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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded on Saturday that immediate action be taken on

San Jose: Vietnamese ring in Lunar New Year at Tet festival

Thousands will mark the lunar new year this weekend at the annual Tet Fest in San Jose.

Smuin’s diverse dance program comes to town

Smuin Ballet has always been known for presenting eclectic and inventive programs. That’s definitely the case with its current “Dance Series 01,” which comes to Mountain View Center for the Arts Feb.

Car crashes into East Bay pizza restaurant, injures 1

A man was pinned down and injured after a car plowed into a Fremont restaurant.

Why the latest Giants’ acquisition plays into Bruce Bochy’s strengths

Bruce Bochy is at his best when his bullpen is in top form. The acquisition of Tony Watson adds to an arsenal that needed more firepower.

You’re not the only one who can’t log into Yahoo Mail right now

Yahoo Mail's servers experienced a major outage Saturday, leaving users locked out of their emails and reminding some about the ongoing issues at Yahoo.

Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

Seventy-five years after four classmates at a New York high school went off to war, an effort to find one classmate's Pacific crash site is in the works, thanks to a long-ago black-and-white snapshot.

A’s pitcher Jesus Luzardo was supposed to be at Douglas High before shooting

A's pitching propsect Jesus Luzardo was planning to head over to Douglas High in Parkland before the tragic shooting occurred.

Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Point guards could run the show in the next Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, with Jason Kidd and two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash among the 13 finalists announced
A year after devastating Coyote Creek floods, some victims still struggling

A year after devastating Coyote Creek floods, some victims still struggling

Concepcion Romero's home is uninhabitable a year after the Coyote Creek flood of 2017.

Watch Team LeBron take the court at All-Star practice

Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. LOS ANGELES – The All-Star game is a day away, but Team LeBron and Team Steph have one practice Saturday. Here are some

Travel Troubleshooter: AAA, Priceline and a $72 up-charge on my Hertz rental car

AAA quoted Nancy Caruso a rate of $386 for a rental car. So why did Hertz charge her an extra $72? And why won’t AAA refund the extra money she had to pay?

Trump adviser: Russian meddling ‘incontrovertible’

MUNICH - President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico appeared Saturday to have escaped major destruction after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattled the country, but it rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily

Cartoons: Florida school shooting elicits ‘thoughts and prayers’

See what cartoonists from around the world have to say about the Florida school shooting.

How Mark Melancon successfully recruited Tony Watson to the Giants

Mark Melancon and Tony Watson teamed up to form an effective duo with the Pirates, and now, they're reunited in the Giants' bullpen.

I tried the famed Instant Pot all-in-one cooker — here’s what happened

Is the latest edition of the Instant Pot -- one of the biggest sellers of the 2017 holiday season -- the apex of user-friendly food technology?

Instant Pot recipe: Sticky Tamarind Baby Back Ribs

Cookbook author and New York Times food writer Melissa Clark's baby back ribs can be made using either the pressure or slow cooker options on her Instant Pot.

Melissa Clark’s Instant Pot recipe for Fresh Coconut Yogurt

Cookbook author and New York Times food writer Melissa Clark uses fresh coconut meat to add richness and flavor to her Instant Pot recipe for yogurt.

Instant Pot recipe: Quick Risotto with Wild Mushrooms and Gorgonzola

One of the best uses for your Instant Pot is to make creamy, elegant mushroom risotto in less than 30 minutes, including prep time and heating.