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Clippers Blow Out Warriors 131-107 as Fan Lockout Looms

BY MASON BISSADA In what may turn out to be the final Warriors home game with fans in attendance at Chase Center for the foreseeable future, Golden State lost in demoralizing fashion to the Los Angeles Clippers, 131-107. After the Santa Clara Health Department ordered on Monday that all gatherings …

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Astros, Yankees and Twins favored to fight it out for AL flag

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ For nearly 100 years, a majority of American League fans have been able to agree upon a common archenemy: the deep-pocketed and wildly successful New York Yankees. The Yankees have won the World Series 27 times, more than twice as many as their closest competitors in St. …

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Steph out with flu, but Warriors storm back to beat 76ers

BY MASON BISSADA  The Golden State Warriors narrowly defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 118-114 in what was one of the most thrilling games of the season despite a myriad of injuries to star players on both teams. Entering the fourth quarter down eight, the Warriors (once again without Stephen Curry and …

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Bethany Cosentino and Best Coast rock the Regency

BY MASON BISSADA Pop-rock duo Best Coast performed at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco Saturday night, giving a powerful, fun-filled performance that displayed talent and a new-found maturity from the group.  The Los Angeles-based duo, consisting of lead-singer and lyricist Bethany Cosentino and all-around musician Bobb Bruno, has been …

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Blazing Beal, Wizards Outshoot the Warriors 124-110  

BY MASON BISSADA The Washington Wizards defeated the Golden State Warriors Sunday night at the Chase Center by a score of 124-110. On what was supposed to be Stephen Curry’s return game (the All-Star was a late scratch and his new return date is unknown), the attention shifted to Wizards …

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Underground Echoes: An Introduction

BY JUDIE & JOSEPH PALMER For those that are familiar with our column, we would like to share why it matters so much to us personally. For those of you who have never read our column, allow us to introduce ourselves. We began writing Underground Echoes over four years ago …

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Obituary: Art Gluskoter (1933-2020)

Art Gluskoter passed away on the morning of February 26th after an extended illness shortly before his 87th birthday. Born to Max and Irene Gluskoter in 1933, Art graduated from Alhambra High School before volunteering to join the military in 1952 during the Korean conflict. A lifetime Southern California native, …

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Warriors lose seventh straight, falling wire-to-wire to Kings

BY MASON BISSADA The Golden State Warriors fell to the Sacramento Kings in wire-to-wire fashion on Tuesday night at the Chase Center, losing by a score of 112-94. Despite coming within striking distance multiple times, the Warriors never led in the game. Golden State’s lack of 3-point shooting proved to …

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2020 likely to be a full-blown rebuild for San Francisco’s Giants

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ The San Francisco Giants enter 2020 in the earliest stages of a reimagining of their roster. In 2019, they eschewed the chance to trade free agents-to-be reliever Will Smith and franchise icon Madison Bumgarner because of their position in the standings in late July, a justifiable decision …

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Local Atlas Peak Olive Oil at Martinez Farmers Market is Best

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS A fresh new crop of olive oil is headed your way ! This first press, or “olio nuevo,” is highly regarded by olive oil connoisseurs because it offers superb flavor, a slightly peppery taste, and lovely color. This gives an impressive advantage to California producers—they get …

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