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Reputed gang leader gets 8 years for conspiracy conviction

One of the reputed leaders of an East Oakland gang was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison for conspiracy to commit a home invasion robbery, prosecutors said.

8:37 p.m.  

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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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Giants vs. Diamondbacks

Rick Scuteri

Diamondbacks knock off Giants 6-2

The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night.

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Hurricane Odile

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.

8:08 p.m.  

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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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New 270-Degree Movie-Watching Technology

Co-founder of the Red Camera/Red Digital Cinema, Ted Schilowitz, is showing off his latest venture, Barco Escape, a 270-degree panoramic movie-watching experience in Redwood City.