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Two die in horrific Highway 580 fiery crash

Two people were killed late Tuesday night when their speeding sedan clipped an SUV on Highway 580 in Pleasanton and then careened out of control down a 50-foot embankment before slamming into a tree and bursting into flames, authorities said.

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San Francisco trying shaming for quake safety

San Francisco is trying shaming to make its buildings safer for shaking. The city plans this week to slap large signs on hundreds of apartment buildings to publicly shame their owners into complying with an earthquake-safety ordinance passed last year, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

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KTVU.com Staff

BART officials to review use of force on female passenger

BART police are reviewing an incident on a train at the Pittsburg/Bay Point station last week in which an officer slammed a woman to the ground as he attempted to detain her.

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California wildfires

Rich Pedroncelli

Photos: Numerous wildfires cause destruction across state

The fast-moving blaze that destroyed over 100 homes in Weed Monday was among nearly a dozen wildfires burning in California that have been exacerbated by the state's third straight year of drought with tinder-dry conditions sending firefighters scrambling from blaze to blaze.

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Vikings bar Peterson from team activities

The Minnesota Vikings changed course early Wednesday and decided in the middle of the night to put star running back Adrian Peterson on hiatus while he deals with a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

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Christian Palma

Mexico begins to airlift thousands of stranded tourists after Hurricane Odile

The Mexican government began airlifting the first of tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.

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Wednesday Weather Forecast: Early showers possible

Early season showers are on the way. Most of Wednesday will be dry with light rain developing during the evening hours.

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2 Investigates: Reports of water leaks and waste on the rise, but response times are mixed

Responding to reports of water leaks and water waste often takes only a matter of days, but 2 Investigates has learned that in some cases Bay Area utility companies needed weeks or even months to take action.

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Actor Christopher Walken worked as a lion tamer and circus peformer

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Some Unusual Former Jobs Of Celebrities

See some of the odd jobs these familiar faces had before they were celebrities.