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Farmers Market Week highlights Savory Melon Salad

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS We’re celebrating farmers’ markets this month ! The mission of the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association (PCFMA) is to empower California farmers to be enormously successful, and with our network of local farmers’ markets we can accomplish this with the help of the local community, the …

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Yastrzemski’s 12th inning walk off blast keeps Giants hot

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Mike Yastrzemski’s 12th inning home run led the Giants to their third extra inning walk off win in four days Sunday afternoon, a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets. The win enabled San Francisco to return to the .500 mark at 50-50, 100 games into the …

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Twins come back to beat A’s in ninth 7-6, split four game series

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ The Twins rallied dramatically for two runs in the bottom of the ninth off A’s closer Liam Hendriks Sunday afternoon, winning the final game of the four game set 7-6 in a back and forth affair. Max Kepler drilled the winning hit to left field, following an …

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Davis clutch ninth inning single propels A’s past Twins 5-4

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ A line drive single by Khris Davis off Twins closer Taylor Rogers with two out in the ninth inning led the A’s to a dramatic, come from behind 5-4 victory in Minneapolis Saturday night as Oakland celebrated their second straight victory over the first place Twins with …

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A’s bash Seattle 10-2 in Bailey’s debut to extend hot streaks

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER The red hot A’s bashed their way to a sweep of their five game home stand, slamming six home runs, including two each by Mark Canha and Jurickson Profar, to romp to a 10-2 win over the Seattle Mariners Wednesday afternoon in Homer Bailey’s debut in an …

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American Red Cross requesting help at blood drive July 30th

The American Red Cross is reporting that it is facing a blood shortage and it has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical care.        “It’s a gift of life and I’ve got it to give. I’ve …

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Congress Exonerates Port Chicago Fifty, 75 Years After Disaster

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) successfully passed a measure today that directs the Secretary of the United States Navy to publicly exonerate the Port Chicago 50. The effort was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), H.R. 2500, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 220-to-197. The …

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Paul McCartney’s Magical History tour blazes thru San Jose

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Presenting a treasure trove of classic Beatles and Wings material, Paul McCartney’s long and winding road arrived at SAP Pavilion in San Jose Wednesday night for another sold out performance on his “Freshen Up” tour. Having turned 77 just weeks ago, McCartney continues to amaze with near three hour …

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Longo’s blast and Samardzija’s arm carry Giants past Cards 1-0

BY RICK PORCARO Evan Longoria’s seventh-inning solo home run briefly interrupted a pitchers duel, breaking up Jack Flaherty‘s no-hit bid in the process, giving the Giants all the offense they would need to reach the All-Star break on a high note with a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. …

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Howard Jones revives MTV glory days & looks towards the future

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Nearly two generations after appearing at Live Aid and becoming one of the largest stars in the MTV galaxy, British new wave pioneer Howard Jones delivered a jubilant performance highlighting his four decade career in music Friday night at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. Jones, 64, had ten top 40 hit …

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