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PG&E fined $1.4B for deadly 2010 San Bruno pipeline blast

California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against PG&E for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a San Bruno neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines.

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CEO for Centerplate resigns in wake of dog-kicking video

The embattled CEO of a multi-billion-dollar company that provides catering services at several Bay Area sports venues has resigned after the fallout from a hotel surveillance video surfaced showing him kicking a friend’s dog.

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Train and vehicle accident in Oakland

1 person dead after train crashes with vehicle

One man is dead after an Amtrak train accident involving a vehicle. It happened just after 10 p.m. Monday on the tracks running by High Street between Coliseum Way and Watling Street in Oakland.

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Lane reopened on northbound Hwy 87 in San Jose after brush fire

The roadway has reopened after a roadside fire closed a northbound lane on state Highway 87 in San Jose Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Burning Man 2014

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Photos: Burning Man 2014

The Nevada desert fills up with artists, revelers and volunteers for the annual Burning Man event at Black Rock Desert in Gerlach, Nevada.

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Harbaugh: No tolerance for domestic violence

During a weekly radio appearance Tuesday morning, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said that -- while he couldn't comment specifically about the weekend arrest of defensive end Ray McDonald on felony charges -- he and the team would "not tolerate domestic violence.

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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued US airstrikes in Iraq.

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Tuesday's weather forecast

Tuesday Forecast: Slightly cooler temps

The summer heat will retreat as a cooler pattern settles into the Bay Area. Low clouds will reform along the coast and over parts of the bay for Tuesday morning.

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2 Investigates: Tracking repeat drunk drivers; Is the ‘Hot List’ working?

Law enforcement officials across California are cracking down on repeat drunk drivers, as part of a statewide program in conjunction with the Department of Motor Vehicles. The so-called “Hot List” consists of repeat DUI offenders in each jurisdiction, and is distributed to 35 law enforcement agencies across the state, including eight police departments in the Bay Area.

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Bubble Soccer gaining in popularity

There's a new game in town called Bubble Soccer which is hilarious to play or watch and is good exercise.