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4th of July Fireworks Celebration Plans Announced

Fireworks will light up the night at Radke Martinez Shoreline Park, Wednesday, July 4. Join the crowd at the Waterfront or head over to your special viewing spot before 9:15 p.m. Pyrotechnics begin around 9:30 p.m. and will last approximately twenty-five minutes. Waterfront Park will be closed to cars at ...

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Pick a Pepper at your Farmers Market this month

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Summer peppers are arriving at your farmers’ market this month, everything from mild and sweet bell peppers to wildly spicy Thai chile peppers. The hot summer months are perfect growing weather for these vegetables and we’re glad, because any pepper is a good pepper in our ...

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Giants huge sixth inning leads to another series win at home

BY ANTHONY SOSA The San Francisco Giants, backed by a five-run sixth inning outburst and a solid start from Derek Holland, took the rubber match against the Miami Marlins, 6-3, Wednesday at AT&T Park. The Giants have yet to lose any of their last eight home series, winning seven and ...

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Astros sweep A’s behind Verlander and high-powered offense

BY ANTHONY SOSA Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros overpowered the Oakland Athletics Thursday as they took the third and final game of the series, 7-3, to complete a three-game sweep at the Oakland Coliseum. In the three games, the Astros outscored the A’s 26-11. The A’s had no easy ...

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Hot Shooting Warriors blitz Cavs, take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER In a contest that provided a stark contrast to the opening game of the series, the Golden State Warriors set the tone early and controlled the game throughout, leading wire to wire on the way to a 121-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday night at Oracle. ...

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Giants sweep the Phillies behind stellar weekend of pitching

BY ANTHONY SOSA Rebounding nicely after a brutal road trip that resulted in the Giants dropping six out of eight games, San Francisco returned home and swept the Philadelphia Phillies, scoring a 6-1 victory Sunday over Jake Arrieta, one of the top pitchers in the game. Arrieta, who came into ...

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Jethro Tull celebrates 50 years at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Taking the stage at the Greek Theatre to a backdrop of old color television consoles broadcasting scenes of Robert Kennedy, Vietnam and the Mexico City Olympics protest, Ian Anderson and his band arrived to perform a 50th Anniversary celebration of the music of Jethro Tull Saturday night ...

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