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Traffic Advisory – Route 4 Ramp Meters Activated

Caltrans has initiated the first part of their Phase II State Route 4 (SR4) freeway ramp metering project (Caltrans press release). The goal of the project is to reduce merging traffic collisions which significantly impact freeway congestion. The other goal of the Project is to provide marginal benefits in travel …

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Warriors receive their rings, but lose a heartbreaker

BY RYAN LEONG Although the Warriors got their enormously sized rings and unveiled their second championship banner in three seasons, it was not the happy ending everyone wanted. The Houston Rockets, whom the Dubs have beaten like a drum in recent years, came back from a 17 point deficit and …

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Diverse Andrew Bird to perform at SF JAZZ next week

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Diverse multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird is coming to the intimate space of Miner Auditorium at SF Jazz for two shows next week on October 18th and 19th. A respected voice in modern music who first gained fame as part of the 90’s swing revival stars Squirrel Nut Zippers …

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Depeche Mode Brings Music to the Masses in San Jose

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Depeche Mode’s performance Sunday night before a packed house at the SAP Pavilion in San Jose was a highly polished and well choreographed spectacle. To some, coming from a band with a hit titled “Never Let Me Down Again,” it was also something of letdown for what …

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Torres to bring “Three Futures” to Slims on Friday the 13th

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Indie singer-songwriter Torres is coming to Slim’s on Friday October 13th. The highly acclaimed 26 year old graduate of Belmont University in Nashville is touring in support of her newly released third album “Three Futures.” Torres burst onto the music scene with her self-titled debut in 2013 …

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Scrappy A’s close out home season with walk-off against Seattle

BY RYAN LEONG It hasn’t been a memorable season for baseball in the Bay Area but the A’s saved their best for last. Mark Canha delivered a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth to give Oakland a 6-5 win over the Mariners in the final home game …

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Jared Goff’s return to the Bay Area a successful one

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Jared Goff’s first regular season appearance in the Bay Area as a professional was a successful one as the former Cal quarterback looked sharp and poised during his appearance Thursday night against the 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. The Novato native who was the first …

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Giants play spoiler against Rox as nightmare season winds down

BY RYAN LEONG Even though the Giants have lost 93 games and are playing out possibly the worst single season in franchise history, they’re not planning to rebuild. Proof of this was made on September 16 when General Manager Bobby Evans elected to pick up the $9 million option on …

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Ian Hunter Rocks and Rolls Away the Stone at The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Ian Hunter performed last night at The Fillmore in San Francisco. The iconic musician and former lead singer of Mott The Hoople, backed by The Rant Band, was in fine form as always as he played a two hour set comprised of classics like “Sweet Jane,” “All …

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A’s rough up Astros pitching in doubleheader sweep

BY RYAN LEONG The A’s might not be going to the playoffs but the next best thing is to play spoiler to those who want to play baseball in October. After years of beating up on the Astros when the Athletics were headed to three straight postseason appearances including division …

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