Soda tax war returns to Bay Area

Two years after Richmond's effort to tax sugary drinks went down to resounding defeat, Berkeley and San Francisco look to make history on Nov. 4  
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San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars

The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants. 
Oakland approves $577,000 to help Central American child migrants

Child migrants seeking refuge in the Bay Area after fleeing Central American violence got a boost from the Oakland City Council on Tuesday night when it voted unanimously to offer $577,000 in legal aid. 
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Former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, winner of five Super Bowls, is among candidates for Pro Football Hall of Fame
Oakland Raiders Usama Young and LaMarr Woodley were both injured in loss to Arizona Cardinals; Young, was having an MRI and ESPN reported he was out for the season with an ACL/MCL tear  
10/21/2014 11:36 PM PDT - Center makes big plays in long-waited return from knee injury  
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Yahoo turned in a third-quarter earnings report Tuesday that beat Wall Street’s expectations and gives CEO Marissa Mayer some bottom-line results to back up her strategy of acquisitions and emphasis on mobile and media to lift the pioneering Internet company out of the doldrums.
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Lisa Kudrow is back in Showtime's hilarious 'Web Therapy  
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Set your heading (or GPS) for the Victory Ships of Richmond, where docents are rebuilding the Red Oak, Rosie the Riveter beckons history buffs and there's enough nautical lore to satisfy any World War II buff.  
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.