Oakland Athletics Pregame: Franklin Barreto getting an extended look, Brett Anderson injury update and Stephen Piscotty getting hot

OAKLAND -- Franklin Barreto has been up and down three times this year, between Triple-A Nashville and the Oakland Athletics.…

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Golden State Warriors could buy second-round pick in NBA Draft

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Fabulous Fiji: Where warm welcomes never cease

When one thinks of Fiji, one imagines beautiful South Pacific islands, resplendent, silky white sand beaches with perfectly swaying palms…

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S.F. hits brakes on Farrell’s high-speed internet plan

San Francisco’s effort to create a citywide broadband internet service for all residents and businesses has suffered a setback as…

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Ex-employee comes forward to ID club owner in threats to burn homeless encampment

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Fine wine from The Grade

In his 1883 memoir “The Silverado Squatters,” Robert Louis Stevenson describes traveling through north Napa Valley. Commenting on Mount Saint…

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Here’s to all the dads out there on this Father’s Day, and all the little things they do that help…

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Stone: There’s hope in healing dreaded hamstring injuries

The dreaded “hammy” is the tearing of the muscle or tendon fibers of the powerful hamstring muscles at the back…

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