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PD Editorial: Brown reshapes high court — again

Jerry Brown’s first turn as California governor produced some epic controversies, none larger than his effort to reshape the state Supreme Court.

Nation

Nazi war suspect, 89, dies as extradition OK'd

An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial.

World

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 feared dead

A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island Wednesday.

Bay Area

Bay Area man found dead after cliff fall in Grand Teton

The man's girlfriend alerted authorities Monday after the San Francisco man failed to return from a hike.

Crime

Police: Man arrested after driving backward in Sebastopol

A 20-year-old Santa Rosa man, on probation for a drug conviction, was arrested Tuesday.

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