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Pinch-hit heroics move Giants back to .500, Dickerson delivers go-ahead home run to beat Rockies – Marin Independent Journal

SAN FRANCISCO — Before the San Francisco Giants even took the field on Tuesday at Oracle Park, the defending World Series champion Washington Nationals did them a huge favor. The Nationals aren’t fighting for a playoff spot, but they did fight to keep the Philadelphia Phillies –a top wild card contender– out of one by sweeping a doubleheader on Tuesday. ...

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Frankie Montas may not be ready for a best-of-three postseason start – Marin Independent Journal

The home runs seemed to come in rapid fire. First Max Muncy pummeled a slider. Chris Taylor hit a fastball a bit harder into the seats. Perhaps by the time AJ Pollock’s homer slithered right over the right field fence, Frankie Montas had pitched himself out of contention as a postseason starter. The A’s lost their series opener to the ...

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San Jose begins weeklong cleanup of massive Monterey Road illegal dump site – Marin Independent Journal

San Jose joined forces with Union Pacific Railroad earlier this week to begin a massive undertaking to clean up a large homeless encampment and illegal dump site along Monterey Road near the southern end of the city. The coordinated clean-up effort came after residents sent hundreds of calls and emails to city leaders and create an online petition, which now ...

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Giants bring an Opening Day starter back to roster as Chadwick Tromp hits injured list – Marin Independent Journal

Opening Day catcher Tyler Heineman is rejoining the San Francisco Giants for the final seven games of the regular season. Heineman takes the place of backup catcher Chadwick Tromp, who was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a shoulder strain. Tromp injured his shoulder diving back into first base on a pickoff attempt in the Giants’ 14-2 win ...

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Larkspur to continue permit parking near Redwood High School – Marin Independent Journal

The Larkspur City Council is set to extend the parking permit pilot program for another year in neighborhoods surrounding Redwood High School to curb student parking. The council asked staff at its Sept. 16 meeting to update the boundary map of the Heather Gardens neighborhood to include Liberty Street and Midway Road while keeping the Larkspur Marina neighborhood map the ...

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SJSU football could be back next month as Mountain West eyes fall season – Marin Independent Journal

The Mountain West is zeroing in on a possible late October start to its football season, according to The Associated Press. Mountain West university presidents moved up a scheduled Friday meeting to Thursday, a person with knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the league is not making its move toward ...

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Bob’s Hoagy Steaks staying closed for now, other Little Kabul businesses relocated before wrecking ball – Marin Independent Journal

FREMONT — It’s been nearly a year and a half since anyone has tasted Yuk Wah Restaurant’s savory Mongolian beef, crispy sesame chicken, or soul-warming hot and sour soup. The longtime Chinese restaurant and institution in Fremont’s Centerville district was one of several businesses forced to close over the past couple of years after the city approved a developer’s plans for ...

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NFL hits Raiders, Gruden with big fines over Monday Night Football mask violations – Marin Independent Journal

The Raiders and New Orleans Saints, as well as coaches Jon Gruden and Sean Payton, will pay for not wearing masks Monday night in violation of NFL coronavirus mandates. The Raiders and Saints, will receive $250,000 fines, according to a league source. Gruden and Payton, who were caught on camera not wearing masks for much of the night, were each ...

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