Lamas event in San Francisco
  • A group accusing the Dalai Lama of religious persecution and human rights abuses protested outside his event in San Francisco.
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dalai lama, protest, religion, local news, lisa amin gulezian
  • The Dalai Lama is in the Bay Area for a four-day visit.
  • The Dalai Lama is in the Bay Area for a four-day visit to San Francisco, Berkeley and Santa Clara.
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dalai lama, local news, lyanne melendez
  • Roses at shop on Valentines Day
  • Valentine's Day is shaping up to be a popular day to get hitched in parts of the Bay Area.
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valentine's day, weddings, marriage, local news