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Milpitas High School Class of 2016:

... Leggin, Shea; Li, Sam; Liang, Zhi; Liao, Heng An; Liban, Brylle Christian; Lien, Rachel; Lieu, Felix; Liev, Albert; Lim, Keene Edwin; Liu, Sharon; Llamas...

Before Stephen Curry: 20 iconic Bay Area playoff performances

Wade Flaherty, 1995 NHL playoffs first round, Game 7. The backup ... There were also heroics from Jim Plunkett and Kenny King, but it was...

High school sports highlight reel: Top performances from last week

Tiana Bolin, Mountain View softball: She had three hits, including a double and a triple, knocked in two runs and scored twice to lead Mountain...

49ers hire Jim O'Neil as defensive coordinator

Sacramento BeeSANTA CLARA -- Cleveland, it's where 49ers defensive coordinators are bred. That role, a pivotal one under new coach Chip Kelly, is going from...

Cities ready for another round of ranked-choice voting

"That weakened the case that ranked-choice voting was an easy fix to the pain of holding runoff elections," said Rob Richie, director of FairVote.org, an...

Society: Celebrating SF Symphony's 103rd season

Her three songs were "That's My Weakness Now," "Hey There," a tribute to her father John Raitt (he debuted the song in "Pajama Game" on...

Roadshow: New striping on Highway 101 causes alarm

Q Several weeks ago several of us wrote to you asking if the lane striping on Highway 101 north was temporary. You assured us that...

Roadshow: New striping on Highway 101 causes alarm

Q Several weeks ago several of us wrote to you asking if the lane striping on Highway 101 north was temporary. You assured us that...

Roadshow: New striping on Highway 101 causes alarm

Q Several weeks ago several of us wrote to you asking if the lane striping on Highway 101 north was temporary. You assured us that...

Roadshow: New striping on Highway 101 causes alarm

Q Several weeks ago several of us wrote to you asking if the lane striping on Highway 101 north was temporary. You assured us that...

Five things to do in charming Duncans Mills

As you wind your way down Highway 116, tracing a path along the Russian River banks from Guerneville to the sea, don't blink. You might...

A's right fielder Josh Reddick could return in two weeks

SFGate One of the top left-handed set-up relievers in the majors for four years before needing Tommy John surgery last year, O'Flaherty will throw in a...

Yosemite turns 150 years old, as major park renovation begins

But over time they suffered -- a large hog pen and hay-baling area were set up in Yosemite Valley, for example -- and conservationist John...

Graduation 2014: Northgate High School in Walnut Creek (graduates, colleges ...

Isabella May Blaney Cuevas: University of San Francisco. Nicole Christine Bond: Tulane University, New Orleans. Octavia Reyes ... Steven Matthew Cuneo: University of Nevada, Reno.

Walnut Creek: Northgate High School 2014 graduates (and the colleges ...

Isabella May Blaney Cuevas: University of San Francisco. Nicole Christine Bond: Tulane University, New Orleans. Octavia Reyes ... Steven Matthew Cuneo: University of Nevada, Reno.

A's offense stymied in loss to Yankees

SFGate Lefty reliever Eric O'Flaherty, on track to return from the disabled list late this month or in early July, will throw in his first minor...

Sports digest: Arizona Cardinal loses star linebacker Daryl Washington to drug ...

"It is completely unacceptable that Daryl has once again put us in this position," Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said in a statement. Washington will...

7 killed in drive-by shooting rampage near UC Santa Barbara

The shootings started around 9:30 p.m. in Isla Vista, a roughly half-square mile community next to UC Santa Barbara's campus and picturesque beachside cliffs. Alexander...

NFL Draft analysis: 49ers, Rams had the best classes in the NFC West

Washington Post SS Maurice Alexander. CB E.J. Gaines. QB Garrett Gilbert. OT Mitchell Van Dyk. FS Christian Bryant. DE Michael Sam. C Demetrius Rhaney. 2. 49ers...

NFL draft: Raiders take linebacker Khalil Mack at No. 5

8 in 2010) and Rob Fredrickson (No. 22 in 1994). ... Linebacker was the only position group where the Raiders returned all three starters --...

Congressman Mike Honda agrees to debate Ro Khanna in race for Silicon ...

Gavin Newsom and a long list of tech executives, including Eric Schmidt of Google, Cheryl Sandberg of Facebook, Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com and venture capitalist...

General's opinion on Benghazi draws a rebuke

MiamiHerald.com Angered by the omission of the email in material subpoenaed by the House, Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, called on Secretary of State John Kerry to...

Los Altos High to dedicate gym to former coach and administrator

"Dude was a great leader," Duncan said. "People flocked to him. He was like the Pied Piper." Angius, who wrestled at Gilroy, was a rough-hewn...

Things To Do April 24 and beyond

650-329-0891 or www.paplayers.org. TheatreWorks.”The Hound of the Baskervilles.” Through April 27. Based on mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Stephen Canny and John...

Former Berkeley lab director Sessler dies at 85

Among his many accolades, Sessler won the Energy Department's Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award in 1970, the American Physical Society's (APS) Dwight Nicholson Medal in 1995,...

Things To Do April 17 and beyond

$8. 650-903-6000 or www.pytnet.org. TheatreWorks.”The Hound of the Baskervilles.” Through April 27. Based on mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Stephen Canny and...

Things To Do April 10 and beyond

$10. 650-903-6000 or www.pytnet.org. TheatreWorks.”The Hound of the Baskervilles.” Through April 27. Based on mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Stephen Canny and...

Review: 'Hound of the Baskervilles' spoofs Sherlock Holmes classic

Steven Canny and John Nicholson have adapted the Victorian thriller into a full-throttle spoof in the manner of "The 39 Steps." This is a campy...

Things To Do April 3 and beyond

TheatreWorks.”The Hound of the Baskervilles.” April 2-27. Based on mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Stephen Canny and John Nicholson. Directed by TheatreWorks'...

Things To March 27 and beyond

TheatreWorks. “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” April 2-27. Based on mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Stephen Canny and John Nicholson. Directed by...

No pope meeting for Russell Crowe, 'Noah' makers

Variety reported that the Noah delegation, including Crowe, director Darren Aronofsky, producer Scott Franklin, and the vice chairman of Paramount Pictures, Rob Moore, had met...

Things To March 20 and beyond

TheatreWorks.”The Hound of the Baskervilles.” April 2-27. Based on mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Stephen Canny and John Nicholson. Directed by TheatreWorks'...