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Worst auto service in the Bay Area ? Easy: Nissan of Burlingame

Ever experienced what you felt was the worst customer service experience of your life when it came to getting your automobile worked on ? If you’ve ever had the misfortune of dealing with Nissan of Burlingame, you’re not remotely alone with your ire, as we’ve reviewed an alarming amount of …

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Yanks, Rays and Jays expected to battle it out for AL East crown

BY J.A.SCHWARTZ The Tampa Bay Rays are the defending American League champions, and they pushed the Dodgers to six games in the World Series before being defeated. Despite their achievements in 2020, the Rays enter the 2021 season no better than the fourth choice to represent the AL in this …

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A’s return path to Post-Season in 2021 buoyed by late signings

BY ALEX NAVARRO After reaching the playoffs the past three seasons but never advancing past the ALDS, for most of the offseason, the Oakland A’s did nothing. They lost ten free agents, including star closer Liam Hendriks and their spectacular shortstop Marcus Semien. Yet they didn’t make any moves until …

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Medicine at Midnight: The 10th Studio Album by the Foo Fighters

BY ALMA CARVEL Released in early February, Medicine at Midnight is the Foo Fighters’ 10th studio album since they were formed in 1994. After nearly 30 hard-hitting years in the alternative rock game, the band continues to be the bridge that connects the worlds of pop and grunge rock together. …

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Rebuilding Giants hope to be competitive in a top-heavy division

BY ALEX NAVARRO With Gabe Kapler having the opportunity to manage his first full season with the Giants, what are San Francisco’s expectations in 2021 ? The club hasn’t made the playoffs in four seasons, including Kapler’s first year managing the team. However, he squeezed the most out of the …

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Thriving Dodgers-Padres rivalry shaping up as best in baseball

BY J.A.SCHWARTZ Only in the feverish cogitations of San Diego Padres General Manager AJ Preller could a plan to transform his nondescript baseball team into a legitimate threat to win a championship in 2021 be imagined. To contemplate the plan is but the first step in the process. Preller has …

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Warriors get revenge on Hornets behind Green’s record night

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Returning to Chase Center for the only time in the midst of an eight game stretch to close out the first half of the season, the Warriors avenged a last-second road loss in Charlotte six days ago with an impressive 130-121 victory over the Hornets Friday night. …

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Asparagus Season is almost here at your Farmers Market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Among the first seasonal spring vegetables to appear at the farmers market are beautiful bundles of asparagus. The first green spears typically begin to pop out of the ground in late February and are harvested through May or June, depending on the weather. Asparagus takes about …

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Warriors come from way back to burn Heat in overtime 120-112

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Further short-handed by the absence of Draymond Green, the Warriors rode a balanced team effort to overcome a poor start and score an improbable 120-112 win in overtime against the Miami Heat Wednesday night at Chase Center. Already playing without a legitimate big man while both James …

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Curry’s 40 leads shorthanded Warriors past Magic 111-105

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Steph Curry maintained his recent groove Thursday night, pouring in 40 points including 10 three-pointers to lead the Warriors to a 111-105 win over Orlando at Chase Center. The effort extended Curry’s career-best streak with four or more three-pointers to 13 consecutive games, tying James Harden’s all-time …

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