San Francisco Bay Area commuters got a reprieve from a potential transit strike when a judge granted California Gov. Jerry Brown's request for a 60-day cooling-off period in negotiations between the ... more 
San Francisco Bay Area commuters got a reprieve from a potential transit strike when a judge granted California Gov. Jerry Brown's request for a 60-day cooling-off period in negotiations between the Bay Area Rapid Transit Agency and two of its largest unions. A father and the daughter,whose disappearance set off a weeklong-manhunt were expected to be reunited,a day after she was rescued,and her accused-kidnapper was fatally-shot in rural-Idaho. Firefighters made steady progress in battling Southern California's latest destructive wildfire, which burned 26 homes and threatened more than 500 others in the San Jacinto Mountains. less 
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Sun, Aug 11, 2013 4:13 PM EDT