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Aug. 16-18: Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Sixto Rodriguez, Erasure, Charlie Puth, Merola Grand Finale, Polk Street Blues Festival, Festival of the Sea, 20th Street Block Party

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Bochy says the game has changed, with regards to players like Yasiel Puig

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Oakland Athletics drop 12-inning finale to Mariners, Astros await

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Two injured in Mission District shootings

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Driver in custody after fatal collision with bicyclist

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