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Blame game won’t bring Oakland a new stadium

The A’s announced Tuesday they have rejected Oakland’s 10-year lease offer.

The Oakland A's rejected the City of Oakland's 10-year lease deal for the Coliseum late Tuesday night. (Ali Thanawalla/SFBay)
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Health advocates invade Verizon store

Activists affixed Verizon cell phones with stickers warning of negative health effects.

49ers’ grass is greener at Levi’s Stadium

LEVI’S STADIUM — The 49ers allowed media and VIPs to trample a sliver of their brand-new field.

Duboce Park blaze injures SF firefighter

A three-alarm fire near Duboce Park damaged three homes Tuesday afternoon.

Child may lose eye after paintball attack

1888 shipwreck located in SF Bay

Two stabbed in North Beach strip club brawl

New proposal cuts beach bonfires short

Warriors bounce arena plans to Mission Bay

Teen hitches ride on plane’s wheel well

Gunshots and arrests dampen 420 party

Volunteers scour Haight for missing man

Sonoma man survives deadly Everest avalanche

Knife in enchilada uncovered at airport

Crooks fatally stab dog in Mission robbery

Labels sue Pandora over older songs

Forgotten infant dies in parked car

Crews fish body from Lands End

‘Shrimp Boy’ pleads not guilty

Huge Berkeley blaze burns four businesses

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Jones-Drew and Reece share Raiders goals

11:13 pm Tuesday

ALAMEDA — “Just win, baby.” Al Davis said it in the ’70s, expressing what he wants from his team.

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Samsung presents counter­suit against Apple

3:10 am Tuesday

SAN JOSE — Samsung on Monday finished up the defense of their case.

Muni floats focus toward lower-income riders

3:04 am Tuesday

The “Muni Equity Strategy” would target improved service in underserved neighborhoods.

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Raiders deal Terrelle Pryor to Seahawks

2:55 am Tuesday

The Raiders confirmed Terrelle Pryor was traded to Seattle for a seventh-round pick.

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Lyrid meteor shower to splash across our skies

2:27 am Tuesday

f you missed last week’s “Blood Moon,” you have another chance at seeing a celestial event.

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Sharks need to finish the kill in L.A.

2:13 am Tuesday

The San Jose Sharks are 6-1 all-time when they take a two-games-to-none series lead.


A’s can’t muster enough to beat Darvish

2:00 am Tuesday

O.CO COLISEUM — Dan Straily just wasn’t feeling it Monday. All it took to see it was one pitch.

Vengeful Clippers clobber Warriors in Game 2

10:36 pm Monday

STAPLES CENTER — The Clippers shut down Golden State in a humbling 40-point blowout.

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Hunky Jesus blesses San Francisco

3:23 am Monday

GOLDEN GATE PARK — Easter in San Francisco? Well, it’s a little different.
Gallery Hunky Jesus.

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Sharks slam Kings in Game 2 slaughter

10:07 pm Sunday

SAP CENTER — Team Teal’s depth shined through in a massive come-from-behind victory.


Chavez and Donaldson lead A’s to sweep

7:29 pm Sunday

O. CO COLISEUM — Jesse Chavez tossed six innings with six strikeouts in the A’s 4-1 victory.

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‘Transcendence’ descends into absurdity

9:24 pm Saturday

Wally Pfister’s new sci-fi thriller Transcendence imagines a wildly unbelievable future.

Still-winless Quakes sluggish in Colorado draw

8:58 pm Saturday

San Jose played great defense but failed to create chances in a 0-0 draw against Colorado.

Warriors snatch Game 1 from Clippers

3:41 pm Saturday

STAPLES CENTER — In the end, it came down to free throws and fouls. Plenty of them.

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Warriors-Clippers is going to be a war

5:45 pm Friday

OAKLAND — If Christmas Day is any indication, NBA fans are in for a huge first-round treat.

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Woman eyes record with run across America

5:08 pm Friday

If all goes well, Jessica Goldman’s journey will cover nearly 3,000 miles in 63 days.

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San Francisco coffee is so hot right now

11:12 am Friday

Three of San Francisco’s coffee institutions have been named among the nation’s best.

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State fines BART for workers’ track deaths

10:41 am Friday

Cal/OSHA has fined BART $210,000 in connection with the on-track deaths of two workers.

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BART unwraps future of transbay travel

12:21 am Friday

BART riders got a first look this week of one of the transit agency’s new trains.

