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What DeMarcus Cousins learned from other NBA players with Achilles injuries

Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins consulted with Dominique Wilkins, Kobe Bryant, Rudy Gay, Wesley Mathews and Jonas Jerebko about recovering from Achilles injuries

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To ovations, ‘Hamilton’ star reprises role in Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise millions of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Letter: Criminals no model for decent society

Some hoped Gov. Brown would not abolish the death penalty because criminals don't give rule breakers 'three hots and a cot'.

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Mailbag: will the Sharks use Vlasic differently when he returns?

Marc-Edouard Vlasic will miss his fifth straight game with apparent wrist injury Saturday.

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Former high school principal sentenced for molesting San Bernardino County boy

Sean Michael McMurray, 43, of Riverside, is already out of custody. He was a principal in Moreno Valley and a teacher in Banning.

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With settlement, Kelly and NBC News part ways

Megyn Kelly and NBC News have reached an agreement that severs the anchor's working relatiohship with the network after a controversial stint hosting a morning news show that disappointed in the ratings.

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Letter: Personal responsibility a big role in park abuse

It’s not the administration's fault that the human pigs despoil our environment.

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Gavin Newsom appoints Oakland man to lead Natural Resources Agency

Wade Crowfoot will lead the agency that oversees state parks, the Department of Water Resources and the Department of Fish and Wildlife, among other offices, Newsom announced Friday.

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Wall donations refunded or shifted to new nonprofit effort

A Florida man says people who contributed more than $20 million online to help build a wall along the southern U.S. border can get refunds or shift their support to a new nonprofit effort.

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Former HUD secretary Julián Castro joins 2020 Democratic presidential field

Julián Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio who worked in the Obama administration, announced Saturday morning that he is joining the increasingly crowded field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination.

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‘We will be out for a long time’ unless Democrats budge, Trump says, as shutdown enters 4th week

The longest federal government shutdown in American history ground into a fourth week Saturday with President Donald Trump showing fresh defiance on Twitter, congressional Democrats firmly resolved to resist his calls for a border wall, and unpaid workers caught in the middle.

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Review: Will you get swept up by 9/11-themed ‘Come from Away’?

The hit Broadway musical "Come from Away" casts a wistful spell in SF as we are reminded what it means to be compassionate to strangers.

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‘Brave new Canadian’: Runaway Saudi woman reaches new home

an 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which had offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign.

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Letter: We secure our homes, why not our border?

There are billions of poor people on the planet -- we can't put all of them on our taxpayers' welfare.

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De La Salle, Menlo-Atherton stars receive state honors

DLS's Henry To'oto'o is Cal-Hi Sports' state defensive player of the year; M-A's Troy Franklin honored, too

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Family travel: 5 amazing ways to play in Monterey Bay

From the famous aquarium to a wacky mirror maze and a whale-watching trek, here's how to have fun with the family in Monterey and beyond.

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How Tesla and Elon Musk reshaped the auto industry

Journalist Hamish McKenzie spent a year working for Tesla, but he makes clear at the outset of his book, "Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil," that this is no insider's story.

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Former Sharks prospect getting shot with Senators: “He’s learning fast”

Rudolfs Balcers, a fifth round pick by San Jose in 2015, has a goal and an assist in four games for Ottawa

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Review: Kidman’s performance can’t save ‘Destroyer’

As an exercise in actorly transformation, joyless determination and uncompromising tone, this procedural whodunit set in the city's seediest precincts and arid, desolate outer reaches can't help but inspire admiration.

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