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  • A practice senior advocates consider reprehensible continues despite legislation many thought had banned it.
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san jose, sacramento, state capitol, laws, consumer news
  • All 29 defendants in a massive corruption case involving a state senator and reputed gangster appeared in federal court.
  • All 29 defendants in a massive corruption case involving a state senator and reputed gangster appeared in federal court Thursday.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, news
  • All 29 defendants in a massive corruption case involving a state senator and reputed gangster appeared in federal court.
  • All 29 defendants in a massive corruption case involving a state senator and reputed gangster appeared in federal court Thursday.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Workers affix a green tarp over upper deck seats at McAfee Coliseum Wednesday, March 15, 2006, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • Despite the push to relocate the team to the South Bay, the Oakland A's are now ready to sign a lease at the O.co Coliseum.
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oakland athletics, san jose, lawsuit, MLB, laws, mlb, laura anthony
  • California Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • Chinese community leaders in SF are addressing fallout from the corruption case involving State Sen. Yee and a reputed gangster.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • San Franciscos Chinatown.
  • Chinese community leaders in SF are addressing fallout from the corruption case involving State Sen. Yee and a reputed gangster.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, news
  • Raymond Chow Shrimp Boy
  • Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Airbnb signs new lease in SF; Lee fights tax hiccup
  • San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu proposed legislation to lift a ban on short-term rentals.
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san francisco board of supervisors, laws, taxes, san francisco news
  • Reputed former Chinatown gangster Raymond Chow, also known as Shrimp Boy.
  • Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, who is caught up in the Leland Yee corruption case, has hired a new legal team.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news
  • Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
  • Lawyers in the Leland Yee corruption scandal say the charges against Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow came out of Hollywood.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • San Francisco officials are offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who suggest worthwhile improvements to the city's laws.
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laws, san francisco news
  • California Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • More charges are expected to be filed in the corruption case involving suspended State Senator Leland Yee and 28 defendants.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news
  • FILE - This Aug. 16, 2012 file photo shows State Sen. LeLand Yee, D-San Francisco, talking with Assembly members regarding a youth offenders program at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Suspended California State Sen. Leland Yee has pleaded not guilty to all charges in his political corruption case.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • 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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food, restaurants, laws, 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
  • State Sen. Leland Yee
  • The complaint reveals more about a Bay Area politician accused of corruption and gun trafficking.
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leland yee, sacramento, corruption, laws, guns, crime, news
  • State Sen. Leland Yee out of court
  • As word of State Sen. Leland Yee's arrest spread through the community, constituents weighed in on the ordeal.
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leland yee, corruption, guns, laws, FBI, news
  • Alameda County rape kits
  • Rep. Mike Honda is asking the FBI to reduce the backlog of untested rape kits by streamlining the process.
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laws, crime, SFPD, sex crimes, alameda county, i-team
  • A man rides his bicycle
  • Oakland is considering a measure to protect cyclists and pedestrians that would establish grounds for civil suits against drivers for aggressive behavior.
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oakland, laws, bikes, pedestrian struck, driving, east bay news
  • Doctor and patient
  • New legislation signed into law Monday will allow patients to receive uninterrupted medical treatment when they switch plans.
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laws, health
  • Federal park land.
  • It's the first comprehensive settlement in the country that increases access for the disabled in the federal park system.
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GGNRA, disability, laws, lawsuit, san mateo county, marin county, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Federal park land.
  • It's the first comprehensive settlement in the country that increases access for the disabled in a federal park system.
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GGNRA, disability, laws, lawsuit, san mateo county, marin county, news
  • California Senator Jerry Hill plans to introduce new legislation Sunday requiring electric utilities to develop security plans to prevent attacks.
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PG&E, laws, jerry hill, san jose, politics
  • Workers affix a green tarp over upper deck seats at McAfee Coliseum Wednesday, March 15, 2006, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • Oakland Athletics co-owner Lew Wolff says he's weighing the possibility of a temporary baseball stadium for the team.
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oakland athletics, san jose, lawsuit, MLB, laws, mlb
  • Audrie Pott
  • A Silicon Valley lawmaker is introducing cyberbullying legislation in response to the death of a Saratoga High School student.
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saratoga, crime, sex crimes, cyberbullying, facebook, smartphones, parenting, social media, audrie pott, laws, news
  • Audrie Pott was a student at Saratoga High School
  • A Silicon Valley lawmaker is introducing cyberbullying legislation in response to the death of a Saratoga High School student.
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saratoga, crime, sex crimes, cyberbullying, facebook, smartphones, parenting, social media, audrie pott, laws, south bay news, david louie
  • Alameda County rape kits
  • President Barack Obama requested $35 million to test the DNA evidence from rape investigations that have gone untested.
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laws, crime, SFPD, sex crimes, alameda county, i-team, dan noyes
  • Alameda County rape kits
  • Alameda County is taking action to clear a backlog of rape kits that contain untested DNA evidence from dozens of cases.
