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Warriors swamp Pelicans again behind 37 from Curry

©DANIEL GLUSKOTERKevin Durant gets met by the long arm of the Pelicans Julius Randle on the way to the basket Wednesday night during the Warriors 131-121 over New Orleans at Oracle Arena. Durant finished with 24 points to go along with eight assists. BY FRANK SUMRALL Back at Oracle Arena ...

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Washington St. rallies to top Stanford 41-38 at the Farm

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Gardner Minshew threw for three touchdowns in Washington State’s 41-38 win over the Stanford Cardinal Saturday night at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto,, seriously derailing the prospect of the Cardinal reaching the Pac-12 championship game. The win gives the 14th ranked Cougars (7-1, 4-1) sole possession of ...

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Cal’s defense propels 12-10 upset over 15th ranked Huskies

©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Evan Webster (89) and Cal’s defense was the story on Saturday, holding the 15th ranked Washington Huskies to just 13 first downs in the Bears 12-10 win at Memorial Stadium. Webster returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown and the win improved the Bears record to 5-3. ...

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Simple Minds return to San Francisco a rousing success

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Thirty-Three years after earning the right to perform in front of a global audience of close to two billion people at Live Aid, Simple Minds found their way back to the Bay Area for a rare San Francisco performance Thursday night at the Masonic. While the height ...

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Mustard Greens from J&M Farms in Gilroy at the Farmers’ Market

BY DEBRA J MORRIS Related to kale, cabbage, and collard greens, mustard greens are the peppery leafy greens of the mustard plant and are used frequently in Chinese, Japanese, and Indian cooking. They are also used in traditional Southern dishes. Cooked, they taste a lot like spinach, but with more ...

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Contra Costa Animal Services Offering Reduced Costs Adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering reduced cost adoptions of all animals between now and October 31st in an effort to alleviate crowded shelters. During this period, the adoption fee for all animals will be reduced to $50. Interested adopters can take advantage of this adoption promotion by visiting ...

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Edie Brickell bringing her New Bohemian streak to The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Edie Brickell & New Bohemians first burst onto the music scene with their breakthrough hit “What I Am” 30 years ago, but had only released three studio albums prior to last week. Their latest, the lively and infectious “Rocket,” their first since 2006, dropped last Friday just ...

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Warriors get rings, hold off Thunder, start quest for Three-Peat

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER The two-time defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors returned to the Oracle court to grind out a 108-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday night in their first meaningful game at home since Game 2 of The Finals against LeBron James and his former teammates with ...

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New Depression treatment introduced by Bay Area businessman

BY TIFFANY YOUNG According to the latest statistics, there are more than 16 million individuals in the United States who have experienced clinical depression in the past year. They make up around 6.7 percent of the country’s total population, and this number is alarming. Experts are saying that this number ...

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Warriors fall to Suns in ejection marred game, 117-109

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER In a game Monday night where referee Ben Taylor mistakenly thought that the Oracle crowd had paid their hard earned money to watch him officiate, the Warriors fell to the Phoenix Suns 117-109 in a match-up where Taylor took center stage ahead of the two-time defending NBA ...

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