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    Quinn: Ellen Pao and John Doerr: The mentor and the protege on the stand

    When Ellen Pao joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2005, she had an advantage not many others enjoy: John Doerr, one of the technology industry's chief boosters, as a mentor and boss.

    By Michelle Quinn mquinn@mercurynews.com|

  • nation-world

    Hernandez prosecutors want jury told about Florida shooting

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked the judge Monday to let them tell jurors about his involvement in a friend's shooting in Florida, saying it contradicts the...

    By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press|

  • News

    Sara Gilbert welcomes baby boy with wife Linda Perry

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Sara Gilbert shared the news of her new baby on "The Talk."Co-host Julie Chen announced on Monday's episode that Gilbert welcomed a son over the weekend. It's Gilbert's first with wife Linda Perry.Chen said Rhodes Emilio...

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  • nation-world

    'Black Madam' falls ill after 2 days of colorful testimony

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) An underground "body sculptor" charged in the death of a London dancer has tangled with a prosecutor who believes her ever-changing names, addresses and business ventures are the work of a classic con.But the hip-hop artist...

    By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Cindy Crawford viral 'real' photo a fake

    The viral photo of Cindy Crawford that was seemingly untouched, showing her stomach as being wrinkly and a bit flabby, was a fake.

    Compiled by Tony Hicks thicks@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • News

    Judge: CeeLo Green in compliance with probation in drug case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) CeeLo Green has completed more than 150 hours of community service and is complying with counseling requirements that are conditions of his probation in a felony drug case, court records show.The Grammy Award-winning singer has...

    By Anthony Mccartney, AP Entertainment Writer|

  • nation-world

    Review: 'Second Best' Marigold Hotel lives up to its title

    If you're going to do a movie sequel that doesn't quite measure up to the original and seems rather hurriedly cobbled together, well, OK. Many filmmakers have done the same.But actually putting the words "Second Best" in the title? Now, that's...

    By Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Books by the Bay: Barry Gifford extends the Sailor and Lula saga in 'The Up-Down'

    With fictional series, it's not always easy to tell when you've come to the end of the road; Barry Gifford's new novel may or may not be the final installment in his Sailor and Lula saga. The latest satirical novel by S.G. Browne, a doomsday thriller by Matt Richtel, and the second installment in Patricia Bracewell's Queen Emma trilogy also arrive in bookstores this month. Two picture books -- one on "rad" women, the other on man's best friend -- complete the list of new releases by Bay Area...

    By Georgia Rowe Correspondent|

  • Entertainment

    Dakota Johnson's 'Saturday Night Live' ISIS sketch causes controversy

    Dakota Johnson played a young woman successfully recruited by ISIS in a "Saturday Night Live" skit last weekend.

    Compiled by Tony Hicks thicks@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Entertainment

    Maxee Maxwell, member of girl group Brownstone, dies at 46

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Maxee Maxwell, a member of the 1990s girl group Brownstone best known for the hit "If You Love Me" has died after cutting herself in a fall at home, a representative said Monday.Courtney Barnes told The Associated Press...

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