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Patti Smith to headline Pathway to Paris concert at Masonic in SF

Legendary performers Patti Smith and Bob Weir are set to join a celebration of climate action during the Global Climate Action Summit. Pathway to Paris, together with 350.org and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced a special concert on September 14th at the Masonic in San Francisco. Set …

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A’s come back again to take Bridge series from Giants in 10th

BY STEVEN LUKE For the first time since interleague play was introduced, the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants met with more than standings on the line in the finale of their season series. The Bridge Trophy, made out of metal from an old span of the Bay Bridge, was …

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Lucroy walks it off as A’s set new Coliseum attendance record

BY ANTHONY SOSA In front of a crowd of 56,310, a new Oakland Coliseum record and the highest attended game in the Majors in 2018, Jonathan Lucroy hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco …

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Casaba Melons in season at Cipponeri Farms

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Melons mean that summer is here and there are many varieties from which to choose at your local farmers’ market. From the familiar watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe to the Santa Claus and Persian melons, you’ll find varieties you most likely won’t find at the supermarket. But …

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Canha’s pinch-hit homer sparks A’s 4-3 victory over Giants

BY ANTHONY SOSA Mark Canha delivered a clutch, pinch-hit two run home run in the top of the seventh inning and the bullpen supplied lights out pitching to help the Oakland Athletics narrowly escape with a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants Saturday night in the second game of …

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Giants bounce back behind Pablo & MadBum to outslug Cards 13-8

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Pablo Sandoval blasted a three-run homer into McCovey Cove and had five RBI’s as the Giants pounded out 17 hits to prevail in a four hour slugfest with the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park. San Francisco’s 13-8 win salvaged a split of the four-game …

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Cards ride seven strong from Martinez, down Giants 3-2

BY ANTHONY SOSA A strong outing from St. Louis Cardinals’ starting pitcher Carlos Martinez and timely hitting proved too much for the San Francisco Giants to handle as they lost the third game of the series 3-2 Saturday afternoon at AT&T Park. The Giants have now dropped five out of …

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Piscotty, Manaea and bullpen lead hot A’s past Padres 4-2

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics have been fans of making their own fireworks on the field all season with late game heroics. The Fourth of July holiday Wednesday afternoon was no different when Stephen Piscotty delivered the boom for the A’s with a two-run eight inning double with the …

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Animal Services Rolls Out Facial Recognition Tool, Free Adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will be offering free adoptions of all animals from Friday, June 29th, through Tuesday, July 3rd in an effort to clear kennel space in advance of a busy 4th of July holiday. Additionally, in an effort to better reunite lost pets with their owners, CCAS …

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