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laws, crime, SFPD, sex crimes, alameda county, i-team, dan noyes
  • Arizona governor returns home amid furor over bill
  • Gov. Jan Brewer returned to Arizona on Tuesday and faced a pressing decision about a bill on her desk.
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civil rights, laws, republicans, religion, news
  • A referendum to overturn a California law that gives transgender students protections will not appear on the November ballot.
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lgbt, laws, children, california news
  • Santa Cruz and several other cities has banned the filling of empty pools because of the drought -- and the movement is spreading.
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laws, drought, news
  • Our exclusive investigation into untested rape kits sitting on police property room shelves prompted the SFPD to conduct an audit.
  • Our exclusive investigation into untested rape kits sitting on police property room shelves prompted the SFPD to conduct an audit.
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laws, crime, SFPD, sex crimes, i-team, dan noyes
  • Our exclusive investigation into untested rape kits sitting on police property room shelves prompted the SFPD to conduct an audit.
  • Our exclusive investigation into untested rape kits sitting on police property room shelves prompted the SFPD to conduct an audit.
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laws, crime, SFPD, sex crimes, i-team video
  • YouTube video of Livermore golf pro Michael Nisbet
  • A Livermore golf instructor pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually abused three boys he'd been teaching.
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laws, sex crimes, children, livermore, east bay news
  • Workers affix a green tarp over upper deck seats at McAfee Coliseum Wednesday, March 15, 2006, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • The city of San Jose won its request to a federal appeals court for a fast-track handling of its lawsuit against Major League Baseball.
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oakland athletics, san jose, lawsuit, MLB, laws, mlb
  • Candy DeWitt
  • The mother of a man charged with killing Berkeley resident Peter Cukor says Laura's Law could have prevented the murder.
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berkeley, murder, mental health, disability, crime, lawsuit, laws, news
  • Ellis act demonstrators.
  • Hundreds of San Franciscans affected by rising rents and Ellis Act evictions are rallying at the State Capitol Tuesday.
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housing market, protest, state capitol, laws, san francisco news
  • In this undated photo provided by the University of California, Davis, the dorsal fin of a great white shark is seen near San Francisco
  • Authorities have confiscated more than a ton of illegal shark fins from a vendor in San Francisco.
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chinatown, food, laws, san francisco news
  • This Feb. 14, 2011 file photo shows a bowl of shark fin soup being served at a Chinese restaurant in San Franciscos Chinatown.
  • Some members of San Francisco's Chinese community aren't ready to let a new law banning the sale of shark fins go into effect without a fight.
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bills, sharks, animal, food, laws, chinatown, san francisco news, heather ishimaru
  • In this undated photo provided by the University of California, Davis, the dorsal fin of a great white shark is seen near San Francisco
  • The US federal government is backing off plans to overturn state bans on the sale and possession of shark fins.
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chinatown, food, laws, california news
  • State lawmakers in New York might pass the nation's first ban on tiny, plastic beads found in many personal beauty care products.
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new york, laws, national/world
  • There is a specific group of people, pedestrians, in danger of becoming victims of traffic accidents in San Francisco.
  • A plan to make San Francisco streets safe for pedestrians and cyclists is being presented to city transit and parking officials.
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pedestrian struck, hit and run, traffic, laws, bikes, new year's eve, san francisco news
  • A new California law meant to protect people from foodborne illnesses has some in the culinary industry fighting back.
  • A new California law meant to protect people from foodborne illnesses has some in the culinary industry fighting back.
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laws, food, alameda, california news
  • Justin Bieber in court
  • A series of troubling incidents have put Justin Bieber's innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday.
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justin bieber, celebrity, laws, drugs, DUI, alcohol, celebrity crime, crime, entertainment
  • Justin Bieber in court
  • Pop star Justin Bieber walked out of jail Thursday following his arrest in Miami Beach on charges including DUI and resisting arrest.
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justin bieber, celebrity, laws, drugs, DUI, alcohol, celebrity crime, crime, entertainment
  • rape kit on the shelf
  • An East Bay lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to mandate that all rape kits be tested.
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laws, crime, SFPD, sex crimes, i-team, dan noyes
  • rape kit on the shelf
  • Assm. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, will propose a new bill that will address the problem of rape kits that go untested for years.
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laws, crime, SFPD, sex crimes, i-team, dan noyes
  • rape kit on the shelf
  • Assm. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, will propose a new bill that will address the problem of rape kits that go untested for years.
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berkeley, sex crimes, crime, SFPD, laws, i-team video
  • n this Jan. 13, 2013 file photo, Justin Bieber performs during theI Believe Tour  at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.
  • Detectives searched Justin Bieber's home looking for evidence the pop star was involved in an egg-tossing vandalism case.
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justin bieber, celebrity, laws, drugs, entertainment
  • bear in a tree being hunted
  • The number of bears killed in California was cut in half after the ban on using hounds in bear hunting went into effect.
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animal, animals in peril, laws, i-team, dan noyes