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Kevin Durant will return to the lineup against Blazers in Game 4

PORTLAND — Star forward Kevin Durant will return to the Warriors’ lineup for Monday night’s Game 4 in Portland. After missing two games with a strained calf, Durant has recovered to the point the Warriors feel comfortable putting him in game action. He went through a full practice this past Friday and all of shootaround on Monday morning. Durant nearly played …

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Stockton Police Encouraged by Dropping Violent Crime Rate

Please enable Javascript to watch this video STOCKTON — The look and sound of a crime scene is all too familiar in the City of Stockton but according to the Stockton Police Department’s latest crime data the reputation of a violent city could be slowly changing. “We’re seeing encouraging numbers,” Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones said. The chief said property …

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Andre Iguodala teases Klay Thompson about fashion choices

Andre Iguodala has assisted Klay Thompson on 184 buckets as teammates on the Warriors. Iguodala likes to help Thompson off the floor, too, including on his fashion choices. “Klay should wear staple pieces. He should wear the same thing every day,” Iguodala told Bleacher Report. “He should dress like a Silicon Valley startup CEO.” The reality, though, is that Thompson …

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East County: Police logs reveal calls for drugs, armed robbery and more

ANTIOCH The following excerpts are from the Antioch police logs. Monday, April 17: Burglary: At 8:01 a.m., police were called to the 1900 block of San Jose Drive,  for a report of bicycles stolen from a locked patio room. Robbery: At 3:52 p.m., a caller reported that after meeting with an interested buyer on the 5300 block of Cherokee Way, the buyer put a …

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Decision delayed on controversial Danville apartment project

DANVILLE — The Town Council wants more time, and much more information, before deciding whether to approve a 150-unit apartment complex on Diablo Road just west of Interstate 680. That extra time may not help the project’s developer — Los Gatos-based Danville Office Partners, LLC — based on the harsh comments by some council members, including Robert Storer, about the “Riverwalk at …

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John’s Incredible brings Peanut Butter Pizza to Newark

John’s Incredible Pizza Co. is bringing 65,000 square feet of games and rides to NewPark Mall in Newark, along with another attraction sure to draw attention: Spicy Peanut Butter Pizza. The massive entertainment center, a major part of the NewPark renovation, touts its all-you-can-eat buffet with many items made from scratch. Diners will find more than 20 varieties of pizza, …

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Nearly $1 billion in side deals for California gas tax approved

SACRAMENTO — Generous side-deals that persuaded key California lawmakers to get behind a controversial gas tax cleared the Legislature Monday. Nearly $1 billion in funding for district-specific transportation projects surfaced in the lead-up to the April 6 gas-tax vote — which passed narrowly, without a vote to spare — as amendments on a separate bill, Senate Bill 132. The projects benefited the …

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Sergio Romo hyped for ‘homecoming’ to San Francisco with Dodgers

Sergio Romo’s return to San Francisco excited the reliever ever since he signed with the Dodgers — and not just because it meant he’d be able to eat “the best burrito in the world.” The former Giants closer couldn’t help but be stoked about a visit to La Taqueria on Mission and 25th streets. “Other than mom’s cooking, I’d eat that every day,” …

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