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CLOVERDALE — A fast-moving wildfire prompted the evacuations of 300 homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains, while fire crews continued to battle a blaze burning close to a massive geothermal power…
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The measure was among four gun bills the Democratic governor signed, and it joins more than a half-dozen gun-control measures approved this year.
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In Mountain View, where nearly 60% of residents are renters, the average monthly rent jumped more than 50% from 2011 to 2015. In response, advocates in many small Bay Area cities, including Mountain View, Burlingame and San Mateo, have put rent control measures on November's ballot. Forum debates these measures and discusses what it means that campaigns for rent control -- normally found in large urban areas -- are migrating to the suburbs.
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Researchers will study if food banks in cities including Oakland can help people with diabetes improve their blood sugar levels through education and tailored food packages.
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Earlier this week New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet signaled a shift in the paper's approach to campaign coverage: "We have decided to be more direct in calling things out when a candidate actually lies,” he told Quartz. His comments came in the wake of Donald Trump's press conference where the GOP candidate reversed course and said he now believes that President Barack Obama was born in the U.S. For her part, Hillary Clinton has frustr...
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Portland-based PacifiCorp has filed a long-awaited application to remove its four dams on the river, which flows from the Oregon plains to the Northern California coast.
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From drag race bets with movie stars to road rage fights, the Summit Inn saw it all in its 64 years between L.A. and Las Vegas on Route 66.
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Also follow real-time fact-checking from NPR. The debate begins tonight at 6 p.m. PDT.
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San Francisco politics are rarely dull, and this election year is no exception. Voters will weigh in on a whopping 25 ballot measures covering hot-button issues like homelessness, public transit and education. In this hour of Forum, we talk with some local political journalists about the big measures and races. We'll also discuss what it all means for Mayor Ed Lee, a divided Board of Supervisors and the future of the city.
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In the past six years, 22 states have passed new voting restrictions, including requiring identification at the polls and banning felons from voting. Journalist Ari Berman says voters are about to head to the ballot box with fewer rights than when Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act over 50 years ago. The author of "Give Us the Ballot" talks with Forum about the history of voting rights in America and why the current wave of voting restri...
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There are about 120,000 dogs in San Francisco that produce about 32 million pounds of poop a year.
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