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Quakes’ Hoesen scores 10th goal in tie with Real Salt Lake

By Jay DrewCorrespondent SANDY, Utah — Dutch forward Danny Hoesen stayed hot on an unseasonably cool and breezy night in the Salt Lake City suburbs Saturday. The Earthquakes remained lukewarm, drawing for the second straight match. Hoesen scored his 10th goal of the season to move into a tie for third place on the MLS’ top scorers list for 2018, but the Quakes still haven’t won since May 12 after drawing 1-1 with Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium. “We showed a lot of fight, [...]

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1 killed, seriously injured in crash on El Camino Real offramp in San Bruno

SAN BRUNO, Calif. — Officials said one person was killed and another seriously injured after an accident occurred at the bottom of the El Camino Real offramp off of westbound I-380 Saturday evening. Drivers can expect delays and are encouraged to take an alternate route at this time. MAPS: Track the traffic where you live Stay with ABC7 News for more on this developing story. Source link

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Woman allegedly calls police on girl selling water in San Francisco

A San Francisco woman who allegedly called the police on an 8-year-old girl for selling water outside AT&T Park is causing a stir on Twitter, where she is being identified as #PermitPatty. In a video first posted to Instagram by the girl’s cousin, Raj, or @_ethiopiangold, early Saturday, the girl’s mother confronts the woman, who is white, while she is on the phone and appears to be on hold. Afterward, the woman, identified as Alison Ettel, ducks behind a [...]

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she was asked to leave restaurant

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. Sanders says she was told by the owner of The Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, that she had to “leave because I work for POTUS and I politely left.” Sanders says the event says far more about the owner of the restaurant than it does about her. She says, “I always do my best to treat people, including those [...]

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Grass fire prompts 2nd alarm near I-280 in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Crews contained a grass that was fire burning on a hillside near homes and a highway in San Francisco Saturday afternoon. The fire was reported in an area between Alemany Boulevard and Highway 280. A second alarm was called as firefighters battled the flames. A shelter-in-place order was issued in the 100 block of Bache Street. Firefighters had the fire contained around 12:25 p.m., according to fire officials. The fire burned two acres and injured one person. A [...]

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New video from USGS shows lava from Kilauea volcano flowing fast

HONOLULU (KGO) — Alarming new pictures show the lava threat from the Kilauea volcano is not letting up in Hawaii. New video was released by the USGS shows some of the lava now flowing at 15 miles per hour. Authorities are warning residents and tourists to stay away. RELATED: USGS says lava from Kilauea volcano completely fills Kapoho Bay Tourists could be fined or arrested if they are caught taking pictures. So far more than 600 homes have been destroyed. USGS scientists have been [...]

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Ugliest Dog contest being held at Sonoma-Marin Fair

PETALUMA, Calif. (KGO) — Homely hounds will be vying to be named World’s Ugliest Dog in the annual Sonoma-Marin Fair Ugly Dog Contest. Judging is based on appearance and personality. RELATED: Sonoma-Marin fair holds annual ‘Ugly Dog Contest’ The first place winner will get $1,500. Second place receives $1,000 and third place gets $500. The contest starts at six p.m. on Saturday night. (Copyright ©2018 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.) Source link

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Painting prodigy makes a big splash – The Mercury News

Editor’s note: The annual Mosaic Journalism Workshop for Bay Area high school students is a two-week intensive course in journalism. Based at San Jose State University’s Spartan Daily newsroom, Mosaic students report and photograph real stories under the guidance of professional journalists. In fifth grade, while many of us were running around on playgrounds, Tyler Gordon of San Jose had just discovered his endless supply of painting talent. Tyler, who turns 12 Sunday, paints black, white and gray portraits of [...]

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Black Brazilians reject hair straighteners, return to Afros

By Marina Lopes | Washington Post SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Bruna Aparecida smiled cautiously at her reflection as a hairdresser snipped the last strands of her straight hair. Her head was crowned with curls. “I didn’t know myself without straight hair,” said Aparecida, 27, who used chemical relaxers for nearly a decade before deciding to go natural. She used to be the only black woman at the bank where she works who had kinky hair. Today, she is one of six. “It’s [...]

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Giants promote Austin Slater, demote Mac Williamson

SAN FRANCISCO–The Giants are closing in on the halfway point of the 2018 season and the club has yet to settle on an everyday left fielder. The search will continue for the foreseeable future after the Giants announced Mac Williamson was demoted to Triple-A Sacramento and Austin Slater was promoted to the 25-man roster. Williamson burst onto the scene at the end of April with three home runs in his first 19 at-bats, but he suffered a concussion after crashing [...]

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