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Sharks shellac Kings with six-goal outburst

11:00 pm Thursday

SAP CENTER — San Jose held on to emerge victorious over the SoCal visitors 6-3.

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Ryu, Dodgers slam door on Giants

6:20 pm Thursday

AT&T PARK — Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu four-hit the Giants Thursday afternoon.

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Sanchez saves Giants with 12th-inning heroics

12:28 am Wednesday

AT&T PARK — Hector Sanchez didn’t start Tuesday’s game. But he finished it.

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Sunday meters junked under new SFMTA budget

12:04 am Wednesday

Sunday parking will soon become free again — but Muni fares are on the rise.

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Spectrum of film fans keeps movie-going fun

11:22 pm Tuesday

Quality of the films aside, the people who attended the screenings piqued my interest.

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Le Video thrown a lifeline from Green Apple Books

10:33 pm Tuesday

After announcing it would close at the end of April, legendary Le Video will remain open.

Samsung defends against Apple accusations

10:09 am Tuesday

SAN JOSE — Apple and Samsung are back for the third week of their software patent trial.

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‘The Burglary’ and the theft of privacy

12:14 am Tuesday

The parallels between the Edward Snowden case and The Burglary by Betty Medsger can’t be ignored.

Warriors battle Wolves for 50th win

12:10 am Tuesday

ORACLE ARENA — The Warriors roared back from 19 down to notch their 50th win.

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49ers’ Aldon Smith can’t stay out of trouble

5:45 pm Monday

The San Francisco 49ers are having an offseason that they would love to forget.

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Sharks target Kings for first-round frenzy

12:39 am Monday

The distaste between the Sharks and Kings surpasses the usual NorCal-SoCal rivalry.

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Monster blaze blackens San Jose skies

6:28 pm Sunday

A five-alarm fire ripped through an abandoned TV studio near downtown San Jose Sunday.

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Giants can’t seem to sync pitching, hitting

5:46 pm Sunday

Leave it to the Orange & Black to switch things up and make it extra tough to win ballgames.

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Wondo heads Quakes to draw with Crew

3:07 pm Sunday

SANTA CLARA — Chris Wondolowski’s header equalized the match and saved a point.

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SaberCats stung by Rattlers in final minute

12:36 am Sunday

SAP CENTER — A clutch Rattlers touchdown sent the SaberCats to their third straight loss.

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Cain looks sharp as bats go silent

4:42 pm Saturday

AT&T PARK — Matt Cain bounced back, but the Giants’ bats couldn’t muster any run support.

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Rested Quakes look to rebound against Crew

3:22 pm Saturday

SANTA CLARA — With two weeks off to get healthy, winless San Jose faces Columbus Sunday.

Supervisors act to ease housing crisis

12:39 am Saturday

The debate over housing in San Francisco spilled into the Board of Supervisors chambers.

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City projects tackle pedestrian safety

12:24 am Saturday

24 pedestrian and bike safety projects are scheduled for completion in the next 24 months.

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Bumgarner slams Giants to Friday night win

10:58 pm Friday

AT&T PARK — Madison Bumgarner’s arm was good. His bat, though, was great.
Gallery Giants-Rockies.

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Havlat hat trick lifts Sharks past Avalanche

10:28 pm Friday

SAP CENTER — Alex Stalock was a brick wall in the Sharks’ raucous 5-1 victory.

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Kap slams TMZ over ‘completely wrong’ story

1:24 pm Friday

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted Friday that TMZ “makes things up.”

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7.3 earthquake rattles Papua New Guinea

1:20 am Friday

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Friday.

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Samsung’s ‘next big thing’ hits shelves

12:42 am Friday

The latest version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smartphone went on sale Friday.

Warriors blow chance to clinch against Nuggets

10:47 pm Thursday

ORACLE ARENA — Instead of clinching the playoffs, the Warriors squandered a 20-point lead.

Boy on bike hit by truck, critically injured

6:35 pm Thursday

A 3-year-old boy on a bicycle was struck by a truck near Golden Gate Park Thursday morning.

Colin Kaepernick linked to Miami investi­gation

6:07 pm Thursday

Police are investigating an incident involving booze, weed, a woman and three NFL players.

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Teen swept away by Ocean Beach surf

10:08 pm Wednesday

A 14-year-old is feared lost after a surfer’s dramatic rescue plucked a father and young boy from the surf.

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Three is the Warriors’ magic number

12:00 am Wednesday

With just five games left for the Warriors, the playoffs are right around the corner.